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Friday, October 22 • 9:00am - 10:15am
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 or Conference Badge for entry.


Speakers
avatar for Christian Bersani

Christian Bersani

Creative Executive, Josephson Entertainment
Christian Bersani is a Creative Executive with Josephson Entertainment in both Film & TV. Having joined the company in 2018, he continues to identify, develop, and produce projects for the scripted feature and series slates; his most recent work including projects set up with Sony... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Partner, Enderby Entertainment; writer Beverly Hills Cop, The Big Easy; director Dawn Patrol, Toy Soldiers; executive producer An Ordinary Man, Blackway, Zero Contact; former WGAW President
Daniel Petrie, Jr. is a partner in Enderby Entertainment, an independent film finance and production company, founded in 2006 by Petrie and producer Rick Dugdale.  In 1985, Petrie received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Original Screenplay for his first produced script, the... Read More →
avatar for Rick Dugdale

Rick Dugdale

President, Enderby Entertainment; producer The Intrigo Anthology, Recon, Zero Contact
Rick Dugdale is the President and CEO of Enderby Entertainment, a film finance and production company founded in 2006 by Dugdale and his filmmaking partner, Daniel Petrie, Jr. Dugdale oversees all aspects of Enderby Entertainment’s business, finance and production and spearheads... Read More →
avatar for Jill Chamberlain

Jill Chamberlain

author, The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret of Successful Screenwriting
Jill Chamberlain is the founder of The Screenplay Workshop (www.thescreenplayworkshop.org) where she offers classes worldwide via Zoom. Her book, The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret to Successful Screenwriting (University of Texas Press), is one of the highest rated screenwriting books on Amazon, out of over 3,000 books on the subject. It's considered the go-to manual many professionals swear by and is on the syllabus for film schools across the world including the acclaimed screenwriting... Read More →
avatar for Bill True

Bill True

writer Runaway, Hope Springs, Crazy Evil Genius; Head of Dramatic Writing, Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre
Bill True's debut feature, Runaway, was hailed by critics as “Brilliant” and “Hitchcockian” as it premiered to universal accolades at top festivals, including Tribeca and Toronto. Bill also took top prize at the Austin Film Festival for his work on Runaway, which was subsequently... Read More →


Friday October 22, 2021 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Crail Hall 301 E. 8th Street Street, Austin, TX 78701