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Saturday, October 23 • 4:45pm - 6:00pm
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 Oren Uziel

Oren Uziel

writer/director Shimmer Lake; writer 22 Jump Street, Freaks of Nature, The Cloverfield Paradox, Mortal Kombat, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions
Oren UzielOren Uziel’s writing credits include 22 JUMP STREET, THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX, FREAKS OF NATURE, MORTAL KOMBAT, ESCAPE ROOM: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS, and SHIMMER LAKE, which he wrote and directed. He’s currently working on a number of projects, including SPY vs. GUY for... Read More →
avatar for Jason Lubin

Jason Lubin

Lit Manager/Producer, First Story Entertainment
Jason Lubin is a manager-producer and the principal at First Story Entertainment, which he founded in 2018. The lit management company represents a diverse roster of talented writers and directors with fresh voices in all genres for Film and TV. Jason also develops both feature film... Read More →
avatar for Lorna Clarke Osunsanmi

Lorna Clarke Osunsanmi

writer/producer Hemlock Grove, The Path, All American, Shaka: King of the Zulus; author Becoming Bold
Before moving to Los Angeles, Lorna graduated Magna Cum Laude earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a pre-law minor from Texas Woman's University.Lorna has since had a successful 16-year career working in television starting with a sci-fi show called DAYBREAK that aired... Read More →
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Paul Merryman

producer, The Outpost
Austin native Paul Merryman is a film & television producer with a focus on amazing true stories. He holds an MFA in Producing from the American Film Institute and a BS in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He started his career as an assistant to... Read More →
avatar for John Zaozirny

John Zaozirny

Literary Manager/Head, Bellevue Productions; producer Infinite, Eli, Parallel, Always Watching
John runs Bellevue Productions, a leading literary management company with a focus on discovering and breaking new writers and writer-directors, in both the feature film and television spaces.John's clients’ writing and directing credits include INFINITE, PARALLEL, ELI, BAD MATCH... Read More →
avatar for Jenna Milly

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 4:45pm - 6:00pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Crail Hall 301 E. 8th Street Street, Austin, TX 78701