MONDAY, JANUARY 28 - THURSDAY, JANUARY 31
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Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2019

Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Avi Armoza

CEO
Armoza Formats

The pioneer of the Israeli formats industry internationally, and the Founder and CEO of Armoza Formats, Avi Armoza is one of Israel's leading film and television producers.

Avi has been working in the television and film business for more than 20 years. He began his tenure at JCS in 1993 when...more

Speaking at: Format Future: Global Trends and Takeaways

Paul Buccieri

President, A+E Networks Group
A+E Networks

Paul Buccieri is President of A+E Networks Group, encompassing A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, Lifetime Movies, FYI™ and VICELAND™.  Other businesses in his portfolio include digital content and distribution; A+E Networks International; the company’s award-winning scripted division, A+E Studios®; unscripted division, A+E Originals™; award-winning Indie film entity, A&E Indie Films®; digital storytelling hub, 45th &...more

Simon Chinn

Co-Founder
Lightbox Entertainment

Simon Chinn is a double Academy Award winning producer who is responsible for some of the most successful documentaries of recent years, known for their high production values, powerful narratives and innovative blending of documentary and fiction techniques.

Simon launched Lightbox in 2014 in partnership with his cousin, Emmy-winning producer Jonathan...more

Jo Clinton-Davis

Controller, Factual
ITV

Jo Clinton-Davis is Controller of Factual at ITV. Her commissions include Long Lost Family; Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy; The Queen’s Green Planet; Paul O’Grady for the Love of Dogs; The Real Full Monty; Joanna Lumley’s IndiaThe Mafia with Trevor Mcdonald and the Crime and Punishment strand. ...more

Kathleen Finch

Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer
Discovery

Kathleen Finch is Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer at Discovery, where she oversees the management oversight of HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Discovery Life, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Great American Country and Lifestyle Digital Studios in the U.S. Previously, Finch was Chief Programming, Content...more

Amy Introcaso-Davis

EVP, Development & Production
E! Entertainment

Amy Introcaso-Davis is an Emmy award-winning television executive who currently serves as Executive Vice President, Development & Production for E! Entertainment. In this role, Introcaso-Davis oversees all unscripted development and production for the global pop culture brand, including popular series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Total Divas, Hollywood Medium with...more

Marie Nelson

VP, News, Public Affairs & Independent Film
PBS

Marie Nelson is a seasoned media executive and content developer with experience across all media platforms at public media, commercial broadcast and cable organizations. As the Vice President for News, Public Affairs and Independent Film at PBS, she leads programming strategy for PBS news and documentary film series, including PBS...more

Henrik Pabst

Senior Executive
Red Arrow Studios International

Henrik Pabst is President of Red Arrow Studios International. He leads the distribution division of Red Arrow Studios, and is responsible for Red Arrow’s global scripted strategy.

Henrik joined Red Arrow in 2011, and after several roles including sales and acquisitions, he took over sole responsibility for Red Arrow Studios International...more

Alec Shankman

SVP, Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media, Licensing & Branding
Abrams Artists Agency

Alec Shankman is the Senior Vice President and Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing at Abrams Artists Agency. He started his career in Hollywood at Abrams in 2003 where he personally launched the very successful and quickly growing department. Alec and his team represent many of the top...more

Speaking at: Fighting the Brain Drain

Jane Turton

Chief Executive Officer
all3media

Jane Turton was appointed Chief Executive Officer of All3Media in 2015, following the acquisition of the business by Discovery and Liberty Global. She is responsible for setting and implementing the businesses’ global strategy, and driving growth both organically and through acquisition in the UK and internationally. A main focus is to ensure that...more

Rob Wade

President, Alternative Entertainment & Specials
Fox Broadcasting Company

Rob Wade joined Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) as President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, in March 2017. He oversees the network’s unscripted programming, specials and alternative development slate.

Over the last 20 years, Wade has specialized in live, music, variety and reality programming. During his tenure at FOX, the network has launched...more

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