LOS ANGELES, September 7 – The recipients of NATPE’s 15th Annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award are prolific executive producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow, Flash), Telemundo and NBCUniversal International chairman Cesar Conde, award-winning actress Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie), TBS and TNT president Kevin Reilly and award-winning actor Tom Selleck (Blue Bloods). They will receive the prestigious award at a special reception on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award is presented each year during the annual NATPE Miami Market and Conference, which will next take place under the new theme “A Changing Industry in a Changing World” from January 16 to 18, 2018, at the Fontainebleau & Eden Roc hotels in Miami Beach, Florida.
At NATPE, top creatives and executives from across production, advertising, distribution, music and more gather for three full days of high-level deal-making, networking, parties and meetups. They will also experience a top-level conference programming lineup of workshops and panels with many of the industry’s most prominent and insightful executives. As the first content-driven show of the year, and a must-attend event for content distributors and platforms, NATPE is committed to setting the tone for industry marketplaces all year by showcasing what is happening not just in the present, but also what can be anticipated for the future.
“Each of the Tartikoff honorees is a leader in their field and a legend in the industry. We are thrilled to celebrate the substantial achievements of Greg Berlanti, Cesar Conde, Jane Fonda, Kevin Reilly and Tom Selleck at this year’s event in Miami,” said Andy Kaplan, President of Sony Pictures Television Networks and Chairman of the Board of NATPE.
The 2018 Tartikoff Legacy Award recipients are recognized for exhibiting their extraordinary passion, leadership, independence and vision through their diverse work in being a part of the creation and distribution of content for the world’s traditional and digital marketplaces. Named in honor of Brandon Tartikoff, one of the most esteemed programmers in the history of television, the Award was created to acknowledge a select group of television professionals who have demonstrated the highest degree of excellence in their field.
“These five extraordinary individuals have had such distinct, significant impacts on the entertainment industry,” says Lilly Tartikoff. “In choosing to honor those with careers defined by the same zeal and dedication that Brandon held dear, this event continues to be one that he would have found so meaningful. I am honored to congratulate each of these brilliant recipients of the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award.”
Greg Berlanti is a WGA, DGA and Golden Globe-nominated writer, director and producer credited with being the force behind some of the most inventive and acclaimed works on television. He currently serves as executive producer and writer of Riverdale, based on the beloved Archie comics, and executive producer and co-creator of The CW’s Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, collectively known as The CW’s Arrowverse. He also serves as an executive producer on Blindspot starring Jaimie Alexander. Upcoming television projects via his Berlanti Productions banner include Lifetime’s straight-to-series thriller You, The CW’s Black Lightning, the live-action version of DC Entertainment’s Titans, and ABC’s new series Deception. Previous to these roles, he served as the writer, director and producer behind several of the most creative and lauded television series, including Brothers & Sisters, Eli Stone (for which he was nominated for a WGA award), Dirty, Sexy, Money, the mini-¬series Political Animals (for which he was nominated for a WGA, DGA and Golden Globe award), The Tomorrow People and The Mysteries of Laura. Berlanti started in television as a writer and executive producer on Dawson’s Creek before creating and executive producing two of the WB’s most critically acclaimed dramas: Everwood and Jack & Bobby. Outside of TV, Berlanti made his film directorial debut in 2000 with The Broken Hearts Club. Berlanti also co¬-wrote and produced the Warner Bros. action film Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard, and directed Life As We Know It starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, which grossed over $100m worldwide. Most recently, Berlanti wrapped production on Fox 2000’s adaptation of acclaimed YA novel Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda which is set to release in March of 2018.
