Speaker A.J. Morewitz - Scripted 2016
Park Central Hotel | New York City | November 17-18, 2016

Speaker A.J. Morewitz

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A.J. Morewitz

SVP, Development

Lionsgate Television

A.J. Morewitz joined Lionsgate Television as Senior Vice President in April 2015.

Prior to LGTV, Morewitz served as President of Television at FourBoys Entertainment, the production company started by Patricia Heaton and David Hunt. Morewitz was responsible for leading the company’s day-to-day operations while building a slate of projects that reflect the taste and sensibility of its partners.

Before joining FourBoys, Morewitz was Executive Vice President of Television at Krasnoff-Foster Entertainment, where he co-executive produced the NBC comedy Community, starring Joel McHale and Chevy Chase, among other projects.

Before Krasnoff-Foster, Morewitz spent six years as Senior Vice President of Conan O’Brien’s NBC-based production company, Conaco, where he was responsible for all aspects of development and production. In his first year at the company, Morewitz co-executive produced the NBC reality show, Lost, in addition to co-executive producing Beat Cops, a pilot for Fox. Morewitz would subsequently co-executive produce or executive produce five other pilots for networks during his tenure.

Morewitz’s first job in television was at USA Networks, where he began as a Manager of Original Series Development. Later, he was promoted to Director of Original Series Development, where he oversaw development and production on drama and comedy pilots and series.

Prior to joining USA Networks, Morewitz was based out of Washington, D.C., where he worked for President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, initially as a member of the National Advance Staff for the Clinton/Gore 1996 Presidential Campaign, later for the 1997 Presidential Inaugural Committee, and finally for the White House Advance Office.  Working as a site lead, Morewitz was responsible for all aspects of presidential and First Family visits both domestically and internationally.

Before heading to Washington, Morewitz began his career in the entertainment industry working on the feature side of the business for producers Lynda Obst (Hope Floats, The Fisher King) and Gary Foster (Tin Cup, Sleepless In Seattle).

Morewitz lives in Los Angeles.

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