Produced By Conference 2016 Announced
Friday, November 20, 2015
LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2015) –
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that its eighth annual
"Produced By Conference” will be hosted by Sony Pictures on the studio lot in
Culver City, CA June 4-5, 2016.A signature event of the PGA, The Produced
By Conference features panel discussions and group mentoring sessions with
influential voices in the global producing community. The two-day event brings
together leading film, television, and digital producers for exclusive
educational and networking opportunities with Oscar®-winning filmmakers,
Emmy®-winning showrunners, and upcoming creative entrepreneurs.
Conference 2016 is chaired by Guild members Ian Bryce, Tracey Edmonds, Marshall
Herskovitz, and Rachel Klein.
In addition to Sony Pictures, sponsors to-date
include: Cadillac, the official Automotive Partner of the PGA; Delta Air Lines,
the 2016 official Airline Partner of the PGA; Corbis Entertainment, annual PGA
Production Resource Group, annual sponsor of the PGA; Panasonic, annual PGA sponsor; Box; Film in Iceland; Minnesota Film
& TV; and Pacific Mercantile Bank.
the Produced By Conference team are Supervising Producer Barry Kaplan (EKG,
Inc.), Program Director Madelyn Hammond (Madelyn Hammond and Associates), and
Sponsorship Director Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global).
Conference 2016 is made possible by the Producers Guild of America’s charitable
entity, the PGA Foundation, and epitomizes the Foundation’s core mission to
educate those working in the producing profession. To review highlights from
previous Conferences and receive news and the latest programming updates for
Produced By Conference 2016, please visit the Guild’s official website and
follow its social media channels for the event:
the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
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 7,000 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. For more
information and the latest updates, please visit ProducersGuild.org, www.PGAGreen.org, and www.PGADiversity.org, and follow us on Twitter @ProducersGuild.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of
Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s
global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and
distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television
networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio
facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and
technologies. For additional information, go to http://www.sonypictures.com.