Confirmed Panelists (so far) for the 2020 ScreenCraft Writers Summit in Chicago

by ScreenCraft on November 7, 2019

The lineup of 2020 ScreenCraft Writers Summit panelists is filling quickly! We’re excited to have the following industry mentors with us in Chicago in April.

Join us for workshops, panels, cocktail parties, pitch events and mentorship with some of Hollywood’s top screenwriters, agents and producers.

Reserve your badge now.

We'll be announcing many more panelists and mentors soon!

Some of ScreenCraft's 2020 Speakers & Mentors Already Confirmed:

► Meg LeFauve: Oscar-nominated Screenwriter (INSIDE OUT, THE GOOD DINOSAUR, CAPTAIN MARVEL)

► Wendy Calhoun: Television Writer, Showrunner (EMPIRE, JUSTIFIED, GREY’S ANATOMY, NASHVILLE)

► Joan Wai: Program Manager, Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

► Stephany Folsom: Screenwriter & TV Writer (Pixar’s TOY STORY 4, STAR WARS: RESISTANCE, THE LORD OF THE RINGS on Amazon)

► Karin Gist: Karin Gist, Showrunner & TV Writer (MIXED-ISH, STAR, HOUSE OF LIES, REVENGE, GIRLFRIENDS, etc)

► Devon Byers: Literary Manager & Producer, First Friday Entertainment

► Krista Sipp: Literary Manager & Producer, First Friday Entertainment

► Jill Chamberlain: Author, The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret to Successful Screenwriting

► Enid Portuguez: Director of Events and Communications at the Writers Guild Foundation

► Emily Dell: ScreenCraft Writers Summit Executive Director, Director, Screenwriter (B-GIRL, CryptTV, DreamworksTV, Verona Graphic Novel)

► Scott Myers: Writer & Exec. Producer, host of “Go Into the Story”, Professor, DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts

► Shira Rockowitz: Associate Director, Feature Film Program, Sundance Institute

► Matt Bird: Author, The Secrets of Story: Innovative Tools for Perfecting Your Fiction and Captivating Readers

Bill True: Film & TV Writer (RUNAWAY, FORT RULES), Department Chair for Screenwriting, Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre.

And we look forward to announcing more mentors very soon. This event will sell out, so if you want to join us, be sure to register soon!

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