Cesar Conde is Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and serves on the Executive Committee of NBCUniversal. As Chairman, Conde is responsible for the operations and international expansion of NBCUniversal businesses outside of North America. Conde also oversees NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a premier and fast-growing portfolio of media properties serving Hispanics in the U.S. Under Conde’s leadership, Telemundo hit a historic milestone in 2016, by ranking as the #1 Spanish-language network. Conde was also the driving force behind the launch of “El Poder En Ti,” NBCU Telemundo Enterprises’ award-winning community platform. He currently sits on the board of the Foundation for Excellence in Education and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Conde joined NBCUniversal in October 2013 as Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal where he oversaw NBCU International and NBCU Digital Enterprises. Prior to NBCUniversal, Conde was the President of Univision Networks, where he is credited for transforming it into a leading global, multi-platform media brand. Under his leadership, Univision’s main broadcast network became the number one network in America regardless of language for the first time in the company’s 50-year history. For additional biographical information please visit: HERE
Jane Fonda is a two-time Academy Award winner (Best Actress in 1971 for Klute and in 1978 for Coming Home), a seven-time Golden Globe winner, the 2014 recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award and, at the time in 2007, the third person to ever receive an Honorary Palme d’Or from the Cannes Film Festival. She revolutionized the fitness industry with the release of Jane Fonda’s Workout (1982) – still the top grossing home video of all time – and went on to create 23 home exercise videos, 13 audio recordings, and seven bestselling books, which have sold 17 million copies all together. She secured starring roles in dozens of highly acclaimed productions, in addition to taking on responsibilities as a film and television producer, with credits include Coming Home, The China Syndrome, Nine to Five, Rollover, On Golden Pond, The Morning After and The Dollmaker. For three seasons Fonda appeared as media mogul Leona Lansing in an Emmy-nominated performance in Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom on HBO. Most recently, she appeared in Youth, written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino (director and co-writer of Italy's Academy Award® winning Best Foreign Language Film The Great Beauty). She received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance. Fonda currently stars in Netflix’s hit series, Grace and Frankie, which premiered its third season in March 2017 and for which she received a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Her new film, Our Souls at Night, co-starring Robert Redford, will premiere on Netflix in September 2017. She received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 74th Venice Film Festival alongside Redford in September.
Kevin Reilly is the President of TNT and TBS and the Chief Creative Officer for Turner Entertainment, overseeing industry-leading properties including TBS, TNT and Super Deluxe. Before joining Turner, he served as head of entertainment for FOX (2007-2014), president of entertainment at NBC (2004-2007) and president of entertainment at FX (2000-2003). Widely cited as an industry innovator, Reilly was among the first television executives to make meaningful investments in digital and social media content and push for multiplatform ratings measurement, and has championed some of the most culturally-influential programs in television history, including Empire, The Office, 30 Rock, Friday Night Lights, The Sopranos, The Shield, Nip/Tuck, ER, Law & Order and Glee. Since joining Turner in November 2014, Reilly has aggressively led major brand evolutions for TBS and TNT by creating distinctive, original comedies and late-night shows - such as Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Guest Book and Search Party – with TNT rolling out premium, buzz-worthy dramas such as Animal Kingdom, Claws and Good Behavior. He also spearheads new businesses for Turner's growing portfolio, which includes fast-growing start up Super Deluxe, a digital and television studio and distribution company, and ELEAGUE, the first major foray into professional eSports by a traditional media company. Additionally, Reilly serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Film Institute and the Television Academy, and the advisory board for the Peabody Awards.
