NEW DRAMA, NEW MODELS: Drama Summit West connects the US and international drama business to facilitate new production, coproduction, finance and creative partnerships. This one-day networking event is all about new models and a fresh approach. Leading showrunners talk shop • Keynote sessions define the dramatic future • International buyers outline acquisition plans • Drama commissioners explain their scripted strategy • Global financing • Drama Screenings and copro marketplace. Don’t miss this fantastic one-day event, which takes place at Hollywood’s iconic Ebell venue.

Speakers at last year's Drama Summit West

Morgan Wandell Head of drama series, Amazon Studios
Erik Barmack Vice president of international originals, Netflix
Elaine Frontain Bryant EVP and head of programming, A&E Network
Carmi Zlotnik Managing director, Starz
Marie Jacobson EVP, programming and production, Networks, Sony Pictures Television
Francesca Orsi Senior vice president, HBO Programming
Nena Rodrigue EVP, original programming, acquisitions and production, BBC America
Richard Brown Film and TV producer, Anonymous Content / EP, True Detective
Ted Miller Co-head, TV department, Creative Artists Agency
Andrew Marcus President and chief operating officer, Critical Content
Chris Rice Partner, WME IMG
Eric Overmyer Showrunner, Bosch
Matt Forde EVP, content production, sales and distribution, BBC Worldwide North America
Simon Mirren Showrunner, Versailles, Criminal Minds
Adi Hasak Creator, Shades of Blue, Eyewitness
Sharon Hall President, Endemol Shine Studios
Simon Vaughan Chairman and joint CEO, Lookout Point
Susanne Müller Executive director feature films, ZDF
Jessica Goldberg Creator, executive producer and showrunner, The Path
Nina Lederman EVP of scripted programming, All3Media America
Oliver Goldstick Showrunner, The Collection
Carrie Stein EVP of global productions, Entertainment One Television
Jessica Scott Drama development executive, Hulu
Gene Stein President, Gaumont Television US
Elisa Todd Ellis Executive producer, Narcos; president production & creative affairs, Gaumont Television US
Eric Newman Executive producer, showrunner; Narcos
Carlo Bernard Executive producers and co-creator; Narcos
Holly Hines Senior vice president, Dynamic Television
Jenna Glazier Executive vice president, television series, Sonar Entertainment
Doug Miro Executive producer and co-creator, Narcos
Stephen Mowbray Head of acquisitions, SVT
Mark Goffman Showrunner, producer and writer
Richard Finlayson Director of Television, ABC Australia