• Presidential Summit
  • ScriptsLIVE! Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • BigStar Screenwriting Competition
  • Scene Reads
  • Steve Kaplan Comedy Intensive
Serving the Needs of Dallas / Fort Worth Area Screenwriters Join our Community!

Who We Are and What We Do


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.


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.


WORKSHOPS and Seminars

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


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

  • 9 APRIL

    ScriptsLive! Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Alamo Drafthouse Richardson

    Live reading of the classic screenplay, "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" performed by professional actors.

  • 18 APRIL

    April Regular Meeting

    Lee Jessup

    Screenwriting Career Consultant Lee Jessup presents "Screenwriting from the Hollywood Perspective."

  • 19 APRIL

    Workshop with lee jessup

    Lee Jessup at the SAG offices

    Lee continues her visit with a special Saturday workshop: "An Insider's Guide to a Screenwriting Career."

  • 29 APRIL

    APRIL 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.

  • 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! Kiss kiss bang bang - details coming Soon!

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang ScriptsLIVE! event

Some recent guest speakers