Left to right: Chateau Aix les Lucenay Nievre in Burgundy, France, site of the Screenwriting Retreat in 2012.
The villa in Ver-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, site of Paul's 2011 screenwriting retreat.
Villa Mas Roca in Estanyol, Spain, site of Paul's 2010 Rewrite Retreal.


May 13-31, 2013 – Comedy in Dialogue – EICTV, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba

In Spanish.   Click here for further information.

June 16-29, 2013 – Sixth Annual Screenwriting Retreat in Cairo Montenotte, Italy.

Again featuring a “from scratch” seminar with writing mentor Nanou Matteson, as well as the rewrite seminar with Paul Chitlik.

See RETREATS for further information.


June 17-30, 2012 – Screenwriting retreat, Lucenay les Aix, France.

Scriptshark.com blog (monthly) — See Scriptshark.

September 8, 2011 — Mahalo Video Interview
A fantastic, in-depth, indexed video interview with Paul from the Mahalo Authors Series. CLICK HERE!

September 2011 — Third Annual Treatment Seminar!
The Beverly Garland Hotel, North Hollywood

June 12, 2011 — Screenwriting 101: Structure to Rewrite, featuring Paul Chitlik
Location: National Film Board, 150 John Street, John Street and Richmond Street West, Toronto
Presented by: Toronto Screenwriters Meetup Group (TSMG)

The TSMG's new in house workshop-instructor David W Cooper discussed how to write with preventative structure to help make the Rewrite process easier and enjoyable. Paul Chitlik joined as a special guest to provide expert advice on screenplay rewriting. Click HERE for more information.

June 12-25, 2011 — Screenwriting Retreat: The Rewrite
Ver-sur-Mer, in Normandy (northern France), June 12-25, 2011. Visit RETREATS for further information.

April 9, 2011 (2 pm) — Seminar: Rewriting Your Screenplay
Approaching the Rewrite seminar at the Writers Store in Burbank: a three-hour intro to getting started on the next draft. Location: 3510 West Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91505

February 25, 2011— Podcast Interview
Carl King's one-hour interview with Paul on his blog So You're a Creative Genius, Now What? is available by podcast HERE.

December 13-17, 2010 — Treatment Seminar
Los Angeles, California

Paul's second annual treatment seminar was held in Los Angeles in 2010.

October 8, 2010 — Screenwriting Expo
Los Angeles, California

Paul spoke at the Screenwriting Expo at the LAX Hilton, about finishing your script with emphasis on dialogue.

October 5, 2010 — Sitcom Structure Revisited

ScriptShark.com article. Read it HERE.

June 13-26, 2010 — Screenwriting Retreat: The Rewrite
Estanyol, Spain

Paul's two-week European 2010 summer rewrite seminar was in northeastern Spain.
See RETREATS for more information.

March 20-April 3, 2010 — Master Class
San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba

Paul gave a Spanish language master class in developing characters with dialogue at the International Film School.

December 13-18, 2009 — Screenwriting Retreat: The Treatment
Berkeley, California

Paul led a one week residential seminar on the story treatment in Northern California.

October 17-24, 2009 — Seminario Ibermedia
Santiago, Chile

Paul gave Spanish language master classes and consulted on scripts at a week-long seminar of screenwriters from all over South America at UNIACC University. See Seminario Ibermedia for more details, or watch Paul's YouTube video in Spanish HERE.

October 16, 2009 — Podcast Interview

Paul's interview with Pilar Alessandro on her program On the Page is available by podcast HERE.

October 16, 2009 — Screenwriting Expo
Los Angeles, California 90017

Paul appears regularly at the Screenwriting Expo and in 2009 gave a seminar entitled "How to Know When You Are Done: the 8 Steps You Must Take To Finish Your Rewrite."

June 13-27, 2009 — Michelangelo Screenwriting Retreat: The Rewrite
Cortona & Città di Castello, Italy

Paul returned to lead Michelangelo Screenwriting's second annual two-week Italian residential screenwriting seminar.

June 14-28, 2008 — Michelangelo Screenwriting Retreat: The Rewrite
Cortona, Italy

Paul led Michelangelo Screenwriting's inaugural two-week Italian summer seminar.

Paul speaks at the Writers Store in Westwood.

Contact the Rewrite Mentor: Paul.chitlik@gmail.com

The Writers Store