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Thursday, October 29 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Inside the Writers Room: Daredevil

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Netflix’s Daredevil adaptation explores the darker, grittier corners of the Marvel Universe, previously untouched by the popular media franchise. The brute realism of the series juxtaposed with the moral complexity of its characters presents a high level of intensity, challenging the writers to bring everything they’ve got to the table. Join Christos Gage and Ruth Fletcher Gage as they discuss the daringness needed in the writers room and how, in adaptations such as these, the devil is truly in the details.

Moderators
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Greg Garrett

Moderator; Professor of Screenwriting, Fiction, and Film at Baylor University
Greg Garrett has been a moderator and panelist at the conference for over a decade, interviewing luminaries from Lawrence Kasdan to Damon Lindelof. He is also the Festival's scholarly liaison, consulting on grant making, the Young Filmmaker's Program, and the On Story book. Himself the author of four acclaimed novels and a number of nonfiction works on film and culture, Greg is 2013 Centennial Professor at Baylor University, where his students... Read More →

Panelists
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Christos Gage

writer Daredevil, Law & Order: SVU
Christos Gage has a decade’s worth of comic book credits, including BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, SPIDER-MAN, AVENGERS ACADEMY and many more, as well as the original graphic novels AREA 10 and SUNSET. He has made the New York Times bestseller list three times, with SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN and his first two volumes of BUFFY. He was writer and Associate Producer of the Larry Clark-directed film TEENAGE CAVEMAN for HBO. His video game writing... Read More →
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Ruth Fletcher Gage

writer Daredevil, Law & Order: SVU
Ruth Fletcher Gage has spent her life moving between the political and creative worlds. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UNC Chapel Hill as an IBM/Awalt Scholar in Directing. She attended Oxford University and worked at the Goodman Theater in Chicago with Tony, Pulitzer and Academy Award winning writers and directors like August Wilson and Steve Tesich. Her first work in film was for Michael Mann and Jon Landau on LAST OF THE MOHICANS. Ruth then... Read More →


Thursday October 29, 2015 2:45pm - 4:00pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room

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