Writer's Refuge
Sep
26
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:45-8:30pm.

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Movie Meetup: A Star Is Born
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: A Star Is Born

Please join us on Friday October 5th for the 7pm showing of A Star is Born at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Craft Lecture: From Concept to Outline
Oct
9
7:00 PM19:00

Craft Lecture: From Concept to Outline

Please join us on Tuesday October 9th from 7-9pm at the McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, NJ. From 7:00-7:30pm, you can network with your fellow screenwriters and filmmakers. Then at 7:30pm, the craft lecture will begin on From Concept to Outline. After you have decided on a concept and crafted a logline, how do you develop the structure for your film? If you aspire to work professionally as a screenwriter in Hollywood, you will be expected to create outlines on a regular basis. Join us and learn the ins and outs of creating a great outline. After the lecture there will be time for Q&A.

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Writer's Refuge
Oct
24
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:45-8:30pm.

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Black List Happy Hour
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Black List Happy Hour

Please join South Jersey Screenwriters members and other screenwriters and filmmakers in the Philadelphia area for the monthly Black List Happy Hour in Philadelphia. RSVP for your free tickets on Eventbrite. Hope to see you there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-list-philadelphia-happy-hour-tickets-27137190066

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Movie Meetup: Creed II
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: Creed II

Please join us on Wednesday November 21 for the evening showing (Time TBA) of Creed II at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Read and Critique Scenes
Nov
28
6:45 PM18:45

Read and Critique Scenes

Please join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo on Wednesday April 25th from 6:45pm-8:30pm at the McCowan Memorial Library for a table read and critique. Please bring a short scene with you to share with the group, or just come to critique.

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Black List Happy Hour
Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Black List Happy Hour

Please join South Jersey Screenwriters members and other screenwriters and filmmakers in the Philadelphia area for the monthly Black List Happy Hour in Philadelphia. RSVP for your free tickets on Eventbrite. Hope to see you there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-list-philadelphia-happy-hour-tickets-27137190066

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Movie Meetup: Aquaman
Dec
21
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: Aquaman

Please join us on Friday December 21st for the evening showing (Time TBA) of Aquaman at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Movie Meetup: Peppermint
Sep
7
8:00 PM20:00

Movie Meetup: Peppermint

Please join us on Friday September 7th for the 9pm showing of Peppermint at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. Before the movie, we will meet food and drinks at 8pm at the Deptford Chili's. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Black List Happy Hour
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Black List Happy Hour

Please join South Jersey Screenwriters members and other screenwriters and filmmakers in the Philadelphia area for the monthly Black List Happy Hour in Philadelphia. RSVP for your free tickets on Eventbrite. Hope to see you there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-list-philadelphia-happy-hour-tickets-27137190066

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Movie Meetup: The Meg
Aug
10
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: The Meg

Please join us on Friday August 10th for the evening showing (Time TBA) of The Meg at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Movie Meetup: Mission Impossible- Fallout
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: Mission Impossible- Fallout

Please join us on Thursday July 26th for the 7pm showing of Mission Impossible- Fallout at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Craft Lecture: State of the Industry
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

Craft Lecture: State of the Industry

Please join us on Tuesday July 24th from 7-9pm at the McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, NJ. From 7:00-7:30pm, you can network with your fellow screenwriters and filmmakers. Then at 7:30pm, the craft lecture will begin on the State of the Industry. Fresh off of Cannes in May and the Produced By Conference in June, Lisa will discuss the current trends and highlights of the seminars she attended. Discover where the industry is now and where it's eye is for the future, so you can craft and pitch the most marketable concepts in both film and television. After the lecture there will be time for Q&A.

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Writer's Refuge
Jun
27
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:45-8:30pm.

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Movie Meetup: Jurassic World
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: Jurassic World

Please join us on Friday June 22nd for the evening showing (Time TBA) of Jurassic World at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Writer's Refuge
May
30
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:45-8:30pm.

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Movie Meetup: Solo: A Star Wars Story
May
25
to May 26

Movie Meetup: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Please join us on Friday May 25th for the midnight showing (night of Thursday May 24th, Time TBA) of Solo: A Star Wars Story at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Craft Lecture: Cannes Recap
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

Craft Lecture: Cannes Recap

Did you know that 80 percent of the movies in Hollywood are bought and sold at Cannes? From screenings to networking, from foreign sales agents to distributors, to navigating the international market, join us on Tuesday May 22 at 7pm in the McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, NJ and learn all the ins and outs of the world's most prestigious film festival.

