Saturday, October 27 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
*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 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

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Wes Brown

writer Preacher, The Son, Fear The Walking Dead
Wes’s script Ascension won the AMC 1-Hour Drama Pilot award in 2014. Soon after, he signed with UTA and LBI Entertainment and attached an Oscar-winning producer to Ascension. Since then, he has written for a number of shows for AMC and Sony.Wes was born and raised in Shreveport... 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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Matt Goldich

writer Late Night with Seth Meyers; co-host Sorry I’ve Been So Busy podcast; stand-up comedian
Matt Goldich is currently a staff writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers, for which he has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards.He has also been a writer for the Late Show with David Letterman, the Emmy Awards, the Golden Globes, The Jeselnik Offensive, The Ellen DeGeneres... Read More →
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Amy Johnson

writer Tyrant, The Long Road Home, Messiah & Nightflyers
Born in Australia, transplanted to Northern California aged three, Amy has always loved telling stories (one of her earliest masterpieces was a tale of Freddy Krueger written in pink marker). Even so, she took a small (decade-long) detour to work in the Mental Health Field before... Read More →
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Charles Kim

writer Heroes, Ben 10; comic book writer
Chuck Kim got his revenge on his Korean immigrant parents for burning his comic book collection and not allowing him to watch TV—by becoming a writer in both television and comic books.At the age of seven, Chuck was allowed to pick his “Western” name, picking Charlie after “Snoopy... Read More →
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Jarrett Lambo

showrunner/executive producer National Geographic, Discovery, 60 Days In, Moonshiners, Released, My 600 LB Life, Live Free or Die; producer America's Got Talent, Jersey Shore
Jarrett Lambo is currently the SVP Development for Megalomedia. Prior to joining Megalomedia, Jarrett was SVP of current series at Lucky 8 where he executive produced the groundbreaking series 60 Days In, Behind Bars: Rookie Year, and Released - a documentary series commissioned... Read More →
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Raamla Mohamed

writer/supervising producer Scandal
Raamla Mohamed was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from Columbia University, Raamla went on to receive her MFA in Writing for Film and Television at the University of Southern California. Not long after graduating, Raamla worked on "Grey's Anatomy” and "Off the... Read More →
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Susan O'Connor

Story Consultant, Netflix; Lead Writer, Torn (PlayStation VR); Story Consultant, Batman (Telltale); Lead Writer, Star Wars 1313 (LucasArts); Story Consultant, Dishonored 2 (Bethesda); Writer, Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics); Lead Writer, Far Cry 2 (Ubisoft); Writer, BioShock (2K)
Susan O'Connor tells stories for a living. Award-winning titles in her portfolio (including BioShock, Far Cry 2, and Tomb Raider) have sold over 30 million copies and generated over half a billion dollars in sales. She also teaches a course in interactive storytelling at UT Austin... Read More →
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Emre Ozprincci

writer The Protector
Emre Ozpirincci is a staff writer on the Netflix Original Series THE PROTECTOR (airing November 2018), for which he wrote 3 episodes.Emre's writing has garnered accolades in the TV, Film & Theater worlds. His comedy feature script HOW TO WRITE A ROMANTIC COMEDY won Best Screenplay... Read More →
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Yasemin Yilmaz

writer The Protector, The Exorcist; co-writer Lalo's House
Yasemin Yilmaz goes where the story takes her. She was born in Turkey and immigrated to California with her family when she was fourteen years old. A hundred episodes of Pokémon, four Harry Potter novels, and six months later, she spoke English like a native. Being bicultural, Yasemin... Read More →

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