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2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Kristin Overn

Executive Director, The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
Executive Director
Los Angeles, California
Kristin Overn is the Executive Director of the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.  After moving to Los Angeles in 1992, she began her film career working as a script reader in the development departments at Davis Entertainment and Bonneville Worldwide, and she has since provided consulting and development services for hundreds of writers, producers, and production companies. Kristin has also worked extensively in production.  She has produced two sitcom pilots, several award-winning short films, and the feature films The Heart Specialist, starring Wood Harris and Zoe Saldana, and Academy Boys, starring Donald Faison and Edward Asner.  She was the line producer and production manager for the Bollywood comedy Americanizing Shelley and for the festival hits Never Trust a Serial Killer and Across the Line, and she was the US Segment Producer for the BBC Docudrama The Swagman. She has also written and produced many commercials, theatrical productions, and live events, and during the 2000 election season, she produced a half-hour Campaign Documentary and a series of TV and radio ads, for which she received three Telly Awards.  She currently has several new feature films in development.  

Kristin is a graduate of Northwestern University.  She is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Directors Guild of America.