Events

Tue
10
May
Entourage

Entertainment Law for Creatives

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
WGF / WGA Headquarters – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles

As creatives, navigating the business side of the entertainment industry can be daunting, which is why brushing up on Entertainment Law 101 is always a great idea. On this evening, attorney Luke Lieberman will give a survey of intellectual property, personal/publicity rights, and relevant contract law–consider it an overview for writers, directors, actors, and producers on the how to protect their work, avoid common pitfalls in the industry and manage their representatives.

With experience as both a creator and a lawyer, Luke provides a unique perspective on the industry, providing invaluable information for established and up and coming filmmakers alike.

Tickets: $10.00 - $15.00


Tue
17
May
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Master Class with Courtney A. Kemp

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
WGF / WGA Headquarters – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles

After an exceptional career as a writer and producer on THE GOOD WIFE, ELI STONE, JUSTICE and THE BERNIE MAC SHOW, Courtney A. Kemp made her spectacular debut as a creator and showrunner with the Starz Original Series POWER. The hit show, which is the most highly watched original series for the cable network, follows the complex double life led by James “Ghost” St. Patrick (played by Omari Hardwick) amid the gritty and glamorous streets of New York City.

With POWER’s third season premiering this summer, Kemp talks to us about the journey and process behind creating and running her TV show as well as the lessons learned as she approaches the show’s upcoming season. Kemp will also shed light on transitioning from writing half hour to writing hour.

Tickets: $10.00 - $15.00


Wed
25
May
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Between the Chapters: Writing and Acting with JANE THE VIRGIN

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
WGF / WGA Headquarters – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles

At this special event, JANE THE VIRGIN creator and showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman shares insight into the process of designing that ride for the past two seasons. She’ll be joined by members of her incredible cast, who’ll give the actor’s perspective on bringing the characters and dialogue to life.

Tickets: $20.00 - $75.00


Thu
26
May
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Inside the Writers Room with BETTER CALL SAUL

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

What else can you expect from creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould? On this special Inside the Writers Room event, Gould, along with members of the writers room, take us through the process of crafting BETTER CALL SAUL and creating new arcs that inform the larger world of BREAKING BAD as well as their own journey from various writers rooms, including the BREAKING BAD writers room, to the BETTER CALL SAUL writers room.

Tickets: $20.00 - $25.00


Tue
31
May
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Special Screening and Panel with PREACHER

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

On this special evening, we are screening the premiere episode of PREACHER which will be followed by a panel that will discuss how to adapt comic books, writing the anti-hero, and what’s in store for the first season. The panel will feature executive producer Sam Catlin and the show’s writers and producers.

Tickets: $20.00 - $25.00


Tue
7
Jun
Outlander

Inside the Writers Room with OUTLANDER

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
WGF / WGA Headquarters – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles

The hit Starz original series, adapted and developed by Ronald D. Moore from the novels by Diana Gabaldon, has captured a rabid following with its strong, sensual characters, lush storytelling, and its dimensional look at relationship and power dynamics. On this special evening, we’re thrilled to welcome Moore, who also developed the beloved series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, and the OUTLANDER writers room to share the process behind crafting the show’s emotional journeys as well as its swashbuckling story lines.

Tickets: $20.00 - $75.00


Sat
31
Dec
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Writers Guild Foundation Gift Certificates

All Day
WGF/WGA Headquarters, Los Angeles

The Writers Guild Foundation Gift Certificates can be used toward all of our awesome events such as the WGFestival, Inside the Writers Room, Writers on Writing, Master Classes, VIP Meet-and-Greets, Beyond Words, and a lot more.

Tickets: $25.00 - $100.00