Meryl Streep, the indefatigable master of all chameleonic acting, has announced that she will be hosting a workshop for young filmmakers participating in the Berlinale Talents program. She will also be presiding as the jury president of the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.
This news is pertinent to maybe only a handful of readers, but just imagine it: Ricki of Rickie and the Flash teaching you how to survive in the world of Hollywood! The Iron Lady‘s Margaret Thatcher telling you how to penetrate the patriarchy of L.A.’s most elite! Susan Orlean of Adaptation. explaining just how to choose which projects are the most beautiful, worthy flowers! Wow, amazing.
The workshops will be attended by 300 lucky folks, who were chosen from more than 7,000 applicants. Streep’s specific workshop will be held on February 14. The Berlin International Film Festival will run from February 11 thru 21.