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Friday, October 22 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Semifinalists and AFF Filmmaker Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and 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 and Film Departments.

This roundtable is for Semifinalists and Above and Filmmakers screening at the 2021 Austin Film Festival. Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge for entry.

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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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Tai Duncan

producer The Marksman, Cop Shop, How It Ends, Honest Thief, The Air I Breathe
Tai Duncan is the President of production at Zero Gravity Management. Zero Gravity is a production and management company based in Los Angeles that boasts a strong client list of screenwriters, directors, actors and financiers for feature films and television. Tai Duncan recently... Read More →
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Dan Hernandez

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 →
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Eric Williams

Founding Partner/Literary Manager, Zero Gravity Management
Eric began his career at Paradigm and then moved to Writers & Artists Agency as a Literary Agent. He transitioned to management in 2004, where he began growing the management division of Zero Gravity. What he began as a two-person shop has grown to over 35 employees, making Zero Gravity... Read More →
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Steven Walters

creator/head writer 1865: the Audio Drama; executive producer Business Movers: owner Ritual Productions
Steven Walters is an award-winning writer, director, actor and producer. He’s an emeritus company member of the Tony-award-winning Dallas Theater Center and co-founder of Second Thought Theatre in Dallas, Texas. As an actor, Steven is best known for his role on NBC's Friday Night... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Sumners Hall 301 E. 8th Street Street, Austin, TX 78701