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Friday, October 14 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Script-to-Screen: Ghostbusters

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Join director Paul Feig and his co-writer Katie Dippold as they dissect the journey from script-to-screen of the rebooted blockbuster Ghostbusters. The duo will discuss their writer/director relationship, what changes were made for production and why, as well as the inspirations, influences, and departures they made from the original film.

THIS PANEL HAS EXTENDED TIME AND WILL END AT 4:45PM.
Those who enrolled in the advance sign-up for this session are required to show up 15 minutes early and will be admitted first. The panel will then open to remaining Badge holders.

Moderators
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Christopher Boone

Moderator; writer/director Cents; contributor No Film School
Christopher Boone is a screenwriter and filmmaker living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He contributes to the blog No Film School (nofilmschool.com), where he shares lessons learned from professional screenwriters about the craft and business of screenwriting. Christopher is currently preparing for a fall 2016 VOD release of his first feature film as writer/director, Cents, from his 2012 Academy Nicholl Fellowship semifinalist screenplay.  

Panelists
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Katie Dippold

writer The Heat, Ghostbusters (2016), Parks and Recreation, Presenter of the 2016 Extraordinary Contribution to Film award recipient
Katie Dippold is a screenwriter, her most recent film is GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) directed by Paul Feig starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. She recently finished production on an UNTITLED ADVENTURE COMEDY film, starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn and directed by Jonathan Levine. Katie previously wrote on PARKS & RECREATION before she sold her spec feature THE HEAT (directed by Feig with... Read More →
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Paul Feig

2016 Extraordinary Contribution to Film award recipient
Paul Feig is a multi-talented creator, working successfully as a filmmaker, writer, producer, and author.  Feig’s most recent film was a reboot of Ghostbusters, which was released on July 15, 2016 with a female-led cast that includes Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Feig directed from a script he co-wrote with Katie Dippold. Before Ghostbusters was the female spy comedy Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy... Read More →

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Friday October 14, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Ballroom

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