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Friday, October 26 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
My First and My Last

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An introspective look at top writers as they look back on their first industry pitch, spec script, and general meeting to their most recent—and share what they’ve learned along the journey.

This panel is presented by Roadmap Writers.

Moderators
avatar for Jorge Gonzalez

Jorge Gonzalez

moderator
Jorge began his career as a creator, producer, and writer setting up several digital projects with companies like Cinetic, Nickelodeon, and WIT.tv. He transitioned into development working for a Los Angeles based talent management/production company where he held the position of Creative Executive. During his time there he helped develop both feature and television projects. Previously, he served as Director of Operations f... Read More →

Panelists
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Wes Brown

writer Preacher, The Son, Fear The Walking Dead
Wes’s script Ascension won the AMC 1-Hour Drama Pilot award in 2014. Soon after, he signed with UTA and LBI Entertainment and attached an Oscar-winning producer to Ascension. Since then, he has written for a number of shows for AMC and Sony.Wes was born and raised in Shreveport... Read More →
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Raamla Mohamed

writer/supervising producer Scandal
Raamla Mohamed was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from Columbia University, Raamla went on to receive her MFA in Writing for Film and Television at the University of Southern California. Not long after graduating, Raamla worked on "Grey's Anatomy” and "Off the... Read More →
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Donald Todd

executive producer/showrunner This Is Us, For The People, Mind Games; creator Samantha Who?
Donald Todd is an Executive Producer and Showrunner whose recent TV credits include THIS IS US for NBC, FOR THE PEOPLE for ABC, and SLEEPY HOLLOW at FOX. Besides writing screenplays for Kennedy/Marshall, Curtis Hanson, and many others, Donald has created both drama and comedy for... Read More →
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Oren Uziel

writer/director Shimmer Lake; writer 22 Jump Street, Freaks of Nature, The Cloverfield Paradox
Oren Uziel recently directed his first feature, Shimmer Lake, which previously won an award at the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. His other credits include 22 Jump Street, Freaks of Nature and The Cloverfield Paradox. He also wrote a pretty cool space station script... Read More →

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