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Friday, October 14 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Semifinalists and Above Panel: Your Team Behind the Scenes

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A lot of writers will tell you how important it is to have your behind-the-scenes team, but who exactly do you need in the corner? As a writer, how do you facilitate this? How do you know what kind of representation or legal help is right for you? Join a writer, manager, and attorney as they discuss the anatomy of their specific relationship, what to expect, and how this can translate your to own career.

This panel is open to Semifinalists and above only.

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Scott Richter

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. Scott... Read More →

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Stephen Clark

Partner at Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler & Feldman
Stephen Clark is a partner in the West Hollywood, CA entertainment law firm, Lichter, Grossman, et al.  For over 16 years, he has represented a diverse group of writers, directors, actors and producers in film and television.  His extensive experience includes a wide variety of... Read More →
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Aaron Kaplan

Manager Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment
Aaron Kaplan, founding partner of Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment spent the first 22 years of his life in Chicago. After graduating from Northwestern University he came up through the UTA Trainee Program, where he and fellow UTA trainee Sean Perrone recognized the need for forward-thinking... Read More →
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Chris Sparling

writer Buried, The Sea of Trees, ATM; writer/director Mercy, The Atticus Institute
Chris Sparling wrote the 2010 film BURIED starring Ryan Reynolds, for which he won "Best Original Screenplay" from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. His Black List script, ATM, was produced by Gold Circle Films and released by IFC Films in 2012. His feature directing... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Crystal Room