PGA to Hold 6th Annual 'Produced By' Conference This June
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that the 2014 Produced By Conference (PBC) will be hosted by Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. on June 7-8, 2014.
Now in its sixth year, the Produced By Conference spans the film, television and digital media industries by bringing together the global community of producers into a unique educational, networking and career enhancement forum. The two-day event features numerous acclaimed producers including many Academy Award®-winning filmmakers and Emmy® Award winners, as well as the next generation of creative entrepreneurs.
"Producers are the driving force behind the entertainment and media industries, and we love creating this annual gathering where they can come together as a community," said Producers Guild of America National Executive Director Vance Van Petten. "Each year, our sold-out Conference continues to grow because it represents a truly unique setting that encourages creativity and collaboration between our industry's storytellers, innovators and thought leaders. We are thrilled to welcome Warner Bros. Studios as the host of the 2014 Produced By Conference."
The 2014 PBC is chaired by Guild members Tracey Edmonds, Marshall Herskovitz, Rachel Klein and Gary Lucchesi. Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global) is the PBC Sponsorship Director, Barry Kaplan is the PBC Supervising Producer, and Lynda Dorf is the PBC Marketing Consultant.
The Produced By Conference is made possible by the Producers Guild of America's charitable entity, the PGA Foundation; the Conference epitomizes the Foundation's core mission to educate those who work in the producing profession.
To review highlights from previous Conferences and receive news and programming updates for the 2014 Produced By Conference, please visit http://www.producedbyconference.com.
About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 5,900 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. Visitwww.producersguild.org, www.pgagreen.org, www.pgadiversity.org for more information.