NETWORKING SUMMIT:

AGENTS AND MANAGERS 

April 21 and 22

  • Two day informational and educational summit with top agents and managers for filmmakers and screenwriters currently seeking representation

  • The purpose of the event is to provide insight and strategies for acquiring representation

  • Questions will be taken in advance and pre-selected, and all registered participants will be invited to provide a logline or brief synopsis of their current project, which will be forwarded to our speakers

  • Ticket Options: Individual Panel Tickets ($25), All-Access Pass ($125)

  • Each session will take place on Zoom and last approximately 45 minutes

  • Please be sure to see your confirmation e-mail, which INCLUDES CONFERENCE ZOOM LINKS

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Agent, William Morris Endeavor

Adam Harris

Adam Harris is an agent in WME’s Non-Scripted TV department based out of Los Angeles, where he has worked since 2013.  He represents talent, production companies and filmmakers, primarily by packaging and selling tv shows and documentaries.  Adam specializes in working with strong diverse voices both in front of and behind the camera, and is passionate about telling stories that can lead to change and amplify messages from different perspectives.  

 

Some of his talent clients include MARSHAWN LYNCH, DAN LEVY, SEAN EVANS, DAPPER DAN, STEVE AOKI, CAMILLE KOSTEK and KING PRINCESS.  He also works with filmmakers like QUINN WILSON, RICK FAMUYIWA, MARTIN ROE and ANDREA NEVINS.  Adam’s production company clients include MATADOR CONTENT, NACELLE CO, DIRTY ROBBER, FRUIT TREE, GLASSMAN MEDIA and SMAC ENT, and he works alongside major media companies such as HYPEBEAST and CONDÉ NAST to build out their entertainment portfolios.

 

Adam also works closely with Endeavor’s Talent Ventures group, which focuses on pairing talent with emerging brands via equity agreements to form true creative partnerships. Through this group, he draws on the various departments within the agency and its sister companies like 160over90 and IMG Models.  He loves helping entrepreneurial talent push boundaries and color outside the lines.  Adam was born in New York, and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Political Science

April 21st

1:45 p.m. EST/10:45 a.m. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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Partner, The Gersh Agency

Roy Ashton

Roy Ashton is the Head of the TV Literary & Packaging Dept. at The Gersh Agency, with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Prior to joining Gersh as Partner, Ashton spent 13 years at Creative Artists Agency.

 

He functions in all areas of television, helping clients sell and package television projects at the major networks, major cable, and premium cable outlets.

Ashton’s client business includes showrunners, writers, production companies, directors, distributors, authors, and actors from all over the globe.

April 21st

3:00 P.M. EST/12:00 P.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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President, Above The Line Agency

Rima Greer

Rima Greer is president of Above the Line Agency. Based in Beverly Hills, Above the Line Agency represents writers, directors and actors. She began her career at the Writers Guild of America, William Morris Agency and Writers & Artists Agency. Rima has worked as a Hollywood agent for over 35 years.

 

Ms. Greer has also been involved in over 70 produced films and episodes, including studio projects like JUMANJI, CHARLIE’S ANGELS, BACKDRAFT and CONSTANTINE. A devotee of independent film, she also shepherded projects such as THE PROPHECY (Christopher Walken), ALEGRIA (Cirque du Soleil), SLOW BURN (Minnie Driver), HE WAS A QUIET MAN (Christian Slater and William H. Macy), and THE POKER HOUSE with writer/director Lori Petty, starring Jennifer Lawrence. Projects in development include a reboot of THE WALTONS” at Warner Bros., and “Moose Murders” at MGM. Recent projects in release include three films for “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings” at Netflix, “Backdraft 2” for Universal, “Alien Xmas” at Netflix.

April 21st

4:30 P.M. EST/1:30 P.M. PST

 

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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President, The Muraviov Company

Kathy Muraviov

Kathy Muraviov is president of The Muraviov Company. Prior to launching her management company, Kathy Muraviov spent over 20 years as Script Services manager at NBC Universal Studios.  In January, 2004, Kathy left Universal to start her own business of managing screenwriters. Her roster of screenwriters currently have a handful of options in place (she had 6 projects optioned in March alone), and maintains an extraordinary roster of clients from all over the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Australia. 

April 22nd

1:30 P.M. EST/10:30 A.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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Sales Agent 

President, Obscured Pictures

RJ Millard

R.J. Millard is a sales agent, and  president of Obscured Pictures, as well as the former VP of Publicity at Focus Features, SVP Marketing and Publicity at Samuel Goldwyn Films/Roadside Attractions/IDP Distribution and and Press Officer, New Media Development at the Sundance Film Festival. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, his work includes working with filmmakers and producers on securing distribution deals, representing filmmakers at domestic and international film markets, and film festival strategies. RJ’s clients have included Bleecker Street Films, Amazon Studios, Focus Features, IMAX, Roadside Attractions, A24, IFC Films, Broad Green Pictures and more. He has overseen campaigns for top filmmakers from Terrence Malick (VOYAGE OF TIME) to Jim Jarmusch (GIMME DANGER) and ran awards campaigns for multiple Academy Award nominated films, as well as numerous Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nominated films.

