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Sunday, October 24 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Indie Film Track: Writing a Genre Film

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Filmmakers experimenting with thematics, visual tones and world building pushes the craft of storytelling to the next level. Some filmmakers create vast new worlds full of life and detail, some create distinct situations and characters that jump off the screen. Come hear from filmmakers working in the genre space to learn how they build worlds and characters.

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Miguel Alvarez

Austin-based filmmaker Miguel Alvarez has received awards from the Directors’ Guild of America, Panavision’s Emerging Filmmaker program, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, and the Austin Film Society for his narrative... Read More →

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Kirby McClure

writer/director Spaghetti Junction
Kirby McClure is a writer/director living in Atlanta, Georgia. His short film debut “SWEAT” premiered at TIFF in 2014. His music video work for artists like Skrillex, Britney Spears, and Yeasayer have been nominated for the MTV VMA as well as the UK MVA. He was selected by Filmmaker... Read More →
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Matt Glass

co-director Ghosts of the Ozarks
Matt Glass; was born in New Jersey in 1981. At the ripe old age of one, his parents randomly decided to move the family to Utah. In his early years, he grew up in a trailer park where he partook in all the latest games and activities such as “smashing old batteries with a hammer... Read More →
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Jordan Wayne Long

co-writer/co-director Ghosts of the Ozarks
Jordan Wayne Long (HCT.media) is a Writer/Director/Production Designer. He graduated with his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2011. In his writing Jordan focuses on world building and writing adventures with meaning. Jordan grew up in rural Arkansas with family always close... Read More →

Sunday October 24, 2021 3:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Crystal Room 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701