New Content Platforms and Partners – Aron Levitz, Head, Wattpad Studios
As Head of Wattpad Studios, Aron Levitz connects the entertainment and publishing industries with new voices and original content created by Wattpad Stars, the biggest influencers on the platform. Leveraging data and community insights, Aron works with the industry to co–produce Wattpad stories for film, television, print and digital formats. Read more→
Market Expert: China – Janet Yang (The Joy Luck Club, Empire of the Sun, Shanghai Calling)
An award-winning Hollywood producer with deep roots in China, Janet Yang has worked with some of the most formidable directors and actors in the world. She came to prominence through her collaboration with Steven Spielberg on Empire of the Sun (Warner Bros). That led to a long partnership with multiple Academy Award-winner Oliver Stone—where she served as Executive Producer on the iconic and pioneering The Joy Luck Club (Disney), and as a Producer on the Golden Globe-winning The People vs. Larry Flynt (Columbia Pictures), directed by Milos Forman and starring Woody Harrelson and Ed Norton. Read more→
Best-in-Class Formats – Duncan Gray, Founder, Twenty Six 03
Duncan Gray is the founder of Twenty Entertainment, a UK based production company and JV with Cineflix. Duncan has 25 years experience as producer and broadcaster on both sides of The Atlantic. Starting his career at Planet 24 he developed the original pitch for The Big Breakfast before EP’ing the show in 1997. In 1996 he led the development team which formatted Survivor in Planet’s LA office. At Granada (1998-2003) he EP’d Popstars:The Rivals and developed and launched Saturday Night Takeaway. Read more→
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