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Discover new technologies, interact with leading producers, and learn about issues impacting the industry.

Panelists include Rebecca Allen, Darla K. Anderson, Ian Ballon, Jonty Barnes, Peter Bart, Fred Baron, David Beck, Betsy Beers, Thom Beers, Lawrence Bender, David Bloom, Stephanie Bohn, Geoff Boucher, Rob Bredow, Ian Bryce, Nolan Bushnell, Deb Calla, James Cameron, Katie Carpenter, Cean Chaffin, Marc Cherry, Joseph Chianese, Curtis Clark, Bruce Cohen, Roger Corman, Carlton Cuse, RJ Cutler, Lee Daniels, Debbie Denise, Ira Deutchman, Gaurav Dhillon, Lauren Shuler Donner, David Dozoretz, Jody Dunitz, Clint Eastwood, Richard Edlund, Chris Edwards, Craig Emanuel, Roland Emmerich, Kevin Feige, Lucy Fisher, James Flynn, Tom Forman, Ron Frankel, Mark Franco, Kevin Geiss, Jason George, Tim Gibbons, Richard Gladstein, Shawn Gold, David Goldberg, Jeff Gomez, Demian Gordon, Howard Gordon, Larry Gordon, Mark Gordon, Nick Grad, Sarah Green, Joshua Greer, Daniel Gregoire, Davis Guggenheim, Roger Guyett, John Hadity, Clark Hallren, Carole Handler, Buzz Hays, John Heinsen, Marshall Herskovitz, Charles Howard, Arianna Huffington, Mary Ann Hughes, Gale Anne Hurd, Cynthia Kanner, Michael Kassan, Evan Katz, Kathleen Kennedy, David Kirkpatrick, Hawk Koch, Yair Landau, Jason Langley, Greg LaSalle, Bill Lawrence, Earl Lestz, Norman Lear, Paul Lee, Richard Leibowitz, Paul Leonard, Ali LeRoi, Michael London, Starr Long, Robert Lorenz, Gary Lucchesi, Danny Mandel, Mark Marabella, Ed Marsh, Lori McCreary, Alex McDowell, Tracy McKnight, Mary McNamara, David Morin, Jim Morris, Kim Moses, Frank Moss, Ted Mundorff, Jonathan Murray, Lisa Nitti, Scott Nocas, Edward Noeltner, Erin O'Malley, Howard T. Owens, Gordon Paddison, David Perry, David Picker, Lydia Dean Pilcher, Brian Pohl, Diana Porkorny, Steve Preeg, Denise Ream, Dennis Rice, Robert Riesenberg, Danae Ringelmann, Andrea Robinson, Jake Rose, Patrick Runyon, John Saade, Ian Sander, Michael Sanders, Lisbeth Savill, Steve Schklair, Joel Stillerman, David Strauss, Bill Stuart, David Stump, Steve Sullivan, Jose Tamez, Brian Terkelsen, Peter Tortorici, Laura Tunberg, Ed Ulbrich, Paula Wagner, John Walker, Screech Washington, Marc Weigert, Matthew Weiner, Brent Weinstein, Pixie Wespiser, Douglas Wick, Sabrina Wind, Ralph Winter, Michael Wright, Hoyt Yeatman, Tom Zappala, Marina Zenovich, John Ziffren, and many more…

Rebecca Allen  
Rebecca Allen

Rebecca Allen is Director of Nokia Research Center Hollywood and Nokia Research Center Cambridge, US.
Rebecca Allen full bio

Darla K. Anderson  
Darla K. Anderson

Darla K. Anderson joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1993. Since then, her prodigious producing talents have contributed to some of the world’s most beloved and acclaimed animated feature films including Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, and Monsters, Inc.
Darla K. Anderson full bio

Ian Ballon  
Ian Ballon

Ian Ballon represents clients in copyright, entertainment and Internet litigation and advises clients on the intersection of entertainment and technology.
Ian Ballon full bio

Jonty Barnes  
Jonty Barnes

In September 2007, Production Director Jonty Barnes saw Bungie’s latest video game title do something extraordinary: Halo 3 shattered the entertainment industry’s day one box office record previously set by Spider-Man 3, going on to earn over $300 million dollars in the first week alone.
Jonty Barnes full bio

Peter Bart  
Peter Bart

Peter Bart joined Variety in 1989. As vice president and editorin-chief, he presides over the editorial content of Daily Variety (both LA and Gotham editions), Weekly Variety and Variety.com.
Peter Bart full bio

