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Tuesday, September 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Sizzle Reels 101: What Really Sells?

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A good sizzle reel is the key to selling docs and reality programming.  Whether you’re trying to find funding, secure distribution or whip up some publicity for your latest project, the sizzle reel is one of the most important tools in the filmmaking process.  How do you craft the perfect reel?  What gets executives and financiers excited to watch?  Find out in this must-see panel.

Moderated by Sean Zeid


Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Jane Browde

Elizabeth Jane Browde

Senior Vice President, Head of Programming, Veria Living
Elizabeth is currently Senior Vice President, Head of Programming at Veria Living where she oversees development and current programming on all platforms. She is charged with launching the newly formed Veria Living Studios, and is on track to produce over 300 hours of studio based... Read More →
avatar for Charlie Ebersol

Charlie Ebersol

Co-Founder, The Hochberg Ebersol Company (THE Company)
Charlie Ebersol is the Co-Founder of The Hochberg Ebersol Company (THE Company), a reality and scripted television production studio that specializes in unscripted, documentary and competition formats, as well as new media content and branded entertainment. Ebersol founded THE... Read More →
avatar for Johnny Gould

Johnny Gould

Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Pilgrim Studios
Johnny Gould serves as Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development at Pilgrim Studios, heading up the company’s original unscripted programming development and current programming, and international format sales and acquisitions.  Johnny oversees an array of... Read More →
avatar for Gena McCarthy

Gena McCarthy

Senior Vice President, Reality & Alternative Programming, Lifetime Networks
Gena McCarthy is Senior Vice President, Reality & Alternative Programming, of Lifetime Networks.  Based in New York, she oversees Lifetime’s strategy for all development and production of its unscripted programming, including the Emmy® Award-nominated Project Runway and Project... Read More →
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Sean Zeid

Co-Head of Alternative, Kaplan Stahler Agency
Sean Zeid joined Kaplan Stahler four years ago from Endeavor.  At Kaplan he has worked with clients that have either created or executive produced a number of popular shows such as The Biggest Loser, Secret Millionaire, Sons of Guns, Ink Master, Bizarre Foods and Dead Files... Read More →


Tuesday September 11, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Theater 10