SFTV Key Players: Bedrock Entertainment (Jillian Profeta)

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Key Players connects Graduate SFTV students to gatekeepers and key decision makers in the industry through an informal, small group Zoom meeting. 

Led by producer Tony To (Band of Brothers, The Pacific) and director/producer Dan Sackheim (True Detective, Game of Thrones), Bedrock Entertainment is a production company launched in 2020 to develop and produce premium television content for the global marketplace in partnership with ITV Studios America. Focusing on meaningful, expansive genre fare, their development slate includes projects that are at once suspenseful and emotional with writers such as Stuart Beattie (Collateral), Julia Ruchman (The Walking Dead), Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson (The Fighter), and David Arata (Spy Game).

Join us for an intimate conversation with Jillian Profeta, Creative Director for Bedrock Entertainment that will cover:
· What Bedrock Entertainment and Jillian look for when picking projects to develop
· The process of development and what it involves
· How to put your best foot forward when meeting with execs

Followed by a Q&A, bring your questions! 

Jillian Profeta, Creative Director, Bedrock Entertainment:
Jillian Profeta is a Creative Executive at Bedrock Entertainment, where she develops elevated genre content for the premium television space. Previously, Jillian worked for The Walt Disney Company spanning seven years and multiple divisions, including streaming juggernaut Disney+ and ABC Family (now Freeform), where she brought in and developed the hit YA fantasy series Shadowhunters. She began her career in representation at Circle of Confusion and Janklow & Nesbit Associates, cultivating relationships with writers and an aptitude for working with IP. In 2019 she produced a sold out run of Paper Trails, a collection of three one act plays by emerging female writers, for the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Hailing from Georgia, she graduated from Emory University with a double major in Marketing and Creative Writing.

Questions? Email: sftvevents@lmu.edu

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