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Producers Guild Announces Speakers for 2024 Produced By Conference

Producers Guild Announces Speakers for 2024 Produced By Conference

Produced By lineup to include FOX’s ‘Accused’, HBO’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ & ‘How To with John Wilson’, Max’s ‘Tokyo Vice’ & ‘Hacks’ and sessions highlighting the future of producing with education surrounding AI.

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the first round of speakers for the 2024 annual Produced By Conference on Saturday, June 8 at the FOX Studio Lot in Century City. The Producers Guild returns with the conference headlined by the industry’s top producers that will offer participants exclusive insights and valuable strategies for the future of production across film, TV and new media.

The confirmed speakers to date include: Alan Poul (Tokyo Vice), Amy Gravitt (Executive Vice President and Head of HBO and Max Original Comedy Programming) Angela Russo-Otstot (Cherry, The Gray Man), Brad Simpson (Crazy Rich Asians, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes), Charles Roven (Oppenheimer, The Dark Knight Trilogy), Donald De Line (Green Lantern, Ready Player One), Greg Berlanti (Red, White & Royal Blue), Ghaith Mahmood (Partner of Latham & Watkins), Howard Gordon (Accused), Jack Rapke (Cast Away), Paul W. Downs (Hacks), Jeff Schaffer (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Joanna Popper (Breonna's Garden, Fight Back), John Wilson (How To with John Wilson), J.T. Rogers (Tokyo Vice), Jen Statsky (Hacks), Kate Crawford (Atlas of AI), Lori McCreary (Madam Secretary), Lucia Aniello (Hacks), Lynette Howell Taylor (A Star is Born), Mike Farah (@fter Midnight), Renard T. Jenkins (President, I2A2 Technologies, Labs & Studio), Roxanne Taylor (the GOAT), Tommy Oliver (Juice WRLD: Into The Abyss), Sarah Aubrey (Head of Max Original Programming), Stephanie Allain (Dear White People) - with more to be announced soon.

Produced By will feature innovative panels, numerous networking opportunities and the return of its classic ‘State of Producing’ panel with key producers sharing the current challenges producers are facing today and how to overcome them to achieve success.

New for this year’s conference is the focus on the future of producing. This includes two panels dedicated to AI with different conversations around the advancement of technology within the industry. One panel will focus on how producers can utilize AI to bring value to their production while the other will discuss how to adapt and thrive in this new era of.

“This year’s Produced By Conference program will ignite meaningful conversations around the current and future state of the industry and the producing profession” said Producers Guild of America Presidents, Stephanie Allain and Donald De Line. “We look forward to coming together with our peers to learn, engage with each other, and begin conversations that will continue beyond the conference.”

Confirmed panelists to date are noted below in alphabetical order. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

    CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • Alan Poul (Tokyo Vice)
  • Angela Russo-Otstot (Cherry, The Gray Man)
  • Brad Simpson (Crazy Rich Asians, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes)
  • Charles Roven (Oppenheimer, The Dark Knight Trilogy)
  • Greg Berlanti (Red, White & Royal Blue)
  • Ghaith Mahmood (Partner of Latham & Watkins)
  • Howard Gordon (Accused)
  • Jack Rapke (Cast Away)
  • Paul W. Downs (Hacks)
  • Jeff Schaffer (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
  • John Wilson (How To with John Wilson)
  • J.T. Rogers (Tokyo Vice)
  • Jen Statsky (Hacks)
  • Kate Crawford (Atlas of AI)
  • Lori McCreary (Madam Secretary)
  • Lucia Aniello (Hacks)
  • Lynette Howell Taylor (A Star is Born)
  • Mike Farah (@fter Midnight)
  • Renard T. Jenkins (President, I2A2 Technologies, Labs & Studio)
  • Roxanne Taylor (the GOAT)
  • Tommy Oliver (Juice WRLD: Into The Abyss)

    CONFIRMED MODERATORS

  • Amy Gravitt (Executive Vice President and Head of HBO and Max Original Comedy Programming)
  • Donald De Line (Green Lantern, Ready Player One)
  • Joanna Popper (Breonna's Garden, Fight Back)
  • Sarah Aubrey (Head of Max Original Programming)
  • Stephanie Allain (Dear White People)
  • *The above speakers are subject to change.

In addition to host sponsor FOX Studio Lot, conference sponsors to date include Astek, BENlabs, Box, Cadillac, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, FOX, Glenfiddich Scotch Whisky, HBO|Max, Honolulu Film Office, Massachusetts Film Office, National Geographic, Oklahoma Film + Music, Quixote, Rosenthal Wine Bar and Patio, SmartSource, Sunset Studios, Universal Production Services, and Wrapbook.

The Produced By Conference 2024 team is Executive Producer, Branden Chapman; Sponsorship Director, Diane Salerno and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis.