(April 24) An Evening with Matthew Weiner

The Writers Guild of America, East

Invites you and a guest to attend

In Conversation with Terence Winter

Friday, April 24, 7pm
The New School University Center
John L. Tishman Auditorium
63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003

With the last episodes of MAD MEN’s final season under way, Matthew Weiner sits down in front of an audience of WGA members to reflect on the show’s ups and downs, his writing process, directing a famously meticulous cast and crew, and what’s next.

Matthew Weiner is the creator, writer, director and executive producer of the critically acclaimed drama MAD MEN, the fourth drama to be awarded four consecutive Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Drama Series. Additional honors for the series include four Writers Guild Awards, three Golden Globe® Awards for Best Television Drama Series, a Peabody Award, three Producers Guild Awards, two BAFTA Awards, five Television Critics Association Awards including Program of the Year, and being named seven years running to AFI’s Top 10 Outstanding Television Programs.

Most recently, Weiner won the WGA Award for Best Episodic for the season five episode “The Other Woman,” with Semi Chellas. He has been nominated for a total of 11 Emmys® for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series and won the award for the series pilot, as well as for the second season episode “Meditations in an Emergency,” with Kate Gordon, and for the third season episode “Shut the Door. Have a Seat,” with Erin Levy.

Weiner was a writer and executive producer on THE SOPRANOS and writer on several other series, including BECKER and THE NAKED TRUTH. He also wrote and directed the feature film ARE YOU HERE, featuring Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis and Amy Poehler.

Born in Los Angeles, Weiner studied philosophy, literature and history at Wesleyan University. He also earned his MFA from the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television. Weiner currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their four sons.