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.