Other speakers at the two-day event, which will take place on the Warner Bros. lot on June 7 and 8, include Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, Columbia Pictures’ new production president Michael De Luca, Oscar show producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper and film and television producers Lesley Chilcott, Evan Goldberg, Howard Gordon, Gale Anne Hurd, Marshall Heskovitz and Lydia Dean Pilcher.
Additional speakers will be announced at a later date, as will descriptions of the 30 panels and conference sessions that will take place at the Produced By Conference.
The speakers “offer a road map to the future of our business,” said conference co-chairs Herskovitz, Tracey Edmonds, Rachel Klein and Gary Lucchesi in the press release announcing the lineup.
This is the sixth year that the PGA has produced the conference, which takes place on a June weekend at a different studio lot each summer.
Additional information is available at the Produced By Conference website.
The full list of announced speakers, from the PGA press release:
Ceán Chaffin (GONE GIRL, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) &
David Fincher (GONE GIRL, FIGHT CLUB, SE7EN, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON)
Norman Lear (“The Jeffersons, “All In The Family”)
Seth Rogen (NEIGHBORS, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, KNOCKED UP)
Joe Roth (MALEFICENT, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN)
Chris Albrecht, CEO, Starz
Natalie Bruss, VP, Digital Strategy, ID PR
Lesley Chilcott (WAITING FOR “SUPERMAN,” AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH)
John Cooper, Director, Sundance Film Festival
Leslee Dart, Founder and CEO, 42West
Michael De Luca, President of Production, Columbia Pictures; (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, MONEYBALL, THE SOCIAL NETWORK)
Tracey Edmonds, CEO, Edmonds Entertainment; CEO, Our Stories Films; CEO, Alright TV (JUMPING THE BROOM, SOUL FOOD, GOOD LUCK CHUCK)
Tom Forman, CEO, Relativity Television (“Coming Home,” “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, “Kid Nation”)
Eden Gaha, President, Shine America
Evan Goldberg (NEIGHBORS, THIS IS THE END, SUPERBAD)
Howard Gordon (“Homeland,” “The X-Files, “24”)
Mark Gordon, President of the Producers Guild of America, (“Ray Donovan,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Criminal Minds,” SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, SPEED)
Marshall Herskovitz, Partner, Bedford Falls Company (BLOOD DIAMOND, THE LAST SAMURAI, “thirtysomething”)
Gale Anne Hurd, CEO, Valhalla Entertainment (“The Walking Dead,” THE INCREDIBLE HULK, TERMINATOR TRILOGY)
Hawk Koch, President of the Producers Guild of America, (SOURCE CODE, PRIMAL FEAR, WAYNE’S WORLD)
Jessica Lacy, Head of International & Independent Film, ICM Partners
Gary Lucchesi, Vice President of Motion Pictures, PGA; President of Lakeshore Entertainment (LINCOLN LAWYER, MILLION DOLLAR BABY, UNDERWORLD)
Lori McCreary (INVICTUS, THE MAIDEN HEIST, “Through The Wormhole”)
Neil Meron, Partner, Storyline Entertainment (2013 & 2014 Oscar Broadcasts, CHICAGO, HAIRSPRAY, “The Sound of Music Live!”)
Melanie Miller, Vice President of Acquisitions and Marketing, Gravitas Ventures
Brent Montgomery, Founder and CEO, Leftfield Entertainment (“Pawn Stars,” “American Restoration”)
Schuyler Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
Roberto Orci, Co-Founder, K/O Paper Products; (TRANSFORMERS, STAR TREK, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS)
Jim Packer, President, Worldwide Television and Digital Distribution, Lionsgate Television
Stephan Paternot, Co-Founder and CEO, Slated
Lydia Dean Pilcher, President, Cine Mosaic; (CUTIE AND THE BOXER, THE LUNCHBOX)
Tom Quinn, Co-President, RADiUS-TWC
Sara Rea (“Under the Gunn,” “Project Runway”)
Rena Ronson, Co-Head, Independent Film Group at UTA
Peter Saraf, Co-Founder, Big Beach Productions; (LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, KINGS OF SUMMER)
John Sloss, Founder, Cinetic Media; Co-Founder, FilmBuff; Founder, Sloss Eckhouse LawCo LLP; Co-Founder, Producers Distribution Agency
James D. Stern, CEO, Endgame; (LOOPER, AN EDUCATION)
James Weaver (NEIGHBORS, THIS IS THE END, THE GUILT TRIP)
Craig Zadan, Partner, Storyline Entertainment; (2013 & 2014 Oscar Broadcasts, CHICAGO, HAIRSPRAY, “The Sound of Music Live!”)