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Re: [screenwriters-261] Some tips from Dan Simmons... - For those who have read 'Terror' from Dan Simmons.. that is another good one to adapt. Can't wait for the film the adaptation of Martine A. Aug 20, 2013 11:32 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Some tips from Dan Simmons... - Thanks Chris! Dan On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 5:37 PM, Chris Henry < [address removed] > Daniel S. Aug 20, 2013 10:53 AM
Some tips from Dan Simmons... - Hi guys, I thought you might enjoy reading tips from novelist Dan Simmons. Best known for the incomparable Chris H. Aug 19, 2013 5:37 PM
Re: V: [screenwriters-261] The Producers - Guys & Dolls, everyone has to find their own path. producer? maybe. meet actor? i met Anne Hathaway. make the most of whoever comes your way. play by your own rules. Carl Silverman On 7/27/13, Carl Silverman wrote: > Gents, fi user 9. Jul 27, 2013 2:19 PM
Re: V: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Gents, first you must enjoy writing! a paycheck is nice too. fame is optional. Carl On 7/26/13, frank wrote: > Hi buddies > > I actually did a small analysis about movies industry, so in my attitude: | > Do you write for f user 9. Jul 27, 2013 1:38 PM
Re: V: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - I like action sci fi fantasy. I don't really care about the fame, but the money sure is nice to have. Pimp N. Jul 26, 2013 1:26 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - very cool! Had me going the whole time! good work and thanks for sharing. Karen On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 10:10 AM, carlos < user 1. Jul 26, 2013 8:13 AM
Về: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Hi buddies user 8. Jul 25, 2013 3:39 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Did I hear zombies? Here is one of our shorts! Charpu Jul 25, 2013 9:50 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Mallory... Gini Graham S. Jul 24, 2013 9:18 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Hi All, I was speaking to a screenwriter who has been working in LA for the last 15-20 years on Sunday.  He was telling me that rather than trying to get an agent, you really want to get a manager.  The manager will want David Jul 24, 2013 3:26 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Hi Gini, Mallory Jul 24, 2013 3:12 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Preview not available Steven S. Jul 24, 2013 2:36 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - wtf support? Selling it is when I need support it flows or find something else to write about. mary Jul 24, 2013 2:21 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Some have. It depends on the script. Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D. Directo Gini Graham S. Jul 23, 2013 8:21 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - good question. . mary Jul 23, 2013 12:02 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Gini, Have any of your queries resulted in a new screenplay writer gaining an agent with any of the big agencies? Mallory Jul 23, 2013 11:20 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - I work with a company that sends out queries for clients to publishers, agents, producers, children's book publishers and a Gini Graham S. Jul 23, 2013 10:09 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - I am looking for an agent /producer. I wrote a dramedy. Received honorable mention in BH from USc film professer. Have tv mary Jul 23, 2013 8:38 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - For example, I'm the kind of writer who likes to bounce ideas off people. Write. Then discuss. It helps relieve the isolation part of writing. My material always gets enhanced by discussion. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 23, 2013, at 7:41 AM, Anthon Anthony D. Jul 23, 2013 8:13 AM
Email list - Please remove my email address from this list. Thank you. TK Tom K. Jul 23, 2013 7:45 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Sometimes it's hard to JUST WRITE... support is needed. I do agree name calling isn't great, though. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 23, 2013, at 5:09 AM, Carl Silverman wrote: > Guys, Drama Kings! Shut Up and Write! thats what Anthony D. Jul 23, 2013 7:41 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - George, I've not been to any of the meetings. I've had several plays produced and a working stand up comedian, w Anthony D. Jul 23, 2013 7:39 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Guys, Drama Kings! Shut Up and Write! thats what a REAL writer would do, yes? Carl Silverman On 7/23/13, George wrote: > IF you had been to any of the sessions I went to, then you'd know what I > mean. > > > > I already user 9. Jul 22, 2013 9:31 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - B movie actors sounds kind of lofty:) Sent from my iPhone On Jul 22, 2013, at 5:09 PM, "J. G. Ligon" < Anthony D. Jul 22, 2013 6:05 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - J. G. L. Jul 22, 2013 5:09 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - user 9. Jul 22, 2013 12:41 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Script wanted - Hi Armelle: J. G. L. Jul 22, 2013 11:47 AM
