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Welcome to the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square - Fort Worth, Texas
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Saturday, November 12 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
PANEL: Advancement in Screenwriting

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ADVANCEMENT IN SCREENWRITING - Can screenplay competitions start a career?
presented by the Austin Film Festival

Navigating the growing world of screenplay competitions can be tricky.  This discussion will explore the career-starting potential that submitting a screenplay to the right competition may have for a writer looking to produce and work in Hollywood.

*All-Access Badge is required to attend this panel discussion 

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Matt Dy

Screenplay Competition Director, Austin Film Festival

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David Kassin Fried

David Kassin Fried is a writer, actor, producer, and director who's been working with Austin Film Festival's Screenplay Competition department for more than a decade. He co-produced Found Footage 3D, which has picked up 13 awards on the festival circuit to date, and is playing at the Lone Star Film Festival. 

Ya'Ke Smith

Widely regarded as one of this generation's next film directors to watch, Ya'Ke has made a name for himself as a filmmaker with a veracious style of storytelling that takes an unflinching look at issues facing today's society. | | Ya'Ke made his first film at the age of 15, while a student at Sam Houston High School in his native San Antonio, Texas and has yet to look back. His films have received world-wide acclaim, screening at The Cannes... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2016 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Sundance Square Pavilion 420 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

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