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Sunday, October 24 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
The Big Break

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Whether it’s in features or television, there is no set path to a career in Hollywood. Hear from screenwriters in both TV and features about how they broke in, stayed in, and moved up the ranks.

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

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Trey Selman

Born in Texas. Raised on Tex-Mex. Studied business at The University of Texas; now writes about Texas. Prefers stars over skyscrapers, cedar fever over traffic jams and pit masters over maitre d's. Thinks AFF, like his favorite song, is a neon sign flashin', "Welcome, come on in... Read More →

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Tash Gray

writer/producer/director Raising Kanan, P Valley, Snowfall
Born and raised in South Central LA's tumultuous streets, Tash says she barely resisted the urge to become a gangsta rapper. Instead, she pursued her education, BA (UCLA) and MA (SDSU) in Film/TV. Immediately following, Tash worked as an educational consultant and grant writer. After... Read More →
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Hank Jones

writer Bel-Air, Grownish, The Neighborhood
After completing his M.A. in English (Teaching of Writing & Lit.) from George Mason University, Henry “Hank” Jones quit his job at a D.C. tax publication and drove to Los Angeles to pursue a career in scriptwriting. Hank worked on any indie project he could find until he was recommended... Read More →

Sunday October 24, 2021 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701