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Serving the Needs of Dallas / Fort Worth Area Screenwriters Join our Community!

Who We Are and What We Do

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MEETINGS with Industry Professionals

We provide monthy screenwriter meetings featuring some of the best professionals in the business. Just check out a sampling of our Previous Guest Speakers.

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SCENE READINGS with Local Actors

Members can have up to ten pages of their work read by a group of local actors each month. Hear your words come to life during our live Scene Readings.

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WORKSHOPS and Seminars

In addition to our regular meetings, the DSA hosts intensive screenwriting workshops and seminars throughout the year. Members receive discounted rates.

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COMMUNITY Shared Experiences

There is something about being together with people who share the same interests that is encouraging. We have members at every level - from newbie to optioned.


Upcoming Events


  • 19 SEPT

    SEPTEMBER Regular Meeting

    The Art of Documentary SCreenwriting with BarTon Weiss

    Bart will be coming to speak to the DSA on the art of documentary screenwriting, as well as giving a preview of the upcoming Dallas Videofest.


  • 30 SEPT

    September Scene Reading

    at Half Price Books - Northwest Highway

    Scene Readings are open to the public and FREE to attend, but only DSA members can submit work to be read. Pages must be submitted by 6:00 pm. Casting immediately follows. Readings begin promptly at 6:45.


  • 1 OCT

    TV Pilot and NEW SERIES WORKSHOP

    with Pilar Alessandra

    Break story on your half-hour or one-hour pilot and make decisions about your new series in this day-long intensive from Pilar Alessandra.


  • 17 OCT

    OCTOBER REGULAR MEETING

    TBD

    Join us for our regular October Meeting.


  • 28 OCT

    October Scene Reading

    at Half Price Books - Northwest Highway

    Scene Readings are open to the public and FREE to attend, but only DSA members can submit work to be read. Pages must be submitted by 6:00 pm. Casting immediately follows. Readings begin promptly at 6:45.


  • 12 NOV

    ScriptsLIVE! Back to the Future

    Alamo Drafthouse Richardson

    Join us for another scriptsLIVE! event as we have a public reading of an all-time favorite script - Back to the Future.

  • Serving the Needs of the DFW Screenwriting Community

    # A non-profit organization, the Dallas Screenwriters Association provides monthly meetings featuring some of the best guest speakers in the industry, scene readings, workshops, seminars, networking opportunities and so much more.

    Explore the website to learn more about what we are doing and how you can be a part of this growing community.

  • ScriptsLive! Back to the future

    Back to the Future

Some recent guest speakers