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Friday, October 22 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Pitching Like a Pro

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You may have written a masterful script, but if you can't successfully pitch it in the room, your project doesn’t stand a chance. Join this discussion on condensing your story into a concise, marketable pitch and how to best communicate your ideas to the executives, producers, and managers that can help make it happen!

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference 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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Dailyn Rodriguez

co-showrunner/executive producer Queen of the South, Ugly Betty, Lie to Me, The Glades
Dailyn Rodriguez was born in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City to Cuban parents. Her high school drama teacher introduced her to the theater and encouraged her to write plays as a means to express herself and explore her unconventional upbringing. This led to Samuel... Read More →
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Lorien McKenna

co-host The Screenwriting Life; writer/showrunner
Lorien McKenna is currently the Showrunner for a preschool show with YouTube Kids and has an adult animation show in development with Mindshow/Viacom. She's written for and developed with studios and streamers including Hulu, NBC, Disney, and Netflix.A former Story Manager at Pixar... Read More →
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Kevin Hamedani

writer Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Infidel; writer/producer/showrunner Tether, writer/showrunner Stephen King's N.; writer/director Saviors, Zombies of Mas
Hamedani (along with his co-writer, Travis Betz) became known when their script The Saviors was selected to the 2018 Black List. The screenplay is being produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Films and Amasia Films with Hamedani directing. Hamedani just finished adapting Adib Khorram’s... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 1:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701