Produced By 2017 Conference Lineup Unveiled

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From left: Damien Chazelle, Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay

Damien Chazelle, Jordan Peele, Ted Sarandos, Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey will take part in the Producers Guild of America's annual event.

La La Land director Damien Chazelle, Get Out director Jordan Peele, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, 13th director Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey will all take part in conversations at the Producers Guild of America’s Produced By conference, which is set to run June 10-11 at the Twentieth Century Fox lot in Century City.

The lineup also includes a “360 Profile,” a roundtable discussion about 21 Laps Entertainment, whose recent productions have included Arrival and the Netflix series Stranger Things, with the company’s founder and principal Shawn Levy, president Dan Levine and executive vp Dan Cohen.

While Chazelle, Peele and Sarandos will all sit for individual conversations, Winfrey and DuVernay will appear together to talk about their work as executive producers on the OWN series Queen Sugar.

The program to date includes the following sessions:

360 Profile: 21 Laps Entertainment
Animation Odyssey: The Journey From Major Studio to Indie Creative Freedom
Anatomy of a Workflow — Minimizing Costs for Productions
The Art and Craft of Pitching for Film & Television
Content Is King: Meet the Buyers
Conversation With: Damien Chazelle
Conversation With: Jordan Peele
Conversation With: Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay
Conversation With: Ted Sarandos
Financing Your Film: How to Get Your Project Made Outside the Studio System
Five Things Every Producer Needs to Know About Virtual Reality
How These Network & Studio Heads Are Transforming Television
New Opportunities in Non-Fiction: Docs, Limited Series & Alternative Programming
Putting Together Your Indie Film Dream Team
Show Me the Money: Maximizing Value From Producer Share Participations
To Cast or Not to Cast: Challenges and Solutions in Insuring Talent
Turning Digital Disruption Into Creative Opportunities
The Whole World Is Watching: Producing for a Global Audience

Confirmed panelists to date are noted below in alphabetical order. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Stephanie Allain, Principal, Homegrown Pictures; Dear White People (film and Netflix series), Hustle & Flow
Ian Bryce, Principal, Ian Bryce Productions; Transformers franchise, Saving Private Ryan
John Canning, Chairman, New Media Council, Producers Guild of America; VP, Interactive Experiences, NBC Entertainment Digital
Damien Chazelle; La La Land, Whiplash
Joe Chianese, Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions
Dan Cohen, Executive Vice President, 21 Laps Entertainment; Stranger Things, Kin
Eric d'Arbeloff, Co-President and Co-Founder, Roadside Attractions
Moira Demos, Co-Founder Synthesis Films LLC; Making a Murderer
Ava DuVernay, Founder, Array; A Wrinkle in Time, Queen Sugar
Tracey Edmonds, CEO and President, Edmonds Entertainment; Co-Host, Extra; Jumping The Broom, With This Ring
David Glasser, Chief Operating Officer and President, The Weinstein Company; TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, Six
Jason Goldberg, Chief Creative Officer, Digital and New Media Group/Alternative Content, STX Entertainment
Carla Hacken, President of Production, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment; Hell or High Water, The Book of Henry
Marshall Herskovitz, Partner, Bedford Falls Company; The Last Samurai, thirtysomething
Neville L. Johnson, Profit Participation Litigator, Johnson & Johnson LLP
Glenn Kennel, President and CEO, ARRI
Robert Kondo, Founder, Tonko House; Ratatouille, Toy Story 3
Dan Levine, President, 21 Laps Entertainment; The Darkest Minds, Arrival
Shawn Levy, Principal, 21 Laps Entertainment; Stranger Things, Arrival
Gary Lucchesi, President of the Producers Guild of America; The Lincoln Lawyer, Million Dollar Baby
Christie Mattull, Managing Director, HUB International Insurance Services
Lori McCreary, President of the Producers Guild of America; Invictus, Madam Secretary
Deborah McIntosh, Agent, Global Finance and Distribution Group, WME
Jade McQueen, Managing Director, Media & Entertainment, Box
Ted Mundorff, President and CEO, Landmark Theatres
Jordan Peele, Principal, Monkeypaw Productions; Get Out, Key and Peele
Tom Quinn, Founder & CEO, NEON; Citizenfour, Bachelorette
Laura Ricciardi, Co-Founder, Synthesis Films LLC; Making a Murderer
Sabrina K. Robinson, CPA, Robinson Granatt LLP
Lilianne (Lía) Rodríguez, Producer & Lawyer based in Cuba
Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix
Sanjay Sharma, President and Chief Executive Officer, All Def Digital
Daisuke "Dice" Tsutsumi, Founder, Tonko House; Ratatouille, Toy Story 3
Kevin Turen, President, Phantom Four Films; The Birth of a Nation, Arbitrage
Angus Wall, Principal, Rock Paper Scissors Entertainment; Five Came Back, 13th
Oprah Winfrey, CEO, OWN and Harpo Films; Queen Sugar, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Produced By 2017 conference is chaired by PGA members Ian Bryce, Tracey Edmonds, Marshall Herskovitz and Rachel Klein. The team includes supervising producer Barry Kaplan (EKG, Inc.), program director Madelyn Hammond (Madelyn Hammond & Associates), sponsorship director Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global) and marketing consultant Kristin Petrovich (Createasphere).

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