Agenda - Scripted 2016
Park Central Hotel | New York City | November 17-18, 2016

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Thursday, November 17

8:00 AM

Delegates' Lounge (8:00am-6:30pm)

Park Kitchen

Registration (8:00am-5:45pm)

Continental Breakfast (8:00am-10:00am)

10:00 AM

Keynote Conversation: Jane Turton, all3media

Grand Ballroom

In an interview with Paul Buccieri, President of A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group, Jane Turton will speak to the climate of the global scripted content industry, as well as all3media's plans to expand globally with their scripted output, and what the company is looking for in creative partnerships.

Jane Turton joined all3media in October 2008 and has played a key role building the business globally through setting strategies to grow the existing companies in the Group and through acquiring and starting up new operations. Jane was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2015 after the sale of all3media by Permira to Discovery and Liberty Global.

Prior to joining all3media, Jane held the position of Director of Commercial and Business Affairs at ITV Network having been previously Director of Business Affairs at ITV Studios. This has given her depth experience of broadcasting, in-house and independent production in the UK and around the world.

Featuring:

Paul Buccieri, Interviewer
President, A+E Networks LLC
A+E Networks

Jane Turton
Chief Executive Officer
all3Media

11:00 AM

Networking Coffee Break

11:15 AM

Going Glocal

Sponsored by

Grand Ballroom

Stories with rich local history and characters are on the rise, and networks are increasingly seeking international coproductions to deliver content with global appeal. Here, we’ll talk to an international roster of networks to find out about what fuels their desire for global content and how they keep the local DNA in their global productions to deliver programs that travel, including when a partner from another territory comes in.  How do the relationships complement each other, and is it true that the more local a production is, the more global it will resonate?

Moderating:


Carrie Stein
EVP, Global Scripted Series
eOne Television

Featuring:

Piv Bernth
Head of Drama
DR TV/Danish Broadcasting Corporation

Kristin Jones
EVP, International Programming & Programming Innovation
AMC & SundanceTV

Simon Maxwell
Head of International Drama
Channel 4

Rachel Nelson
Director, Original Content, Scripted & Factual
Corus Entertainment

Meet a Mentor: Daniel Powell (Comedy's Creative Process)

Broadway

Join Daniel Powell as he gives you an Inside look of comedy's creative process, from writing and shooting, to post production of a hit comedy show

Scripted's "Meet a Mentor" series is designed to give delegates rare access to some of the top producers in scripted entertainment. Sign up for the opportunity to glean valuable information in an intimate, "off the record" setting, and have the opportunity to ask questions that will help guide you in your career. If you've ever asked yourself "How do they do it?", here’s your chance to find out.

These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

*Advance sign up is required - A total of three (3) Meet a Mentor spots can be reserved*

Sign ups open Wednesday, November 2nd at 11:00am ET

** Please show up 15 minutes before the start time or you will run the risk of losing your spot**

Featuring:

Daniel Powell
Co-Creator, Executive Producer
Inside Amy Schumer

11:30 AM

30 Minutes With: Christina Davis, CBS (11:30am-12:00pm)

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Christina Davis
President, Original Programming
CBS Entertainment

12:00 PM

Luncheon Roundtables

Manhattan Skyline

You have the option over lunch to sign up for a luncheon roundtable hosted by select network and production executives. Luncheon roundtables are an informal affair and a chance for producers to learn a little more about the broadcaster or production company they've selected.  This may be their chance to meet the producer that will work with them to deliver their next big hit!

These sessions are a fantastic networking opportunity, and are NOT pitch sessions, please refrain from pitching your project during Luncheon Roundtables.

*Advance sign up is required - A total of one (1) Luncheon Roundtable spot can be reserved*

Sign ups open Wednesday, October 26th at 11:00am ET

** Please show up 15 minutes before the start time or you will run the risk of losing your spot**

Featuring:

Russ Buchholz, Table host
EVP, Head of Creative Affairs
Endemol Shine North America

Hugh Fitzpatrick, Table host
VP, Scripted Development & Production
National Geographic Channel

Christine Lubrano, Table host
SVP, Original Programming
IFC

A.J. Morewitz, Table host
SVP, Development
Lionsgate Television

Rachel Nelson, Table host
Director, Original Content, Scripted & Factual
Corus Entertainment

Carolyn Newman, Table host
Director, Scripted Co-License & Original TV
eOne TV

Ben Tappan, Table host
VP, Scripted Programming
Epix

Lunch

1:15 PM

Drama Spotlight: The Americans

Grand Ballroom

Join us as we go behind-the-scenes with the showrunners of The Americans, where we’ll explore story and character development and the collaborative creative process, and their insights on writing for an increasingly global audience.

