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Friday, October 26 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
*Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film

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*Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft and business of writing for film. This roundtable session offers registrants exclusive access to screenwriters, directors, producers, executives, and studio reps in an informal setting. Come prepared with questions that focus on the importance of both the creative and business sides of breaking into and writing for film.

*This Roundtable requires advance registration at the Roundtable Sign-up Table in the Driskill Mezzanine; the Roundtable takes place at St. David’s Episcopal Church’s Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street. Only one roundtable sign-up slot per registrant. Registrants must have the day-appropriate badge.

ROUNDTABLE SIGN UP HOURS:
Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 24 | 12:00PM-5:00PM
Thursday, October 25 | 8:30AM-5:00PM
Friday, October 26 | 8:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday, October 27 | 8:30AM-3:00PM

Panelists
avatar for Macon Blair

Macon Blair

writer/director I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore; actor Blue Ruin, Green Room, Hold The Dark, Film Juror-Student Short
Macon Blair is a screenwriter, actor, and director who lives in Austin, Texas. His directorial debut, I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore won the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award. He wrote the screenplay adaptation for Jeremy Saulnier's new film, Hold the Dark... Read More →
avatar for Alisha Brophy

Alisha Brophy

co-writer License to Drive (2017), White Girl Problems, Swiped, United States of Fuckin' Awesome
Alisha Brophy is a small town girl who always ends up in big cities. She lives in Los Angeles, but you wouldn’t know it from her cowboy boots and New York accent. She is a recent Moth GrandSLAM champion, and you can hear her storytelling broadcast nationally on “The Moth” radio... Read More →
avatar for Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown

producer Punk in Africa, No No: A Dockumentary,Through The Repellent Fence, Every Night’s A Saturday Night, Vinyl Generation, Yallah! Underground, Pirating Pirates, Mamas & Papas, Kooky
Jeffrey Brown has produced a number of award-winning narrative features and feature documentaries in Europe, Africa and the USA, playing international festivals such as Sundance, IDFA, Tribeca, SXSW, Full Frame, Rotterdam, New York FF, Edinburgh, Durban and being released in cinemas... Read More →
avatar for Jill Chamberlain

Jill Chamberlain

author The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret of Successful Screenwriting
Jill Chamberlain is the founder of The Screenplay Workshop (www.thescreenplayworkshop.org) where she has helped thousands of writers with their screenplays. Her book, The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret to Successful Screenwriting (University of Texas Press), is one of the highest rated screenwriting books on Amazon, out of over 3,000 books on the subject. It's considered the go-to manual many professionals swear by and is on the syllabus for film schools across the U.S. including the acclaimed screenwriting program... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Ebersole

Lisa Ebersole

writer/director/producer/star 37 Problems (digital series); Co-Founder, The Writing Intensive; playwright
Lisa Ebersole is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and filmmaker. She holds an MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA, has taught at New York Film Academy, NYU, and UCLA. Lisa co-founded THE WRITING INTENSIVE coaching service with Producer Tom Nunan.Lisa currently consults for writers... Read More →
avatar for Michael Fry

Michael Fry

writer/co-creator Over The Hedge; writer/illustrator The Odd Squad series, How To Be A Supervillain series; co-writer/illustrator The Naughty List series
Michael Fry is an author/illustrator/screenwriter. He is the co-creator/writer of the syndicated comic Over the Hedge that inspired the DreamWorks Animation feature animated film. He is also the author/illustrator of several middle grade children’s book series, including the bestselling... Read More →
avatar for Carrye Glazar

Carrye Glazar

Head of Original Content/Producer/Partner, Mighty Coconut
As a native Texan who recently relocated back to Austin, Carrye has worked for over a decade in content development and production at various companies. After graduating from University of Texas at Austin with her Radio-TV-Film degree and a minor in Business Foundations, she worked... Read More →
avatar for Kevin Hamedani

Kevin Hamedani

co-writer/director ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction, Junk, In Her Place, The Saviors, Film Juror-Student Short
Kevin Hamedani began his filmmaking career with the feature ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction. Produced by Academy Award nominee John Sinno (Iraq in Fragments) the film went on to receive critical acclaim showing in film festivals worldwide. ZMD was acquired by Lionsgate and premiered... Read More →
avatar for Jono Matt

Jono Matt

co-writer Captain Planet
Jono Matt was featured on our 2017 AFF 25 Screenwriters To Watch list with his writing partner and Austin native, Glen Powell. Jono is currently writing the live-action Captain Planet movie for Paramount and Leonardo DiCaprio. He also has action-comedies in development with Imagine... Read More →
avatar for Scott Miles

Scott Miles

co-writer License to Drive (2017), White Girl Problems, Swiped, United States of Fuckin' Awesome
Scott Miles lives for BBQ and cinema in equal measure. With degrees in both film production and screenwriting, he's quite comfortable switching hats between writer and director, so long as one of those is a fancy stovepipe hat like Lincoln wore. He thinks he’d look good in that... Read More →
avatar for Troy Anthony Miller

Troy Anthony Miller

Two-time AFF Screenplay award winner (The Hitch, The Olympian); AFF/MovieMaker Magazine Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch; writer T-Minus Epsilon
Troy Anthony Miller is a writer, filmmaker, and improv comedian who lives in Los Angeles, California. He holds the unique distinction of being a two-time winner of the AFF Screenplay Competition (The Hitch, a thriller, and The Olympian, a comedy), and was named one of the “Top 25... Read More →
avatar for David Rabinowitz

David Rabinowitz

co-writer BlacKkKlansman
David Rabinowitz and his writing partner Charlie Wachtel co-wrote Spike Lee's film BlacKkKlansman. He and Charlie also recently sold a pitch titled Thacher Island to Fox 2000, with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter producing.
avatar for Bill True

Bill True

writer Runaway
Bill’s debut feature, Runaway, was hailed by critics as "Brilliant" and "Hitchcockian" as it premiered to universal accolades at Tribeca and Toronto. It went on to screen worldwide at Avignon, Woodstock, Vail, Palm Springs, and other top festivals. Bill also took the top prize at... Read More →


Friday October 26, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Crail Hall

Attendees (88)