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Saturday, June 17 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
From Bloody Page to Haunted Screen

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With Hollywood becoming increasingly invested in established IPs, writers must learn to adapt across different mediums -- from short stories, novels and comic books to movies, television and podcasts. This panel gathers writers with experience telling stories in various arenas to talk about what works and what doesn't translate in each. We'll also touch on the business side of navigating optioning agreements and screenwriting contracts.

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Brian McAuley

Brian McAuley is a WGA screenwriter with six produced film credits, including the award-winning thriller DISMISSED. He wrote an episode of the Netflix sitcom FULLER HOUSE and sold his horror series pitch AFFLICTION to Syfy Network in a pilot development deal. Brian's debut horror... Read More →

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Lisa Kröger

Trustee, Horror Writers Association
Horror writer. Author of MONSTER, SHE WROTE and TOIL AND TROUBLE. Cohost of the Know Fear Cast and The Monster, She Wrote podcast.
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Jonathan Lees

Beyond his current career as a Creative Director, Video, for the streaming service, TIDAL, Jonathan Lees has spent over twenty years championing filmmakers through his programming work with the New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, TromaDance, and now, Final... Read More →
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Jamal Hodge

CEO, Hodge Cinema
JAMAL HODGE is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and writer from Queens NYC who has won over 80 awards with screenings at Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance, Cannes, and others. He directed the first season of Investigation Discovery Channel’s ‘Primal Instinct’ and is a Producer... Read More →
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Clay McLeod Chapman

Author of Ghost Eaters, Whisper Down the Lane, The Remaking and the upcoming novel What Kind Of Mother, among others.
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Jamie Flanagan

Jamie Flanagan writes television shows. Credits include The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Mass, The Midnight Club, The Fall of the House of Usher. Theatre nerd. Avid gamer (tabletop and video).

Saturday June 17, 2023 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
Ellwood I-II