MIKHAEL BASSILLI – Executive Director
A story developer, producer, director, writer, and investor – Mike Bassilli has been shaping the Hollywood landscape through his broad scope of connections, knowledge, and out-of-the-box thinking. He developed the Screenplay Awards Network as a way for writers to circumnavigate the artificial barriers of the film industry and to give talented screenwriters a clear path to production through actionable script development processes. Dubbed the Story Engineer, Mike is one of the industry’s leading story development minds. On any given day, you’ll find him streamlining story thought and dissecting scripts with the SAN development team to bring scripts closer to financial viability. Mike oversees the accuracy and validity of all analysis and manages the daily “script development machine” that is The Screenplay Awards Network.