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Sunday, October 29 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Indie Film Track: Splicing the Script

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In the world of cinematic storytelling, the editor is rarely recognized for what they truly are: the unsung and crucially important second screenwriter. Their ability to craft the footage into a cohesive story that captures the project's vision is crucial to the film's success. Join our panel of seasoned editors as they lay out the key considerations to be addressed when syncing, bridging, and slicing a film together.

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Dennis Bishop

Moderator; producer Dexter; Film Chair KD Conservatory, Dallas
Dennis created and is Chair of the Film Program at KD Conservatory, College of Film and Dramatic Arts, Dallas, Texas. KD Conservatory is a fully accredited college offering Associate of Applied Arts Degrees in Acting Performance, Musical Theatre, and Motion Picture Production. A native Texan... Read More →

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Trysta A. Bissett

writer/executive producer/editor Ruin Me; writer A Teacher's Obsession
Trysta A. Bissett is a writer, producer, and editor. She worked for many years as a producer and post production supervisor for SSS Entertainment. She co-produced the feature film WHITE RABBIT, starring Nick Krause (THE DESCENDANTS), Sam Trammell (TRUE BLOOD), and Britt Robertson (TOMORROWLAND). The film won Best Feature at the Catalina Film Festival. She also co-produced the feature thriller ALL MISTAKES BURIED, starring Sam Trammell and Vanessa Ferlito (DEATH PROOF). Her most recent credits include associate producer on BLOOD HEIST, directed by Jenna Cavelle... Read More →
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Bruno Mourral

writer/director Kafou, Kidnapping Inc.
Born on July 18th 1983, Bruno Mourral is a director and producer. While studying film in Paris, he started directing commercials for Blue Mango an advertising agency in Haiti. In 2007, he returned to Haiti where he founded Muska Group, one of the leading company in audiovisual production. Bruno's talent led him to direct more then 50 commercials in the Caribbean and Africa. He won several awards for best commercials in several festivals. Today, Bruno focuses on directing and producing heartfelt movies, he will be... Read More →
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Jay Nelson

Jay Nelson is an award-winning editor known for his creative contribution to national and international commercials, films and videos. Originally from Ohio, Nelson moved to Los Angeles and began his career as a writer and director for the C.A.G. theater company, which soon blossomed into creative work on music videos, television and film. Jay is the Executive Producer, Writer and Editor for the documentary... Read More →
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Nicholas Verso

writer/director/editor Boys In The Trees, The Last Time I Saw Richard
In 2016, Nicholas’ debut feature film, Boys In The Trees, made its world premiere at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival before screening at festivals around the world including Toronto, Busan, Sitges and winning Best Narrative Feature at the Austin Film Festival. The script won the NewDraft Award at NewFest 2011 and was also nominated for two Australian Writers Guild Awards. His short film work... Read More →

Sunday October 29, 2017 11:30am - 12:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Crystal Room

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