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Saturday, October 23 • 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Awards Luncheon

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Tickets purchased separately at Registration Center. Must have a Conference or Producers Badge to Purchase

Don't miss this year's Awards Luncheon! While attending the Festival, don't miss the opportunity to attend AFF's Awards Luncheon, where you can dine with panelists, awardees, and hear inspiring speeches from this year's honorees and winners. A must attend event to make the most of your AFF experience.

ADDITIONAL TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED! For Awards Luncheon ticketing information, please contact our Registration Director at 512-478-4795

PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY. AFF reserves the right not to seat late parties. This ticket in non-transferable

Moderators
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Dave Buckman

Host, 2021 Awards Luncheon; The Second City, Boom Chicago, American Crime, Home Free
Dave Buckman has directed, taught and performed at some of the world’s leading improvisational comedy institutions. After several years studying and teaching improv in Chicago, Dave served as Artistic Director of 'Boom Chicago' in Amsterdam, where he was fortunate to work with and... Read More →

Speakers
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Channing Godfrey Peoples

2021 Recipient of the New Voice Award
Channing Godfrey Peoples is an emergent writer and director with a distinctive vision and an impactful voice. She made her feature directorial debut last year with the critically acclaimed drama MISS JUNETEENTH and has quickly become one of today’s most exciting rising filmmakers... Read More →
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Scott Frank

2021 Recipient of the Bill Wittliff Award for Screenwriting
Scott Frank’s screenplays include Little Man Tate, Dead Again, Malice, Heaven’s Prisoners, Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report, The Interpreter, The Lookout (also directed), Marley & Me, The Wolverine, Walk Among the Tombstones (also directed), Logan, the Netflix limited... Read More →
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Stephanie Allain

2021 Recipient of the Polly Platt Award for Producing
STEPHANIE ALLAIN is one of the most prolific African American producers working today. Her award-winning films by writer-directors of color make headlines, launch careers and shape the cultural landscape. Critical acclaim includes Oscars, Independent Spirit Awards, NAACP Image Awards... Read More →
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Michael Schur

2021 Recipient of the Outstanding Television Writer Award
Michael Schur created the critically acclaimed NBC comedy “The Good Place,” and co-created "Parks and Recreation," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," and the Peacock series “Rutherford Falls." He is also an Executive Producer on HBOMax’s “Hacks” and Netflix’s "Master of None." Prior... Read More →


Saturday October 23, 2021 12:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
The Austin Club, Medallion Room 110 E 9th St, Austin, TX 78701