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Saturday, October 26 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Second Rounders Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television

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Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of screenwriting. This session offers Second Rounds from the Screenplay Competition exclusive access to writers, executives, studio reps, agents, managers, producers, and attorneys in an informal setting. Take advantage of this invaluable opportunity to ask those burning questions: What’s the best way to overcome writer’s block? Or risk taking a new direction after established success? How do I find representation? Are studios buying spec scripts? What are emerging trends in the industry? Don’t miss your chance to ask all this and more without being charged by the hour or forgoing a percentage of your script sale.

*This roundtable is open to Second Rounders only.

Roundtables required advance sign-up through the Screenplay Department.

Speakers
avatar for VJ Boyd

VJ Boyd

writer/producer S.W.A.T., Justified
VJ Boyd has written for Justified and SWAT and is the author of the comic book series NIGHT MOVES for IDW. He is currently producing a pilot for NBC based on THE BONE COLLECTOR books and feature film.
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Cam Cannon

writer/executive producer USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage; executive producer Give 'Em Hell Malone, Speed Kills, Tokarev a/k/a Rage; development executive The Big Bang, Casino Jack
A native of Atlanta, Cam Cannon attended University of Georgia, where he majored in Drama and worked on several student films in various capacities. After college, he and his wife co-produced a micro-budget feature and decided to move to Los Angeles... 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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Bob Dearden

writer Play It Again, Dick; iZOMBiE, Cobra Kai
Bob Dearden is a writer and producer whose credits include: Play It Again, Dick (CW Seed), iZOMBiE (The CW), and Cobra Kai (YouTube). He is a graduate of UT-Austin’s MFA Screenwriting program (2013); prior to that, he wasted the bulk of his youth working in the forest industry in... Read More →
avatar for Charmaine DeGraté

Charmaine DeGraté

writer/ co-executive producer Hello Sunshine/Amazon’s Daisy Jones and The Six, The 100, Netflix’s Chambers
Charmaine DeGraté is a screenwriter and television producer. Her works include the critically acclaimed sci-fi drama, The 100, in addition to a number of shows for Warner Bros, Netflix, and Amazon.Currently, Charmaine is writing and co-executive producing Daisy Jones and The Six... Read More →
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Rick Dugdale

President, Enderby Entertainment; producer Intrigo Anthology, An Ordinary Man, Blackway
Rick Dugdale is the President and CEO of Enderby Entertainment, a film finance and production company founded in 2006 by Dugdale and his filmmaking partner, Daniel Petrie, Jr. Dugdale oversees all aspects of Enderby Entertainment’s business, finance and production and spearheads... Read More →
avatar for Nathalie Lichtenthaeler

Nathalie Lichtenthaeler

producer Don’t Go, As if I’m not There, The Front Line, Cowboys & Angels
After graduating university in Germany with a Masters Degree in Economics, Nathalie ditched a promising career in international marketing in the fashion industry and signed on as a production assistant on a film set. Nathalie's rise through the production ranks was swift. Having worked... Read More →
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Britta Lundin

writer Riverdale, Betty; author Ship It
Britta Lundin is a TV writer and novelist. She has written for Riverdale and BETTY, a forthcoming HBO show about female skateboarders. Her young adult novel about fandom, SHIP IT, is out now. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she graduated from the UT Austin MFA program in Film... Read More →
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Kirk A. Moore

supervising producer Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan; producer Looking for Alaska, Runaways
From the moment Kirk A. Moore sat too close to the television set to watch NYPD Blue, he was hooked. The compelling, conflicted characters and intricate storytelling were addicting. Growing up in Houston, TX, the son of a police officer, Kirk was always attracted to crime and police... Read More →
avatar for Tess Morris

Tess Morris

writer Man Up, Casual
Born and bred Londoner, Tess has been writing since she could walk (not 100% true) and her first words were ‘Elvis is the King!’ (100% true). Her first screenplay, the romantic comedy Man Up, made the 2011 Brit List, was picked up by Big Talk Pictures, co-produced by Studio Canal... Read More →
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Adam Pava

writer The Boxtrolls, The Lego Movie franchise, My Little Pony Movie, The Stuff of Legend, Clone High, Harvey Birdman: Attorney At Law, Johnny Bravo, Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends
Adam Pava wrote the stop-motion hit The Boxtrolls, which earned a 2015 Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature. He contributed to multiple projects in the Lego Movie franchise at Warner Brothers, and has written screenplays for Disney, Dreamworks Animation, Fox, Paramount/Hasbro... Read More →
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Lee Stobby

producer; Literary Manager
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Lee Stobby focuses on championing strong independent voices and quality cinema and television. He is a literary manager, producer and principal of Lee Stobby Entertainment. Before starting his own shingle in 2014, Stobby worked at Misher Films... Read More →
avatar for Michael Werwie

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 →


Saturday October 26, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Sumners Hall 301 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701