Fred Baron  
Fred Baron

Fred is currently Executive Vice President of Feature Production at Twentieth Century Fox.
Fred Baron full bio

David Beck  
David Beck

David W. Beck is principal of CTP Media Consulting (CTP), a Southern California based consulting firm servicing the environmental requirements of the entertainment industry.
David Beck full bio

Betsy Beers  
Betsy Beers

For the past several years, Betsy Beers has served as an Executive Producer of the hit show Grey’s Anatomy and its spin-off Private Practice.
Betsy Beers full bio

Thom Beers  
Thom Beers

Thom Beers’ passion for honoring every day heroes and his gift for telling their stories has firmly established his non-fiction brand, Original Productions, as television’s number one creator of honest-to-goodness unscripted reality programming.
Thom Beers full bio

Lawrence Bender  
Lawrence Bender

Lawrence Bender, renowned producer and political activist, boasts an illustrious career spanning more than twenty years in the entertainment industry.
Lawrence Bender full bio

David Bloom  
David Bloom

David Bloom consults on social media relations for technology and entertainment companies as principal with Words & Deeds. He helps clients tell their stories, developing communications strategies that integrate social media tools, techniques and platforms with traditional media relations approaches.
David Bloom full bio

Stephanie Bohn  
Stephanie Bohn

Stephanie Bohn is the Worldwide Marketing Director at Warner Bros. Digital Distribution.
Stephanie Bohn full bio

Geoff Boucher  
Geoff Boucher

Geoff Boucher is a feature writer for the Los Angeles Times covering music, Hollywood and pop culture for the paper's award-winning Calendar section.
Geoff Boucher full bio

Rob Bredow  
Rob Bredow

Rob Bredow is a visual effect supervisor and the creative technology supervisor for Sony Pictures Imageworks.
Rob Bredow full bio

Ian Bryce  
Ian Bryce

IAN BRYCE (Producer) is currently working on the Michael Bay film, TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN, the sequel to the international blockbuster, TRANSFORMERS, based on the Hasbro children’s action figures of which Bryce was also a producer.
Ian Bryce full bio

Noland Bushnell  
Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell is Chairman and founder of Tapcode, Inc. and uWink, Inc. Tapcode develops digital media entertainment and hospitality software.
Noland Bushnell full bio

Deb Calla  
Deb Calla

Brazilian-born producer/writer/director Deborah Calla has been working in the entertainment industry for the past 10 years.
Deb Calla full bio

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James Cameron

Born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, James Cameron grew up near Niagara Falls.  In 1971, he moved to Brea, California where he studied physics at Fullerton College while working as a machinist and, later, a truck driver.
James Cameron full bio

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Katie Carpenter

Katie Carpenter is an award-winning documentary producer with extensive background in long-form specials and non-fiction series, specializing in environmental subjects from endangered species to climate change in diverse habitats around the world.
Katie Carpenter full bio

Cean Chaffin  
Cean Chaffin

Cean Chaffin started her career producing commercials and music videos including two Grammy Award winning videos: Mark Romanek's Scream, by Michael and Janet Jackson and David Fincher's "Love Is Strong", by The Rolling Stones.
Cean Chaffin full bio

Marc Cherry  
Marc Cherry

Marc Cherry spent the early years of his childhood in Buena Park, California, a suburb of Orange County.
Marc Cherry full bio

Curtis Clark  
Curtis Clark

Curtis Clark was raised in Texas. He majored in theatre directing at the Art Institute of Chicago’s Goodman School of Drama and cinematography at the London Film School.
Curtis Clark full bio

Bruce Cohen  
Bruce Cohen

Bruce Cohen and his producing partner Dan Jinks most recently produced MILK, directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Sean Penn as Harvey Milk.
Bruce Cohen full bio

Roger Corman  
Roger Corman

The saga of independent filmmaker Roger Corman ranks as one of the most amazing motion picture success stories.
Roger Corman full bio

Carlton Cuse  
Carlton Cuse

CARLTON CUSE is a writer and executive producer of LOST.
Carlton Cuse full bio

R.J. Cutler  
R.J. Cutler

R.J. Cutler is a producer and director of non-fiction films and television. He has won an Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, a GLAAD Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, two additional Emmys, a Producer's Guild Award, an NAACP Image Award, and an Independent Spirit Award, among others.
R.J. Cutler full bio

