Emmy season is here! Join the Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild Foundation, in partnership with Variety and Final Draft, for Sublime Primetime 2019, our annual panel discussion featuring Emmy-nominated writers.
Join us for a case study in implementing research into your next project with Craig Mazin, creator/writer/executive producer of the critically acclaimed HBO limited series Chernobyl. We’ll study how the creative team approached their research, how they parsed through collected data to identify key info to implement in the show, and how they managed the relationship between staying true to the facts and taking creative license.
On this special evening, we partner with the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) for a discussion that challenges the damaging tropes seen on screen by highlighting more authentic depictions of Black Muslim identities created by talented Black Muslim screenwriters.
Prove you know when to hold 'em and know when to fold 'em at The Writers Guild Foundation's 4th Annual Texas Hold 'Em Charity Poker Tournament.
Ben Blacker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Andrew Reich (Friends) bring you Dead Pilots Society, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due. There are no notes, no one gets fired, and everyone has a good time.
The September 14th show teams up with the Writers Guild Foundation and stars Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls), Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight), Tim Simons (Veep), Mark Feuerstein (Royal Pains), Hannah Simone (New Girl), Kimiko Glenn (Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse) and more to be announced!