11:00AM - THE BUSINESS OF FILM
As movie-lovers, we think primarily about the art of entertainment. But it is, as they say, the film business. Writers, actors and directors are surrounded by a complex ecosystem of managers, agents, producers, financiers, publicists, and studio executives. While the roles have largely stayed the same for over one hundred years, the ways in which the film business is conducted are starting to change.
Prolific independent film producer J. Todd Harris of Branded Pictures Entertainment leads this illuminating discussion with a quartet of top-tier industry players.