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Industry In Focus '99

Saturday, May 15 4:30-5:30pm                     
"Beyond 2000: Global Entertainment Challenges
in the New Millennium"

Are the economics of movie making doomed, or is there hope? Find out how entertainment leaders are redefining the blueprint for film production and diversification in the next century.
Sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter

· Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor/The Hollywood
· Cassian Elwes, Senior Vice President/William Morris
· Scott Greenstein, Co-President, October Films
· Amir Malin, President/Artisan Entertainment
· Tom Rothman, President/20th Century Fox
Sunday, May 16 4:30-5:30pm                      
"Make It or Brake It: Will It Sell Across the Pond?"

It's not "Titanic," will they buy it overseas? A panel of experts discuss radical shifts in the foreign marketplace brought about by cultural and economic upheaval

· Bonnie Voland, President/B. Boland International
· Heidi Lester, Sr Vice President
  Production & Acquistions/Summit Entertainment
· Datty Ruth, Managing Director/VVCL Communications
· John Sloss, President/Sloss Law Office
· James Ulmer, Journalist/Author of "The Ulmer Scale"
Monday, May 17 10:30-Noon                      
"In Conversation"
Harvey Weinstein and Roger Ebert

Introduction by Robert Dowling
Sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter

In what promises to be a lively encounter, the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Miramax Films and Academy Award winning producer of "Shakespeare in Love" and America's most watched film critic discuss the state of movies and the movie business today.
Monday, May 17 4:00-6:00pm                      
Emerging Filmmaker Showcase
Special Guest Host: Ron Howard

Clips of 17 short films from 22 award-winning filmmakers.
Wednesday, May 19 10:30-12:00pm           
Association of Film Commissioners International
Moderated by Ward Emling, President of the AFCI

Join Producers Richard Guay and Jorge Sanchez along with Antonio Perez (producer of ALONE), Larry Meistrich (CEO of The Shooting Gallery and producer of Billy Bob Thorton's SLING BLADE and DADDY AND THEM), and Lloyd Kaufman (President of Troma Entertainment and producer director of TROMEO AND JULIET and TERROR FIRMER) as they discuss their filmmaking experiences.
Wednesday, May 19 3:00-4:30pm           
Spike Lee and John Pierson

The Writer/Director/Producer/Actor has redefined studio and indie filmmaking. Here he discusses his process, creative and business philosophies, and his new film, "Summer of Sam," with the author of Spike, Mike, Slackers and Dykes and creator/host of The Independent Film Channel's signature series "Split Screen."
Wednesday, May 19 5:00-6:00pm           
Atom Egoyan and Piers Handling

Insightful, demanding and always provocative, the Oscar nominee and Grand Prix du Jury-winning director talks about his work and his new feature in Cannes, "Felicia's Journey," with the Toronto International Film Festival director.
Thursday, May 20 4:00-5:30pm                
"American Producers in Cannes"

A lively discussion on the art of business of producing with leading producers whose films are in the festival as they speak their minds.

· John Pierson, author of Spike, Mike, Slackers
  and Dykes and creator/host of The Independent
  Film Channel's signature series "Split Screen"
· Jon Kilik, Producer/"The Limey"
· Larry Meistrich, Chairman and CEO/The Shooting Gallery
· Maggie Renzi, Producer/"Limbo"
Saturday, May 22 8:00-9:00am                
Kevin Smith & Scott Mojer
( Director/Producer of Dogma )

Saturday, May 22 12:00-1:00pm                
Anjelica Huston and Annette Insdorf

Huston follows her directing debut "Bastard Out of Carolina" with "Agnes Brown" (Directors Fortnight) which she produced and in which she also stars as the mother of seven children who gets a second chance at life and love. Here she talks about the experience with Columbia University film professor and author Annette Insdorf.

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