Demetria Devonne Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After making her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends , Lovato rose to prominence when she starred in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and released her debut single "This Is Me," which peaked at number nine on the US Billboard Hot 100. The success of the film and its soundtrack resulted in a recording contract with Hollywood Records. Her debut studio album, Don't Forget , debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200. Lovato was cast as the titular character in the television series Sonny with a Chance , and released her second studio album, Here We Go Again, which became her first to top the Billboard 200 chart.
Sydney Irwin Pollack was an American film director, producer, and actor. Pollack directed more than 20 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing; he was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and Tootsie in which he also appeared.