Script wanted - Hi screenwriters gang, Armelle C. Jul 22, 2013 11:23 AM
Hearst Screenwriting Grant - July 1 - Screenwriters, The deadline to apply for the SFFS/Hearst $15,000 Screenwriting Grant is July 1st. Their description of the award is: "The SFFS/Hearst Screenwriting Grant is given to a mid-career screenwriter who has been a practicing wr Philip D. Jun 27, 2013 4:00 PM
Action Fiction - June 6, 7:00 pm - Hello screenwriters,   For those who don't know this already, the next Action Fiction event will be at 7:00 tomorrow night, June 6, at Chez Poulet. This will be the first one that features a presentation from one of our own group membe Philip D. Jun 5, 2013 10:30 AM
Release of eBook: 10 Effective Ways to Promote and Sell My Screenplay - Armelle C. May 2, 2013 6:25 PM
Gordy Hoffman workshop May 4 - Hello Screenwriters! As some of you know, I'm a script reader for the BlueCat screenplay contest, which is run by Gordy Hoffman. He's doing a workshop here in San Francisco on Saturday, May 4, and asked me to let people know that there is one s Philip D. Apr 15, 2013 11:10 AM
Action Fiction - March 14 - Hi Screenwriters, I don't think my last note about the Action Fiction performance went through so I'm writing it one more time - sorry if this is a duplicate. The reviewers in that group decided to do a special event for the upcoming performanc Philip D. Mar 9, 2013 11:55 AM
Sharing opportunity to sell your screenplay (feature + TV) - Hello, Fellow MeetUp Writers! Armelle C. Mar 7, 2013 1:34 PM
Full Screenplay Reading and discussion - ACT II - Call for Submissions - Last month's screenplay discussion got a wonderful response, and so will continue.  I will schedule the next of these for the end of March or first week in April.  As I laid out previously, I want to compile a list of completed screenplays of our mem Howard G. Feb 28, 2013 2:34 PM
Action Fiction submissions due Feb. 20 - Fellow screenwriters, Following up on my previous message, the Action Fiction guys have asked to receive all submissions of scripts to be considered for performance at their next event by February 20. You can send up to 10 pages of a completed Philip D. Feb 8, 2013 1:02 PM
Action Fiction screenplay performance - Fellow Bay Area Screenwriters, The SF Writers Community has been sponsoring "Action Fiction" events where they get actors to perform written pieces by selected members. I talked with one of the producers to see if we could get some of our scrip Philip D. Feb 4, 2013 6:05 PM
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Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - 11 Dec 2012 Tue So glad it is working out for you & Cole to meet for a writing etc session at Muddy's Coffee Hous Amaroq de Q. Dec 11, 2012 1:12 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Looks like a couple of us will be here at about 5.30pm: Muddy's Coffee House Lee Dec 11, 2012 11:19 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Sorry, I am not used to this meetup format.  Oh Yay, this is a good initiative, I think.  Best wishes on your mini meetup. On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Debby Segal < Debby Charlene S. Dec 11, 2012 11:07 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Interesting initiative, Lee.  I like the idea of motivation.  I know I haven't made it to one of the events, though I think highly of all of you.  Somehow, spur of the moment is sometimes more workable. This is the busy season for wireless cafe's Debby Charlene S. Dec 11, 2012 11:01 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Sure, I can be there between 6:30 and 7 at the latest. I work close to the ballpark on Townsend. That ok? Cole S. S. Dec 11, 2012 10:53 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Looks like i will be here at about 5.30pm: Muddy's Coffee House Lee Dec 11, 2012 10:48 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Good Day Lee, It would be great to meet up this evening and collaborate on project. I'm off work Cole S. S. Dec 11, 2012 10:41 AM
anyone want to do some writing tonight? - Hi all... I was thinking about doing some writing tonight, and was wondering if anyone would either like to join me, or have something already going on that I could join. If you just want some company, a person to bounce ideas off of, or a bit of mo Lee Dec 11, 2012 9:33 AM
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brainstorming on tuesday night? - Anyone want to do some movie brainstorming this Tuesday? I have vague ideas burning holes in my brain, I'd love to have someone to bounce them off of. My idea is a very VERY non linear concept, and Lee Nov 11, 2012 3:07 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - user 5. Nov 3, 2012 5:13 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - steve h. Nov 3, 2012 5:08 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Haha, after all that, I was owned... in the effort to track down contact information on the author, I happened upon a short film. Of the exact same story I wrote! (Only they did the ending in the book.) Never mind. Lol... If I had asked be Lee Nov 3, 2012 4:34 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - steve