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Group Updates - Greetings, Vancouver Screenwriters! After an unexpected summer hiatus, it’s time to kick into high gear! If you’ve been on the Meetup site lately you’ll see some exciting events lined up and more to come. Jennifer is hostin Rene C. Oct 8, 2014 1:45 PM
Film Genre course Shadbolt centre for the arts - Burnaby - Hi Everyone, please find attached the details of my upcoming film genre course taking place at the Shadbolt centre for the arts in Burnaby, in case you are interested to participate. :-) Cheers, Jennifer Fi Jennifer S. Sep 28, 2014 8:17 PM
Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition short horror movie -   The Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition is Vancouver’s short horror movie-making challenge that invites aspiring filmmakers of all ages to vie for a $5,000 dollar cash prize by shooting & submitting their own spine-tingling Jennifer S. Sep 7, 2014 5:14 PM
Phrike FilmFest 72 hour horror short film challenge - Hi Everyone, our group member Ryan sent us the following email with an invite to participate in the Phrike FilmFest 72 hour horror short film competition. What fun!!! Those competitions are actually awesome as you have to learn to work/write un Jennifer S. Sep 4, 2014 2:31 PM
Advanced Screenplay Writing, Vancouver Community College (CWRI 1175) May 2014 - Hi folks, I wanted to make everyone aware of the course starting in early May, running 6 weeks. http://www.vcc.ca/programscour­ses/courses/advan Ron A. Apr 7, 2014 5:57 PM
My film course: Movie club for teenagers - Hey Everyone, If you have teenage kids or know anyone who has and they are interested in movies, please check out my following course at the Shadbolt centre for the arts, starting next week. :-) Movie Club ages 13-17 Jennifer S. Mar 30, 2014 9:14 PM
Meetup details changed: The Rewrite: Writing is Rewriting - I've had to change the date for this workshop to the following weekend. If you were planning on attending and cannot make the new date, I will hold this workshop again in a couple of months. For more details, see the full listing: Rene C. Mar 20, 2014 10:56 PM
Spring break movie event at the Shadbolt arts centre - Hi Everyone, I would like to invite you all to the following event at the Shadbolt arts centre in Burnaby. It is free and I will be hosting it. I've asked if adults are allowed too and they said yes: Spring break movie club for teens - Jennifer S. Mar 16, 2014 12:30 PM
Changes to scheduled Workshops - Good afternoon, It was great to see many of you at the Meet & Greet Mingler on Thursday. We'll be using that space fairly regularly, starting with a Script Reading session as soon as I can get one scheduled. After speaking with some Rene C. Feb 22, 2014 3:17 PM
Thanks Rene - Hey Rene, Thanks for the "Big Thank You" I had lots of fun last year and I'm looking forward to continue in my role as co-organizer this year. Yep, I have lots of things planned and it's going to be fun. And thanks Rene for being such a Jennifer S. Feb 7, 2014 12:03 PM
VSMG is back from hiatus! - Greetings, Vancouver Screenwriters! I Rene C. Feb 5, 2014 2:33 PM
Upcoming courses - Hi Everyone, I'm shortly going to plan/add new events for the meet-up group. Meanwhile I have two courses outside the meet-up group on offer: FEATURE FILM SCRIPTWRITING A great film always starts with a great sc Jennifer S. Jan 25, 2014 5:38 PM
Today - Hi again for the ones who didn't get my last email. We will watch "the Ring" tonight. Please read the script upfront if you have the time. If not, don't worry, then we will just have fun watching the film. Here is the link:  Jennifer S. Oct 26, 2013 9:17 AM
Scream and The Ring - Hi Everyone, so we are having a tie between Scream and The Ring. So we need more votes to make a decision. :-) Cheers, Jennifer Jennifer S. Oct 24, 2013 7:29 PM
Ring or Scream - Hi Everyone, alright we are having a tie between Scream and Ring. So please let me know which one you want to go for. I need more votes. :-) Cheers, Jennifer Jennifer S. Oct 24, 2013 7:28 PM
Meetup details changed: Scene Writing Workshop - I clicked on the wrong date, this workshop is Sunday October 27th. Apologies for the slip. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Vancouve­r-S Rene C. Oct 16, 2013 3:03 PM
A good source to find competitions - Hi everyone, I just thought I send and share the link to the following website: www.withoutabox.com You can basically submit your script to most of the script competitions out there. The neat thing is you put your script in once Jennifer S. Oct 9, 2013 8:23 PM
