FEATURED GIFF 2017
MILLION LOVES IN ME
Directed by Sampson Yuen, Written By John Yiu
Inspired by a true story and a headline case in Hong Kong, MILLION LOVES IN ME follows the story of a wealthy mother and daughter who suffer from the psychological issues of obsessive- compulsive disorders, and their controversial private lives are exposed to the public through a charge of their animal hoarding behavior by the police. The topic of animal hoarding, to our knowledge, has not been shot into a movie in cinematic history.
WOMEN IN FILM PANEL DISCUSSION
with assemblymember Laura Friedman
Introduction of Event – 5 minutes
Introduction of Panelists – 1-5 minutes each
Panel Discussion – 25-30 minutes
Q&A’s – 20-30 minutes
• Laura Friedman, Assemblymember 43rd District, Former Film & Television Producer
• Betsy Butler, Executive Director, CA Women’s Law Center
• Bronwyn Garrity, Supervising Producer, Starz’ ‘Outlander’
• Susan Rogers, Producer, DreamWorks Animation
Please join Assemblymember Laura Friedman (Former VP of Development at Rysher Entertainment), Betsy Butler (Executive Director of the CA Women’s Law Center), and a panel of women currently working in film and television as they share their experiences of working in the industry and their thoughts on gender dynamics in Hollywood.
This is a free and open to the public event as part of this year’s Glendale International Film Festival.
friday october 20, 2017 7:00pm
What is the Screenwriters Journey? A panel discussion with guest speakers Marc Cushman, Julia Camara and Cy Chermak who are award winning screenwriters. They will share their distinguished experiences that will enlighten the audience about their journey in creating the foundation of every film.
wednesday october 18, 2017 4:00pm
What is the Film Makers Journey? A panel discussion with guest speakers, Christopher Chambers (Aram Aram), Marla Houske, Russ Emmanuel (Occupants), Al Gonzalez, Jason Stuart discussing the journey of making a film.