Central Indiana Writers’ Association, CIWA, ¬†founded in 1976, is a community of writers who come together once a month for support and nurturing of our writing. Every one is welcome!

We are now meeting at:
Greenwood Village South
295 Village Lane
Greenwood, IN 46142

Contact one of our officers or email centralindianawritersassn@gmail.com if you have any questions.


WHAT: THE 2018 CARMEL FILM FORUM: FOCUS ON INDY INDE FILMMAKING! This workshop is designed to develop screenwriting skills for writers at any skill level.

LED BY: NATHEN BECHTOLD, President of the Indiana Filmmakers Network and JAMES MORIARTY, Producer/Director of Moriarty Media

55 4th Avenue SE, Carmel, IN 46032

WHEN: SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018 from 1PM to 4:30 PM and  SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

ABOUT THE SESSIONS: On Saturday, August 4, participants will receive a screenplay format guide to refer to throughout the class. They will be shown well written scenes from films, dissect the scenes and discuss what makes them memorable. They will be instructed to write a dramatic scene, email their work and receive feedback via email during the following week. On Saturday, August 11, participants will have the opportunity for their scripts to be performed by professional actors in a table read.

SIGN UP: Admission is FREE, but those who want to participate must register at MoriartyMedia.com Questions can be answered at the Carmel Clay Library Audiovisual Desk.

The 2018 Carmel Film Forum is sponsored by The City of Carmel, Moriarty Media, Carmel Clay Public Library, Indy Film Fest, Indiana Filmmakers Network, Pigasus Pictures, Indiana Tattoo Company, Randy Johnson Photography, Books & Brews Carmel, T. Gregorek AV Consulting, and Roberts Camera.