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Friday, October 22 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
What Makes a Manager?

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Managers are the backbone of a writer’s career, which is no easy task. Join these top-notch managers as they discuss their approach to finding writers, how they manage their relationship, and how to keep things moving forward!  

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge for entry.



Moderators
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 →

Speakers
avatar for John Zaozirny

John Zaozirny

Literary Manager/Head, Bellevue Productions; producer Infinite, Eli, Parallel, Always Watching
John runs Bellevue Productions, a leading literary management company with a focus on discovering and breaking new writers and writer-directors, in both the feature film and television spaces.John's clients’ writing and directing credits include INFINITE, PARALLEL, ELI, BAD MATCH... Read More →
avatar for Dana M. Jackson

Dana M. Jackson

Manager, Echo Lake Entertainment
Dana Jackson has built and guided the careers of such scribes as Bert V. Royal, the award-winning playwright of Dog Sees God and screenwriter of the critically acclaimed hit film Easy A, and Karen DiConcetto who, along with Royal, created the television series Recovery Road for... Read More →


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