IFP/West has named panelists for the first workshop in its annual Independent Producer Series.Professionals attending the Wednesday panel “Acquiring and Developing Material” include “Ghost World” producer Lianne Halfon, literary agent Lynn Pleshette, producer John Penotti of GreeneStreet Films and Michelle Satter of the Sundance Institute. The discussion will be moderated by producer Janet Yang (“Zero Effect”). The Independent Producer Series will be held at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel over a six-week period. Tickets for either single evenings or the entire series are available to IFP/West members and the public. For reservations, call (310) 475-0840.