Afternoon Programming to Kick-off Week Long Marketplace
and Include CEOs from Keshet International, Endemol Shine Brazil,
MarVista Entertainment and Top Exec from A&E Networks

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 2, 2019 – NATPE’s LA Screenings Independents announced today the official programming for their 2019 showcase. The conference will kick off with the “Producers Summit”, which will be produced by NATPE, on Monday, May 13th. The program is designed to educate, inform and provide connectivity for attendees, including content producers, exhibitors and buyers from around the world. NATPE’s LASI will then proceed with a marketplace and screenings from independent producers from May 14th through 17th.

NATPE’s LA Screenings Independents announced today a new set of speakers to be featured at the first-ever “Producers Summit,” which will kick off the week long marketplace and conference. The “Producers Summit,” which will be produced by NATPE, on Monday, May 13th, is designed to educate, inform and provide connectivity for attendees, including content producers, exhibitors and buyers from around the world. All six sessions are open to NATPE LASI badge holders. More information on each session can be found here.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Events TM and Isabella Marquez for the 2nd year in co-producing the LA Screening Independents and to add a Producer Summit that will focus on International Co-Productions providing connectivity and opportunity ”said JP Bommel “ LA Screenings Independents has grown into a must attend marketplace as we welcome an increased number of exhibitors.”

Speakers confirmed for the May 13th confab, which will run from 1:00 – 5:30 PM at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City include:

  • Steven Adams, Partner, Manager/Producer, Buffalo 8 Productions
  • Juliana Alganaraz, CEO, Endemol Shine Brazil
  • Sally Habbershaw, EVP Americas, All3Media International
  • Stone Newman, CRO, pocket.watch
  • Chris Ottinger, President Worldwide TV Distribution & Acquisitions, MGM Television
  • Alon Shtruzman, CEO, Keshet International
  • Fernando Szew, CEO, MarVista Entertainment
  • Patrick Vien, Executive Managing Director, International A+E Networks
  • Courtney Williams, Head of Partnerships, Parrot Analytics

After the Producers Summit on May 13th, NATPE’s LA Screenings Independents will then proceed with a marketplace and screenings from independent producers from May 14th through 17th.

Registration is open for Qualified Buyers, Exhibitors and Attendees at this link. Registration is $50.00. Housing information can be found here.

For more information, please visit www.lascreenings.org.

About LA Screenings

The LA SCREENINGS, annually held in May in Los Angeles after the NY Upfronts, is an international television market currently being held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City.  It attracts over 1,000 top level television content buyers from all over the world who travel the globe to Los Angeles to screen their content from independent companies to major studios.  This event takes place days before the studios present their U.S. TV networks upcoming lineup.

About NATPE

Celebrating over 55 years of service to the ever-evolving global television industry, NATPE continues to redefine itself and the services it provides to meet the needs of its members and the industry. What has remained constant is NATPE’s commitment to encouraging the growth and supporting the success of video content development, creations, production, financing, and distribution across all platforms. For more information, please visit www.natpe.com.

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