Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Writers Guild Foundation Panels: Notes on Craft 2012

Thu, September 27, 2012 - Thu, November 1, 2012 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
This autumn, the Writers Guild Foundation will host its fourth annual NOTES ON CRAFT series: Six weeks of panels, each composed of two or three writers, each focusing on a separate aspect of the screenwriting craft. Each panel will be moderated by Oscar-nominated writer Dan Petrie, Jr. (BEVERLY HILLS COP, THE BIG EASY) and followed by an audience Q&A session.
Sept. 27: Premise and Concept, featuring Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel (PARENTHOOD) and Zak Penn (ALPHAS). 
Oct. 4: Story and Structure, featuring Lem Dobbs (HAYWIRE), Stephen Gaghan (TRAFFIC) and David Seidler (THE KING’S SPEECH).  
Oct. 11: Adaptation. Stephen Chbosky (THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER), Robin Swicord (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA), Robert Nelson Jacobs (CHOCOLAT). 
Oct. 18: Characters. Susannah Grant (ERIN BROCKOVICH), Jim Kouf (GRIMM), Will Reiser (50/50).  
Oct. 25: Dialogue and Scene. Panelists TBA. .

Nov. 1: Rewriting and Polishing. Panelists TBA. 
 For tickets to individual events or the whole series, click here.

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