Events

Many events are free for members, among some of the membership benefits.

Biweekly meetup for scene analysis

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Café Racer
5828 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
FREE and open to all

Long-time Northwest Screenwriter Guild member and former board member Wally Lane has started a scene analysis group that meets twice a month in Seattle.

The goal: First and foremost, to assist fellow screenwriters hone the craft of writing scenes—both action and dialogue—that are cinematic, engaging and correctly formatted.

“This Is Us” Staff Writer Kay Oyegun

August 9, 2018
Time and place TBD

Nigerian-American screenwriter Kay Oyegun (“This Is Us,” and the forthcoming Angela Davis biopic), will drop us a visit. More details as the event nears.

Coming to Seattle: Craig Mazin and John August


Date and details: TBD (late summer/August)

Screenwriters, you most certainly recognize Craig Mazin and John August as the voices of the world-renowned Scriptnotes podcast, the premiere authority on professional screenwriting. And if you listened to their most recent podcast, you heard them announce they’ll be coming to Seattle sometime during the summer of 2018.

We’re working on the details, but we couldn’t be more excited to be part of what is sure to be one of the biggest events of the year.

Be sure you’re subscribed to our email list to keep up with this and other upcoming events.

Script Tease: Develop Your Look Book

Instructor: Geof Miller
Date: TBD
FREE for members. $25 for non-members.

“Look Books” are brief (90-second) video presentations that help producers, directors, and studios experience how a film made from a script might look, sound, and feel. In this workshop you’ll translate the essence of your screenplay into a representative Look Book to help you pitch your idea.

Preparing for Your Pitch

Instructor Betty Kim (Featured in Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat Strikes Back.)
Date: TBD
FREE for members. $25 for non-members.

Back by popular demand, students in this class will learn the basics of pitching and will have the opportunity to practice their pitches, get notes, and improve their technique. This is an excellent class for members interested in joining the NWSG Compendium.