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Saturday, October 15 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
A Conversation with the 2016 Awardees

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Join this highly anticipated conversation with the 2016 Awardees, Paul Feig, Marta Kauffman, and Nancy Meyers, as they discuss their careers and approaches to the art, craft, and business of storytelling through film and television.

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Barbara Morgan

Moderator; Executive Director/Co-Founder Austin Film Festival

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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... Read More →
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Marta Kauffman

2016 Outstanding Television Writer award recipient
Marta Kauffman is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning television writer, producer and showrunner. Having earned her BA in Theater Arts at Brandeis University, Kauffman and then-writing partner David Crane – whom she met at Brandeis – got their big break in the early 1990s after... Read More →
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Nancy Meyers

2016 Distinguished Screenwriter award recipient
NANCY MEYERS (Writer / Director / Producer) is a trailblazing filmmaker who, as a first-rate writer, director and producer, has created a body of work focusing on the female experience with her exceptionally literate and sophisticated comedies.  Tapping into the very heart of modern... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Ballroom