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Friday, October 22 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
On Writing/Directing Pig: A Conversation with Michael Sarnoski

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Join us for an intimate one-on-one discussion with director/writer Michael Sarnoski as he dissects his feature film debut, Pig. Hear the story behind the film’s creation, Sarnoski’s experience writing and directing, and how the film subverts conventional revenge themes and explores loss and overcoming grief.

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge for entry.

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Barbara Morgan

Executive Director, Austin Film Festival; Moderator
Barbara Morgan serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Austin Film Festival. Since co-founding the organization in 1993, she has shepherded the festival from a weekend of films and panels into a week-long celebration of storytelling through film, television, and other emerging... Read More →

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Michael Sarnoski

writer/director Pig
Michael Sarnoski grew up outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and now lives in Los Angeles. He graduated from Yale with a degree in art and film, where he met producer Vanessa Block. The two collaborated on the Oscar shortlisted documentary, The Testimony, which Michael produced and edited... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 1:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by International Screenwriters’ Association 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701