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Friday, October 25 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
From Pitch to Pick Up

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Join producer Matthew Gross and writers Kat Likkel and John Hoberg for an inside look at their new country musical that was recently sold to Paramount. In this panel, the trio will discuss how they developed and sold the feature on a pitch and their advice for getting your story sold.

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge to attend.

Moderators
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Harrison Glaser

moderator; Former Film Competition Director, Austin Film Festival

Speakers
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Matthew Gross

producer Across the Universe, Fired Up!, Joe Somebody; executive producer The InBetween, Taken, Sons of Liberty, DayBreak; showrunner/director Body of Proof; producer/director Dirty Sexy Money; producer Live Stage Musical The Sting
MATTHEW GROSS currently has an overall POD deal with Universal Television, recently wrapped production on The InBetween for NBC, is developing a series for Universal entitled Queens and recently sold a feature film Country musical to Paramount Players. Gross is the former President... Read More →
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Kat Likkel

co-showrunner Downward Dog, Galavant; co-writer Country Musical, Black-ish, The Neighbors, Better Off Ted, My Name is Earl
Kat Likkel and John Hoberg have been screenwriters and television producers for over 20 years, recently serving as showrunners on ABC’s “Downward Dog” – the first network half hour to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Before that they served as showrunners for the medieval... Read More →
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John Hoberg

co-showrunner Downward Dog, Galavant; co-writer Country Musical, Black-ish, The Neighbors, Better Off Ted, My Name is Earl
Kat Likkel and John Hoberg have been screenwriters and television producers for over 20 years, recently serving as showrunners on ABC’s “Downward Dog” – the first network half hour to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Before that they served as showrunners for the medieval... Read More →


Friday October 25, 2019 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
800 Congress 800 Congress, Austin, TX 78701