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3a198a6d-5447-40f2-af8f-e2e70387b8b1jpgNext Reading - Monday, December 10th, 7:30pm

Insider - Chris DeFaria - CEO, Dreamworks Animation



'The Best Screenwriting Contest You've Never Heard Of' 

- LA-Screenwriter.com

We ARE:

  • A Screenwriting Competition/Event Series – giving writers a chance to hear their words read by professional actors live, get constructive feedback from an ‘Industry Insider' in a safe and supportive environment, and providing a place for writers of all skill levels to meet, connect, contribute and learn.
  • A Writing Workshop - A series of innovative and unique workshops with writing exercises and professional actors reading everything, all focused on improving creativity and emotional connection with story and characters.
  • A Coach/Consultation Service  - Work one-on-one with an experienced and highly regarded writer/script coach to help focus, connect, and sharpen your skills and your project - no matter your experience level.
  • A Community – A ‘creative safe space’ - Everything we do - competitions,  events, workshops - is designed to help writers explore and improve their creative process and emotional bravery.


" The LiveRead/LA event is the kind of supportive community screenwriters dream about, with great actors and an insightful moderator leading the exchange of constructive feedback.  It was an honor to be a guest and I look forward to coming back soon!" 

- Mickey Fisher – Creator,  ‘Reverie’ (NBC), 'Extant' (CBS) and our Industry Insider, August 2017


December INSIDER:  

Chris DeFaria - CEO, Dreamworks Animation



December SELECTIONS:

Ari Frenkel, Jonathan Lee, Justin Anthony Long

- Benjamin Franklin and the Legend of the Vajra

Chris Sutherland

- Henry & Emma



December FINALISTS:

Greg Burgess- Where's Jenny?
Stuart Creque- Trick Or Treat
Shawn Dwyer- Happy Little Trees
Steve Feld - Now What?
Bear Kosik - Crossing Xavier
Sway Stagall - Ube Bubog, Vol. One, 'School of Hard Knocks'
Stephen Wallenfels - Promiseland
Paul Zeidman - Dreamship