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2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Eric Heisserer

writer/director Hours; writer The Thing, Final Destination 5
Twitter: @HIGHzurrer
Eric Heisserer is a writer/director whose last film, Hours, premiered in Austin at SXSW 2013. Prior to that, his produced work had been on studio horror franchises like Final Destination 5 and The Thing. Recently, his sci-fi feature adaptation of Ted Chiang’s Story Of Your Life earned a record-breaking distribution deal at Cannes, with Amy Adams attached to star and Denis Villenueve to direct. Eric is currently adapting another Ted Chiang sci-fi story for Fox, the comic book Harbinger for Sony, plus producing an original feature with Alcon, and writing a graphic novel for Dark Horse.