Last night Donaldson & Callif partners of the same name, also known as Michael and Lisa, hosted a book signing party at the Writers Guild. for their newly published book, The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Independent Film Making. Endorsed by John Cooper, Director Sundance Film Festival; Lawrence Bender, Producer of Ingourious Basterds, Kill Bill, Inconvenient Truth; Adrian Grenier, Actor/ Director; Jason Blum Producer of Paranormal Activity; Dawn Hudson, Executive Director, Film Independent; and Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, Producer of The Kids are All Right, Roman Polansky: Wanted and Desired who all have written of the great aid of the firm as well as of the lessons in the book, you know this is one tome of importance to every filmmaker. The party itself was a show of support by clients and friends. The new development associate for IDA, Cindy Chyr, was there as was her colleague Michael Lumpkin, Glen and Michelle Petre of Louisiana with two new films they have produced (one of which is called Flood Street), Susan Glatzer formerly of Paramount and Loyola Marymont, Roxanne Captor formerly of SFFF, and many other friends and clients.
Lisa Callif, myself and Michael Donaldson