MONSTERs in FILM & TELEVISION
Join Meditative Writing creator Jess Hinds in conversation with writer/producer/director Kacy Boccumini about all things that go bump on the big and small screens. It's time to get spooky!
OCTOBER 15th 2022
8:30am PT/11:30am ET
live via Zoom or video replay
Kacy Boccumini is an award-winning writer, producer, and director from Los Angeles. He holds an MA from New York University in Cinema Studies, and a BFA in Film and Digital Media from UC Santa Cruz. Kacy is a 15 year veteran at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Prior to his transition, he was featured on seasons 2 and 3 of Showtime’s docu-series The Real L word.
In 2019, Kacy started My Best Guy Productions, where he began writing and producing content independently. He produced a 22-episode digital series that went to Slamdance 2020, and a feature length film that screened at Outfest in 2022. His short screenplays have won multiple awards including Best LGBT Short Screenplay at the Best Script Awards.
The Stories We Tell Ourselves here.
The Stories We Tell is a podcast about the way we read movies. Host Kacy Boccumini presents examinations of films, television, and media to uncover the codes and signifiers of the stories we've been told, the truth those stories are meant to distract from, and how we've used them in our own personal storytelling.
Q&A with TV writer/producer & SCREENWRITER - Carly Wray
Carly Wray is an award-winning TV writer, producer, and screenwriter. Wray launched her career on MAD MEN, where she began as the writers’ assistant and ultimately won a WGA Award for the show's final season.
She has since written on THE LEFTOVERS, MINDHUNTER, and WATCHMEN, and received her first Emmy nomination as a producer on season two of WESTWORLD.
Wray also has several features underway, including an adaptation of the grit-lit novel BARBED WIRE HEART for Warner Bros and SECRETS & WIVES, a drama based on the post-GOODFELLAS life of gangster Henry Hill, for Focus Features.
DATE & TIME
Sunday April 26th 2020
Holiday One Wild Write!!
Pour yourself some hot coco and join us for some holiday inspired writing exercises!
Dec 24th 1pm ET - 2pm ET
Online live via zoom
Please show up dressed festive! There might be awards for best dressed from the shoulders up!
Please be ready to do some writing and maybe even share a few things!
All writers welcome!!
THIS IS A FREE EVENT!
Meditative Writing: Creating distance
No writing experience necessary
HOW TO CREATE ENOUGH DISTANCE TO WRITE ABOUT OVERWHELMING EVENTS/FEELINGS/EXPERIENCES
In this workshop you will learn a variety of techniques to create a safe space to access your experiences and emotions in order to write from your truth.
Those who are in person protesting are encouraged to participate. If you know someone who is protesting and would benefit from this workshop please invite them.
MONDAY JUNE 8th 2020 5pm - 6:30pm EST
ONLINE via Zoom