LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that its eighth annual “Produced By Conference” will be hosted by Sony Pictures on the studio lot in Culver City, CA June 4-5, 2016. A signature event of the PGA, The Produced By Conference features panel discussions and group mentoring sessions with influential voices in the global producing community. The two-day event brings together leading film, television, and digital producers for exclusive educational and networking opportunities with Oscar®-winning filmmakers, Emmy®-winning showrunners, and upcoming creative entrepreneurs.


Produced By Conference 2016 is chaired by Guild members Ian Bryce, Tracey Edmonds, Marshall Herskovitz, and Rachel Klein.


In addition to Sony Pictures, sponsors to-date include: Cadillac, the official Automotive Partner of the PGA; Delta Air Lines, the 2016 official Airline Partner of the PGA; Corbis Entertainment, annual PGA sponsor; PRG, Production Resource Group, annual sponsor of the PGA; Panasonic, annual PGA sponsor; Box; Film in Iceland; Minnesota Film & TV; and Pacific Mercantile Bank.


Returning to the Produced By Conference team are Supervising Producer Barry Kaplan (EKG, Inc.), Program Director Madelyn Hammond (Madelyn Hammond and Associates), and Sponsorship Director Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global).


Produced By Conference 2016 is made possible by the Producers Guild of America’s charitable entity, the PGA Foundation, and epitomizes the Foundation’s core mission to educate those working in the producing profession. T


About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)

The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 7,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices.  


About Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.