| 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.
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. Glenn has written two films for acclaimed horror director Wes Craven.
To purchase this book, please go to:
A writing team from the Tuesday night group just had their comedy screenplay “Game Boy,” optioned by the Charlie Sheen/Emilio Estevez Company. The screenplay is now getting packaged and will go out to buyers soon.
A writer in my Monday night group had his screenplay, “Brackish Water,” picked up Inkcrayon Pictures and producer Benjamin Frieberg
NEW BENEST INTERVIEW ON “KATIE CHATS”:
Watch interview with Glenn discussing his professional screenwriting workshops:
LATEST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT:
On August 3rd, Glenn will give a screenwriting presentation on the topic: Writing Scripts For A-List Actors at the Alameda Writers Group in Glendale at 10:30 a.m. The lecture is free. For more information go to:
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.