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Produced By: New York Adds "Manchester By The Sea" Profile with Matt Damon and More

Friday, October 21, 2016  
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PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS AND SESSION TOPICS AT 3RD ANNUAL PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK CONFERENCE

New speakers include M. Blair Breard, Cheo Hodari Coker, Matt Damon,
Donna Gigliotti, Julie Goldman, William Horberg, Jon Kilik, Brian Koppelman and David Levien, Franklin Leonard, John Lyons, Lori McCreary, Chris Moore,
Lydia Dean Pilcher, Joshua Safran, Allyn Stewart, and more

LOS ANGELES (October 21, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today additional speakers and topics for the third Produced By: New York (PBNY) conference, including the panel, “360 Profile: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA.” Featuring producer and Oscar® winner Matt Damon (via remote video link) along with fellow producers Kimberly Steward, Lauren Beck, Chris Moore, and Kevin J. Walsh, the session provides a multifaceted look into the making of the November release. In addition to the previously announced panels “Triple Threat: Conversation with Tina Fey” and “Dying is Easy. Comedy is Hard.” with Chris Rock, the event features an extraordinary lineup of producers, executives and other industry leaders who will share personal expertise and insights into essential topics for today’s production community.

Produced By: New York session topics cover film, television and digital media, and include the return of the popular panel, “Producers’ Masterclass: The Power of Creative Collaboration,” a talk with the producers of some of this season’s most anticipated features who will take the stage with key artistic partners. PBNY takes place Saturday, October 29 and is hosted by Time Warner Inc. and HBO at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

In alphabetical order, the complete roster of Produced By: New York 2016 speakers to date are:

• Nancy Abraham – Vice President, Documentary Programming, HBO
• Adam Abramson – (“The Late Late Show with James Corden,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Saturday Night Live”)
• Lauren Beck – (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, JUNKYARD DOGS, FROM THE FUTURE WITH LOVE)
• Arianna Bocco – Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Production for IFC Films, Sundance Selects and IFC Midnight
• Susan Bodine -- Partner and Co-Head, Entertainment Practice, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP
• Kate Bowen – Talent & Lifestyle Partnerships, Twitter, Inc.
• Josh Braun – Co-President, Submarine
• M. Blair Breard – (“Louie,” “Better Things,” “Baskets”)
• Anthony Bregman – (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, ENOUGH SAID, FOXCATCHER)
• Jeremy Chilnick– Co-Founder, Partner and COO of Warrior Poets
• Cheo Hodari Coker – (“Marvel's Luke Cage”, “Ray Donovan,” “Almost Human”)
• Stuart Cornfeld – (THE FLY, DODGEBALL, TROPIC THUNDER)
• Matt Damon – (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, GOOD WILL HUNTING, the BOURNE franchise)
• Stephen David – President, Stephen David Entertainment (“The Men Who Built America,” “The World Wars”)
• Tina Fey – (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “30 Rock,” MEAN GIRLS)
• Scott Franklin – (JACKIE, NOAH, BLACK SWAN)
• David George – CEO, Leftfield Entertainment
• Donna Gigliotti – (HIDDEN FIGURES, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING)
• Julie Goldman – (LIFE, ANIMATED; WEINER; BUCK)
• Blaine Graboyes – CEO, GameCo
• Sarah Green – (LOVING, MUD, TREE OF LIFE)
• JeJuan Guillory – Supervising Producer, The Gamer Agency for Microsoft eSports and Gaming
• John Hadity – Executive Vice President, Entertainment Partners Financial Solutions
• Glenda Hersh – Co-president and Co-CEO of True Entertainment and Original Media
• Adam Hiner - Head of Video, Greatist
• William Horberg – Chair, Producers Guild of America East (THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY, SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER, THE KITE RUNNER)
• Jay Van Hoy -- (AMERICAN HONEY, THE WITCH, BEGINNERS)
• Dave Karger – Contributor, “Today” show and “Access Hollywood”
• Vassiliki Khonsari – Studio Head + Co-Creator, iNK Stories
• Jon Kilik – (THE HUNGER GAMES, BABEL, THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY)
• Todd Komarnicki - (Screenwriter: SULLY, PERFECT STRANGER, THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN)
• Brian Koppelman – (“Billions”; Co-writer: ROUNDERS, OCEAN’S THIRTEEN)
• Franklin Leonard – Founder and CEO, The Black List
• Tom Leonardis - President, Whoop, Inc., Executive Producer and Head of Development One Hoe Productions (“Strut”)
• David Levien - (“Billions”; Co-writer: ROUNDERS, OCEAN’S THIRTEEN)
• Marc Levin – (CLASS DIVIDE, HARD TIMES: LOST ON LONG ISLAND, SCHMATTA: RAGS TO RICHES TO RAGS)
• Mark Lindsay - CEO, Feature Film Consultants
• Cynthia Littleton – Managing Editor Television, Variety
• Gary Lucchesi – President, Producers Guild of America (AMERICAN PASTORAL, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, MILLION DOLLAR BABY)
• John Lyons – (SISTERS, “The Young Pope,” BOOGIE NIGHTS)
• Lori McCreary – President, Producers Guild of America (“Madam Secretary,” “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,” INVICTUS)
• Rob Miller – Agent, Alternative Television, Creative Artists Agency
• Mike Monello – Vice President, Creative, Campfire
• Chris Moore – (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, AMERICAN PIE, GOOD WILL HUNTING)
• Christian Murphy – Senior Vice President, Business Development, A+E Networks
• Lynn Novick – (“The Vietnam War,” “Prohibition,” “The War’)
• Katherine Oliver – Principal, Bloomberg Associates
• Eric Orme – Head of Amazon Video Direct
• Hanny Patel - Vice President of Video Marketing, AT&T Entertainment Group
• Lydia Dean Pilcher – Vice President, Motion Pictures, Producers Guild of America (QUEEN OF KATWE, CUTIE AND THE BOXER, THE DARJEELING LIMITED)
• Daphne Pinkerson – (“Class Divide,” “Hard Times: Lost On Long Island,” “Schmatta: Rags To Riches To Rags”)
• Chris Rock – (“Everybody Hates Chris,” GOOD HAIR, Director: “Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo”)
• Jay Roewe – Senior Vice President, West Coast Production, HBO
• Joel Roodman - Founder, Gotham Entertainment Group
• Julie Rottenberg – (“Odd Mom Out,” “Sex and the City,” “Smash”)
• Joshua Safran – (“Quantico,” “Smash,” “Gossip Girl”)
• Peter Saraf – (LOVING, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, SAFTEY NOT GUARANTEED)
• Monty Sarhan - Executive Vice President of Programming, Acquisitions, Strategy and Enterprises for EPIX
• Lisa Schomas – (“Silicon Valley,” “The Man in the High Castle,” “Castle”)
• Timothy Shey - Director, Head of Scripted, YouTube Originals
• Kimberly Steward - (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, “Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers And The Emergence Of A People”)
• Allyn Stewart - Managing Partner, Flashlight Films (SULLY, MADELINE, MAN OF THE HOUSE)
• Michael Sugar – (SPOTLIGHT, COLLATERAL BEAUTY, “The Knick”)
• Wynn Thomas – (Production Designer: HIDDEN FIGURES, A BEAUTIFUL MIND, MALCOLM X)
• Kevin J. Walsh – (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, THE WAY WAY BACK, WAR OF THE WORLDS)
• Tiffany Lea Williams - Senior Vice President of Series Development, East Coast for MTV
• Meaghan Wilson – Senior Producer, HBO Digital and Social Media

