Weinsteins, Spurlock set for Produced By: New York

Mogran Spurlock (pictured) and Bob and Harvey Weinstein are among the speakers confirmed for the Producers Guild of America's inaugural Produced By: New York conference.
August 19, 2014

The Weinstein Company co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein, documentarian Morgan Spurlock (pictured) and Cutie and the Boxer producer Lydia Dean Pilcher are to speak at the inaugural Produced By: New York conference in October.

The conference, which is organized by the Producers Guild of America (PGA), launched in 2009 in Los Angeles. The New York edition will take place on October 25 at the Time Warner Center, featuring 12 sessions and mentoring roundtable opportunities.

PGA members Blaine Graboyes, Dana Kuznetzkoff, Benjamin Lehmann and Bruce Cohen are chairing the event. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The list of presently confirmed speakers follows below:

Barbara Hall (Madam Secretary, Homeland, Joan of Arcadia)
Bob Weinstein, co-chairman, The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films
Bruce Cohen (Silver Linings Playbook, Milk)
Colin Carrier, chief strategy officer,
Donna Gigliotti (Silver Linings Playbook, Shakespeare in Love)
Gary Lucchesi, president of the Producers Guild, president of Lakeshore Entertainment (Lincoln, Million Dollar Baby)
Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman, The Weinstein Company
James Schamus (Brokeback Mountain, Hulk)
Jenni Konner (Girls)
Keith Arem, president, PCB Productions
Lori McCreary, CEO of Revelations Entertainment, president of the Producers Guild (Invictus, Through The Wormhole)
Lydia Dean Pilcher, president, Cine Mosaic (Cutie and the Boxer, The Lunchbox)
Mark Gordon (Grey’s Anatomy, Saving Private Ryan)
Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, Inside Man)
Peter Saraf, co-founder, Big Beach Productions (Little Miss Sunshine)
Stephen Totilo, editor-in-chief, Kotaku
Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street, Boardwalk Empire)
Tom Fontana, (You Don’t Know Jack, Oz)

For further details, visit the conference’s website.

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