Produced By: Reese Witherspoon, Eva Longoria, Tyler Perry Among L.A. Speakers

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Kevin Smith, Brian Grazer, Lee Daniels, Carlton Cuse and Arianna Bocco are also on the May conference schedule.

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon and producing partner Bruna Papandrea, prolific filmmaker Tyler Perry, Eva Longoria (Telenovela) and SmodCo head Kevin Smith are among those set to participate in panels during the seventh annual Produced By conference running May 30-31 on the Paramount Pictures lot.

Other speakers announced Tuesday by the Producers Guild of America include thirtysomething producer Marshall Herskovitz, PGA president and producer Gary Lucchesi, PGA president and producer Lori McCreary, Landmark Theaters president and CEO Ted Mundorff and Tracey Edmonds (With This Ring).

Also scheduled are sessions to feature The Media Farm's Chris Moore, Bona Film Group's Jeffrey Chan, Mark Gordon, head of The Mark Gordon Company, and The Koch Company's Hawk Koch. The PGA conference will this year feature sessions on life-story adaptations, indie movies, the fast-growing Chinese market, factual TV and next-generation horror storytelling, organizers said.

The PGA will also present an Empire roundtable with Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer, Danny Strong and Ilene Chaiken

A complete list of the initial slate of speakers follows:

Richard Abramowitz – President, Abramorama

Keith Arem – Creative Director and President, PCB Productions (“Call of Duty,” “Titanfall”)

Craig Armstrong – Co-Founder and CEO, 5X5 Media (“Survivor,” “King of the Nerds”)

Matthew Baer– Principal, Matt Baer Films (UNBROKEN, CITY BY THE SEA)

Justin Berenbaum – Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Relations, 505 Games

Arianna Bocco – SVP, Acquisitions and Production, IFC Films


Ian Bryce – Ian Bryce Productions (WORLD WAR Z, TRANSFORMERS franchise)

Ilene Chaiken – Principal, Little Chicken Inc.

Jeffrey Chan – Director & Chief Operating Officer, Bona Film Group

Joe Chianese -- Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions

Carlton Cuse – Principal, Carlton Cuse Productions (“Bates Motel,” The Strain”)

Lee Daniels – CEO, Lee Daniels Entertainment (“Empire,” LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER)

Charlie Ebersol – Founder and CEO, The Company("The Profit," "NFL Characters Unite")

Tracey Edmonds – CEO and President, Edmonds Entertainment (JUMPING THE BROOM, "With this Ring")

Ellen Eliasoph – President and CEO, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Asia

Lauren Gellert – Executive VP, Development & Original Programming, WE tv (“Braxton Family Values,” “Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars”)

Mark Gordon – Principal, Mark Gordon Company (“Ray Donovan,” SAVING PRIVATE RYAN)

Brian Grazer – Chairman, Imagine Entertainment (“Empire,” A BEAUTIFUL MIND)

Marshall Herskovitz – Partner, Bedford Falls Company (THE LAST SAMURAI, “thirtysomething”)

Grant Heslov --Partner, Smokehouse Pictures (ARGO, GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK)

Holly Hirzel – Experience PM, Microsoft HoloLens (“1 vs 100 Xbox Live”)

Rachel Klein -- Producer/Partner Solaris Entertainment ("30 for 30: The Fab Five," "30 Days in May")

Hawk Koch – Principal, The Koch Company (SOURCE CODE, PRIMAL FEAR)


David Linde – Founder/Producer, Lava Bear Films (SHUT IN, FLOWERS OF WAR)

Eva Longoria – Founder/Producer, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment (“Devious Maids,” “Telenovela”)

Gary Lucchesi – President of the Producers Guild of America (MILLION DOLLAR BABY, THE LINCOLN LAWYER)

Laurence Mark –Producer, Laurence Mark Productions (DREAMGIRLS, JULIE & JULIA)

Lori McCreary – President of the Producers Guild of America (INVICTUS, “Madam Secretary”)

Brent Montgomery– CEO, Leftfield Entertainment (“Pawn Stars,” “Tiny House Nation”)

Chris Moore – Principal, The Media Farm (GOOD WILL HUNTING, AMERICAN PIE)

Ted Mundorff – President and CEO, Landmark Theatres

Mark Owens --Chief Revenue Officer, Corbis Entertainment

Tyler Perry – Chairman, The Tyler Perry Company (“If Loving You Is Wrong,” DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN)

Brant Pinvidic – CCO, 3 Ball Entertainment (“Extreme Weight Loss,” “Bar Rescue”)

Bruna Papandrea – Co-Founder, Pacific Standard (WILD, HOT PURSUIT)

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

Elsa Ramo – Founding Partner, Ramo Law PC

Bruce Robertson – EVP, Creative Strategy, ITV Studios America ("#RichKids of Beverly Hills," "The Chase")

Kevin Smith – President, SModCo (YOGA HOSERS, CLERKS III)

Danny Strong – (“Empire,” LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER)

Vance Van Petten -- National Executive Director, Producers Guild of America

Adrian Ward – Division Manager, Entertainment Industries Division, Pacific Mercantile Bank

Sophie Watts – President, STX Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon – Co-Founder, Pacific Standard (WILD, HOT PURSUIT)

Winnie Wong – SVP, Momentous Insurance Brokerage

Vince Zampella – CEO, Respawn Entertainment (“Titanfall,” “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 &2”)

Ed Zobrist – General Manager, Games Division, RockYou (“The Walking Dead” Facebook game, “The Fast & Furious” Facebook game)