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Beyond Words 2015

Each year at BEYOND WORDS, we partner with the Writers Guild of America West to bring you a panel full of award-nominated screenwriters who chat about their lives in the trade and their nominated work.

This year’s panelists include:

  • E. Max Frye – FOXCATCHER
    Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

  • Dan Gilroy – NIGHTCRAWLER
    Written by Dan Gilroy

  • James Gunn and Nicole Perlman – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
    Written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman; Based on the Marvel comic by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning

  • Jason Hall – AMERICAN SNIPER
    Written by Jason Hall; Based on the book by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

  • Brian Knappenberger – THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ (Documentary)
    Written by Brian Knappenberger

  • Richard Linklater – BOYHOOD
    Written by Richard Linklater

  • Graham Moore – THE IMITATION GAME
    Written by Graham Moore; Based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges

Moderated by WGA and Oscar nominee Nia Vardalos (MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, CONNIE AND CARLA).

We’ve got a very limited number of VIP tickets to the event as well. For $100, you get:

  • Exclusive access to the pre-event reception, attended by many of the panelists

  • Guaranteed seating in the first two rows

But again: We have few VIP tickets (How many? Not many at all!) so get yours FAST!

This event is presented by the Writers Guild of America, West, the Writers Guild Foundation, and Variety.

Proceeds benefit the Writers Guild Foundation Shavelson-Webb Library and Archive and other Foundation outreach programs.