Saturday, October 28 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Writers Room Explained

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The writers room can be a mysterious place for someone trying to break into television. It’s the place where good ideas, contentious debate, and a seemingly endless supply of snacks come together to create all of your favorite TV shows. But how does it work? What is the etiquette expected? What are some of the most common issues that occur? What is the difference between a writer’s assistant and a staff writer? Story editor and executive story editor? Different producing roles and the role of the showrunner? Perhaps more importantly, how does one work their wayup the chain of command? Panelists will provide a glimpse inside these closed doors, offering secrets, anecdotes, strategies, to-do’s, and not-to-do’s.

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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 currently... Read More →
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LaToya Morgan

writer/producer Into the Badlands, Turn: Washington's Spies, Carried By Six
Born and raised in Los Angeles, LaToya Morgan is a graduate of the American Film Institute Conservatory where she received a MFA in Screenwriting. She’s an alumna of several prestigious fellowships including the Warner Bros. Television Writers’ Workshop, the Producers Guild Power... Read More →
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Bradley Paul

writer Lodge 49, Better Call Saul, Hawaii Five-0
Bradley Paul has been a writer on several dramatic series including: Better Call Saul, Hawaii Five-0, and AMC's upcoming Lodge 49, which will premiere in 2018. Before moving to Los Angeles and breaking into television, he was a script reader and short film screener for the Austin... Read More →
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Ray Utarnachitt

writer DC's Legends of Tomorrow, The Tomorrow People, Person of Interest
Ray Utarnachitt is currently a writer/producer on DC’S Legends of Tomorrow. He is a Michigan native and like any good Asian student, was pre-med at the University of Michigan for 3 years. Much to his parents’ dismay, he switched tracks and graduated with a Film degree. Ray broke... Read More →

Saturday October 28, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
St. David's Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

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