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Coppola Joins Fincher, Rogen and More for PGA's 2014 Produced By Conference

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood April 28, 2014 at 3:50PM

The sixth annual Produced By Conference, put on by the Producers Guild of America, is nailing down its prestigious guest list of speakers. Oscar winner Francis Ford Coppola has been added to the roster.
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Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola

The sixth annual Produced By Conference, put on by the Producers Guild of America, is nailing down its prestigious guest list of speakers. Oscar winner Francis Ford Coppola has been added to the roster.

David Fincher
David Fincher

Coppola joins David Fincher, Fincher's producer Ceán Chaffin, Norman Lear and Seth Rogen, among many others, to give words of inspiration and insight at the conference, which is hosted by Warner Bros. and runs in Los Angeles on June 7 and 8. 

So what *is* the Produced By conference? Here's some official language:

Produced By 2014 will feature more than 30 conference sessions, panel discussions, mentoring roundtables, networking opportunities, social events and workshops designed to address key industry topics and provide producers the opportunity to learn from their peers as well as the event’s accomplished speakers.

A full list of speakers and registration for Produced By 2014 is here. Meanwhile, Coppola's filmmaker daughter Sofia is part of the 2014 Cannes jury, headed by Jane Campion.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.