Writers Guild Foundation Hosts “Scribble to Screen” Panels and Exhibit at Savannah Film Festival

October 12, 2015

Panelists include BOB’S BURGERS writers Holly Schlesinger and Nora Smith and PAN writer Jason Fuchs

Los Angeles, CA – The Writers Guild Foundation (WGF) is thrilled to host its “Scribble to Screen” panels and exhibit series at the Savannah Film Festival from October 24 to 26, 2015.

Three fantastic writers will grace the stage of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art Theater on Sunday, October 25. At 11am, Jason Fuchs, screenwriter of PAN, takes the audience through his journey to retell the beloved tale of Peter Pan. At 2pm, Holly Schlesinger and Nora Smith of BOB’S BURGERS give a special sneak peek into two upcoming episodes from this season of the popular FOX series. Expect behind-the-scenes looks at their early drafts, notes, animated clips, and process to get from scribble to screen.

Along with the panels, WGF’s Library and Archives also hit the road to Savannah with an Exhibit at the Lucas Theatre from Saturday, October 24 to Monday, October 26.

On display at the Exhibit:

  • Development materials from Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST from the personal collection of writer Linda Woolverton.
  • Production design legend William Cameron Menzies’ 1933 illustrated screenplay of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
  • The only extant written draft of Lawrence Kasdan’s THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK.
  • Bound TV, video game and film scripts, including films starring Savannah such as MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL and FORREST GUMP.
  • Our iPads loaded with scripts from TV hits like MAD MEN, THE WALKING DEAD and GAME OF THRONES.
  • All the notes and materials showcased at the PAN and BOB’s BURGERS panels.

About the Writers Guild Foundation:

The Writers Guild Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and preserve the craft, history, and voices of screen storytelling. Along with operating the Shavelson-Webb Library and Archives in Los Angeles, WGF also prides itself in hosting monthly events featuring the most talked-about writers in film and TV as well as connecting professional screenwriters with the writing community through volunteer opportunities. For more info, visit wgfoundation.org.

For press inquiries, please contact:

Enid Portuguez, Director of Communications

Writers Guild Foundation. eportuguez@wga.org; 323-782-4694