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Advisory Board Co-Chairs
President, Original Programming
Christina Davis is a television and production executive with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. In September 2017, Davis launched television production company Maniac Productions with writer-producer Michael Seitzman, based at ABC Studios.
Prior to Maniac, Davis was Executive Vice President, Drama Series Development, CBS...more
Speaking at: One Year Later
ITV Studios America
Philippe Maigret, President, ITV Studios America, joined the company in 2015 to oversee ITV’s U.S. scripted TV studio operations. He also serves as an advisor on ITV Studios’ worldwide scripted programming strategy and represents ITV on the boards of Tomorrow Studios and Indigenous Media.
Prior to joining ITV Studios...more
Advisory Board Members
Elizabeth Bradley is vice president of content at Netflix. She and her team is focused on English language co-productions - greenlighting TV series in conjunction with partner networks around the world - and working with writers and producers who have extraordinary stories to tell. She has been at Netflix since...more
Award-winning producer and television and film executive Barry Jossen was named Executive Vice President of A+E Studios in February 2014.
In his role, Jossen oversees all scripted programming operations of A+E Studios, the in-house production arm of the award-winning global media company A+E Networks, including creative affairs and production on all...more
Damian joined Lookout Point as Commercial Director in early 2016. He is responsible for all commercial operations including the funding of the company’s global drama projects for major international broadcasters and digital platforms.
Previously, Damian worked as Head of Drama at BBC Worldwide, where he acquired and championed commercially attractive scripted...more
Speaking at: Commissioners Roundtable
Pippa Lambert is an agent at Endeavor Content, a division of global entertainment leader Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG). In her role, Lambert focuses on global television sales and packaging on behalf of some of the world’s leading artists and content creators.
Endeavor Content finances, packages and sells over 100 feature...more
EVP, Global Scripted Development & Programming
Nina Lederman, Executive Vice President of Scripted Programming heads up the newly formed Scripted division of All3Media, working with all of the labels under the All3 umbrella to develop and expand the company’s scripted business in the U.S. Development includes original series, international co-productions, and formats.
Co-Head, Drama Series
Francesca Orsi is co-head, HBO Drama Series, for Home Box Office, responsible for developing and overseeing the production of original drama series. She was named to this position in June 2016.
Orsi currently oversees Game of Thones and The Leftovers along with the HBO miniseries Big Little...more
Award-winning director and showrunner Kari Skogland is CEO of Mad Rabbit, a joint venture between her and Red Arrow Entertainment Group. As CEO, Skogland is committed to producing high-end one-hour dramas for the international market for the company, which launched in Spring 2016.
Named by Hollywood Reporter as one of its...more
Speaking at: The New Alchemy of a Hit
Head of Fiction
Philipp Steffens has been Head of Fiction at RTL Television since March 2014 and is responsible for productions including Starfighter, Der Lehrer, Duell der Brüder and the series Deutschland 83, which won a Grimme Award in 2016. Immediately following his graduation from the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2006, Steffens started his...more
Speaking at: Commissioners Roundtable
EVP & Creative Director, Global Drama
Christian Vesper is the EVP and Creative Director, Global Drama at FremantleMedia. He reports to FremantleMedia’s Director of Global Drama, Sarah Doole, and maintains a base in both London and New York. In his role Christian works closely with FremantleMedia’s production companies as a development partner with a focus on...more
Speaking at: Comedy Spotlight: Bliss