2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Friday, October 24 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
The Sanity Spectrum

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The protagonist is often the audience’s guide through a narrative, the anchor for all the twists and turns a story reveals. So what happens when that character is not what he or she seems, and when the very core of the film’s veracity is called into question? Screenwriters who have crafted characters that range from psychotic to psychopathic will discuss the difference between the two, as well as their own mental decisions when crafting such complex characters. Join the brains behind Fight Club, Big Fish, and Donnie Darko for an inside look at exploring distorted realities and the sanity spectrum in screenplays. We promise they’ll tell the truth.


Friday October 24, 2014 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Bethell Hall

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