My Homepage - Hey All, Here is a link to my new homepage: www.script-ninja.com For the people who were interested, you will find my arts centre courses on there. Have fun reading and have a great autumn.  Jennifer S. Sep 18, 2013 7:58 PM
Announcing new Co-Organizer - Greetings screenwriters, I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Jennifer Storm as Co-Organizer! Jennifer has a Masters in Screenwriting for Film and TV, and she won the Screamfest LA award for best short screenplay in 2004. Together we wi Rene C. Mar 22, 2013 2:28 PM
VSMG Updates and Upcoming Events - Greetings, Vancouver Screenwriters! My apologies for being MIA these last few weeks. My household was hit with two different flu viruses, never fun but especially unpleasant with two kids under three. But that's only half the story. The big new Rene C. Mar 12, 2013 12:39 PM
Writers and Producers Together Sample One-Sheet - The link to the sample one-sheet didn't work in the e-mail I just sent but the file is located on our Meetup site in the files section: http://files.meetup.com/150526­1/Writers%20%26%20Producers%20­Together%20-%20Sample%20One%20­Sheet.pdf Rene C. Jan 8, 2013 4:46 PM
Writers and Producers Together @ Praxis - This Saturday, Praxis will be hosting Writers and Producers Together, a unique opportunity for writers and producers in Vancouver to get to know each other. Seats are filling up fast, so register so Rene C. Jan 8, 2013 4:06 PM
Happy 2013, VSMG! - Greetings, Vancouver Screenwriters! 2012 was a stellar year for the group and 2013 promises to be even better. I'm hard at work planni Rene C. Jan 2, 2013 3:37 PM
Updates and Announcements - Greetings everyone, I have a few updates and announcements, but first I'd like to extend a huge CONGRATS to Doug Berry who recently wrote, produced, and acted in his own video! It's a parody of a Republican attack ad, I encourage you all to che Rene C. Oct 11, 2012 12:25 PM
The State of Affairs, News, Upcoming Events - Greetings, fellow screenwriters! It's been a while since I've sent a notice out and those of you who haven't been at any of the recent events might be a little out of the loop. I have a bunch of news and information to share, so let's get strai Rene C. Aug 1, 2012 9:36 AM
TV Writer Links - Preview not available user 4. Jul 8, 2012 3:16 AM
Writers Guild presents Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program - user 9. Jul 4, 2012 7:06 AM
TV Writing Seminar with Larry Kaplow (House, Body of Proof) - A one-day seminar on writing for television with Emmy-nominated and Writers Guild of America Award-winning writer/producer Larry Kaplow ( House, Body of Proof ), at downtown Vancouver's Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University Diane W. Apr 22, 2012 8:22 PM
Nicholl Fellowship Screenwriting Competition - The Nicholl Fellowship is the biggest and best screenwriting competition, and the deadline is coming up. The Nicholl is high-profile, with agents and managers watching the lists closely in their pursuit for quality clients. Even quarter-finalists get n Rene C. Mar 27, 2012 11:26 AM
CANCELLATION NOTICE - Dear VSMG Screenwriters, Due to the lack of commitments for Sunday's event, we have been forced to cancel. The costs for putting on th Rene C. Feb 12, 2012 10:55 AM
VSMG's Financial Model and Merger Information - Dear VSMG Screenwriters, Some of you have been asking about the VSMG’s new event format and Rene C. Feb 6, 2012 9:14 AM
ANNOUNCING - Pitch Stanley D. Williams Ph.D + 'The Bible of Screenwriting For The Beginner' & PRIZES!!! - VSMG PRESENTS: Stanley D. Williams Ph.D + 'The Bible of Screenwriting For The Beginner' WHEN: Sunday February 12th, 2012 - 11:00am to 3 user 2. Jan 29, 2012 8:03 AM
2012 Calendar Events Rolling Out Like Red Carpet! - Dear VSMG Screenwriters, This year we’re prescribing healthy doses of Screenwriting Knowledge, Education, Industry Guests, Workshops and Opportunities for your shot at making it to the Big Screen! On our 2012 VSMG Ev user 2. Jan 19, 2012 8:34 AM
Reorganization and Introductions - To the members of the Vancouver Screenwriters Meetup Group, We would like to wish you a happy New Year and introduce ourselves as Gad Cam Rene C. Jan 8, 2012 11:00 PM
Vancouver Screenwriters: Re-Launch for 2012 - To the members of Vancouver Screenwriters, It’s been a terrific year for the Vancouver Screenwriters Group. Our transition from social club to screenwriting resource was highly successful, with some great worksho Rene C. Dec 30, 2011 12:14 PM
Wed meeting? - Hi Anne, I user 9. Dec 28, 2010 11:59 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Meet Up at Calhoun's - Meet Up at Calhoun's, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, December 1,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Anna C. Dec 1, 2010 1:56 PM
