About the Author
Peter Bart, editor-in-chief of Variety
and Daily Variety
, has been a reporter for The New York Times
and The Wall Street Journal
. He has played key roles in developing and supervising such films as Rosemary’s Baby, True Grit, The Godfather, Paper Moon
, and Harold and Maude
. He served as vice president for production at Paramount, senior vice president at MGM, and president of Lorimar Films. He is the author of several books, including Who Killed Hollywood?
and Fade Out
Peter Guber, the founder and head of Mandalay Entertainment, has served in a variety of key executive posts, ranging from head of production at Columbia Pictures to president of Sony Entertainment. He has been associated with many award-winning and successful films, including The Deep, Midnight Express, Rain Man, Batman
, and Enemy at the Gates
. He has been a faculty member at the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television for more than twenty years, where he established and teaches, with Peter Bart, a graduate course in the Independent Film and Television Producers program.