Events

Tue
2
Aug
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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


Sat
6
Aug
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Women Who Run the Room: A Conversation with Showrunners

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
WGF / WGA Headquarters – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles

On this special Saturday event, a panel of female showrunners discuss their experiences of running a room and the impact of increasing female voices in television.

Panelists:

Alexa Junge – GRACE AND FRANKIE, UNITED STATES OF TARA, FRIENDS
Laurie McCarthy – REIGN, GHOST WHISPERER
Lizzy Weiss – SWITCHED AT BIRTH, UNDRESSED

Check back for more panelist announcements.

Tickets: $0.00


Tue
9
Aug
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Making the Cut: How to Navigate the Screenplay Contest Circuit

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

Our panelists will share their experiences inside various contest and fellowship application processes, how to navigate through the gauntlet of steps, and how you can use networking opportunities at events (such as San Diego Comic-Con and this one) to get yourself and your work noticed throughout the process.

Panelists:

Brian Anthony – THE NIGHT SHIFT, ARMY WIVES, completed the 2012 NBC Writers On The Verge Program
Brandon Easton – MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER, 2014 nominee for an Eisner Comic Industry Award, completed the 2015 Disney-ABC Writing Program

Stay tuned for MORE panelist announcements!

Tickets: $20.00 - $25.00


Tue
16
Aug
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From Views to VR: Careers in Digital Storytelling

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

This panel addresses the various paths to a career in storytelling within the digital space. From writing webisodes to VR simulations, our panelists share their experiences creating content for new and emerging mediums and what lessons they’ve learned in often unchartered territory.

Stay tuned for panelist announcements!

Tickets: $15.00 - $20.00


Thu
15
Sep
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Sublime Primetime 2016

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

Every year we team up with the Writers Guild of America, West and Variety to gather this year’s nominated writers for a lively conversation on the season’s most talked-about episodes.

Panelists:

SCOTT ALEXANDER & LARRY KARASZEWSKI
The People v. O.J. Simpson – “From the Ashes of Tragedy”
Written by Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski

ALEX GREGORY & PETER HUYCK
Veep – “Mother”
Written by Alex Gregory & Peter Huyck

MARTI NOXON
UnREAL – “Return”
Teleplay by Marti Noxon & Sarah G. Shapiro

More panelists to be announced!

Tickets: $20.00 - $100.00


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: $10.00 - $100.00