“ I enjoyed it was my first time and I like that it was mixed bag of people. ”
— Gary F. on Jun 25, 2015.
“ As first timer, great. Lots of talent and information. Open format works ”
— Lary K on Jun 3, 2015.
“ Everyone is so talented. The feedback is very helpful from a committed group of talented writers. ”
— Elizabeth R. on Jun 3, 2015.
“ Fun to see people I know. ”
— Doc Z. on May 19, 2015.
“ Fantastic group LOVE IT! ”
— areleh on May 13, 2015.
“ We should try to network to have our screenplays sold to bona fide producers. ”
— Samuel C. on May 7, 2015.
“ For aspiring screenwriters, getting supportive, useful feedback on their scripts is essential. SFSG provides that. Theres also a sharing of general ideas about screenwriting that expands ones horizons. Screenwriting as an endeavor can be lonely. Having a forum to collaborate and interact with colleagues who share the passion for the art, craft and career of screenwriting is not only invigorating, but obligatory to elevating one's work. ”
— Jacques H. on Feb 26, 2015.
“ Seems like it is very helpful to those who seek help. Hope they can do the same for me. Will try to attend future meetings when I can. ”
— Paul Z. on Feb 18, 2015.
“ Really helpful and open community! ”
— Mia K. on Feb 12, 2015.
“ Good place to go to keep the creative ideas flowing. Plan to participate and keep your ears open for significant tips on how scripts are seen by producers. ”
— Johanna W. on Feb 11, 2015.
“ I'm glad I finally made it to the meeting! It was great to meet everyone and can't wait to catch up with you all at the next meeting. ”
— Sabrina A. on Feb 4, 2015.
“ very useful i hadn't been in about three years and it was great seeing howard again. thanks i'll be back again. ”
— jean w. on Jan 15, 2015.
“ Fantastic group of people with very helpful feedback. ”
— Sky T. on Jan 12, 2015.
“ Get your key scenes read here, with responses from other writers and critique from professional readers, at virtually no cost. What's not to love? ”
— David G H. on Dec 11, 2014.
“ I feel the group strikes a good balance between all kinds of criticism. ”
— Lee Ann S. on Dec 3, 2014.
“ So far so good. I'm here to improve my skills. At each meeting I learn something. ”
— Glenn D. on Nov 5, 2014.
“ Thank you all for your insightful feedback! Lots to think about, and lots of changes to make, but that's all good! ”
— Stephen J. on Oct 1, 2014.
“ wonderful and inspriational ”
— january on Aug 28, 2014.
“ I was nervous going in to my first meeting, but found the group to be immediately welcoming and friendly. It's very motivating to be around people who are serious about screenwriting, to read what they're doing, and to hear how others would tweak the work to improve it. A smart, friendly bunch. Really glad to have found them. ”
— Sue M. on Aug 28, 2014.
“ Very nice group, friendly and helpful. ”
— Virginia on Jul 10, 2014.
“ The members of the group made intelligent and reasonable remarks. They were also respectful of others. ”
— JANUARY G. on Jul 10, 2014.
“ awesome! ”
— Paolo D. on May 28, 2014.
“ Great! My commute from Santa Rosa is daunting, but well worth it. Interested in starting a North Bay chapter. Lots of film aspirants north of the bridge. ”
— jay c. on May 15, 2014.
“ Great group of talented and motivated folks. Meetup was very well organized and pace of readings/feedback allowed a lot of ground to be covered. ”
— Steve S. on Mar 26, 2014.
“ I look forward to many more meetings and connections, it was a great experience! ”
— Rosa M. on Jan 9, 2014.
“ Good group everyone contributes a unique perspective and thought provoking feedback to each script writer. A genuinely helpful experience. ”
— Maureen on Dec 11, 2013.
“ Great, nice group, good discussions. ”
— Kosho on Dec 11, 2013.
“ It's a fine and friendly group which has good scripts to share. ”
— Erven T. on Nov 15, 2013.
“ It's a helpful exchange of opinions and energizing. ”
— Emmanuel on Aug 7, 2013.
“ definitely a good beginning for me, thanks! ”
— Srikrishna on Apr 13, 2013.
“ Very helpful and supportive to any Bay area serious screenwriter. ”
— Armelle C. on Feb 28, 2013.
“ Need more experience with the group to properly answer this question. ”
— Anthony D. on Dec 28, 2012.
“ Excellent ”
— Scott I. on Oct 30, 2012.
“ Great! Definitely going next time I'm in town. ”
— Kimberly on Oct 20, 2012.
“ Always worthwhile. I have traveled a long way with the help of this group. ”
— steve h. on Sep 21, 2012.
“ Thanks Howard. It was my first meetup and worth the trip from Fresno. Learned more from this group than I did at two screenwriter expo's. Really. Want to get back up soon. ”
— Larry B. on Sep 14, 2012.
“ It provides a useful service to the San Francisco Bay Area scriptwriting community. ”
— steve on Mar 15, 2012.
“ As a brand new attendee, it's premature to make that kind of assessment. What I can say is that I liked it enough to come back... ”
— Michael K. on Jan 12, 2012.
“ Very useful, good group ”
— Melanie on Nov 2, 2011.
“ feedback drags on far too long - whole thing should move faster ”
— gary on Oct 16, 2011.
“ I great bunch of people unafraid to dig into each others work and gives immense amounts of brainstorming ideas. ”
— Melanie Vendri B. on Aug 11, 2011.
“ Great group of folks. I don't know everone yet but have positive feelings about the rest of the group. ”
— Dylan G. on Jun 23, 2011.
“ It's a good group, good feedback. ”
— billan on May 26, 2011.
“ Great group of very committed folks. ”
— Joanne on May 20, 2011.
“ Very happy to be a part of this group. Thank you, Howard. ”
— constance h. on May 12, 2011.
“ So good so far. ”
— Nando G. on May 4, 2011.
“ Impressive group of people... helpful feedback and knowledgeable crowd ”
— Daniel S. on Apr 29, 2011.
“ How did the March 17 event go at Borderlands go? Do you think that will be a viable meeting spot going forward? Sorry I had to miss it. ”
— Lee on Apr 8, 2011.
“ It is well structured & very productive!! ”
— Amaroq de Q. on Mar 4, 2011.
“ If you're working on a screenplay, you should be here!!! ”
— Brad P. on Nov 19, 2010.
“ excellent. everyone contributes and you'll get lots of feedback. ”
— Peter J. on Oct 6, 2010.
“ They're great! ”
— John on Oct 4, 2010.
“ Worth joining. ”
— Vonn Scott B. on Sep 18, 2010.
“ If there are screenwriters out there who want to find their voice and hone their craft, this is the place to come. Those that attend are quite serious about what they spend many, many hours sweating over. The goal is to improve our writing, develop our style, make certain our work is as good as it can be. It seems to me that we accomplish that every single meeting. ”
— Leo M. on Jun 18, 2010.
“ This is a good group of people working on a variety of projects that provide thoughtful feedback. ”
— Eric on Mar 12, 2009.
“ Overall better turnout and better conversation than last meeting. Looking forward to next month. ”
— Devon R. on Apr 6, 2011.
“ Small turnout - four regulars including myself, but good vigorous discussion and ample time for scene feedback. Hope to see more people on Wed, May 5. Again, please offer your ideas and opinions about all aspects of the group including the schedule. Especially with the second monthly meetings, I'd like to have at least one meeting scheduled per month that the majority of us can attend. ”
— Howard G. on Sep 17, 2010.