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2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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avatar for Dave Andron

Dave Andron

executive producer Justified
avatar for Michelle Ashford

Michelle Ashford

creator/executive producer Masters of Sex; writer The Pacific, John Adams, New York News
avatar for Eli Attie

Eli Attie

writer/co-executive producer House, MD; writer/supervising producer The West Wing; consulting producer on the upcoming Fox show Backstrom
avatar for John August

John August

writer Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, Charlie's Angels, Go; co-host ScriptNotes
avatar for Greg Beal

Greg Beal

Director, Nicholl Fellowships
avatar for Emily Best

Emily Best

founder and CEO Seed&Spark
avatar for Mike Binder

Mike Binder

writer/director Reign Over Me, Man About Town, The Upside of Anger
avatar for Jennifer Goyne Blake

Jennifer Goyne Blake

Senior Story Manager for The Sundance Institute's Episodic Story Lab
avatar for Peter Blake

Peter Blake

writer The Practice, House, M.D., Elementary, Hemlock Grove
avatar for Vera Blasi

Vera Blasi

writer Woman On Top; co-writer Tortilla Soup, Emperor
avatar for Antonia Bogdanovich

Antonia Bogdanovich

STATION 8 FILMS
CEO/Owner
avatar for Gary Bond

Gary Bond

Director of the Austin Film Commission
avatar for Christopher Boone

Christopher Boone

Moderator; contributor nofilmschool.com
avatar for Craig Borten

Craig Borten

writer The Dallas Buyers Club, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr. (upcoming), The Hunt for El Chapo (upcoming); co-writer The 33 (2014)
avatar for David Boxerbaum

David Boxerbaum

Senior Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency
avatar for VJ Boyd

VJ Boyd

producer Justified
avatar for Christine Boylan

Christine Boylan

writer/producer Constantine, Once Upon A Time, Castle, Off the Map, Leverage
avatar for R.B. Brenner

R.B. Brenner

Moderator, Director of the School of Journalism, UT Austin
avatar for Bill Broyles

Bill Broyles

writer Cast Away, Apollo 13, The Polar Express, Unfaithful, Jarhead, Entrapment, China Beach
avatar for Scott Z. Burns

Scott Z. Burns

writer Side Effects, Contagion, The Informant!; writer/director PU-239; co-writer The Bourne Ultimatum; producer An Inconvenient Truth
avatar for Wendy Calhoun

Wendy Calhoun

writer/producer Justified, Revenge, Nashville, Empire
avatar for Kat Candler

Kat Candler

writer/director Hellion, Black Metal
avatar for Nkechi Okoro Carroll

Nkechi Okoro Carroll

writer/co-producer Bones; 2011 AFF Teleplay Finalist
avatar for Stephen Clark

Stephen Clark

Partner at Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler & Feldman
avatar for Mary Coleman

Mary Coleman

Senior Development Executive at Pixar Animation Studios
Panelist
avatar for Tom Copeland

Tom Copeland

Moderator, professor of film at Texas State University
avatar for Peter Craig

Peter Craig

writer The Town, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Parts I and II, Blood Father
avatar for Sean Cunningham

Sean Cunningham

writer/supervising producer The Thundermans
Writer/Supervising Producer
avatar for Gregory Curtis

Gregory Curtis

Moderator; former Editor of Texas Monthly
avatar for Robert Draper

Robert Draper

Moderator; contributing writer The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic
avatar for Rick Dugdale

Rick Dugdale

president Enderby Entertainment; producer Rosemont, Dawn Patrol, About Cherry
avatar for Jay Duplass

Jay Duplass

writer/director Jeff, Who Lives At Home, The Puffy Chair, Baghead; actor The Mindy Project
avatar for Marc Dworkin

Marc Dworkin

writer/supervising producer The Thundermans
avatar for Matt Dy

Matt Dy

Screenplay Competition Director, Austin Film Festival
avatar for Jay Wade Edwards

Jay Wade Edwards

writer / director / editor
avatar for Owen Egerton

Owen Egerton

author The Book of Harold, The Illegitimate Son of God; co-writer Bobbie Sue
avatar for Rebecca Ewing

