Partner, Principal Entertainment LA
Mark is Co-chair of the North Fork TV Festival. His current passion project is called Big Dead Place, an eOne series with showrunner and director Tim Van Patten. He’s Emmy-nominated and is a partner at Principal Entertainment LA. Before that, he was a partner at the management firm Sanders Armstrong Caserta for over twenty years. The firm managed and developed such actors as Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex), Chris Noth (Sex and the City, The Good Wife), Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), and the late James Gandolfini among others. Mark recently executive produced the Emmy-nominated The Night Of, a limited series for HBO. He received an Emmy nomination for executive producing Hemingway and Gelhorn, starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, on HBO. Other producing credits include the CBS pilot Taxi 22, starring John Leguizamo.
PARTNER AND HEAD OF TV LITERARY DEPARTMENT, GERSH AGENCY
Roy is Co-chair of the North Fork TV Festival. He’s also the head of the TV Literary & Packaging Department at The Gersh Agency, with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Prior to joining Gersh as Partner in November 2011, he spent thirteen years at CAA. Starting in the mailroom, he now functions in all areas of television, helping clients sell shows and package projects at the major networks and major cable and premium cable outlets. He has taught at USC’s Film School and founded the Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society. A graduate of Columbia University, he now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.
PRODUCER, LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
Haleigh is Co-chair of the North Fork TV Festival. She’s a Producer at NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, where she runs the talent booking department. She books celebrities, actors, athletes, politicians, comedians, and up-and-coming talent for on-air appearances. Before that, she was a Talent Executive and Producer at shows such as Late Night with Conan O’Brien, CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, the Martha Stewart Show, and the View. She is a graduate of Syracuse University and resides part time on the North Fork.
ceo, assembly entertainment
Christina is Co-chair of the North Fork TV Festival. She’s also CEO of Assembly Entertainment, where she develops and produces scripted dramas worldwide for broadcast, cable, and digital platforms. She currently is executive producer, of the Youtube Premium pilot It’s a Man’s World with Showrunner Theresa Rebeck. She recently executive produced with Jim Carrey on Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here and is executive producer of a new series Mercury 13 with Jessica Chastain penned by Sully screenwriter Todd Komarnicki for ABC. Before running Assembly, she was President of Cineflix Studios, executive producing Copper for BBCA. And before that, she was head of scripted programming at AMC, where she oversaw Broken Trial, Mad Men, and Breaking Bad. She is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, and lives with her husband and daughter in New York.