Lee Daniels  
Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels’ background is filled with bold stories as real and gritty as the narratives from the films he creates.
Lee Daniels full bio

Debbie Denise  
Debbie Denise

Debbie Denise is Sony Pictures Imageworks’ executive vice president of production and executive producer.
Debbie Denise full bio

Ira Deutchman  
Ira Deutchman

Ira Deutchman has been making, marketing and distributing films for 34 years, having worked on over 150 films including some of the most successful independent films of all time.
Ira Deutchman full bio

Gaurav Dhillon  
Gaurav Dhillon

Gaurav Dhillon is the founder and CEO of Jaman.com the leading destination for independent and international film online.
Gaurav Dhillon full bio

Lauren Shuler Donner  
Lauren Shuler Donner

LAUREN SHULER DONNER (PRODUCER) has, in the past two decades, established herself as one of the most successful and versatile producers in Hollywood.
Lauren Shuler Donner full bio

David Dozoretz  
David Dozoretz

David Dozoretz started his career at age 20 in the Art Department of George Lucas’ famed Industrial Light & Magic. There, he contributed to the visual effects magic on such films as Jurassic Park, Forrest Gump, the Star Wars Special Editions and many more.
David Dozoretz full bio

Jody Dunitz  
Jody Dunitz

Jody Graham Dunitz has an extensive business and legal background in the entertainment industry.
Jody Dunitz full bio

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Clint Eastwood

CLINT EASTWOOD (Director/Producer) has just earned dual Academy Award nominations in the categories of Best Director and Best Picture for his acclaimed World War II drama “Letters from Iwo Jima,” which tells the story of the historic battle from the Japanese perspective.
Clint Eastwood full bio

Richard Edlund  
Richard Edlund

Richard Edlund, ASC established his reputation winning four Oscars for the visual effects in Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, with a nomination for Poltergeist.
Richard Edlund full bio

Chris Edwards  
Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards is the son of a Rocket Scientist and a Costume Designer. Somewhere in the middle of those two interests lies the heart of a Previs Artist.
Chris Edwards full bio

Craig Emanuel  
Craig Emanuel

Craig Emanuel counsels advertisers and other media clients on a variety of issues and transactions ranging from sponsorship agreements, media and celebrity placement agreements to matters related to branded entertainment.
Craig Emanuel full bio

Roland Emmerich  
Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich directed and executive produced “The Patriot”, which starred Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger.
Roland Emmerich full bio

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Kevin Feige

Over the past decade, Kevin Feige has played an instrumental role in a string of blockbuster feature films adapted from the pages of Marvel comic books, including the hugely successful Spider-Man and X-Men trilogies.
Kevin Feige full bio

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Lucy Fisher

Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick and their Red Wagon Entertainment are known for memorable, commercial fare and longstanding collaborations with some of the most accomplished filmmakers in the World.
Lucy Fisher full bio

James Flynn  
James Flynn

Chair Designate and Founder Member of Moonstone International, an affiliate of the Sundance Institute.
Chair of IBEC Audio Visual Production Federation – Film Finance Committee 2000-05.
Board Member of Screen Producers Ireland 2001 – present.
James Flynn full bio

Tom Forman  
Tom Forman

Bio coming soon
Tom Forman full bio coming soon.

Ron Frankel  
Ron Frankel

Ron Frankel, President and Founder of the premiere previsualization company Proof, has been a pioneer in the integration and development of previs into the film production process.
Ron Frankel full bio

Mark Franco  
Mark Franco

Mark Franco's career in Special Visual Effects spans over thirty years. He has worked on some of the most epic films of all time including global blockbusters “Titanic” and “Independence Day.”
Mark Franco full bio

Kevin Geiss  
Kevin Geiss

Dr. Kevin Geiss is the Program Director for Energy Security in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment.
Kevin Geiss full bio

Jason George  
Jason George

Mr. George leads the strategic direction of Telescope. He originally joined the company in February 2006, as Chief Creative Officer to leverage the growing opportunities for mobile marketing and participation TV content in the U.S. market.
Jason George full bio

Tim Gibbons  
Tim Gibbons

Tim Gibbons, award-winning television and film Producer and Director, is Executive Producer of HBO’s comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Tim Gibbons full bio

Richard Gladstein  
Richard Gladstein

Richard Gladstein is a two-time Academy Award nominated film Producer and is the President and founder of his Los Angeles-based motion picture production company FilmColony, Ltd.
Richard Gladstein full bio

