Jake Gyllenhaal has been added as a featured speaker at the Producers Guild of America’s inaugural Produced by: New York, it was announced Tuesday. PGA President Emeritus Hawk Koch will moderate the one-on-one discussion. In addition to playing the lead role of Lou Bloom, Gyllenhaal is also a producer on Dan Gilroy‘s upcoming thriller, “Nightcrawler,”
Other newly announced speakers at the conference include Jeremy Chilnick, Donna Gigliotti, William Horberg, Jenni Konner, Cookie Monster and Lauren Zalaznick.
Produced By: New York will feature 12 full conference sessions, panel discussions, mentoring roundtables and networking opportunities designed to address key industry topics and discuss the evolving world of producing.
In addition to “Conversation With: Jake Gyllenhaal,” other scheduled events include “The Ms. Factor: The Power of Female-Driven Content,” “Greenlight Secrets Revealed: 10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Network Head,” “The Biggest Business in Entertainment – Producing for Video Games!,” “Producing the News (On Every Platform)” and “The State of Producing.”
Produced By: New York will take place at the Time Warner Center in NYC on Saturday, Oct. 25.