Variety is pleased to announce the 3rd annual PURPOSE SUMMIT on Thursday, June 12, dedicated to the growth of family entertainment and faith-based programming.
The Purpose Summit will feature leaders at studios, networks, digital media, and brands who are succeeding in the family and faith-based entertainment space. The summit will be held in Los Angeles, Thursday, June 12th.
Bishop T.D. Jakes and the team at Variety during recent Instinct book tour
Variety is pleased to announce the return of our popular event PURPOSE: The Family Entertainment & Faith-Based Summit, dedicated to the growth of family entertainment and faith-based programming. PURPOSE will feature leaders at studios, networks, digital media, and brands who are succeeding in the family and faith-based entertainment space. Storytelling innovators will also share what content is best connecting with today’s audiences.
Attendees and speakers to include Chris Parker (Screenwriter for Heaven Is for Real), David A.R. White (Founding Partner of PureFlix and Producer of God’s Not Dead and Sony/Provident’s Mom’s Night Out), Erica and Tina Campbell (Stars of Mary, Mary), Kolby and Victoria Koloff (Stars of Preachers’ Daughters), Simon Swart (EVP and General Manager at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment North America), Traci Blackwell (VP Current Programming for The CW), Deirdre Gurney (Executive Producer Duck Dynasty and Principal Gurney Productions), DeVon Franklin (SVP Production for Sony Pictures Entertainment), Rick Ramirez (SVP of Targeted Marketing for Warner Bros.), Bishop T.D. Jakes (Founder of TDJ Enterprises, Film/TV Producer and Best-selling Author), Frank Smith (CEO of Walden Media), among others.
2014 Summit Schedule: http://variety.com/conference/purpose-the-family-entertainment-and-faith-based-summit/