MEETUP CANCELLED - Folks, Tonight's meetup is cancelled due to low turnout. We'll try again for the 15th. Feel free to email any of the members privately and arrange to meet up tonight if you wish. Anna Anna C. Dec 1, 2010 1:50 PM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Vancouver Screenwriters' Meetup - Hi. Sorry, I can't. Going on a trip, plus up til this point I couldn't FIND the screenplay I'd done a first draft of, which was quite distressing. Will try to meetup with you in October. Cheers, Claudia Claudia S. Sep 4, 2010 11:44 AM
Vancouver Screenwriters' Meetup - Hi Everyone, September marks a new school year, so how about starting off the new year right by joining us at the Screenwriters' Meetup this coming Wednesday night. 7pm at Calhoun's Bakery. Bring 3-4 pages of a script you've written for critiqu Anna C. Sep 4, 2010 9:47 AM
Meetup details changed: Meet Up at Calhoun's - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Vancouve­r-Screenwriters/calendar/14496­969/ When : Wednesday, Augus Owen T. Aug 24, 2010 2:43 PM
Good Luck Paula - Paula, Hope all goes well with you and your projects. Yes, things are very busy with me and that is why I have not been attending the meetings for a while. Working with the artist on the Galactic Gladiators graphic novel and new publisher. Got t user 9. Aug 21, 2010 7:14 PM
RE: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Paula?? - I don't have time to devote to it. I'm working ft on a movie, plus writi Paula Aug 21, 2010 7:06 PM
Paula?? - What's up? Why are you leaving the group? Sandford user 9. Aug 21, 2010 6:36 PM
Paula added a post - Hi all...I'm leaving it up to Owen to post the next few meetups until my subscription runs out or until someone takes over the group. Enjoy! Paula Paula Aug 21, 2010 3:28 PM
New Organizer Needed - Hello Screenwriters I have come to the conclusion that I do not have the time to run this group as I had hoped to continue to do, so I will be shutting it down. That is unless someone would like to step up as organizer? If you would Paula Aug 21, 2010 10:09 AM
Paula added a post - The Ink meeting has been moved to SAT Aug 7th this week. It's at the Grind on Main st 1030am and is a great place to network and meet fellow screenwriters! Hosted by Kat ht Paula Aug 3, 2010 8:28 AM
Meetup details changed: Screenwriter's meet and greet - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Vancouve­r-Screenwriters/calendar/14256­929/ When : Sunday, August 1 Owen T. Jul 30, 2010 1:32 AM
Co-Organizer Wanted - Hello Fellow Writers I am sorry that I have not posted an event in awhile but I have been pre-occupied, and over the next few months things are really about to pick up so my time will be even more limited. So if anyone is interested Paula Jul 28, 2010 9:18 AM
New Meetup: Cold Reading Series - 5MF Challenge begins! - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Cold Reading Series - 5MF Challenge begins! When: Thursday, July 8,[masked]:30 PM Where: Billy Bishop Legion Pub 1407 Laburnum Street (Cornwall and Creelm Paula Jul 7, 2010 8:39 AM
Screenwriting Competition - CALLING ALL WRITERS! The Cold Reading Series is holding a competition called the 5MF challenge. The mission: write a script that is 5-8 pages, set in 1 location, and with 4 or less characters! Select scripts will be read Paula Jun 17, 2010 10:44 PM
emails - Hello If you have sent me any emails via the meetup site I probably have not received them! For some reason everytime I change my email settings to my personal email address it doesn't stick...So I apologize if anyone has been trying to get in Paula Jun 17, 2010 10:36 PM
New Meetup: Cold Reading Series - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Cold Reading Series When: Thursday, June 10,[masked]:15 PM Where: Billy Bishop Legion Pub 1407 Laburnum Street (Cornwall and Creelman Sts.) Vancouver Paula Jun 9, 2010 12:15 PM
New Meetup: Feedback day again - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Feedback day again When: Saturday, May 15,[masked]:00 AM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Hi Fellow writers! I've made this meeti Paula Apr 30, 2010 12:53 PM
$8 for a Double-Bill Movie, Popcorn & Drink to Vancouver's Pacific Cinematheque - 1 DAY OFFER! - Friends, There's a great Groupon offering today for? a Double-Bill Movie, Popcorn?and Drink?to Vancouver's? Alan S. Apr 29, 2010 4:43 PM
