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Thursday, October 25 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Indie Film Track: Documentary Storytelling

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Documentaries, like fiction, begin with a blank page and an idea that will eventually serve as a blueprint for the film. A compelling narrative is equally as essential when writing non-fiction. Take part in this discussion on how to create strong, character-driven stories documenting the real world, plus the research and preparation that go into crafting strong documentary films.

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Greg Curtis

Gregory Curtis was the Editor of Texas Monthly from 1981-2000. During his editorship, the magazine won many prizes including five National Magazine Awards. In 2000, he was selected by the Columbia Journalism Review as one of the ten best magazine editors in the country. Curtis has... Read More →

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Stuart Harmon

director/producer OZY, VICE, NYT, A&E
Stuart Harmon is NYC-based director and producer with an expansive body of work, ranging from documentaries to non-fiction TV to digital to commercials. He's produced Emmy-nominated shows and documentaries for several networks including New York Times, VICE, A&E, Animal Planet, FYI... Read More →
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Keith Maitland

director/producer TOWER, A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story
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Richard Miron

director/producer/editor For the Birds
While shooting his first feature documentary, FOR THE BIRDS, Richard assistant-edited Academy Award-nominated LIFE, ANIMATED, as well as ART AND CRAFT (Academy Award shortlist). He was the lead editor for the recent feature documentary THE SURROUNDING GAME. He received his B.A. in... Read More →
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Anne-Frédérique Widmann

Director FreeMen, documentary filmmaker & investigative journalist
Anne-Frédérique Widmann is the director of the documentary film FREE MEN, making its U.S. premiere in Austin. Told through the charismatic voice of inmate Kenneth Reams, FREE MEN is a story of human resilience : how can we find a sense of purpose in life when all signs of hope seem... Read More →

Thursday October 25, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Victorian Balcony