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Friday, October 14 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Second Rounders and Above Panel: Producing the Script Producers Look For

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Hear from veteran Hollywood producers regarding what they look for in a screenplay or teleplay, the differences between producing for film and television or independent and studio projects, and the development of a story through execution. Panelists will discuss trends in the industry, how to take your project to the next level, and what you can expect from good – and bad – writer/producer relationships.

This panel is open to Second Rounders and above only.

Moderators
avatar for Dennis Bishop

Dennis Bishop

Moderator; producer The Trip to Bountiful, Dexter; production executive The Fast and the Furious; VP of Production HBO Barbarians at the Gate, And the Band Played On
The genesis of Dennis’ filmmaking career began with a Nikon F camera that his brother Gary gave him and the intimate portrait that he shot of his family’s Christmas. A native Texan, Dennis has overseen numerous commercially successful and award winning feature and television productions including: Horton Foote’s Academy Award winning, The Trip to Bountiful; Universal Pictures’ The Fast and the Furious and the acclaimed... Read More →

Panelists
avatar for Kent Alterman

Kent Alterman

President Comedy Central
Kent Alterman is president of Comedy Central. He is responsible for the leadership, strategy and management of the #1 brand in comedy and oversees the development and production of all original content produced by Comedy Central. Alterman rejoined Comedy Central in 2010 as head of original programming and production after a previous stint at the network as head of east coast development from 1996-2000. He was promoted to president, original... Read More →
avatar for Perrin Chiles

Perrin Chiles

CEO/co-founder Adaptive Studios; executive producer Project Greenlight, The Runner, Coin Heist
Perrin Chiles is an Emmy® award-winner producer and writer with a background in private equity, finance and entrepreneurship who currently serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner of Adaptive Studios Inc. Adaptive Studios is a pioneering media studio focused on the acquisition and development of intellectual property across all platforms. Sourcing material through their partners, Adaptive creates and produces... Read More →
avatar for Jacob Jaffke

Jacob Jaffke

producer In a Valley of Violence, Sleepwalk with Me, Don't Think Twice, The Sacrament, Jamie Marks Is Dead
Jacob Jaffke is an award­winning producer and the head of development & production for filmmaker Tate Taylor's Wyolah Films. Before joining Wyolah in early 2016, Jaffke was the head of feature film development at producer Eric Newman's Studiocanal backed co­venture Grand Electric. In his role with Grand Electric, he supervised the development of nearly two dozen features including the adaptation of the Trevor Lummis book LIFE &... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Daniel Petrie, Jr.

partner Enderby Entertainment; writer Beverly Hills Cop, The Big Easy; director Dawn Patrol, Toy Soldiers; executive producer An Ordinary Man, Blackway; former WGAW President
Screenwriter, producer and director Daniel Petrie, Jr. was nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay for his first produced script, the box-office hit Beverly Hills Cop, starring Eddie Murphy. Next came Petrie’s original screenplay of the romantic thriller The Big Easy, starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin. Petrie then served as producer of the thriller Shoot to Kill, starring Sidney Poitier and Tom Berenger, and as... Read More →


Friday October 14, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

Attendees (146)