2020 TV Retreat Postponed

This morning, California health officials issued directives to help contain the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Based on those statements, we have postponed our March 2020 TV retreat until Saturday, August 29 – Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This postponement gives both our country the opportunity to contain the pandemic and retreat participants ample time to make arrangements […]

Our Feature Contest Late Deadline Is Almost Here

The late submission deadline for our 2020 Feature Retreat & Fellowship competition is fast approaching on Sunday, March 15th. Until March 15th, the submission fee is $80. After that, the submission fee is $85 until April 19th, the extended late deadline. We often provide links to submission fee discounts in our newsletter; so if you’d […]

Our Regular Deadline Is Fast Approaching!

The regular submission deadline for our 2020 Feature Retreat & Fellowship competition is fast approaching on Sunday, February 9th. Until February 9th, the submission fee is $70. After that, the submission fee is $80 until March 15th (late deadline), then $85 until April 19th (extended late deadline). Entering the contest is the only way to […]

An Interview with Lisa Callamaro

  We’re hosting an exciting one-day seminar The Business of ‘The Biz’ on Saturday, March 30th from 10 am until 4 pm at the Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles. The seminar features Lisa Callamaro, head of the management and production company Story & Voice, who will discuss the tools writers, producers, and filmmakers alike need to successfully […]

2019 TV Retreat: A Pictorial Recap

Our Late Deadline is Approaching

The late deadline for our 2019 Feature Retreat & Fellowship competition is on Monday, March 11th, which is just around the corner! By entering the contest, you get the chance not only to attend the feature retreat on October 19th – 22nd, but also to be our Grand Prize Fellowship winner. The Fellowship includes free […]

Mentor Lisa Callamaro’s TEDx Talk

The Business of “The Biz”


We’re thrilled to host manager/producer Lisa Callamaro’s intensive one-day seminar “The Business of ‘The Biz,'” which teaches writers, writers/producers, producers, filmmakers, or anyone interested in developing projects the tools they’ll need to further their IP and empower their career.

A Pictoral Recap of Our 2018 Feature Retreat

Discover and Build Your Writing Career

If you’re an aspiring TV writer who wants to learn about how to build your writing career, our afternoon of TV panels is for you!