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Thursday, October 13 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
How to Work the Conference

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The AFF Conference is a great place to mingle and learn – that person sitting next to you could be a life-changing contact. Although the schedule can be intimidating, this panel featuring seasoned festival attendees is here to help. Join this discussion on everything from networking to pitching to where the closest restroom can be found. Find out how to maximize your Badge and your time here at the Conference!

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Matt Dy

Moderator; Screenplay/Teleplay Director Austin Film Festival

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Greg Beal

Director of the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Since 1989, Greg Beal has administered the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting program. Over the past 18 months, he has written articles for Written By magazine. Prior to joining the Academy, Beal coordinated programs at the AFI and taught film and screenwriting at Syracuse University. The recipient of a WGA East screenwriting fellowship, he wrote several screenplays on assignment, and wrote and directed several short films. He... Read More →
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Kelly Jo Brick

writer Pause, The Jewel in the Woods; contributing editor TVWriter.com
Kelly Jo Brick is a television and documentary writer and producer.  She wrote the Telly Award-winning film PAUSE and the Frank Lloyd Wright documentary The Jewel In The Woods.  She is a Contributing Editor for TVWriter.com where she writes an interview series, The Write Path, that highlights how writers got their start in the industry.  A Sundance Fellow and member of Women In Film-LA, Kelly Jo is a graduate of the University of... Read More →
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Kevin Hamedani

Moderator; co-writer/director ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction, Junk
Kevin Hamedani began his filmmaking career with the feature ZMD: ZOMBIES OF MASS DESTRUCTION. Produced by Academy Award nominee John Sinno (IRAQ IN FRAGMENTS) the film went on to receive critical acclaim showing in film festivals worldwide.  ZMD was acquired by Lions Gate and premiered theatrically in January, 2010. In 2013 Hamedani’s second feature, JUNK was acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures and received a... Read More →

Thursday October 13, 2016 1:00pm - 2:15pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

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