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PGA ANNOUNCES TINA FEY AS FEATURED SPEAKER AT PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK


 

PGA’S “PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK” ANNOUNCES

TINA FEY AS FEATURED SPEAKER

AND DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS AS PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

2nd Annual Event Takes Place October 24, 2015 at Time Warner Center

 

LOS ANGELES (June 29, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Produced By: New York (PBNY) will feature an in-depth discussion with producer Tina Fey for the event’s headlining “Conversations With…” series.  Additionally, Discovery Communications will serve as the presenting sponsor of the event.  For the second year, Time Warner Inc. and HBO sponsor the venue at the Time Warner Center in New York City on Saturday, October 24th, following the highly successful seventh annual Produced By Conference held in Los Angeles in May.

 

Last year’s Produced By: New York attracted more than 55 influential storytellers including Bonnie Arnold, Darren Aronofsky, Mark Gordon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jon Kilik, Hawk Koch, Jenni Konner, Don Lemon, Peter Saraf, Cathy Schulman, Morgan Spurlock, James Schamus, Harvey Weinstein, Terence Winter, and many more.  Speakers for this year’s PBNY will be announced in the coming months.

 

Lori McCreary and Gary Lucchesi, Presidents of the PGA said, “The Produced By Conference has proven to be a tremendous opportunity for producers of film, TV and digital media content to share industry acumen with their peers in a collaborative and educational setting.  We are thrilled to bring this unique event back to New York.”

 

Reaching across film, television and new media, the Produced By Conference is an educational forum conducted by acclaimed producers, including numerous Oscar and Emmy Award winners, as well as the next generation of creative entrepreneurs. Produced By is held through the Producers Guild of America’s charitable entity, the PGA Foundation, as it epitomizes the Foundation’s core mission to educate those who work in the producing profession.

 

PBNY is chaired by PGA members Bruce Cohen, Blaine Graboyes, Dana Kuznetzkoff, and Debbie Myers. Karen Schwartzman serves as Programming Director with Robin Kramer serving as the conference’s Supervising Producer.  Susan McPherson is Sponsorship Director.