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Screenwriters Colony is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of groundbreaking stories in popular culture.

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We know stories are powerful.


Throughout history, stories have inspired us, opened new perspectives, and deepened our understanding of the human condition. Today, writers for the screen are the most influential storytellers in the world. The best writers in film and television present us with stories and characters that push the boundaries of a comfortable culture.

We believe these writers need time away from the rigors of the modern world and the demands of commerce to develop their craft and have the most profound impact on audiences. We also believe storytellers thrive with the support of a strong community of fellow artists and mentors who understand the journey of the writer’s life.


Episodic Drama Colony I Costa Rica

We’re delighted to launch our inaugural Episodic Drama Colony in Nosara, Costa Rica. The 18-day program was designed with the help of creative advisor Melissa Bernstein (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Halt and Catch Fire)

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Episodic Comedy | Nantucket

Our Episodic Comedy Colony took place on the island in June 2019.


News, Reunions & Soirees

Our 2020 celebration brings together alumni and mentors to brainstorm, reconnect and celebrate bicoastal accomplishments for the big soiree.