Session

In Conversation With: Fenton Bailey (Co-Founder, World of Wonder – Executive Producer, RuPaul’s Drag Race)

Monday, June 10, 2019
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Cascade

Sashay over to Cascade for an exclusive conversation with Fenton Bailey, Co-Founder of World of Wonder, the Emmy award-winning production company behind RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Million Dollar Listing franchise, Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, and over 20 years of ground-breaking content. Trailblazers in Hollywood, Bailey and World of Wonder has long given a voice to outsiders and marginalized communities. Their revolutionary TV series, RuPaul’s Drag Race, received 12 Emmy Award nominations and six wins in 2018. In its 11th season, it continues to break ratings records and dominate the pop culture landscape. World of Wonder has produced projects in the last year for ABC, VH1, Fox, Netflix, Bravo, AMC Networks and more, as well as produced new original series for their owned-and-operated SVOD, WOW Presents Plus, available in every territory worldwide. Film festival veterans, World of Wonder’s Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts will premiere at Tribeca this month. In addition to their vast library of television and film projects currently airing and in development, World of Wonder’s robust direct-to-consumer offerings include the world’s largest bi-coastal drag convention RuPaul’s DragCon, a flagship storefront on Hollywood Blvd, and a subscription box.


Moderating:


Peter Knegt
Producer
CBC


Featuring:


Fenton Bailey
Co-Founder
World of Wonder

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