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Inside the Writer's Room

Getting into a writer’s room is a big goal, and a super exciting one once you break through. But what happens when you’re actually in there? What does it all look like, and what should you expect? In this circle, we’ll talk about the inner workings of a writer’s room: “Blue sky” sessions, outlines, scripts — plus the roles of a Script Coordinator and a Writer’s Assistant. This circle is ideal for those looking to break into a writer’s room, wondering how to get there, and curious about what happens when you get your first break!

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:

Student (final year)

0-1 Year

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Twice

Dates:  Sundays 

Meeting Times:  TBD (PST)

Circle Leader

Oscar Lemus

Oscar proudly emerges from a dysfunctional (but loving) Latinx family in South Florida; a first-generation kid with divorced immigrant parents and siblings galore. Oscar is a NALIP 2020 ECCS Recipient, Writers’ Assistant on an unannounced Latinx comedy from Broadway Video, Script Coordinator on HBOMax’s Gordita Chronicles, and a trained improvisor/sketch writer. With a love for writing through a heartfelt comedic lens, Oscar’s work focuses on character relationships and meaningful stories that break stereotypes.


Title/Expertise: Writers’ Assistant/Script Coordinator


Location:  Burbank, CA


LinkedIn / Website:
oscaralemus.com