WGFESTIVAL 2017 SCREENWRITING CONFERENCE

Date: Mar 25, 2017

The Writers Guild Foundation
In Partnership with the Academy Education and Nicholl Fellowships Programs

Presents

WGFESTIVAL 2017
SCREENWRITING CONFERENCE

SOLD OUT!

This year, we are taking over the Academy’s Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study for an entire weekend of panels, interactive workshops, and special events focused on the craft and business of writing for the screen. 

As always, expect the best and brightest writers, producers, executives and insiders in the film and television industries.

We’ve got ticket tiers for every type of experience: 

LINWOOD PASS – Access to every headlining panel in the Linwood Dunn Theater on Saturday and Sunday. That’s 7 panels plus a networking mixer! VIEW PANEL LINEUP

and GET A MEETING IF YOU WIN OUR PITCH COMPETITION!

JUST ADDED! –

PANEL TICKETS, SATURDAY and SUNDAY HEADLINERS PASS – If you can only make one day of the WGFestival, then we’ve released a limited number of passes for attendance to every headlining panel in the Linwood Dunn Theater on either Saturday or Sunday OR passes to either Saturday morning or Saturday evening panels! VIEW PANEL LINEUP

PICKFORD PASS – Access to all headlining Linwood Dunn Theater panels, all intimate hands-on workshops throughout the Pickford Center on Saturday and Sunday, and an invite to a special Friday night event. That’s 7 panels, 14 classroom-sized workshops, plus a networking mixer and a special exclusive Friday event. VIEW PANEL AND WORKSHOP LINEUP

ALL ACCESS PASS – Access to all headlining Linwood Dunn Theater panels, all Pickford Center workshops on Saturday and Sunday, an invite to a special Friday event, and get notes on the first 15 pages of your script by the WGF’s network of writers and producers. VIEW PANEL AND WORKSHOP LINEUP

*Those who purchase the special ALL ACCESS PASS will get notes on the first 15 pages of any script that they submit. This year’s readers include John August (BIG FISH), Jane Espenson (ONCE UPON A TIME), Doug Jung (STAR TREK BEYOND), Damon Lindelof (THE LEFTOVERS), Ashley Miller (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS), Terri Edda Miller (CASTLE), Jason Reitman (UP IN THE AIR, JUNO), Sam Sarkar (Executive Vice President of Johnny Depp’s production company Infinitum Nihil), David Shore (HOUSE), Sally Willcox (producer/executive, MATERIAL), and more readers to be announced! 

If you have any questions, email our Programs Director Chris. Golden Ticket holders, email Chris to discuss how to upgrade to get your pages read. 

All events advertised on our “Events” page are open to anyone who wants to buy a ticket – not just WGA members!

Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s library and archive and other outreach programs.




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