Session

AGENDA

Company of Distinction Session: NBCUniversal Studios Panel

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cascade

NBCUniversal’s hit-making creative forces Meredith Ahr (President, Universal TV Alternative), Jeff Wachtel (President, NBCUniversal International Studios) and Pearlena Igbokwe (President, Universal Television), will reflect on their most recent greenlight successes – including World of Dance, The Wall, The Sinner, Mr. Robot, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Master of None – and discuss how they are adjusting their development strategies to maximize the opportunities of evolving global business models.

Moderating:


Lynette Rice
Editor at Large
Entertainment Weekly


Featuring:


Meredith Ahr
President, Universal Television Alternative Studio
NBCUniversal

Pearlena Igbokwe
President, Universal Television Studio
NBCUniversal

Jeff Wachtel
President, International Studios
NBCUniversal

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?

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