Monthly Archives: September 2019

SWA supports VIDNET SUMMIT 2019 (Oct 3rd)

The Screenwriters Association is happy to announce support for the fourth VIDNET SUMMIT 2019, organised by IndianTelevision(dot)com, as community partner.

DAY: October 3, 2019 (Thurs) | Time: 08:30 AM Onwards | VENUE: Sahara Star, Mumbai

As the oldest and the largest OTT Conclave, VIDNET SUMMIT will have screenings and a day long conference with multiple parallel rooms focusing on Content, Creators, Business & Show Screenings with over 50 Speakers from Producers to CEOs of Various Platforms (AmazonPrime, Flipkart Video, Hotstar, Sonyliv, Zee5, Voot, Mx Player etc). Gaurav Gandhi of Amazon Prime, Guneet Monga who won an Oscar this year, Richie Mehta of Delhi Crime, Gaurav Verma of Red Chillies, Raj Nayak & Sameer Nair are just a few names among the many prolific speakers.

Apply here to attend                       

NOTE: SWA’s Event Sub-committee will send invites to 100 shortlisted SWA members based on the submitted RSVP Forms. All invitees will be required to show the invitation email at the venue. (ONLY FOR LIFE REGULAR SWA MEMBERS, ENTRY BY INVITATION EMAIL).

Official Website:

(For queries, write to OR call: Mishaal Wanvari +91-9820076845 / +91- 9833821090 )

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SWA partners for VIDNET MASTERCLASSES 2019 (Oct 4)

The Screenwriters Association is proud to lend support to VIDNET MASTERCLASSES 2019, organised by IndianTelevision(dot)com, as their community partner.

DAY: October 4th 2019 (Fri) | Time: 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM | VENUE: The Westin, Mumbai

There will be multiple masterclass courses taking place simultaneously in two different halls. The participants must select either of the workshops and will get a certificate on completing the workshop (for the selected masterclass). These are paid workshops, open to ALL SWA members, in ‘Direction & Editing’ AND ‘Writing’.


  1. Patrick Graham (Director – Ghoul) & Nitin Baid (Editor – Ghoul & Bard of Blood)
  2. Amit Raj Gupta (Director – Gullak), Amit Kulkarni (Editor – Gullak, Tripling, Bachelors)
  3. Richie Mehta, (Creator & Director – Delhi Crime)
  4. Raghav Subbu (Director – Kota Factor, Pitchers) & Gourav Gopal Jha (Editor – Kota Factory, Humorously Yours)
  5. Danish Aslam (Director – Its not that Simple, Time Out)
  6. TBC Mayank Sharma & Sumeet Kotian – (Breathe 2, The Family Man)
  7. TBC Abhishek Sengupta & Shan Mohammad (Lakhon Mein Ek)
  8. TBC Sachin Pathak & Pariksshit Jha (Rangbaaz 1& 2)


  1. Puneet Krishna  (Mirzapur)
  2. Dhruv, Pooja & Nihit Bhave (Sacred Games)
  3. Bhavani Iyer (24, Guzaarish, Kaafair)
  4. Sidharth Mishra (Rangbaaz)
  5. Dhruv Sehgal (Actor & Writer – Little Things)
  6. Jaya Mishra  (Cold Lassi Our Chicken Masala)
  7. TBC – Sumeet Vyas (Tripling and Permanent Roommates)
  8. TBC-  Karan Agarwal (Lakhon Mein Ek)

The participant count for each masterclass is 50, on a ‘First Come – First Served’ basis. The price of the Masterclass is INR 1,650. This includes Lunch, Tea & the Certificate. All SWA members will be given a SPECIAL DISCOUNT OF 20% through separate discount codes. Additionally, the first 25 SWA Members will get a FULL REFUND on the day of the event!


WRITING: Discount code: SWA19W

DIRECTION & EDITING–oct4-2019/event Discount code: SWA19DE

Official Website:

(For queries, write to OR call: Mishaal Wanvari +91-9820076845 / +91- 9833821090 )

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SWA’s 63rd Annual General Body Meeting on September 28th 2019 (Saturday)

Strictly for Life, Regular and Associate Members with valid SWA Membership Card only.

The 63rd Annual General Body Meeting of the Screenwriters Association will be held on September 28th 2019 (Saturday) at 03:00 PM, at Bhaktivedanta Swami Mission School, Sixth Floor, Near Laxmi Industrial Estate, Shastri Nagar, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai – 400 053.

Please, download the General Secretary’s Report for the Year 2018-19, Agenda for the AGM 2019, Auditor’s Report and Balance Sheet from the following link on our website:’s%20Report%202019_compressed.pdf

NOTE: We shall NOT be sending the annual report by post, as per the resolution taken in previous AGMs. However, members are welcome to request for a hard copy of the report at the office or at venue on the day the AGM. 


मीटिंग में सिर्फ़ वैध एसडबल्यूए मेंबरशिप कार्ड के साथ आने वाले लाइफ़, रेग्यूलर और एसोसिएट सदस्यों 
को ही प्रवेश दिया जाएगा।

एसडबल्यूए की 63वीं एन्युअल जनरल बॉडी मीटिंग 28 सितम्बर 2019 (शनिवार) को दोपहर 03:00 बजे, भक्तिवेदांत स्वामी मिशन स्कूल, छठी मंज़िल, लक्ष्मी इंडस्ट्रियल एस्टेट के पास, शास्त्री नगर, लोखंडवाला कॉम्पलैक्स, अंधेरी वैस्ट, मुम्बई – 400 053, पर सम्पन्न होगी।

कृपया, 2018-19 की जनरल सैक्रेटरी रिपोर्ट, 2019 एजीएम का एजेंडा, ऑडिटर रिपोर्ट और बैलेंस शीट हमारी वैबसाइट के इस लिंक से डाउनलोड करें:’s%20Report%202019_compressed.pdf

ध्यान दें कि पिछली दो-तीन एजीएम में लिए गए निर्णयों के अनुसार, हम डाक के माध्यम से सालाना रिपोर्ट नहीं भेज रहे हैं। हालाँकि, सदस्य एसडबल्यूए दफ़्तर या एजीएम वाले दिन कार्यक्रम स्थल पर हार्डकॉपी के लिए आग्रह कर सकते हैं।

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