INDIE CONTENDERS ROUNDTABLE PRESENTED BY THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
This exciting event at AFI FEST 2015 provides festival-goers with the opportunity to hear from a diverse panel of distinguished artists who have achieved standout work this year in independent films. Presented by The Hollywood Reporter and moderated by THR columnist and blogger Scott Feinberg, the panel will feature a 90-minute discussion with the artists about their lives, careers and influences, as well as the challenges and rewards of working in independent film. Panelists include writer/director Ramin Bahrani (99 HOMES), actress Blythe Danner (I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS), writer/director Tom McCarthy (SPOTLIGHT), actress Saoirse Ronan (BROOKLYN), actor Jason Segel (THE END OF THE TOUR), actress Sarah Silverman (I SMILE BACK), actress Lily Tomlin (GRANDMA) and actress Olivia Wilde (MEADOWLAND).
Scott Feinberg is an experienced and trusted expert on the Oscars®, Emmys® and Tonys®. He writes "The Race" blog for The Hollywood Reporter, which won the LA Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Award for best entertainment blog of 2012-2013.