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Austin’s Atx Television Festival Announces First Panels For 2019 Event

Austin’s Atx Television Festival, set for June 6-9, 2019, has announced its first round of panels, including a Blumhouse Television event, a “Cancelled-Too-Soon” retrospective of Men in Trees and a conversation with the presidents of various industry guilds.

Panels announced today for the eighth annual festival include:

A “Presidents of the Guilds” panel, featuring a discussion with Gabrielle Carteris, president, SAG-aftra; David A. Goodman, president, Wgaw; and Thomas Schlamme, president, DGA. The panel is being billed as the first time the union and guild leaders are to appear on a single stage; “The House that Horror Built: Inside Blumhouse Television,” a case study of the company’s journey from go-to producer of low-budget horror hits to a multi-genre, consumer-facing studio with a growing presence in TV. Panelists, with additions to be announced, include Blumhouse Television co-presidents Marci Wiseman and Jeremy Gold; The festival’s “Inside the Writers Room” series will continue with Starz’s Vida,

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