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Special Guest: Adi Shankar

Friday April 25, 12:00 pm

SIFF Uptown 1
511 Queen Anne Avenue North

How did rebel filmmaker Adi Shankar (Killing Them Softly, The Grey, Dredd, Lone Survivor) break through the Old Hollywood model and maintain an indie spirit?  At the age of 29, Adi has made a brand for himself by producing a string of critically acclaimed action and crime feature films with A-list actors such as Brad Pitt, Liam Neeson, Mark Wahlberg and more.

Equally as interesting are Adi’s short “bootleg” films featuring Marvel characters. While these films aren’t intended to be major money makers, they are elevating Adi to rockstar status with fanboys and girls.  Adi’s “The Punisher” was released last summer and now has nearly 5,000,000 views.

Join Adi as he discusses his career, his Marvel comic project and breaking into Hollywood.


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