6 intensive days of pitching & meetings
The Hollywood Field Trip offers a select group of UK and non U.S. filmmakers ACCESS to Hollywood's top producers, agents, managers and working professionals.
We vet you the filmmaker, screenwriter and/or producer; and set up meetings with the people who could actually greenlight your next film.
INTERVIEWS past & present
Graham King is the Oscar winning producer, President and CEO of GK Films and founder of Distribution arm, Film District. His past films include Academy Award winner & BAFTA winner ARGO, Academy Award winners THE DEPARTED and THE AVIATOR, Academy Award nominated HUGO, in addition to an amazing ray of films such as THE GANGS OF NEW YORK, THE TOWN, TRAFFIC, BLOOD DIAMOND, RANGO and WORLD WAR Z. His films have been nominated for 61 Academy Awards, 38 Golden Globes and 52 British Academy Film Awards.
Lynette Howell founded Electric City Entertainment with Jamie Patricof in 2012 after working independently on various films including Half Nelson (star Ryan Gosling won a Best Actor Oscar nomination), Stephanie Daley (starring Oscar winners Tilda Swinton and Timothy Hutton), The Greatest which premiered in the 2009 Sundance competition, Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond The Pines, Tim Burton's Big Eyes, and more recently Captain Fantastic.
Alex Brunner is an agent in UTA’s Independent Film Group, focusing on global film finance, packaging and distribution strategies for independent and co-financed feature films. Brunner recently joined UTA from Exclusive Media, where he was one of the original co-founding shareholders and Deputy COO. The global independent film company known for the financing, production and global distribution of feature films and documentaries such as Rush, End of Watch, The Ides of March, The Woman In Black.
Mark Fergus is a working Hollywood screenwriter who along with his writing partner Hawk Ostby have written IRON MAN, COWBOYS & ALIENS, CHILDREN OF MEN. Mark and Hawk's latest projects include a series on SyFy channel, The Expanse.
Gloria is the Vice President at Fox 21 Television Studios. She serves as studio executive for comedy and drama programming. Oversees current programming and works hand-in-hand with Showrunners and Network Executives. Prior, Gloria was the network & studio executive of comedy and drama programming at CBS. Previously she spent 12 yrs as Vice President at Mosaic Media Group.
Hollywood veteran John Sacchi has spent over 20 years in the entertainment industry, including 15 years as a production and development executive at Lionsgate Films, where he oversaw films in every genre. Since hanging his own production shingle, 5 More Minutes Productions, he has been actively developing material to produce for film and television.
Sheryl is an agent with APA Talent and Literary Agency. Sheryl began her career as an assistant at Premiere Artists Agency along with Debbie Deuble Hill. Deuble Hill went on to co-found in 1998 the lit department at Don Buchwald & Associates, where Petersen joined soon after. The duo co-sign and co-represent every client.An industry leader in the field of talent and literary representation for nearly fifty years, APA represents many of today's most talented artists in all areas of the industry.
Alix Madigan is an independent producer, previously with Anonymous Content where she was a producer on “Winter’s Bone,” which featured a breakout Oscar-nominated performance by Jennifer Lawrence.
Elisabeth is the Distribution consultant at AMBI Entertainment. Prior, she was the President of International Sales and Distribution at Voltage Pictures where she financed and sold the 3 time Academy Award®-winning Dallas Buyers Club. Prior to Voltage, Elisabeth worked at Lakeshore Entertainment as Exec. Vice President of international sales. Elisabeth has helped realise, market, finance and distribute a multitude of third party films ranging in budgets of $5 million – $30 million.
Tariq Jalil is the President of Intrigue Entertainment. He most recently executive produced the film Marmaduke for 20th Century Fox starring Owen Wilson. Tariq is also the producer of TruTv's number one show, Operation Repo and is the current producer on television shows such as Game of Silence.
Receive top pitching tips to prepare you so you’re ready to give your best pitch in the room.
Meet top Hollywood television executives: Meet executives behind top rated television shows such as TRUE BLOOD, BOARDWARD EMPIRE, GAME OF THRONES.
Meet top Hollywood agents.
Meet top Hollywood managers.
Meet top writers and producers working day in and day out in the studio system.
Familiarize yourself with Los Angeles and get an in-depth overview of the Hollywood business.