Fresh off the French Riviera, Lisa will recap her adventures at the Cannes Film Festival, where her mystery thriller Dead Water was an Official Selection and a semifinalist, and at the Marche du Film, where she was accepted into the Producer's Workshop.

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Craft Lecture: From Outline to Scenes
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Craft Lecture: From Outline to Scenes

Please join us on Tuesday April 17th from 7-9pm at the McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, NJ. From 7:00-7:30pm, you can network with your fellow screenwriters and filmmakers. Then at 7:30pm, the craft lecture will begin on From Outline to Scenes. After you have finished your outline, how do you decide which scenes really need to be in your film, and equally as important, which ones don't? While your blueprint may change, most writers benefit from fleshing out their outline and creating a scene list. There are many advantages to having a solid story structure in place, especially later at the rewrite stage. Join us and learn how to take your script from outline to scenes and the benefits of doing so. After the lecture there will be time for Q&A.

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Movie Meetup: Rampage
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: Rampage

Please join us on Friday April 13th for the 7:40pm showing of Rampage at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Writer's Refuge
Mar
28
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:45-8:30pm.

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Movie Meetup: Tomb Raider
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Meetup: Tomb Raider

Please join us on Friday March 16th for the evening showing (Time TBA) of Tomb Raider at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

 

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Writer's Refuge
Feb
28
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:45-8:30pm.

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Craft Lecture: Creating an Outline for a Feature Film
Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

Craft Lecture: Creating an Outline for a Feature Film

Please join us on Monday February 26th from 7-9pm at the McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, NJ. From 7:00-7:30pm, you can network with your fellow screenwriters and filmmakers. Then at 7:30pm, the craft lecture will begin on Creating an Outline for a Feature Film. After you have decided on a concept and crafted a logline, how do you develop the structure for your film? If you aspire to work professionally as a screenwriter in Hollywood, you will be expected to create outlines on a regular basis. Join us and learn the ins and outs of creating a great outline. After the lecture there will be time for Q&A.
 

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Movie Meetup: Black Panther
Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

Movie Meetup: Black Panther

Please join us on Saturday February 17th for the 7:30pm showing of Black Panther at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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Black List Happy Hour
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Black List Happy Hour

Please join South Jersey Screenwriters members and other screenwriters and filmmakers in the Philadelphia area for the monthly Black List Happy Hour in Philadelphia. RSVP for your free tickets on Eventbrite. Hope to see you there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-list-philadelphia-happy-hour-tickets-27137190066

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Writer's Refuge
Jan
31
6:45 PM18:45

Writer's Refuge

Whether you are actively writing, or one of those people who are always planning to start, one thing's for sure- you need a location. Can you write at home, work, or anywhere opportunity lends itself? Yes, but often those places are filled with distractions that strangle the imagination and breed procrastination. If you are looking for a serene location, with likeminded creatives, join Assistant Organizer Stephen Lombardo at the SJS monthly Writers Refuge at the McCowan Memorial Library from 6:30-8:30pm.

 

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Movie Meetup: I, Tonya
Jan
19
11:00 PM23:00

Movie Meetup: I, Tonya

Please join us on Friday January 19th at 7pm for I, Tonya at the Regal Cinemas Cross Keys 12 in Turnersville, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

 

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Craft Lecture: Goal Setting, Time Tracking, & Accountability
Jan
9
7:00 PM19:00

Craft Lecture: Goal Setting, Time Tracking, & Accountability

Please join us on Tuesday January 9th at 7pm in the McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman for the Craft Lecture- Goal Setting, Time Tracking, and Accountability and start your new year off right. Did you make all the progress you wanted with your career goals in in 2017? Empower yourself in 2018 by learning how to create daily tasks, weekly, monthly, and yearly goals, track your productivity, and work with an accountability partner. If you want your creative dreams to come true, you have to be willing to work for it. Join me and I will show you how formulate a career strategy that will make 2018 your most productive year yet!

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Movie Meetup: Star Wars- The Last Jedi
Dec
16
8:30 PM20:30

Movie Meetup: Star Wars- The Last Jedi

Please join us on Saturday December 16th at 8:30pm for Star Wars- The Last Jedi at the AMC Deptford 8 in Deptford, NJ. After the movie, we will discuss the film over food and drinks at a nearby restaurant. Please note, this theater has reserved seating and often sells out in advance. Please try to purchase your tickets online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to network and get to know your fellow writers and filmmakers in a fun and casual setting. Additionally, it is common practice among industry pros to see movies in the theater on opening weekends to gauge the audience's reaction. After the movie we will spend time evaluating the storyline and the movie's overall success, or lack there of. Everyone is welcome, including member's guests. Look for us in the lobby after the movie ends.

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