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Thursday, October 24 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film*

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Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft and business of writing for film. 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.

*This Roundtable requires advance registration at the Roundtable Sign-up Table in the Driskill Mezzanine; the Roundtable takes place at St. David’s Episcopal Church’s Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street. Only one roundtable sign-up slot per registrant. Registrants must have the day-appropriate badge.

Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 23 | 12:00PM–5:00PM
Thursday, October 24 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Friday, October 25 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Saturday, October 26 | 8:30AM–3:00PM

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Jenna Bond

Manager of Outreach & Member Services, WGAE
Jenna Bond leads the Indie, Documentary and New Media Caucuses for the WGA East, and also manages the Made in NY Writers Room, an initiative to increase diversity in television funded by the New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. Jenna works with independent screenwriters... Read More →
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Kerry Ball

literary agent; Head of Development, Meridian Artists
Kerry Ball is a Literary Agent and Head of Development at Meridian Artists. Kerry joined the Meridian team in 2010 as an Associate where she worked closely with the Agents and roster to facilitate employment opportunities and project sales in both Canada and the USA. She transitioned... Read More →
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Mikki Daughtry

co-writer Five Feet Apart, The Curse of La Llorona
MIKKI DAUGHTRY and TOBIAS IACONIS had two films in theaters in 2019. CBS Films released FIVE FEET APART, starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lue Richardson, produced by Cathy Schulman and Justin Baldoni, directed by Justin Baldoni. And Warner Bros. released THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA, a... Read More →
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Michael Fry

writer/co-creator Over The Hedge; writer/illustrator The Odd Squad series, How To Be A Supervillain series; co-writer/illustrator The Naughty List series
Michael Fry is an author/illustrator/screenwriter. He is the co-creator/writer of the syndicated comic strip Over the Hedge that inspired the 2006 DreamWorks Animation feature animated film (the most successful film ever made from a comic strip). He is also the creator of three additional... Read More →
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Carrye Glazar

executive producer ACCTV at Austin Community College
As a native Texan who recently relocated back to Austin, Carrye has worked for over a decade in content development and production at various companies. After graduating from University of Texas at Austin with her Radio-TV-Film degree and a minor in Business Foundations, she worked... Read More →
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Daniela Gonzalez

Literary Manager, Circle of Confusion
Daniela Gonzalez is a literary manager at Circle of Confusion, a feature film & television production and management company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Daniela identifies as a TCI – a third culture individual: Venezuelan-born, with a childhood in South East Asia... Read More →
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Kevin Hamedani

co-writer/director ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction, Junk, In Her Place, The Saviors
Kevin Hamedani began his filmmaking career with the feature ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction. Produced by Academy Award nominee John Sinno (Iraq in Fragments) the film went on to receive critical acclaim showing in film festivals worldwide. ZMD was acquired by Lionsgate and premiered... Read More →
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Ashley Miller

writer Thor, X-MEN: First Class, Red Sonja; writer/producer Fringe, Black Sails, Lore
Ashley Edward Miller is a film and television writer best known for Thor and X-Men: First Class. Most recently in television, Ashley wrote and produced for the second season of Lore on Amazon Prime, and the critically acclaimed fourth season of Black Sails on Starz. He also worked... Read More →
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Larry Postel

writer Flip Turn, High Holiday, The Main Event
Born and raised in Dallas, Larry received his B.S. Degree in Advertising from the University of Texas in Austin in 1978.  He also took several film classes while at U.T., including one in TV writing that triggered Larry’s interest in scriptwriting. After college, Larry moved to... Read More →
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Ric Roman Waugh

writer/director/producer Felon, Snitch, Shot Caller, That Which I Love Destroys Me, Angel Has Fallen, Greenland
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Gary Whitta

writer, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book of Eli, After Earth
GARY WHITTA is a screenwriter and author best known as co-writer of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. He also wrote the post-apocalyptic thriller THE BOOK OF ELI starring Denzel Washington, co-wrote the Will Smith sci-fi adventure AFTER EARTH, and served as writer and story consultant... Read More →
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Emily Zulauf

Narrative Director, Probably Monsters Games; Creative Development Associate, Pixar Animation Studios
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Matt Cook

writer/co-producer Triple Nine, By Way of Helena; co-writer Patriots Day
Matt Cook is a screenwriter, director, and producer of various studio and independent films and television. His work includes The Duel, Triple Nine, Patriot‘s Day, and the upcoming films The Informer and Angel Has Fallen to be released this fall. Both The Duel (previously known... Read More →
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Andrew Logan

writer/executive producer Chappaquiddick
Andrew Logan is a writer and producer based in Austin, TX. He was named one of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch in 2017 along with his writing partner, Taylor Allen. Together they were listed on the 2015 Black List for the screenplay they wrote called Chappaquiddick, a political... Read More →
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Gillian Bohrer

Partner, Megamix
Gillian Bohrer is a partner in Megamix Productions alongside writer/director Jonathan Levine. Megamix is a film and television production company with a first look deal at Lionsgate.Prior to the launch of Megamix, Gillian spent 13 years as a studio executive at Summit Entertainment... Read More →

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