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SASWG members make quarterfinals with family spec

Congratulations to SASWG members Lise Pyles and Richard Dane Scott. Their screenplay, SONG OF THE DOLPHIN, has made quarterfinals in the ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Competition. 

Val Burnham's WITCH HUNT advances to AFF 2nd round

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 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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      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.

​​​​Monthly meeting set for JUNE 19: CANCELED

Patty and Lise are taking a breather, taking care of business, and taking time off. So, no meeting in June. 

Keep writing! We will touch base soon.

Yours in ink and good wishes,

​Patty and Lise