Moderating:


Andy Greenwald
Journalist

Featuring:

Joel Fields
Executive Producer
"The Americans"

Joe Weisberg
Creator/Executive Producer
"The Americans"

1:30 PM

30 Minutes With: Marta Fernandez, Starz (1:30pm-2:00pm)

Sponsored by

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Marta Fernandez
President
Starz

2:00 PM

Networking Break

2:15 PM

Digital Storytelling and Cracking the Youth Code

Sponsored by

Grand Ballroom

As the lines continue to blur, it’s increasingly apparent that content is king, no matter where it comes from.  Youth audiences are highly-connected and understanding stories they are passionate about, and how to deliver it to them, will lead the way in cracking through the clutter.  From knowing your audience, to finding the right platform, and developing your social campaign, what do you need to know about digital storytelling and how to format your content in a way that grabs millennial and Gen Z viewers?

Moderating:


Melissa Schneider
EVP Original Series Development
New Form Digital

Featuring:

Jake Avnet
COO
Indigenous Media

Rebecca Glashow
President
AwesomenessTV

Scott Reich
SVP, Programming
Fullscreen

Kim Rosen
Head of Development
Astronauts Wanted

Meet a Mentor: Gene Klein (Embracing Development Hell)

Broadway

If creating or developing a successful show were a science, it’d be easy. But success isn’t an equation. Join Hypnotic's Gene Klein as he shares his own development experiences, from the successes to the absolute failures, providing you his insights on how to turn the challenges of development into a better show.

Scripted's "Meet a Mentor" series is designed to give delegates rare access to some of the top producers in scripted entertainment. Sign up for the opportunity to glean valuable information in an intimate, "off the record" setting, and have the opportunity to ask questions that will help guide you in your career. If you've ever asked yourself "How do they do it?", here’s your chance to find out.

These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

*Advance sign up is required - A total of three (3) Meet a Mentor spots can be reserved*

Sign ups open Wednesday, November 2nd at 11:00am ET

** Please show up 15 minutes before the start time or you will run the risk of losing your spot**

Featuring:

Gene Klein
Partner
Hypnotic

2:30 PM

30 Minutes With: Joanna Klein, Lifetime (2:30pm-3:00pm)

Sponsored by

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Joanna Klein
SVP, Scripted Development
Lifetime

3:00 PM

Meet an Expert: Distributors & Agents

Manhattan Skyline

During the Meet an Expert session you will have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to 3 table hosts. Please note delegates at each table will be asked to rotate in 20-minute increments to be seated with a new table host, so be sure to show up on time to get the most out of your networking experience.

These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

*Advance sign up is required*

Sign ups open Wednesday, November 2nd at 11:00am ET

** Please show up 15 minutes before the start time or you will run the risk of losing your spot**

Featuring:

David Clarke, Table host
Scripted Development & Acquisitions Consultant
ITV Studios Global Entertainment

Rob Coleman, Table host
TV, Literary and Comedy Agent
Creative Artists Agency

Lisa Fahrenholt, Table host
VP, International Development, Scripted
Endemol Shine International

Maartje Horchner, Table host
EVP Content
ALL3MEDIA International

Melissa Myers, Table host
President of Television Development
WME

Melissa Orton, Table host
Agent, TV Literary
ICM Partners

Gillian Rose, Table host
SVP, Sales & Acquisitions, U.S.
Sky Vision

Jon Rutherford, Table host
President, Boat Rocker Studios, Kids & Family and Rights
Boat Rocker Media

Paul Weitzman, Table host
VP, Co-Head, Literary
Abrams Artists Agency

Networking Coffee Break

3:15 PM

Drama Spotlight: The Night Manager

Grand Ballroom

In a case study on the commercial development of The Night Manager, we'll explore The Ink Factory’s decision to work with WME | IMG in their expansion into international program sales, and how they worked together to secure financing of the hit miniseries, and its subsequent distribution to networks spanning over 180 countries.  What has made the production resonate with both buyers and audiences worldwide?

Moderating:


Cynthia Littleton
Managing Editor, Television
Variety

Featuring:

Stephen Cornwell
Co-CEO
The Ink Factory

Simon Cornwell
Co-CEO
The Ink Factory

Chris Rice
Partner
WME | IMG

3:30 PM

30 Minutes With: Nicole Clemens, FX Networks (3:30pm-4:00pm)

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Nicole Clemens
President
FX Networks

30 Minutes With: Kristin Jones, AMC/SundanceTV (3:30pm-4:00pm)

Park II

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Kristin Jones
EVP, International Programming & Programming Innovation
AMC & SundanceTV

4:00 PM

Networking Break

4:15 PM

Keynote Conversation: Robert and Michelle King

Grand Ballroom

Join us as Robert and Michelle King, creators of The Good Wife, share their insights from the creative development of a hit dramatic series, as well as what’s next for the duo, including their upcoming Good Wife spin-off, The Good Fight, premiering on CBS All Access this February. 

