02/13/2016

(Feb 13) The 2016 Writers Guild Awards New York Ceremony

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Writers Guild Awards ceremony to be held at New York’s Edison Ballroom on Saturday, February 13th.

The ceremony will be hosted by Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer, The Jim Gaffigan Show) and feature presenters Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), Armando Iannucci (Veep), Brian Koppelman (Billions), David Levien (Billions), Margo Martindale (The Good Wife), Michael McKean (Better Call Saul), Annette O’Toole (Halt and Catch Fire), Dascha Polanco (Joy, Orange Is The New Black), Emmy Rossum (Shameless), John Slattery (Mad Men, Spotlight), Michael Stuhlbarg (Steve Jobs, Trumbo), Alan Zweibel (Saturday Night Live) and more to be announced. Honorary awards will be presented to Senator Al Franken to receive the Evelyn F. Burkey Award for bringing honor and dignity to writers and Richard LaGravenese will receive the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for career achievement.

02/18/2016

(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 […]

02/23/2016

(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.