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  8:00 am PT Registration and Continental Breakfast Opportunity to sign in and enjoy coffee and light breakfast fare  
 
 
    OPENING PROGRAM: THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE CONTENT BUSINESS IN 2022 (9am-10:30am)  
 
  9:00 am PT Welcoming Remarks The conference is officially opened with welcoming remarks by the NATPE Chairman, and joined by NATPE’s President and CEO.    
        Host JP Bommel President and CEO NATPE  
 
 
  9:05 am PT Setting the Stage – Financing New Business, New Markets, and New Productions This conversation featuring a leading financial analyst, an investor, and content producer share perspectives on the evolving business of content since the introduction of streaming, and how content development, and content libraries are leading the amazing transformation of the business worldwide.
        Moderator Matthew Belloni Founding Partner Puck News  
        Panelist Jessica Reif Ehrlich Senior Media and Entertainment Analyst BofA Securities, Inc.  
        Panelist Kevin Beggs Chair of the Lionsgate Television Group and Chief Content Integration Officer Lionsgate Television Group  
        Panelist Kevin Mayer Co-CEO and Founder Candle Media  
 
 
  9:45 am PT The Super-Series of Keynote Conversations – The Big Deals & The Big Dealmakers Today’s business of television is hyper-focused on streaming. Your host, a leading C-Suite executive, will conduct two sequential fireside interviews with top program executives; one acquires content for SVOD, AVOD, and FAST platforms. The other will speak about the evolution and transformation of audience access to content.
        Moderator Dan Cohen Chief Content Licensing Officer Paramount Global  
      SVOD & FAST Keynote Jeff Shultz Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Business Development Officer Paramount Streaming  
      AVOD Keynote Adam Lewinson Chief Content Officer Tubi  
 
 
  10:30 am PT NETWORKING BREAK/COFFEE  
 
    POD-2 – MONETIZING CONTENT (10:45am-12:45pm)  
 
  10:45 am PT Fireside Chat: What to Expect Next This one-of-a-kind presentation offers trends and research to support plans for monetizing content production and distribution partnerships for the near future.    
        Moderator Joe Schramm President & Conference Producer Schramm Marketing Group  
        Keynote Jeffrey Cole Founder and Director Center for the Digital Future  
 
 
  11:15 am PT Fireside Chat: A Survival Guide for Producers in the Age of Streaming This keynote conversation defines survival tactics for producers of original content in this era of streaming. The session addresses the role of producers as they adapt to new terms from streamers. The conversation also addresses recent mergers and acquisitions and explores how these investments are driving new entertainment experiences for consumers.
        Moderator Robert Friedman CEO Bungalow Media + Entertainment  
        Keynote Jeff Sagansky Partner Eagle Equity Partners  
 
 
  11:45 am PT Panel Discussion: Content for Streaming and Linear Worldwide This compelling conversation presents different perspectives on how to leverage content windows for streaming and linear television worldwide. This panel features executives from leading networks, streaming platforms, and content service providers.
        Moderator Samantha Friedman Managing Director FTI Consulting  
        Panelist Chris Philip President & Executive Producer Starlings Television  
        Panelist Kevin Levy EVP, Program Planning and Scheduling CW Network  
        Panelist Juan Ponce SVP & General Manager of Telemundo Streaming Studios NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises  
 
 
  12:15 pm PT Panel Discussion: Global Drama 2022: Where In-Language Originals Dominate Our panelists discuss how changing audience appetites worldwide, plus the introduction of A-I dubbing has now made locally produced, in-language content even more profitable for monetizing investment through worldwide distribution.  
        Moderator Elizabeth Guider Freelance journalist and novelist    
        Panelist Teresa Fernández-Valdés Executive Producer Bambú Producciones, a STUDIOCANAL Company  
        Panelist Firat Gulgen CEO & Founder Calinos Entertainment  
        Panelist Luca Bernabei CEO Lux Vide  
        Panelist Rick Ambros Consultant, Global Partnerships & Executive Producer Applause Entertainment  
 
