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Sunday, October 27 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
First Impressions

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First impressions are important - especially when you're meeting with someone who can help propel your career forward. So how do you nail that initial meeting? What can you anticipate, how do you prepare, and what questions should you be asking? Working managers will offer their advice and insight on how to get yourself manager-ready.

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

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Jill Chamberlain

author The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret of Successful Screenwriting
Jill Chamberlain is the founder of The Screenplay Workshop (www.thescreenplayworkshop.org) where she has helped thousands of writers with their screenplays. Her book, The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret to Successful Screenwriting (University of Texas Press), is one of the highest rated screenwriting books on Amazon, out of over 3,000 books on the subject. It's considered the go-to manual many professionals swear by and is on the syllabus for film schools across the U.S. including the acclaimed screenwriting... Read More →

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Kendrick Tan

Literary Manager, Lit Entertainment Group
KENDRICK TAN is a literary manager at Lit Entertainment Group. Prior to that he was a manager at Madhouse Entertainment. He attended school at University of California, Irvine.
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Dana M. Jackson

Literary Manager, Fineman Entertainment; producer Park, Typewriter Days
Dana Jackson graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and Playwrights Horizons Theater School with a B.F.A. in Film/Theatre and a minor in Business. Relocating to Los Angeles, she worked at the William Morris Agency before a 5-year stint at Castle Rock Entertainment, where... Read More →
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Krista Carpenter

Manager/Co-Founder, Fictional Entity
Krista Carpenter has more than fifteen years experience in the entertainment industry having worked proficiently in both Los Angeles and Australia. In late 2016, she co-founded, with partner Chris Deckard, the management/production company Fictional Entity. Together, they have developed... Read More →

Sunday October 27, 2019 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room 604 Brazos St, Austin TX 78701