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Coffee with Amy (Sherman-Palladino) (2015)

“Coffee, coffee, coffee!” What would a conversation with Amy be like without it? Courtesy of Jo’s (Austin’s own version of Luke’s), you can grab a cup and sit down with the woman that created Stars Hollow. Known for her dialogue, witty banter, and idyllic (yet at times flawed) characters, join the one and only Amy […]

Inside Rick and Morty (2015)

Executive producers Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland take the stage to discuss their original series, answer fan questions, and show a sneak peek of their upcoming second season. Panelists: Justin Roiland, Dan Harmon, Ryan Ridley Moderator: Debra Birnbaum www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

Diversity in Progress (2015)

Diversity in television isn’t a new issue. It’s a problem whether it applies to gender, race, or other minorities that hasn’t been solved, and won’t be unless we take significant action. Join a conversation on the current state of affairs in the TV writing industry. Hear from those that are dealing with it from season […]

Turn Down for What?! A Look at Testing + Focus Groups (2015)

For many TV series, testing a pilot is a thing of the past, yet, the major networks still keep the process alive, and to many creators, it’s an excruciating part of the pilot process. Kyle Killen returns for another indepth look at a specific track of television production with a presentation on the testing process. […]

It’s Debatable (2015)

Last year there were 1,715 TV shows in primetime alone. Often viewers look to critics to help them wade through the plethora of the great, the good, and the soon-to-be cancelled. A panel of critics will discuss how the abundance of shows has changed their job and how they decide what they will and won’t […]

Little in Common (2015)

Despite never going to air, Rob Thomas’ 2011 FOX pilot Little in Common featured a stellar comedic cast – including Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Rob Corddry, and Heather Graham. ATX audiences were treated to a special once-in-a-lifetime screening of the unaired pilot, as well as a candid discussion about the pilot process with Rob Thomas […]

Teachers (2015)

Months ahead of the premiere of their critically acclaimed TV Land series, the creative voices and stars of Teachers – Katie O’Brien, Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Kathryn Renee Thomas (also known as The Katydids) – were joined by executive producers Ian Roberts and Jay Martel to talk about their raunchy and […]

Grandfathered (2015)

After a super sneak peek of their upcoming FOX pilot for ATX audiences, Grandfathered stars Josh Peck and Paget Brewster sat down with creator Danny Chun to talk about the making of their new series. Moderator: Jarett Wieselman www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

The Grinder (2015)

The Grinder creators Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul – along with stars Fred Savage and Mary Elizabeth Ellis – sat down with ATX audiences at the Alamo Drafthouse to talk about the development and creative process behind the making of their FOX pilot. Moderator: Jarett Wieselman www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

The Comedians (2015)

Matt Nix and Ben Wexler – co-creators of FX’s short-lived series, The Comedians – stopped by to hang out with ATX audiences and talk about the comedic process, art imitating life, and working with Billy Crystal and Josh Gad. Moderator: Debra Birnbaum www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

From Dusk Till Dawn (2015)

Austin’s very own Robert Rodriguez brought his breakout El Rey horror series From Dusk Till Dawn to ATX — along with showrunner Carlos Coto, and stars D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez, Wilmer Valderrama, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Jake Busey, and Jesse Garcia, they teased what audiences could expect from the show’s upcoming second […]

Reflective Casting: Trends or Content? (2015)

From beginning to end, casting directors work with directors, writers, and producers to shape the look and feel of a series from leads to guest stars. They are the front line in creating the casts of your favorite series. Listen to this unique and diverse group discuss the trends they have seen in the past […]