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Saturday, October 31 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Die Hard vs. Lethal Weapon

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Welcome to the wonderful world of crawling through air ducts and falling off of buildings. A world of explosion-filled Christmases and f-word-filled one-liners. A world where the good guys win and you’re never too old for this shit. This is the world created by our distinguished guests and kings of 80s action flicks—Shane Black and Jeb Stuart. Scribes behind some of the greatest action movies of all time, including Die Hard and Lethal Weapon, Jeb and Shane will share stories of writing these iconic screenplays and lessons learned coming on 30 years after the films were released.

Moderators
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Barbara Morgan

Executive Director Austin Film Festival

Panelists
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Shane Black

writer/director Iron Man 3, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang; writer Lethal Weapon, Last Action Hero, The Nice Guys, Edge
SHANE BLACK has been responsible for creating a number of box office blockbusters, including the first two installments of the Lethal Weapon series and 1991’s The Last Boy Scout. In 1990, Shane sold his espionage script The Long Kiss Goodnight for a record sum of money. His directorial debut, the romantic thriller Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang, re-teamed him with producer Joel Silver. Shane was the recipient of the 2006 Austin Film... Read More →
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Jeb Stuart

writer Die Hard, The Fugitive, Fire Down Below, Another 48 Hours, Switchback
Jeb Stuart has been a motion picture and television screenwriter, director and producer for over 30 years and is considered one of the great action screenwriters in film history. His first film, DIE HARD was nominated for 4 Academy Awards and voted the Best Action Film of All Time by Entertainment Weekly(2007). In a 2012 New York Times Magazine article, Adam Sternbergh wrote: “as a genre, the American action film…produced one... Read More →


Saturday October 31, 2015 4:30pm - 5:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by Final Draft

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