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Saturday, October 23 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Second Rounders 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.

Roundtables required advance sign-up through the Screenplay Department.

This roundtable is for Second Rounders and Above. Must have an AFF Producers, Conference, Weekend, or Lone Star Badge for entry.

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Lorien McKenna

co-host The Screenwriting Life; writer/showrunner
Lorien McKenna is currently the Showrunner for a preschool show with YouTube Kids and has an adult animation show in development with Mindshow/Viacom. She's written for and developed with studios and streamers including Hulu, NBC, Disney, and Netflix.A former Story Manager at Pixar... Read More →
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Matt Dy

Literary Manager, Lit Entertainment Group; Former Director of Script Competitions, Austin Film Festival
Matt Dy attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a Bachelor of Science in Radio/TV/Film with a focus on screenwriting. He recently joined Adam Kolbrenner’s newly formed Lit Entertainment Group as a literary manager. Previously, he worked at Austin Film Festival (AFF... Read More →
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Glen Mazzara

Creator/showrunner Damien, Showrunner The Walking Dead, Executive Producer The Shield
Glen Mazzara is a television writer/creator/showrunner whose most recent work was A&E’s series, DAMIEN, based on the classic horror film, “The Omen.” Before that, Mazzara was Executive Producer and Showrunner for AMC's record-breaking series, THE WALKING DEAD, which earned him... Read More →
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Stephen Christy

producer, The Empty Man; executive producer Just Beyond; President, BOOM! Studios
Stephen Christy is the President of Development of BOOM! Studios, controlling the 3rd largest library of comic book IP outside of Marvel and DC. He most recently produced the supernatural thriller The Empty Man for 20th Century Studios and Executive Produced Just Beyond for Disney... Read More →
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Owen Egerton

writer/director Blood Fest, Follow, Mercy Black
Owen Egerton is award-winning writer/director of the films Follow, Blood Fest and Blumhouse's Mercy Black. He's a Black List honored screenwriter and the author of several books including How Best to Avoid Dying, The Book of Harold The Illegitimate Son of God, and Hollow, which... Read More →

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