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J.J. Abrams, Gale Anne Hurd, Mark Burnett, Tom Cruise Set for PGA Conference

Fifth Produced By event set for June 8-9

J.J. Abrams, Mark Burnett,  Tom Cruise and Gale Anne Hurd have signed up as featured speakers for the Producers Guild of America’s upcoming conference.

The fifth Produced By conference will be hosted at Fox Studios on June 8-9. Co-chairs Tracey Edmonds,  Marshall Herskovitz, Rachel Klein and Gary Lucchesi are also speaking along with PGA president Mark Gordon.

Other speakers include David Alpert, partner at Circle of Confusion; Steve Blume of  Content Partners; Joe Chianese of  Entertainment Partners; Cassian Elwes; Reginald Hudlin; Darlene Hunt; Jason Katims; Michael J. Kump, partner at  Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert; Carl Kurlander of Steeltown Entertainment Project;  David Robinson and Steven Sills at Green Hasson Janks; Sharon Tal Yguado of Fox Intl. Channels;  Hayma “Screech” Washington;  Beau Willimon; Marci Wiseman of AMC; and Ken Ziffren of  Ziffren Brittenham.

Speakers at last year’s PGA event at Sony included Chris Nolan, Emma Thomas and Michael Burns.

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