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Saturday, October 27 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Inside the Writers' Room: Lost in Space

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Join Lost In Space creators Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless as they breakdown the process of writing a sci-fi show, showrunning a Netflix series, and how they balance staying true to the original series while bringing fresh and engaging concepts to their adaptation.

Moderators
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Harrison Glaser

moderator; AFF Film Competition Director

Panelists
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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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Burk Sharpless

creator/executive producer/writer Lost in Space; writer Power Rangers (2017), Gods of Egypt (2016), The Last Witch Hunter (2015), Dracula Untold (2014)
Burk Sharpless grew up writing science fiction stories and drawing comic books for his friends, it never really occurred to him that might be his true calling. Hailing from an academic family, he wanted to do something appropriately erudite and high-brow. After graduating in philosophy... Read More →

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Saturday October 27, 2018 10:45am - 12:00pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Bethell Hall

Attendees (70)