Screenwriting Summit Schedule

2020 SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE
WRITING FOR HOLLYWOOD SUMMIT – February 15, 2020
Hyatt Regency San Francisco

 

TIMECLASSPRESENTERS
8:00-10:00 AMRegistration
9:00-10:00 AMScreenwriting: Perfecting the Mechanics

In this presentation, you will learn the basic principles of screenwriting and how to develop a strong, logline, synopsis and treatment for your story.

EJ DeBrun

Christine Conradt

Sarah Granger

Paul Zeidman

10:15-11:15 AMBooks to Screen: Turning Books into Movies, TV and Streaming Successes

In this presentation, you will learn the steps to take in adapting your story from the pages of a book to fit the screen, whether it be for film, television or streaming services. Each has its own unique format.

Rocky Lang

EJ DeBrun

Jonathan Maberry

Bob Saenz

Aya DeLeon

11:30 AM-1:00 PMLunch On Your Own1 hr. 30 mins.
1:00-2:00 PMWriting for Television

In this presentation, you will learn the steps to take when writing for the networks, the format and the unique requirements each network has for its writers.

Christine Conradt

Aya DeLeon

Cali Gilbert

Jonathan Maberry

EJ DeBrun

2:15-3:15 PMFilmmaking: Breaking into Hollywood

In this presentation, you will learn the first steps to take when venturing into the world of the entertainment industry. Finding your voice and building your brand. Finding your tribe and building relationships with industry professionals.

Rocky Lang

Sarah Granger

Bob Saenz

Steve Browne

 

3:30-4:30 PMThe Business of Screenwriting

In this presentation, you will learn the ins and outs of life as a working screenwriter. Topics include: What to expect from agents/managers, pitching new projects, landing open writing assignments, understanding the importance of development notes, and how to do rewrites for actors and directors. Research methods. Fair use and copyright laws.

Rocky Lang

Barbara Hall

Christine Conradt

Bob Saenz

 

4:45-5:45 PMAsk a Pro (with presenters from the Poetry Summit, Writing for Hollywood Summit and San Francisco Writers Conference)ALL PRESENTERS
6:00 PMGala with drinks and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 PMPoetry & Jazz Reception

 

 

Cali Gilbert, Coordinator
Writing For Hollywood Summit
tower15productions@gmail.com
www.CaliGilbert.com

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