Mr. Benest has taught for many years at The American Film Institute and UCLA Extension, with numerous credits in film and television, including:
“Hungry Hearts,” an independent film he wrote and produced, as well as two films he scripted for renowned horror director, Wes Craven:
“Deadly Blessing” and “A Stranger In Our House.”
Glenn’s FIRST NOVEL – INK – NOW AVAILABLE!
Co- written with Dale Pitman, INK has recently been published by Larry Czeronka Publishing.
Read the enthusiastic first reviews on our Amazon site:
GLENN INKS EXERCISE FOR NEW SCREENWRITING BOOK
Glenn joins the industry’s best writers and instructors in this essential handbook, Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Read Glenn’s chapter on writing horror films.
And check out all of Glenn’s credits on the IMDB, including “Naked Lie,” “Summer of Fear,” and many others.
SCARLET PEREZ, writer/producer of Bipolar and Cheese, was just accepted into the Cannes Marche du Film Festival. Congratulations, Scarlet!… Here are a few more festival awards she’s won:
*California Women’s Film Festival – 1st Place Audience Award Winnter
*L.A. Shorts Awards – Best Film Honorable Mention
*NYC Indie Film Awards – Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Score
CHARLIE WARDEN, a writer from my Tuesday night group, just got his screenplay, “Hostile Takeover,” optioned by Amazon Studios.
NOAH HARALD, a writer in my Monday night group had his screenplay, “Brackish Water,” picked up Inkcrayon Pictures and producer Benjamin Frieberg
Read Glenn’s Recent Interview in Creative Screenwriting Magazine:
LATEST LIVE EVENT:
Glenn was just interviewed on a podcast regarding his work in the industry with notables like Wes Craven. To listen to this interviews please click on the following link:
Join Glenn’s screenwriting group by going to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/secretsofscreenwriting/
He sends out a post every Saturday on some aspect of screenwriting. The group also gives information on screenwriting competitions, new opportunities, companies looking for scripts, etc.
|GLENN’S LATEST PROJECT:
‘Niloofar’ premiered at the American Film Institute’s International Film Festival and will screen at the Cannes Film Festival as well.
In! Magazine Interviews Glenn Benest About His Independent Film.
|Classes are limited to a maximum of seven writers.
“Teaching Mrs. Tingle”
“The Howling Reborn”
Other former students have gone on to work on such series as:
One student has just finished a screenplay assignment for Sony Pictures: “How To Make Money,” and another has just had his original screenplay, “Fantasmagoria,” optioned by David Foster Productions.