Shawn Gold  
Shawn Gold

Shawn Gold is Chairman of newly formed Social Approach, a digital media advisory focused on Social Discovery platforms and technologies.
Shawn Gold full bio

David Goldberg  
David Goldberg

David Goldberg is Chairman of Endemol North America.
Shawn Gold full bio

Jeff Gomez  
Jeff Gomez

Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment, is a leading expert at developing entertainment properties and premium brands into highly successful transmedia franchises.
Jeff Gomez full bio

Demian Gordon  
Demian Gordon

Demian Gordon, Sony Pictures Imageworks’ motion capture supervisor, recently completed work on Tim Burton’s ALICE IN WONDERL AND where he contributed to the motion capture efforts and some of the post production work done on the film.
Demian Gordon full bio

Howard Gordon  
Howard Gordon

Howard Gordon is the Showrunner/Executive Producer of the hit series 24, winner of the 2006 Emmy Award for Best Drama Series.
Howard Gordon full bio

Larry Gordon  
Larry Gordon

Bio coming soon.
Larry Gordon full bio coming soon

Mark Gordon Photo  
Mark Gordon

MARK GORDON has over 60 motion pictures and television programs to his credit, including 10,000BC, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, THE PATRIOT, SPEED and the multi-award winning SAVING PRIVATE RYAN.
Mark Gordon full bio

SNick Grad  
Nick Grad

Nick Grad is Executive Vice President of Original Programming, heading up the original programming department of FX, a position he has held since December of 2005.
Nick Grad full bio

Sarah Green  
Sarah Green

Producer Sarah Green is currently producing The Tree of Life, written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn.
Sarah Green full bio

Joshua Greer  
Joshua Greer

As co-founder and president, Joshua Greer brings more than 20 years of experience architecting groundbreaking digital technologies to his position at REAL D.
Joshua Greer full bio

Daniel Gregoire  
Daniel Gregoire

As the Owner and CEO of HALON Entertainment, a Previsualization (Previs) and VFX company, Daniel Gregoire has been the Previz Supervisor of some of the most exciting projects in the last five years culminating with the summer blockbuster, Indiana Jones 4.
Daniel Gregoire full bio

Davis Guggenheim  
Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim directed and executive-produced the 2007 Academy Award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which featured former Vice President Al Gore and garnered worldwide box office receipts of more than $50 million.
Davis Guggenheim full bio

Roger Guyett  
Roger Guyett

Roger Guyett joined ILM in 1994 to work on the groundbreaking computer animation in Casper.
Roger Guyett full bio

John Hadity  
John Hadity

John Hadity is the President and CEO of Hadity & Associates, Inc., a consultancy firm that specializes in risk management and production finance for film and television.
John Hadity full bio

Clark Hallren  
Clark Hallren

Mr. Hallren is a Managing Director in the Entertainment Industries Group of JPMorgan Securities Inc.
Clark Hallren full bio

Carole Handler  
Carole Handler

Ms. Handler has tried numerous entertainment, trademark, copyright, and antitrust cases in state and federal courts in California, New York and Pennsylvania.
Carole Handler full bio

Buzz Hays  
Buzz Hays

Buzz Hays, senior producer of 3D stereoscopic feature films, is responsible for overseeing the adaptation of standard release feature films into three-dimensional stereoscopic versions for the IMAX 3D and digital 3D platforms. He is one of the leading experts in the field of modern stereoscopic film production.
Buzz Hays full bio

John Heinsen  
John Heinsen

John Heinsen brings 17 years of entertainment industry experience to the mobile space.
John Heinsen full bio

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Marshall Herskovitz

MARSHALL HERSKOVITZ is a writer, producer, and director in Los Angeles who has won many awards for his work in television and films.
Marshall Herskovitz full bio

Charles Howard  
Charles Howard

Charles Howard began his show business career in our nations capital, but has called Hollywood his home for the last 20 years.
Charles Howard full bio

Arianna Huffington  
Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of twelve books.
Arianna Huffington full bio

Mary Ann Hughes  
Mary Ann Hughes

Mary Ann Hughes started with Disney in 1988.
Mary Ann Hughes full bio

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Gale Anne Hurd

GALE ANNE HURD is one of the most innovative and respected producers in the entertainment industry.  She has produced more than two-dozen feature films that have generated billions of dollars in revenue, and earned Oscar® nominations and numerous awards.
Gale Anne Hurd full bio

