Welcome to the San Antonio Screenwriters Guild!

​​​​Monthly meeting set for May 22: Bring your pages!
 This month, we will read up to 10 pages of your script or give feedback on your synopsis or just listen to your pitch.
  May's meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 12:30 -2:30 p.m. on Zoom. 
  If you don't have Zoom already downloaded on your computer or phone, the link below will guide you on how to get connected.  Or you can call in with the information below. 

Here's the way to log into the Zoom meeting room.

Topic: SASWG May 2021 meeting
Time: May 22, 2021 12:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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   The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call Lise (210) 440-0904 or Patty (210) 563-5514.  
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      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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