29/09/2019 6:08 PM IST

MAMI 2019: Franklin Leonard To Host A Masterclass At Mumbai Film Festival

The Blacklist founder will be at MAMI later this month.

Franklin Leonard

Franklin Leonard, the founder of The Blacklist, the company that undertakes an annual survey of best unproduced screenplays and conducts live staged script readings along with screenwriter labs, will host a masterclass at the upcoming Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

The festival will run from October 17-October 24 and here’s a list of some of the films that are expected to screen there.

Leonard is a formidable name in the film business as his company.

He has worked in feature film development at Universal Pictures and the production companies of Will Smith, Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella, besides several others.

The Report,The Souvenir and Honey Boy are just some of the films expected to screen at the festival that starts later this month.

Meanwhile, here’s a TED talk about his journey and how Blacklist came about.