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Austin Film Festival Wrap Up 2018: The Panelists

We’ve heard writers and filmmakers rave about attending Austin Film Festival and its jam-packed screenwriter conference in What I Did at AFF 2018. One of the core attractions is that AFF features some of the biggest writer superheroes in the business...

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Write On with Writer-Director Sebastián Silva

"I've seen what you witness in 'Tyrel' many times and it's definitely not comfortable and it carries a lot of hidden tension and hypocrisy..."

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What I Did at Austin Film Festival 2018

Specificity is what makes story universal.

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Write On with Josh Singer, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'Spotlight'

“Getting in there and trying to find what’s compelling about these stories and then communicate that and grab people and bring them into the theaters…That job I love.”

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Write On: Austin Film Festival Wrap Up

"[Austin Film Festival] will make you feel less alone as a writer who’s trying to break into the business. There’s wonderful networking and camaraderie here…”

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Write on with David E. Talbert

Acclaimed playwright and filmmaker David E. Talbert discusses his 25-year career in theater, honing his cinematic skills by learning on the job, and how his experiences growing up influence the stories he tells. David is currently developing an origi...

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Write What Makes You Nervous: Suspiria Writer David Kajganich's Advice on Screenwriting

Screenwriter David Kajganich re-imagined 1977 cult classic Suspiria as a wickedly twisted supernatural thriller. The film writhes with suspense and engulfs audiences in the bewitching crimson coven of feminine fury inhabited by actors Tilda Swinton, ...

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Write On with 'A Bread Factory' Writer-Director Patrick Wang

Acclaimed writer-director Patrick Wang discusses his transition from economy major at MIT to filmmaker, how he feels his way through the editing process to find structure in his scripts, and how he used the idea of community for the one-hundred speak...

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Write On with 'The Frontrunner' Executive Producer-Writer Matt Bai

Writer Matt Bai discusses his start as a journalist at New York Times Magazine, his novel All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid and how he later adapted his work into his new film The Frontrunner.

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