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Update & Change of Start Time for 2016 Annual Public Board of Governors Meeting

Update & Change of Start Time for 2016 Annual Public Board of Governors Meeting

The 2016 Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors of the TV Writers Fund for the Future will take place on Saturday, December 17th, at 3:30 p.m. at the TV Writers Fund offices, 11340 W. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 242, Los Angeles, CA 90064. There will be a Holiday Pot Luck following the meeting, so plan on staying afterwards to raise a glass with your Board members and fellow beneficiaries. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.!

Writer Residency Program at the Annenberg Community Beach House

Writer Residency Program at the Annenberg Community Beach House

The City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Division is seeking proposals from writers living in Los Angeles County for their Writer Residency Program at the Annenberg Community Beach House.  The program offers writers a private, beachfront office for nine weeks to complete a work-in-progress and the opportunity to engage the public in aspects of their work through readings, events, and the Residency blog. Eligibility:  The residency is open to all writers of fiction, poetry, plays, and screenplays.  Projects in biography/memoir,…

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Mark Your Calendars for the 2016 Annual Public Meeting

Mark Your Calendars for the 2016 Annual Public Meeting

The 2016 Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors of the TV Writers Fund for the Future will take place on Saturday, December 17th, at 2:00 p.m. at the TV Writers FFF offices, 11340 W. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 242, Los Angeles, CA 90064. There will be a reception following the meeting, so plan on staying afterwards to talk with your Board members and fellow beneficiaries. Keep a look out for notices with instructions on how to register to attend and…

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Give ScriptChat a Try This Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

Give ScriptChat a Try This Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

ScriptChat was created for the purpose of bringing new and seasoned screenwriters together to network, improve their writing, learn about the industry, and support one another both during and after a one-hour Twitter chat. Every week there’s a new topic, often with an honored guest from the screenwriting/filmmaking world. This week, the special guest is Kam Miller (@kammotion).  Miller is a writer/producer who has created pilots for Fox, CBS, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Television, and Universal Cable Productions. She wrote…

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Seasoned Readings at the WGA

Seasoned Readings at the WGA

The mission of the WGA’s Career Longevity Committee is to assist writers of all ages in planning for long and successful careers by giving them the tools and knowledge to adapt to changes in the marketplace.  One of their most exciting programs, “Seasoned Readings,” provides older writers with an opportunity to produce their own work and reach an audience for it, often receiving useful feedback in the process.  Each Guild member doing a staged reading in the series is encouraged to put…

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Events at The Writers Guild Foundation

Events at The Writers Guild Foundation

It’s easy to forget how valuable of a resource The Writers Guild Foundation really is, so we are here to remind you.  Last month, we attended a handful of events put on by the WGF that gave us unparalleled access to a number of impressive shows, writers, and showrunners.  The WGF brings in guests who speak candidly about their work, careers, processes, successes and failures and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Don’t miss out! Click here to check out their upcoming events….

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Digital Hollywood Spring 2016

Digital Hollywood Spring 2016

Day One – The Wild West of Digital Deals  With an explosion of digital platforms and niche markets over the past 10 years, there are more opportunities to engage with the market today than ever before.  However, because of the sheer volume of content flooding the market, the dealmaking process has become increasingly complex and competitive.  Traditional and digital platforms are generally looking to make content at a minimal price and they’re looking for content that checks the necessary boxes —…

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Digital Hollywood Starts Tomorrow

Digital Hollywood Starts Tomorrow

Digital Hollywood starts tomorrow!  Please find a list of panels below that might be of interest to you.  You may also find a complete list of events here. Please follow us on twitter (@tvwriters) for updates and to find out where we will be throughout the festival. We hope to see you there! Tuesday, May 3, 2016 The Dealmaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making 12 Noon – 1:00 PM Guerin B,…

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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!

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