New York - March 7-8, 2020

STORY EXPO 2020 – New York The world’s biggest conference of writers and storytellers from all mediums – screenwriters, TV writers, novelists, filmmakers, gamers, journalists, graphic novelists, actors, business people, comic book writers and more – returns to New York – March 7-8, 2020! Featuring world-renowned speakers, workshops, star speakers, panels, exhibitors, and more, Story Expo covers all aspects of story and writing – from craft to business to career.

Learn how and where your story is best told to achieve its greatest success both financially and creatively. Take control of your stories by learning the craft, learning which medium your stories are best told, understanding the business of storytelling, identifying and using the tools and resources available to you, understanding how to package and pitch your ideas and scripts, and using social media and other techniques to start and maintain a successful writing career. Also get pitching tips and advice from top professionals to see if your movie, TV show or novel ideas can be sold. Most importantly, network with your peers from around the world during a fun, over-the-top weekend. Story Expo is like Comic-Con…but for writers. To register for Story Expo NY or Story Expo LA, please click the register button.

Update (2/10/20): Less than 125 tickets remain for the NY event.

  • New York - March 7-8, 2020

    1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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  Why Attend?
  • Your Story Is Important.   Stories are written to move people, to change people's lives. Learn HOW and WHERE your story is best told to achieve its greatest success both creatively and financially.
  • Learn from Today’s Top Teachers.   Only at Story Expo will you get almost 80 of today's top speakers, all A-List story experts, in one weekend, many teaching classes not available anywhere else.
  • Be Inspired.   Stories inspire us. They move us. They make us feel. The great French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard said, "Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form.” We all need that push, that inspiration, that allows us to create amazing new story worlds. Be around fellow writers from around the world who you will find inspiration in, and who will find inspiration in you.
  • Learn How To Sell Your Script!   Writing is one thing. Business is another. After you've written the great screenplay, TV script or novel, how do you sell your project? Our experts will teach you what the studios, TV networks and publishers are looking for.
  • It's Story Expo!   For the last 7 years, Story Expo has grown each year to become the preeminent conference in the world for story writers in film, TV, publishing, online and more. Each year we strive to produce a bigger and better program, which is why people return year after year.
  • Value. Unlike most professional conferences and expos charging $600+, Story Expo offers some 60-70 sessions and almost 100 speakers for only $249, which includes all speakers, classes, Q&As, and keynotes.


  • NY Schedule – March 7-8, 2020


    • Friday, March 6, 2020
      • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmEvening Networking Mixer for Attendees / Early Sign-In