Variety Studio Filmmaker series sets Sundance notables

Giamatti, Spacey among those to be interviewed at fest

Variety launches the fourth year of the Variety Studio filmmaker video series on Friday in Park City. Among the filmmakers and thesps set for interviews are Paul Giamatti and Tom McCarthy for “Win Win”; helmer Miranda July; documaker Morgan Spurlock; festival director John Cooper; Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks and Zooey Deschanel from “My Idiot Brother”; Kevin Spacey and J.C. Chandor for “Margin Call”; and Sony Classics duo Michael Barker and Tom Bernard.

Sundance participants will be interviewed by Variety’s editorial team from Friday to Monday, with the interviews streaming on Variety.com.

Sponsors include the Illinois Film Office, on site to discuss the state’s 30% film tax credit; the Peninsula Chicago; Altoids; Woolrich John Rich & Bros.; Quintessentially concierge services; and Hint water.

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