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Saturday, October 23 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film & Television*

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Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of writing for film and television. This roundtable session offers registrants exclusive access to screenwriters, directors, producers, executives, and studio reps in an informal setting. Come prepared with questions that focus on the importance of both the creative and business sides of breaking into and writing for film.

*This Roundtable requires advance registration at the Roundtable Sign-up Table in the Driskill Mezzanine; the Roundtable takes place at St. David’s Episcopal Church’s Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street. Only one roundtable sign-up slot per registrant. Registrants must have the day-appropriate badge.


ROUNDTABLE SIGN UP HOURS:
Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 20 | 12:00PM–5:00PM
Thursday, October 21 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Friday, October 22 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Saturday, October 23 | 8:30AM–3:00PM

Must have an AFF Producers, Conference, Weekend, or Lone Star Badge for entry.




Speakers
avatar for Gayla Nethercott

Gayla Nethercott

Literary Agent/Manager
Nethercott Agency has been representing writers and directors for 12 years.The foundation of her career was her work for 15 years as an agent in the TV and Film department at the Broder, Kurland, Webb, Uffner Agency (now ICM). She was also former Head of Literary at the Don Buchwald... Read More →
avatar for Taylor Streitz

Taylor Streitz

writer/producer Stargirl
Taylor Streitz is currently a Writer/Producer on CW's superhero show Stargirl. After attending the University of Texas at Austin, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of becoming a screenwriter. After receiving an overwhelmingly positive response on her pilots – Made in... Read More →
avatar for Meg LeFauve

Meg LeFauve

writer Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur, Captain Marvel
Nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for the Pixar blockbuster INSIDE OUT, LeFauve won an Annie Award for that screenplay. She also wrote Pixar's Golden Globe nominated THE GOOD DINOSAUR. LeFauve is currently writing a series for the new Peacock Channel as well as the animated film... Read More →
avatar for Joe Forte

Joe Forte

writer Firewall; director The Man Who Saved Ben-Hur
Joe Forte is the creator and writer of Firewall (2006) which stars Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany and Virginia Madsen and the director of the documentary The Man Who Saved Ben-Hur (2015) which premiered at the Hot Springs Film Festival and streams on Amazon. He is adapting the comic... Read More →
avatar for Dana M. Jackson

Dana M. Jackson

Manager, Echo Lake Entertainment
Dana Jackson has built and guided the careers of such scribes as Bert V. Royal, the award-winning playwright of Dog Sees God and screenwriter of the critically acclaimed hit film Easy A, and Karen DiConcetto who, along with Royal, created the television series Recovery Road for... Read More →


Saturday October 23, 2021 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Crail Hall 301 E. 8th Street Street, Austin, TX 78701