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Writer/Producer Alan Ball Talks Writing and Career to WGAw

Writer/Producer Alan Ball Talks Writing and Career to WGAw

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Alan Ball is probably best known for his award winning movie American Beauty, and his current work on his hit HBO show True Blood. Writer, director, producer and even actor, Alan Ball’s talents span the industry’s various facets, from sitcom to film. Such a career made him a natural choice for the Writer’s Guild of America’s Showrunner Training Program.

The Writer’s Guild of America’s Showrunner Training Program is a “…partnership between the WGAW and television networks and studios that helps senior-level writer-producers develop the essential skills necessary to become successful showrunners.” Watch as Program Director Carole Kirschner interviews Ball on his early career, his views on scripts and writing, and how his shows came to fruition.

For more about Alan Ball, check out www.imdb.com, and for more on the Writer’s Guild of America, see www.wga.org.

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