April 9-11

Build your community. Build your career.

Learn from Hollywood’s top Screenwriters, Executives, Managers, Agents & Producers.
This live online event is your chance to build your creative community, and gain the skills and perspective to advance your career.

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Virtual Live Speakers Include:

Meg LeFauve

Oscar-nominated Screenwriter (INSIDE OUT, THE GOOD DINOSAUR, CAPTAIN MARVEL)

Topics: Writing Compelling Characters, Structure, Feature Films, etc.

Adam Kolbrenner

Literary Manager; Producer and Founder, Lit Entertainment (PRISONERS, FREE GUY, RAISED BY WOLVES, etc)

Topics: Agents/Managers, Producing, How to “break in”, Competitions, etc.

Wendy Calhoun

Peabody Award Winning TV Writer/Producer (PRODIGAL SON, STATION 19, EMPIRE, NASHVILLE, JUSTIFIED)

Topics: Showrunning, TV Writing, Pitching, Character, etc.
* Pitch Competition Juror*

Ben Cory Jones

TV Writer and Showrunner (INSECURE, UNDERGROUND, BOOMERANG, etc)

Topics: TV Writing, Pitching, Showrunning, etc.
* Pitch Competition Juror*

Darrien Gipson

National Director, SAGindie

Topics: Indie Filmmaking, Working with Actors, Character, etc.

Eric Heisserer

Oscar-nominated Screenwriter (ARRIVAL, BIRD BOX, LIGHTS OUT, SHADOW & BONE, etc.)

Topics: Pitching, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Horror, Feature Films, etc.
* Pitch Competition Juror*

Naren Shankar

TV Writer and Showrunner (Amazon’s THE EXPANSE, GRIMM, CSI, etc)

Topics: TV Writing, Showrunning, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, etc.
Emily Carmichael

Emily Carmichael

Screenwriter and Director (JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION, PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING)

Topics: Writing Action, Feature Films, Breaking In, etc.

Enid Portuguez

Director of Events, Writers Guild Foundation

Topics: Tools for Emerging Writers, Breaking In, etc.

More speakers will be announced. Check back soon!

Join us for two full days of panels and discussions on topics from screenwriting craft to business and career insights.  Keynotes will feature industry leaders and Oscar and Emmy-winning creatives.  Jeff Goldsmith will join us with the premiere of his 2021 Oscar-Nominated screenwriters Q&A panel for our Summit’s opening night online event!

 

In addition, there will be be virtual networking opportunities for you to meet collaborators and mentors to move you forward.  Even while distanced, ScreenCraft’s goal is to connect writers from around the world.

 

The finale of the Summit will be the finals of ScreenCraft’s Virtual Pitch Competition, where the top finalists will pitch  – Live online! – to the panel of showrunners, managers and top writers. Be sure to enter the Pitch Competition for your chance to pitch to the best!

Registered attendees may join the LIVE sessions and access recordings of sessions after the event.

Your Badge Includes:

  • 2 days of Panels and Discussions with award-winning screenwriters, producers, TV showrunners, agents, managers and studio executives.

  • Kickoff event featuring the 2021 Oscar-nominated screenwriters!

  • Networking face-to-face (virtually) where you can meet writers and producers, with networking events organized around your interests and writing topics!

  • ScreenCraft team there to help you get the most out of the experience.

Panels and Workshops on:

  • Crafting Compelling Characters

  • How I Got My first Agent/Manager

  • Inside Story Structure 

  • The Failure Panel (back by popular demand!)

  • The Producer’s Process 

  • And more!

LEARN. ADVANCE. GET INSPIRED.

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Summit Partners include:

Join the worldwide ScreenCraft community online for a weekend of screenwriting panels, mentor sessions, industry networking and inspiration – all from the comfort of your home.

Badge prices are discounted for a limited time, and will increase each month:
Now: $89
Feb 1st: $99
March 1st: $109
April 1st: $119

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