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A Networking Event for Writers, Directors and Content Creators


"Q&A with Paramount Television's
Vice President of Development " 

Monday, April 15, 2019

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Los Angeles Film School
B2 Theatre (Enter from Main Lobby)
6353 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(Parking lot on Ivar is $6 or use nearby street meters)

About the Event
 Are you a writer, director, actor or producer interested in creating content for television? Do you want to gain insights about the industry through the lens of a prominent executive? Or info about the current television marketplace? If so, this is an intimate event that you do not want to miss! All participants will have an opportunity to ask candid questions directly to the speakers! NOTE: This is an informational networking event; NO pitching projects.

About the Speaker
Max Taylor is a Vice President of Development for Paramount Television and is responsible for developing intellectual property and original content for the studio.

Since joining Paramount Television in 2015, Taylor has been responsible for the development and production of series Catch-22 from Executive Producers George Clooney & Grant Heslov at Hulu; Boomerang from Executive Producer and writer Lena Waithe for BET; a docuseries based on Jack McCallum’s book Dream Team regarding the 1992 Olympic Men’s Basketball team also at BET; and the recently announced order for Briarpatch on USA from Executive Producer Sam Esmail. As well, he was the excutive on three seasons of Shooter at USA.

Previously, Taylor served as Manager, Scripted Television at Endemol Shine Studios where, he developed a slate including Utopia from director David Fincher and writer Gillian Flynn, the American adaptation of Broadchurch; Gracepoint for FOX, and the critically acclaimed border drama The Bridge for FX.

Prior to joining Endemol in 2014, Taylor served as Manager, Development & Production at Xbox Entertainment Studios under Nancy Tellem, where he sourced and managed development of Limited Series, Animation, and Comedy projects for the fledgling platform.

He started in the entertainment business as an Agent Trainee at Willam Morris Endeavor and an assistant to Bryan Burk at Bad Robot

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