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Meet the Gatekeepers sponsored by IATSE 891

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Let’s talk about how network and cable executives approach trends in programming. John Morayniss, CEO, Entertainment One Television, Steve Foster, Director, Development, HBO Films, and Nicole Clemens, Senior VP and Head of Series Development, FX Networks, discuss their criteria for program acquisition; what sets a good pitch and an original idea apart from the others; how to find originality amongst thousands of pitches; determining which shows get a pilot pick-up; the ones that got away and the role that social media plays in developing and engaging audiences. Moderator: Louise Clark, President and Executive Producer, Lark Productions Guests: John Morayniss, Chief Executive Officer, Entertainment One Television Nicole Clemens, Senior Vice President Series Development, FX Networks Steve Foster, Director of Development, HBO Films