Cynthia Kanner  
Cynthia Kanner

Cynthia Kanner is vice president, Post Production, for Home Box Office, responsible for overseeing post production on all HBO Films and miniseries.
Cynthia Kanner full bio

Michael Kassan  
Michael Kassan

Michael E. Kassan is an internationally recognized leader operating at the intersection of the media, advertising, and entertainment industries.
Michael Kassan full bio

Evan Katz  
Evan Katz

Evan Katz is Executive Producer of the Fox series “24” and has received the Writers Guild of America episodic dramatic script award for his work on the episode “Day 2:  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.” 
Evan Katz full bio

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Kathleen Kennedy

KATHLEEN KENNEDY's record of achievement has made her one of the most successful executives in the film industry today. Among her credits are three of the highest-grossing films in motion picture history: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park and The Sixth Sense.
Kathleen Kennedy full bio

David Kirkpatrick  
David Kirkpatrick

David Kirkpatrick is the Chairman and Executive Managing officer of Plymouth Rock Studios. He is the former President of Paramount Pictures, where he worked for over 17 years after starting as the studio's story editor.
David Kirkpatrick full bio

Hawk Koch  
Hawk Koch

With over four decades of professional experience and over 60 screen credits, producer Hawk Koch has built a solid foundation of experience in virtually every aspect of filmmaking art and business.
Hawk Koch full bio

Yair Landau  
Yair Landau

Yair Landau is the president and founder of Mass Animation, a new collaborative animation company producing crowdsourced entertainment.
Yair Landau full bio

Jason Langley  
Jason Langley

Jason Langley is SVP of Audio Network US, and Commercial Director for Audio Network Group, working across the company’s operations in the US, Canada, UK and Australia.
Jason Langley full bio

Greg LaSalle  
Greg LaSalle

Greg created Mova with its founding partner, Steve Perlman and has served as its Motion Capture Supervisor since its inception. He is also co-inventor of the Contour Reality Capture system.
Greg LaSalle full bio

Bill Lawrence  
Bill Lawrence

Bill Lawrence is the creator and executive producer of the hit comedy series, “Scrubs,” which was named a “Future Classic” by the TV Land cable network, won a Humanitas Award, an Imagen Award, and was a nominee for a People’s Choice Award, all in its first season.
Bill Lawrence full bio

Norman Lear  
Norman Lear

Norman Lear has enjoyed a long career in television and film, and as a political and social activist and philanthropist.
Norman Lear full bio

Paul Lee  
Paul Lee

Paul Lee is president, ABC Family, overseeing the channel’s marketing, programming, operations and creative direction.
Paul Lee full bio

Richard Leibowitz  
Richard Leibowitz

Rich is President of Union Entertainment, a talent management and production company specializing in videogames.
Richard Leibowitz full bio

Paul Leonard  
Paul Leonard

Paul Leonard graduated from USC Film School’s Peter Stark Producer Program with his MFA in 1993.
Paul Leonard full bio

Ali LeRoi  
Ali LeRoi

Ali LeRoi is the Emmy Award-winning executive producer/writer of The CW’s critically acclaimed comedy “Everybody Hates Chris,” a series inspired by the childhood experiences of comedian Chris Rock.
Ali LeRoi full bio

Earl Lestz  
Earl Lestz

Earl Lestz is the CEO of Plymouth Rock Studios. Until his recent retirement, Earl Lestz served as President of the Studio Group at Paramount Pictures for over 21 years. Until his recent retirement, Earl Lestz served as President of the Studio Group at Paramount Pictures for over 21 years.
Earl Lestz full bio

Michael London  
Michael London

Academy Award-nominated producer Michael London (Sideways, Milk, The Visitor, The Family Stone, The Illusionist) is the principal and founder of Groundswell Productions, an independent production and financing company formed in 2006 with a mission to create a thriving home for filmmakers with singular voices that reach broad audiences.
Michael London full bio

Starr Long  
Starr Long

Starr has been making computer games for nearly twenty years, partnering with visionaries like Richard Garriott and Warren Spector.
Starr Long full bio

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Robert Lorenz

ROBERT LORENZ (Produced by) has worked alongside filmmaker Clint Eastwood for almost fourteen years. He currently oversees all aspects of the motion pictures produced at Eastwood's company, Malpaso Productions, encompassing development, production, marketing and distribution.
Robert Lorenz full bio

