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Friday, October 22 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Second Rounders 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.

Roundtables required advance sign-up through the Screenplay Department.

This roundtable is for Second Rounders and Above. Must have an AFF Producers or Conference badge for entry.


Speakers
avatar for Dylan Kussman

Dylan Kussman

writer/director The Steps; director Wrestling Jerusalem; writer The Mummy
A SAG/AFTRA member since 1971 and WGA member since 2007, Dylan got his big break into feature films playing Cameron across from Robin Williams in Peter Weir's Dead Poets Society. His screenwriting career started soon after when his scripted feature Burn won a grand jury prize at the... Read More →
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Kelsi Fleming

Creative Executive, Josephson Entertainment
Kelsi Fleming is a Creative Executive at Josephson Entertainment. She works on both the Film and Television slates, identifying and developing projects. Recent work includes the new YA Franchise "Caster" set up at Paramount Pictures with Scholastic Entertainment and Weed Road Pictures... Read More →
avatar for Hank Jones

Hank Jones

writer Bel-Air, Grownish, The Neighborhood
After completing his M.A. in English (Teaching of Writing & Lit.) from George Mason University, Henry “Hank” Jones quit his job at a D.C. tax publication and drove to Los Angeles to pursue a career in scriptwriting. Hank worked on any indie project he could find until he was recommended... Read More →
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James V. Hart

creator/executive producer The Hot Zone; writer Hook, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Contact, Tuck Everlasting, Muppet Treasure Island, August Rush, Epic, Crossbones; Creator, HartChart
JAMES V. HART (J.V.) was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and grew up in Ft. Worth Texas on Drive-In Movies and Saturday Matinees.His writing/producing credits include; Hook, directed by Steven Spielberg based on an idea by Hart’s then 6 year old son, Jake, Bram Stoker’s Dracula... Read More →
avatar for Felischa Marye

Felischa Marye

creator/writer/producer/showrunner Bigger; writer 13 Reasons Why
Felischa Marye is a writer, producer, director and showrunner. A graduate of the MFA screenwriting program at UCLA, Felischa transitioned into the film industry after a successful career in public relations/integrated marketing in Chicago, where she was born and raised. While still... Read More →
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Benji Samit

writer Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Addams Family 2; Co-Showrunner Koala Man
Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit are writer-producers whose television credits include Central Park, the Peabody-nominated One Day at a Time, The Tick, Super Fun Night, and 1600 Penn. They recently created the Disney Channel original show Ultra Violet, which is in production. Dan and... Read More →


Friday October 22, 2021 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Sumners Hall 301 E. 8th Street Street, Austin, TX 78701