10 screenwriters to be honored at festival

Variety will co-sponsor the seventh annual Austin Film Festival and Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference, which runs Oct. 12-19.

In recognition of the fest, Variety will select and honor 10 up-and-coming scribes to be spotlighted in its “10 Screenwriters to Watch” special issue.

Honorees will also be invited to attend this year’s festival and take part in panel discussions during the screenwriters conference Oct. 12-15.

For more info, call (800) 310-3378 or visit www.austinfilmfestival.com.

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