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Friday, October 25 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Breaking the Rules

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There is no rule in screenwriting you can't break, as long as you break it well. There are plenty of hard and fast rules to follow while writing, but even more important is knowing when to break those rules for the good of your story. Join writers for a conversation on tossing out the rulebook and learning to yield to your best creative impulses.

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Aline Brosh McKenna

co-creator/showrunner Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, writer The Devil Wears Prada, 27 Dresses, Morning Glory, We Bought a Zoo
Aline Brosh McKenna is an award-winning writer/producer/director, and one of the highest-grossing female screenwriters of all time. In 2006, McKenna adaptedthe popular novel, "The Devil Wears Prada." For that screenplay, McKennagarnered Writers Guild, BAFTA and Scripter award nominations.In... Read More →
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C. Robert Cargill

writer Sinister, Marvel's Doctor Strange; novelist Sea of Rust
C. Robert Cargill is a novelist, former film critic, and a screenwriter on Marvel’s Doctor Strange and both of the Sinister films. His recent novel Sea of Rust was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He lives and works here in Austin, Tx.
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Ayanna Floyd Davis

showrunner/writer The Chi; writer Private Practice, Hannibal, Falling Skies
Ayanna Floyd Davis has been making her mark as a writer and producer in the television industry for almost two decades. She has written and produced some of TV’s hottest series and has worked for some of the most renowned showrunners in the business. Most recently, Ayanna flexed... Read More →
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Scott Rosenberg

writer Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, Venom, Con Air, Beautiful Girls
Scott Rosenberg has written the screenplays “THINGS TO IN DENVER WHEN YOU’RE DEAD”, “BEAUTIFUL GIRLS”, “CON AIR”, “DISTURBING BEHAVIOR”, “GONE IN 60 SECONDS”, and “HIGHWAY”.He co-wrote “HIGH FIDELITY” and “KANGAROO JACK”. As well as created and produced... Read More →

Friday October 25, 2019 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary 301 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701