SWW Strategic Directions and Committees

Summary of Annual Meeting Saturday, Dec. 2 New Committees formed and seeking members! SWW needs your participation to survive and thrive! Plans and visions were discussed regarding the formation of four new committees: Education Committee Fundraising & Grant Writing Committee Member Services Committee Public Relations Committee Committees will have on-site …

Annual Meeting Saturday, Dec. 2 

All members are invited to come network and learn about big changes underway. New committees are being formed so come learn about the plans and how to get involved if you feel inspired. Plus more updates on big changes and partnerships! 9a – Continental breakfast and networking 9:30 – 12p Annual meeting …

2018 Feature Contest now open

Screenwriters’ Workshop is pleased to announce its Seventh Annual Feature Script Contest is now open for entries. The biggest change this year is that the contest does not require that scripts be set in Minnesota or be considered low-budget, which gives members more options when writing and entering scripts. There will be …

New 2018 Short Script Challenge

This year, scripts of all genres are welcomed with no theme requirements. Early Deadline: November 1, 2017 with entry fee of $10 per script Final Deadline: December 1, 2017 with entry fee of $15 per script Out of state judges will rank scripts and offer brief feedback in 2018. A …

2017 Feature Script Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners! 1st Place: Paul Coleman “Franny & Clarkbar”  Genre:  Romance, 92 pages, Logline:  When two humans break up, their dogs go on an epic journey to reunite. 2nd: Al Easter “The Brothers”  Genre:  Family drama, 95 pages, Logline:  A boy spending Christmas at his older brother’s college …

Short Script Challenge 2017 Winners

1st Place  Amber Patton “Six Months”  Genre: Romance  Logline: A young couple attempt to reconcile after a horrific accident has left them scarred and separated. Runner-up  Dick Zonneveld “Dawn Never Comes”  Genre:  Horror  Logline:  A woman prepares to visit her boyfriend in New York, but a creepy clown puts a serious …

2016 Feature Contest Winners

Screenwriters’ Workshop & Twin Cities Film Fest announce the winner of our annual feature script contest: Angela Andrist for Summer of ’79. Congratulations! Second place: Pete Groynom Third Place: Karen Frank Congratulations everyone! Thanks to all who entered the contest and keep writing! Results were announced and prizes awarded at a …

2015 SWW/TCFF Feature Contest Results

Congratulations to the top 5 finalists and winners of the Screenwriters Workshop feature contest co-sponsored with the Twin Cities Film Festival. First Place ($1,000 and a meeting with an Agent & Producer) Patricia Fox Title: Anatomy of a Town Genre: Drama/Mystery 111 Pages Logline: The Chief of Police investigates and …