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Monday, September 10 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Production Company Roundtable

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The world of reality TV production has exploded in the last decade ushering in a wave of new producers with new ideas. What does this mean for the 'tried & true' production companies whose names are synonymous with hits and high ratings? Find out how these Titans of Reality maintain their competitive edge.  And what is next?

Moderated by Michael Schneider

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Eli Holzman

President, Studio Lambert
Eli Holzman began his career at Miramax Films in New York.  He relocated to Los Angeles to found the company's television department and helped create Project Greenlight.  While there, he oversaw the production of numerous projects including scripted network series, children's... Read More →

Brant Pinvidic

Executive Vice President of Development, Eyeworks USA
Brant Pinvidic is Executive Vice President of Development at Eyeworks USA (formerly 3 Ball Productions), in charge of the company’s development slate for both broadcast and cable series and specials. The company is responsible for global franchises including The Biggest Loser and Beauty... Read More →
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Michael Schneider

Los Angeles Bureau Chief, TV Guide Magazine
Michael Schneider is the Los Angeles Bureau Chief for TV Guide Magazine. With more than 17 years’ experience covering TV business, Schneider often appears on news and entertainment shows as a television expert. He also served as judge on a Fox Reality Channel show you probably... Read More →
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Eric Schotz

President/CEO, LMNO Productions
Eric Schotz, President and CEO of LMNO Productions, is a nine-time Emmy-award winner whose innovative style and creativity has established him as one of the television industry’s foremost producers/directors of non-fiction and reality-based programming.His extensive credits... Read More →
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Philip Segal

President & Executive Producer, Original Productions
Philip D. Segal is President & Executive Producer of Original Productions, a FremantleMedia company.  Segal has operating responsibility for the company’s business, creative, development and production divisions. In 2011 alone, Segal supervised 240 hours of programming, including... Read More →
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Arthur Smith

Founder, A. Smith & Co. Productions
Arthur Smith founded A. Smith & Co. Productions with longtime friend Kent Weed in 2000 and serves as executive producer on all the company’s productions, including the Emmy® and People’s Choice Award nominated hit Hell’s Kitchen as well as Kitchen Nightmares with Chef Gordon... Read More →
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Natalka Znak

Chief Executive Officer, Zodiak/USA
Natalka Znak is Chief Executive Officer at Zodiak USA.  In her role, Znak oversees the continued rapid growth of Zodiak USA’s production business in the non-scripted space.  Znak runs Zodiak USA’s production offices in both New York and Los Angeles and manages a programming... Read More →

Monday September 10, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Theater 3