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.
Documentaries may deal with following real-life subjects and stories, but writing is still involved in the process. On this special evening, we sit down with a panel of documentary writers and filmmakers to learn how they structure their narratives, how they approach documentary scripts, and how the writing process informs the directing and editing processes.
There are few emotional journeys greater than the ones we’ve taken while watching Pixar movies. On this special evening, we talk about storytelling and craft with award-winning screenwriter and director Andrew Stanton, one of the driving voices behind beloved Pixar films such as Finding Nemo, WALL•E, Monsters, Inc., and the Toy Story franchise, including the latest film, Toy Story 4.
Put on your war paint—our next Trivia Night is here!
War of the Words is our audiovisual film and television Trivia Night that features eight rounds of challenging trivia and prizes for our top teams. We’ll provide the drinks, you bring your A-game.
On this special evening, we team up with Stephens College MFA in Television and Screenwriting for a panel featuring TV writers and producers who will discuss their experiences writing and developing nuanced portrayals of motherhood while also balancing duties as working moms themselves.
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.