OSCAR®-winning director Ron Howard was in town this weekend to lead the Brickyard 400 field as the event’s official pace car driver. Heartland President & CEO Jeff Sparks and Board Secretary Laura George (wife of former Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp. President and CEO Tony George) met with Ron at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to present the acclaimed filmmaker with a Truly Moving Picture Award.
Monthly Archives: July, 2012
Great films matter. Their impact on society is real–and desperately needed. We believe in the power of movies because we’ve seen what they can do. Thank you, NUVO readers, for voting us Indy’s best film festival for the 13th consecutive year!
Margot Eccles cared deeply and passionately about this city, the arts, but most of all people. It was Margot’s love of film brought her into my life over 20 years ago. A mutual friend and Heartland Board member, Chet Browne, introduced us and I will be eternally grateful to him for making the connection.