2010 SBIFF Producers' Panel: Movers and Shakers

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2010 SBIFF Producers' Panel: Movers and Shakers
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As a sponsor of the 25th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, lynda.com is delighted to put you in the front row of four fascinating panel discussions with some of Hollywood's top filmmakers, including a number of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Award winners and nominees.Join us for the producer's panel featuring Jonas Rivera (Up) and Jon Landau (Avatar).

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(upbeat music) - You know, it's not about saying no.

It's about having alternative suggestions and then ultimately, it becomes Jim's idea and you say, "Great idea and let's go for it." - Making a movie in animation is sort of like making it in slow motion. It's like keeping it about your main character and keeping that narrative going forward in that character's shoes. - And our biggest question was do we wrap and then eat, or do we eat and then call wrap, seriously. - On the first day of shooting, half the crew was like beet-red and probably hours away from heat stroke, and that was just the first day.

- There's never enough money, there's never enough time, and oftentimes there's subtle and not so subtle differences of opinion. - His church are his actors, because he feels like he creates these characters on the script and he really lets these characters write the movie. That's really what he does. - I think there's a kind of consciousness raising that film can do because they are the literature of our time. (upbeat music)

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