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Saturday, October 28 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Write, Camera, Action!

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Action sells! It delights! But without a good story to support it, it totally bombs. Even the most intricately choreographed chase sequence that romps across rooftops and cavorts through construction sites is only really effective if it furthers the story. In this action-packed panel, writers will address the importance of tension and pacing, plot twists and back kicks, believability and motivations, and how to convey all of this within the margins of your screenplay.

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Keith Maitland

director/producer TOWER, A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story
Keith Maitland has made three feature documentaries in the last ten years -- TOWER, an animated doc about a mass shooting in Austin, TX in 1966; A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story, a music doc featuring Willie Nelson, Beck, and dozens of other musicians who have graced the ACL stage; and the Emmy-nominated The Eyes of Me, a year in the life of four blind... Read More →

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Christina Hodson

writer Transformers: Bumblebee (2018)
Christina Hodson transitioned from development executive to screenwriter in 2012 and has started to make a name for herself writing muscular, female-driven stories in traditionally male-dominated genres. | | Her first three spec scripts featured on the Black List three years in a row. One of these was the female-driven action sci-fi THE EDEN PROJECT, which sold in a bidding war to Sony. Shortly thereafter, she was hired to write THE FUGITIVE reboot for Warner Bros. | | In 2015, she participated in the TRANSFORMERS writers room for Paramount/Hasbro and was subsequently hired to write the BUMBLEBEE stand-alone movie. Hailee Steinfeld is starring and Travis Knight (KUBO... Read More →
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Erich Hoeber

writer Battleship, Red & Red 2, Meg (2018), Happytime Murders (2018), Naruto (2019)
Screenwriting brothers Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber have worked in a diverse array of genres and formats during their 20-year stint in Hollywood. First gaining traction with the 1998 Sundance hit Montana, the team began aprolific run in features, animation, and graphic novels,writ... Read More →
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Scott Rosenberg

writer High Fidelity, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Con Air, Beautiful Girls
Scott Rosenberg has written the screenplays Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Beautiful Girls, Con Air, Disturbing Behavior, Gone in 60 Seconds, and Highway.He co-wrote High Fidelity and Kangaroo Jack. As well as created and produced the Showtime series, Going to Californi... Read More →

Saturday October 28, 2017 2:45pm - 4:00pm
St. David's Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

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