Screenplay Writing Do’s and Don’ts: Formatting & Character Development – Workshop, March 20th

Imagine the weary script reviewer.  He or she is probably a recent college grad assigned to read as many as 5 scripts a day at the We’reDesperateForAHit production company.  Your’s appears on his/her desk.  Will it show the professionalism, engagement and clarity to wow that reader, prompting him or her to recommend it for possible option/development?
"Your Screenplay Sucks - Ways To Make It Great" Workshop With Author/Screenwriter Will M. Akers, December 12th

“Your Screenplay Sucks – Ways To Make It Great” Workshop With Author/Screenwriter Will M. Akers, December 12th

READY, SET, GO:  You want to make sure your screenplay is ready for prime time before you take that huge step and send it to a potential agent, talent manager, or production company. But is it really ready? Or does it still suck? Screenwriter/best-selling author/instructor Will Akers will help you to figure it out with OBJECTIVE ways to evaluate your work and prepare it as a professional manuscript.

Monday October 24th Features Script Guru Corey Mandell: “Writing the Spec Script That Launches Your Career”

MANDELL-CUMonday, October 24th HSSW is proud to present a discussion with Corey Mandell, renown script guru and award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

The Filmmaker's Journey:  Two Screenings and Their Stories, Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Filmmaker’s Journey: Two Screenings and Their Stories, Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Harvard Square Script Writers takes a break from script reviews on Monday, October 3rd with two screenings graciously hosted by Talamas in their Newton event space.

The Different Faces, Different Voices Film Fest Takes Off With Dozens of Flicks4Chicks Submissions!

The Different Faces, Different Voices Film Fest Takes Off With Dozens of Flicks4Chicks Submissions!

On May 1st thirty eight production teams submitted their films to the Flicks4Chicks contest featured as part of the Different Faces, Different Voices Film Festival, organized by Harvard Square Script Writers.

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Phil Kling's TV Pilot, "He's Not There" up for Review, Monday, March 27th

Phil Kling’s TV Pilot, “He’s Not There” up for Review, Monday, March 27th

Next week, Monday, March 27th, we will be reviewing Phil Kling's TV pilot - He's Not There. Phil has very much re-worked his script from when he first submitted it in early February. So if you read that version, you will want to read the new one. We apologize but bear in mind that script is short! (more…)
Local Award-Winner Gwen Callahan's First Foray Into a Full Length Feature Script, Monday, March 13th

Local Award-Winner Gwen Callahan’s First Foray Into a Full Length Feature Script, Monday, March 13th

Come on out next Monday to honor the winner of our Best Emerging Filmmaker Award from the Different Faces, Different Voices Film Festival Flicks4Chicks contest of 2016 - Gwen Callahan.
We will be reviewing her latest script effort - Crazy Grannie's Keeper. (more…)
Terry Kitchen Explores A Long Ago Music Scene in His Screenplay - "Next Big Thing" March 6th

Terry Kitchen Explores A Long Ago Music Scene in His Screenplay – “Next Big Thing” March 6th

Please join us for Terry Kitchen's semi autobiographical trip down memory lane, into the 1980s rock scene in Boston. (more…)
Author Manju Soni Debuts Her Screenplay "Never Despair" on February 27th

Author Manju Soni Debuts Her Screenplay “Never Despair” on February 27th

Author, Manju Soni's script relays how a Swedish race horse helped victims of Apartheid. Inspired by a true story. (more…)
"Death With Benefits" Gets a Review, Monday, February 1st

“Death With Benefits” Gets a Review, Monday, February 1st

Come on in from the cold and join us for Missy Cohen-Fyffe's Death With Benefits review.
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Eafat Newton's Award-Winning "Even Stevie" Gets a Second Look, Monday, 1/16

Eafat Newton’s Award-Winning “Even Stevie” Gets a Second Look, Monday, 1/16

Next Monday we have Eafat Newton's script Even Stevie, a re-write from an earlier version the group reviewed.  Eafat is coming all the way from Cincinnati to meet up with us so do try to make it!
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Meet "The Saunders," in Lavere Foster's TV Pilot, on November 28th

Meet “The Saunders,” in Lavere Foster’s TV Pilot, on November 28th

Lavere Foster introduces a family with a few ethical issues, to say the least, in his new TV pilot - The Saunders.  Inspired originally by a video game, Lavere would like assistance in taking this pilot to the next level. (more…)
Paul Falcone's TV Series "Black Ops" Takes Off With a New Episode

Paul Falcone’s TV Series “Black Ops” Takes Off With a New Episode

Paul Falcone introduced us to his Black Ops series in 2015.  In addition to developing this as a scripted TV series, he has been working on it as a graphic novel.  On Monday, November 21st we'll take a look at his latest episode.
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