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On April 26, join the WGAE and HULU for a screening of THE LOOMING TOWER, followed by a Q&A with Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer Dan Futterman and Writers Ali Selim, Bash Doran & Adam Rapp. Reception to follow.
Learn about the craft of storytelling from screenwriter and playwright Alexander Dinelaris, an Academy Award and Golden Globe winner for the screenplay of BIRDMAN (OR THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE). Alex will share glimpses of his own process, war stories, strategies and sources of inspiration.
Join the Writers Guild of America, East and Color Of Change for a candid conversation about criminal justice and mass incarceration at the intersection of media, television, film and social justice issues.
Internationally renowned evangelist Carlton Pearson risks his church, family and future when he questions church doctrine. Preaching that there is no hell, he finds himself branded a heretic and ostracized from his own church. With a screenplay by Marcus Hinchey, COME SUNDAY was inspired by an unforgettable story broadcast on public radio’s This American Life with Ira Glass that was reported by Russell Cobband produced by Alex Blumberg.
On Thursday, May 10th, MOME will be hosting the first-ever “Made in NY” Media Summit in Harlem. The Media Summit will be a constellation of several industry-facing events produced by MOME in partnership with several NYC-based cultural and media organizations. Held at the National Black Theatre, the day-long Media Summit will feature industry talks for New Yorkers interested in working in or with the media and entertainment industry.
Hone your pitch with the help of experienced producers. In front of a live audience of Writers Guild members, up to ten writers will have the opportunity to pitch producers Ilan Arboleda, Blair Breard, Alex Cirillo, Dana Kuznetzkoff and Rashidi Hendrix. Each writer will be given constructive feedback and advice on moving their project forward.
News & Features
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE IS MONDAY, APRIL 23 The Writers Guild of America, East’s popular TV Pilots Resurrected competition is back! This summer we will feature readings of one comedy and one drama, each a previously unproduced television pilot. The readings will be cast, directed and performed by experienced industry professionals and a Q&A with the writer(s) […]
ABC DISCOVERS: TALENT SHOWCASE SEEKING ORIGINAL SCENE SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: May 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST ABC Casting is seeking original scene submissions for our upcoming Talent Showcase This is a one-night event produced by the ABC Casting Department to showcase new talent to an invited industry audience. ABC has a long-standing commitment to promoting diversity […]
WGA East to Livestream from Vox Media’s First Union Bargaining Session NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 10, 2018) – In an act of transparency, the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) will livestream the Vox Media Bargaining Committee’s caucus meeting prior to its very first collective bargaining session with management on Wednesday, April 11th at 1:30pm […]
Samantha Bee, Chris Gethard, John Oliver and 150 Comedy/Variety Writers Stand In Solidarity with Onion Inc.
Samantha Bee, Chris Gethard, John Oliver and 150 Comedy/Variety Writers Stand In Solidarity with Onion Inc. NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 6, 2018) – John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Chris Gethard, Jon Glasser, Robert Carlock and The Onion’s former editor Joe Randazzo are among the over 150 comedy/variety television writers who are publicly supporting Onion Inc. unionizing […]
NEW YORK, NY (MARCH 29, 2018) – The editorial and video staffs at The Onion, A/V Club and Clickhole have unionized with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). An overwhelming majority of the staff have signed union cards and called on management to voluntarily recognize the Guild as its collective bargaining representative. Onion Inc., […]
*CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS* The Writers Guild of America, East’s popular TV Pilots Resurrected competition is back! This summer we will feature readings of one comedy and one drama, each a previously unproduced television pilot. The readings will be cast, directed and performed by experienced industry professionals and a Q&A with the writer(s) will follow each reading. A […]