Hollywood Networking Breakfast, July 27

The Hollywood Networking Breakfast celebrates 20 years service to the entertainment community in 2013. This month's special guest speaker is Cassian Elwes, Partner, Evolution Independent, and Renowned Independent Film Financing & Distribution Expert, Producer & Former Co-Head of William Morris Independent.

Saturday, July 27 from 9:00-11:30am
Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave, LA, CA 90038.

Q&A – "PICK THE BRAIN OF THE AMAZING CASSIAN ELWES, Partner, EVOLUTION INDEPENDENT, in charge of finding independent film projects to invest in. Cassian is a renowned independent film financing & distribution expert, producer & former co-head of WILLIAM MORRIS INDEPENDENT, Wikipedia calls him "one of the most important figures in independent cinema today." The Hollywood Reporter recently stated that Elwes has been "involved in a virtual who's who of every great independent film of the last ten years" with films such as "Thank You For Smoking," "Half Nelson," and "Frozen River" '(the last two of which garnered Oscar nominations for Ryan Gosling and Melissa Leo respectively).  Cassian is the former head of William Morris Independent where he arranged for the financing and distribution for 283 films (Monster's Ball, Slingblade, The Apostle, The English Patient). Since leaving William Morris Independent, Elwes has been involved in arranging financing and distribution for 24 films including "Lawless" and "The Paperboy." Elwes is currently producing the much talked about period drama "THE BUTLER," by Lee Daniels, which features a huge, stellar ensemble cast. Additionally, he is also producing "Dallas Buyers Club," "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" and "Hateship, Loveship."

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