BritWeek Announces Line Up Of Film, TV, Technology & Media Heavy Hitters For Its Annual Film & TV Summit

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BritWeek Announces Annual Film & TV Summit

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BritWeek, the annual program of events celebrating the creative bond between the UK and US, announces the speakers and topics set for the 2015 BritWeek Film & Summit. On May 1, 2015 at the The InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills, an incredible line-up of industry leaders and experts will gather to talk about the future of this rapidly changing industry. The day will conclude with a keynote by noted Creativity Expert, Sir Ken Robinson, the most downloaded TED talker, best-selling author and sought after speaker, discussing creativity and media.

Current panel topics and speakers include:
The Changed Scripted World - Golden Goose or Chicken Little? Moderated by Rebecca Segal, Senior Vice President of Sky Networks in conversation with Bruce Rosenblum, President, Television & Digital Media, Legendary Entertainment and Chairman/CEO, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and Gail Berman, Co-owner and Founding Partner of The Jackal Group.

The Future Reality of Reality TV - Moderated by International Emmy recipient, Executive Producer, Nigel Lythgoe in conversation with Justin Rosenblatt, Senior Vice President of Alternative Programming at CW TV, Corie Henson, Executive Vice President of Alternative Entertainment at FOX, Rob Mills, SVP Alternative Series, Specials & Late-Night Programming for ABC Entertainment, and Kary McHoul, Senior Vice President of Unscripted Programming and Development for ABC Family Channel.

Entertainment Choice: Viewer Empowerment - moderated by Chairman & Founder of Machinima, Allen DeBevoise and featuring Peter Gerard, Head of Content for VIMEO and Larry Namer, Co-Founder of E! Entertainment and Founding Partner of Metan Global Entertainment Group

Gold Rush: The Future of Financing - Moderated by Nigel Daly, OBE, Vice President Screen International and Director, The Laboratory Arts Collective and featuring Colin Brown, Editorial Director of Slated.

Tickets are available at Sponsors include The InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills, Air New Zealand, BAFTA LA and Liberty of London, in collaboration with media partner Variety.

About BritWeek

BritWeek is a non–profit organization that hosts a program of events every Spring to promote British creativity, innovation and excellence across multiple categories including, film & television, music, art, fashion, design, retail, sport, philanthropy, business, and more. The events take place throughout Greater Los Angeles, Orange County, Orlando, San Francisco, and Miami.

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