Deadline’s Contenders Film: LA3C Kicks Off Today As Awards Season Hits Pre-Noms Peak

Partnering with the inaugural LA3C, the cultural festival developed by Deadline parent company PMC, Deadline’s signature Contenders event returns to Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday for a hybrid in-person/virtual edition.

Contender Films LA3C: Conversations with Contenders, taking place at the JW Marriott in LA Live, begins with a brunch at 10 a.m. PT, followed by 12 panel discussions with casts and creatives from awards season’s busiest films.

Talent scheduled to participate on site or virtually includes Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Baz Luhrmann, Ryan Coogler, Antoine Fuqua, Guillermo del Toro, Kerry Condon, Eddie Redmayne, Tobias Lindholm, Scott Cooper, Viola Davis, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Thuso included. Mbedo, Cathy Schulman, Ron Howard, Joel Edgerton, Chinoni Chukwu, Jerry Bruckheimer, and Joseph Kosinski.

They will represent a number of films that were not highlighted in our previous los angeles And New York First outing in the fall including Sony Pictures a man called otto And lady king, Searchlight Pictures’ Banshee of Inishrin, Apple Original Films’ Freedom and netflix the pale blue eye,

The program will also feature new tours with Disney Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverWarner Bros’ Elvis and Paramount Top Gun: Maverick — all with the talent appearing on the live stage. Also returning to Orion Pictures/MGM Pictures/United Artists Releasing in Deadline Contenders unless, Amazon Studios’ thirteen lives and netflix Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro And the good nurse,

sponsor of Contender LA3C Village Roadshow Entertainment Group. more information Here,

After contenders there will be more opportunities to explore for those interested LA3C Fest, will be held at LA State Historic Park Downtown. The title, which stands for Los Angeles – Capital of Culture and Creativity, will feature a mix of music, art, food and live experiences created by PMC’s media brands. Musical acts appearing at LA3C during the two-day event on Saturday and Sunday include Lil Baby & Maluma, Snoop Dogg, Seventeen, Free National and Shawn Wasabi.

is below claimant LA3C lineup and schedule in order of appearance. Check in throughout the day for panel coverage on Deadline and our social channels using the hashtag #DeadlineContenders, as well as @LA3Cofficial. On Wednesday, we’ll launch a streaming site showcasing the full panel video.

Contenders LA3C: Conversations with Contenders

Paramount Pictures

Top Gun: Maverick

Jerry Bruckheimer (Producer)
Joseph Kosinski (Director)

apple original films


Will Smith (Actor/Producer)
Antoine Fuqua (Director/EP)

warner bros pictures


Baz Luhrmann (co-writer/director/producer)

sony pictures

a man called otto

Tom Hanks (Actor/Producer)
Mark Foster (Director/EP)

lady king

Viola Davis (Actor/Producer)
Thuso Mbedu (Actor)
Gina Prince-Bythewood (Director)
Cathy Schulman (Producer)

amazon studios

thirteen lives

Ron Howard (Director/Producer)
Joel Edgerton (actor)

walt disney studios

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Ryan Coogler (Co-Writer/Director)

Orion Pictures/MGM Pictures/United Artists Releasing


Chinoni Chukwu (Co-Writer/Director)

searchlight pictures

Banshee of Inishrin

Kerry Condon (Actor)


Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro (Writer/Director/Producer)

the good nurse

Eddie Redmayne (Actor)
Tobias Lindholm (Director)

the pale blue eye

Scott Cooper (Director/Producer)