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Screenwriting for Film & TV


From "12 Strong" to "The Simpsons" to "Hellfire," Beverly Gray, Bill Odenkirk, and Doug Stanton discuss what it's like to write for the big and small screens!


Panelists
Beverly Gray

Beverly Gray completed her doctorate in Contemporary American Fiction at UCLA, then went to work for B-movie legend Roger Corman, making some 170 low-budget features. Her published books include the best-selling Roger Corman: "Blood-Sucking Vampires", "Flesh-Eating Cockroaches," and Driller Killers as well as the brand-new "Seduced by Mrs....

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Bill Odenkirk

Bill Odenkirk is an American comedy writer. After completing his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Chicago, he left to write comedy in Los Angeles. He currently serves as a writer and producer for The Simpsons....

Doug Stanton

Doug Stanton is a journalist, lecturer, screenwriter and best-selling author. His book, "Horse Soldiers:The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan" was featured on the front page of the Sunday New York Times Book Review and is the basis for a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie called "12 Strong," starring Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon, released by Warner Bros....

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