h. Nov 3, 2012 4:00 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - as for the lawyer issue, it's never a question as to whether you "can" be sued, or "should" be sued for something, the question is ALWAYS whether you "are likely" be sued... getting sued - bill g. Nov 3, 2012 3:51 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - craig s. Nov 3, 2012 3:29 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Preview not available Lee Nov 3, 2012 3:26 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Yes it clarifies it greatly. So you have the answer, just tell the writer what occurred and make a deal, hopefully on an if come basis...ie if we get this made the bill g. Nov 3, 2012 3:12 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Preview not available David Nov 3, 2012 3:07 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - OK, let me start at the beginning... A film making friend of mine has a book that is a collection of several modern noir-ish type short stories. My friend (who is a DP) indicated interest in several of the stories as potential next projects. So, b Lee Nov 3, 2012 3:01 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - I don't get the impression from any of this that Lee is trying to do anything dishonest.  Does not sound like he has any intention of stealing any ones work.  I hear Lee asking how to approach the author to get the authors blessing.  J.R. F. Nov 3, 2012 2:07 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - I wouldn't mind someone living in my home for a couple of days and leaving it in better shape than how they found it. You wouldn't happen to know anyone like that, would you? On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 12:20 PM, Ka user 1. Nov 3, 2012 1:56 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Lee, You will be sunk and sued, and rightfully so, so put the thing away in a locked drawer - unless you contact the person and say "hey, as a writing exercise, I adapted your fabulous bill g. Nov 3, 2012 1:50 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Yes, I think the story is obscure enough that the author won't have overwhelming demands... I wouldn't think so at least/hope. Lee On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Gini Graham Scott Lee Nov 3, 2012 12:18 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Kathy Nov 3, 2012 12:17 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - If you change the story and characters enough so it's not identifiable where the story came from, then you can probably avoid the credits problem. People Gini Graham S. Nov 3, 2012 12:16 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Why would it make a difference? I have already written it... would I just tell them I haven't? This short story is so obscure, I don't actually anticipate much of a problem (who knows though, of course)... Lee Lee Nov 3, 2012 12:10 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - steve h. Nov 3, 2012 12:07 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - What do you plan to do with this? -Make it into a short: to show in festivals? -Make it into a feature: and try and sell it to a distributor? It makes a big difference how you intend to Eric Nov 2, 2012 10:44 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - Well I literally just finished writing it, we don't even know if we're going to pursue filming it. Just curious at this point, if it becomes serious, then yes, if warranted, I'd call in the hot shots. Lee Lee Nov 2, 2012 9:56 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Question re: screenwriting credit - I would ask an entertainment lawyer. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 2, 2012, at 8:31 PM, Lee < Martine A. Nov 2, 2012 8:54 PM
Question re: screenwriting credit - I recently finished up writing a short screenplay. The screenplay is an adaption from a short story written by someone I don't know. Right now, I have the credit as "Written by Lee Stokes, adapted from a Story by Book Writer". Lee Nov 2, 2012 8:31 PM
50% off SF Film Society Membership - I have no affiliation with the San Francisco Film Society or with Sweetjack.com, but this seemed like a great deal that would interest people in this group. For the next 3 days, you can get an SFFS "Film Enthusiast" membership for just $30, instead of Philip D. Oct 25, 2012 12:37 PM
Meet the Reader: How I Do What I Do - Preview not available Lee Oct 9, 2012 12:49 PM
San Jose Short Fim Festival Screenwriting Panel Oct 19th - Hi Screenwriters, I just want to forward some information about a local Film Festival Panel. The Guest has a popular podcast with screenwriting tips and industry guests. Special Presentation: Screenwriting Panel with Pilar Alessandra from On the P Ferdinand Oct 9, 2012 10:06 AM
Meetup Member Movie Screening - The Screenwriting Meetup's own Romanus Wolter has a movie called "Doggie B" showing at the Opera Plaza right now. Closing night is this Thursday, September 6 (Tomorrow!), so take advantage of this chance to see a finished product on Philip D. Sep 5, 2012 10:00 PM
Re: Writing is Rewriting ... sharing an article - Good article, Howard.  I can always use extra material hammering home the advantages of the inevitable rewrite. -- Dan On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Howard Green < Dan H Aug 14, 2012 5:23 PM