Rebecca Ewing

Intellectual Artists Management
avatar for Steve Faber

Steve Faber

writer Wedding Crashers, We're The Millers
avatar for Stephen Falk

Stephen Falk

creator/executive producer/showrunner You're The Worst (FX); co-executive producer Orange is the New Black (Netflix); co-executive producer Weeds (Showtime)
avatar for Uri Fleming

Uri Fleming

Partner at Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo LLP
avatar for Dan French

Dan French

writer The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Dennis Miller
avatar for Michael Fry

Michael Fry

writer/co-creator Over The Hedge; writer/illustrator The Odd Squad (Disney-Hyperion); co-writer/illustrator The Naughty List (Harper Collins)
avatar for Cary Fukunaga

Cary Fukunaga

director True Detective, Jane Eyre; writer/director Sin Nombre
avatar for Chet Garner

Chet Garner

host/executive producer/writer The Daytripper
avatar for Greg Garrett

Greg Garrett

Moderator; professor of screenwriting, fiction, and film at Baylor University
2013 Baylor Centennial Professor
avatar for Mick Garris

Mick Garris

executive producer Unbroken; writer/director/executive producer Masters of Horror; director/producer Bag of Bones; writer The Fly II, Hocus Pocus
avatar for Terry George

Terry George

writer/director Hotel Rwanda, Some Mother's Son, Reservation Road; writer The Boxer, In the Name of the Father
avatar for Carrie Gillogly

Carrie Gillogly

Director of Scripted Programming, AMC
avatar for Marie-Lou Gingras

Marie-Lou Gingras

editor Once Upon A Crime: The Borrelli – Davis Conspiracy
avatar for Pam Golum

Pam Golum

Moderator; president The Lippin Group
avatar for Mark Gordon

Mark Gordon

Head of TV Literary Talent Agent, ICM Partners
avatar for Peter Gould

Peter Gould

writer/producer/director Breaking Bad; co-creator Better Call Saul
avatar for Susannah Grant

Susannah Grant

writer Erin Brockovich, In Her Shoes, The Soloist, Party of Five, A Gifted Man; writer/director Catch and Release
avatar for Frank Hall Green

Frank Hall Green

Catch & Release Films
Partner/Producer
avatar for Michael Green

Michael Green

creator Kings; writer The Green Lantern, The River, Heroes, Everwood, Smallville
avatar for Kevin Hamedani

Kevin Hamedani

Moderator; co-writer/director ZMD: Zombie Of Mass Destruction, Junk
avatar for James V. Hart

James V. Hart

writer Hook, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Contact, Tuck Everlasting, Muppet Treasure Island, August Rush, Epic, Crossbones
avatar for Noah Hawley

Noah Hawley

creator/producer Fargo (2014), My Generation, The Unusuals; writer Bones, Lies and Alibis
avatar for Jason Headley

Jason Headley

writer/director It's Not About The Nail, At The Bar, To Say Goodbye
avatar for Eric Heisserer

Eric Heisserer

writer/director Hours; writer The Thing, Final Destination 5
avatar for Holly Herrick

Holly Herrick

Associate Artistic Director, Austin Film Society
avatar for Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman

creator My So-Called Life; co-creator Huge; writer Wicked, thirtysomething, Once and Again
avatar for Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Gran Via Productions; executive producer Breaking Bad, Rectify, Halt & Catch Fire; producer Rain Man, A Little Princess, Galaxy Quest, A Perfect World, The Notebook, The Chronicles of Narnia franchise
avatar for Daniel Petrie Jr.

Daniel Petrie Jr.

