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Sunday, October 29 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Maintaining Your Voice: Television

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When working in a heavily regulated medium such as television, your voice can easily be lost in the stream of network notes and revisions. This panel will discuss the importance of collaboration in the writers room, how to keep your voice relevant, and how to portray your story with as little limitations as possible.

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Courtenay Hameister

host/head writer PRI's Live Wire Radio 2003-2015; co-writer of The Benefits of Gusbandry (web series)
For nine years, Courtenay Hameister was the host and head writer for Live Wire, a nationally-syndicated live public radio variety show distributed by Public Radio International. She's interviewed over 500 filmmakers, screenwriters, comics and other creative makers including Bob Odenkirk... Read More →

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Chuck Hayward

writer Dear White People (television show), Fat Camp, Step Sisters,Cooper Barrett's Guide To Surviving Life
Chuck Hayward writes things. Occasionally they’re funny. But sometimes they’re just grocery lists or Yelp reviews. Every morning he wakes up and asks, “How can I mine the depths of my dysfunction for the amusement of others?” Every night he goes to sleep and asks, “Is it... Read More →
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Britta Lundin

writer Riverdale; author Ship It (2018), Riverdale (comic)
Britta Lundin is a writer on Riverdale on the CW. Her debut YA novel Ship It, will be published by Freeform Books in 2018, it is based on her script by the same name which won The Bitch List for the best Bechdel Test-passing screenplays. She has also written for the Riverdale comic... Read More →
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Anthony Sparks

co-executive producer Queen Sugar; writer/producer, The Blacklist, Undercovers
Anthony Sparks is an award winning television writer-producer and a cutting edge scholar of media, performance, and African American studies. Originally from Chicago’s South Side, Anthony has worked on multiple television drama series over the last 15 seasons, including "The Blacklist... Read More →
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Jen Statsky

writer/producer Broad City, The Good Place, Parks and Recreation, Lady Dynamite
Jen Statsky is currently a Writer/Producer on The Good Place for NBC and Broad City for Comedy Central. Prior to that, she was an executive story editor on Parks & Recreation for NBC and Lady Dynamite for Netflix. Jen has also worked as a staff writer on HBO's Hello Ladies, Comedy... Read More →

Sunday October 29, 2017 1:15pm - 2:30pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room