Programs

The Writers Guild Foundation has five key programs to help grow our community. Our programs aim to help us share and foster a love of writing in children, youth and adults. Please join us and lend your expertise!

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High School Screenwriting Workshops

The Writers Guild Foundation High School Workshops are designed to provide academic enrichment and increase fundamental writing and literacy skills through the art of screenwriting. Continue reading

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The Veterans Writing Project

Veterans are mentored by professional writers with a variety of backgrounds. Most are television writers or screenwriters, but we also invite journalists, poets, novelists and teachers. Continue reading

Visiting Writers Program

Visiting Writers Program

Our Visiting Writers Program schedules writers to appear at colleges and universities locally and around the world. Continue reading

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The Writer Speaks – Screenwriter Interview DVD Library Archive

Over the years we have recorded interviews with over 60 prominent writers about their careers and about their working lives and practices. Continue reading

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Book Drive

The Writers Guild Foundation is looking for children’s books only to distribute to needy parents and children in the Los Angeles area through organizations such as Sojourn Services for Battered Women & Children, The Children’s Bureau of Southern California, Prototypes (Domestic Violence Shelter), and School On Wheels. Continue reading

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Screenwriting Panels and Other Events

Throughout the year, the WGF hosts a variety of educational events for working and aspiring screenwriters and television writers, including Beyond Words (our WGA-nominated screenwriter panel) and Sublime Primetime (our WGA-nominated television writer panel), as well as many, many others. Continue reading