Dan Gilroy, Marc Cherry and Will Packer Added to Produced By Lineup

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The Producers Guild of America's upcoming conference announces additional speakers and moderators.

Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry will conduct a conversation with Eva Longoria and Ride Along producer Will Packer will moderate a conversation with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea at the Producers Guild of America’s upcoming Produced By Conference, which will take place May 30 and 31 at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood.

They are among the additional speakers, roundtable mentors and panel moderators who have been added to the lineup that were announced Thursday by the PGA.

Among the newly-named speakers are Nightcrawler writer and director Dan Gilroy, Big Eyes screenwriter and producer Larry Karaszewski and American Horror story executive producer Tim Minear.

Newly announced Speakers, in alphabetical order, include:

David Alpert – President, Skybound Entertainment (The Walking Dead franchise, Outcast)

Steven P. Arkle (Sparkle) – Senior Digital Colorist, Technicolor

Debra Bergman – Senior Vice President, Scripted Production, Fremantle Media

Oliver Bokelberg  ASC (Survivors Remorse, Scandal)

Lisa Callif  Partner, Donaldson + Callif

Brandon Calvillo – Celebrity Viner

Jeremy Carver – (Supernatural, Being Human)

Greg 'Klarity' Davis, Jr. – Celebrity Viner

Shirley Davis  – Vice President, Physical Production, Alcon Entertainment

Laurence Franks – Director, Production Finance, Netflix Inc.

Dan Gilroy – (Nightcrawler, The Bourne Legacy)

David Glasser – COO and President, The Weinstein Company

Larry Karaszewski  (Big Eyes, Ed Wood)

Josh Kline – Head of Media & Entertainment, Box Consulting

Jason Mante – Head of User Experience, Vine

Tim Minear  – (American Horror Story, Firefly)

Jeffrey Nachmanoff– (Traitor, The Day After Tomorrow)

Walter Newman– Director of Comedy Development, Adult Swim

Dave Waters  – Vice President of On-Location Services, Technicolor

 

Roundtable Mentors, in alphabetical order, include:

Matt Baer – Principal, Matt Baer Films (Unbroken, City by the Sea)

Arianna Bocco  SVP, Acquisitions and Production, IFC Films

Lisa Bruce – (The Theory of Everything, No Strings Attached)

Ian Bryce – Ian Bryce Productions (World War Z, Transformers franchise)

Carlton Cuse  Principal, Carlton Cuse Productions (Bates Motel, The Strain)

Tracey Edmonds – CEO and President, Edmonds Entertainment (Jumping the Broom, With this Ring)

Lauren Gellert  Executive Vice President, Development & Original Programming, WE tv (Braxton Family Values, Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars)

Marshall Herskovitz  Partner, Bedford Falls Company (The Last Samurai, thirtysomething)

Gary Lucchesi  President of the Producers Guild of America (The Age of Adaline, The Lincoln Lawyer)

Lori McCreary – President of the Producers Guild of America (Invictus, Madam Secretary)

Will Packer– Producer & Founder, Will Packer Productions (Ride Along, Think Like a Man)

Hanny Patel – Senior Director, Digital and Emerging Markets, DIRECTV

Bennett Pozil– EVP, Head of Corporate Banking, East West Bank

Hal Sadoff (The Nice Guys, Hotel Rwanda)

Russell Schwartz– President, Pandemic Marketing

Sarah Timberman – Timberman/Beverly Productions (Masters of Sex, Justified)

 

Panel Moderators, in alphabetical order, include:

Keith Arem  CEO/President, PCB Productions (Call of DutyTitanfall)

Panel: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT GAMES, BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

 

Debra Birnbaum  Executive Editor, Television, Variety

Panel: SCARY 3.0: THE NEW HORROR

 

Marc Cherry – (Desperate Housewives, Golden Girls)

Panel: CONVERSATION WITH: EVA LONGORIA

 

Joe Chianese  Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions

Panel: PRODUCTION INCENTIVES AND THE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRODUCER Sponsored by Entertainment Partners

 

Carolyn Giardina  Contributing Editor, Tech, The Hollywood Reporter

Panel: PICTURE CLARITY: MAKING SENSE OF NEW CAMERA AND WORKFLOW OPTIONS Sponsored by ARRI and Technicolor

 

Mark Gordon – Principal, Mark Gordon Company (Steve Jobs, Ray Donovan)

THE ART AND CRAFT OF PITCHING FOR TELEVISION Sponsored by Stars United Network LLC and

THE ART AND CRAFT OF PITCHING FOR FILM

 

Pete Hammond – Chief Film Critic and Awards Columnist, Deadline Hollywood

Panel: 360 PROFILE: EMPIRE Sponsored by Illinois Film Office

 

Hawk Koch – Principal, The Koch Company (Source Code, Primal Fear)

Panel: THE WORLD’S (SOON-TO-BE) BIGGEST MARKET: A PRODUCER’S GUIDE TO OPPORTUNITIES IN CHINA Sponsored by East West Bank

 

Gary Lucchesi  President, Producers Guild of America (The Age of Adaline, The Lincoln Lawyer)

Panel: THE STATE OF FINANCING FILMS TODAY Sponsored by Pacific Mercantile Bank

 

Jade McQueen – Managing Director, Media & Entertainment, Box

Panel: PRODUCING A HIT WITH YOUR WORKFLOW IN THE CLOUD Sponsored by Box

 

Ted Mundorff  President and CEO, Landmark Theatres

Panel: INDEPENDENT FILM: THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN Sponsored by DIRECTV

 

Will Packer – Producer & Founder, Will Packer Productions (Ride Along, Think Like A Man)

Panel: CONVERSATION WITH: REESE WITHERSPOON & BRUNA PAPANDREA

 

Sanjay Sharma – President and Chief Operating Officer, All Def Digital

Panel: THE INTERSECTION OF NEW TECHNOLOGY AND TRADITIONAL MEDIA: HOW THE SOCIAL WEB IS CHANGING THE GAME

 

Vance Van Petten National Executive Director, Producers Guild of America

Panel: ALL THINGS PRODUCING: ASK THE PROS

 

Hayma “Screech” Washington – (The Amazing Race, Hurricane Hunters)

Panel: UNSCRIPTED AND UNCENSORED: MEET THE BUYERS OF NON-SCRIPTED TV

 

Sharon Waxman – CEO and Editor in Chief, TheWrap

Panel: BASED ON A TRUE STORY

 

Winnie Wong  – SVP, Momentous Insurance Brokerage

Panel: HOW NOT TO GET SUED Sponsored by Momentous Insurance

 

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