WGF In the News

May 15, 2017

July 2018

RFC signs MoU with LA foundation to develop TV, cinema writing professions – Jordan Times

May 2018

Muslims Seek Greater Understanding from Hollywood Through Iftar Event – Hollywood Reporter

March 2018

3 Female Showrunners Shed Light on Process, TV Today, Diversity in Hollywood – Backstage

Top Industry Showrunners Talk TV Industry Battles, Opening Doors for Others – Variety 

February 2018

Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Guillermo del Toro on Keys to Writing WGA, Oscar-Nominated Films – Variety 

Aaron Sorkin Takes Slightly Off-Center Stage at WGA’s Beyond Words Panel – Deadline

December 2017

Industry Panel Suggests Ways to Better Represent Muslims in Film and TV – The Hollywood Reporter

November 2017

Ava DuVernay Talks ‘Lip Service’ of Diversity Programs: ‘Once They Do That First Year, Then What?’ – Variety 

October 2017

SCAD Savannah Film Festival to highlight women in the film industry – WSAV

September 2017

Lena Waithe opens up about ‘Master of None’ Thanksgiving episode at Sublime Primetime – Variety

August 2017

5 Hollywood Meetings You Should Master and How To Do it – No Film School 

July 2017

TV Writing: Your First Years in the Writers Room – TVwriter.net

June 2017

Ramadan in Hollywood: Industry Muslims Hold Interfaith Outreach Events – Hollywood Reporter

‘A League of Their Own’ Stands the Test of Time – ESPNW

May 2017

Ted Danson Almost Spoiled ‘The Good Place’ Twist Because He Couldn’t Stop Telling All His Friends – Indiewire

Hooray for Hollywood’s hand-me-downs: LAUSD taps industry resources – KPCC

March 2017

Aaron Sorkin Gets an Education on Hollywood’s Diversity Issue at WGFestival – Variety

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: James Gunn “Had a Lot More Freedom” in ‘Vol. 2’ – Variety

February 2017

Writers Guild Award-Nominated Screenwriters Discuss Their ‘Worst Notes Ever’ – Variety 

January 2017

Coffee, Tea and a Script: 18 LA Hot Spots for Hollywood Writers – Hollywood Reporter

December 2016

9 Things We Learned from the Insecure Writing Staff Panel at the Writers Guild Foundation – Decider

October 2016

Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay: A TV Dream Team Talks ‘Queen Sugar’ – Variety 

Carlton Cuse: How Staying Zen Makes Him One of TV’s Most Prolific Showrunners – Indiewire 

8 Places to Write in LA (That Aren’t Coffee Shops) – LA Weekly

‘Wonder Buffalo’ Filmmakers Receive ETC@USC Innovation Technology Award – Variety

September 2016

Emmy Nominated Writers Talk Actors, Research & Changing Story Arcs at Sublime Primetime 2016 – Variety

Terence Winter to Write HBO’s Griselda Blanco Movie Starring Jennifer Lopez – Deadline

June 2016

In the Writers Room: Outlander Writers Talk Sex Scenes and Bringing the Books to Screen – Paste magazine

May 2016

‘Better Call Saul’ Vs. ‘Breaking Bad: The Shows Writers Reveal How Each Series Stands Alone – Bustle.com

How Kim from ‘Better Call Saul’ Became One of TV’s Most Feminist Characters – Bustle.com

20 of Our Favorite Events in Los Angeles This Week – LAist

The Best Place in the World for Screenwriters to Write – Screencraft Blog

The Writer’s Guild and Aspiring Veteran Writers – Military.com

April 2016

Arrow EPs Open Up About Flashback Woes, Why Season 5 Should Be Better – TVLine

Even ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Writer Lawrence Kasdan Thinks TV is the Future of Quality Storytelling – IndieWire

March 2016

‘Veterans Writing Project’ Seeking Active Military and Veteran Voices – Observer

Active military and vets who want to write for TV and film, this program is for you – Examiner.com