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Friday, October 25 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Telling True Crime Stories

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Crafting entertainment based on true crime can be a tricky path to navigate. How do creators tell interesting, compelling stories that stay true to real events, while respecting the victims and the human stories that are at the heart of the horror? Panelists will discuss their adaptations of true crime events to film and television, and how research plays a key role in sharing these stories responsibly.

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge for entry.

Moderators
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Barbara Morgan

Moderator; Executive Director and Co-Founder, Austin Film Festival

Speakers
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Michael Werwie

writer/executive producer Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile; writer Lost Girls
Michael Werwie is the writer and executive producer of EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL, AND VILE, starring Zac Efron, Lily Collins, and John Malkovich, winner of the Academy Nicholl Fellowship and featured on the 2012 Black List. His upcoming movie LOST GIRLS, based on the New York... Read More →
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Guinevere Turner

writer American Psycho, The Notorious Bettie Page, Go Fish, Charlie Says
Guinevere Turner is a writer, director and actor who has been working in film and TV since her 1994 debut film Go Fish, which she wrote, produced and starred in. She teamed up with director Mary Harron to write the films American Psycho, The Notorious Bettie Page and the 2019 film... Read More →


Friday October 25, 2019 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Ballroom 701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701