Breaking In at Any Age

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Linwood Dunn Theater, Los Angeles

We’re thrilled to host a panel, in partnership with the Academy Education and Nicholl Fellowship Programs, on how to break into the industry as a writer at any age.

Tickets: $0.00


Escape from Development Hell: How to Get a Movie Made

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
WGF / WGA Headquarters – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles

For every Hollywood success story, there are 100 tales of trudging unsuccessfully through the trenches. Lessons are learned, contacts are made, and every so often, a deal is struck. Our panelists will share how you can maximize your opportunities and emerge from the trenches to get your film produced.

Tickets: $20.00 - $25.00

PIC9 Phyllis Nagy (photo Kristina Harrison)

In Conversation with Phyllis Nagy

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

In this special event in our IN CONVERSATION WITH series, Phyllis shares her experiences adapting novels for the screen (CAROL was adapted from a Patricia Highsmith novel) and for the stage (Phyllis wrote plays based on novels by Highsmith, Anton Chekhov and Nathaniel Hawthorne). She’ll also talk about the transition from writing for the stage to screen as well as how one medium can inform the other.

Tickets: $10.00 - $15.00

Steven Knight (Writer and Creator) on the set of Peaky Blinders, series three - Episode Two BTS

Photographer: Robert Viglasky
© Caryn Mandabach Productions Ltd & Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd 2016

Writers on Writing with Steven Knight

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

Screenwriter and director Steven Knight’s fascinating and highly enviable career spans genres and mediums. On the big screen, he’s penned the thrillers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS (which earned him an Academy Award nomination), and EASTERN PROMISES; dramas such as LOCKE (which he also directed) and PAWN SACRIFICE, and the upcoming THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB and ALLIED.

On the small screen, he’s the creator and showrunner of PEAKY BLINDERS and the upcoming BBC series TABOO starring Tom Hardy. Plus, Knight has also published novels, written plays and even co-created the game show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

Tickets: $15.00 - $20.00

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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