Enderby Entertainment; writer Beverly Hills Cop, The Big Easy; director/producer Dawn Patrol; executive producer/showrunner Combat Hospital; co-writer/director Toy Soldiers; former WGAw President
avatar for Jessica Julius

Jessica Julius

Creative Executive of Development at Disney Animation
avatar for Deena Kalai

Deena Kalai

Entertainment attorney; Moderator
avatar for Stuart Kelban

Stuart Kelban

Professor of screenwriting, UT Austin
avatar for Casper Kelly

Casper Kelly

creator/writer/director Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell; writer Squidbillies
avatar for Richard Kelly

Richard Kelly

writer/director Donnie Darko, Southland Tales, The Box; writer Domino
avatar for Simon Kilmurry

Simon Kilmurry

executive producer POV, America ReFramed
avatar for Robert Knott

Robert Knott

actor, writer, producer
avatar for Adam Kolbrenner

Adam Kolbrenner

co-founder Madhouse Entertainment
avatar for Kristen Konvitz

Kristen Konvitz

Manager of Film, Indigogo
Manager of Film
avatar for Richard LaGravenese

Richard LaGravenese

writer/director The Last Five Years (2015), P.S. I Love You; writer Unbroken (2014), The Divide, Behind the Candelabra, The Fisher King, A Little Princess, The Bridges of Madison County, Beautiful Creatures, The Ref; director/producer A Decade Under The Influence
avatar for Joanne Lammers

Joanne Lammers

Managing Director of Library & Archives, Writers Guild Foundation
avatar for Ursula Lawrence

Ursula Lawrence

Lead Strategic Organizer, Writers Guild of America, East
avatar for Angela Lee

Angela Lee

Artist Development Manager, Film Independent
avatar for Franklin Leonard

Franklin Leonard

creator of The Black List
avatar for Norman Lesperance

Norman Lesperance

writer Looking for Lions
avatar for Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis

associate professor of Radio-Television-Film, UT Austin
avatar for Rachel Long

Rachel Long

writer Silver Falls, Dawn Patrol (2015), Incarnate, The Civilian (The Blacklist 2013), 1950, Codename: Jolanta (all upcoming)
avatar for William Lowery

William Lowery

Head of Independent Film Department, APA
avatar for Jenny Lumet

Jenny Lumet

writer Rachel Getting Married
avatar for Mark Lyons

Mark Lyons

Operations Manager, Gravitas Ventures
avatar for Danny Manus

Danny Manus

CEO of No BullScript Consulting
avatar for Justin Marks

Justin Marks

writer The Jungle Book (2015)
avatar for Kailey Marsh

Kailey Marsh

literary manager and producer; creator of The Blood List
avatar for Jay Martin

Jay Martin

writer/director 7 Minutes
avatar for Chris Mass

Chris Mass

writer/producer Chalk; writer Bobbie Sue, Free Birds
avatar for Nick Matthews

Nick Matthews

writer/director One Eyed Girl
avatar for Cindy McCreery

Cindy McCreery

Moderator; writer Free Willy: Escape From Pirate's Cove, Unplugged (2015), Soccer Mom, Something in the Water, Haven
avatar for Brian McGreevy

Brian McGreevy

creator Hemlock Grove
avatar for Bruce C. McKenna

Bruce C. McKenna

writer Band of Brothers; co-executive producer/writer The Pacific
avatar for Ilyse McKimmie

Ilyse McKimmie

Sundance Labs Director, Feature Film Program
avatar for Todd McMullen

Todd McMullen

cinematographer The Leftovers
avatar for Peter Mehlman

Peter Mehlman

writer/co-executive producer Seinfeld
avatar for John Merriman

John Merriman

Moderator
avatar for Philipp Meyer

Philipp Meyer

writer/author The Son, American Rust
avatar for Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller

writer Thor, X-MEN: First Class, Power Rangers (2016), upcoming Acme Looney Toons movie; writer/producer Fringe, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
avatar for Melanie Miller

Melanie Miller

VP of Acquisitions & Marketing, Gravitas Ventures
VP Acquisitions & Marketing/Producer
avatar for Troy Anthony Miller

Troy Anthony Miller

writer/director Severance; writer The Hitch (2013 AFF Darkwoods Productions Horror Award winner)
avatar for Mike Million

