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‘The Office’ writer to conduct workshops in Abu Dhabi

Emmy Award-winning Greg Daniels one among four US TV executives to be in the capital

17:21 May 25, 2016
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Greg Daniels, the Emmy Award-winning writer who’s worked on hit shows such as The Simpsons, The Office and Parks and Recreation, will be one of four TV executives heading to Abu Dhabi to meet and hold workshops with those in the production and creative industries in the UAE.

Daniels will be joined by Benjamin Silverman, award-winning executive producer of shows such as The Office, The Tudors and Ugly Betty; Howard T. Owens, founder and co-CEO of Propagate Content; and Brian Edelman, CEO of Rain, a creative and technology agency.

Sessions include Start Your Career in the TV Industry, The Time is Now: Making the UAE a Centre for World-Class Storytelling, and Exporting Arab Entertainment to the World and Top 20 Things You Need to Know to Succeed in the Creative World.

The workshops will be held between May 30 and June 1 at the twofour54 campus. There will be three open sessions that are free for the public to attend. To register go to www.twofour54.com/events.