About the Organizers

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Harvard Square Script Writers

Harvard Square Script Writers (HSSW) is one of the oldest and most established script writing groups in the nation.  Founded by producer Laura Bernieri in 1986, run until 2011 by Scott Anderson, and now under the direction of Genine Tillotson, HSSW meets weekly in Cambridge, MA during the academic year to review treatments, outlines, screenplays and teleplays.

Many of our members have won or placed in the nation’s top screenwriting contests, have seen their screenplays optioned, have gone on to work in the industry, or have produced their films themselves. They range in backgrounds from professional film critics to award-winning documentarians to indie filmmakers.

Additionally, HSSW sponsors workshops – on a wide range of topics, readings, and screenings.

HSSW is dedicated to the idea that every great film, television series, webisode, short or stage play is born out of a compelling script.

We developed the Different Faces, Different Voices Film Festival in response to the need for cinematic stories that explore the often ignored narratives in our society.

To learn about Harvard Square Script Writers check out our website at http://www.hsswriters.com/.

We are a registered 501 c 3 non-profit.

PLEASE NOTE: Active members of Harvard Square Script Writers and any current Women in Film and Television or Women in Film chapters receive a $25.00 discount off the submission price of $100.00 for the Flicks4Chicks contest. Check with your local chapters of Women in Film (and Video or Television) for the discount code if eligible.