Scott Franklin

Producer Scott Franklin was born and raised in New York where he has established himself as a well-respected veteran of the NYC filmmaking community. He is an Oscar nominee for his work on Black Swan and a two-time recipient of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture.

Franklin’s most recent film to hit theaters, Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, starred Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone and Logan Lerman. Franklin’s previous hit Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey, and Winona Ryder, opened at the 2010 Venice Film Festival and went on to earn Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Picture. Natalie Portman won Best Actress at both.

Scott’s previous films include W.E. directed by Madonna and Two Days in NY, directed by Julie Delpy and starring Delpy and Chris Rock. Franklin also produced Aronofsky’s 2008 film The Wrestler, starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, and Evan Rachel Wood, which was a recipient of the Golden Lion award at the 2008 Venice Film Festival and won multiple awards at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Picture.

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Other Session Panelists

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William Horberg

The Promise, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Searching For Bobby Fischer, The Kite Runner; Chair, Producers Guild of America East
Jon KilikThe Hunger Games, Babel, The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
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Jon Kilik

The Hunger Games, Babel, The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
Lydia Dean PilcherQueen of Katwe, Cutie and the Boxer, The Darjeeling Limited; Vice President, Motion Pictures Producers Guild of America
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Lydia Dean Pilcher

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Queen of Katwe; Vice President, Motion Pictures Producers Guild of America