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Friday, October 22 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Internal or External: Writing Compelling Conflicts

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Whether it is internal or external, conflict is the driving force of any compelling narrative. Get out your boxing gloves and passive-aggressive remarks for this one as we'll be guiding you through the importance of creating effective conflict to elevate your writing.

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Pat Hazell

Showtime declared Pat Hazell one of the five funniest people in America. His 25 years of experience as a writer, director, producer & creative consultant have made him a go-to guy for new American theater.Pat Hazell is one of the original writers for NBC’s Seinfeld, a Tonight Show... Read More →

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Javier "Javi" Grillo-Marxuach

writer/producer Lost, The Dark Crystal, Cowboy Bebop; creator The Middleman
Though best known as one of the Emmy winning writer/producers of Lost (Outstanding Drama Series, 2005) and The Dark Crystal (Outstanding Children's Program, 2020), and for creating The Middleman graphic novel and TV series, Javier "Javi" Grillo-Marxuach is a prolific of TV, movies... Read More →
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VJ Boyd

writer/producer S.W.A.T., Justified
VJ Boyd is currently working on the JUSTIFIED spinoff CITY PRIMEVAL for FX/Hulu. He previously wrote for SWAT and JUSTIFIED and co-created LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR. He is also the co-author of the IDW comic book series NIGHT MOVES.
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Herschel Weingrod

writer Trading Places, Brewster's Millions, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Space Jam; producer Falling Down
Herschel Weingrod is a graduate with Honors at the University of Wisconsin with a B.A in History and then attained an MFA from the London Film School. While in London, he was also employed as a film critic and reviewer at Time Out as well as The Monthly Film Bulletin, a publication... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701