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Saturday, October 26 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Writing to Direct: Big Budget Blockbusters

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Directing your own script gives you more creative freedom and more responsibilities, especially in the world of big blockbuster films, which seem to go hand in hand with even bigger budget expectations. Hear from experienced writer/directors of Hollywood hits on how the two roles inform and affect one another and how responsibilities shift once you’re in the director’s chair.

Must have an AFF Producers, Conference, Weekend, or Lone Star Badge for entry.

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Harrison Glaser

moderator; Former Film Competition Director, Austin Film Festival

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Shane Black

writer/director The Predator, The Nice Guys, Iron Man 3, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang; writer Lethal Weapon, Last Action Hero, The Last Boy Scout, The Long Kiss Goodnight
SHANE BLACK has been responsible for creating a number of box office blockbusters, including the first two installments of the Lethal Weapon series and 1991’s The Last Boy Scout. In 1990, Shane sold his espionage script The Long Kiss Goodnight for a record sum of money. His... 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

Saturday October 26, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
800 Congress 800 Congress, Austin, TX 78701