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Hollywood Field Trip
May 2025

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Five days and four nights in Hollywood with the former president of Paramount Pictures? Yes, please! David Kirkpatrick will be your host as you explore behind the scenes of Paramount Pictures and its soundstages, the new Academy Museum, and the Writers Guild of America. We’ll be staying at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt, home of the first Academy Awards. Many of those producers, writers, and executives that you have met on Zoom over the past years will now be joining us in the flesh.

Profile and purpose: Ground your entertainment aspirations in the holy grail of Hollywood. Get a front-row view of the film industry, from writing to production to marketing, with back-stage access to see how the magic is made.

Ballpark cost:

  • Five days and four nights at the Hollywood Roosevelt, all meals and attractions: $2,750 per person.

  • Event ticket for locals only, including some meals, all attractions and transportation from venue to venue: $1,250.

Interest Form For Retreats 2025

Thank you for taking a few moments to fill out this survey, which will help us plan our in-person events for 2025. Your participation in the survey doesn’t obligate you in any way. It’s simply a chance for us to gauge the levels of interest among Summiteers.

Please rate your level of interest in attending each of the following events:

Writing Paris, late April 2025
Hollywood Field Trip, late May 2025
Her Spirit Women’s Retreat, late August 2025
Middlewick Writing Residency, October 2025
Kauai Writers Conference (with Story Summit discount), November 2025

What kinds of experiences would be most valuable to you? Please check all that apply.

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