The Produced By Conference 2012 kicks of this weekend June 8-10 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA
When: Friday June 8, 2012 Kickoff Pre-Event
Where: Sony Pictures Entertainment 10202 W. Washington Blvd. Culvery City, CA 90232 Click here for a Map
Moving over from the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank to the westside lot of Columbia Pictures, Tristar Pictures and all the Sony Pictures Entertainment divisions (the famed MGM studios) the conference has grown to be the largest collection of film producers under one roof. The weekend boasts the biggest name producers and studio executives.
Last years event attracted 1200 participants The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is a major supporter this time out.
Speakers and panelists for the Produced By event, which is put on by the PGA (Producers Guild of America) include:
Nina Jacobson (‘Hunger Games’)
Brian Grazer (‘A Beautiful Mind’, ‘Apollo 13’)
Graham King (‘Hugo’, ‘The Aviator’)
Mark Cuban (Partner ASX TV
Michael Burns (Vice Chairman, Lionsgate)
Michael De Luca (‘Moneyball’)
Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Mentor sessions included small groups with such high profile producers, directors and executives as: Tim Shey (Youtube), Tracy Edmonds, Mark Gordon (Criminal Minds), Michael Shamberg, Jason Katims and many more.
Speakers also include: Chris Nolan, Emma Thomas, Doug Wick, Shonda Rhimes, Walter Parkes and Chris McGurk
Topics will include the challenges of global film production, growing a new film company, creating tentpole movies, working within your film budget and getting independent films made. A conversation with Chris Nolan will draw the Batman fans as well as big budget minded producers and directors. The event is a major networking opportunity to rub elbows and actually have conversations and pitches with the movers and shakers in the film and television industry.
Visit the Produced By Conference website
Video Highlights from last years Produced By Conference
Additional sponsors of the esteemed event include: Entertainment Partners, Quebec Film & Television Council, Raleigh Studios, Cinedigm, Dreamworks, Hulu,Youtube and Kodak.