Unscripted

Realscreen unveils advisory board for 2020 Summit

In advance of the 2020 Realscreen Summit – the 22nd edition, once again to be held in New Orleans – the Realscreen team is announcing the event’s advisory board, comprised ...
July 5, 2019

In advance of the 2020 Realscreen Summit – the 22nd edition, once again to be held in New Orleans – the Realscreen team is announcing the event’s advisory board, comprised of top level executives from across the international non-fiction and unscripted screen content spectrum.

Joining the board this year are:
Solange Attwood: EVP, International, Blue Ant Media
Kate Beal: Chief Executive Officer, Woodcut Media
Sean Cohan: President, Wheelhouse
Danny Horan: Head of Factual, Channel 4
Tara Long: President, Global Unscripted Television, Entertainment One
Ghen Maynard: Senior EVP, Alternative Programming, CBS Television Studios
Gena McCarthy: EVP, Head of Unscripted Programming, Lifetime & Head of Programming, FYI (A+E Networks)
Howard T. Owens: Founder & Co-CEO, Propagate Content
Tina Perry: President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Alex Piper: Head of Unscripted, North & South America, YouTube Originals
Maggie Pisacane: Partner, Non-Scripted TV, WME
Maria Silver: President, Optomen Productions

The Realscreen Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted and non-fiction entertainment. For more than two decades, delegates from around the world have convened at the Summit to network with, and learn from the leading lights of the industry, making it a must-attend event for content creators, distributors, agents, commissioners and multi-platform broadcasters of unscripted and non-fiction content.

The Realscreen Summit takes place from January 27-30 at the Sheraton New Orleans, and early bird registration is underway. For more information, click here.

(Photo: The 2019 Summit Showdown, by Yvette Ponthier)

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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