• No Writing Left Behind

    What should a writer do if asked to leave written material with a producer after a pitch? Don't do it.

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    See the honorees of the 2018 Feature Writer Access Project.

  • 3rd & Fairfax

    David Lowery on writing and directing his new movie, The Old Man & the Gun.

  • No Easy Villains

    Joel Edgerton on why Boy Erased is a story made more tragic by its lack of bad guys.

  • Sexual Harassment

    A guide to member rights and employer responsibilities.

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Guild Screenings

  • Monday Nov 12
    7:30 PM

    Q&A with Joel Coen & Ethan Coen following this screening.

  • Friday Nov 16
    7:30 PM

    Q&A with Gillian Flynn & Steve McQueen following this screening.

  • Saturday Nov 17
    11 AM

  • Saturday Nov 17
    2 PM

  • Saturday Nov 17
    5 PM

    Q&A with Beau Willimon following this screening.

  • Saturday Nov 17
    8:30 PM

  • Sunday Nov 18
    11 AM

  • Sunday Nov 18
    2 PM

  • Sunday Nov 18
    5 PM

    Q&A with David Kajganich following this screening.

  • Sunday Nov 18
    9 PM


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