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Saturday, October 23 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
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.

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.

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Dylan Kussman

writer/director The Steps; director Wrestling Jerusalem; writer The Mummy
A SAG/AFTRA member since 1971 and WGA member since 2007, Dylan got his big break into feature films playing Cameron across from Robin Williams in Peter Weir's Dead Poets Society. His screenwriting career started soon after when his scripted feature Burn won a grand jury prize at the... Read More →
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Javier "Javi" Grillo-Marxuach

writer/producer Lost, The Dark Crystal, Cowboy Bebop; creator The Middleman
Though best known as one of the Emmy winning writer/producers of Lost (Outstanding Drama Series, 2005) and The Dark Crystal (Outstanding Children's Program, 2020), and for creating The Middleman graphic novel and TV series, Javier "Javi" Grillo-Marxuach is a prolific of TV, movies... Read More →
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Chase Palmer

co-writer IT: Chapter 1; writer/director Naked Singularity
Chase Palmer is a New York-based writer/director. His first feature as writer-director, NAKED SINGULARITY, hits theaters in 2021. Adapted from the Pen Prize Winning novel A Naked Singularity By Sergio De La Pava, it stars John Boyega, Olivia Cooke, Bill Skarsgard, and Ed Skrein. As... Read More →
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Jason Neulander

writer/director The Intergalactic Nemesis, Buttercup, Hit & Run, Fugitive Dreams
Jason Neulander received his BA and MA in theater from Brown University and is an award-winning theatre artist, filmmaker, and producer based in Austin, Texas. He founded and was the artistic director of Austin’s premiere producer of new plays Salvage Vanguard Theater from 1994... Read More →
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Jenna Milly

writer/executive producer Golden Arm; editor Screenwriting Magazine
Jenna cut her comedy teeth writing for the TBS micro-series ‘Gillian in Georgia’ which she also co-created and co-executive produced in 2010. Soon after, Austin Film Festival premiered her written-and-directed by short “A Peacock Feathered Blue.” ‘Golden Arm,’ her first... Read More →

Saturday October 23, 2021 12:30pm - 1:45pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Crail Hall 301 E. 8th Street Street, Austin, TX 78701