The Scriptwriters Network has a longstanding dedication to great writing and nurturing talent through proper industry education and access to its invaluable resources.
Reno, NV (PRWEB) November 25, 2014
The Reno Tahoe International Film Festival (RTIFF) has today announced the addition of The Scriptwriters Network as an integral, industry sponsor of the festival.
The Scriptwriters Network (SWN), an educational, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Non-profit, is well known in the entertainment industry, consisting of dedicated screenwriters, show-runners, producers, directors, television/video game/comic book writers, novelists, actors, editors, agents, managers, professors, accountants and many others. The SWN serves its community by providing educational programming, enhancing awareness of the realities of the business, developing access and opportunity through alliances with industry professionals and furthering the cause of writing for the entertainment industry.
“Supporting film festivals like the Reno Tahoe International Film Festival allows Scriptwriters Network to continue to provide writers with not only educational opportunities, but also with opportunities to showcase their original works and support them as their industry careers flourish.” says Melessa Y. Sargent, President & CEO of Scriptwriters Network Foundation, Inc.
The SWN is offering free one-year memberships to the first, second, third place and best student screenplay winners of the RTIFF screenwriting competition. The SWN membership allows access through resource tools, monthly meetings, programs, contests, networking opportunities, special events and writer development programs. Most notably, the SWN hosts the Hollywood Outreach Program, the High Concept Screenplay Competition, the Television Outreach Program and the Pitch Boot Camp, all designed to prepare screenwriters for producing and presenting projects at the highest possible level.
“As a film producer, I am always actively seeking projects to consider and produce. Having founded this festival as a marketplace/sales effort, I immediately thought of The Scriptwriters Network due to its longstanding dedication to great writing and nurturing talent through proper industry education and access to its invaluable resources.” explains Chayah Masters, Founder/Executive Director of the Reno Tahoe International Film Festival.
About The Scriptwriters Network - The Scriptwriters Network, founded in 1986, is an educational, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, volunteer-driven organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals. The Network serves its members by providing educational programming, enhancing their awareness of the realities of the business, developing access and opportunity through alliances with industry professionals, and furthering the cause and quality of writing in the entertainment industry. Our membership is as varied as our guest speaker list, which includes Movie Screenwriters, Show-runners, Executive Producers, Directors, Television Writers, Video Game & Comic Book Writers, Novelists, Actors, Editors, Agents, Managers, Professors, Career Experts, Accountants, and many more.
About the Reno Tahoe International Film Festival - The Reno Tahoe Film Society is devoted to the advancement of outstanding achievement in cinema, creating opportunities for Filmmakers and Screenwriters, offering audiences amazing entertainment, financial success for our business partners and sponsors, and the enhancement of both the image and economic well-being of the Northern Nevada region. This is the motivation behind launching the Reno Tahoe International Film Festival in June 2015. We aspire to be the festival of choice for independent filmmakers and new media producers. We want to attract distributors and buyers due to our stellar exhibition of selected films; despite this being our inaugural year, we’ve already received some outstanding considerations.
The Reno Tahoe International Film Festival runs June 4 – June 7, 2015
To secure media passes for this event, please contact Ms. Chayah Masters, Founder / Executive Director