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' 



  • 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


 Jason Gilmore - Glass City

 Erin Rein - Underworked


Rick Cramer- Kalmon Krane
Suzanne Griffin- The Chocolate Kandinsky
Brian Kiley- The Boss Of Me
Gustavo Lima - Lies, Hamburgers and Cufflinks
John McCarney - Operation Babylift - Children of the Dust
Aaron Mobley - Complicated White Man
Josh Naquin - Down To Earth
Justin Warren - Glory Hole