New Meetup: Feedback day! - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Feedback day! When: Saturday, April 17,[masked]:30 AM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Another day to face the music and bring in those page Paula Mar 31, 2010 8:56 PM
New Meetup: Feedback day! - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Feedback day! When: Saturday, March 20,[masked]:00 AM Where: Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch 350 West Georgia Street Meet at Front Entrance Paula Mar 10, 2010 8:36 PM
New Meetup: Oscar Party 2010 - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Oscar Party 2010 When: Sunday, March 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Player's Chophouse 808 Beatty St Vancouver, BC V6Z[masked] AN Paula Mar 5, 2010 8:36 AM
Pitch Market 2010 - Hello Writers! Check out this exciting and rare opportunity in Vancouver to meet the DECISION MAKERS! The PITCH MARKET 2010 still has availability SO check it out at www.ftxevents.com If you want to learn more about parti Paula Feb 28, 2010 8:49 AM
Assistant Organisers? - I have a super busy month coming up and won't be able to schedule any meetings. However, I am open to someone else leading a group if anyone is interested? Just let me know and I'll add you as my assistant organizer for March so you can set it Paula Feb 23, 2010 9:52 AM
New Meetup: Feedback day again - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Feedback day again When: Saturday, February 13,[masked]:30 AM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Since the last meeting was such a success, le Paula Jan 29, 2010 12:46 PM
Meeting preferences? - Thanks to everyone who came out for the meeting today, I think it was very successful! I really enjoyed reading everyone's work and look forward to seeing more of it. Thanks for the group's feedback on my one sheet as well. I re-wrote it with t Paula Jan 23, 2010 1:35 PM
Feedback day More INFO - Hello Writers If you are coming to the meeting tomorrow Sat Jan 23 at 1030 am I hope to secure a room up on the 4th floor. There are two meeting rooms on that level, so ask at the desk which one it is. The desk is located at the top Paula Jan 22, 2010 1:07 PM
New Meetup: Feedback day! - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Feedback day! When: Saturday, January 23,[masked]:30 AM Where: Fourth Floor Vancouver VLP (Central Library Branch) 350 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC Paula Jan 12, 2010 3:54 PM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Happy Holidays - Hi all I would like to read anyone 30-Rocks or Futuramas.? I am always looking for good comedy writers (and actors). Send them to me at: [address removed] Alex user 2. Dec 29, 2009 3:53 PM
RE: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Happy Holidays - Hi all, Would TV scripts be something members would want to d Kenneth Dec 29, 2009 7:04 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Happy Holidays - Ah; damn! I did have a Teen Je John F. Dec 29, 2009 12:41 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Happy Holidays - Thanks Paula, Will the next meeting have a theme? We could all work on the one script which w Brian C. Dec 28, 2009 10:31 AM
Happy Holidays - Happy holidays to everyone and best wishes for a healthy, happy and productive New Year! I hope to start the new year right with a screenwriters meeting mid January, so if you have something that you are working on that you wish to get feedback Paula Dec 28, 2009 9:19 AM
Are you getting Publicity for your filmmaking? Do you know why you should? - Hi there, One of the most sought after -yet misunderstood- ways of building your personal or company brand is through publicity. You want to maintain a good reputable public image because it can sell more products, fill seats at events, and carri Ronald L. Sep 28, 2009 10:30 AM
Small collection of screenwriting books for sale - Hi there, I used to be a longtime actor, writer, and producer/filmmaker in the local area and have even travelled internationally for filmmaking. I've since moved on to follow another passion of mine (actually will still be shooting a lot of web Ronald L. Sep 14, 2009 12:06 PM