Gary Lucchesi  
Gary Lucchesi

Gary Lucchesi serves as President of Lakeshore Entertainment, an independent film company based in Los Angeles. Lucchesi executive produced Million Dollar Baby, which won the Oscar® for Best Picture of 2004.
Gary Lucchesi full bio

Danny Mandel  
Danny Mandel

Danny Mandel is Managing Director of Newbridge Film Capital, a private equity fund engaged in the business of investing mezzanine capital primarily toward independent film production.
Danny Mandel full bio

Mark Marabella  
Mark Marabella

Mark Marabella is an Emmy® nominated writer / producer and founder of Marabella Productions.
Mark Marabella full bio

Ed Marsh  
Ed Marsh

Ed W. Marsh wrote and directed the mock news broadcasts for INDEPENDENCE DAY.
Ed Marsh full bio

Lori McCreary  
Lori McCreary

Lori McCreary’s career in the film industry began as co-producer on the critically acclaimed film Bopha!, which first teamed her with Morgan Freeman.
Lori McCreary full bio

Alex McDowell  
Alex McDowell

ALEX McDOWELL (Production Designer) has designed both live action and animated features, and is known for his innovative work blending practical and digital production design in film genres ranging from period and contemporary to science fiction and fantasy.
Alex McDowell full bio

Tracy McKnight  
Tracy McKnight

Tracy McKnight’s music supervision projects proudly embrace a range and diversity of genres.
Tracy McKnight full bio

Mary McNamara  
Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara is a television critic for the Los Angeles Times.
Mary McNamara full bio

David Morin  
David Morin

David Morin is an independent consultant currently representing the Media & Entertainment division of Autodesk Inc. in the Los Angeles area.
David Morin full bio

Jim Morris  
Jim Morris

Jim has worked as a producer and production executive in the motion picture industry for many years, having most recently produced Pixar’s film WALL•E.
Jim Morris full bio

Kim Moses  
Kim Moses

Kim Moses is a principal in Sander/Moses Productions where she has both developed and served as an executive producer on over 200 hours of prime-time television programming.
Kim Moses full bio

Frank Moss  
Frank Moss

Frank Moss heads the MIT's new Center for Future Storytelling on the Plymouth Rock Studios campus, in addition to his position at the Media Lab. He is director of the MIT Media Lab, and heads the Lab’s New Media Medicine research group.
Frank Moss full bio

Ted Mundorff  
Ted Mundorff

Ted Mundorff is currently Chief Executive Officer for Landmark Theatres comprised of 57 theatres in 24 markets across the country.
Ted Mundorff full bio

Jonathan Murray  
Jonathan Murray

Widely credited with inventing the modern reality television genre, Jonathan Murray continues to inspire, influence and entertain television audiences worldwide.
Jonathan Murray full bio

Lisa Nitti  
Lisa Nitti

Lisa Nitti is a transactional entertainment attorney with broad experience representing a wide range of corporate and individual clients in the motion picture and television industries, including producers, screenwriters, actors, directors, banks, film funds, independent financiers, Internet companies and animation companies.
Lisa Nitti full bio

Scott Nocas  
Scott Nocas

Scott Nocas, is VP Worldwide Marketing and Programming for Sony Digital Video Service.
Scott Nocas full bio

Edward Noeltner  
Edward Noeltner

Edward Noeltner is a seasoned and well-respected executive in the field of international motion picture licensing, distribution and sales.
Edward Noeltner full bio

Erin O'Malley  
Erin O'Malley

Erin O’Malley is a producer for television and film, producing the critically acclaimed and award winning television series, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Da Ali G Show” for HBO.
Erin O'Malley full bio

Howard T. Owens  
Howard T. Owens

Howard T. Owens, Managing Director of Reveille, LLC, is responsible for creating, packaging, and selling innovative content for television and digital platforms.
Howard T. Owens full bio

Gordon Paddison  
Gordon Paddison

As founder and principal of Stradella Road, Paddison leverages his expertise creating integrated campaigns for over two hundred movie titles, including The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, the Austin Powers and Blade franchises, broad hits such as Wedding Crashers, The Notebook, Boogie Nights and Sex and the City and genre product including Snakes on a Plane and Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
Gordon Paddison full bio

David Perry  
David Perry

David Perry was the Founder & President Shiny Entertainment for over 12 years (bought by Atari), today he's one of the best known Video Game Industry veterans.
David Perry full bio

