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As creators, we can continue to practice the art and craft of writing to help us tell our stories during these unprecedented times. Join us for a very special conversation with award-winning writer, actress, and producer Brit Marling (SOUND OF MY VOICE, ANOTHER EARTH, THE OA). Through an exploration of her work as co-creator, writer, and star of the Netflix series, THE OA, Brit will share her advice on the art of acting, writing, and collaboration. We'll dive into writing compelling characters and building their story worlds, discuss her prep and rehearsal process as an actress, and learn how she's cultivated rich, collaborative relationships along the way. 

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Marling was most recently seen in the return of THE OA, the critically acclaimed Netflix series in which she stars and co-creates alongside director Zal Batmanglij, and also features Kingsley Ben-Adir, Jason Issacs and Emory Cohen. Part II is a mind-bending story that follows OA (Marling) as she navigates a new dimension, one in which she had a completely different life as a Russian heiress and one in which she once again finds herself as a captive. more...

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