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Vince Gilligan: Breaking Bad - Additional Event due to Popular Demand
Thursday, May 1 2014
9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Ticketed (see details)
Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney
Vince Gilligan, Benjamin Law
Please note this event has already completed.
For the first time ever in Australia, Breaking Bad creator and executive producer Vince Gilligan gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of the most iconic and acclaimed television shows in recent history, hailed as “the best of the 21st century” by Stephen King. In an in-depth conversation with Benjamin Law, Vince discusses the incredible Breaking Bad journey from writing the pilot through to winning an Emmy Award for Most Outstanding Drama, and that finale.
Vince will not be doing signings at this events.
Supported by Macquarie Group.
Vince Gilligan (International)
Vince Gilligan created and executive produced the awarding-winning and critically-acclaimed drama Breaking Bad. After writing and directing the Breaking Bad pilot, Vince received the Writers Guild Award for Episodic Drama and accepted a Peabody Award honouring the show’s first season. In 2013, Breaking Bad earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama, and was hailed “the best of the 21st century” by Stephen King. Vince is currently working on Better Call Saul, which he co-created with Breaking Bad writer Peter Gould.
Benjamin Law is the co-author of Sh*t Asian Mothers Say. He is a Brisbane-based writer and a frequent contributor to frankie, The Monthly, Qweekend and Good Weekend. He is the author of two books – The Family Law, which was shortlisted for Book of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs), and Gaysia. He has written for over 50 Australian and international publications (including the Australian Financial Review, The Big Issue, Smith Journal, Sunday Life, Griffith REVIEW, Crikey and Travel and Leisure: South East Asia) and has been anthologised in The Best Australian Essays twice. He has appeared on Sunrise, Q&A and The First Tuesday Bookclub. benjamin-law.com