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Bo Shim to receive 2016 Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting

The Writers Guild Initiative (WGI) has named Bo Shim of New York University as recipient of its 2016 Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting. The fellowship, which is funded by the Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation, is awarded to a student who plans to pursue a career in screenwriting upon completion of his/her undergraduate […]

(Feb 23) The Secret Language of Producers

On February 23rd, join the WGAE for “The Secret Language of Producers,” a discussion with screenwriter Jacob Krueger on how to manage the development process in a way that serves your script.

2016 Writers Guild Awards: Voting Deadline Is January 29

The deadline to vote to determine the winners for the 2016 Writers Guild Awards is FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 at 3pm ET. WGA members in good standing can vote for the following categories: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY ADAPTED SCREENPLAY COMEDY SERIES DRAMATIC SERIES NEW SERIES Vote online at: Your username is your last name and your password is […]

(Feb 6) The Color of Comedy at Museum of the Moving Image

The Color of Comedy Saturday, February 6 1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 (WGA members receive a 20% discount with the code COC20) Museum of the Moving Image  36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street)  Astoria, NY Museum of the Moving Image presents with the Black Filmmaker Foundation an afternoon forum on the intersection of race and […]

The 2016 Writers Guild Initiative Gala Benefit

This year will mark the third of the Writers Guild Initiative’s Annual Galas. Directed by Jonathan Bernstein, this year’s theme is “Into the Unknown” and will feature an all-star cast, led by Alfre Woodard and Kal Penn,  reading from the work of participants in the WGI’s workshops. The WGI Gala Chair is Beau Willimon The […]

(Feb 18) Pitching Workshop with Jim Arnoff

The Writers Guild of America, East invites you to attend PITCHING WORKSHOP WITH JIM ARNOFF RSVP REQUIRED (TK) Thursday, February 18. 12:30pm Writers Guild of America, East 250 Hudson Street, Suite 700, NYC This workshop will cover the pitch from start to sale. What makes a successful pitch? What are the pitfalls to avoid at […]


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