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INTV conference adds Spurlock, Plepler to line-up

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, HBO CEO Richard Plepler and MTV president Stephen Friedman (pictured) are among the speakers headed to Jerusalem for the INTV conference.
February 18, 2015

Filmmaker and Warrior Poets co-founder Morgan Spurlock, HBO CEO Richard Plepler and MTV president Stephen Friedman (pictured) are among the speakers headed to Jerusalem for the third annual INTV conference.

The two-day event – which centers on the intersection of innovation and technology in television – runs March 15 and 16, and is presented by Israel’s Keshet Media Group.

HBO’s Plepler is to engage in a conversation with author and political commentator Ari Shavit about politics and programming, while MTV’s Friedman is set to discuss how the brand is evolving through new viewing platforms.

The line-up also includes Joel Stillerman, AMC executive VP of original programming; Orly Adelson, president of ITV Studios America; Carrie Stein, executive VP of global production at Entertainment One; and Sharon Tal, executive VP of scripted programming and original development at Fox International Channels.

A complete list of speakers can be found here.

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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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