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Sunday, October 28 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
A Conversation with William Broyles

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Critically-acclaimed screenwriter William Broyles sits down to discuss his career in television and film. After a beginning in journalism, Broyles made the move to the entertainment industry. He quickly found major success with films like Cast Away, Apollo 13, and Jarhead as well success in television with China Beach and SIX. Join us for this panel to hear from Broyles on his life as a screenwriter and lessons he’s learned on his unique journey.

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Barbara Morgan

Executive Director, Austin Film Festival

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William Broyles

co-creator Six; writer Cast Away, Apollo 13, The Polar Express, Unfaithful, Jarhead, China Beach
Bill Broyles grew up in Baytown, Texas, attended Rice University and Oxford University, worked in the civil rights movement, and finished out the Sixties as a Marine infantry lieutenant in Vietnam. As a journalist he was the founding editor of Texas Monthly and editor-in-chief of... Read More →


Sunday October 28, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Ballroom