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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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Chris McGurk to be LA Film Festival Keynote Speaker

By Josh Abraham

Several new events at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival were announced this morning including this year’s Festival Keynote Speaker, Chris McGurk, Chairman and CEO of Cinedigm Entertainment group. On June 16, McGurk will speak on the art and business of independent films by addressing the Renaissance of Indie Films. The keynote speech will also open a full day of panels at the AFCI Locations Show. Also announced, is a new event on June 19 featuring comedian Marc Maron hosting his WTF podcast live with a to-be-announced guest in front of an intimate festival audience. Past WTF podcast guests include Judd Apatow, Louis CK, Jon Hamm, Patton Oswalt and Amy Poehler.

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