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Write On: Journeys in TV Writing with USC School of Cinematic Arts Alumni

The Writers Guild Foundation, in partnership with the USC SCA Network Leadership Committee, presents an evening featuring USC School of Cinematic Arts writers. The panelists, working in the areas of network, cable, and streaming platforms share their experiences in working in the entertainment industry as a USC School of Cinematic Arts alum. We’ll learn about their career paths and hear their opinions about the craft of storytelling.


  • Davah Avena (Kevin (Probably) Saves the WorldDevious MaidsEast Los High)

  • Akela Cooper (Marvel's Luke Cage, Chambers)

  • Josef Sawyer (SEAL Team)

  • Lindsey Shockley (Black-ish)

Moderated by Michael Saltzman, USC School of Cinematic Arts Writing for Screen and Television lecturer

Doors open at 7pm. Event starts at 7:30pm.

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In the case the event is sold out, we will have a first come, first serve stand-by line at the event. The stand-by line does not guarantee entry into the event.

Proceeds benefit the Foundation's library and outreach programs.

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Earlier Event: February 28
Film Financing with NYU Tisch West
Later Event: March 23
WGFestival 2018