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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

WGA Animation Writers Caucus

From the WGA Animation Writers Caucus...

The Animation Writer's Caucus is pleased to announce Dwayne McDuffie will be the guest speaker at the next Animation Schmooze, tomorrow, March 28th at 7:00 PM inside the Hamburger Hamlet, 9201 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069 (310) 278-4924. (Please bring cash since the waiters don't like to do separate checks for so large a group.)

Don't miss this opportunity to meet Dwayne McDuffie!

Dwayne McDuffie is the co-founder and co-creator of the multicultural comic book company, Milestone Media. He is currently a Producer of the BET network adult animated series WARGOD, which he co-created. He also writes the monthly FANTASTIC FOUR, AVENGERS CLASSIC and FIRESTORM comic books.

Dwayne was a story editor on the KIDS WB's animated series STATIC SHOCK, which he also co-created. He was a Producer and Story Editor on Cartoon Network's JUSTICE LEAGUE and has written scripts for an animated feature, the video game JUSTICE LEAGUE HEROES and episodes of the animated series STATIC SHOCK!, JUSTICE LEAGUE, WHAT'S NEW, SCOOBY-DOO?, TEEN TITANS and FRIENDS AND HEROES. He was Editor-In-Chief of Milestone Media's award-winning line of comic books, and has also worked as an editor for Marvel Comics and Harvey Entertainment. Dwayne has created or co-created more than a dozen comic book series, including DAMAGE CONTROL, BEYOND!, DEATHLOK II, ICON, STATIC, XOMBI, THE ROAD TO HELL and HARDWARE. He has written stories for dozens of other comics, including, SPIDER-MAN, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT, THE TICK, CAPTAIN MARVEL, BACK TO THE FUTURE, HELLRAISER, ULTRAMAN, (The Artist Formerly Known As) PRINCE and X-O MANOWAR.

Dwayne won the 2003 HUMANITAS PRIZE for "Jimmy," a STATIC SHOCK script about gun violence in schools. He has been nominated for two EMMY AWARDS for the TV series STATIC SHOCK, a WRITERS GUILD AWARD for the TV series JUSTICE LEAGUE and three EISNER AWARDS for his work in comic books.

Dwayne was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and attended The Roeper School. Before entering comics, he studied Physics in undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Michigan, then attended film school at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Laura Watson
WGAW Organizing Department Coordinator
(323) 782-4894 Direct


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