Steven Arvanites, Founder, NYCScreenwriters.org
As founder of NYCscreenwriter.org, Steven Arvanites heads the largest screenwriting organization in New York City that is free and open to all writers. A noted teacher, Mr. Arvanites is a visiting professor at Hollins University teaching in their M.F.A. screenwriting program. Mr. Arvanites has been a three-time Nicholl semi-finalist, a BlueCat winner, Atlanta Screenwriting Competition winner, a Sundance Screen Lab finalist, a Djerassi/SFFS Screenwriting Fellowship finalist, a Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant finalist and was invited to the Cinestory retreat co-sponsored by the Academy Awards. Additionally, Mr. Arvanites is a film panel moderator at the Austin Film Festival and the co-host of Reel Talk for HBO's Bryant Park Summer Film Festival. Steven resides in Hell's Kitchen. No pets, some roaches.