[EDITORS NOTE: The following is an announcement from indieWIRE.]
Apple and indieWIRE are proud to present Filmmaker Talks at the Apple Store SoHo during the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. Get a peek behind the scenes from some of the industry’s leading filmmakers as well as emerging directors. Come to Apple Store SoHo to hear these filmmakers share their stories: Joel and Ethan Coen, Julie Delpy, David Holbrooke, John Dahl, Mary Harron, Edward Burns, John Canemaker, Matthew Modine, Marc Forster, Tribeca Film Festival Student Filmmakers, and DJ Spooky.
All events are free and seating is on a first come, first serve basis, so be sure to arrive early. For store directions, please visit www.apple.com/retail/soho. For a complete schedule of filmmaking events and workshops during the Tribeca Film Festival, visit, www.apple.com/retail/soho/tribeca.
Joel and Ethan Coen – April 27, 4:00 p.m.
Hear Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen talk about their filmmaking experiences, including how they used Final Cut Pro to edit their films “Intolerable Cruelty,” “The Ladykillers,” and the upcoming “No Country for Old Men.”
Julie Delpy – April 28, 4:00 p.m.
Actress, singer, director, and Oscar-nominated writer Julie Delpy discusses her many artistic endeavors, including these critically acclaimed films: “Before Sunrise“; “Before Sunset,” which she cowrote and starred in; and “2 Days in Paris (Deux jours a Paris),” her new film, which she wrote, directed, edited, produced, scored, and starred in.
David Holbrooke – April 29, 4:00 p.m.
Learn how filmmaker David Holbrooke used Final Cut Pro to edit more than 100 hours of footage for his latest documentary, “Hard as Nails“–a film about an unordained evangelical minister who is trying to save America one soul at a time.
John Dahl – April 29, 5:30 p.m.
John Dahl, director of “The Last Seduction” and “Rounders,” discusses the making of his latest film, “You Kill Me.” The film was edited with Final Cut Pro and colored with FinalTouch.
Mary Harron – April 30, 4:00 p.m.
Filmmaker Mary Harron, screenwriter and director of “American Psycho,” talks about how she adapts novels into screenplays–most notably her current script based on Rachel Klein’s novel, “The Moth Diaries.” Hear how she and her husband, filmmaker John Walsh, use the Mac, and see footage from their latest video project edited with Final Cut Pro.
Edward Burns – May 1, 4:00 p.m.
Join actor and filmmaker Edward Burns for a discussion on independent filmmaking, including his latest film, “Purple Violets.” Ed will share his thoughts on making movies and discuss how his film “The Groomsmen” was edited with Final Cut Pro.
John Canemaker – May 2, 4:00 p.m.
Oscar-winning animator John Canemaker shares how he brought personal and difficult subject matter to the screen through his animated film “The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation.” The Mac played a significant role in the post-production of his hand-drawn animation.
Matthew Modine – May 3, 4:00 p.m.
Join actor and filmmaker Matthew Modine as he screens four short films he conceived and directed: “I Think I Thought,” “To Kill An American,” “Bicycle For A Day,” and “Love.” Learn how Matthew used the Mac and Final Cut Studio to help bring these films to life.
Marc Forster – May 4, 4:00 p.m.
Hear director Marc Forster discuss the critical and commercial success of his films “Monster’s Ball,” “Finding Neverland,” “Stay,” and “Stranger Than Fiction.” Marc is currently in post-production on his adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel, “The Kite Runner.”
Student Filmmakers Panel – May 5, 4:00 p.m.
Their names may not be familiar now. But if their recent work is any indication, they will be soon. Meet some up-and- coming filmmakers whose movies were selected for the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.
DJ Spooky – May 6, 4:00 p.m.
Hear media artist Paul D. Miller, known as DJ Spooky, discuss his boundary-defying work, “Rebirth of a Nation,” in which he deconstructs and remixes D.W. Griffith’s controversial 1915 silent film, “The Birth of a Nation.”