David Picker  
David Picker

DAVID V. PICKER is a third generation motion picture executive and producer. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in 1953, he joined United Artists Corporation managing a series of businesses that, in addition to film, also included United Artists Records.
David Picker full bio

Lydia Dean Pilcher  
Lydia Dean Pilcher

Lydia Dean Pilcher is founder of Cine Mosaic, a production company committed to independent feature films.
Lydia Dean Pilcher full bio

Brian Pohl  
Brian Pohl

Brian J. Pohl is co-owner and CEO of Persistence of Vision - Previs LLC.
Brian Pohl full bio

Diana Porkorny  
Diana Porkorny

DIANA POKORNY (Executive Producer) is currently the executive producer on “Valentine’s Day,” directed by Garry Marshall, starring Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Shirley MacLaine, and Anne Hathaway. Diana recently completed the New Line Cinema Feature film “My Sister’s Keeper,” directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring Cameron Diaz.
Diana Porkorny full bio

Steve Preeg  
Steve Preeg

Steve Preeg is an Animation Supervisor at Digital Domain.
Steve Preeg full bio coming soon

Denise Ream  
Denise Ream

Denise Ream joined Pixar Animation Studios in October 2006 to be the Associate Producer on Disney•Pixar’s upcoming feature film Up, scheduled to release on May 29, 2009.
Denise Ream full bio

Dennis Rice  
Dennis Rice

Dennis Rice began his entertainment career at The Walt Disney Studios in 1992 as the head of Marketing for the Buena Vista Home Entertainment Division.
Dennis Rice full bio

Robert Riesenberg  
Robert Riesenberg

For more than two decades Robert Riesenberg has successfully bridged the fields of advertising and television serving as an executive in both arenas.
Robert Riesenberg full bio

Danae Ringelmann  
Danae Ringelmann

Danae Ringelmann co-founded IndieGoGo, an online social marketplace connecting filmmakers and fans to make independent film happen.
Danae Ringelmann full bio

Andrea Robinson  
Andrea Robinson

Andrea Robinson is the Founder and Director of ARC Sustainability, a Los Angeles-based environmental consulting firm specializing in designing and implementing sustainability programs and event planning for high-profile productions, movie studios, conventions, corporations, live events, concerts, hotels, residences and non-profit groups.
Andrea Robinson full bio

Jake Rose  
Jake Rose

Bio coming soon.
Jake Rose full bio coming soon

Patrick Runyon  
Patrick Runyon

Patrick Runyon is the North American Product Specialist for Xsens Technologies B.V., makers of the MVN Inertial Motion Capture System.
Patrick Runyon full bio

John Saade  
John Saade

John Saade oversees Alternative Series, Specials and Late Night for ABC Entertainment as senior vice president, and heads the department along with Vicki Dummer. He reports to Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment.
John Saade full bio

Ian Sander  
Ian Sander

Ian Sander is a principal in Sander/Moses Productions where he has both developed and served as an executive producer on over 200 hours of dramatic prime-time television programming.
Ian Sander full bio

Michael Sanders  
Michael Sanders

Michael Sanders joined Industrial Light & Magic in 1997 as the primary engineer for the new motion capture department.
Michael Sanders full bio

Lisabeth Savill  
Lisbeth Savill

Libby is a partner at UK based law firm Olswang, a leading business law firm with a commanding reputation in the media, technology, and real estate sectors, as well as a wide range of other industries.
Lisabeth Savill full bio

Steve Schklair  
Steve Schklair

Steve Schklair, founder and CEO of 3ality Digital Systems, has been working at the front edge of new technologies for most of his career.
Steve Schklair full bio

Joel Stillerman  
Joel Stillerman

As senior vice president of original programming, production and digital content, Joel Stillerman oversees all aspects of content creation across all platforms for AMC, the network that celebrates classic movies and high-quality scripted series.
Joel Stillerman full bio

David Strauss  
David Strauss

Bio coming soon.
David Strauss full bio coming soon

Bill Stuart  
Bill Stuart

William Stuart is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Productions, where he supervises the day-to-day operations of the company.
Bill Stuart full bio

David Stump  
David Stump

Over the last twenty years David Stump has worked on numerous motion pictures and television productions including as Director of Photography, as Visual Effects Director of Photography and as a Visual Effects Supervisor, earning another Emmy nomination, and an Academy Award for Scientific and Technical Acheivement.
David Stump full bio

