Established in 2008, the Produced By Conference is an annual weekend event that brings together producers from film, television and other media for roundtables, panels and networking events. This year’s Produced By is the first since 2019, after the conference faced multiple cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will take place June 11-12 at the Fox Studio Lot in Los Angeles.
In addition to announcing the return of the event, the conference also announced the co-chairs for the 13th edition. Betsy Beers, Mike Farah and Charles D. King will all serve as event co-chairs. Beers is a creative partner and executive producer at Shonda Rhimes’ production company Shondaland, Farah is the managing director of popular comedy website and production company Funny or Die, and King is the founder and CEO of Macro, Better. known for producing “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “Gentified”.
Produced By Conference programming includes mentorship roundtables, where experienced producers give attendees advice on breaking into the industry. The conference also hosts annual Pitch Perfect sessions, where select attendees can pitch projects to executives and receive feedback on how to improve.
Branden Chapman is the supervising producer of the Produced By conference. Matt Ullian and Jane Sarkin are program directors, Diane Salerno is sponsorship director and Julie Giles is marketing consultant. Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis is handling public relations for the conference. A+E Studios, Batch & Bottle, BEN Group Inc., Delta, DNEG, GreenSlate, Honolulu Film Office, National Geographic Documentary Films, Produce Iowa and Fox Studio Lot are sponsors of Produced By.
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