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“Honestly, don’t you two read?”
JY is a repped writer spending her time between Los Angeles and New York. She has written for several shows, most recently breaking from a writers room at Pixar Animation. JY has also sold and optioned a few of her own scripts, most recently a science fiction series to Syfy.
“It really tied the room together.”
WA received his MFA in film from UCLA in 2014, WA went to work for Gersh. Since then, he has overseen development at Viewfinder Pictures, which has several TV deals with HBO, FX, and more – and has taught screenwriting at UCLA. WA currently oversees development for a production company with a slate 14 current and upcoming projects.
“Out, damn’d spot! Out I say!”
After graduating from U.C. Santa Barbara with a BA in film and media studies, IC started at NBC Universal as a page, before moving on to work on Hulu’s The Act and AMC’s The Walking Dead. Her writing as won awards at WME and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s 10-10-10 Competition.
“Words, words, words.”
JG received her Masters in Playwriting from the University of Edinburgh and her bachelors from the University of Pennsylvania, where she later received a playwriting fellowship. IC has worked in both film and theater, working at Paramount and Watson Films, as well as working as a dramaturg across theaters in Sacramento.