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Television in a Trumped Up America (2017)

After an election that resulted in riveting and addictive TV-viewing, much of the world has come out the other side feeling a spectrum of emotions: from fear to anger to confusion and perhaps, motivation. We’re often faced during this time of change with the question, “Where do we go from here?” Join creatives as they […]

Complex Not Complicated: A Look at a Woman’s Character (2017)

Now more than ever, television is home to a range of increasingly complex female characters: ones that are bold, funny, fierce, sensitive, loyal, fragile, complicated, and kick ass (sometimes all in the same moment). Prepare to be awestruck as these powerhouse creatives and actors discuss the legacy of female characters before them, the necessity of […]

An Assistant’s Tale (2014)

Breaking into the industry is daunting. There’s no single guaranteed way to accomplish it — you may go to film school, you may not graduate high school, you could start at an agency, a studio, on a production, or even working for your hero. Beginning as an assistant is one of the most common first […]

The Casting Director’s Production (2014)

The right casting choice can make or break a series, change the landscape of a story, or launch a career. However, the Casting Director’s role is more complex than simply picking the right actor for the job. Our panelists discuss their contribution to the production of a TV show, the balance of creative collaboration with […]

Pairing Off: A Look at Co-Creating and Writing Partners (2014)

Every TV series needs a leader. A mastermind known as the showrunner or creator that is setting the tone and pace of the production. But what about a series that is co-created and run by a pair? How do two minds create and execute a singular idea? Listen to writing partners and co-creators discuss how […]

Bates Motel (2014)

Bates Motel creator Kerry Ehrin sat down with fellow writers Liz Tigelaar and Carlton Cuse to discuss the creepy, twisty turns of the A&E drama’s second season. Moderator: Liz Tigelaar www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co