April 21st 

11:00 a.m. EST/8:00 a.m. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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President, Paradigm Consulting

Peter Broderick

Peter Broderick is one of the world’s leading Distribution Strategists. He spearheads the distribution of exceptional documentary films and has consulted on over 1400 films around the world. As President of Paradigm Consulting, he helps filmmakers and media companies maximize distribution, audiences, and revenues. Peter was President of Next Wave Films, which supplied finishing funds and other support to filmmakers from the US and abroad, helping to launch the careers of outstanding directors including Christopher Nolan and Amir Bar-Lev. Now focused on the revolution in film distribution, Peter gives keynotes and presentations internationally including at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto and IDFA.

Peter’s producing credits include: “Following”, directed by Academy Award nominee Christopher Nolan, “Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane” directed by independent Spirit Award nominee Joe Carnahan, “Manic” starring Golden Globe nominees Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel, “Killing for Love” distributed by Sundance Selects, “Prodigal Sons”, released theatrically by First Run Features, and more…

April 22nd

5:30 P.M. EST/2:30 P.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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President, Sweet 180 Management

Lillian LaSalle

Lillian LaSalle is president of New York based Sweet 180 Management, representing directors, showrunners, producers, and screenwriters, playwrights and actors. In addition to managing talent, she is also an accomplished producer. Lillian is the recipient of the 2016 Peabody "Futures of Media” Award for Producing. She has produced feature films including Loggerheads, which premiered in competition at The Sundance Film Festival and Sweet Land, which won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature for writer/director Ali Selim. As a filmmaker, Lillian’s directorial debut, “My Name is Pedro”, premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival, and had its NYC premiere at the Big Apple Film Festival. The film is distributed by Passion River Films, and available on Apple TV, Amazon, FandangoNow and iTunes.

April 21st

12:30 p.m. EST/9:30 A.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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President, Alexander Creatives

Sara Alexander

Sara Alexander is the owner of Alexander Creatives, a New York based management company representing artists for film, television, commercials, branded entertainment and new media. Alexander Creatives represents Directors, Producers, Writers, as well as  DPs, Production Designers, Costume Designers, Editors and 1st ADs.

Literary content representation includes screenplays, books to film, and television series.

April 22nd

4:15 p.m. EST/1:15 P.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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Manager/Producer Magnolia Entertainment

Michael Klein

Michael Klein is a literary manager and producer who recently joined Magnolia Entertainment. Before joining, he operated his own management/production company for over a decade. He manages filmmakers from across the globe who work in both film and television. Clients have written and directed for Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney, Apple, Blumhouse, Sony, Fox, Warner Brothers, Paramount, Universal, Lionsgate, to name a few. He’s excited to be working with Magnolia Entertainment, who represent an esteemed roster of talent, including Rosamund Pike, Rachel McAdams, Dev Patel, and Daniel Espinosa. 

April 22nd

3:00 P.M. EST/12:00 P.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION

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Founder, Stobby Entertainment

Lee Stobby

Lee Stobby is a literary manager, producer and principal of Lee Stobby Entertainment who has over 10 years of management and producing experience. Lee got his start at Industry Entertainment before being promoted to manager while working at Caliber Media.  He’s also worked as a manager at Silent R and spent time at Innovative Artists Agency. 

Some of his client highlights include: 

  • Shay Hatten, who was a writer on JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3, currently writing JOHN WICK 4, had his pilot (FUTURE) CULT CLASSIC filmed for SyFy Channel with Lorne Michaels producing, sold his female action script BALLERINA to Lionsgate that they are turning into a JOHN WICK spinoff, wrote the upcoming feature ARMY OF THE DEAD for Netflix and director Zack Snyder with Dave Bautista starring.

  • Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE), who is directing the upcoming GLITCH IN THE MATRIX about how we live in a simulated reality.

  • Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy (THE TRIBE), who is directing THE TIGER for Focus with Darren Aronofsky and Plan B producing.

  • Thomas Brandon, whose pilots TRANSIENCE and LADY IN THE MASK sold to CW, wrote TAPPED for Freeform, has a first look deal with WB TV, currently writes on the CW’s LEGACIES, and also has TV development with James Wan and Amazon.

  • Kate Trefry, who made the Black List in 2013 (PURE O) and 2016 (REVOLVER) who has an overall deal at Netflix and currently writes on STRANGER THINGS.

  • Isaac Adamson (#1 Black List script BUBBLES), who also has an adaptation of the novel THE ICE TWINS at Alcon, '51 DONS at Walden Media, an adaptation of his own novel TOKYO SUCKERPUNCH at Lionsgate with Greg Silverman producing, HELIOS for Fox 2000, and wrote CHIPPENDALES for David Permut, Bold Films and Red Hour with Dev Patel and Ben Stiller attached to star.

Stobby’s Producing highlights and credits include SISTER AIMEE, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival; WILDLING starring Bel Powley, Liv Tyler and Brad Dourif and premiered at SXSW; as well as scripts setup with Matt Reeves’ 6th and Idaho, Universal, and Netflix, including the #1 Black List Script BUBBLES.

April 22nd

7:00 P.M. EST/4:00 P.M. PST

INDIVIDUAL TICKET REGISTRATION