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Sunday, October 24 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Navigating the Writers Room

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Learning the ins and outs of the writers’ room is crucial for any hopeful TV writer. What does a story editor do? Does a writer’s assistant just take coffee orders? And wait ... producers write? Hear from our experienced panelists as they provide a glimpse inside the closed doors of the writers’ room, offering secrets, anecdotes, strategies, and the stable dos and don'ts.

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


Moderators
avatar for Fred Strype

Fred Strype

moderator; AFF Screenwriting Award-Winner; producer Martin Eden; Professor Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Moving Image Arts Program, Sarah Lawrence College
Award-winning screenwriter, director and producer, whose work has been screened and honored internationally.Tenured professor: Sarah Lawrence College; Chair – Filmmaking & Moving Image Arts Program: 2007 to 2020.Founder/Co-Director – The Cinema Sarah Lawrence Feature Film Intensive... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Nick Antosca

Nick Antosca

writer/showrunner Channel Zero, Brand New Cherry Flavor, The Act; writer/EP Antlers
Nick Antosca is the creator/showrunner, writer and executive producer of SYFY’s horror anthology series CHANNEL ZERO and co-creator/showrunner, writer and executive producer of Hulu’s Emmy-winning true crime limited series THE ACT and of Netflix’s horror/thriller series, BRAND... 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 →
avatar for Jameel Saleem

Jameel Saleem

writer/co-executive producer Bob's Burgers; writer/producer Disenchantment; writer South Park Digital
Jameel began his professional writing career with the 2012 nation-wide release of his indie film, EXIT STRATEGY.  After producing three indie feature films and a web series, Jameel set his sights on television. He wrote and produced a pilot for NBC Playground and soon after staffed... Read More →


Sunday October 24, 2021 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT
The Austin Club 110 E 9th Street, Austin, TX 78701