Wally Lane is a former board member of the Northwest Screenwriters Guild (NWSG). He is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, a published poet, and has written articles and book reviews for several publications, including Journey. Wally’s film, “Winos & Pigeons”, was honored at WorldFest Houston. As long-time Chairman of the NWSG's Compendium committee, Wally has mentored hundreds of new screenwriters by helping them write to “Industry Standard.”
Wally has been writing screenplays since 1990. He and his writing partner, Wash Phillips, have scores of screenplays completed or in development across a wide range of genres. Many of these scripts either have been or are currently optioned.
Wally is an alumnus of the University of Washington Extension Certificate Program in Screenwriting and The Film School, a Seattle-based institution of national repute. He is also a former panelist at the Pacific Northwest Writers Association's annual Writing Conference and the Surrey international Witters Conference. He does one-on-one mentoring for screenwriters, does screenwriting workshops and Edits screenplays.