Bonnie Bruckheimer at BFF2017!

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Producer Bonnie Bruckheimer to speak on BFF2017’s Women in Film Panel

BOISE, ID - Producer Bonnie Bruckheimer will be traveling to Idaho to promote her next feature film project, The Boy On The Lake, currently in development and based on the book of the same title about life experiences of local cancer survivor, Trevor Schaefer, whose personal struggles with cancer inspired Trevor’s Law (

Bruckheimer will be attending the third annual Boise Film Festival during the weekend of Sept 21 - 24, 2017, at JUMP Boise - including an appearance as a panelist in the Women in Film panel on Friday, Sept 22 at 6:45 PM. The full schedule can be found here.

Bruckheimer began her Hollywood career at Columbia Pictures, later forming All Girls Productions with Bette Midler, and producing such hits as Beaches, For the Boys, Hocus Pocus and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. She is also currently serving as an adjunct professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.

“We are unbelievably excited to welcome Ms. Bruckheimer to Boise; to Idaho; and to the third annual Boise Film Festival this year. Her willingness to mentor up-and-coming filmmakers while staying dedicated to relevant themes of work that speak to much larger dialogues within our society is exactly what BFF works to stand for and cultivate within the Idaho film industry.”  -Lana Westbrook, BFF Founder

Now in its third year, BFF celebrates innovative and original filmmaking for the Treasure Valley Community in one of the most thought provoking, entertaining, fun-filled, educational film festivals in Idaho. By becoming a positive force in Idaho with its annual Festival and through sharing the tradition each coming year, Boise Film Festival plans to greatly foster growth, collaboration, and world-wide acclaim for Idaho’s film industry.