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Girls5eva

May 24 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm PDT

Composer / Executive Producer

JEFF RICHMOND

Showrunner / Executive Producer

MEREDITH SCARDINO

MODERATED BY TIM GREIVING (Film Music Journalist)

Screening Link available upon Registration

YouTube Live Stream Q&A 

Tuesday, May 24, 6:30PM (PT)

A one-hit-wonder girl group from the 90s that was churned through the pop music machine reunites to give their dreams another shot. This time they’ll try again on their own terms.

TV-MA | 30mins

Jeff Richmond is an award-winning composer, songwriter, and producer for television, theatre, and film. He served as composer and an Executive Producer on NBC’s 30 Rock, winning three Primetime Emmy Awards alongside his wife Tina Fey. He began as a musical director at The Second City in Chicago and eventually moved on to Saturday Night Live, where he spent 5 years creating special material for talents ranging from Jack Black to Tom Brady. Jeff’s New York theatre credits include the musical Melancholy Baby, Lobo A Go-Go, the score for Fully Committed, and Mean Girls the Musical. His most recent television credits include Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), Great News (NBC), Mr. Mayor (NBC), The Mapleworth Murders (Quibi), and Girls5eva (Peacock) where he serves as Executive Producer and creator of music. Richmond was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score in 2018 for Mean Girls. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and their two daughters. 

Meredith Scardino is the creator and showrunner of the Emmy-nominated Peacock original, Girls5eva, a comedy about a girl group from the late ‘90s whose members reunite in 2021 to give their dreams another shot.  The series stars Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps, and Paula Pell.  It is executive produced by Scardino along with Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond, Eric Gurian, and David Miner. Prior to Girls5eva, Scardino was a writer & producer on all seasons of Fey and Carlock’s Emmy-nominated Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.  She got her start in TV in late night, spending six years writing on The Colbert Report, where she won four Emmys, three Writers Guild Awards, and a Peabody.  Scardino has also written for Saturday Night Live, At Home with Amy Sedaris, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The 72nd Golden Globe Awards, and The Late Show with David Letterman.  She began her career in entertainment working as a cartoonist and animator, making shorts for Comedy Central. She lives in New York City with her partner, young son, and loyal hound. 

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FREE for current SCL members (click HERE to check membership status).

Attendees will be emailed a Screening Link upon Registration and a Q&A YouTube Live Stream link on Tuesday, May 24, 10 minutes before Q&A start.

Attendees can ask questions on YouTube chat, and the SCL Host will pass them on to the Moderator. The SCL Member Code of Conduct applies to online Q&As.