Tom Selleck has been a prolific figure in Hollywood for almost 50 years, including his breakout role as the eponymous star of eighties television hit Magnum P.I., which garnered him both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actor in a Drama Series,’ as well as four People’s Choice Awards, four Emmy nominations and six Golden Globe nominations. He currently stars in the CBS hit series Blue Bloods, which will debut its eighth season this fall. Other notable television credits include a nine-episode run on Friends (2001) – which earned him an Emmy nomination for ‘Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series – in addition to ’CBS’s Twelve Mile Road (2003), The Closer (1998) and Shadow Riders (1982); ABC’s Divorce Wars (1982); Showtime’s Ruby Jean and Joe (1996); TNT’s Broken Trust (1995) and Last Stand at Saber River (1997); NBC’s Returning Home (1975); and Turner Film’s Running Mates (2000). Selleck has seen success on the big screen as well, including romantic comedies Three Men and a Baby, the People’s Choice winner for ‘Favorite Comedy Motion Picture’ in 1988, and In & Out. Aside from his acting successes, Selleck has also become prolific behind-the-scenes. In addition to co-writing several installments of the Emmy Award-nominated Jesse Stone movie-of-the-week franchise – which earned him an Emmy nomination for ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in A Miniseries Or A Movie’ – his notable producing credits include: The Closer (2001), Louis L’Amour’s Crossfire Trail (2001), Last Stand at Saber River (1997), Ruby Jean and Joe (1996), Revealing Evidence (1990) and the last two seasons of Magnum P.I.
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1. PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS . Exhibitor’s full and timely compliance with the payment schedule set forth is of the essence. NATPE will honor Exhibitor’s request for cancellation only if in writing and will refund monies paid by Exhibitor to NATPE at the time of NATPE ’s receipt of such cancellation request received on or before November 9, 2012. In the event of cancellation, NATPE will retain a $1,000 administration fee. No refund after November 9, 2012. If contract is received after November 9, 2012 and space is cancelled, there will be no refund.
2. ELIGIBILITY: ASSIGNMENT OF SPA CE. NATPE shall have the sole right to determine the eligibility of any Exhibitor, conference attendee, exhibition or material for inclusion at the Conference, in accordance with its rules and regulations. Exhibitor acknowledges that, while NATPE will attempt to comply with all exhibitor’s preferences, the location and dimensions of Exhibitor’s exhibit space shall be determined by NATPE in its sole good faith discretion, and such space shall be assigned on an “as available” basis.
3. DELIVERY/SET-UP/EXHIBITION/TEAR-DOWN . Hours and dates for access to the Fontainebleau Resort and for delivery, set-up, exhibition and tear-down shall be specified by NATPE . Exhibitor shall be liable for all storage and handling charges resulting from failure to remove exhibit material as and when required. NATPE will provide Exhibitor with a more open detailed schedule with respect to delivery, set-up, exhibition and tear-down prior to the start of the Conference.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Exhibitor hereby expressly releases NATPE and its consultants, agents, directors, employees, licensees and assigns from any claims for the loss, theft, or damage to Exhibitor’s property arising out of the Conference, including loss, theft or damage arising out of the negligence of NATPE or its consultants, agents, directors, employees, licensees and assigns. In no event shall NATPE or its consultants, agents, directors, employees, licensees or assigns be liable to Exhibitor for any consequential commercial damages arising out of any aspect of this Agreement or the Conference. Exhibitor acknowledges that NATPE , its consultants, agents, directors, employees, licensees and assigns, and the operators of the Fontainebleau Resort, (collectively, “Operator”), do not maintain insurance covering Exhibitor’s property and that it is the sole responsibility of Exhibitor to obtain business interruption and property damage insurance covering such losses by Exhibitor.
5. SECURITY. NATPE will retain a qualified protection agency to provide security services in the exhibition areas of the Fontainebleau Resort during the Conference. NATPE assumes no liability or other responsibility in connection with the provision of security services by such protection agency or any services furnished by Operator or any third party.
6. DEFAULT IN OCCUPANCY. Failure by Exhibitor to occupy its exhibition space shall not relieve Exhibitor of its obligations hereunder. If such space is not occupied by the time set for completion of installation of exhibits, such space may be occupied and/or used by NATPE for such purposes as it may deem advisable.
7. SUB-LEASING/SHARING . Exhibitor shall not sublet, assign or share its exhibit space or any portion thereof without the prior written approval of NATPE , which it may withhold in its sole discretion.
