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Thursday, October 24 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Austin Pitch #1

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It’s the 17th Annual Austin Film Festival Pitch Competition! This unique event allows contestants 90 seconds to pitch their best ideas to a panel of judges made up of producers, managers, and screenwriters in a constructive and friendly environment. Give your best pitch in 90 seconds and secure your spot in the finals at the Pitch Finale Party on Saturday night.

All Pitch Sessions require an advance sign-up and are held at St. David’s Episcopal Church in the Vestry Conference Room, located at 301 E 8th Street.

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Cindy McCreery

The Blondes AMC/Shudder, Fifty Universal TV, Something in the Water Effenson Entertainment, Haven Sy/Fy Channel, Missy Piggle Wiggle Freckle Films Free Willy WB, Disney Feature Fellow, Associate Professor and Screenwriting Area Head UT Austin
Cindy McCreery is an Associate Professor of Screenwriting in the Department of Radio-TV-Film at The University of Texas at Austin where she teaches television and feature film writing in the undergraduate, graduate and Michener Center for Writing programs. Previously she taught screenwriting... Read More →
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Tawnya Benavides-Bhattacharya

Founder, TV Writing School, Script Anatomy; writer/co-executive producer Ginny & Georgia, A Million Little Things, Famous In Love, Perception, The Night Shift, The Client List, Fairly Legal
Tawnya Benavides Bhattacharya is currently a Co-Executive Producer on Netflix's Ginny & Georgia with her writing partner, Ali Laventhol. They previously wrote on A Million Little Things (ABC), Famous in Love (Freeform), The Night Shift (NBC), Perception (TNT), The Client List (Lifetime... Read More →

Thursday October 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:15pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Vestry Conference Room 301 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701