Thursday 17 June
5pm - 6pm
Live Q&A w/Comedian and CONAN Writer Levi MacDougall
Join Canadian-born Levi MacDougall - comedian, writer and actor - in an arm-chair style Q&A about all things comedy and his enviable job as a writer/performer for CONAN. Hear about his start as an award-winning stand-up and sketch comic, his experience working in comedy in LA and the art of writing for a hit show. We'll be turning a portion of our session over to you, the audience, to ask Levi questions and demystify the process of becoming a working comic writer.
Speaker: Levi MacDougall
Chair: Jessica Fox
Film & Broadcast Sector Specialist, XpoNorth / formerly storyteller at NASA
Jessica Fox is a director and author. Her directing credits span film, theatre and TV. She was a storyteller for NASA and tour documentarian for the Dresden Dolls. Her first novel is in development with Annapurna Pictures. She is XpoNorth’s film and broadcast sector specialist.
Writer and Comedian
Levi MacDougall is a writer and comedian originally from Calgary, Alberta, now based in LA. The New York Times Magazine named him one of the Best Alternative Comics and he’s been called “one of Canada’s finest young comics” by Time Out New York. His hour-long stand-up special won two Canadian Comedy Awards. Levi was a writer for Comedy Central’s Important Things with Demetri Martin, and for the past 6 years he’s been a writer and performer on the late-night show CONAN on TBS.