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Liz Hannah

writer/producer The Post, Long Shot, All the Bright Places, Mindhunter
Hannah is a Golden Globe and a Critics’ Choice Award nominee, and WGA Award winner, for her screenplay “The Post,” directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Actress (Streep). The screenplay was ranked second on the 2016 Black List and Hannah was also named one of Variety’s 2017 Top 10 Screenwriters to watch. This year saw the release of “Long Shot,” directed by Jonathan Levine and starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen, which Hannah co-wrote, as well as the second season of David Fincher’s “Mindhunter,” for which Hannah is a writer and producer. She will next adapt Gail Honeyman’s bestselling novel “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” for Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and MGM. Hannah most recently completed production on “All The Bright Places” for Echo Lake Productions and Netflix. Hannah executive produced the film and wrote the screenplay adapted from the internationally bestselling book of the same name by Jennifer Niven. It will be released in 2020.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 25

11:00pm CDT

Saturday, October 26

12:30pm CDT