Speaker Biography

Joshua Sapan 

CompanyAMC Network
TitlePresident & CEO
BioJosh Sapan is the president and CEO for AMC Networks Inc., overseeing television networks AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Worldwide); feature film labels IFC Films and Sundance Selects; and AMC Networks International, the company’s international programming and distribution division. Under Sapan’s leadership, AMC Networks has created some of the most popular, acclaimed, and awarded television series and films, including AMC’s "The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Preacher,” “Better Call Saul,” “Mad Men,” and “Breaking Bad”; SundanceTV’s “Rectify” and “Top of the Lake;” IFC’s “Portlandia”; and IFC Films’ “Boyhood.” Sapan is on the Executives Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) and serves on numerous boards, including the American Film Institute, The Paley Center for Media, The Cable Center, the Museum of the Moving Image, People for the American Way and WNYC Radio.

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