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Chris Carter Talks The Legacy of 'The X-Files,' Returning to TV and Why You Have to Read The Comments

Chris Carter is responsible for the nightmares of a generation. As the creator of "The X-Files" and "Millennium," he shepherded in a new wave of horror and suspense on television, and his legacy can be seen in the success of everything from “Fringe” to “The Walking Dead.” For his contributions to the medium, Carter received the Outstanding Television Writer award from the Austin Film Festival, where he appeared on several panels and presented a pair of episodes from his best-known series. Indiewire got a chance to sit down with him in Austin to talk about everything fr ... [Continua a leggere]

AFF hands out awards to Darabont, Roth and Carter

“Shawshank Redemption” director Frank Darabont accepted the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award from the Austin Film Festival on Saturday and swore that the typewriter-like trophy wouldn’t be going in his bathroom or on some shelf. “It’s going on my desk, right next to that (expletive) computer,” he said. “This will remind me of the encouragement that this gives me,” he told the annual awards luncheon at the Austin Club downtown. Darabont joined screenwriter Eric Roth and television writer Chris Carter in accepting awards from the fe ... [Continua a leggere]

2012 Outstanding Television Writer Award – Chris Carter

We’re proud to announce that this year’s Outstanding Television Writer Award recipient - The X-Files creator Chris Carter! Described by Time Magazine as a “televisionary,” Chris Carter created four ground-breaking television series for Fox: The X-Files, Millennium, Harsh Realm, and The Lone Gunmen. Carter is best known for his longest running series, the award-winning sci-fi drama The X-Files, which ran for nine seasons on Fox and spawned two feature films. He’s currently developing a new series for cable. Carter’s participation during the Conference ... [Continua a leggere]

AFF Honors Chris Carter, Announces First Wave

The Austin Film Festival announced today the first ten films of its 2012 lineup, as well as the selection of The X-Files creator Chris Carter as the recipient of the Outstanding Television Writer Award. When you consider previously announced events like Frankenweenie’s premiere at Fantastic Fest and Austin Comic Con’s reconvening of the Star Trek: Next Generation cast, fall’s shaping up mighty nice for Austin’s geekerati. Robert Zemeckis’ return to live-action drama, Flight, will serve as AFF’s Centerpiece Film (scroll down for the trailer; it’s a kno ... [Continua a leggere]



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