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TV Writers Panel with John Viener and Chadd Gindin

November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

| Festival Pass or Day Pass

TV Writers JOHN VIENER and CHADD GINDIN discuss how they became professional writers, how they got their first gigs, and stories about the shows they’ve worked on since. Whether you’re a writer yourself wanting to gain insight or you’re just curious how it all works, bring a note pad, and don’t miss this panel.

JOHN VIENER has been a writer and performer for over 20 years. Viener has written for the Oscars, Comedy Central Roasts, and numerous sitcoms, including Family Guy. He has also appeared as a standup comic on CBS’s The Late Late Show, has acted in shows including “Law & Order”, “Arrested Development”, “Modern Family” and has done voices on over 400 episodes of animation. Viener also directed two shorts that got into Sundance and did nothing for his career.


CHADD GINDIN just finished up his second season as a writer and co-executive producer on Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet.  His past credits include It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Cleveland Show, Up All Night, The Millers, Angel From Hell and more award shows than he would care to admit. Gindin recently sold a project to Netflix that will probably never happen.


Attend this event with a Festival Pass or $10 Day Pass

Festival Passes can be picked up at Will Call the day of the event. Events are first come first serve so you will need to arrive early. There will be two lines, one for Festival Pass holders and one to buy a ticket. Festival Pass holders will be given priority seating, and the ticket line will open 10 minutes before the event. Once the ticket line has been opened, there is no guarantee of admission with a Festival Pass.



Acadiana Center For The Arts (ACA)
101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette, LA 70501 United States + Google Map