Agreed - I guess that will need to be worked out. 2E John Friesen wrote: > Hi Sandford, > > I get multiple copies, too. By the way, if you haven't already > discovered, uploading files to the "files" section gets around the > number of characters limi user 9. Sep 13, 2009 12:15 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Meeting CANCELLED - Hi Sandford, I get multiple copies, too. By the way, if you haven't already discovered, uploading files to the "files" section gets around the number of characters limitation you were experiencing. john ----- Original Message ----- John F. Sep 12, 2009 3:42 PM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Meeting CANCELLED - Not sure why but I am receiving 4 copies of every email from Elizabeth G. Am I the only one? Sandford Elizabeth G. wrote: > Too bad, Paula, but probably better to cancel and reschedule when you > have more people who can attend. > I will defi user 9. Sep 12, 2009 10:27 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Meeting CANCELLED - Elizabeth G. Sep 12, 2009 9:17 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Meeting CANCELLED - Elizabeth G. Sep 12, 2009 9:16 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Meeting CANCELLED - Elizabeth G. Sep 12, 2009 9:16 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Meeting CANCELLED - Elizabeth G. Sep 12, 2009 9:16 AM
?? Two Scripts submitted - Good Morning Paula, There were actually two scripts submitted, mine and Ernie's. Lines in the Sand was posted to the board over a week ago but I was only able to post what you see, even though I wanted to add a few more pages so the group could ge user 9. Sep 12, 2009 7:56 AM
Meeting CANCELLED - Hello Fellow Screenwriters I am canceling this meeting due to an underwhelming response with scripts. We have had 1 submission for today's meeting by Ernie and he isn't able to make it today. So that leaves us with NO scripts to share or give f Paula Sep 12, 2009 7:43 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Mostly looking for technical feedback on this. Some of the liberties I'm taking with the screenplay format here are purposeful, but I'm sure that there are needless technical faux pas here as well. Those, I'd like to avoid. Thanks, looking forward to user 3. Sep 11, 2009 1:12 PM
Reminder of Meetup Tomorrow - Hello Fellow Screenwriters This is just a gentle reminder that we are meeting tomorrow at 10 am at the VPL central branch at 350 Georgia Street. We will meet at the main entrance and then proceed to book a meeting room, so if you ar Paula Sep 11, 2009 10:45 AM
RE: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Hi all, I haven't met any of you, but I will soon! I am unab Stephanie Sep 11, 2009 10:16 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Elizabeth G. Sep 11, 2009 7:46 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Elizabeth G. Sep 11, 2009 7:45 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Elizabeth G. Sep 11, 2009 7:45 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Elizabeth G. Sep 11, 2009 7:45 AM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Paula, I thought writers were going to submit their comments online director to script submitters as well as at the meeting? Even though I have posted pages of Lines in the Sand to the Vancouver Screenwriters site, do you want me to bring pages t user 9. Sep 10, 2009 12:41 PM
Re: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Hey Paula! My out-of-town cycling trip has been rescheduled, so I could actually come to this meeting on Saturday -- it will be so cool to see you. I don't have a "treatment" or anything, but I would like to find a collaborato Elizabeth G. Sep 10, 2009 9:49 AM
RE: [Vancouver-Screenwriters] Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } I can bring pages. Kenneth From Kenneth Sep 10, 2009 9:09 AM
Submissions for this Saturday's meeting - Hello Writers So we only have 1 script submission so far for this weekends meetup. If anyone wants feedback on a script please let me know if you are bringing pages? If we only have 1 script to evaluate then I may cancel the meeting. Paula Sep 10, 2009 8:34 AM
Suggestions for a meeting place? - Does anyone have any suggestions regarding where we can meet this coming Saturday? thanks! Paula Paula Sep 6, 2009 8:26 AM
New Meetup: Feedback day! - Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Screenwriters! What: Feedback day! When: September 12,[masked]:00 AM Where: TBD TBD Vancouver, BC V5K 0A1 Please submit pages 1 week in advance for other me Paula Aug 31, 2009 10:55 AM
Thank you - Thank you to everyone who came down for our first meet and greet on Granville Island. We discussed what we would like to see from the group, how we would like to see things progress and days and times that are best for everyone. For those of yo Paula Aug 30, 2009 8:39 AM
Our First Meetup - Hello Fellow Vancouver Screenwriters! Tomorrow is our first official meetup at the Backstage Lounge on Granville Island at 3pm and I hope to see you all there. This is a chance for us to find out what genre's and stories everyone is Paula Aug 28, 2009 8:34 AM

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