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11. SAMPLES; SOUVENIRS; SALES. Exhibitor may distribute samples, souvenirs, brochures, etc., only from within Exhibitor’s exhibit space. Sales of such items or any other materials shall be prohibited. NATPE shall have the right to prohibit sample distribution or other activities which, in NATPE ’s judgement, interfere with the Conference.
12. FAILURE TO HOLD CONFERENCE. Should any act of God or other contingency prevent NATPE from holding the Conference, NATPE shall refund the Exhibition Fee theretofore paid by Exhibitor; provided that NATPE shall be entitled to retain such part of said fee as shall be required to recompense NATPE for expenses incurred prior to cancellation, and NATPE shall have no other liability to exhibitor.
13. INSURANCE COVERAGE. It is the essence hereof that the Exhibitor will, at its own expense, procure and maintain in force during the term of installation, exhibition, dismantling and use of the Conference exhibition area, the following primary insurance coverage: (a) Workman’s Compensation and Employer’s Liability insurance required by the laws of the State of Florida, the State of Hire, and any other applicable law. The limits under the Employees Liability Section shall be in the amount of $1,000,000 per accident. (b) Commercial General Liability insurance and Contractual Liability insurance insuring and specifically referring to Exhibitor‘s contractual liability as set forth herein, with limits in no event less than $1,000,000 each occurrence Combined Single Limit for bodily injury and property damage, and including coverage for personal injury, operation of mobile equipment, products and liquor liability. Exhibitor will cause each of its contractors, including any independent labor contractors engaged in performance of work at the Convention, to procure and throughout the period during which such contractor continues to be so engaged, to maintain in full force and effect insurance as specified above in this subparagraph (b). (c) If applicable, Automobile Liability insurance with limits not less than $1,000,000 each occurrence Combined Single Limit for bodily injury and property damage, including coverage for owned, non-owned and hired vehicle, including loading and unloading. (d) Exhibitor will include NATPE , Operator, the City of Miami and their respective members, consultants, agents, directors, employees, licensees and assigns, as additional named insurers in all insurance policies referred to in this paragraph 13. All such policies shall specify that coverage may not be terminated except upon sixty (60) days prior written notice to NATPE , and to Operator, and shall also provide the Exhibitor and insurer shall have no right of recovery or subrogation. All such policies shall be placed with carriers with a rating of “A-” or better by A.M. Best & Co. (e) Not later than December 28, 2012, Exhibitor shall provide NATPE with certificates of insurance in duplicate which certify that the required insurance coverage specified herein has been obtained and is fully paid. With limiting NATPE ’s remedies hereunder, in the event that Exhibitor has failed to provide NATPE with any such certificates of insurance on or before such date, NATPE shall have the right (but not the obligation) to obtain such additional insurance coverage on Exhibitor’s behalf and to require Exhibitor to pay an amount equal to NATPE ’s additional costs (including any additional premiums and a reasonable administration charge) in connection with obtaining such coverage. Higher limits of insurance coverage may be required upon review of booth specifications. (f) An insurance company authorized to transact business in the State of Florida must issue the insurance coverage required.
14. OTHER MATTERS. Any matters not specifically covered in the Agreement shall be resolved by NATPE in its sole good faith discretion.
15. APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS. Exhibitor shall comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations of governing authorities (including without limitation all applicable fire regulations), as well as any and all present and future rules, regulations and schedules of which it has notice promulgated by NATPE and/or Operator regarding the planning, construction, maintenance and removal of exhibitions and the occupance of exhibition areas at the Conference, including the Rules and Regulations as set forth in the Exhibitor’s Service Manual and periodical updates. Such rules, regulations and schedules may be amended from time to time by NATPE or Operator, and Exhibitor shall comply with any and all such amendments.
16. NOTICES. All communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be sent by mail, facsimile, or e-mail to the addresses listed herein; provided however, at the Conference, such communications must be delivered by hand to Exhibitor or NATPE at the Fontainebleau Resort, Miami.
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