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Sunday, October 29 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
A Conversation with Virgil Williams

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Writer and producer Virgil Williams joins AFF2017 as the creator of this year's Centerpiece film Mudbound. Join Virgil for a discussion on transitioning from writing for film and television.

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Matt Dy

moderator; Screenplay/Teleplay Director Austin Film Festival


Virgil Williams

co-writer Mudbound;
MUDBOUND marks Virgil Williams’ first feature film as screenwriter. Williams has an extensive resume in television, having served as writer and producer on such acclaimed shows as ER, THE CHICAGO CODE and 24. Most recently, Williams wrote and executive produced for six seasons of the long running hit CBS show CRIMINAL MINDS. Earlier this year, he signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television to develop new series for broadcast, cable and streaming services. Williams was born and raised in Chicago, and often applies his experiences growing up as a bi-racial kid in a city with a notoriously long history of racial tension to his scripts. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Virgil Williams was born and raised in Chicago, and credits the... Read More →

Sunday October 29, 2017 11:30am - 12:45pm
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room

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