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Friday, October 27 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Indie Film Track: Big Stories in Small Packages

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Composing an engaging story with clear characterization, dialogue, and structure is challenging when creating a feature film. Now imagine successfully placing these nuanced elements into a half-hour or less. You now understand the challenge of crafting the perfect short film script. To learn tips, tricks, and strategies for brewing the right storytelling potion, come hear from our panel of experienced short film filmmakers.

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Ashland Viscosi

moderator; founder Creatives Meet Business
Ashland founded Creatives Meet Business (CMB), an event and podcast series in Austin for creatives of all disciplines to define themselves as “artists” and “creatives” AND “small business owners” and “entrepreneurs.” The event series helps creatives – filmmakers... Read More →

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Liz Cairns

director His Name is Willy; writer/director My Favourite Season, Withering Heights, Sad Bear
Liz Cairns is a director from Vancouver, BC and a graduate of the Director’s Lab at the Canadian Film Centre. Her films have played at festivals internationally, including the TIFF, Austin Film Festival, Interfilm Berlin, Female Eye Film Festival and VIFF. Programmer Curtis Woloschukcommented on... 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 com... Read More →
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Gabrielle Shepard

writer/director Queen, Candid; producer Electrogenesis, The Homecoming
Gabrielle Shepard is a Writer, Director and Producer based in Los Angeles, California.  | | She earned an MFA in Film and Television Producing at Chapman University where she also studied Screenwriting and Directing. Her projects have been programmed in various film festivals including: Cannes Short Film Corner, Austin Film Festival and Pan African Film Festival... Read More →

Friday October 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room

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