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WGAE Announces Council Candidates For 2015 Election

NEW YORK, NY (June 16, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today the 2015 nominees for its Council election. Nine council seats will expire this year, six (6) Freelance and three (3) Staff, as well as the offices of President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer. The terms for newly elected Council members […]

(June 22) WGA-Brooklyn: OBVIOUS CHILD’s Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm

Please join WGA-Brooklyn for a conversation with GILLIAN ROBESPIERRE AND ELISABETH HOLM Writers of OBVIOUS CHILD RSVP Monday, June 22, 6:30pm 61 Local 61 Bergen Street (at Smith Street) Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (Adjacent to the F Train Station) Join WGA-Brooklyn for a conversation with Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm, the team behind last year’s award-winning independent film OBVIOUS […]

(June 18) L.E.S. Film Festival Panel & Party: Women Writers Redefining the Small Screen Landscape

As part of the Lower East Side Film Festival, the WGAE will host a discussion on women writers. The conversation will focus on the writer’s journey and will feature Laura Eason (HOUSE OF CARDS), Alison McDonald (ALPHA HOUSE, NURSE JACKIE), Natalia Leite (BE HERE NOWISH) and Alexandra Roxo (BE HERE NOWISH). These storytellers will discuss how they got their work produced, the current state of the industry and how new platforms have created opportunities to tell diverse stories.

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