 
  12:45 pm PT NETWORKING LUNCH  
 
 
    POD-3 – SCRIPTED PRODUCTION IN 2022 (1:30pm-3:30pm)  
 
  1:30 pm PT Featured Conversation: Premiering a Scripted Series in 2022 Any new scripted series for 2022 faces increased competition for building a loyal audience. Hear about AMC’s plans to tap new audiences for “Dark Winds,” a noir thriller series about two Navajo police, lead by a Native American writing team. This fireside chat features the series’ creator, star, and leading exec at AMC Studios.
        Moderator Angelique Jackson Senior Entertainment Writer Variety  
        Panelist Zahn McLarnon Actor Dark Winds  
        Panelist Graham Roland Creator and Showrunner Dark Winds  
        Panelist Dan McDermott President of Entertainment and AMC Studios AMC Networks  
 
 
  2:00 pm PT Panel Discussion: Behind the Scenes This session focuses on a variety of critical elements in the business of monetizing scripted content, including content negotiation and distribution, enhancing content search and discovery capabilities, as well as tracking the behaviors of various audience segments.
        Moderator Jeffrey Cole Founder and Director Center for the Digital Future  
        Panelist Vince Muscarella VP Sales Whip Media  
        Panelist Vikrant Mathur Co-Founder Future Today  
        Panelist Trent Wheeler SVP, Product Management Gracenote  
 
 
  2:30 pm PT Panel Discussion: The Transformation of International CoProductions Streaming has eased worldwide distribution within the content business to a point where the profits across the board now depend on the availability of inventory from international co-productions. This panel discusses recent transformations in the industry that have now positioned these co-productions as the dominant force in the marketplace.
        Moderator John Griffiths Executive Director and Founder GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics  
        Panelist Françoise Guyonnet Executive Managing Director TV Series STUDIOCANAL  
        Panelist Matt Creasey EVP, Sales, Coproductions & Acquisitions Banijay Rights  
        Panelist Ana Bond SVP & Managing Director, Intl Productions, LATAM & U.S. Hispanic Sony Pictures Entertainment  
        Panelist Christian Vesper President of Global Drama Fremantle  
 
 
  3:00 pm PT Afternoon Production Keynote: Creating Scripted Content in 2022 This is a compelling fireside chat conducted by an award winning television host and interviewer in conversation with a leading global TV and live performance producer. Their discussion will explore opportunities for developing new original scripted content in today’s video marketplace.
        Moderator Pearlena Igbokwe Chairman Universal Studio Group  
        Keynote Robert Greenblatt Executive Producer The Green Room  
 
 
  3.30 pm PT NETWORKING BREAK/COFFEE  
 
    POD-4 – UNSCRIPTED PRODUCTION (3:45pm-4:30pm)  
 
  3:45 pm PT Afternoon Keynote – Opportunities for Unscripted Content in 2022 In this fireside keynote chat, a leading “green lighter” for original unscripted television programming discusses changes in the lifestyle category.  She’ll share how budgets for creating series about food, home design, relationships and more are now dictated by distribution options on both linear and streamed platforms.
        Moderator Michael Schneider TV Editor Variety  
        Keynote Kathleen Finch Chairman and Chief Content Officer, US Networks Group Warner Bros. Discovery  
 
 
  4:00 pm PT Closing Super-Session: Times They Are A-Changin’ For years, we were promised unprecedented disruption in the world of unscripted content. Today, that disruption is very real — with developments that have transformed who is buying what and why. This panel discusses how streaming has changed the game? How are traditional broadcast and cable services reacting to this new normal? How are production companies re-calibrating their development strategies?
        Moderator Bob Gold Principal Bob Gold & Associates  
        Panelist Ben Samek President & Chief Operating Officer Banijay Americas  
        Panelist Max Einhorn Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Co-Productions Filmrise  
        Panelist Peter Markham CEO Estrella Media  
        Panelist Toby Gorman President Universal Television Alternative Studio  
 
 
  4:30 pm PT Closing Remarks  
        Host JP Bommel President and CEO NATPE  
 
 
  4:30 pm PT Closing Reception