There's a new Meetup in town - Actually it's in Berkeley, courtesy of SFSG member Justin Sloan.  Those of us in the East Bay or farther afield no longer need drive, BART or ferry themselves across the water and into the city (but are welcomed all the same).   Check Howard G. Aug 14, 2012 1:34 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] plot & structure course postponed - shoot me an email when you reschedule stephen c. w. May 15, 2012 8:40 PM
plot & structure course postponed - Hi Friends, I have had to postpone my upcoming plot and structure discussion scheduled for this upcoming weekend. As of this moment, I do not have a new date for the course but as soon as I do, I will let everyone know. I apologize for any user 1. May 15, 2012 8:21 PM
Fwd: Low & No Budget Networking Group: Intellectual property issue in hiring a script editor - Preview not available Lee May 15, 2012 4:17 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Re: [screenwriters-261] - Hi Phillip, Delighted to pass along useful stuff to the members, 141, Chris H. Feb 21, 2012 8:17 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] - Yes , that was spam. I have a Mac so it was just a simple e-mail hack. I've changed my password, so it shouldn Philip D. Feb 20, 2012 9:13 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Re: [screenwriters-261] - Good call, Karen. About 90% of the emails I get that consist of a single link are sent out by virus-infected computers without the knowledge of the purported sender. Why people use Microsoft products (which are uniquely susceptible to these viruses) i Michael L. Feb 20, 2012 9:00 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] - Hi Philip, since there's so many questionable emails out there, if I don't get some kind of lead into about the link you're sending me, I'm not opening it. just thought you should know, k On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Philip Dyer user 1. Feb 20, 2012 8:57 PM
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Pages but not attending. - Every other week I cannot attend because I have production meetings on Thursdays. I do have new pages though. -- Derek Dabkoski http://vimeo.com/24231017 Derek D. Jan 17, 2012 10:39 PM
Searching for Nicholas Pasquariello - Sorry to send this out to the whole group, but I couldn't find Nicholas Pasquariello in the members area (I hope he is still a member of the group). Anyways, I just so happen to be embarking on a project that is inspired by the creative style o Lee Jan 17, 2012 8:52 AM
Fwd: Low & No Budget Networking Group: looking for a writer - Preview not available Lee Jan 11, 2012 10:35 AM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Sfsdf closed!!! - Howard. The Fitzgerald Hotel could have accomodated you at late notice. Raymond D. S. Dec 22, 2011 11:38 PM
RE: [screenwriters-261] Sfsdf closed!!! - user 2. Dec 22, 2011 6:06 PM
Sfsdf closed!!! - The digital film school is closed for the holidays. I was not made aware if this, but unfortunately we are without a space for tonights meetup. (12/22). I will be outside the location to meet people, or inside trying to convince The HUB folks to acco Howard G. Dec 22, 2011 5:50 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Fwd: Chet Jain sent you a message: Script Writing - Tell us about the STORY. Dennis dennis c. Dec 19, 2011 3:36 PM
Fwd: Chet Jain sent you a message: Script Writing - Hey everyone... I received this note from a member of one of my other Meet Up groups. Take a look below, and if you are interested and able, please get in contact with Chet. Hope it sounds cool to a couple of you! Lee Lee Dec 19, 2011 3:00 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Movie tonight - The Artist - Hi Howard! Great idea, sorry I missed it. Hope you'll be doing this again. (Every month?) How many people came? Brad At 03:40 PM 12/2/2011, you wrote: Brad P. Dec 3, 2011 6:12 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Screenwriters go to the movies. - Howard, I on Kikelomo A. Dec 3, 2011 4:49 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Screenwriters go to the movies. - Sounds good Howard!! For me Sat 11am-1pm would be better but I can manage Fri nights around 7pm & Sundays 1 Amaroq de Q. Dec 3, 2011 12:54 PM
Screenwriters go to the movies. - Three of us checked out The Artist last night and enjoyed lively discussion and potent beverages afterwards, so we are doing it again. This time of course with sufficient advance notice.   Howard G. Dec 3, 2011 12:37 PM
Re: [screenwriters-261] Movie tonight - The Artist - I like this idea alot!  I'm busy tonight but next time I may be free...  Tasha On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Howard Green < howiegreen@hot Tasha N. Dec 2, 2011 4:37 PM
Movie tonight - The Artist - I created new event to check out this movie tonight, then hang out for pizza and drinks afterwards. I know its late, but if you are free just come to the theater at One Embarcadero Center - third floor, around 6:30 tonight. I like the conce Howard G. Dec 2, 2011 3:40 PM

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