2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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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)
Twitter: @dansterl
Sterling’s career began on the first season of Comedy Central’s South Park where he served as a staff writer, and wrote several episodes including “An Elephant [Makes Love To] A Pig.” Following South Park, he rose through the ranks as a writer and producer at FOX’s animated series, King of the Hill.  After four seasons, he returned to Comedy Central, first as a writer and producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, then as executive producer and show runner for The Sarah Silverman Program. Following Sarah, Dan began writing feature films, the first of which, Flarsky, made Hollywood’s 2011 “Black List” of Best Unproduced Screenplays. Sterling served as a writer and consulting producer on the first season of HBO’s Girls, for which he received a Writers’ Guild Award.  In 2012, he joined the final season of NBC’s The Office as an executive producer.  His first produced feature film, The Interview, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, opens on October 10th.