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Saturday, October 28 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Drafting Dialogue

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Because film and TV are such visual mediums, it’s easy to forget one of your most important storytelling tools: good dialogue. Most of us talk to people every day, so why is putting it on the page so difficult? Join this panel of speech-focused scribes for a conversation on when to “show” and when to “tell”, why dialogue is key to character development, and how it is crucial to shaping the world of your story.

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Erin Hallagan

founder Story Bar; former AFF Creative Director
Erin Hallagan is the founder of Story Bar, an Austin-based multi-disciplinary arts initiative featuring storytelling and the exploration of the human condition through community-driven programming. Prior to Story Bar, Erin served as Creative Director of the Austin Film Festival &... Read More →

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Jason Fuchs

co-writer Wonder Woman, Ice Age: Continental Drift; writer Break My Heart 1000 Times, Pan
Jason, a screenwriter, actor and producer, is best known for co-writing Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), which broke what was then the record internationally for highest grossing animated film, as well as Joe Wright's, Pan (2015). Jason co-wrote Wonder Woman, the newest chapter... Read More →
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David Lowery

writer/director A Ghost Story, Pete's Dragon, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Pioneer; writer Pit Stop
David Lowery is a filmmaker from Texas. His films include Pioneer, St. Nick, Pete's Dragon and A Ghost Story.
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Kay Oyegun

writer This Is Us, Queen Sugar
Katherine (Kay) Oyegun is a drama writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by way of Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently a staffed on the NBC series This Is Us. She previously wrote on the OWN series Queen Sugar, from writer/director, Ava DuVernay. Kay has worked on the ABC series The... Read More →

Saturday October 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
St. David's Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

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