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Saturday, October 23 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
From Web to TV: A Conversation with Linda Yvette Chávez

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Once a DIY webseries, Gentefied is now a Netflix original with a second season on the way. Join the show's co-creator, Linda Yvette Chávez, in a conversation about the unique way Gentefied found distribution as a digital series and how the show tackles complex social issues while never sacrificing humor. 

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

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Ya'Ke Smith

Associate Professor of Film/Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Moody College of Communication; Independent Filmmaker
Ya’Ke Smith, known for his unflinching and veracious style of storytelling, is a rising voice in independent cinema.His films have received world-wide acclaim, screening, and winning awards at over 100 film festivals. The Director’s Guild of America, the Student Academy Awards... Read More →

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Linda Yvette Chávez

writer I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, Flamin’ Hot; co-showrunner/co-creator, Gentefied
Linda Yvette Chávez is the co-creator, co-showrunner, and executive producer of Netflix’s hit series GENTEFIED. A TV series produced by America Ferrera and MACRO Studios, GENTEFIED's first season was nominated for three Imagen Foundation awards, including Best Comedy Series. While... Read More →

Saturday October 23, 2021 3:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by International Screenwriters’ Association 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701