The Talent You Don't See
90 Minute Running Time
7pm Tuesday, September 17th
Reception to follow hosted by the Colorado Film & Video Association
The 2nd in this year's series of quarterly industry panels focuses on giving local professionals the inside scoop from every angle of the business from the best in the business. Moderated by local film critic Bob Denerstein, The Talent You Don't See centers on aligning the right players to get your film greenlit, including producers, directors and cast.
A native of Atlanta, Kerry majored in theatre at the University Of Georgia and has cast over 200 films, including, most notably Boys Don’t Cry, American Psycho, The House of Mirth, Bad Boys 2, Pineapple Express and four films for director John Waters. As a producer, his credits include the award-winning Conversations with Other Women, starring Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter, and the musical Temptation, starring Zoe Saldana and Michael Cerveris. Kerry divides his time between Barden / Schnee’s Los Angeles and New York offices.
Dreambridge Films is a New York based film development, production and financing company. Founded in 2008 by Todd J. Labarowski, the company has received attention and awards across the globe premiering at Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca, LA Film Festival, South By Southwest, the Gotham Awards, the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Golden Globe Awards and The Academy Awards.
Focusing primarily on innovative storytelling with premiere talent, Todd J. Labarowski produced The Kids Are All Right, an acclaimed film that was the 2010 Sundance Film Festival darling directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson, which garnered 4 Academy Award nominations, 2 Golden Globe wins, as well as 4 BAFTA and 5 Independent Spirit Award nominations. Focus Features/Universal purchased the film after a heated bidding war that resulted in the largest sale of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The film was the highest per screen opening of 2010 and grossed $30M worldwide. Dreambridge Films’ latest slate of projects includes What Maisie Knew (distributed by Millennium Entertainment) directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel starring Julianne Moore (Academy Award nominee), Alexander Skarsgard, and Steve Coogan; Prince Avalanche (distributed by Magnolia Pictures; premiered at Sundance 2013; Berlin 2013 Silver Bear Award Winner) directed by David Gordon Green starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch; The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby directed by Ned Benson and starring Jessica Chastain (Academy Award nominee), James McAvoy, William Hurt (Academy Award winner), Viola Davis (2 Academy Award nominations), Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live ), Ciaran Hinds, and Isabelle Huppert (BAFTA Film Award winner); Joe (Venice 2013) directed by David Gordon Green starring Nicholas Cage; and and The World Made Straight based on a novel written by Ron Rash.