Park School: 2013 Rod Serling Conference, Nov. 8-9 in L.A.

From M. G.  at the Park School:

The schedule for the 2013 Rod Serling Conference is set, and this year’s event will be better than ever.

2013 Rod Serling Conference 
November 8-9, 2013
Los Angeles
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City

Keynote Panel: Experts of The Twilight Zone

Marc Zicree , author of The Twilight Zone Companion
Earl Hamner, Jr., writer/producer
Arlene Martel, actress
Other panelists TBA

Special Reading by Anne Serling
Author of As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling

Other sessions include:

  • Joy of Influence: Serling’s Impact on Comics Writing
  • Screening: Insight: The Hate Syndrome (Paulist Productions; Syndicated, 5/14/66)
    Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive
  • 1964 Holiday Gift From Rod Serling: Carol for Another Christmas
  • An Exploration of Anti-War Themes in Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone Episodes
  • “Assault” on “The Maritime Zone”: Rod Serling’s Screenplay of a Jack Finney Novel
  • Sending in the Extremists to the Cornfield: Rod Serling’s Crusade Against Radical Conservation
  • Serling and the Kennedy Administration
  • Singing the Body Electric: The Symbiotic Relationship Between The Twilight Zone and the Literature of Speculative Fiction
  • Westport in Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone
  • Death in The Twilight Zone
  • Practical Approaches for Incorporating The Twilight Zone Into the Classroom
  • Scriptwriting Contest Session with Winners and Judges

For a detailed conference schedule:
Friday, November 8
Saturday, November 9
Keynote Panel 

To register, download our Registration Form

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Dr.
Universal City, CA 91608

Conference Rate: $169/night plus taxes

All sessions will be on site (except bus tour)

To reserve your room at the conference rate, visit:

Make reservations by October 24 to secure reduced rate

Hollywood Bus Tour:

Visit Rod Serling’s star on the Walk of Fame! Join us Saturday morning for a bus tour ($25 extra per person). The route includes a stop at the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences, a photo opp with the “Hollywood” sign in the background, and more.