Monday, June 20, 2016

Renowned Agent Ken Sherman Adds Bonus for Screenwriting Winner

Just Announced – Bonus Prize for
First Place Winner of Screenwriting

Renowned agent Ken Sherman will provide a free 15 minute consultation for the winner of our brand new category this year, Screenwriting!

Ken has been an agent for over twenty years and handles film, television, and book writers as well as selling film and television rights for books and life-rights.

Ken is additionally a highly regarded and accomplished speaker and teacher.  He lectures extensively at top venues such as UCLA, USC, Loyola Marymount University, The Santa Barbara Writers’ Conference, the American Film Institute, The San Francisco Writers Conference, The Maui Writers Conference, The Santa Fe Writers Conference, and so many more.  This year Ken also joins The Central Coast Writers Conference!  He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Eugene International Film Festival, where he has co-taught a screenwriting classes for many years.

His clients include, to name just a few, David Guterson, author of Snow Falling on Cedars;Tawni O’Dell, international best-selling author and Oprah Book Club recipient for her first novel, Back Roads; Anne Perry, the world’s best-known Victorian murder mystery writer and author of over 85 books (and Central Coast Writers Contest Judge!); and Starhawk, considered the best-known witch in the world. He also represents the estates of Franz Kafka, Simon Wiesenthal and Willa Cather.

Ken maintains strong community involvement as well, having served as an Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner for the City of West Hollywood for ten years, is a founding member of the British Academy of Film and Television/Los Angeles (BAFTA), and is a member of both the Academy of Television Arts and Science and the International Advisory Board of the Christopher Isherwood Foundation. 

Please check out Ken’s webpage, 

The Central Coast Writers Conference is proud to have Ken’s participation this year, and The Central Coast Writers Contest is thrilled to be able to offer this amazing bonus and opportunity for our first place winner of Screenwriting!

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