So how does a film actually get made, who decides where it gets distributed and even more importantly who comes up with the money once everyone decides what to make in the first place? These were some of the questions posed, deliberated and thoughtfully answered this past Tuesday evening at ‘The Filmmaker Panel and Press Conference event as presented and moderated by Sally Golan’s production company Social Exposure Media which hosts monthly salon meetings to discuss high minded concepts in film and the arts.
ALEX MERKIN – DIRECTOR – ACROSS THE HALL
JONATHAN SHUKAT – PRODUCER – PALMSTAR ENTERTAINMENT
TOM HELLER – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL “PUSH”
JESSE SCOLARO- PRODUCER – THE MISSING PERSON
BRIAN DEVINE – PRODUCER – GIGANTIC PICTURES
CHRISTOPHER HORTON -HEAD OF AQUISITIONS – CINETIC RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
JEROME STOEFFHAAS – PANEL MODERATOR – NY STATE FILM OFFICE.