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Thursday, October 13
 

1:00pm CDT

Script Library
The Script Library is located in the Cloak Room of the SFA Hotel and houses all Semifinalist, Finalist, and winning scripts from the 2016 Screenplay Competition. Come check it out and find that perfect written work to get those creative juices flowing again!

Thursday October 13, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Intercontinental Stephen F Austin, Cloak Room 701 Congress Avenue
 
Friday, October 14
 

1:00pm CDT

Script Library
The Script Library is located in the Cloak Room of the SFA Hotel and houses all Semifinalist, Finalist, and winning scripts from the 2016 Screenplay Competition. Come check it out and find that perfect written work to get those creative juices flowing again!

Friday October 14, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Intercontinental Stephen F Austin, Cloak Room 701 Congress Avenue

3:00pm CDT

Script Reading Workshop: BEFORE THE BOOM

The on-screen comedies and real-life tragedies of silent screen legends Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Nomad, Buster Keaton, and Charlie Chaplin leading up to Hollywood's first celebrity scandal.

Five scripts have been chosen from this year's group of Semifinalists and Finalists in the Screenplay and Teleplay Competition to be read aloud in our Script Reading Workshops. Selected scripts will be performed by a group of actors in an intimate setting.


Friday October 14, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, State Boardroom A

4:00pm CDT

Script Reading: WAR STORY

Two soldiers, two bankers, a war overseas and a war at home. Beau Willimon's WAR STORY explores how we navigate the battlefields of our past as we confront an uncertain future.

Directed by: Beau Willimon
Featured Cast: Glen Powell 


Panelists
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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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Friday October 14, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
State Theatre
 
Saturday, October 15
 

9:00am CDT

Script Library
The Script Library is located in the Cloak Room of the SFA Hotel and houses all Semifinalist, Finalist, and winning scripts from the 2016 Screenplay Competition. Come check it out and find that perfect written work to get those creative juices flowing again!

Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00am - 6:00pm CDT
Intercontinental Stephen F Austin, Cloak Room 701 Congress Avenue

1:15pm CDT

Script Reading: The Ice Queens

A look inside the volatile, and surprisingly vulnerable, mind of Tonya Harding exposes how 90s pop culture and media inspired and ensnared her and Nancy Kerrigan into an epic and infamous rivalry.

Screenplay by: Amy Talkington 
Directed by: Charlie McDowell
Producer: Matt Smith (Circle of Confusion)
Featured Cast: Zosia Mamet, Alexandra Daddario 


Panelists
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Alexandra Daddario

Alexandra Daddario just wrapped Stacie Passon’s WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN A CASTLE alongside Taissa Farmiga and Sebastian Stan, which Michael Douglas, Bobby Mitas and Jared Ian Goldman are producing, as well as Ari Sandel’s Netflix feature WHEN WE FIRST MET opposite Adam Devine... Read More →
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Zosia Mamet

In film and television, Zosia Mamet is quickly establishing herself as one of the industry’s most exciting new talents.  Since the spring of 2012, Mamet has starred in the Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning HBO series “Girls.” Created by and starring Lena Dunham, the... Read More →
avatar for Charlie McDowell

Charlie McDowell

director The One I love, Silicon Valley; co-writer/director The Discovery
After attending American Film Institute’s Directing program, Charlie McDowell went on to direct his first feature film, THE ONE I LOVE, which had its premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It went on to play at some of the top film festivals in the world including Sarasota... Read More →
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Matt Smith

executive producer Maleficient, Step Up All In, Step Up Revolution; producer Trash Fire, Mayhem
Matt Smith currently oversees Motion Picture Production and Development at Circle of Confusion, the LA based Production and Management Company best known as the producers of AMC’s hit television series The Walking Dead. Smith is the Executive Producer of Disney’s Maleficent... Read More →
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Amy Talkington

writer/director The Night of the White Pants; writer Valley Girl, The Fierce Rejects, The Ice Queens, Brave New Girl; co-writer Avalon High; author Liv, Forever
Amy Talkington is a screenwriter, director, and author. Amy wrote and directed the feature film “The Night of the White Pants” as well as six short films which won multiple awards and played festivals all over the world, including Sundance. As a screenwriter, Amy has numerous... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 1:15pm - 3:15pm CDT
State Theatre

3:00pm CDT

Script Reading Workshop: ANTIOCH
A notorious interracial couple uses their last political capital to open a radical law school in 1970s Washington D.C. that recruits pupils from the fringes of counterculture and lets them practice law three months into their first year. When one such student gets involved in a controversial case capable of setting precedent at the Supreme Court, they are forced to choose between their ideals, their school, and their marriage.

Five scripts have been chosen from this year's group of Semifinalists and Finalists in the Screenplay and Teleplay Competition to be read aloud in our Script Reading Workshops. Selected scripts will be performed by a group of actors in an intimate setting.

Saturday October 15, 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, State Boardroom A

4:45pm CDT

Script Reading Workshop: MARLENE THE DIVINE
A grieving widower's plans for revenge are thwarted by the 150th incarnation of God Almighty: a kidnapping, bank-robbing black woman named Marlene.

Five scripts have been chosen from this year's group of Semifinalists and Finalists in the Screenplay and Teleplay Competition to be read aloud in our Script Reading Workshops. Selected scripts will be performed by a group of actors in an intimate setting.

Saturday October 15, 2016 4:45pm - 7:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, State Boardroom A
 
Sunday, October 16
 

11:30am CDT

Script Library
The Script Library is located in the Cloak Room of the SFA Hotel and houses all Semifinalist, Finalist, and winning scripts from the 2016 Screenplay Competition. Come check it out and find that perfect written work to get those creative juices flowing again!

Sunday October 16, 2016 11:30am - 4:30pm CDT
Intercontinental Stephen F Austin, Cloak Room 701 Congress Avenue

3:00pm CDT

Script Reading Workshop: ANTI-SOCIAL

When a woman’s binge-watching addiction nearly gets her ousted from her own company, she reluctantly checks into a social media therapy center to kick her habit; however once there, she quickly starts bingeing the lives of the other patients.

Five scripts have been chosen from this year's group of Semifinalists and Finalists in the Screenplay and Teleplay Competition to be read aloud in our Script Reading Workshops. Selected scripts will be performed by a group of actors in an intimate setting.


Sunday October 16, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, State Boardroom A

4:15pm CDT

Script Reading Workshop: TINY HAIRLESS PENIS

The year is 1999. Grant Wagner is 17 years old but still hasn’t gone through puberty. His youth-obsessed father doesn't want Grant to grow up, but Grant needs to figure out how to become a man before his crush sees his tiny hairless penis.

Five scripts have been chosen from this year's group of Semifinalists and Finalists in the Screenplay and Teleplay Competition to be read aloud in our Script Reading Workshops. Selected scripts will be performed by a group of actors in an intimate setting.

Sunday October 16, 2016 4:15pm - 6:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, State Boardroom A