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Friday, October 14 • 9:00am - 10:15am
The Mister Behind Sister, Sister and Kenan & Kel: A Conversation with Kim Bass

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Kids of the ‘90s owe a world of thanks to Kim Bass, for without him, television sets across the nation would be void of some of the most entertaining content. Responsible for creating the beloved characters Tia, Tamera, Kenan, and Kel, Bass has since left television to run his own independent film production company. Don’t miss this intimate exploration of Bass’ adept ability to bridge racial gaps in his stories, and why he chose to embark upon the atypical transition from television to movies.

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Cindy McCreery

Moderator; writer Free Willy: Escape From Pirate's Cove, Steven King's Haven, Seventh Day, Parker; Disney/ABC Feature Writing Fellow; Professor UT Austin
Cindy McCreery is an Assistant Professor of Screenwriting in the Department of Radio-TV-Film at The University of Texas at Austin.  Previously she taught screenwriting at UC Santa Barbara and The UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting.  She is a graduate of the Walt Disney/ABC... Read More →

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Kim Bass

writer In Living Color, Sister, Sister, Kenan & Kel; writer/director Kill Speed, Day of Days (2016)
Kim Bass—is an Emmy-nominated, screenplay and teleplay writer who became a member of the Writers Guild of America West in 1989 after selling sketch comedy material to the HBO news parody show, Not Necessarily The News and optioning his first screenplay.  Also in 1989 Mr. Bass... Read More →


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