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Writing for Television and Film with Tracey Scott Wilson

Join award-winning screenwriter and playwright Tracey Scott Wilson for a Master Class on writing for film and television. Networking event to follow. Moderated by Felicia D. Henderson (Empire, The Punisher, Gossip Girl, Soul Food).

headshot: Tracey Scott WilsonTracey Scott Wilson wrote the teleplay for MGM’s film Respect; served as a co-executive producer and writer on Fosse/Verdon; and was a co-executive producer on FX’s award-winning series The Americans, where she wrote for five seasons and received two WGAE awards, two Peabody awards, and a Golden Globe. Tracey is also a renowned playwright (Buzzer, The Good Negro, The Story), and has received several distinctions, including the 2003 AT&T Onstage Award, the 2007 Weissberger Playwriting Award as well as the 2007 Time Warner Storytelling Fellowship. Currently, she is the Barbara Berlanti Professor in LGBTQ Writing for the Stage and Screen in the Department of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University.


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Event Information

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St, 2nd Fl
Chicago, 60602 United States


This event is free and open to the public.

A Networking Mixer will follow the event at 6:30pm at Cantina on Madison (69 E Madison St). Cash bar.


Cinema/Chicago is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment at all our programs and events. All event venues are fully wheelchair accessible, with no-step entrances or ramp access and elevators. All venues offer wheelchair-designated spaces, companion seating, easy-access theater seating, and accessible restrooms. For accommodation requests, please email us at access@chicagofilmfestival.com, call us at 312-683-0121, x108, or complete our Accommodation Request Form.

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