Wednesday, February 1, 2012
8pm (Reception 6:30-7:30pm)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS BEING RE-SCHEDULED.
NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.
An Evening with David Milch
discussing his writing career and new HBO series, Luck
Tickets on sale when new event date is posted ($20, $95 includes pre-event reception)
Track 16 at Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Avenue, Bldg C-1
Santa Monica, CA
David Milch, Emmy-Award-winning writer and producer, is the creator and Executive Producer of Luck, starring Dustin Hoffman, which debuts on HBO on January 29, 2012. Milch, who won the Tinker Prize for highest achievement in English at Yale University and earned an M.F.A.from the Writer’s Workshop at The University of Iowa; left a teaching career at Yale to write for Hill Street Blues. He subsequently served as Executive Story Editor and then Executive Producer for Hill Street Blues. In 1992, Milch co-created the history-making police drama NYPD Blue. Milch took home Emmys for Best Writing in a Drama for the 1996-1997 and 1997-1998 seasons. Milch created another police drama, Brooklyn South, and co-authored, along with NYPD Blue producer Bill Clark, True Blue: The Real Stories Behind NYPD Blue, and served as creative consultant for Steven Bochco’s Murder One and Total Security. From 2002-2006, Milch produced Deadwood, a dramatic series for HBO, where he served as creator, writer, and executive producer. Milch is currently developing a legal drama for NBC with Steven Bochco, and the feature film Heavy Rain for Warner Bros.
In November of 2011 HBO announced that it had entered into a deal with David Milch’s Redboard Productions to produce films and television series based on the literary works of William Faulkner. The deal would cover all of the 19 novels and 125 short stories in the William Faulkner estate, as well as other works, with the exception of those currently contracted with other parties.
David Milch will be in conversation with Richard Stayton, Editor, Written By magazine