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Thursday, October 29 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
*Roundtable: The Creative Side

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*Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of screenwriting in film and television. This session offers registrants exclusive access to professional screenwriters and filmmakers in an informal setting. This is your opportunity to ask for advice on how to break into the business, face a blank page on a bad day, work with a writing partner, risk a new direction after established success, and any other creative inquiries you are curious about.

*This Roundtable requires advance sign-up at the Roundtable Registration and takes place at St. David’s Episcopal Church’s Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street.

ROUNDTABLE REGISTRATION HOURS:
Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 28 | 12:00PM–5:00PM
Thursday, October 29 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Friday, October 30 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Saturday, October 31 | 8:30AM–3:00PM

Panelists
avatar for VJ Boyd

VJ Boyd

writer/producer Justified
VJ Boyd is a writer and Supervising Producer on the new NBC show THE PLAYER, starring Wesley Snipes. Previously he was a writer/producer for 5 seasons on JUSTIFIED on FX. He is also the author of the graphic novel GHOST COP.
avatar for Graham Davidson

Graham Davidson

Megalomedia
A native Texan, Graham Davidson started producing award winning independent films while attending the University of Texas. Soon after, he joined Megalomedia to help produce international documentary hits such as the Half Ton strand (Half Ton Mum, Half Ton Teen on C4™ and TLC™), Heavy on A&E™, and Smokejumpers on CMT™. Graham has continued to serve on the executive team as... Read More →
avatar for Jay Wade Edwards

Jay Wade Edwards

producer/editor Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, Space Ghost Coast to Coast; writer/director Stomp! Shout! Scream!
Jay Wade Edwards is a Writer/Director of feature films, shorts, music videos, and most recently a digital servies for adultswim.com.  Most of his work involves Monsters.  Pants-wettingly scary monsters. Jay’s independently-produced feature, Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005), premiered at the Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference.  The Austin Chronicle said, “Stomp! Shout! Scream! does it better than American... Read More →
avatar for Owen Egerton

Owen Egerton

Moderator
Owen Egerton is the writer/director of the psychological horror film Follow. As a screenwriter he’s written for Warner Brothers, Fox, and Disney studios. His script Bobbie Sue (co-written with Chris Mass and Russell Sharman) won a spot on the Blacklist. Egerton is also the author of several novels including The Book of Harold, The Illegitimate Son of God, which was optioned by Warner Brothers... Read More →
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Kathy Greenberg

co-creator The L Word; writer Ratatouille, Gnomeo & Juliet
Kathy Greenberg began her film career as an executive at IndieProd/Tristar (The Quick and the Dead, Mary Reilly) then as VP at Jim Henson films (Buddy, Good Boy, Muppets in Space) and SVP Working Title (Elizabeth, Hi-Lo Country) before leaving to write. Greenberg is the Co-creator of the Showtime series The L Word and was a writer with Emily Cook on Pixar’s Ratatouile and Disney’s Gnomeo and Juliet. Cook and Greenberg have written for... Read More →
avatar for Casper Kelly

Casper Kelly

creator/writer/director Too Many Cooks, Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell; writer Squidbillies
Casper Kelly is co-creator, writer, and director of the number one rated Adult Swim show Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. He has also written for Squidbillies, Stroker & Hoop, Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force and is author of the book, More Stories About Spaceships and Cancer.
avatar for Tamar Laddy

Tamar Laddy

writer Pretty Little Liars, Hart of Dixie
Tamar Laddy is a television writer living in Austin, Texas. She most recently served as Story Editor on The CW show HART OF DIXIE, and previously staffed on the ABC Family dramas PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and THE LYING GAME.  Her credits also include four episodes of GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT and the accompanying online series NIGHT SHIFT: CLAIRE & KYLE, which was nominated by TV Guide Canada as Outstanding Soap-Related Webisode Series. An... Read More →
avatar for Chris Provenzano

Chris Provenzano

executive producer/writer Justified; writer Mad Men, Get Low, Archer
Chris Provenzano has spent five seasons as a writer on Justified.  He has written for TV shows such as Archer and Mad Men, the latter of which earned him a WGA Award nomination for Best Episodic Drama, The Hobo Code.  His film Get Low, starring Academy Award® winners Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek, and Golden Globe® winner Bill Murray, was released by Sony Pictures Classics in July of... Read More →
avatar for Alvaro Rodriguez

Alvaro Rodriguez

writer Machete, Shorts, From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series
Alvaro Rodriguez is a screenwriter who has co-authored the films SHORTS and MACHETE, both directed by Robert Rodriguez, as well as THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER, a prequel to FROM DUSK TILL DAWN. A frequent panelist and presenter at the Austin Film Festival, he has also curated an "Epoca de Oro" Mexican film series at the Museum of South Texas History and has presented on the smuggled subtext(s) in MACHETE at South Texas College. His border-influenced... Read More →
avatar for Bill True

Bill True

writer Runaway
Bill's debut feature, Runaway, premiered to universal accolades at Tribeca and Toronto. It went on to take the top prize at the Austin Film Festival and was subsequently released by eOne Films. Recently, Bill was tapped to adapt the true crime bestseller, Running with the Devil, with More/Medavoy Productions producing.  Most recently, Bill reunited with eOne's TV division to develop The Life, a forthcoming scripted drama series that explores... Read More →
avatar for Gary Whitta

Gary Whitta

writer After Earth, The Book of Eli, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
GARY WHITTA is best known as the writer of the Denzel Washington post-apocalyptic thriller THE BOOK OF ELI, and co-writer of the science-fiction adventure AFTER EARTH, starring Will Smith. He has worked on a number of high-profile feature film projects, including the live-action adaptations of AKIRA and WARCRAFT. Most recently he served as a writer on the upcoming Star Wars movie ROGUE ONE, and the TV series STAR WARS REBELS. He is... Read More →
avatar for Stu Zicherman

Stu Zicherman

writer/co-executive producer The Americans; writer/director A.C.O.D.; writer Elektra
Stuart Zicherman is a New York based filmmaker who is currently a Writer and Co-Executive producer of FX’s acclaimed series “The Americans.”  He also just completed the new pilot “Casanova” for Amazon Studios, directed by the acclaimed Jean-Pierre Juenet and starring Diego Luna.   Stu has written or re-written feature film scripts for Sony, Dreamworks, New Line, Fox, Universal and Warner Brothers. ... Read More →


Thursday October 29, 2015 2:45pm - 4:00pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Crail Hall

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