Green Festival Speakers
In 2000, The Hollywood Reporter named Susan Cartsonis one of the top five grossing producers of the year for her box office record-breaking film, What Women Want (Paramount) starring Mel Gibson, and Where the Heart Is (20th Century Fox) starring Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd and Sally Field. She has recently produced the upcoming Beastly for CBS Films, starring Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, and Alex Pettyfer for CBS (feature) Films and Aquamarine for 20th Century Fox. She Exec Produced No Reservations, starring Abigail Breslin, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart, and Mistress of Spices, starring the “Indian Julia Roberts” Aishwarya Rai. Susan has been appointed to the Independent Producer's Committee at the Producer's Guild of America, and was recently elected Chair of the Foundation Board of Trustees of Women in Film, whose purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in the entertainment and media industries.