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Saturday, October 27 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Playwrights in the Writers Room

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Sit down for a conversation that ventures off the screen, onto the stage, and then back again. Featuring a panel of writers who have worked in theater, film, and television, this discussion will pull back the proverbial curtain on ways their experiences as playwrights have positively affected their craft as screenwriters.

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Travis Broughton

Marketing Director, Austin Film Festival, Austin Film Festival

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Bridget Carpenter

creator/showrunner 11.22.63; writer/co-executive producer Friday Night Lights, Parenthood; writer/consulting producer Westworld
Television writer, film writer, producer and playwright, Carpenter created the miniseries 11.22.63 for Bad Robot and Hulu from Stephen King’s bestselling novel. 11.22.63 premiered at the Sundance Festival, was nominated for a Writers Guild Award, and won the Saturn Award for Best... Read More →
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Peter Mattei

creator/showrunner Outsiders; novelist, playwright, director
Peter Mattei is a screenwriter, novelist, director and cable series creator/showrunner. His critically-acclaimed one-hour series OUTSIDERS ran for two seasons on WGN and Hulu and was rated among the top 20 cable series in 2016/17, with up to 4 million viewers per episode. He also... Read More →

Saturday October 27, 2018 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Assembly Room