NEW DRAMA, NEW MODELS: The Drama Summit West conference connects the US and international drama business to facilitate new production, coproduction, finance and creative partnerships. This two-day networking event is all about new models and a fresh approach. • Leading showrunners talk shop • Keynote sessions define the dramatic future • Drama commissioners explain their scripted strategy • Global financing • Copro marketplace • Don’t miss this fantastic two-day event, which takes place at Hollywood’s iconic Ebell venue.
This year Drama Summit West has joined forces with Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS) as the programming and marketing partner.


David Madden President of original programming, AMC Studios
Carmi Zlotnik President of programming, Starz
Chris Selak Executive vice president and head of worldwide scripted television, Lionsgate
Erik Barmack Vice president of international originals, Netflix
David Davoli SVP business affairs, BRON
Rola Bauer Managing director, Studiocanal TV and executive producer, Take Two
Simon Mirren Writer/producer
Jessica K. Scott Director, content development, Hulu
Sally Catto General manager, programming for CBC
Marty Adelstein CEO, Tomorrow Studios
Lisa Fahrenholt Vice president, international development, scripted, Endemol Shine North America
Jessy Terrero TV, film and music director, executive producer, “Nicky Jam: El Ganador”
Soumya Sriraman President, North America, BritBox
Alon Aranya Exec producer, writer, Paper Plane Productions
Jada Miranda EVP, head of scripted television, STX television
Holly Hines SVP of content for Dynamic Television
Rebecca Segal SVP, BSkyB
Alon Shtruzman CEO, Keshet International
Peter M. Lenkov Showrunner and executive producer, Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver. Executive producer, Salvation
René Balcer Executive producer, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
Dante Di Loreto President of scripted programming, FremantleMedia
Tiffany Hawthorne Vice president, scripted content, NBCUniversal cable entertainment
Rockne O’Bannon Screenwriter, director, showrunner
Marc Scott Zicree Writer, producer
Mette M. Bolstad Showrunner, Nobel, State of Happiness
Owen Shiflett VP original development, Shudder & Sundance Now
Noreen Halpern Producer and CEO, Halfire Entertainment
Peter Traugott President, Keshet Studios
Zoe Rocha Managing director, The Fyzz Facility TV
Andrew W. Marlowe Creator and executive producer, Castle, producer, Take Two
Terri Edda Miller Creator and executive producer, Castle, producer, Take Two
Julie Andem Creator, writer and director, SKAM
Steven Adams Partner and head of management division, Buffalo 8 Productions
Lorenzo De Maio Senior agent, Endeavor Content
Sean Furst Co-president of TV & film, Skybound Entertainment
Christopher Haug Head of drama, TV2
Henrik Bastin CEO, Fabrik Entertainment
Jeff Pinker Showrunner and partner, Midnight Radio
David Ellender President, global distribution and coproductions, Sonar Entertainment
Chris Hammond Partner, film & TV group, Wiggin LLP
Hakan Kousetta Chief operating officer TV division, See-Saw Films
Jeremy Fox ​Founder and CEO, Atrium TV
Paulette Bensussen Head of Electus latino, Electus International
Moritz Polter Executive producer, international TV series, Bavaria Fiction
Roberto Ríos Corporate vice president, original production, HBO Latin America
Wendy West Creator/executive producer, Ultraviolet
Barry Josephson Executive producer, Ultraviolet
Marcus Ammon Senior vice president, film & entertainment, Sky Deutschland
Ligiah Villalobos Writer/producer
Matt Birch Senior vice president and co-head, physical production, APA
Ted Gold Senior VP of development and original programming, Paramount Network
Mikko Alanne Showrunner, writer and executive producer, The Long Road Home on National Geographic
Yule Caise Writer, director and producer
Jon Avnet Executive producer, director, Co-CEO, Indigenous Media
Tony Saint Head writer
Thomas Benski CEO, Pulse Films
Peter Blake Executive producer, writer
Arturo Interian Senior vice president, scripted programming, HISTORY
Arne Helsingen Head of TV, NRK
Joerg Bachmaier SVP, content strategy & co-productions, Machinima
Anders Tangen ​Producer and CEO Viafilm

Drama Summit West takes place at The Ebell of Los Angeles, which provides some old school Hollywood glamour