In this week’s session, we interview animation writer Grant Moran about his work as well as his unique non-profit KEPYR (Kids Entertainment Professionals for Young Refugees) that rallies the global children’s entertainment community in support of UNICEF’s vital and heroic work addressing the worldwide child refugee crisis. We also discuss: the latest WGA/ATA news; how to ask for what you want; the Creators Society a networking group for creatives in the animation business; Linda Halder from development at the Disney Channel who recently spoke to our writers group, and more.Writers Group Therapy – Session 101 – Writer Grant Moran & Kepyr.org – WGA v. ATA update – How to ask for what you want – Creator’s Society
Stand Up for Children
Grant Moran announced KEYPR would be holding a special night of comedy to raise money for UNICEF during our interview. Here are the details!
A Night of Comedy in Support of Young Migrants on the U.S./Mexico Border
Sunday, October 20th at 7 pm – Doors open at 6 pm
The Comedy Store – Main Room
8433 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Two Drink Minimum
Produced by KEPYR (Kids Entertainment Professionals for Young Refugees)
Featuring the comedy of: Patton Oswalt, Al Madrigal, Andy Kindler, Frangela, Frankie Quinone
MC: Grey DeLisle-Griffin
100% of the proceeds from this event will go to support UNICEF’s work with vulnerable children and their families at the U.S./Mexico border.
Tickets: $45 – in advance/$55 – at the door
Ticket go on sale Sept. 24 at https://events.unicefusa.org/event/kepyr-benefit
Kepyr.org – https://www.kepyr.org/
The Creators Society – https://thecreatorssociety.org/