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James Kanatas

VP, Programming

El Rey Network

James Kanatas is the VP of Programming at El Rey Network, Robert Rodriguez’s new English-language general entertainment network targeting men 18-49 and inclusive of America’s growing Latino community. In this role, which he’s had since the very inception of the network, Kanatas has been integral in bringing Rodriguez’s vision to create a network with content that awakens the renegade in everyone. Kanatas oversees the strategic planning of the entire on-air schedule including the premieres for the channel’s original series including From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Matador, El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair, and the upcoming series from Burnett’s One Three Media, Lucha Underground and Cutting Crew.  Kanatas also spearheads acquisitions with major U.S. studios, as well as independents, which has included a five-year movie deal with Celestial Entertainment for over 250 kung fu films, as well as rights to iconic TV series including Miami Vice and Starsky & Hutch. Prior to El Rey Network, Kanatas was the Strategy & Business Development Associate at FactoryMade Ventures, assisting in the drafting of business plans and raising capital for new ventures. He started as a financial analyst at Rackspace Hosting. He has an MBA from UCLA Anderson and BS at Trinity University.

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The Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted entertainment, and a must attend event for content creators, distributors, agents, commissioners and multi-platform broadcasters of unscripted and factual entertainment programming.

Get unprecedented access to international decision-makers

We bring together creators, buyers and distributors of unscripted programming for two days of panels, pitching and networking.

Realscreen events provide unrivaled access to leaders in the international business of unscripted entertainment.

What They Are Saying

Fast-track your business

Glean practical insight into the business of unscripted entertainment from industry leaders -- the ones that are driving trends and change -- as they participate in lively debates, lead intimate breakout sessions and round table discussions.

Make the Connection

Through our signature Luncheon Roundtable, Meet a Mentor, Meet an Expert, Speed Pitching and 30 Minutes With... sessions, we make it easy to make the connections you need to propel your business, and bring you face to face with industry-leading executives.

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