Molly Cooper, a film producer whose credits include The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Isle of Dogs, has joined the Steering Committee of Glimmerglass Film Days. The sixth annual festival will be held November 8-12 in multiple Cooperstown locations.
“I've secretly wanted to be part of the Film Days Steering Committee ever since I first heard about the festival, so I'm extremely excited to be joining it now. The festival is so well curated, and it's really exciting to see all of this happening in Cooperstown,” says Ms. Cooper.
Along with Film Days Curator Peggy Parsons, who also directs the film program at the National Gallery of Art, the Steering Committee plans the annual film festival as well as pop-up film events throughout the year. Steering Committee members also include: Larry Bennett, Megan Irving, Joey Katz, Jim LaCava, Xander Moffat, Ellen Pope, Peter Rutkoff, Sydney Waller, and Ken Witty.
Ms. Cooper has also worked as a producer on projects with The Criterion Collection and HBO, with Abrams Books and Rizzoli, and for production companies based at Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., New Line and DreamWorks. She is a current member of the Producers Guild of America’s Motion Picture Producing Council. She grew up spending summers in Cooperstown, and now divides her time between Cooperstown and Brooklyn, NY.