If you’re interested in screenwriting and happen to be in Los Angeles tonight, you might want to stop by the event that is being giving by the Writers Guild Foundation. The talk is “I Wish I Had Written That” and it has noted screenwriters talking about the lines they wish they had written. Here’s the information for the event:
I WISH I HAD WRITTEN THAT: WHAT MAKES A GREAT MOVIE?
Thu, May 23, 2013
Ever see a movie and think to yourself: “Man, I wish I had thought of that?”
It happens to even the best writers. And we’ll prove it: On May 23, the Writers Guild Foundation and Humanitas will host a selection of film and television writers who will discuss all those stories they wish they’d written. The panel will include:
Stephen Gaghan (Traffic, Syriana)
Lowell Ganz (City Slickers, Happy Days)
Nicholas Meyer (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, The Seven Per Cent Solution)
Paris Qualles (The Tuskegee Airmen, A Raisin In The Sun teleplay)
David Seidler (The King’s Speech, the upcoming The Judge)
Moderator Robin Swicord (Little Women, Memoirs of a Geisha)
Reception will begin at 6:00 pm.
Interview will begin at 7:30 pm.
This event is sponsored by Humanitas and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
You can buy tickets for the event here.
(Source: Writers Guild Foundation)