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Saturday, October 27 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Second Rounders Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television

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Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of screenwriting. This session offers Second Rounds from the Screenplay Competition exclusive access to writers, executives, studio reps, agents, managers, producers, and attorneys in an informal setting. Take advantage of this invaluable opportunity to ask those burning questions: What’s the best way to overcome writer’s block? Or risk a taking a new direction after established success? How do I find representation? Are studios buying spec scripts? What are emerging trends in the industry? Don’t miss your chance to ask all this and more without being charged by the hour or forgoing a percentage of your script sale.

*This roundtable is open to Second Rounders only.

Roundtables required advance sign-up through the Screenplay Department.

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Asmara Bhattacharya

creator Middle of Snowhere webseries; writer Stone; script reader
Asmara Bhattacharya is a filmmaker, playwright, script reader for production companies and competitions, and screener for film festivals. She has a dozen shorts to her name as everything from director to producer to camera operator. An avid skier, she created the outdoor adventure... 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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Andrea Ciannavei

writer Mayans MC, The Path, American Odyssey, Copper, Borgia
Andrea Ciannavei is a TV writer and playwright in Los Angeles. TV: Mayans MC (FX), The Path (Hulu), American Odyssey (NBC Universal), Copper (BBC America), Borgia (Tom Fontana, Executive Producer, Atlantique Creations SASU). Plays include Pretty Chin Up produced at LAByrinth Theater... Read More →
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Rick Dugdale

President, Enderby Entertainment; producer Intrigo Anthology, An Ordinary Man, Blackway
Rick Dugdale is the President and CEO of Enderby Entertainment, a film finance and production company founded in 2006 by Dugdale and his filmmaking partner, Daniel Petrie, Jr. Dugdale oversees all aspects of Enderby Entertainment’s business, finance and production and spearheads... Read More →
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Julia Glausi

Junior Development & Production Executive, Endgame Entertainment; producer Fail State; junior executive The Old Man & The Gun, Last Chance U, Come Sunday, The Discovery, Film Juror-Student Short
Julia Glausi is a junior development and production executive at Endgame Entertainment (The Old Man & The Gun, Come Sunday, Last Chance U,) and most recently produced the political feature documentary, Fail State, alongside news legend, Dan Rather. Fail State premiered at Austin Film... Read More →
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Daniela Gonzalez

Literary Manager, Circle of Confusion
Daniela Gonzalez is a literary manager at Circle of Confusion, a feature film & television production and management company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Daniela identifies as a TCI – a third culture individual: Venezuelan-born, with a childhood in South East Asia... Read More →
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Jen Gunnels

Editor, Tor Books; co-founder Tor Labs
JEN GUNNELS is an editor at Tor Books, where her authors include L. E. Modesitt, Jr., Richard Baker, Kit Reed, Emily Davenport, and F. Paul Wilson. Before coming to Tor she served as dramatic critic and Theater Editor for the Hugo nominated New York Review of Science Fiction and... Read More →
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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 →
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David Iserson

writer/producer The Spy Who Dumped Me, Mad Men, New Girl, Mr. Robot
David Iserson is a screen and television writer/producer originally from Freehold, New Jersey and a graduate of Northwestern University. He is the co-writer and executive producer of the 2018 film, THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME. His TV credits include MAD MEN, MR. ROBOT, GRAVES, MOZART IN... Read More →
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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 →
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Donald Petrie

Donald is probably best known for the hit comedies How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey for Paramount Pictures, and Miss Congeniality starring Sandra Bullock, for Warner Bros., not to mention the holiday hit Grumpy Old Men starring Jack Lemmon... Read More →
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Ross Saxon

Head of Development, Braven Films, executive on production Magic Magic
A graduate of the Film Program at Bard College where his studies included work under acclaimed indie director Kelly Reichardt, his thesis was short listed for the Adolphus Mekas Award for best screenplay. He began his career working on film sets across NY, learning the administrative... Read More →
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Ray Utarnachitt

writer DC's Legends of Tomorrow, The Tomorrow People, Person of Interest
Ray Utarnachitt is currently a writer/producer  on DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW. He is a Michigan native and like any good Asian student, was pre-med at the University of Michigan for 3 years. Much to his parents’ dismay, he switched tracks and graduated with a Film degree. Ray broke... Read More →

Saturday October 27, 2018 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Sumners Hall