Jan 25 Shriners Hospitals For Children(r) and SAG-AFTRA Present: Hollywood’s Greatest Role Ever: Expanding Opportunity for People with Disabilities
SECTION Hosted Presentations
RUN TIME 120 min
Sunday, January 25, 2015 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Park City Museum, 528 Main Street
Join a riveting panel discussion on why the film industry should embrace the authenticity of working with actors, writers, directors and other talent who have disabilities. Hear from Hollywood insiders RJ Mitte (“Breaking Bad”, “Switched at Birth”), Peter Farrelly (writer, director and producer of "There’s Something About Mary”, “Dumb and Dumber” and “Dumb and Dumber To"), Lizzy Weiss Screenwriter/Showrunner ("Switched at Birth", "Blue Crush”), Tery Lopez, the Director of Diversity at the WGA, J.R. Martinez (“All My Children” and “Dancing with the Stars” champion), Amy Purdy (Paralympian Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” finalist) and others who are working hard to change the way society views people with disabilities. Moderated by Adam Moore (National Director of EEO & Diversity at SAG-AFTRA).