University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Hollywood Behind the Scenes


A successful trip from page to soundstage can change an author's life forever. How perilous is the journey? Let's ask Erin Carlson, Gigi Levangie and Tiffany Shlain, all of whom are authors who now know their way around Hollywood.


Panelists
Erin Carlson

Erin Carlson is the author of "I'll Have What She's Having: How Nora Ephron's Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy." Carlson has covered the entertainment industry for The Hollywood Reporter and the Associated Press....

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Gigi Levangie

Gigi Levangie is the author of several novels, including "The Starter Wife," which was adapted for an Emmy award-winning miniseries starring Debra Messing, and "Maneater," which was adapted for a Lifetime miniseries starring Sarah Chalke....

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Tiffany Shlain

Honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” Tiffany Shlain is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and author of "24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day A Week." Shlain's films and work have received over 80 awards and distinctions....

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