The first summit of the day, "Film Budgets: Strategies to Increase Profitability." Left to right: Robert Brown, Producer/Production Manager (Star Wars: Return of The Jedi, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Robin Hood: Men in Tights); Lina Wong, Producer (The Craigslist Killer, The Bling Ring); Seth William Meier, Actor/Producer/Line Producer (Oz, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Maid in Manhattan); Kyle A. Clark, TV Line Producer/Producer (Whitney Houston Story, Liz & Dick).
Screenwriter/Director George Gallo (right) speaks on the most important elements of writing a script that is successfully given the greenlight for production. Gallo was the creative mastermind behind films such as Midnight Run (Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin) and Bad Boys I & II (Martin Lawrence, Will Smith).
Stay tuned for tomorrow's entry: the World Premiere Gala of Nicolas Cage's new film Left Behind!
RYAN A. HUANG