University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Bill Odenkirk

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Bill Odenkirk is an American comedy writer. After completing his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Chicago, he left to write comedy in Los Angeles. He currently serves as a writer and producer for The Simpsons. He also worked on the animated series Futurama and has won three Emmy awards.

He is the brother of Bob Odenkirk, who is known for creating the sketch comedy TV show Mr. Show with Bob and David. Bill also worked on that show as a writer and producer.

Scheduled events:
Screenwriting for Film & TV
From low budgeting filmmaking through “The Simpsons” to "12 Strong," Beverly Gray, Bill Odenkirk and Doug Stanton discuss the development process, creative collaboration and producing.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Book / Movie Biz
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Beverly Gray, Bill Odenkirk, Doug Stanton
Moderator: Heather Hale

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

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Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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