Showrunner Sessions with THIS IS US' Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger

Showrunner Sessions with THIS IS US' Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger

About This Event

Fresh off its second season as one of network TV's most watched shows, NBC's This Is Us has made audiences laugh, cry, and absolutely fall in love across decades with the Pearson family.

On this special event, co-showrunners Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us, Love, Simon) share how they craft each season's episodes, from plotting the layered character arcs to navigating through multiple timelines, how they run the writers room, and all the lessons they've learned along the way. Moderated by Yvonne Villarreal of the Los Angeles Times

Doors open at 7pm. Event starts at 7:30pm.

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Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • Wgf/Wgaw Headquarters
  • 7000 W 3rd St
  • Los Angeles, CA 90048-4321
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Apr 19, 2018 07:30 pm to
  • Apr 19, 2018 09:00 pm
The Writers Guild Foundation

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