Columbia College Chicago

Screenwriting for Film and Television Virtual Career Talk with William Rabkin

Veteran showrunner William Rabkin has written and/or produced more than 300 hours of dramatic television including a dozen pilots. He is the co-creator and sole writer of Dream Raider, a science fiction series for HBO Asia currently in pre-production, and a crime series for Chinese actor/producer Huang Bo's Hannapics in Beijing. The author of three books on writing for television, including the best-selling Writing the Pilot and Writing the Pilot: Creating the Series, he has consulted for producers, executives and writers in Spain, Brazil, Sweden, Holland and China. He teaches in Long Island University’s MFA in Writing and Producing Television and other MFA programs.

Instructor Richard Petrizzi will moderate and lead the discussion during his Television Career Strategies morning class, but all interested students are welcome to attend this virtual session at the Career Center.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Career Center
754 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago IL 60605

Event Type

Presentation, Talk, Career Planning, Engage Columbia, Career, Discussion


Students, Career Center, School of Media Arts, Cinema and Television Arts



FREE to students and alumni



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Angela Sheridon

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