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Katie Dippold

Presenter of the 2016 Extraordinary Contribution to Film award recipient
writer The Heat, Ghostbusters (2016), Parks and Recreation

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 Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy starring). THE HEAT won an American Comedy Award for Best Comedy Screenplay and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie. Katie started out as a writer/performer at UCB in NY before she moved to Los Angeles for her first writing job at MADTV.

My Panelists Sessions

Friday, October 14

3:15pm CDT

Saturday, October 15

2:45pm CDT