Thursday, May 27, 2010

PGA "Produced By Conference"- June 4-6

The Producers Guild of America reports that 40 of the entertainment industry’s most powerful producers, representing over 100 of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, will speak at the second annual Produced By Conference (PBC) June 4-6, 2010 at 20th Century Fox Studios in LA.

"...Reaching across film, television and new media industries, PBC is a rare educational forum with dozens of conference sessions designed to provide all producers with valuable career tools and insights necessary in today’s competitive marketplace..."

"We’re thrilled that this year’s PBC program will feature some of the top producers from the film business," said film producers Gale Anne Hurd and Rachel Klein, PBC event co-chairs. "They will candidly be exploring both the challenges and opportunities in today’s marketplace, no matter if you are interested in producing blockbusters, documentaries or indies."

The list of speakers for 2010 PBC includes Bonnie Arnold (“How to Train Your Dragon,” “The Last Station,” “Toy Story”), Mark Cuban (“The Road,” “Everybody's Fine,” “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room”), Bruce Cohen (“American Beauty,” “Milk”), Andrew Z. Davis (“Your Highness,” “Role Models,” “Rush Hour 2, 3”), Dean Devlin (“Independence Day,” “The Patriot”), Tracey Edmonds (“Good Luck Chuck,” “Soul Food”), Gary Goetzman (“Where the Wild Things Are,” “Mamma Mia!”), Jeff Gomez (“Avatar,” “Pirates of the Caribbean”), Mark Gordon (“2012,” “The Day After Tomorrow,” “Saving Private Ryan”), Brian Grazer (“The Da Vinci Code,” “A Beautiful Mind”), Nicole Grindle (“Toy Story 3”), Marshall Herskovitz (“Blood Diamond,” “The Last Samurai”), Grant Heslov (“Good Night, and Good Luck.,” “The Men Who Stare at Goats”), Charlotte Huggins (“Journey to the Center of the Earth”), Gale Anne Hurd (“The Incredible Hulk,” “Armageddon”), Jon Jashni (“Clash of the Titans,” “Where the Wild Things Are,” “The Hangover”), Mark Johnson (“The Chronicles of Narnia”), Hawk Koch (“Primal Fear,” “Heaven Can Wait”), Jon Landau (“Avatar,” “Solaris,” “Titanic”), Ali LeRoi (“Are We There Yet?”), Gary Lucchesi (“Underworld” franchise), Jack Murray (“My Bloody Valentine 3D,” “Date Movie”), David V. Picker (“Lenny,” “The Jerk”), Jane Rosenthal (“Meet the Fockers 1, 2,” “What Just Happened,” “The Good Shepherd”), Charles Roven (“The Dark Knight,” “Get Smart,” “The Bank Job”), Ridley Scott (“Robin Hood,” “Gladiator,” “Thelma & Louise”), Galyn Susman (“Toy Story 3,” “Up,” “Ratatouille”), Paula Wagner (“Mission: Impossible I, II, III,” “Vanilla Sky,” “The Others”), Richard D. Zanuck (“Jaws,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Alice in Wonderland”), Sarah Green (“Tree of Life”) and Laura Ziskin (“Spider-Man 1, 2, 3,” “Pretty Woman,” “As Good As It Gets”)...