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The Writers Guild Foundation, in partnership with the Academy Education and Nicholl Fellowships Programs, presents the writing conference you won't want to miss!

WGFestival 2018 is a weekend of keynote panels, interactive workshops, and special events focused uniquely on the craft and business of writing for film and TV.  Featuring the industry's best and brightest writers, producers, and executives, our goal is to provide an educational, insightful, and inspiring experience for writers at all levels. 

This year, we've expanded the workshops and added an additional special event on Friday evening for pass holders.  

Scroll down for lineup and schedule announcements! 

For questions about parking, food, and what to bring, read our FAQs.

Check out photos from WGFestival 2017 here and here

WGFestival 2018 is a public event open to anyone who is interested in writing for the screen. All proceeds benefit the Writers Guild Foundation's Library, Archives, and community outreach programs such as the Veterans Writing Project, Visiting Writers Program, and Volunteer & Mentorship Program

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Founded in 1966, the Writers Guild Foundation is the premier resource for emerging writers and movie and TV lovers in Hollywood. Boasting a busy calendar of high-value events and a vast, seemingly bottomless toolbox for writers, the Foundation is unmatched in its mission to promote and preserve the craft, history, and voices of screen storytelling.  A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we’re proud of all we do for the community, including our Veterans Writing Project and our Writers' Access Support Staff Training Program, our Volunteer and Mentorship Programs, our Archive, and the Shavelson-Webb Library – the world’s only library devoted entirely to writing for the screen.