Prolific film executive Gigi Pritzker headlines Industry Days, the Festival’s new hub for filmmakers and industry professionals. Producer of such noted films as the Academy Award®-nominated Rabbit Hole, Jon Stewart’s Rosewater, and the Ryan Gosling thriller Drive, Pritzker will be celebrated with an onstage conversation along with film clips highlighting her producing achievements.
About Gigi Pritzker:
Gigi Pritzker is a film and stage producer. As CEO of film production and financing company OddLot Entertainment (OLE), Pritzker produced Academy Award-nominated Rabbit Hole starring Nicole Kidman, as well as The Way, Way Back and Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater. Pritzker has expanded OLE’s footprint in the global motion picture business to create the foreign sales company Sierra/Affinity and is part of a consortium that recently launched the next generation film studio STX. Pritzker also develops and produces live stage productions through her company Relevant Theatricals. Productions include the Broadway hit, “Million Dollar Quartet.” Pritzker’s active philanthropic roles include Founder & Vice Chair of Project and member of the Board of the Goodman Theatre of Chicago. Pritzker studied anthropology at Stanford University. Living in Nepal as an undergraduate student led her to produce her first documentary feature in Bhutan, when the BBC kick-started her long career in film.