GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) announced additional special events and special guests for this year's event.
Comprised of directors, producers, writers, and actors, “LOL: The Big Business of Comedy” is a conversation guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Panelists include Richard Brener (President of Production of New Line Cinema), Chris Bender (Producer of We’re The Millers, Vacation, Horrible Bosses), Peter Principato (Head of Principato-Young - Talent Manager; Producer of Wet Hot American Summer), Stuart Cornfeld (Partners with Ben Stiller; Producer of Dodgeball, Zoolander, Tropic Thunder), & comedian Will Arnett (Arrested Development).
The comedy workshop will take place on Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m.
The “Children’s Acting Workshop” will reveal secrets from the pros on how to make it in the entertainment industry. Acting Coach, Matt Newton, Casting Director, Adrienne Stern, and Moderator and Acting Coach, David Gideon, along with some of Hollywood’s bright young stars including The Jungle Book’s Neel Sethi and actress Peyton List (of Disney Channel's Bunk’d) will lead the discussion on June 11 at 1 p.m.
John Turturro will join GIFF for a conversation honoring his work as part of the festival's “Spotlight On” series. The veteran actor will be discussing his craft and his career, which includes notable films such as Fading Gigolo, Transformers, Quiz Show, The Big Lebowski, Barton Fink, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
The Greenwich International Film Festival will take place June 9th ‐ 12th, 2016. Tickets are now on sale and available for purchase at http://www.greenwichfilm.org/2016-box-office/ or at the festival’s box office.