Featuring:

Christina Davis, Interviewer
President, Original Programming
CBS Entertainment

Robert King
Partner/Executive Producer
King Size Productions

Michelle King
Partner/Executive Producer
King Size Productions

5:15 PM

Opening Cocktail Reception (Delegates' Lounge)

Sponsored by

Friday, November 18

8:00 AM

Delegates' Lounge (8:00am-6:30pm)

Park Kitchen

Registration (8:00am-5:45pm)

Continental Breakfast (8:00am-10:00am)

10:00 AM

Keynote Conversation: Eric Schrier, FX Networks

Sponsored by

Grand Ballroom

Eric Schrier joined FX in 2000 as an assistant to then President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly, and has been on the fast track ever since. Since being named President of Original Programming in June 2013, Schrier has developed the Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning anthology limited series Fargo and American Horror Story, the drama series The StrainTyrant and The Bastard Executioner, and the comedy series You’re the WorstMarried, Man Seeking Woman and Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. Most recently, he developed the limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and the comedy series Baskets, and is developing the upcoming drama series Taboo, comedy series Atlanta and Better Things, and limited series Trust and Feud.

Prior to that, Schrier served as Executive Vice President, FX Productions, and Head of Series Development, during which he developed the critically-acclaimed drama series The Americans and The Bridge. In June 2008 he was named Senior Vice President, Series Development, FX Networks, and Executive Vice President, FX Productions, and was instrumental in developing the Emmy® winning Justified, the drama series Sons of Anarchy and Terriers, as well as overseeing FX’s growth in comedy with the Emmy® winning Louie, and the comedies Archer and The League.

In a keynote conversation at Scripted, Schrier will talk about creativity, risk-taking and connecting with consumers with breakthrough shows in today's "peak TV" landscape.

Featuring:

Andy Greenwald, Interviewer
Journalist

Eric Schrier
President, Original Programming
FX Networks & FX Productions

11:00 AM

Networking Coffee Break

11:15 AM

Changes in Dealmaking: Navigating New Business Models

Sponsored by

Grand Ballroom

With increased vertical integration between networks and studios, and the rise of global players seeking content for all platforms, anywhere in the world, changes in windowing and business models are impacting on deals and the value chain.  From the battle on stacking rights, to choosing the best fit and the best offer, here we’ll examine how producers are navigating the new business models, how studios are remaining competitive in the development process, and how networks are building new offerings for their audience.

Moderating:


Ted Miller
Co-Head, TV Department
Creative Artists Agency

Featuring:

George Cheeks
President & CEO
NBC

Cliff Gilbert-Lurie
Senior Partner
Ziffren Brittenham LLP

Philippe Maigret
President
ITV Studios America

Tina Perry
President
OWN Oprah Winfrey Network

Amelie von Kienlin
Producer
Red Arrow International

11:30 AM

30 Minutes With: Piv Bernth, DR TV (11:30am-12:00pm)

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Piv Bernth
Head of Drama
DR TV/Danish Broadcasting Corporation

12:00 PM

Luncheon Roundtables

Manhattan Skyline

You have the option over lunch to sign up for a luncheon roundtable hosted by select network and production executives. Luncheon roundtables are an informal affair and a chance for producers to learn a little more about the broadcaster or production company they've selected.  This may be their chance to meet the producer that will work with them to deliver their next big hit!

These sessions are a fantastic networking opportunity, and are NOT pitch sessions, please refrain from pitching your project during Luncheon Roundtables.

*Advance sign up is required - A total of one (1) Luncheon Roundtable spot can be reserved*

Sign ups open Wednesday, October 26th at 11:00am ET

** Please show up 15 minutes before the start time or you will run the risk of losing your spot**

Featuring:

Marta Fernandez, Table host
President
Starz

Sally Habbershaw, Table host
EVP, Americas
all3media International

Lucienne Papon, Table host
EVP, Creative Affairs
ITV Studios America

Philipp Steffens, Table host
CEO
RTL Television

Josefine Tengblad, Table host
Head of Drama
TV4 Sweden

Lunch

1:15 PM

Drama Spotlight: The Collection

Grand Ballroom

In this case study, we’ll explore the creative and commercial development of The Collection and hear from the series writer on his experience being a U.S. showrunner creating content for an SVOD platform alongside U.K. and France producers, and how it differed from producing for television in the U.S.; the series producer on how the partnership developed for the multi-country co-production; and why Amazon came on board to make this its first original drama launch in the UK.

