This is your chance to pick the brains of Award Winning writer/producer/director/actor team Keith Gordon & Rachel Griffin over lunch in Los Angeles.
During lunch Keith and Rachel will share their combined wisdom of the entertainment industry from all sides and if asked will be glad to read your script or watch your film ahead of time, take notes and share them with you over lunch.
Keith Gordon is a director and actor, known for A Midnight Clear (1992), Waking the Dead (2000) and Mother Night (1996).
His awards and nominations include:
Gordon has directed many television shows, including multiple episodes of Fargo, Homeland, Dexter, The Killing, The Leftovers, Nurse Jackie, The Bridge, Oliver Stone's Wild Palms mini-series, Night Visions, and Gideon’s Crossing, along with episodes of Masters of Sex, House, Rubicon, The Strain, Homicide, Showtime's award-winning anthology Fallen Angels among others. He directed the pilot episode for The Sundance Channel’s critically acclaimed Rectify, and served as the series’ co-executive producer for its first season. Keith has spent 11 summers as an advisor to young directors at the renowned Sundance Filmmaker’s Lab. He has also taught and mentored for the American Film Institute. IFP/Film Independent, and USC.
Rachel Griffin is an actress and producer, known for A Midnight Clear (1992), Crazy from the Heart (1991) and Delivering Milo (2001).
Rachel Griffin’s slate of projects ranges from a reality TV series with an established author and TV personality to a narrative feature film, originally developed with Philip Seymour Hoffman at his Cooper’s Town Productions and now carried forward by his long-time producing partner Emily Ziff. She produced the theatrical feature documentary Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop, along with Pariah’s Gavin Polone. The documentary, directed by Rodman Flender, is a verite-style, intimate portrait of Conan O’Brien while on the road with his Legally Prohibited From Being Funny On Television tour.
Rachel Griffin has an extensive background in the entertainment industry. She began as an actor in independent films and award winning TV guest roles, then as Head of Production for commercial production companies, and Head of Production/Producer over their film and television divisions. Rachel was a producer for the acclaimed documentary Crips and Bloods: Made In America, directed by Stacy Peralta, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Keith Gordon and Rachel Griffin have been married since 1998. They have a number of ventures at their company Sidetracked Productions and continue to piece together financing for their indie passion projects.
Don't miss your chance to dine with the dynamic duo!