"Made in NY" Talks - Women Behind Series TV: Getting Your Project Green-Lit

Special Event
Theater 6:30–9pm
  • Regular FREE


Learn from the women that have shattered the glass ceiling and are among the few making decisions about what we see on television.

This free panel and mixer will feature a powerhouse panel of experts. Attendees will gain insight into the various stages of the decision-making process for television programming, and hear a discussion on how to successfully launch and sustain your creative career in television.

Admittance is on a first-come-first-served basis, based on capacity. 

6:30-8:00 PM: Panel (Theater)
8:00-9:00 PM: Networking Mixer (Lounge)

RSVP is required for panel and mixer.


Christina Wayne: CEO, Assembly Entertainment. She has sold fourteen scripted series to date to networks including A&E, Amazon, BBC America, Bravo, Cinemax, Showtime, Spike, USA, and WGN. She shepherded the development and production of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning drama series Mad Men and the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning drama series Breaking Bad. She is currently executive producer, with Jim Carrey, on Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here. In 2017, Wayne also launched TelevisionSchool.com, a comprehensive online educational course about the creative and business sides of creating content for television and digital platforms.

Shari Levine: Executive Vice President, Current Production, Bravo Media. She oversees the East and West Coast production teams and is responsible for the programming and production of all the network’s original series. Levine has successfully expanded popular franchises such as The Real Housewives and Million Dollar Listing, which has earned two Emmy® nominations. She played a major role in creating Below Deck, Vanderpump Rules, Don’t Be Tardy, Married to Medicine, Flipping Out, and Shahs of Sunset.

Tracey Scott Wilson: Supervising Producer, The Americans on FX. She is a playwright and TV writer whose works have been produced nationally and internationally. Her acclaimed work as a playwright includes Prep (Pillsbury House Theater), Buzzer (Public Theater, Goodman Theater, Pillsbury House Theater and The Guthrie), The Good Negro (The Public Theater, Goodman Theater), and The Story (Public Theater, Goodman Theater), and Exhibit #9 (New Perspectives Theatre, Theatre Outrageous).

Sarah Condon: Executive Producer, HBO. She has a first look deal at HBO, where she also served as Executive Producer for the HBO series Looking and Bored to Death. Prior to her overall deal, she was Senior Vice President of Original Programming for HBO where she was responsible for developing and supervising production on Sex and the City, Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Comeback, and Flight of the Conchords.


Kai Falkenberg: First Deputy Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. Prior to her appointment to this position, she spent 15 years as a media and entertainment lawyer advising companies ranging from NBC, Warner Bros. and VH1 to Us Weekly, Rolling Stone and Forbes. In addition to her current position, Kai teaches media and entertainment law at Columbia Law School.

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