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Friday, October 14 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Tuning In: Music in Television

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Tune in for a panel that explores music in television and how to use songs to enhance the world of your story. Writers of Nashville and Empire discuss how they approach music as a character, the importance of tone and structure, and, above all else, sustaining verisimilitude throughout the process.

Moderators
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Fabienne Harford

Moderator
Fabienne (Fabs) Harford first joined the AFF team in 2003 as the Volunteer Coordinator. Over the course of her involvement with the Festival, she’s worked in a variety of roles including: Marketing Director, Young Filmmakers Program Director, Financial Analyst and Assistant Director. She earned a B.A in English and Related Literature from the University of York in England. Outside of her work with AFF, Fabs has managed events with Tommy Lee... Read More →

Panelists
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Wendy Calhoun

writer/producer Justified, Revenge, Nashville, Empire
Wendy Calhoun is a series creator and executive producer with content currently in development at multiple digital and cable companies. This summer she wrote and directed  LEFT BEHIND, a virtual reality short with Project Empathy's VR series for social impact and criminal justice reform. Her past credits include Co-Executive Producing and writing for Fox’s hit series EMPIRE. In addition, she’s written and... Read More →
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Malcolm Spellman

writer/producer Empire; writer Our Family Wedding
Malcolm Spellman grew up in the culturally diverse East Bay Area and prides himself on a true grasp of the term "mulit-culti."  Raised in Berkeley he moved to Los Angeles where he worked as a script reader and video-game tester until selling his first spec to Fox 2000 in 2000.  Since then he has worked at every division of Fox including Fox television.  Malcolm has worked on a wide array of movies for Fox, from an animated musical... Read More →

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Friday October 14, 2016 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room

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