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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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