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Celebrating excellence in writing for television, the Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild Foundation present a selection of the year’s best television writers for a lively discussion of their craft, their nominated projects, and the business of writing for television.
Panelists will include:
DAVE BOONE (84th Annual Academy Awards, co-writers: Carol Leifer, Jon Macks; Special Material writers: Tim Carvell, Jeff Cesario, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Martin, Benjamin J. Schwartz, Marc Shaiman, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel, David Steinberg, Mason Steinberg, Colleen Werthman; AND 65th Annual Tony Awards, Special Material writer: Paul Greenberg; Special Sequence writers: David A. Javerbaum, Lin Manuel-Maranda)
SEMI CHELLAS AND MATTHEW WEINER (Mad Men)
LENA DUNHAM (Girls)
ALEX GANSA & HOWARD GORDON (Homeland, co-writer: Gideon Raff)
TED MANN (Hatfields & McCoys; Teleplay by Ted Mann and Ronald Parker; Story by Bill Kerby and Ted Mann)
BILLY MARTIN (Real Time with Bill Maher, co-writers: Scott Carter, Adam Felber, Matt Gunn, Brian Jacobsmeyer, Jay Jaroch, Chris Kelly, Mike Larsen, Bill Maher, Billy Martin; AND 84th Annual Academy Awards [Special Material], see above writer credits)
GLEN MAZZARA (The Walking Dead) will moderate.
Reception to follow.