Hollywood Master: Sherry Lansing

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Legendary Hollywood producer, executive and CEO of the Sherry Lansing Foundation, Sherry Lansing herself, stopped by SFTV for a fascinating and candid Hollywood Masters appearance. The philanthropist and former CEO of Paramount Pictures and President of Production at 20th Century Fox sat down with Stephen Galloway, executive features editor at The Hollywood Reporter, to talk about her exceptional life and career as the first woman to run a Hollywood studio, how she got Oscar-winning films like Titanic made, and why she left the movie business.

Lansing is also the subject of Galloway’s recent book, Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker.

Watch a clip from the interview and read the full Q&A on The Hollywood Reporter.

The Hollywood Masters interview series examines the careers of Oscar-winning filmmakers, major artists and successful executives, moderated by The Hollywood Reporters Stephen Galloway and presented by the LMU School of Film and Television.