NATPE’s LA Screenings Independents Unveils Producers Summit Speakers


NATPE’s LA Screenings Independents has confirmed the slate of speakers for the event’s first-ever Producers Summit.

Designed to educate, inform and provide connectivity for attendees—from content producers and exhibitors to buyers from around the world—the Producers Summit will kick off the weeklong marketplace and conference. It will be produced by NATPE and take place on Monday, May 13th and run from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City. All six sessions are open to NATPE LASI badge holders.

The confirmed speakers include Steven Adams, partner, manager and producer at Buffalo 8 Productions; Juliana Alganaraz, CEO of Endemol Shine Brazil; Sally Habbershaw, executive VP for the Americas for all3media international; Stone Newman, CRO at; Chris Ottinger, president of worldwide TV distribution and acquisitions at MGM Television; Alon Shtruzman, CEO of Keshet International; Fernando Szew, CEO of MarVista Entertainment; Patrick Vien, executive managing director of international for A+E Networks; and Courtney Williams, head of partnerships at Parrot Analytic.

JP Bommel, the president and CEO of NATPE, said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Events TM and Isabella Marquez for the second year in co-producing the LA Screenings Independents and to add a Producer Summit that will focus on International Co-Productions, providing connectivity and opportunity. LA Screenings Independents has grown into a must-attend marketplace as we welcome an increased number of exhibitors.”