Moderating:


Liam Keelan
VP of Original Productions of Television for Europe & Africa
BBC Worldwide

Featuring:

Oliver Goldstick
Executive Producer, Writer
The Collection

Danae Kokenos
Senior Manager, Content Acquisition
Amazon Prime Video

Simon Vaughan
Chairman & Joint CEO
Lookout Point

1:30 PM

30 Minutes With: Quinn Taylor, NBC (1:30pm-2:00pm)

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Quinn Taylor
Creative Consultant

30 Minutes With: Russ McCarroll, HISTORY (1:30pm-2:00pm)

Park II

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Russ McCarroll
Executive Producer
History

2:00 PM

Networking Break

2:15 PM

Based-on: Inspired Content

Grand Ballroom

Movie retakes, true-life remakes and books translated to screen -  IP-driven dramas are everywhere.  What do you need to know when optioning the rights to stories?  What are the challenges you are up against in what can be a very competitive acquisition process?  Here, we’ll talk to producers and networks about why IP-driven content continues to be a hot trend, and the advantages, as well as the challenges, they’ve encountered breathing new life into your favorite stories.

Moderating:


Tony DiSanto
CEO
DIGA Studios

Featuring:

Russ Buchholz
EVP, Head of Creative Affairs
Endemol Shine North America

Nina Lederman
EVP, Global Scripted Development & Programming
All3Media America

Robin Schwartz
.

Quinn Taylor
Creative Consultant

Meet a Mentor: Nicolas Brown, Neal Street Productions (Understanding the British production landscape)

Broadway

For over a decade, Sam Mendes and the team at Neal Street Productions have been producing distinctive, award-winning film, TV and theatrical projects, acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic – from Call the Midwife to Penny Dreadful – via William Shakespeare’s The Hollow Crown. Here, Director of TV & Film, Nick Brown, offers to walk you through the intricacies of the British commissioning, funding and co-production landscape.

Scripted's "Meet a Mentor" series is designed to give delegates rare access to some of the top producers in scripted entertainment. Sign up for the opportunity to glean valuable information in an intimate, "off the record" setting, and have the opportunity to ask questions that will help guide you in your career. If you've ever asked yourself "How do they do it?", here’s your chance to find out.

These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

*Advance sign up is required - A total of three (3) Meet a Mentor spots can be reserved*

Sign ups open Wednesday, November 2nd at 11:00am ET

** Please show up 15 minutes before the start time or you will run the risk of losing your spot**

Featuring:

Nicolas Brown
Director, Film & TV
Neal Street Productions

2:30 PM

30 Minutes With: Morgan Wandell, Amazon Studios (2:30pm-3:00pm)

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Morgan Wandell
Head of International Development
Amazon Studios

3:00 PM

Networking Coffee Break

3:15 PM

Being Human: Today’s Comedic Voices

Grand Ballroom

The comedic point of view is at the forefront of many of the most innovative comedies that we are watching today. Where did all these comedic voices come from? How were they supported and their voices nurtured, and what does it say about exploring the human experience in 2016?  Will we get another big tent - a la Big Bang - comedy again?  And are today's comedic voices not interested in the big tent, or is the big tent not interested in them?  Here, we’ll look at the correlation between creative freedom and having less production dollars at risk, and finding the right home for your voice versus maximizing your paycheck.

Moderating:


Dave Itzkoff
Culture Reporter
The New York Times

Featuring:

Lilly Burns
VP & Head of Development
Jax Media

Scott King
Showrunner
Difficult People

Julie Klausner
Writer & Star
Difficult People

Daniel Powell
Co-Creator, Executive Producer
Inside Amy Schumer

Robin Thede
Comedian/Writer

3:30 PM

30 Minutes With: Beth Hoppe, PBS (3:30pm-4:00pm)

Park I

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Beth Hoppe
SVP, Long Form Programming
PBS

30 Minutes With: Susanne Mueller, ZDF (3:30pm-4:00pm)

Park II

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand scripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates in order to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe. No sign-up required. We'll fill space on a first-come, first-seated basis until we reach room capacity.
Inclusion in your personal agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early!
These are NOT pitch sessions - just a fantastic networking opportunity

Featuring:

Susanne Mueller
Executive Director, Feature Films
ZDF Television

4:00 PM

Networking Break

4:15 PM

Keynote Conversation: Greg Berlanti

Grand Ballroom

Join us as WGA, DGA and Golden Globe nominated writer, director, and producer, Greg Berlanti, the force behind the most inventive and acclaimed works on film and television, speaks about breaking barriers, juggling six prime time series and his successes revitalizing iconic DC Comics brands.

Featuring:

Greg Berlanti
Founder, Berlanti Productions and Executive Producer, The Flight Attendant
Berlanti Productions

Tim Stack, Interviewer
Senior Writer
Entertainment Weekly

5:15 PM

Closing Cocktail Reception (Delegates' Lounge)

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