Queens Library Presents… New York City’s own Nina R. Sadowsky, whose career has spanned work as an entertainment lawyer, a producer, film executive, screenwriter, director and professor. Join her, as she reads excerpts from her first novel and latest endeavor, the critically-praised “Just Fall.” She will also share and discuss why she decided to become a novelist after her successful career in Hollywood; and what it takes to be a successful woman there, a place often criticized for its treatment of women.
WHAT: Queens Library Presents… Nina Sadowsky, Screenwriter, Author, and Producer
WHEN: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Manducatis Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, NY 11101
About Nina Sadowsky
Nina R. Sadowsky’s eclectic career has spanned work as an entertainment lawyer, a producer, a film executive, a screenwriter, a director and a film professor. She has written numerous original screenplays and adaptations and done rewrites for such companies as The Walt Disney Company, Working Title Films, and Lifetime Television.
Among her accomplishments, Sadowsky served as executive producer for the hit film “The Wedding Planner,” starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey for Intermedia and Sony; produced “Desert Saints,” an independent film starring Kiefer Sutherland, which premiered on Cinemax; and produced the supernatural thriller, “Lost Souls,” which marked the directorial debut of Academy Award winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminsky for New Line Cinema.
She currently serves as adjunct faculty at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts program, teaching both script development and producing. Sadowsky is proud to be serving as a mentor for the Humanitas Prize’s New Voices initiative. She is also excited to be newly accepted into International Thriller Writers, Inc.
Special Presentation for the New Hunters Point Library by Olaf Schmidt of Steven Holl Architects
Join Olaf Schmidt of Steven Holl Architects, the visionary behind the new Hunters Point Library Queens Library. Olaf will provide an update on the progress of the project as well as present its unique aspects using a scale model of the new design to showcase the architectural highlights.
“Queens Library Presents” is a series of community-based literary events sponsored by the Queens Library Foundation. The series is designed to bring library programs out of library buildings and into Queens communities. Proceeds from these events benefit Queens Library¹s programs and services.