Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams to Receive Festival Honors
The 2017 Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), presented by Zions Bank, will honor Academy Award®-winning actress Geena Davis with the Vision Award. Nat Geo WILD presents acclaimed director/producer Brett Ratner with the Pioneer Award and acting sensation Allison Williams will receive the inaugural Rising Star Award over the weekend of March 15-19.
SVFF COFFEE TALKERS
Brothers Peter and Bobby Farrelly join the Festival's Coffee Talks. The writer/producer team responsible for classic comedies such as Dumb and Dumber, Me, Myself and Irene, Shallow Hal, There's Something about Mary, and The Heartbreak Kid.
Allison Williams (Get Out, Girls), Brett Ratner (Before The Flood, Rush Hour, The Revenant) and Jonathan Glickman, producer and President of MGM's Film Division, will also be part of the series.
NAT GEO WILD'S SALON SERIES
Nat Geo WILD is back this year with the Salon Series. Held daily in Festival HQ, our Salon Series provides a chance for Festival guests to get up close and personal with acclaimed filmmakers. Featuring Bob Poole, Emmy Award winning wildlife documentary cinematographer, television writer/producer Kenneth Biller (Smallville, Star Trek: Voyager), showrunner of Nat Geo's Genius, and a discussion on directing films as a woman in the industry featuring Suzannah Herbert (Break the Hold), Michelle Morgan (LA Times) and Suzi Yoonessi (Unlovable).
CONTENT: THE SCORE
Join Chris Douridas, KCRW DJ and music supervisor (American Beauty, Captain Fantastic, Shrek 2) and composer Nick Urata (Crazy, Stupid Love, Naledi) as they discuss the art of scoring and supervising the key ingredient to all great films: music. Priority access for Festival and Film Passholders. Limited individual tickets available.
FUTURE FILMMAKERS FORUM
Presenting this year's FFF is Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl) followed by a reception hosted by Jack Falahee (How to Get Away With Murder).
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW Individual film and panel tickets are now available online at HERE.
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