The Envelope Screening Series showcases some of the year’s best in film to an upscale audience of Hollywood guild members, Industry decision makers and passionate entertainment consumers.
The Screening Series is a two-part series featuring ten to twelve screenings of full-length theatrical films garnering “awards buzz,” followed by up-close-and-personal Q&A sessions with cast members and key creative talent, moderated by Los Angeles Times’ award winning entertainment writers.
Our past screenings during the 2012 Award Season included:
- 10/25 - The Sessions from Fox Searchlight Pictures featuring director Ben Lewin and cast members John Hawkes and Helen Hunt. Moderator Steve Zeitchik.
- 11/12 - Rust and Bone from Sony Pictures featuring cast member Matthias Schoenaerts. Moderated by Mark Olsen.
- 11/14 - The Master from The Weinstein Company featuring writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson. Moderated by John Horn.
- 11/15 - Anna Karenina from Focus Features featuring director Joe Wright and actress Keira Knightley. Moderated by Rebecca Keegan.
- 11/28 - Silver Linings Playbook from The Weinstein Company featuring writer/ director David O. Russell and actor Bradley Cooper. Moderated by Glenn Whipp.
- 11/29 - Argo from Warner Bros. featuring director/actor Ben Affleck, writer Chris Terrio, cast members John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, Clea DuVall, Rory Cochrane and producers Grant Heslov and George Clooney. Moderated by John Horn.
- 12/4 - Beasts of the Southern Wild from Fox Searchlight Pictures featuring writer/director Benh Zeitlin, writer Lucy Alibar and cast members Quvenzhane Wallis and Dwight Henry. Moderated by Steve Zeitchik.
- 12/5 - Bernie from Millennium Entertainment featuring actor Jack Black. Moderated by Glenn Whipp.
- 12/6 - The Impossible from Summit Entertainment featuring director J.A. Bayona, cast members Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, cinematographer Oscar Faura and composer Fernando Velazquez. Moderated by Nicole Sperling.
- 12/10 - This is 40 from Universal Pictures featuring writer/director Judd Apatow and cast members Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, Megan Fox, Chris O'Dowd, Annie Mumolo and Charlyne Yi. Moderated by Rebecca Keegan.
- 12/12 - Promised Land from Focus Features featuring director Gus Van Sant and screen writers/cast members Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Moderated by Mark Olsen.
- 12/13 - Les Miserables from Universal Pictures featuring director Tom Hooper and cast members Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne. Moderated by Nicole Sperling.
The full-year schedule is broken into two parts:
- The Emmy Week Screening Series in early June
- The Award Season screening series in October, November & December