[EDITORS NOTE: The following is an announcement from indieWIRE.]
Apple and indieWIRE are again proud to present daily Filmmaker Talks at the Apple Store, SoHo during the upcoming 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. Get a peek behind the scenes from leading filmmakers and actors. Come to Apple Store, SoHo to hear these filmmakers share their stories: Tony Gilroy, Paul Haggis, Tom Kalin, Harmony Korine, Guy Maddin, Matthew Modine, Greg Mottola, Clive Owen, Amy Poehler, Isabella Rossellini, Morgan Spurlock, and Adam Yauch.
Clive Owen: Friday, April 25, 6:30 p.m.
Academy Award-nominated actor Clive Owen (Closer, Gosford Park, Inside Man, Children of Men) comes to the Apple Store, SoHo, to talk about two upcoming film projects–The International (with Naomi Watts) and Tony Gilroy’s Duplicity (opposite Julia Roberts)–and to take audience questions.
Tony Gilroy: Saturday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.
Nominated for two Academy Awards for Michael Clayton–for directing and original screenplay–Tony Gilroy wrote the scripts for Dolores Claiborne, Devil’s Advocate, and all three Bourne movies. He’ll speak with us about his next film, Duplicity (starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts), which he wrote and is directing.
Amy Poehler Saturday, April 26, 8:00 p.m.
Currently in her seventh season of Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler (Blades of Glory, Shrek the Third, Mr. Woodcock) has a busy year ahead of her. With filming under way on Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil, four of her films–Hamlet 2, Horton Hears a Who!, Baby Mama, and Spring Breakdown–will debut in theaters in 2008. Hear the comedienne and actress talk about her various roles and film and TV projects.
Guy Maddin: Sunday, April 27, 5:30 p.m.
Filmmaker Guy Maddin (The Saddest Music in the World, Brand Upon the Brain!) discusses his latest film, My Winnipeg. A docu-fantasia, as he calls it, My Winnipeg won the Best Canadian Feature Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival. After screening at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, it will be released by IFC Films on June 13, 2008.
Morgan Spurlock: Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.
With Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) seeks to do what the CIA, FBI, and U.S. military have not been able to: find Osama. Join Morgan as he discusses the film (being released this month by the Weinstein Company).
Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.
Tom Kalin: Tuesday, April 29, 6:30 p.m.
Screenwriter, director, and producer Tom Kalin (Swoon) comes to the Tribeca Film Festival to screen Savage Grace, which tells the story of the Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case. Starring Julianne Moore, Savage Grace is scheduled for release by IFC Films on May 30, 2008. During his Filmmaker Talk, Tom will discuss his latest film project and answer audience questions.
Tuesday, April 29, 6:30 p.m.
Isabella Rossellini: Tuesday, April 29, 8:00 p.m.
Successful model and actress Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet, Big Night, Fearless) wrote My Dad Is 100 Years Old and makes her directorial debut in the experimental Green Porno, a series of short films she also conceived, wrote, and appears in. She produced Green Porno in association with the Sundance Channel. Comical but insightful studies of the sex lives of various creatures, Green Porno screens at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, and Isabella will discuss the series during her Filmmaker Talk.
Greg Mottola: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.
The director of last year’s smash hit Superbad, Greg Mottola (The Daytrippers, Undeclared, Arrested Development) has written and directed a new film, Adventureland, scheduled for release by Miramax later this year. Greg will discuss his latest comedy with audience members.
Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.
Harmony Korine: Thursday, May 1, 6:30 p.m.
Hear screenwriter, director, and producer Harmony Korine (Gummo, Julien Donkey-Boy) discuss Mister Lonely, his third feature film. Screening at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Mister Lonely debuted at Cannes, and is scheduled for release by IFC Films on May 2, 2008.
Thursday, May 1, 6:30 p.m.
Adam Yauch: Friday, May 2, 6:30 p.m.
Before turning to film and directing–first with Awesome; I Shot That! and then with Gunnin’ for That #1 Spot (now screening at the Tribeca Film Festival)–Adam Yauch also remains a founding member of the hip-hop trio Beastie Boys. He brings a unique perspective to filmmaking, which you’ll discover as he discusses his latest project and fields questions from the audience.
Friday, May 2, 6:30 p.m.
Student Filmmaker Panel: Friday, May 2, 8:00 p.m.
You may not recognize their names now, but that’s about to change. Meet some up-and-coming filmmakers whose movies are being screened at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
Paul Haggis: Saturday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.
He’s the first screenwriter to write back-to-back Oscar winners for Best Picture: Million Dollar Baby and Crash, which he also directed and produced. An acclaimed screenwriter (Flags of Our Fathers, Letters from Iwo Jima, Casino Royale), Paul comes to our Filmmaker Talks to speak about his latest film projects: the Academy Award-nominated In the Valley of Elah (which he wrote, directed, and produced), and the upcoming Quantum of Solace and Ranger’s Apprentice.
Matthew Modine: Sunday, May 4, 5:30 p.m.
Join actor, filmmaker, and Tribeca Film Festival juror Matthew Modine (Full Metal Jacket) as he screens his short film, I Think I Thought, an official selection of the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. After the screening, Matthew will discuss the making of the film and take questions from the audience.
For a complete schedule of filmmaking events and workshops during the Tribeca Film Festival, please visit Apple’s special Tribeca fest section.