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Friday, October 30 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Producers

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Hear from veteran Hollywood producers regarding what they look for in a screenplay, 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 the edge your script needs to really stick.

Moderators
avatar for Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Enderby Entertainment; writer Beverly Hills Cop, The Big Easy; director/producer Dawn Patrol; executive producer/showrunner Combat Hospital; co-writer/director Toy Soldiers; executive producer Go With Me; former WGAw President
Screenwriter, producer and director Daniel Petrie, Jr. was nominated for an Academy Awardfor 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... Read More →

Panelists
avatar for Matthew Gross

Matthew Gross

President EuropaCorp TV Studios; producer Sons of Liberty, Body of Proof, Dirty Sexy Money, Across the Universe, Fired Up!, Joe Somebody, Day Break
MATTHEW GROSS is currently President of TV EuropaCorp USA, the American television division of the French Studio.  EuropaCorp fully finances and distributes it’s content and is headed by Luc Besson and Christophe Lambert. EuropaCorp has produced the hugely successful Taken and Transporter franchises and recently released Lucy, which has grossed over 100 million dollars domestically. Before joining EuropaCorp, Gross served as president... Read More →
avatar for Roy Lee

Roy Lee

executive producer Bates Motel, The Departed, The Ring, The Grudge; producer The Lego Movie
ROY LEE (Producer) earned his first motion picture producing credit asExecutive Producer on Gore Verbinski’s 2002 blockbuster The Ring. He went on toproduce the 2004 haunted house horror The Grudge, which, upon its October 2004release, broke the record for the biggest opening weekend of all time for a horror film.October 2006 saw the release of The Departed, a crime thriller at Warner Bros., directedby Martin Scorsese and starring Jack... Read More →
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Eric Williams

producer and production manager
Eric is a producer and production manager for films living in Austin, Texas. He recently served as the unit production manager for the USA filmed portion of the Lance Armstrong biopic, THE PROGRAM directed by Stephen Frears.  Other films he has line-produced or executive produced include FRONTERA, starring Ed Harris and Eva Longoria, A NIGHT IN OLD MEXICO, starring Robert Duvall and THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA, directed by and... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room

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