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Sunday, October 24 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Setting and Its Effect on Story

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While the characters command our attention, what surrounds them is often just as important. This panel will explore different landscapes of setting in film and television and how place can impact the stories we tell.

Must have an AFF Producers, Conference, or Weekend Badge for entry.



Moderators
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Casey Baron

Director of Programming and Industry Relations, Austin Film Festival; Moderator
Born and raised in the small island of Dominica located in the West Indies, Casey Baron moved to Austin after graduating from Florida State University with a degree in English – Editing, Writing, and Media. While attending FSU, Casey worked for The Torchlight Program. During his... Read More →

Speakers
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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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Chuck Hayward

writer Wandavision, Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead, Dear White People, Flatbush Misdemeanors, Santa Inc.
Chuck Hayward is a renaissance man – in that he’s a man who’s stayed multiple times at Renaissance Hotels. But mostly he writes things. A lot. And sometimes he actually writes them well. And sometimes they’re even funny! Just ask his fellow writers on Netflix’s Dear White... Read More →


Sunday October 24, 2021 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by International Screenwriters’ Association 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701