MPAA’s an “Evening with… Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer”

Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman & CEO MPAA with SHFT Co-Founders Actor Adrian Grenier and Film Producer Peter Glatzer

Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman & CEO MPAA with SHFT Co-Founders Film Producer Peter Glatzer and Actor Adrian Grenier

By Punch Passport Correspondent Lori González Lazzarini

On Tuesday night I was lucky enough to attend an “Evening with…,” event; these events are a series presented by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) which bring leaders from the entertainment community to Washington, DC to discuss their careers, their passions, and their experience in the industry.  For this special night we joined IMPACT ARTS + FILM FUND, Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman & CEO of the MPAA in an interview with SHFT Co-Founders Actor Adrian Grenier and Film Producer Peter Glatzer.

Adrian Grenier with fans

Adrian Grenier with fans

After spending a lovely time at the reception in which Adrian Grenier walked around greeting fans and taking pictures, the program of the evening began.

We all sat down to observe and participate of a discussion on SHFT which is a multi-media platform founded by Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer.  Their mission is to convey a more sustainable approach to the way we live through film, design, art and culture or as they describe themselves on their website “Curating the Culture of Today’s Environment.”

The Crowd at MPAA

The Crowd at MPAA

Additionally, we saw a presentation of a few short videos that go along with the SHFT initiative in which Adrian and Peter collaborate as Executive Producers.

http://www.shft.com/watching/lighten-up-brandi-carlile-behind-the-scenes

http://www.shft.com/watching/the-big-shft-bionic-men

http://www.shft.com/watching/gardens-nyc-green-retreat

 

Adrian Grenier

Adrian Grenier

Overall, it was a remarkable event in which I was able to learn a few things about the environment and see how people are trying to make a difference, one tread of Bionic Yarn at a time (watch the Bionic Men video) and it obviously didn’t hurt to see up, close, and personal the hunk that is Entourage’sAdrian Grenier.

About Loreana S. González Lazzarini:
Post and photos by Punch Pioneer Correspondent Loreana S. González Lazzarini, gonzalez.loreana@gmail.com, @lory_dc. By day Lori is a CPA at an international accounting firm but has a passion for the entrepreneurial spirit, advanced technology, and the continuing landscape of startups.
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