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Saturday, October 26 • 4:45pm - 6:00pm
Your First Draft Sucks, Now What?

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We all hope to strike gold on our first go around, but more often than not, it takes a little longer for your story to find its footing. So, your first draft sucks…now what? Join writers Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman for a discussion on strategies for reworking first drafts and remedies for getting your so-so script to reach its full potential.

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

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Mary Coleman

Head of Creative Development, Pixar Animation Studios
Mary Coleman is the Senior Development Executive at Pixar Animation Studios. She joined Pixar in 1999 to create the Development department. Coleman was recruited from San Francisco’s Magic Theater because Pixar recognized that her work developing world premiers of new plays would... Read More →

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Meg LeFauve

writer Inside Out, Captain Marvel, Good Dinosaur
Nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for the Pixar blockbuster INSIDE OUT, LeFauve won an Annie Award for that screenplay. She also wrote Pixar’s Golden Globe nominated THE GOOD DINOSAUR. LeFauve is currently writing a series for Hulu and the animated film MY FATHER’S DRAGON... Read More →
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Nicole Perlman

writer Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel, Detective Pikachu
Nicole Perlman is best known for her work on “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Captain Marvel,” and “Detective Pikachu." Nicole received her BFA in filmmaking from NYU in 2003, and has gone on to win the Tribeca Film Festival's Sloan Foundation Grant for Science in Film, the Hugo... Read More →

Saturday October 26, 2019 4:45pm - 6:00pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary 301 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701