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Saturday, April 10 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Panel: How to Create Great Characters, Presented by Final Draft

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What makes characters jump off the page? And, do they have to be likable?

The creators and writers behind some of the most compelling characters in film and television will come together to break-down what works, and tips learned along the way. 

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Rodney Barnes

Comic Book Writer & Creator, Television Creator (THE BOONDOCKS, HBO’s Untitled Lakers Project, Killadelphia, Florence and Normandie, Marvel’s Falcon, etc)
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Lang Fisher

Co-Creator, Exec Producer (NEVER HAVE I EVER), TV Writer/Producer (BROOKLYN 99, THE MINDY PROJECT, 30 ROCK and more)
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Meg LeFauve

Nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for the blockbuster INSIDE OUT, LeFauve won an Annie Award for that screenplay. She also wrote Pixar’s Golden Globe nominated THE GOOD DINOSAUR and is currently writing a series for Hulu as well as the animated film MY FATHER’S DRAGON for... Read More →
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Scott Myers

Professor, DePaul University School of Cinematic Artis, Writer & Exec. Producer, Host of “Go Into the Story”
Scott has written over thirty movie and TV projects at nearly every major Hollywood studio and broadcast network. His screenwriting credits include K-9, ALASKA, and TROJAN WAR. From 2002-2010, Scott was an executive producer at Trailblazer Studios, overseeing the company’s original... Read More →

Saturday April 10, 2021 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Main Stage