Chicago to Hollywood Screenwriters Retreat Application
To be considered for the Chicago to Hollywood Screenwriter’s Retreat (CHSR) please submit your responses to the following questions.

NOTE: Applications submitted through other channels (i.e., email, community forum) will NOT be considered. We give strong consideration to individuals who have NOT attended film school, or are from under-served communities. Affordable payment schedules are available.

Email address *
First Name *
Your answer
Last Name *
Your answer
Phone number *
Your answer
What has been your writing experience? If you have participated in other programs, please indicate them in the space below. *
Your answer
What is your interest in joining The Chicago to Hollywood Screenwriter’s Retreat? *
Your answer
Do you have an idea of what you wish to write about? If you are considering more than one idea at this point, briefly describe each one. *
Helps determine the best pre-retreat activity for writers accepted to the CHSR Retreat.
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What genre(s) are most closely aligned to your writing style? *
Choose up to 3 options
Do you have a draft screenplay you would like to work on during the retreat? *
A draft screenplay is NOT a requirement for acceptance.
If you have written a spec script, what movie(s) are most similar? *
Please provide the title, year and IMDb link if available.
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Have you participated in other programs offered by The WordSmith Writer’s Lab? *
Prior association with The WordSmith Writer's Lab is NOT a requirement for acceptance
Do you (or family members) work for a screen writing program/ writer's retreat organization? *
If accepted, can you commit to attend a 7 day retreat? *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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