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Saturday, October 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Master Class: Producers Roundtable - TV

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All projects face the same basic challenges – from developing material, finding the money, building strong collaborative teams, and ultimately, taking the project from script to screen. This is a roundtable discussion with seasoned and successful film and television producers and production executives who share their experience and offer concrete advice on producing for television.


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Traci Lynn Blackwell

Vice President of Current Programs, The CW Network
As Vice President of Current Programs at The CW Network, rising executive star Traci Lynn Blackwell is among the top African American programming executives in broadcast television and definitely one to watch.  Traci oversees the day-to-day production of some of the most buzzed-about... Read More →
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Chika Chukudebelu

BET Networks
Chika Chukudebelu works in Original Programming at BET Networks. Since joining the company in 2009, she has been a part of the team that has brought scripted programming to the network. Her projects include THE GAME, which in January of 2011 debuted as the #1 ad-supported scripted... Read More →
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Debra Curtis

Senior Vice President of Current Programming, eOne Television
Debra Curtis is Senior Vice President of Current Programming at eOne Television. In her position, Curtis oversees all aspects of eOne’s current programming activities for the group’s slate, including Hell on Wheels (AMC), Rookie Blue (ABC and Shaw), Haven (SyFy), Call... Read More →
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Charles Murray

Murray has worked with TV heavyweights like David Milch (Deadwood, NYPD Blue) and John Wells (ER, Third Watch), and his recent foray into features is a natural extension of his ability to tell and share the best stories he can, on platforms his audience habitually and consistently... Read More →

Saturday October 27, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
W Hotel, Great Room 1 & 2 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood CA 90028

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