Lauren Craniotes tapped by Film Council
SEOUL — Warner Bros. exec Lauren Craniotes (“The Departed,” “In the Valley of Elah”) will be one of the mentors at the Korean Film Council’s Filmmakers’ Development Lab.The lab is Kofic’s annual program at which international talent advise Korean filmmakers on how to realize their English-language projects. Other U.S. mentors include Brant Rose Agency’s Brant Rose and American Film Institute senior lecturer Barry Sabbath. Korean bizzers set as mentors include producers Lee Joo-ick and Oh Jung-wan and helmer Hong Sang-soo. Script development sessions will be held in late June on Jeju Island, South Korea.