WGF, MPAC Talk Creating Authentic Representation for Muslims and TV
October 19, 2018
On Thursday evening, an industry panel featuring writers, actors and practicing entertainment lawyers discussed ways in which Muslims and the Islamic faith have been represented through film and television, as well as offered ideas on how to ensure better and more authentic representation moving forward in the industry.
RFC signs MoU with LA foundation to develop TV, cinema writing professions
July 27, 2018
The Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Los Angeles-based Writers Guild Foundation (WGF), aiming to develop the writing profession in the field of television and cinema.
Top Female Showrunners Talk Industry Battles, Opening Doors for Others
March 26, 2018
Producing for Netflix vs. the networks, the increasing clout of female showrunners, and how to fight for distinctive ideas to be heard were among the topics at a panel of women showrunners at the 2018 Writers Guild Festival Sunday.
Hooray for Hollywood’s Hand-me-downs: LAUSD taps industry resources
May 18, 2017
The Creative Industry Coalition aims to harness the resources of studios, unions and production companies in the district's backyard, and bring them to students through equipment donations, classroom visits, field trips and more.
Coffee, Tea and a Script: 18 L.A. Hotspots for Hollywood Writers
January 20, 2017
Phil Lord's Italian cafe, Damon Lindelof's late-night hangout, an 'Empire' scribe's "magical Starbucks": "You feel a little less likely to screw around on Facebook when Chris Weitz is a few chairs away."