We are really pleased to note that Lesli Klainberg, from New Yorkâ€™s Newfest, who will be with us on the Celebrity Summit, has just taken on a major position in the film world. She has just been appointed managing director of the Film Society Lincoln Center. Lesli will be a panelist on the Q-Me-Con/CID Distribution Panel and will have a film shown in our â€œFilmmakers on Board: Special Screenings.â€ Below are two articles, one Variety and the other Indie Wire about Lesliâ€™s new appointment.
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Indie Wire article
Casper Andreas Selected as First Filmmaker Spotlight
Announcing a new programming concept, “Filmmaker Spotlight: Body of Work.” We are very excited to announce that Casper Andreas will be our first featured filmmaker. And you get to vote which of his films we screen on Pride of the Ocean! Click here to vote. There is a trailer you can review on the page, with short highlights of each film. Join Casper on board the Celebrity Summit this June. Those who vote are eligible for a $150 discount on their cruise package.
Continuing our filmmaker announcements for the 2012 CineSLAM Film Slam Seminars on board the Celebrity Summit, we introduce:
Kareem has made short music documentaries for the syndicated show Hip Hop Nation: Notes from the Underground; and has written and directed the short Narrative film Float that has won 5 international awards. Most recently he has completed a documentary version of I Am Not A Dummy, and the feature films Children Of God that has won 17 awards, and is currently airing on SHOWTIME and the family comedy Wind Jammers. Kareem currently has a slate of three films in development.