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Friday, October 27 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
*Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Television

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*Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft and business of writing for television. How do you break in? What is the dynamic in a writers’ room and the difference between various jobs involved? How is the changing landscape of television affecting the role of a writer? This roundtable session offers registrants exclusive access to TV writers, producers, showrunners, and executives in an informal setting. Come prepared with questions that focus on the importance of both the creative and business sides of breaking into and writing for television.
*This Roundtable requires advance registration at the Roundtable Sign-up Table in the Driskill Mezzanine; the Roundtable takes place at St. David’s Episcopal Church’s Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street. Only one roundtable sign-up slot per registrant. Registrants must have the day-appropriate badge.


ROUNDTABLE SIGN UP HOURS:
Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 25 | 12:00PM–5:00PM
Thursday, October 26 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Friday, October 27 | 8:30AM–5:00PM
Saturday, October 28 | 8:30AM–3:00PM

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Panelists
avatar for Alex Creasia

Alex Creasia

Literary Manager / Producer
Prior to joining Pathfinder Media, Alex ventured to start his own literary management company, Vol. Unlimited Entertainment. It was there he, learned to scout and foster emerging and established writers and directors. Before his time in management, Alex worked at Ryan Murphy Productions as an Executive Assistant to Creative Executive where they produced such notable shows as Glee... Read More →
avatar for Bob Dearden

Bob Dearden

writer iZombie, Play It Again, Dick
Bob Dearden is a former forestry worker and decorated free-throw shooter hailing from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He received an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2013, and currently works as a writer for The CW’s iZombie.
avatar for Alison Flierl

Alison Flierl

writer BoJack Horseman, School of Rock (television show); writer/producer/performer Internet Comment Theater; producer Random Tropical Paradise
Alison Flierl is a Writer/Producer/Performer. She co-created and co-stars in the new comedy digital series Internet Comment Theater for Mashable. Alison wrote for Season 2 and 3 of BoJack Horseman on Netflix and is currently writing for Season 3 of School of Rock on Nickelodeon... Read More →
avatar for Chelsea Friedland

Chelsea Friedland

VP of Development, Seven Bucks Productions
In her current role, Friedland oversees the development of new projects and works closely with Seven Bucks Digital Studios, the digital arm of Seven Bucks Prods, to identify long form opportunities in the digital space. Prior to joining Seven Bucks Productions, Friedland served as the Director of Development for Red Bull TV, part of the first team responsible for creating original content for Red... Read More →
avatar for Ajay Kishore

Ajay Kishore

Founder/CEO of Stareable
Ajay Kishore is the founder and CEO of Stareable, the largest community of web series creators and fans. He is a fellow at the Made in NY Media Center, serves on the jury for digital content at Series Fest and Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival, advises Tribeca Film Festival’s di... Read More →
avatar for Richard Lowe

Richard Lowe

writer Walk The Prank, Dr. Ken; editor The Good Fight
Richard Lowe spent most of his childhood in a grocery store learning how to stock shelves,bag food, and butcher meat, as he was the presumed heir of a multi-generational family business started by Chinese immigrants. However, after graduating from UCLA with a degree in film and T... Read More →
avatar for Britta Lundin

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 com... Read More →
avatar for Tim McKeon

Tim McKeon

co-creator/showrunner PBS Kids Odd Squad
Tim McKeon is a three-time Emmy winning writer. He is currently co-creator and showrunner for the PBS KIDS show Odd Squad and the spin-off webseries Oddtube. Other writing credits include Disney’s Gravity Falls, Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and Amazon’s Will vs The Futu... Read More →
avatar for LaToya Morgan

LaToya Morgan

writer/producer Into the Badlands, Turn: Washington's Spies, Carried By Six
Born and raised in Los Angeles, LaToya Morgan is a graduate of the American Film Institute Conservatory where she received a MFA in Screenwriting. She’s an alumna of several prestigious fellowships including the Warner Bros. Television Writers’ Workshop, the Producers Guild P... Read More →
avatar for Grace Moss

Grace Moss

Director, Talent Development & Inclusion, NBC Entertainment
Grace Moss is the Director of Entertainment Diversity Initiatives for NBC Entertainment. In this role, she oversees multiple programs that focus on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers and directors of diverse backgrounds, with the objective of getting them st... Read More →
avatar for Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeck

THERESA REBECK is a prolific writer with success spanning theater, television, film, and | literature. She has been named one of the 150 Fearless Women in the World by Newsweek and The New York Times has referred to her as “one of her generation’s major talents.” | She is best known for her plays Seminar and Mauritius, which both premiered on Broadway, | and her earlier works Spike Heels, Bad Dates and Omnium Gatherum, (Pulitzer Finalist, cowritten with Alex Gersten) and her TV show Smash. | | Additional theater credits include Dead Accounts (Music Box Theatre); The Scene, The... Read More →
avatar for Brad Silberling

Brad Silberling

Director/Writer/Producer Brad Silberling is proud to bring audiences his latest motion picture, the suspense drama AN ORDINARY MAN starring Ben Kingsley.   His prior features include CITY OF ANGELS starring Meg Ryan and Nicholas Cage, MOONLIGHT MILE, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon; LEMONY... Read More →
avatar for Ray Utarnachitt

Ray Utarnachitt

writer DC's Legends of Tomorrow, The Tomorrow People, Person of Interest
Ray Utarnachitt is currently a writer/producer on DC’S Legends of Tomorrow. He is a Michigan native and like any good Asian student, was pre-med at the University of Michigan for 3 years. Much to his parents’ dismay, he switched tracks and graduated with a Film degree. Ray br... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Windsor

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 Warner Bros. new digital content brand Stage13, overseeing the critically acclaimed short-form digital series Snatchers, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and launched on... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm
St. David's Episcopal Church, Crail Hall

Attendees (89)