Q&A with Lynda Obst, Film/TV Producer and Author


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  • Speaker: Lynda Obst
  • Host Department: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
  • Date: 03/13/2014
  • Time: 8:00 PM

  • Location: Chem Building Room 1300

  • Description:

    Lynda Obst (producer and author) is a film & television producer who has made such films as: The Fisher King, Sleepless in Seattle, The Siege, One Fine Day, Hope Floats, Contact and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Obst Executive Produced NBC's Emmy Nominated, two-part miniseries The 60's, and is currently an Executive Producer on TVLAND's Hot In Cleveland, and syfy’s Helix. Obst’s upcoming projects include the Christopher Nolan feature Interstellar to be released in November. As an author, Obst wrote the best-selling book, Hello He Lied: And Other Truths from the Hollywood Trenches, and recently released her second book about the entertainment industry, Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New Abnormal in the Movie Business, an LA TIMES bestseller, published in June by Simon & Schuster.  Obst is currently producing both film and Television projects out of her office at Sony pictures.