More 2019 ScreenCraft Writers Summit Panelists Announced!

By January 24, 2019 No Comments

The lineup of 2019 ScreenCraft Summit panelists is filling quickly!  And the Elite Badges are nearly sold out!

We’re excited to add the following industry mentors.

You can see the entire 2019 lineup by visiting the ScreenCraft Writers Summit page by clicking here.

Newly confirmed panelists include:

► Keya Khayatian: Keya is a Partner at United Talent Agency. He works in the Motion Picture Literary Department, and his clients include actress and writer Rashida Jones, writer-director Jay Chandrasekhar, Oscar-winning screenwriter Diana Ossana and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.

► Julie Plec: Executive Producer, Screenwriter, TV Showrunner (CW’s ROSWELL: NEW MEXICO, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE ORIGINALS)

► Chad Kennedy: Vice President of Current Programming at Warner Bros TV (Oversees THE 100, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, VERONICA MARS, LETHAL WEAPON, CASTLE ROCK, WHAT/IF, and DOOM PATROL)

► Enid Portuguez: Enid is the Director of Communications & Events for The Writers Guild Foundation. Founded in 1966, the Writers Guild Foundation preserves and promotes the history and craft of writing for the screen.

► Darrien Gipson: Darrien is the National Director of SAGindie, a free resource that guides independent filmmakers through the SAG-AFTRA signatory process, making it even easier to hire actors, regardless of budget.

► Justin Littman: Literary Manager, The Gotham Group (Clients wrote/directed SUPER TROOPERS, AMANDA KNOX, RAFIKI, etc)

See the full list of 2019 conference mentors here. And we look forward to announcing several more mentors very soon. This event will sell out, so if you want to join us, be sure to register soon!  The regular deadline to purchase your badge for the 2019 conference is February 10th. The final deadline is the day before the conference (April 4th). REGISTER HERE.

And once again, congratulations to last year’s attendee, Rhonda Baraka, who signed with her literary manager at our conference!