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School of Film Hosts Visiting Artist

School of Film Hosts Visiting Artist

Tuesday, Feb 26
Meet Visiting Artist, Television Writer Bridget Bedard at the following events:

Brown Bag Lunch
"Writing for TV"
31 South Court Street, 028

Tuesday, Feb 26
Bedard's episodes of "Men of a Certain Age" and "1600 Penn"
31 South Court Street, 006
Q&A to follow on the writing process

Bridget Bedard is a Los Angeles-based television writer. She wrote for Mad Men, which won a Golden Globe, a Peabody, an Emmy and Writer’s Guild Award for Best New Series during her tenure. She went on to write for Ray Romano’s critically aclaimed Men of a Certain Age, which won a Peabody and was nominated for a Writer’s Guild Award for Best New Series. As writer-producer, Bedard recently completed a season of The Wedding Band on TNT and the first season of 1600 Penn, a new show on NBC.

Additionally, she was granted the Garnier Award for Most Promising New Director through Film Independent, which was announced at the Independent Spirit Awards.  Her film work has been supported by numerous grants and foundations including Screen Gems, Inc., the National Endowment for the Arts, and The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. She currently has several feature films in development.