Produced By: New York 2016 presents a program of 24 offerings including panel discussions, mentoring roundtables, and workshops covering fundamental industry topics and impending changes to the dynamic world of producing. The panel topics include:

• 360 PROFILE: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
• DEMYSTIFYING THE MONEY: STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT FILM FINANCING
Sponsored by Entertainment Partners
• DYING IS EASY. COMEDY IS HARD.
Sponsored by VER
• THE FUTURE OF PRODUCING
• INSIDER TIPS FOR SELLING & PRODUCING NON-FICTION TELEVISION
• IT’S SHOW(RUNNER) TIME: A PRIMER FROM THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS
• MEET THE NEW DIGITAL BUYERS
Sponsored by DIRECTV
• PRODUCERS’ MASTERCLASS: THE POWER OF CREATIVE COLLABORATION
Sponsored by Pinewood Atlanta Studios
• THE STORYTELLING HORIZON: DIGITAL POSSIBILITIES FOR PRODUCERS
Sponsored by Deadline
• TRIPLE THREAT: CONVERSATION WITH TINA FEY
• THE TRUTH SELLS: DISTRIBUTING YOUR DOCUMENTARY AND BUILDING YOUR AUDIENCE
Sponsored by PBS
• TV TODAY: EMBRACING THE SECOND SCREEN
Sponsored by Bloomberg
• USING A LIFE TO TELL A STORY: WHEN REAL LIFE BECOMES FICTION

*The above panel topics and speakers are subject to change.

For a full list of speakers, session topics and descriptions, and to register for Produced By: New York 2016, please visit www.producedbyconference.com.

Reaching across film, television and new media, the Produced By Conference is an educational forum conducted by acclaimed producers, including numerous Oscar and Emmy Award winners, as well as the next generation of creative entrepreneurs. Produced By 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. Follow Produced By on Facebook and Twitter at www.facebook.com/producedbyconference and www.twitter.com/Produced_By or #Produced_By.

HBO and Time Warner are Hosting Sponsors of the Conference and Discovery Communications is a Supporting Sponsor. Other sponsors to date include: Bloomberg, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), Buffalo Niagara Film Office, Bushmills, CAPS, Cinecittà Studios, DIRECTV, East Coast Digital, El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office, Entertainment Partners, FILM UpstateNY, Film U.S. Virgin Islands, Freixenet Cava, Heineken, Honolulu Film Office, Indiepay, Jose Cuervo, Madroña wine, The Molecule, Moses & Singer, New York Film Academy, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Panasonic, PBS, Pinewood Atlanta Studios, Post New York Alliance, PRG, Produce Iowa, Silvercup Studios, SmartSource, Suffolk County Film Commission, Three Olives Vodka, VER, and Virginia Film Office.

PBNY is chaired by PGA members Bruce Cohen, Dana Kuznetzkoff, and Debbie Myers. Diane Salerno of Six Degrees Global is Sponsorship Director, Laura Danford Mandel of LDM PR serves as Programming Director, and Liz Hart of Liz Hart Events & Design is the conference’s Supervising Producer.

For more information about the PGA’s Produced By: New York conference, please visit:

www.producedbyconference.com
Twitter: @Produced_By
Facebook.com/ProducedByConference
Youtube.com/user/ProducersGuild
Instagram.com/ProducersGuild
Hashtag: #ProducedByNY

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