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We are currently reading and reviewing all screenplays online and discuss their realization at our weekly meeting.

Feel free to add you Screenplays as PDFs. Also consider to copyright them.

Once you selected a screenplay that you want to review click the "<<" in the upper right corner and enter your name. You can now make comments and highlight the screenplays.
All other members will be able to see your comments.

We will always work on the most recent version of a screenplay. All screenplays are organized by "date added" hence newer versions will appear on top.

Here's the link:


Please bring screenplays and/or notes of your own ideas of projects that you want to realize within the DFS to the meeting.


Collective Filmmaking - The DFS

When we met up last time we encountered a good amount of new members. Personally impressive was the amount of skill that has been brought to the meeting and expressed in some screenplays, trailers and narrations that we reviewed.

Towards the end of the meeting we agreed on the concept of Collective Filmmaking: Writers, Directors, DP's, Actors and everybody who wants experience in Filmmaking is welcome in the DFS and will ultimately be part of our crew in production.

  • The most interesting aspect about the concept of Collective Filmmaking is that it offers lots of opportunity for creative expression, meaning that we can have each of our Projects directed/photographed/produced etc. by different members of the group.
  • And if a director happens to be interested in acting or let's say the photography of another project he can rotate to be an actor or cinematographer or another [maybe minor but nevertheless] essential role in our production that collectively will make the film happen.
  • In this concept several Projects can be in production simultaneously. We will also reuse locations and actors in our projects, i.e. if a location happens to match scenes in two separate projects we will combine the shooting schedules of both projects. Additionally we will cast globally, meaning one casting call will serve many projects at a time.


The most important aspect in this collaboration is that we present roles and compromise where it is necessary. Obviously our films will have no, to a very low budget and an aspiring Director/Actor/Producer/DP or Screenwriter could at one point have the task of sweeping the floors or carrying heavy equipment or working late into the night, hardly getting any sleep at all. All of this has to be understood and accepted in order for the project to be made.
Regardless our Projects can turn out to be professional looking independent films of incredible performances, both in front and behind the camera and a strong, supportive crew if:


We will work hard and do whatever is necessary to make each other's lives and production easier in order for our Projects to be successful.



I encourage everybody to work on stories that you want to tell, read screenplays in order to learn how to write them.

Think about profiles and backstories for your characters and also possible shooting locations.
If you need an extraordinary/exotic shooting location propose it with your project and our members will get thinking if they or somebody they know lives or has access to a location fitting the proposed description.


Also keep in mind that your life is short, the TV not your friend and that you have to work, observe and educate yourself in order to create something of social value (which is everything anybody in our society likes & loves).
Remember that you are not a Superhero who has been given extraordinary power that makes you stronger, more talented and better then everybody else.

After all the process of making a film after all is real and not like the film itself fiction or imitation of reality.


In the Dead Filmmakers Society we work for each other.
Here your work and time is a precious currency.







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  • Maressa


    December 6, 2012

  • Green M.

    Hey everyone. I just threw another short form screenplay on the fire. It's longer @ 26 pgs, but feel free to check it out at your leisure.
    Take care.

    December 5, 2012

  • Diana L.

    it was great hearing many good ideas

    December 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey folks, I'd hoped to make it but was sick today. Hope I can come to the next one!

    December 2, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Get better.

      December 3, 2012

  • Diana L.

    Sorry I will be a little late, on my way there now

    December 2, 2012

  • Donte W.

    Attending my first meetup with you guys. Should i bring anything?

    December 2, 2012

  • Maressa

    Ivan,I like the revise...Very good.

    December 1, 2012

  • Timothy S.

    BTW, the F and G trains are down this weekend, so I'll be late

    December 1, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member


      December 1, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    November 30, 2012

  • Dora

    Ivan - the breakdown is already listed on Actors Access and we have many actors applying for the project. Now, you should have a look at the submissions, but I don't want to reveal my Actors Access account/password here. Could you please give me your email address or if you prefer I can find you on facebook, so I will be able to give you the info and then you will be able to SELECT which actors you would like to see for your project?

    November 28, 2012

  • Maressa

    DAG--"Dead.Actors.Guild" is up...Just wanted to let everyone know.

    November 27, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Everybody please read and upload your screenplays so that our members can make comments, think about available locations/actors and generally enjoy reading your Script.

    Read, upload and comment right here:

    (optionally copyright)

    November 27, 2012

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