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Sunday, October 16 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
A Conversation with Paul Feig: The 2016 Extraordinary Contribution to Film award recipient

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Looking back on Paul Feig’s film and television repertoire, it’s easy to see how much of an impact he’s had on the comedy landscape. With a career bookended by co-creating the cult TV show Freaks and Geeks to directing the all-female reboot of Ghostbusters, and filled with a scrumptious center of highly-lauded credits such as Bridesmaids, The Heat, and Spy, Feig is a comedic force to be reckoned with. Join this conversation with the 2016 Extraordinary Contribution to Film Award Recipient as he delves into what makes funny funny, revolutionizing gender gaps in mainstream media, and what he’s cooking up next.

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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 →


Sunday October 16, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Ballroom