Premiere Party & Live Taping
Join AFF for the Season 6 Premiere Party of our Lone Star EMMY® Award-winning television show, On Story®. We will be featuring a live taping of the show with special guest Justin Marks. Marks will be discussing his adaptation of the upcoming Disney film The Jungle Book.
On Story airs locally on KLRU and is now in over 85% of the national market, airing on PBS-affiliated stations across the country. Past episodes have featured interviews from leading screenwriters and filmmakers Callie Khouri, Larry Wilmore, Harold Ramis, Sydney Pollack, Caroline Thompson, Vince Gilligan, and Matthew Weiner.
And tune in to the On Story radio show on KUT and PRI, as well as the On Story podcast on iTunes. The On Story Project shares treasured in-depth conversations on the art and craft of storytelling through film and television, curated from 22 years of archived footage from the annual Austin Film Festival and Screenwriters Conference.
Take part in the magic of storytelling. Complimentary beverages and bites will be provided.
Watch. Listen. Read.
Get more information at www.onstory.tv
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Justin Marks Biography
Justin Marks is the writer of Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming The Jungle Book that was directed by Jon Favreau and will be released worldwide on April 15 of this year. The cast includes: Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito, Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba, and Neel Seethi starring.
Justin is currently writing Top Gun 2 for Skydance and Paramount Pictures with Tom Cruise set to reprise his iconic role, as well as War Dog for Jerry Bruckheimer.
In television, Justin is the creator of the upcoming Starz TV series Counterpart directed by Morten Tyldum (Imitation Game, Passengers) and starring J.K. Simmons. Justin previously created and Executive Produced his SyFy pilot Rewind, which BermanBraun produced, Jack Bender directed, and starred Shane McRae, Keisha Castle-Hughes, and David Cronenberg. He also sold A Kingdom Far Away to ABC with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura attached to produce.
Previously, Justin wrote Federal Bureau of Physics for David S. Goyer and Warner Bros; The Raven for Universal with Mark Wahlberg
producing; the Disney tent pole movie 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo; Shadow of the Colossus for Sony Pictures based on the video game of the same title. Justin also wrote Green Arrow: Escape from Supermax for D.C. Comics for Warner Bros. Pictures. His feature, Come Sundown is being produced by Voltage with Elgin James attached to direct.
Metered parking is free after 6pm.