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Story Expo New York 2020: The Craft & Business of Storytelling


Story Expo comes to the Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway, NY NY) March 7 - 8, 2020. One of the biggest conferences in the world for all story writers, including screenwriters, TV writers, novelists and more with almost 70 sessions and workshops, star speakers, pitching, panel discussions, networking & more!

Story Expo started in Los Angeles in 2013, and has successfully expanded to include annual events in both Los Angeles and New York, and will expand to a third event in Europe in 2023.

Story Expo attracts writers from around the world along with speakers such as Oscar and Emmy-winning producer Arnold Shapiro, Emmy and Golden-Globe winning writer/producers Larry Karasweski and Scott Alexander, The Hayes Bros. (The Conjuring movies), Rex Pickett (Sideways), Lee Aronsohn (Big Bang Theory and Two And A Half Men), Melody Beattie (leading self-help author who has sold more than 40 million books), and many more. Story Expo in NY continues the tradition of attracting Star Speakers, including 2-Time Oscar-Winning screenwriter Paul Haggis (doing a Story Masterclass and scene breakdown from his Oscar-winning hit Million Dollar Baby), former Howard Stern head writer Jackie Martling (talking about the structure of jokes and comedy), PD of the Nashville Film Institute Michael Tabb, faculty from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and more.

Story Expo NY has a tremendous variety of workshops and sessions for all story artists, including;

  • Unleash Your Storytelling Superpower

  • Hollywood Pitching

  • Mastering Suspense

  • The 20 Beats Of All Hit Movies

  • Adapting Books To Film & TV

  • The Secrets of Love Stories

  • TV Pilot: How to Get a Meeting (And What To Do In The Room)

  • How to Rewrite - 5 Steps From First Draft To Final Draft

  • The PR World: Marketing Yourself

  • Novel Writing: Before You Begin The Novel

  • How To Outline Your Story (Feature Film & TV Pilot)

  • Mastering Loglines: One Giant Leap For Your Career!

  • Finding & Developing Entertainment IP

To learn more, go to:

Story Expo
March 7 - 8, 2020

Marriott Marquis New York
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036


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