March 21, 2015toMarch 22, 2015

Storytellers ExpoMarch 17, 2015 update: The location for this conference has changed. Please check the conference website for the most up-to-date information.

Do you have a book or literary project that might work as a movie? If you’d like to meet with representatives from studios such as HBO, DreamWorks, Warner Brothers, SyFy Channel, Lionsgate, and Universal, check out Storytellers Expo 2015. The expo will be held March 21-22 at the Hyatt Regency SFO. It includes presentations and classes taught by successful established writers, and a Pitch Fest where you can pitch your projects to New York publishers, agents, Hollywood studios, and producers.

Presenters this year include:

  • ELLEN SANDLER, Screenwriter and Author. Nominated for an Emmy as a Co-Executive Producer of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Ellen has created over 20 pilots for ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox Family, Oxygen and the Disney Channel.
  • SUSAN JOHNSTON, President of Select Services Films, Inc and founder of New Media Film Festival. Susan is the president of Select Services Films, Inc., an award-winning production company, and is the Founder of the New Media Film Festival.
  • MICHAEL SLIFKIN, Founder and partner of Archstone Entertainment. With more than 30 years of success in film, television and other entertainment-related industries, Michael’s background includes extensive experience in all areas of physical production, including: project financing, and project acquisition.
  • DAVE TROTTIER, Author and Screenwriter. Also known as “Dr. Format,” Dave has sold and/or optioned ten screenplays and helped hundreds of writers break into the writing business. He’s an acclaimed script consultant and author of perennial bestseller, “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”


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