THE PLOT THICKENS FOR 2009 AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL Image

The Austin Film festival, who have already announced their call for entries, have added some more panelists for their 2009 festival which will take place October 22-29 at the greatest city in the world, Austin, TX. This years panelists include:

Jessica Bendinger (writer/director “Stick It”, writer “Aquamarine”, “Bring It On”)

Doug Ellin (creator/writer “Entourage”)

Paul Feig (creator/writer of the Emmy-nominated “Freaks and Geeks”, writer/director “I Am David”, writer “Unaccompanied Minors”, director “The Office”, “Mad Men”, “30 Rock”, and “Weeds”)

Jay A. Fernandez senior film reporter The Hollywood Reporter

Barry Josephson producer 20th Century Fox

Chris McQuarrie (writer “The Usual Suspects”, “The Way of the Gun”, “Valkyrie”)

Gina Prince-Bythewood (writer/director “The Secret Life of Bees”, “Love & Basketball”, writer “Felicity”, “A Different World”)

Melissa Rosenberg (“Twilight”, “New Moon,” and “Breaking Dawn”, head writer “Dexter”)

The Austin Film Festival is quickly becoming the premiere festival for writers and filmmakers boasting a killer lineup of indies as well as big premieres coupled with an amazing writers conference. Book your reservations or submit your film and screenplay now!

More info can be found at :
The Official Austin Film Festival Website

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