Can’t get enough of “True Blood” “Silicon Valley” or “Shameless”? Meet the writers who create create these highly addictive premium cable shows. Alexander Woo (True Blood), Nancy Pimental (Shameless) and Dan O’Keefe (Silicon Valley) will be discussing life in the writer’s room and the challenges of the cable broadcasting paradigm. They will also share their secrets for writing addictive pages, laying in advanced season and character arcs, and making it all look sexy and effortless. Drinks, snacks, and hot people included.
Friday, July 25
Cost: $10 (includes drinks, snacks)
Location: WeWork, 1st Floor, 7083 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Panelists: Alexander Woo (True Blood), Nancy Pimental (Shameless, The Newsroom) and Dan O’Keefe (The League, Silicon Valley)
Alexander Woo is a playwright, screenwriter, and writer/producer for television. He served as Executive Producer on HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, earning an Emmy nomination, two Golden Globe nominations, and two NAACP Image Award nominations. He is also the creator of two current pilot projects, HEADHUNTERS for HBO, and BOMBINGHAM for...Read More »
Nancy M. Pimental got a degree in chemical engineering. She then did what all engineers do: moved to LA to perform comedy. Her writing career began with a spec of “South Park”, a screenplay “The Sweetest Thing” starring Cameron Diaz, and a pilot starring Jenny McCarthy. Nancy was nominated...Read More »
Dan O’Keefe is a writer and co-executive producer on HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” In the past, he has worked on shows including “Married” (FX), “The League” (FX), “The Drew Carey Show” (ABC), “Seinfeld” (NBC), “Married…with Children” (FOX), “The Tonight Show” (NBC), and has written for magazines including National Lampoon.
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