Anthony Bourdain, Sarah Jessica Parker Among Produced By: New York Speakers

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The Producers Guild of America's fourth annual New York conference will be held Oct. 28.

Chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain, indie producer and director James Schamus, actress Sarah Jessica Parker and producers Bruce Cohen, Nina Jacobson and Christine Vachon will take part in this year’s edition of the Producers Guild of America’s Produced By: New York, which will be held Oct. 28 at the Time Warner Center.

Bourdain and Lydia Tenaglia, who both serve as executive producers on CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, will take part in a “Conversation With Anthony Bourdain and Lydia Tenaglia.”

Schamus, co-founder and former CEO of Focus Features and himself a writer, director and producer, will take part in a session on the future of cinema.  

During the panel “The Power to Shake It Up,” producers Kelly Carmichael (My Week With Marilyn, Nine), Jacobson (the Hunger Games film franchise, American Crime Story TV franchise), Nina K. Noble (The Wire, The Deuce), and Parker and Alison Benson from Pretty Matches Productions will discuss creating opportunities for women in all aspects of development and production.

Cohen will moderate a “Producers’ Masterclass: The Power of Creative Collaboration” that will include Wonder Wheel producer Letty Aronson and production designer Santo Loquasto and Wonderstruck producer Vachon and cinematographer Edward Lachman.

Confirmed panelists to date are noted below in alphabetical order. All speakers are producers on their credited projects below, unless otherwise indicated:

Evgeny Afineevsky, Cries From Syria, Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom
Letty Aronson, Wonder Wheel, Midnight in Paris
Alison Benson, president, Pretty Matches Productions
Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
John Canning, vp interactive experiences, NBC Entertainment Digital
Bruce Cohen, Rebel in the Rye, American Beauty
Kelly Carmichael, president of production and development, Freckle Films; My Week With Marilyn, Nine
Jessica Goldberg, The Path, Parenthood
Bianca Goodloe, managing partner, Goodloe Law
John Hadity, executive vp, EP Financial Solutions
Nina Jacobson, founder, Color Force; The Hunger Gamesfilm franchise, American Crime Story TV franchise
Nina K. Noble, The Wire, The Deuce
Edward Lachman, cinematographer; Wonderstruck, Carol
Santo Loquasto, production designer; Wonder Wheel, Café Society
Gary Lucchesi, president of the Producers Guild of America; The Lincoln Lawyer, Million Dollar Baby
Lori McCreary, president of the Producers Guild of America; Invictus, Madam Secretary
Sarah Jessica Parker, founder and CEO, Pretty Matches Productions
Nina K. Noble, The Wire, The Deuce
Frank Patterson, president, Pinewood Atlanta Studios
James Schamus, Brokeback Mountain, Casting JonBenet
Lydia Tenaglia, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Adaora Udoji, adviser, VRAR Association; adjunct professor, ITP, NYU
Christine Vachon, Wonderstruck, Carol