FAQS

HOW OFTEN DOES THE CASUAL ACTING AND SCREENWRITING MEETUP MEET?

We meet every two weeks on a Tuesday.

HOW DO I JOIN A MEETING FOR THE FIRST TIME?

Register to the meet via the registration page or join via the meetup.com page

DO I HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE?

Yes, and membership is free (for now).

DO I NEED TO BRING A SCRIPT OR NEED TO BE A PROFESSIONAL WRITER OR AN ACTOR TO ATTEND?

Nothing needed other than an interest in screenwriting and/or
acting.

DO YOU DO STAGE PLAYS OR JUST SCREENPLAYS (TV, FILM, EPISODICS, WEBSERIES, ETC.)?

We will read whatever you bring.

WHAT LENGTH SCRIPTS DO YOU GO OVER OR  HOW MANY PAGES SHOULD I SUBMIT?

For each session, limit your pages to no more than 10 -12 formatted pages

HOW DO I SUBMIT A SCRIPT? HOW ARE SCRIPTS CHOSEN?

Let the group organizer know you have a script ahead of time if you can. Scripts are usually first-come.

HOW DO THE READERS GET CAST?

From amongst the actors and writers present, you may cast the roles. The organizer and others may help you.

 

TIPS FOR GETTING THE MOST OF THE MEETUP

If time allows, tell us what you are doing or want to do vis a vis acting and/or writing.
Come more than once.
Listen, learn, contribute.
Reach the organizer ahead of time with questions.
Be open to constructive criticism.
Try to have scripts free of typos and well-formatted. Have a list of roles ready to be cast (don't forget the narration/screen direction role).
Be ready to share your challenges and successes.
Keep coming back; bring your
revised work.
Mute yourself if not talking.