Will Packer, Dan Gilroy, Marc Cherry & Others Join Produced By Conference

Will Packer (Ride Along), Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler), and Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives) are some of the new producers set to take part in the seventh annual Produced By Conference, the PGA said this morning.

This year the PBC is offering more than 40 conference sessions, panel discussions, mentoring roundtables and workshops in the conference that takes place May 30-31 on the Paramount lot. Here is the conference list as it currently stands. This is not the full lineup and other producers may be added in the coming weeks:

New speakers include:

· David Alpert –President, Skybound Entertainment (The Walking Dead franchise, Outcast)

· Steven P. Arkle (Sparkle) – Senior Digital Colorist, Technicolor

· Debra Bergman – Senior Vice President, Scripted Production, Fremantle Media

· Oliver Bokelberg – ASC (Survivors Remorse, Scandal)

· Lisa Callif – Partner, Donaldson + Callif

· Brandon Calvillo – Celebrity Viner

· Jeremy Carver – (Supernatural, Being Human)

· Greg ‘Klarity’ Davis, Jr. – Celebrity Viner

· Shirley Davis – Vice President, Physical Production, Alcon Entertainment

· Laurence Franks – Director, Production Finance, Netflix Inc.

· Dan Gilroy – (Nightcrawler, The Bourne Legacy)

· David Glasser – COO and President, The Weinstein Company

· Larry Karaszewski – (Big Eyes, Ed Wood)

· Josh Kline – Head of Media & Entertainment, Box Consulting

· Jason Mante — Head of User Experience, Vine

· Tim Minear – (American Horror Story, Firefly)

· Jeffrey Nachmanoff – (Traitor, The Day After Tomorrow)

· Walter Newman – Director of Comedy Development, Adult Swim

· Dave Waters – Vice President of On-Location Services, Technicolor

Roundtable Mentors

· Matt Baer – Principal, Matt Baer Films (Unbroken, City by the Sea)

· Arianna Bocco – SVP, Acquisitions and Production, IFC Films

· Lisa Bruce – (The Theory of Everything, No Strings Attached)

· Ian Bryce – Ian Bryce Productions (World War Z, Transformers franchise)

· Carlton Cuse – Principal, Carlton Cuse Productions (Bates Motel, The Strain)

· Tracey Edmonds – CEO and President, Edmonds Entertainment (Jumping the Broom, With this Ring)

· Lauren Gellert – Executive Vice President, Development & Original Programming, WE TV (Braxton Family Values, Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars)

· Marshall Herskovitz – Partner, Bedford Falls Company (The Last Samurai, thirtysomething)

· Gary Lucchesi – President of the Producers Guild of America (The Age of Adaline, The Lincoln Lawyer)

· Lori McCreary – President of the Producers Guild of America (Invictus, Madam Secretary)

· Will Packer – Producer & Founder, Will Packer Productions (Ride Along, Think Like A Man)

· Hanny Patel – Senior Director, Digital and Emerging Markets, DirectTV

· Bennett Pozil – EVP, Head of Corporate Banking, East West Bank

· Hal Sadoff – (The Nice Guys, Hotel Rwanda)

· Russell Schwartz – President, Pandemic Marketing

· Sarah Timberman – Timberman/Beverly Productions (Masters of Sex, Justified)

Panel Moderators

· Keith Arem – CEO/President, PCB Productions (Call of Duty, Titanfall)

Panel: Everything You Wanted to Know about Games, but We Afraid to Ask

· Debra Birnbaum – Executive Editor, Television, Variety

Panel: SCARY 3.0: The New Horror

· Marc Cherry – (Desperate Housewives, Golden Girls)

Panel: A Conversation with Eva Longoria

· Joe Chianese – Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions

Panel: Picture Clarity: Making Sense of New Camera and Workflow Options, Sponsored by ARRI and Technicolor· Mark Gordon – Principal, Mark Gordon Company (Steve Jobs, Ray Donovan)

2 panels: The Art and Craft of Pitching for Television, Sponsored by Stars United Network LLC and

The Art and Craft of Pitching for Film

· Pete Hammond – Chief Film Critic and Awards Columnist, Deadline Hollywood

Panel: 360 Profile: Empire, Sponsored by Illinois Film Office

· Hawk Koch – Principal, The Koch Company (Source Code, Primal Fear)

Panel: The World’s (soon-to-be) Biggest Market: A Producer’s Guide to Opportunities in China, Sponsored by East West Bank

· Gary Lucchesi – President, Producers Guild of America

Panel: The State of Financing Films Today, Sponsored by Pacific Mercantile Bank

· Jade McQueen – Managing Director, Media & Entertainment, Box

Panel: Producing a Hit with Your Workflow in the Cloud, Sponsored by Box

· Ted Mundorff – President and CEO, Landmark Theatres

Panel: Independent Film: The Hottest Ticket in Town, Sponsored by DirectTV

· Will Packer – Producer & Founder, Will Packer Productions

Panel: A Conversation with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea

· Sanjay Sharma – President and Chief Operating Officer, All Def Digital

Panel: The Intersection of New Technology and Traditional Media: How the Social Web is Chaning the Game

· Vance Van Petten – National Executive Director, Producers Guild of America

Panel: All Things Producing: Ask the Pros

Hayma “Screech” Washington – (The Amazing Race, Hurricane Hunters)

Panel: Based on a True Story

· Winnie Wong – SVP, Momentous Insurance Brokerage

Panel: How Not To Get Sued, Sponsored by Momentous Insurance

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