Steve Sullivan  
Steve Sullivan

Steve Sullivan joined Industrial Light & Magic in 1998 to develop computer vision techniques for visual effects production. Working within ILM's R&D group, he led a team creating systems for matchmoving, photogrammetry, image-based rendering and motion capture.
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Jose Tamez  
Jose Tamez

Jose Tamez began his career writing soap operas for Televisa, the largest television network in Latin America. He later moved into publishing and in 1992 was named editor-in-chief of "Somos," one of the most widely read entertainment magazines in Mexico.
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Brian Terkelsen  
Brian Terkelsen

Brian Terkelsen, heads MediaVest’s next-generation entertainment-marketing unit connectivetissue™. His mission is concise: reinvent the impact of messaging. He delivers on this mission by developing new ad models and connection opportunities for brands and their consumers.
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Peter Tortorici  
Peter Tortorici

One of the television industry’s most respected executives and involved with some of television’s biggest hit series, Peter Tortorici has served as President of two Broadcast Networks, taken one to #1, developed top-rated shows, and created new business ventures for some of Hollywood’s most prolific Studios and production companies.
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Laura Tunberg  
Laura Tunberg

Ms. Tunberg is a Senior Entertainment Executive who in 2008 launched EM Syndication, a startup that focused on large underserved markets in the on-line video delivery space.
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Ed Ulbrich  
Ed Ulbrich

Ed Ulbrich oversees Digital Domain's advertising business and executive produces key feature film projects -- roles he has held since joining as a founding executive in 1993.
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Paula Wagner  
Paula Wagner

Paula Wagner has worked in the top ranks of the entertainment industry as a talent agent at Creative Artists Agency, a co-founder and producer at Cruise/Wagner Productions, and as co-owner and CEO of United Artists Entertainment.
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John Walker  
John Walker

John Walker brings a diverse background including animation production and extensive experience in live theatre to his role at Pixar Animation Studios.
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Screech Washington  
Screech Washington

Hayma ‘Screech’ Washington is the Executive Producer of the CBS television show The Amazing Race.  The Amazing Race has raised the bar for reality television across the world.
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Marc Weigert  
Marc Weigert

Currently co-producer and VFX supervisor on Roland Emmerich’s “2012” for Sony/Columbia Pictures.
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Matthew Weiner  
Matthew Weiner

Matthew Weiner is the series Creator and Executive Producer for the award-winning AMC drama MAD MEN now entering its third season.
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Brent Weinstein  
Brent Weinstein

Brent Weinstein is head of Digital Media at leading Hollywood talent and literary agency UTA, where he helped form the department in 2003 to oversee the agency’s digital practice areas, including broadband, video games and mobile entertainment.
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Pixie Wespiser  
Pixie Wespiser

Pixie Wespiser started working in the entertainment industry in 1989 after attending Cal State University, Northridge, School of Business.
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Douglas Wick Photo  
Douglas Wick

Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick and their Red Wagon Entertainment are known for memorable, commercial fare and longstanding collaborations with some of the most accomplished filmmakers in the World.
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Sabrina Wind  
Sabrina Wind

A natural-born producer, Sabrina Wind is currently Executive Producer of the Golden-Globe winning ABC series, "Desperate Housewives.”
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Ralph Winter  
Ralph Winter

Ralph Winter has proven himself to be one of Hollywood's most profitable assets, producing motion picture and television.
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Michael Wright  
Michael Wright

Michael Wright is Executive Vice President, Head of Programming for TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
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Hoyt Yeatman  
Hoyt Yeatman

Hoyt Yeatman has contributed to the conception, design, supervision and production of special effects for more than 100 motion picture, television, and commercial projects. He was also one of the original founders of Dream Quest Images, an Academy Award-winning visual effects company that was purchased by Walt Disney Studios.
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Tom Zappala  
Tom Zappala

Tom Zappala is responsible for all off-network, first-run and feature acquisitions, international and domestic co-productions and oversees the strategic planning and scheduling of ABC Family.
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Marina Zenovich  
Marina Zenovich

Marina is an independent documentary director and producer. Her most recent film Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired - called ”a documentary of a rare fascination and power” by Entertainment Weekly - premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it won the Best Editing Award.
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John Ziffren  
John Ziffren

John Ziffren has worked in the entertainment industry for over thirty years having been involved with the production of nearly one thousand episodes of prime time programming.
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