Chat Schedule



  Sundays 5:00PM to 6:00PM PT - chat instructions here.

A full list of our past #scriptchat guests can be found here.


2023 CHAT SCHEDULE


JANUARY 2023:

1st: NO CHAT - Happy New Year! 

8th: Open Topic

15th: TOPIC - Different approaches to outlining.

22nd: TOPIC: Character introductions.

29th: TOPIC: Finding and working with a writing group.

 

FEBRUARY 2023: 

5th: Jeffrey Lieber @JeffLieber -  Lost (2004-2010), 
Miami Medical (2010), NCIS: New Orleans (2014-2015), Impulse (2018-2019), Don't Look Deeper (2020-2022), Charmed 

12th: NO CHAT - Super Bowl

19th: Seth Sherwood @SethMSherwood - Screenwriter. Devil Take Me (Supermassive 2022), Light as a Feather (Hulu 2019), Hellfest (2018) Leatherface (2017), upcoming untitled Amazon horror series.

26th: Scott Myers @gointothestory - Author (Amazon #1 Best Seller, Film & TV, "The Protagonist's Journey"), Screenwriter (K-9), Host (http://GoIntoTheStory.com, official Black List screenwriting blog).


MARCH 2023:

5th: Donna Michelle Anderson (DMA) @planetdma - TOPIC: Industry emphasis on and expectations of "The First 10 Pages" of scripts, including some of the Oscar contenders, as well as some TV pilots.

12th: NO CHAT - Oscars
(Note: Daylight Saving Time - Turn your clocks forward an hour!)  

19th: Manfred Lopez Grem @ManfredGrem - Mexican-American Writer-Director | WGA | Weintraub Tobin | Zero Gravity | 2021 Black List Feature Lab Fellow | #1 on Black List Site | Multiple 8s & 9s

26th: 


APRIL 2023:

2nd: 

9th: NO CHAT - Easter/Passover

16th: 

23rd: 

30th:  



MAY 2023:


7th: 

14th: NO CHAT - Mother's Day

21st: 

28th: NO CHAT - Memorial Day  


JUNE 2023:

4th: 

11th: 

18th: NO CHAT - Father's Day

25th:  


JULY 2023:

2nd: NO CHAT - Independence Day

9th: 

16th: 

23rd: 

30st: 

 


AUGUST 2023:

6th:  

13th: 

20th: 

27th: 



SEPTEMBER 2023:

Note: Date for the Emmy Awards is not public yet - TBD

3rd: NO CHAT - Labor Day

10th: 

17th: 

24th:




OCTOBER 2023:

1st: 

8th: NO CHAT - Columbus/Indigenous People's Day

15th: 

22nd: 

29th:  



NOVEMBER 2023:

5th: 

(Note: Daylight savings time ends, turn clocks back 1 hour!) 


12th:  

19th:  

26th: NO CHAT - Thanksgiving


DECEMBER 2023:

3rd: 

10th: 

17th: 

24th: NO CHAT - Happy Holidays 

31st: NO CHAT - Happy New Year!

 

January 2023:

 4th: 

           11th: 

 

Upcoming Topic Ideas
-- Short films
-- Adaptations
-- Pitching projects
-- best character intros
-- comedy (what is it and how does it work) (I am eager to read the responses and laugh)
-- how do you know when you've nailed a story or scene or sequence or line?
-- worst advice you foolishly bought into then abandoned

Guest Wishlist:
@GareRick
@DavidHSteinberg
@storytellerdave
@SharonHorgan