Directors talk series returns

Series to run Feb. 21-April 4

Film Independent has scheduled its seventh annual Director Series to run Feb. 21-April 4 at the Pacific Design Center, with Kasi Lemmons as moderator for the first time.

Series starts Feb. 21 with a directors’ round table featuring nominees for the 2007 Spirit Awards: Aric Avelino (“American Gun”); Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (“Half Nelson”); Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine”); Karen Moncrieff (“The Dead Girl”); and Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth”).

The Spirit Awards will be announced Feb. 24.

The series will feature commercial and musicvideo directors, including Paul Hunter and Jake Nava. Panels will take place in the Blue Conference Room at the Pacific Design Center on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10 p.m.

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