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Thursday, October 26 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Alternative Ways to Break In

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While the doorways to Hollywood are narrow, with lots of writers trying to squeeze through, the reality is the industry is changing and the old processes are no longer the only ways to find success. Come and listen as panelists share the creative pathways they found and forged that lead to the success they’ve experienced.

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Erin Hallagan

founder Story Bar; former AFF Creative Director
Erin Hallagan is the founder of Story Bar, an Austin-based multi-disciplinary arts initiative featuring storytelling and the exploration of the human condition through community-driven programming. Prior to Story Bar, Erin served as Creative Director of the Austin Film Festival &... Read More →

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Jenny Turner Hall

executive producer/writer/director The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel
Jenny Turner Hall (jennyturnerhall.com) is a Peabody Award recipient and an irrepressible storyteller with a DIY spirit. She writes, produces, and performs stories in almost every genre. She is currently an executive producer, writer, and director of The Unexplainable Disappearan... Read More →
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Jardine Libaire

writer/author White Fur
Jardine Libaire got her MFA in Writing from the University of Michigan. Her sixth novel White Fur (Hogarth), published in May 2017, was an Amazon Best Book, a Barnes + Noble Discover, and a Book of the Month selection; the television-series adaptation of White Fur she wrote for FilmNation Entertainment just landed a home at Amazon Studios where she continues to develop it. She also just wrote and published a documentary book with photographer Phyllis B... Read More →
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Jono Matt

co-writer Captain Planet
Jono Matt (who's totally writing this bio, but is still going to speak in the third person) is currently working on the live-action reboot of Captain Planet. He met his writing partner, Glen Powell, when they both snuck into the Golden Globes. Jono worked as a director's assistan... Read More →

Thursday October 26, 2017 2:45pm - 4:00pm
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room

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