WGFestival 2016: The Business ?>

WGFestival 2016: The Business

In partnership with the Academy Education and Nicholl Fellowship Programs, the Writer’s Guild Foundation presented on March 19th,  Day One of their WGFestival for 2016.  For this full-day event, the festival focused on the business of screenwriting and the career paths within the trade.  During this crash course on the business, each guest offered their unique perspectives and experiences in the industry.  Here is our report in a nutshell on how the day went. New Spaces in Distribution The New…

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World Builder: Frank Spotnitz on Creating Complex TV Series ?>

World Builder: Frank Spotnitz on Creating Complex TV Series

Last night we attended the Frank Spotnitz event at the Writer’s Guild Foundation.  Spotnitz spoke with Neil Landau, a professor of screenwriting at UCLA School of Film and Television and a television trailblazer in his own right.  Spotnitz opened up about most recently executive producing and developing Amazon’s most viewed series, “The Man in the High Castle.”  He also reflects on his time working on shows like “The X-Files,” “Hunted,” “The Lone Gunman,” and “Millennium.” Here are some of the…

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The Writers Lab 2016: Call for Submissions ?>

The Writers Lab 2016: Call for Submissions

The Writers Lab, produced by IRIS and New York Women in Film & Television and funded by Meryl Streep, is now open for submissions of screenplays by women over the age of 40 (birthdate on or before 4/14/76)!

For complete information on The Writers Lab and how to submit your screenplay, click here.

Changes Already in 2016 ?>

Changes Already in 2016

We knew our administrative assistant, Christine Avery, was destined for bigger things and, as predicted, has moved on and is now working at WIT.tv.  We will miss her very much, but wish her all the best.  They are lucky to have her.

Even more exciting, her web series Zeus School premieres today.

Check it out!

2015 Annual Public Meeting ?>

2015 Annual Public Meeting

You can now view the Agenda for the Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors of the TV Writers Fund for the Future at http://tvwriters.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/FFF-December-2015_Agenda-public-meeting-FINAL.pdf If you cannot attend in person, you can register to listen to the live audio stream by clicking on the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/780547437 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event when it is live.  

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