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After getting your conference badge and schedule in the lobby, head to the Park Café for a continental breakfast sponsored by Cinecittà Studios. At 9:00 am there will be brief welcoming remarks that you wont want to miss.
The experts featured in this session share their reflections and trade secrets regarding the pitfalls and perils (as well as the rewards and successes) that come with TV’s most coveted position.
This session brings together top distributors, filmmakers and sales agents for a candid and revealing discussion about marketplace expectations and realities in the doc world.
In this session, a collection of producers, executives, and professionals on the front lines of content creation discuss the years ahead, and the ways in which they’ve adapted their creative and commercial strategies to account for the changes to come.
Our panel of veteran filmmakers and storytellers zero in on the intersection where truth meets fiction and real people's lives and reputations are on the line.
This session will explore the ways in which digital producers have moved beyond marketing and are helping to expand distribution and monetization opportunities for today’s productions.
In this special conversation, PBNY welcomes Tina Fey for a candid discussion about comedy, the entertainment business and what it takes to get a funny story made these days.
Lunch – Have lunch with one of our sponsors at their table to learn more about their products and services.
Manchester by the Sea, one of the season’s most eagerly anticipated releases and the third film from acclaimed writer/director Kenneth Lonergan, presents an object lesson in the competing challenges faced by independent producers championing artistically ambitious stories.
This session will explore numerous second screen implementations emerging from brand partnerships, and demonstrate how meaningful audience engagement can drive ratings, revenue and advertising potential.
For the second year, PBNY will talk about the filmmaking process with the producers of some of this year’s most acclaimed features.
Digital buyers and distribution platforms reveal what kind of content they licensing, buying and co-producing and innovative ways for producers to work with them.
Come listen to producers, lawyers, equity & debt financiers, and sales agents analyze hypothetical film and television case studies, discussing the essential elements and key factors that determine how and why a project ultimately gets financed.
In this session, we bring together a collection of some of the business’ most talented and experienced comic storytellers to talk about the painstaking process of creating work that, at its best, feels fresh, effortless and inspired.
In this session, top New York network executives, producers and non-fiction agents tackle the issues and the opportunities in the new normal of non-fiction.
Cocktail Reception – Please join PBNY attendees, speakers, and sponsors for a networking cocktail reception in the Park Café while enjoying complimentary wine, beer, spirits and food.
Producers Guild of America
8530 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 400
Beverly Hills, CA 90211