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Saturday, October 27 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
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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Taylor Allen

writer/executive producer Chappaquiddick; editor The Simpsons
Taylor Allen is a writer and an editor living in lovely Los Angeles, California. In 2015, Taylor co-wrote Chappaquiddick with his writing and producing partner Andrew Logan. The script earned them a spot on The Black List (and also got him blacklisted from some presumably wonderful... Read More →
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Felicia D. Henderson

writer/executive producer Empire, Marvel's The Punisher, The Quad, Gossip Girl
FELICIA D. HENDERSON is the award-winning creator of the landmark Showtime Network hit Soul Food: the series, television’s first successful drama featuring African Americans. Currently, Felicia co-executive produces the Netflix adaptation of Marvel’s The Punisher and has signed... Read More →
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Brett-Patrick Jenkins

Head of Development/Executive Producer, Propagate Content; Lore, Haunted, In Search Of, Up & Vanished
Brett-Patrick Jenkins is a Critic’s Choice award winning producer and television executive based in Los Angeles, and the Head of Development at Propagate Content. After studying art at the University of Texas at Austin, Brett-Patrick joined Rick Baker’s Cinovation Studios and... Read More →
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Adam Kolbrenner

producer Prisoners, Deadfall; Literary Manager, Madhouse Entertainment
Adam Kolbrenner is co-founder of Madhouse Entertainment, a literary management and production company based in Century City, CA. Since its inception in 2006, Madhouse has built its reputation on developing and producing the highest quality of writers and projects for both feature... Read More →
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Angela C. Lee

Artist Development Manager, Film Independent
Angela C. Lee is the Senior Manager of Artist Development at Film Independent where she oversees the selection process and curriculum for the Filmmaker Labs program, including the Screenwriting, Directing, Episodic, and Producing Labs and the Fast Track Finance Market.Angela is also... Read More →
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Andrew Logan

writer/executive producer Chappaquiddick
Andrew Logan is a writer and producer based in Austin, TX. As a writer, Andrew was listed on the 2015 Black List for the screenplay he co-wrote called Chappaquiddick, a political thriller that chronicles the true story of what is described as the seven most dramatic days of Senator... Read More →
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Jeff Lowell

writer/producer John Tucker Must Die, Sports Night, Two & A Half Men, The Ranch, Cybill, Just Shoot Me
Jeff Lowell has written, produced and directed features and television for more than twenty years. In TV, he's worked on such shows as Two and a Half Men, Sports Night, Just Shoot Me, Spin City, Cybill, Drew Carey, The George Carlin Show, Manhattan Love Story and The Ranch. On the... Read More →
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Jill Risk

Jill is a native Los Angelino that began her career at Tom Hank’s Production company, Playtone. From there she moved into the Bad Robot world where she worked her way up from assistant to Post Producer on Fringe, and she continued as Producer on Believe and 11/22/63. It was on 11/22/63... Read More →
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Amanda Jo Smith

Feature Literary Coordinator, The Gersh Agency
As both a Los Angeles native and cinephile, Amanda Jo is thrilled to be working as the feature literary coordinator at The Gersh Agency.  She began her career at Gersh in 2015 working for literary/below-the line agent and co-president of the agency, David Gersh.  Amanda graduated... Read More →
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Meta Valentic

executive producer The Donors; producer Trying Urbania; assistant director Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Castle, Bones, Lost
Meta Valentic began her career as the youngest member of the DGA Assistant Director's Training Program. Her assistant director credits include Nixon, Castle, Lost, Bones, and the Emmy and Golden Globe winning musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Meta has produced 5 independent feature... Read More →
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Rebecca Windsor

Director, Warner Bros. Television Workshop
Rebecca Windsor is the Director of the Warner Bros. Television Workshop, the premier writing and directing program for professionals looking to start and/or further their careers in television.  As an extension of her role developing new talent, Rebecca was recruited to help launch... Read More →

Saturday October 27, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Crail Hall