The Greenwich Film Festival unveiled its lineup of events that includes LOL: The Big Business Of Comedy, a panel discussion June 11 to be moderated by Deadline co-Editor-in-Chief Mike Fleming Jr. Panelists include New Line production president Richard Brener, producer Chris Bender, manager-producer Peter Principato, Red Hour principal Stuart Cornfeld and Will Arnett. Also on the docket is a Children’s Acting Workshop panel and a Spotlight On conversation with fest honoree John Turturro.
The Connecticut festival, in its second year, will also fete its Changemaker honorees Trudie Styler and Abigail Breslin. It recognizes artists who use their public platform and film to work for positive social change. An awards dinner and gala is set for June 10 at Richard’s in downtown Greenwich.
The fest opens June 9 with Rob Meyer’s comedy Little Boxes and the climate change documentary The Anthropologist. It closes June 12.