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Sunday, October 16 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Who's That Girl? It's Liz!: A Conversation with Elizabeth Meriwether

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Join Elizabeth Meriwether, creator of New Girl, for a conversation on the show’s artistic vision, story arc, and her approach to creating such an “adorkable” and witty ensemble piece. Meriwether will talk shop on moving from theatre to film to television, the importance of tone, running a show, and if we’re lucky, secret strategies to winning True American.

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Beau Willimon

creator House of Cards (US, TV Series)
Playwright and screenwriter Beau Willimon earned an Academy Award nomination for his work on The Ides of March, adapted from his play Farragut North, and made his first foray into television as the creator and showrunner of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning House of Cards. Through... Read More →

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Elizabeth Meriwether

creator/executive producer New Girl; writer No Strings Attached
Elizabeth Meriwether is the creator and showrunner of the hit TV series New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel, currently in its fifth season on FOX. New Girl is a critical and audience favorite and has been nominated for five Golden Globes and five Emmy Awards.  Liz is also known... Read More →


Sunday October 16, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by Final Draft