Monday, October 12, 2009

TV Writer Panels Benefitting 826LA

826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing! A Four-Part Miniseries

Sundays, October 11, 18, 25 and November 1 at 7:30 p.m.

826LA East
1714 W Sunset Blvd
LA CA 90026
(213) 413-3388

Join us in a panel discussion with professional writers from some of the best programs currently on TV. Our hilarious panelists will discuss such topics as creating one s own work vs. staff writing, business vs. art (and whether it s always a vs situation), long days, stale jokes, breaking new ground, and the looming threat of new media. Panelists will also answer your questions and give tips for breaking into the business.

$25 per installment or $100 for the full miniseries
Tickets prices are non-refundable. All proceeds go to 826LA.

For a limited time get $10 off one installment (of your choice) or 25% off of the entire series (it's like getting one free!).

826LAML01 to get $10.00 off of one installment 826LAMLA01 to get 25% off the entire mini-series.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Each seminar will feature 3 - 4 writers and, in some instances, include an industry executive. All panels moderated by Ben Blacker.

October 18, 7:30 p.m.
Carter Bays
Samantha McIntyre
Warren Bell
Sam Register
David Schulner

October 25, 7:30 p.m.
Chrissy Pietrosh & Jessica Goldstein
David Slack
Jerry Stahl
...To be continued

**About 826LA**


826LA West
685 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90291

826LA East
1714 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026

826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.

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Dan Williams said...

Sounds great. It would be interesting to ask these writers, maybe one-on-one, what their steps are to creating a scene. What comes first, second, third, etc. And what they try to achieve for the viewer. And what twists they add in along the way. And what are some scenes they think are 'great scenes' and what makes them great.

E Dot said...

Similar type of series, but they focus on the craft.