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Friday, October 26 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
*Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Television

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*Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft and business of writing for television. How do you break in? What is the dynamic in a writers’ room and the difference between various jobs involved? How is the changing landscape of television affecting the role of a writer? This roundtable session offers registrants exclusive access to TV writers, producers, showrunners, and executives 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 television.
*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.

Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 25 | 12:00PM–5:00PM
Thursday, October 26 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Friday, October 27 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Saturday, October 28 | 8:30AM–3:00PM

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Max Borenstein

creator The Terror (Season 2), Untitled Game of Thrones Spinoff, Minority Report (television series); writer Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island, Godzilla 2
Max Borenstein is a screenwriter and director who captures the soul and complexity of richly developed characters. His films push the boundaries while maintaining an authenticity regardless of genre. Borenstein wrote the script for 2014’s blockbuster Godzilla, an epic, contemporary... Read More →
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Kelly Jo Brick

writer Pause, The Jewel in the Woods; contributing writer for Final Draft
Kelly Jo Brick is a television and documentary writer. She wrote the Telly Award-winning film PAUSE and the Frank Lloyd Wright documentary The Jewel In The Woods. Her short film script, Wreckage, is currently in pre-production. Kelly Jo is a contributing writer for Final Draft where... Read More →
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Charmaine DeGraté

writer/producer The 100, Netflix’s Chambers (2019)
Writer/Supervising Producer of The100 and Netflix’s Chambers, set to premiere in 2019.Charmaine DeGraté is a screenwriter and television producer. Currently, Charmaine is writing and producing two television shows: the sixth season of the critically acclaimed science fiction drama... Read More →
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Alison Flierl

writer BoJack Horseman, School of Rock (television series); writer/producer/performer Internet Comment Theater, TV Guide Letter Theater; producer Random Tropical Paradise
ALISON FLIERL is a Writer/Producer/Performer. She co-created and co-starred in the comedy digital series “Internet Comment Theater" for Mashable. Alison wrote for “BoJack Horseman”on Netflix and “School Of Rock” on Nickelodeon. She also served as an Executive Producer o... Read More →
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Colby Gaines

co-creator Pawn Stars
Colby Gaines is an executive producer and founder of Back Roads Entertainment, a New York based content creator specializing in comedy and lifestyle programming.In his role, Gaines is responsible for the company's programming, development and day-to-day operations. Back Roads Entertainment... Read More →
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Aaron Hilliard

writer HBO's Life and Times of Tim, Amazon's BETAS, Producer of Scripted Fiction Audio Series, Audible, Inc.
Aaron Hilliard worked as a television writer/producer for 15 years, working on everything from kids’ shows to hour-long dramas. Alongside his TV day jobs, Aaron’s tiny Yardhill Films production company (www.yardhill.com) has created web series, short films and podcasts. Many of these “shoe string” productions acted as proofs of concept for TV and film development. In 2017, Aaron shifted to the audio world, as a Producer of narrative fiction for Audible, focusing on drama and comedy series... Read More →
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Ali LeRoi

writer/director/producer Everybody Hates Chris, Survivor's Remorse, Are We There Yet? (TV Series)
Ali LeRoi is an Emmy Award-winning writer/director/producer best known for his work on the critically acclaimed series, , “Everybody Hate’s Chris”, and the “Survivor’s Remorse”. Ali has been nominated for five Emmy’s, a Golden Globe, as well as winning two NAACP Image... Read More →
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Ashley Miller

writer Thor, X-MEN: First Class, Big Trouble in Little China; writer/producer Fringe, Black Sails, Film Juror-Narrative Feature
Ashley Edward Miller is a graduate of The College of William and Mary. A writer of both film and television, he began his career as a staff writer on Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda and MGM’s Agent Cody Banks. Most recently in television, Ashley wrote and produced for the second... Read More →
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Grace Moss

Director of Talent Development & Inclusion, NBC Entertainment
Grace Moss is the Director of Entertainment Diversity Initiatives for NBC Entertainment. In this role, she oversees multiple programs that focus on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers and directors of diverse backgrounds, with the objective of getting them staffed... Read More →
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Matt Sazama

creator/executive producer/writer Lost in Space; writer Power Rangers (2017), Gods of Egypt (2016), The Last Witch Hunter (2015), Dracula Untold (2014)
Matt Sazama grew up making live action and animated Super-8 movies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- films whose ambition outstripped their budget while trying to replicate the magic found in the science fiction and fantasy films of the 80s. His love of movies led him to attend New York... Read More →
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Conrad Sun

TV Literary Manager, Meridian Artists
Conrad Sun joined Meridian Artists in 2014 to head their Los Angeles Division. Conrad devotes his efforts toward building the Los Angeles roster, and supporting all of Meridian's LA based clients for both staffing and development. Additionally Conrad works with the Toronto office... Read More →
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Donald Todd

executive producer/showrunner This Is Us, For The People, Mind Games; creator Samantha Who?
Donald Todd is an Executive Producer and Showrunner whose recent TV credits include THIS IS US for NBC, FOR THE PEOPLE for ABC, and SLEEPY HOLLOW at FOX. Besides writing screenplays for Kennedy/Marshall, Curtis Hanson, and many others, Donald has created both drama and comedy for... Read More →
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Aaron Tracy

writer/producer Sequestered, Law & Order SVU, The Tap; host To Live & Dialogue In LA; Faculty, Yale University
Among other TV projects, Aaron’s recently been commissioned to write an FBI drama for Lionsgate; an espionage thriller for Alcon; and an adaptation of legendary author Tom Wolfe’s final novel for EUE/Sokolow.Aaron’s previously written on long-running series, such as Law & Order... Read More →

Friday October 26, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Crail Hall