Mike Million

writer/director Tenure
avatar for Emily Mollenkopf

Emily Mollenkopf

Development Executive, Pixar Animation Studios
avatar for Lizzie Molyneux

Lizzie Molyneux

writer/producer Bob's Burgers
avatar for Wendy Molyneux

Wendy Molyneux

writer/producer Bob's Burgers
avatar for Lauren Morelli

Lauren Morelli

writer Orange Is The New Black
avatar for Barbara Morgan

Barbara Morgan

Austin Film Festival
Co-Founder and Executive Director
avatar for Logan Mulvey

Logan Mulvey

CEO of Amplify Releasing
avatar for Scott Myers

Scott Myers

host Go Into The Story; writer K-9, Alaska, Trojan War
avatar for Seth Nagel

Seth Nagel

Manager at Infinity Management
avatar for Mohit Narang

Mohit Narang

writer/producer Beside Still Waters
avatar for Jason Neulander

Jason Neulander

Writer/Director - The Intergalactic Nemesis, Hit & Run, Buttercup
Writer/Director
avatar for Lauren Neustadter

Lauren Neustadter

Senior Vice President, Comedy Programming & Development at FOX
avatar for Scott Neustadter

Scott Neustadter

writer 500 Days of Summer, The Spectacular Now, The Fault in Our Stars
avatar for Kevin Ott

Kevin Ott

Moderator; Communications Director, Writers Guild Foundation
avatar for Kristin Overn

Kristin Overn

Executive Director, The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
Executive Director
avatar for Heather Page

Heather Page

Director, Texas Film Commission
avatar for Tiffany Paulsen

Tiffany Paulsen

writer Nancy Drew, Further Adventures in Babysitting (2015)
avatar for Nicole Perlman

Nicole Perlman

writer Guardians of the Galaxy
avatar for Alisa Perren

Alisa Perren

Moderator
avatar for Brian Pittman

Brian Pittman

writer Silver Falls, Dawn Patrol (2015), Incarnate, The Civilian (The Blacklist 2013), 1950, Codename: Jolanta (all upcoming)
avatar for Chris Provenzano

Chris Provenzano

co-executive producer Justified
avatar for Brad Ragland

Brad Ragland

director Looking for Lions
avatar for Pamela Ribon

Pamela Ribon

writer at Walt Disney Animation Studios; bestselling author; writer Romantically Challenged, Samantha Who?, Hot Properties
writer
avatar for John Ridley

John Ridley

writer Three Kings, 12 Years A Slave; writer/director Jimi: All Is By My Side
avatar for Trish Rigdon

Trish Rigdon

Executive Director, Houston Cinema Arts Society
avatar for Alvaro Rodriguez

Alvaro Rodriguez

writer Last Rampage (2017), You, Mine (2018), Machete, From Dusk Till...
avatar for Dan Rosen

Dan Rosen

writer/director Freeloaders, Dead Man's Curve; writer/producer The First Family; writer The Last Supper
avatar for Scott Rosenberg

Scott Rosenberg

writer High Fidelity, Gone In Sixty Seconds, Con Air, Beautiful Girls
avatar for Phil Rosenthal

Phil Rosenthal

writer/director Exporting Raymond; creator Everybody Loves Raymond
avatar for Vanessa Roth

Vanessa Roth

director Aging Out, Close To Home, The Untouchables, American Teacher
avatar for Danny Rubin

Danny Rubin

co-writer Groundhog Day, Hear No Evil, S.F.W.
avatar for Ryan Saul

Ryan Saul

Feature Literary Agent, Head of Feature Animation at APA
Panelist
avatar for Sarah Schechter

Sarah Schechter

president of Berlanti Productions
avatar for Andreas Schmied

Andreas Schmied

writer/director Taking It Back
avatar for Tom Schulman

Tom Schulman

writer Dead Poets Society, What About Bob?, Medicine Man, Honey, I Shrunk The Kids; executive producer Indecent Proposal; writer/director 8 Heads In A Duffel Bag
avatar for Dan Serafin

Dan Serafin

writer/executive story editor The Thundermans
avatar for Andrew Shea

Andrew Shea

Moderator
avatar for Jim Sheridan

Jim Sheridan

2014 Distinguished Screenwriter Award Recipient; writer/director In America, My Left Foot, In the Name of the Father, The Boxer, The Field; writer Some Mother’s Son, Into the West; director Brothers
avatar for Lee Shipman

Lee Shipman

creator Hemlock Grove
avatar for Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver

Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver

writers/producers The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014); writers The Relic, Eye For An Eye
avatar for Craig Silverstein

