February 22

WGA EVENT

While we’re rebuilding the site, thought I’d mention this. If you live in L.A. and haven’t signed up for WGA Foundation mailing list, you should. Here’s the link: http://www.wgfoundation.org.

Here’s the latest event in the words of the WGA:

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“Writers on Writing” with James L. White (“Ray”)

When: Wednesday, March 23rd at 7:30 pm

Where: Writers Guild of America, west; 7000 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Who: James L. White, who wrote the highly acclaimed biopic, “Ray”, which is nominated for six Academy AwardsTM. White received the 2005 Golden Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay, and is also nominated for a BAFTA Award from the British Motion Picture Academy. Prior to “Ray”, White had penned several projects still in various stages of development. This includes “Red Monkey” for Sidney Poitier and Columbia Pictures, “The Bo Jackson Story” for Fox Television and producer John Davis and “The Harlem Six” for MGM. He has also written an episode of the series “American Dreamer” for HBO and Danny Glover. The program will include an audience Q & A.

F.X. Feeney, film critic and essayist, serves as moderator.

What: This is a monthly series presented by the Writers Guild Foundation where writers talk to moderator F.X. Feeney about recent work, the development of their careers, their approach to their craft, artistic challenges they’ve faced and tactics for survival in a challenging industry.

TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.WGFoundation.org or by calling 323.782.4692
Admission prices: General public-$20, WGA members and academic faculty-$15, full-time students with I.D.-$10.
Special discounts available for Foundation donors.

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