• Eight Steps to Dynamic Storytelling with Mike Farris
  • Back to the Future - ScriptsLIVE!
  • Scene Reads
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


  • 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.


  • 14 NOV

    NOVEMBER REGULAR Reading

    Eight Steps to Dynamic Storytelling with Mike Farris

    Join us for our regular Novermber Meeting as writer, screenwriter and in-demand writers' conference speaker Mike Farris speaks to the DSA.


  • 25 NOV

    NOVEMBER 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.


  • 13 DEC

    DSA MEMBERS-ONLY HOLIDAY PARTY

    30th Anniversary Holiday Party

    Plan on attending our 30th anniversary holiday party! Must be a member to attend.

  • 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