PARK CITY, Utah (January 25, 2019) – Centered at the 50-yard line of Main Street, Park City Live (PCL) was, once again, the pulse during this year’s Film Festival bringing the best in entertainment to Hollywood’s elite. The legendary music venue debuted The Complex Music in Film Summit at Park City Live Presented by Last Call, a one-stop shop for filmmakers, actors, actresses, and key influencers to promote their films and projects to top tier media and industry insiders. The Music in Film Summit was designed and produced by leading experiential agency, Mirrored Media.
In between the panel discussions, guests relaxed and re-hydrated at the LAST CALL Lounge, the hangover prevention drink full of vitamins, plant extracts, and electrolytes. Guests also had the chance to get wardrobe ready at the pop-up TopShop & TopMan Styling Studio where personal stylists hand selected outfits and accessories for the ultimate film festival style. Additionally, film festival-goers enjoyed a full bloody mary and mimosa bar, as well as the delicious cold, pressed flavored water, Lemon Perfect.
On Day 1, actors Peter Sarsgaard and Tony Revolori joined the cast and executives of their film The Sound of Silence for a panel discussion led by Ben Lyons. The cast rehydrated with elixir beverage, Last Call before hitting the stage to talk about their film that tells the story of a successful “house tuner” in New York City, who calibrates the sounds in people’s homes in order to adjust their moods.
Christopher Mann, Vincent Young, and Erin O’ Brien took the stage as well for their film What Death Leaves Behind in which a kidney transplant recipient has violent nightmares about his donor’s murder. While The Culture of Music Today panel with DJ Ryan Best, DJ Spider, Madison Beer, Reggie Watts, and editor in chief of Complex, Damien Scott spoke to the relevancy of music in relation to film and society. On Day 2, The Slamdance panel with Jordan Ruben, Thomas & Michael Matthews, and Nicole Brending highlighted Slamdance as a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking self-governed – By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers. Following, the Women & The Power of Change panel featured powerful and relevant women who are dedicated to making changes in society.
David Arquette was spotted sipping a Lemon Perfect cold pressed beverage as he hung backstage before his panel promoting his film, The Mope about a true story of a real-life murder in 2010 at a San Fernando Valley porn company. Arquette was joined by Brian Huskey, Max Adler, Tonya Cornelisse, Nathan Stewart, Kelly Sry, and Lucas Keyne to discuss the film.
The music loving Arquette, stayed to enjoy the panel Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men. The Film’s director Sacha Jenkins and executive producer Peter Scalettar shared the real story of the Wu-Tang Clan, with never-before-seen footage and interviews recounting the obstacles traversed to stay united as one Wu family
On Day 3, Shameless Stars Jeremy Allen White, Steve Howey and Shanola Hampton popped into the Music in Film Summit to support “Bend it like Beckham” director Gurinder Chadha for her film Blinded By The Light. Gurinder Chadha was joined by Sarfraz Manzoor and Viveik Kalra to discuss the film which showcases the true story of Bruce Springsteen’s inspirational influence on a young Muslim boy growing up in Luton.
Rhys Ernst, Leo Sheng, Jay Wadley, and Nicholas Alexander lead the ADAM panel and facilitated discussions around the trans community. Vanderpump Rules stars Lala Kent and fiancé Randall Emmett caught this panel, and were seen shopping at Top Shop Top Man while sipping Lemon Perfect cold pressed water.
The Music in Film Summit closed out with the final film panel, with VEEP Star Sam Richardson for his newest film Bootstrapped. He was joined by Maribeth Monroe and Stephanie Laing where they hung in the Last Call Lounge. Bootstrapped is a movie about best friends who launch a fashion/tech startup in a Kansas City garage.