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Taking the Plunge, Crossing the Pond

While the multitude of channels at play in the U.S. might make it seem like its streets are paved with gold (or at least with greenlights), there are many factors ...
July 9, 2014

While the multitude of channels at play in the U.S. might make it seem like its streets are paved with gold (or at least with greenlights), there are many factors that come to the fore when it comes to making an impact in America as a production company, especially when you’re coming from a different territory. Here, you’ll hear from network execs, production companies of varying sizes, and other industry notables about the challenges and potential triumphs that exist within the U.S. factual and unscripted market, and how to maximize your chances of cutting through the stiff competition and making your mark.

Roy Ackerman

Managing Director

Fresh One Productions


Dimitri Doganis

Founder
Raw TV Ltd


Laura Marshall

Managing Director
Icon Films


Matt Robins

Creative Director

October Films


Robert Sharenow

EVP & General Manager
Lifetime

Early bird pricing is in effect until Friday, August 8. Register online or email Joel Pinto at jpinto@brunico.com to secure your spot.

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About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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