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September 2018

Living Room Chat with Betty Thomas

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CA United States
Free 25 spots left

AWD members are invited to attend an evening with acclaimed director, and AWD Advisory Board Member, Betty Thomas. Betty Thomas began her career performing at The Second City Theatre with the likes of Bill Murray and John Candy, becoming the first woman to direct one of their MainStage theatre productions. Deft at drama as well as comedy, Ms. Thomas won an EMMY for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Lucille Bates on “Hill Street Blues.”…

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October 2018

Works in Progress Program

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canon Burbank, 3400 West Olive Ave; Ste. 250
Burbank, CA 91505
Free

The Works in Progress Program is sponsored by Canon and is a peer-to-peer opportunity to review new works by members currently in post or headed for the festival circuit. Program emphasis is on supporting each other by providing constructive feedback, sharing resources, and building the AWD community. The evening will begin with a light dinner and brief tech talk, both courtesy of Canon. Two to three members' short films that are currently being picture locked, or were recently completed, will be…

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Industry Support and In-House Shadowing Programs’ Member Salon

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CA United States

The Industry Support and In-House Shadowing Programs' Salons are held every other month and are open to members of these programs only. Topic TBA.

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AWD co-hosts CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? screening

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
UCLA James Bridges Theater, 235 Charles E Young Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

AWD is teaming up with Fox Searchlight and NewFilmmakers LA to present a screening of CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?. ABOUT THE FILM: Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katherine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her…

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November 2018

Works in Progress Program

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canon Burbank, 3400 West Olive Ave; Ste. 250
Burbank, CA 91505
Free

The Works in Progress Program is sponsored by Canon and is a peer-to-peer opportunity to review new works by members currently in post or headed for the festival circuit. Program emphasis is on supporting each other by providing constructive feedback, sharing resources, and building the AWD community. The evening will begin with a light dinner and brief tech talk, both courtesy of Canon. Two to three members' short films that are currently being picture locked, or were recently completed, will be…

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December 2018

Industry Support and In-House Shadowing Programs’ Member Salon

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CA United States

The Industry Support and In-House Shadowing Programs' Salons are held every other month and are open to members of these programs only. Topic TBA.

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