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Sunday, October 28 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
The Scare Tactic: Writing Horror

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What makes a great horror movie? Join this discussion to learn about the differences between a forgettable B-movie and a horror icon.

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Paul Alvarado-Dykstra

Paul co-founded Fantastic Fest, and has worked with Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, Emmy-nominated producer Scott Carter, and Oscar-nominated documentarian Frances Reid in development and/or production. As producer, current projects in development include an animated feature... Read More →

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C. Robert Cargill

C. Robert Cargill is a novelist, former film critic, and a screenwriter on Marvel’s Doctor Strange and both of the Sinister films. His recent novel Sea of Rust was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He lives and works here in Austin, TX.
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Alvaro Rodriguez

writer From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series; co-creator/executive producer Seis Manos
Born and raised along the Texas-Mexico border, Alvaro Rodriguez is executive producer/co-creator of Seis Manos, a Netflix original adult-animated series, currently in production in cooperation with Powerhouse Animation and Viz Media for release in 2019. A coming-of-age feature set... Read More →
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Andrew Kevin Walker

writer Se7en, Sleepy Hollow, Nerdland
Andrew Kevin Walker wrote Se7en, Brainscan, Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow, and rewrote THE GAME and Fight Club. He’s written for HBO's Tales from the Crypt and Perversions of Science, and wrote the short films The Followand Ambush for the BMW film series, The Hire. His script treatment... Read More →


Sunday October 28, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT
800 Congress 800 Congress Avenue