AT&T Named Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the Second Annual 'Produced By Conference'
Thursday, May 27, 2010
AT&T to spearhead mobile entertainment track at conference to be held at 20th Century Fox Studios...
Los Angeles (May 27, 2010) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that AT&T* will be the exclusive presenting sponsor for the second annual Produced By Conference (PBC), which will be held June 4-6, 2010 at 20th Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles.
"We are pleased to have AT&T as the presenting sponsor for the second annual Produced By Conference,” said Gale Anne Hurd and Rachel Klein, PBC event co-chairs. "Given the vital role mobile and wireless technology now serves within the entertainment industry, AT&T’s involvement couldn’t be more relevant, especially with many sessions at the conference being devoted to new technologies.”
In addition to being the exclusive presenting sponsor, AT&T will also spearhead the mobile entertainment track at the conference, which will include two seminars and the AT&T Speakers Lounge, which will serve as a gathering hub for conference speakers. AT&T will also offer the AT&T Showcase on Stage 8 that will provide an interactive look at the future of media and new technologies. The area will offer complimentary Wi-Fi to attendees as well.
"The ‘Produced By Conference’ is known for delivering the same attributes that are at the core of the AT&T brand and our mission– discovery, learning, and creative inspiration,” said Chris Schembri, vice president, AT&T Media Services. "We are excited to serve as the presenting sponsor of this event and look forward to showcasing AT&T mobility, broadband, voice and video services to the entertainment and media communities.”
Reaching across film, television and new media industries, PBC is a rare educational forum involving acclaimed producers, including countless Academy Award®-winning filmmakers and Emmy® winners, as well as the next generation of creative entrepreneurs.
The 2010 PBC will feature an extraordinary program of esteemed speakers, panel discussions and seminars devoted to a wide range of topics designed to provide all producers with valuable career tools and insights necessary in today’s competitive marketplace. For 2010 PBC program details and further information, visit
PBC is an annual event sponsored, produced and managed by the PGA. All profits from PBC are reinvested into industry member services, including education, industry promotion, production standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T I DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com. This AT&T news release and other announcements are available at http://www.att.com/newsroom and as part of an RSS feed at www.att.com/rss. Or follow our news on Twitter at @ATTNews. Find us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ATT to discover more about our consumer and wireless services or at www.Facebook.com/ATTSmallBiz to discover more about our small business services.
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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 PGA has over 4,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members health benefits, enforcing workplace labor laws, the creation of fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts. The PGA hosts important industry events including the annual PGA Awards and the Produced By Conference. For more information, visit www.producersguild.org.
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