Launching Your Screenwriting Career

Building a screenwriting career does not happen overnight. It takes talent, tenacity and industry know-how. Discover what it takes to build your screenwriting career step by valuable step.


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Check-in begins at 12:30 pm.
Event starts at 1:00 pm. 
No Refunds. No Credits.
Topics will include:

Industry overview: The state of the spec marketLuck favors the prepared: Building an enticing brandPlaying – and winning – the representation gameMaking the most of contests, online services and pitch eventsBreaking into televisionParallel creative and career developmentCommon pitfalls and roadblocks

LEE JESSUP, Author of Michael Wiese Productions’ Getting It Write: An Insider’s Guide To A Screenwriting Career, released in March 2014, is a career coach for professional and emerging screenwriters, with an exclusive focus on the screenwriter’s professional development. Her clients include WGA members, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated screenwriters, writers who sold screenplays and pitches to major studios and contest winners. Lee spent 6+ years as director of

During her time with ScriptShark, Lee introduced hundreds of screenplays to entertainment industry professionals, and spearheaded a national Business of Screenwriting seminar series launched in partnership with Final Draft and sponsored by The New York Times Company. An invited speaker at screenwriting conferences and festivals both in the US and Europe, Lee is a regular contributor to Script Magazines and was the interview subject for a number of film-centric television and web programs. 

To learn more about Lee and her services, visit

Lee Jessup

Join us on the Fourth Saturday at:

520 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004

**There is plenty of street parking.

Meeting Timeframe: 1:00 pm to approximately 3:00 pm.

Members, please remember to bring your SWN membership card!

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  • Vanessa

    Terrific speaker, great energy!

    May 27

  • Dita Marina O.

    Another Saturday of working a double shift. Much fun to everyone!

    April 21, 2014

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