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Sunday, October 29 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Young Filmmakers Panel: Finding Your Voice

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How do you know what kind of story is right for you? Knowing your voice can strengthen your writing even before the pen touches the page. This panel goes beyond ‘writing what you know’ to discuss how voice can be used as a tool in any genre. Writers will discuss finding, developing, and honing your writing voice.

Moderators
avatar for Greg Garrett

Greg Garrett

moderator; author; Professor, Baylor University
Greg Garrett has been a panelist and moderator at the Austin Film Festival for more than fifteen years. At the Festival, he has interviewed luminaries such as Lawrence Kasdan, James Hart, and Damon Lindelof, and led conversations on craft, genre, adaptation, and narrative. Himsel... Read More →

Panelists
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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 i... Read More →
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Doug Jung

writer Star Trek Beyond, God Particle, Big Love, Banshee
After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Doug Jung’s first feature was Confidence starring Ed Burns and Dustin Hoffman. He’s written extensively for television as well as film, including HBO’s Big Love and as co-creator of TNT’s Dark Blue. Star Trek Beyond... Read More →
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Lauren Shippen

writer/creator The Bright Sessions
Lauren Shippen is the writer and creator of the science fiction podcast, The Bright Sessions. Since its debut in November of 2015, the podcast has won numerous awards, was named iTunes Best of 2016 and has been featured in Vox, Popular Science, Wired, The London Evening Standard... Read More →


Sunday October 29, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room

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