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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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François le Foutre

Rear Admiral, The Raging Queen
François le Foutre was born in Fontenay sur Bois (the land of wood!) east of Paris. He entered the Navy upon finishing his studies and almost immediately rose up to the rank of Rear Admiral. With a reputation for dominating his friends and enemies alike, he earned the moniker The... Read More →

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... Read More →

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