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Manager Panel A Los Angeles TV Manager Panel

Dec 6 (1 Friday Evening)8:00pm - 9:00pm$20

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You have a kickass draft of a TV Pilot and a killer pitch, but how are you going to get into the studio system inner sanctum? You need representation! In this one night Los Angeles TV Manager Panel, you’ll get the inside scoop from top managers on how to build your personal writing brand, get that first staff job and jumpstart your career as a professional television writer.

Chad Snopek

Manager, TV and Screenwriters

His clients include Michael Ferris (The Game, Terminator 3, Terminator Salvation & most recently The Hunters Prayer), Pablo Fenjves, (“Man on a Ledge”) who wrote the feature film The Lost Brother with Seth Rogen attached to star & Point Grey producing and sold his feature pitch MOTHER to Universal, Mark Friedman (Executive Producer/Showrunner, Fox's "Wayward Pines Season 2", co-creator of “Believe”with Alfonso Cuaron for JJ Abrams and NBC, creator of “The Forgotten” for ABC and Jerry Bruckheimer) who has also written features for Shawn Levy, Ben Stiller and Sam Jackson and set up his Black List script “Help Me Spread Goodness” at Fox Searchlight, and comedy writer Zina Zaflow, whose animated film GNOME ALONE was released by Netflix in October 2018 & her comedy “Mission Untreatable” was picked up by Sony. Other clients have recently sold original pilots to E Network, Universal Cable, Superdeluxe/Turner, the novel “No Exit” is set up at Fox with Academy award and Emmy award nominated writer Scott Frank (Godless, Logan, Minority Report, Get Shorty) producing. His clients have written films for Pixar, Dreamworks, Warner Brothers, New Line, Disney, MGM, Miramax, Universal, Paramount, Fox, Fox Searchlight, Sony, New Line, Working Title, Lions Gate, Participant and HBO and original pilots for ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, FX, MTV, ABC Family, HBO, USA, E Network and AMC. He’s working with producers such as Bad Robot, Bruckheimer, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Davis Ent., Red Hour Films, Mandeville, Mike De Luca, Original Film and Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps. In the past, Chad produced THE THIRD WHEEL (Miramax), a romantic comedy starring Luke Wilson, Ben Affleck and Denise Richards, as well as AMERICAN GIRL a dark comedy written by Scott Sandoe starring Jena Malone and Brad Renfro. MORE

Evan Lewis

Literary Manager, Stagecoach Entertainment

Evan Lewis is a literary manager at Stagecoach Entertainment, where he represents clients on such shows as THE HANDMAID'S TALE, THIS IS US, THE 100, SUPERNATURAL, BLUE BLOODS, INSATIABLE, THE MAGICIANS, THE FLASH, SUPERGIRL, DOOM PATROL, DUNE: THE SISTERHOOD, and POWER. His clients also have had shows in development at networks like FOX, Starz, USA, YouTube Red, WBTV, UTV, and ITV. His clients also have produced feature projects at companies like Netflix/Gaumont. Before he was a manager, Evan began his career in the film and television industry as an intern. After working in various capacities in such areas as management, casting, marketing, and on set production, he started on a desk at The Gersh Agency. He worked his way up from assistant to coordinator to agent in the Motion Picture Literary Department, where he covered various studios while representing clients and negotiating deals. He has been at Stagecoach for six years. MORE