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Friday, October 27 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Demystifying the Development Process

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Development can be a confusing time. What exactly goes into development, who’s involved, and how can a writer best prepare for the process? Join a panel of executives as they shed light on the development process.

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Scott Richter

moderator; President, Richter Scale Media
Scott M. Richter is a multiple award winning WGA writer, producer, director,attorney and founder of Richter Scale Media, his Los Angeles based production company. In addition to having written for TV, film and digital media, Scott has practiced law in both Florida and California... Read More →

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Bryan Furst

President of Film and Television, Skybound Entertainment
Bryan Furst is the Co-President of TV and Film at Skybound Entertainment, a title he shares with brother Sean Furst. At Skybound, Bryan has leveraged the company’s vast library of IP to build a robust slate of film and television projects. He and his brother collaborate with the... Read More →
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Jenny Marchick

Senior Vice President, Sony Pictures Animation
As Senior Vice President of Development for Sony Pictures Animation, Jenny Marchick is responsible for the creative supervision of a number of upcoming features for the studio, from inception to script through production.Her upcoming films include The Star, a faith-based feature directed... Read More →
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Ashley Strumwasser

Director of Development, Hello Sunshine
Ashley Strumwasser is a Director of Development at Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s company dedicated to telling female-driven stories across all platforms. Prior to Hello Sunshine, Ashley was a creative executive to the director James Griffiths, who has an overall deal at ABC... Read More →

Friday October 27, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room