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Join Academy Award-winning screenwriter Ted Tally for a discussion on effectively adapting novels to the screen and crafting suspense. Tally won an Academy Award, the WGA Award, and the Saturn Award for Best Screenplay in 1992 for THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, adapted from the novel by Thomas Harris.
Ted Tally began his career in Off-Broadway and regional theatre. His plays include Terra Nova, Hooters, Coming Attractions, Little Footsteps, and Silver Linings. Among his screenplays are THE FATHER CLEMENTS STORY, RED DRAGON, ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, BEFORE AND AFTER, THE JUROR, WHITE PALACE, and, of course, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. Other credits include associate producer on Mission to Mars and story consultant on the animated movies SHREK 2, MADAGASCAR, and SHREK 3 (2007).
Following the conversation, Tally will present a special retrospective screening of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS with a post-screening Q&A, moderated by Alvaro Rodriquez (screenwriter - MACHETE), in the Spirit Theater of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS was included on the most recent list of 'Films to be Preserved' in the National Film Registry.
Tickets to both the conversation and screening are $12 general admission/$10 AFF members.
Tickets to just the screening are $5.**Note: THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS screening starts at 7:30 pm at The Texas Spirit Theater in the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum**
To purchase a general admission ticket, go to: http://austinfilmfestival.myshopify.com/products/conversations-in-film-a-conversation-with-ted-tallyTo purchase an AFF member price ticket, please email our Membership Coordinator, Amanda Martin, at Amanda@austinfilmfestival.
com or call 512.478.4795
Tickets will be available to purchase at the door the day of the event.
Paid parking is available in the Dobie Center parking garage on the corner of 21st and Whitis and in various nearby surface lots. Limited street parking is available in the neighborhood west of Guadalupe Street.
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