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Friday, October 14 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Young Filmmakers Program: Pitch #1

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This session is for the Young Filmmakers Program only.

The student pitch sessions give high school students the opportunity to pitch their best ideas to industry professionals and receive feedback in an encouraging setting, while learning more about the art of the pitch.

Panelists
avatar for Jennifer Howell

Jennifer Howell

Head of Feature Development at Dreamworks Animation
Jennifer Howell is a Senior Level Film and Television Creative Executive with a wide range of experience developing material, creating partnerships, leading teams of other executives, writers, and producers for nearly 20 years. Howell currently serves as the Head of Feature Development at Dreamworks Animation, a motion picture studio which has so far released 32 feature films, including the franchises Shrek, Madagascar, How To Train Your Dragon... Read More →
avatar for Cindy McCreery

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 Feature Writing Fellowship program and has sold feature projects to New Line Cinema, Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel... Read More →
avatar for Tiffany Paulsen

Tiffany Paulsen

writer Nancy Drew, Adventures in Babysitting
A former professional actress, Tiffany launched her writing career in 2006 after she won a prestigious Disney/ABC writing fellowship. In 2007, she created the big-screen version of the iconic NANCY DREW series for Warner Brothers, starring Emma Roberts. Since then, she has developed projects for Disney, FOX, MGM, Universal, ABC Family, Disney Channel, FOX TV, Nickelodeon and others. In 2015 she wrote a sequel to the 1987 classic ADVENTURES IN... Read More →


Friday October 14, 2016 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Victorian Balcony

Attendees (6)