Script Anatomy holds regular panel discussions with television industry professionals. They feature our instructors, their TV writer colleagues, and Script Anatomy alumni who now work in the industry. And every so often, there’s a special guest.

Our panels are an opportunity for writers to network and gain up-to-date insight into an industry that is constantly evolving. One thing’s for sure—TV careers are like snowflakes, no two are identical.

Check our PANEL EVENTS page to see what’s next.

 

SUPPORT STAFF PANEL JULY 2, 2019

Ali Laventhol , Jackie Penn and the rest of the Support Staff Panel

Ali Laventhol, Jackie Penn and the rest of the Support Staff Panel

A Support Staff position in a writers room is common start to a writing career

A Support Staff position in a writers room is common start to a writing career

FELLOWSHIP BIO & ESSAY WORKSHOP AND PANEL APRIL 8, 2019

Script Anatomy Alumni  April Shih , Jimmy Mosqueda, Joanna Lee and Tiffany Shaw Ho

Script Anatomy Alumni April Shih, Jimmy Mosqueda, Joanna Lee and Tiffany Shaw Ho

A full house at the Fellowship Bio & Essay Panel at Blank Spaces in Larchmont, Los Angeles, 2019.

A full house at the Fellowship Bio & Essay Panel at Blank Spaces in Larchmont, Los Angeles, 2019.

 

LENA WAITHE PANEL OCTOBER14, 2017

Script Anatomy Founder Tawnya Bhattacharya and Lena Waithe (Master of None on Netflix, The Chi on Showtime).

Lena Waithe talked about the importance of writing what you fear and creating characters who can lead their own show.

Script Anatomy students and alumni asked questions about branding yourself as a screenwriter and how to navigate relationships with representation.

 
 

AGENT PANEL   SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

 

Katy McCaffrey (GERSH), Matt Baldovsky (UTA), Katt Riley (Kaplan Stahler), Matt Snow (Paradigm), Karyn Smith-Forge (Verve), and Script Anatomy Founder Tawnya Bhattacharya.

Script Anatomy students and alumni were amused to hear stories from panelists regarding daily client interactions.

 

MANAGER PANEL   AUGUST 19, 2017

Script Anatomy alumni shared amusing anecdotes of their experiences querying writing managers.

Jairo Alavarado (Circle of Confusion), Ray Jimenez (Zero Gravity), Nick Terry (Zero Gravity), Kevin Slack (The Cartel), Brandy Rivers (Industry Entertainment), Script Anatomy Founder Tawnya Bhattacharya, and Mikhail Nayfeld (Heroes & Villains Entertainment).

 
 

SCREENWRITER PANEL WITH LEE JESSUP   JULY 29, 2017

Screenwriter Career Coach Lee Jessup.

Participants were encouraged to ask questions about finding innovative ways to navigate the TV writing industry.

 

FELLOWSHIP BIO & ESSAY WORKSHOP AND PANEL  APRIL 8, 2017

Eileen Jones, Nora Nolan, Script Anatomy Founder Tawnya Bhattacharya, Miguel Ian Reyes, Lorelei Ignas and Cindy Fang.

Script Anatomy alumni Nadia Madden, Paul Ditty and April Shih

Script Anatomy alumnus Michael Robin takes notes.

Students were encouraged to share unique stories from their personal lives that would help them craft the perfect TV writing fellowship bios and essays.