Paramount’s President of Motion Picture Music Keynotes the Festival Opening Gala
April 5th – 6 to 10 pm
The Granada Theater
A musician, music producer extraordinaire, Grammy winner (“Chicago”), Oscar nominee (“Dreamgirls”), and Gilroy native, Randy kicks off our five-day celebration of the magic of music and movies.
Doeri is currently the Director of Recruitment for DreamWorks Annimation. Doeri and her team hire the creative and production talent for DreamWorks Animation, help drive inclusion programs, and encourage new talent. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is her first DWA screen credit.
Polo Jones is the musical director and bass guitarist for Italian superstar Zucchero Fornaciari. He has worked with Carlos Santana, Ray Charles, Sting, Luciano Pavarotti, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Miles Davis, John Lee Hooker, Jeff Beck, Andrea Bocelli, Bono, Joe Cocker and others. His work can be heard on more than nine multi-platinum certified and Grammy award winning recordings, including “The Bodyguard,” a 25X platinum certified album, and other acclaimed recording projects with Paul Young and Pavarotti, among other music industry leaders.
Kevin Rubio is an independent writer/producer, Emmy nominee and Gilroy native. His characters, Tag and Bink, were featured in “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018), directed by Ron Howard.