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Friday, October 27 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Creative Career: Practical Tips for Starting Out

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A panel of successful WGAW writers will discuss what you need to know in your career, how to avoid common pitfalls, and what the Writers Guild can do for you.

This panel is presented by the Writers Guild of America, West.

Moderators
avatar for Amy Berg

Amy Berg

writer/executive producer Counterpart, Da Vinci's Demons, Caper, Eureka; writer Person of Interest, Leverage, The 4400
Amy Berg is a writer and executive producer for film and television. She's written for a dozen shows including Da Vinci's Demons, Person of Interest, Eureka, Leverage, and The 4400. She also created the award-winning digital series Caper. Along with her feature work, she's curren... Read More →

Panelists
avatar for Megan Amram

Megan Amram

writer/producer The Good Place, Transparent, Silicon Valley, Parks & Recreation; writer The Simpsons; author Science...For Her!
Megan Amram is a comedy writer and performer currently working on The Simpsons as well as the NBC series The Good Place. Previously, Megan was a writer on the acclaimed Amazon series Transparent, HBO’s Silicon Valley, and the final three seasons of the NBC comedy Parks and Recr... Read More →
avatar for Michael Green

Michael Green

co-creator/executive producer American Gods; writer Blade Runner 2049, Murder on the Orient Express, Logan
Michael Green is a television and film writer and producer. In 2017, Green wrote 20th Century Fox’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, directed by Kenneth Branagh, and co-wrote Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, Alien: Covenant, direct... Read More →
avatar for Eric Heisserer

Eric Heisserer

writer/director Hours; writer Arrival, The Thing, Final Destination 5
Eric Heisserer is a screenwriter and author who recently won the Writers Guild of America award for his screenplay Arrival, for which he also received an Academy Award nomination. The film, directed by Denis Villeneuve, and starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, is a sci-fi thrill... Read More →
avatar for Raamla Mohamed

Raamla Mohamed

writer/supervising producer Scandal
Raamla was born and raised in Los Angeles by her Somalian father and her South Bronx-ian mother. After graduating from Columbia University with a double major in English Literature and Film Studies, Raamla remained in NYC to work in off-Broadway theater. She then went on to recei... Read More →

Sponsors

Friday October 27, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Central Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary

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