Craig Silverstein

creator TURN, Terra Nova; writer/producer Nikita, Bones
avatar for Justin Simien

Justin Simien

writer/director Dear White People
avatar for Ed Solomon

Ed Solomon

writer Men in Black, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey, It's Garry Shandling's Show, Now You See Me, Now You See Me 2; writer/director Levity
avatar for Chris Sparling

Chris Sparling

writer Buried, ATM, The Sea of Trees
avatar for Jed Spingarn

Jed Spingarn

writer/executive producer The Thundermans
avatar for Paul Stekler

Paul Stekler

writer/director George Wallace: Settin' The Woods On Fire; producer/director Last Man Standing: Politics Texas Style, The American Experience
avatar for Dan Sterling

Dan Sterling

writer/producer Girls, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, King of the Hill, executive producer The Office, The Sarah Silverman Program; writer/executive producer The Interview (2014)
avatar for Whit Stillman

Whit Stillman

writer/director Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco, Damsels in Distress, The Cosmopolitans
avatar for Jason Strouse

Jason Strouse

writer/director Teacher of the Year
avatar for Fred Strype

Fred Strype

Moderator
avatar for Tim Talbott

Tim Talbott

writer The Stanford Prison Experiment, South Park, Chicago Fire
avatar for Vanessa Taylor

Vanessa Taylor

writer Hope Springs, Divergent; co-executive producer Game of Thrones Seasons 2 & 3
avatar for Liz Tigelaar

Liz Tigelaar

creator/executive producer Life Unexpected; writer/producer Bates Motel, Nashville, Revenge, Once Upon a Time, Dirty Sexy Money, Brothers & Sisters, American Dreams
avatar for Chris Trew

Chris Trew

Moderator
avatar for Barbara Twist

Barbara Twist

Conference Manager, Art House Convergence
avatar for Jim Uhls

Jim Uhls

writer Fight Club, Semper Fi, Jumper
avatar for Oren Uziel

Oren Uziel

writer 22 Jump Street, The Kitchen Sink; winner AFF 2008 Screenwriting Competition
avatar for Robert Walden

Robert Walden

Dextrous Productions
President
avatar for Randall Wallace

Randall Wallace

writer Braveheart, Pearl Harbor; writer/director Heaven Is For Real, The Man in the Iron Mask, We Were Soldiers; director Secretariat
avatar for Ric Roman Waugh

Ric Roman Waugh

writer/director/producer Felon, Snitch, Tipping Point (2015)
avatar for Michael H. Weber

Michael H. Weber

writer (500) Days of Summer, The Spectacular Now, The Fault In Our Stars
avatar for Matthew Weiner

Matthew Weiner

2014 Outstanding Television Writer award recipient; creator Mad Men; writer/producer The Sopranos, Becker; writer/director Are You Here
avatar for Herschel Weingrod

Herschel Weingrod

writer Trading Places, Brewster's Millions, Twins, Kindergarden Cop, Space Jam; producer Falling Down
avatar for Erika Weinstein

Erika Weinstein

Director of Scripted Programming, AMC
avatar for Eric Williams

Eric Williams

executive producer Frontera; line producer / UPM Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, A Night In Old Mexico, Untitled Lance Armstrong Biopic (USA unit)
avatar for Ryan Piers Williams

Ryan Piers Williams

writer/director The Dry Land, X/Y (2014); producer Kilimanjaro
avatar for Luke Wilson

Luke Wilson

actor Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School, The Skeleton Twins; writer/director The Wendell Baker Story, Satellite Beach
SW

Steve Wilson

Curator of Film, Harry Ransom Center
avatar for Kay S. Wolf

Kay S. Wolf

WGAW Independent Film Executive
avatar for Linda Woolverton

Linda Woolverton

writer Beauty and the Beast, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, The Lion King, Alice in Wonderland (2010), Maleficent
avatar for Edward Zwick

Edward Zwick

2014 Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Awardee; creator thirtysomething, Once and Again; executive producer My So-Called Life; writer/director The Last Samurai, Love & Other Drugs; director Legends of the Fall, Blood Diamond