Welcome to the San Antonio Screenwriters Guild!

Our meeting format has changed

  Since 2011, SASWG has had many discussion topics over the years, but talking can only get us so far. We all need feedback, and, occasionally, also a little push to get words written and put them out in the world. With that in mind ...
    Each month, we focus on our own writing. Members should bring 5-10 pages of a script they'd like to share. (You don't need to ask in advance.) Just bring your work, and we will do an impromptu table read followed by suggestions/comments. The group will get through as many as we can at each session. If you don't have pages to bring, just come to offer your input, but we hope our members will get in the habit of bringing something to each meeting.
  We've seen this work well in another group, and we are excited to start it here!


      The San Antonio Screenwriters Guild or SASWG is a group of local screenwriters who are dedicated to helping each other become better storytellers in both film and TV. We are not affiliated with the WGA.  Through continued education, table readings of local scripts, knowledgeable feedback and brainstorming sessions we seek to improve our skills and master our craft.

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SAT. OCT. 17, 2020, 2-4 p.m. 
Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 829 8078 3190
Passcode: SASWG1

TOPIC: Bring 5-10 pages of your screenplays for a mini-table read and feedback.  

Come join us!

-- Patty and Lise


Valerie Burnham's new script is an AFF second-rounder

  Congratulations to SASWG member Valerie Burnham, whose feature script WITCH HUNT made it to the second round of the 2020 Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Festival. Her script was in the top 20 percent out of 13,175 scripts entered into the prestigious contest. Way to go, Val!

Lise Pyles' new drama feature advances in Creative Screenwriting's Unique Voices competition

  Congratulations to SASWG Co-Organizer Lise Pyles!

   Her drama feature LOUISE AND THE PROFESSOR is a semi-finalist in the Creative Screenwriting's Unique Voices competition. Good Luck, Lise!

Co-writing team drums up interest in holiday script

   Lise and co-writer and SASWG member Terri Spaugh made it to No. 2 on the Virtual Pitchfest Hotlist (top 3 most requested scripts during the month) for their Christmas script, MIRACLE ON MAIN STREET. Congrats to Lise and Terri!

Scott Pewenofkit selected for Native American Writers Lab 

Congrats to one of our members, Scott Pewenofkit, for being selected a fellow in the Native American Feature Film Writers Lab. His sci-fi feature, LEAVE HOME, earned him a spot in this prestigious fellowship. Congrats, Scott!

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