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Produced By Conference 2013 Announced

Thursday, December 06, 2012   (0 Comments)
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20thCentury Fox Studios Will Host Two-Day Gathering for Producers and Industry Innovators

LOS ANGELES (December __, 2012)– The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that the 2013 Produced By Conference (PBC) will be hosted by 20th Century Fox Studios in Century City, Calif., June 8-9, 2013.

Now in its fifth year, the Produced By Conference spans the film, television and new media industries by bringing together the global community of producers into a unique educational, networking and career enhancement forum. The two-day event involves acclaimed producers including many Academy Award®-winning filmmakers and Emmy® Award winners, as well as the next generation of creative entrepreneurs.

"On a daily basis and around the world, producers drive the entertainment and media industries,” said Producers Guild of America National Executive Director Vance Van Petten. "Our Produced By Conference is a one-of-a-kind event where storytellers, innovators and thought-leaders gather as a community to share ideas, discover new trends, enhance their skills and forge lasting business and personal relationships with fellow colleagues. We are so pleased to welcome 20thCentury Fox Studios as a return host for this year’s Conference.”

The 2013 PBC is chaired by Tracey Edmonds, Producers Guild President Emeritus Marshall Herskovitz, Rachel Klein and Gary Lucchesi. Karen Schwartzman (Creative Axis International) is the 2013 PBC Program Director. Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global) is the 2013 PBC Sponsorship Director.

The Produced By Conference is held through the Producers Guild of America’s charitable entity, the PGA Foundation, as it epitomizes the Foundation’s core mission to educate those who work in the producing profession. All profits from the Produced By Conference are reinvested into Producers Guild member services, including education, industry promotion, production standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

To review highlights from last year’s sold-out event and receive news and programming updates for the 2013 Produced By Conference, please visit

About the Producers Guild of America

The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 5,300 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. Visit for more information.