Callie Khouri — Screenwriter, Producer
Callie Khouri is the creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed TV drama, “Nashville,” and the Oscar Award-winning screenwriter of “Thelma and Louise.”
Crowned “the best new drama of 2012” by outlets including USA Today, TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, TIME Magazine, The New York Post and The Daily Beast, “Nashville” earned Golden Globe nominations for its lead actresses and a Writers Guild of America nomination. Khouri led the show as its creator and executive producer for four seasons, 2012 to 2016.
She may be best known for galvanizing women and sparking nationwide debate in 1991 with her screenwriting debut, “Thelma and Louise,” which was nominated for six Academy Awards. She won the Oscar, the Golden Globe, the Writers Guild of America Award and a PEN Literary Award for Best Original Screenplay. “Thelma and Louise” took home the London Film Critics Circle Award for Film of the Year, and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Khouri followed “Thelma and Louise” with 1995’s “Something to Talk About,” starring Julia Roberts, Dennis Quaid and Robert Duvall. She then made her directorial debut with “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood,” starring Sandra Bullock and Ashley Judd, which she also adapted for the screen. In 2006, Khouri collaborated with legendary television producer Steven Bochco and wrote and directed the television drama, “Hollis and Rae.” She then directed her second feature film, “Mad Money,” starring Diane Keaton, Katie Holmes and Queen Latifah.
Adam Londy — Development VP
Adam Londy serves as Vice President, Programming and Development at Comedy Central where he is responsible for developing series for the network as well as overseeing projects through production. Recent shows include “Big Time In Hollywood, Fl,” which was produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Films. Adam currently has shows in development with outstanding creative talent such as Channing Tatum, Jack Black, Melissa McCarthy and Olivia Wilde.
Oscar Turner — Production Executive
Oscar Turner is CEO & Founder of Gallery Road Productions, LLC, an independent film and television production company based in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Tyler Perry Studios where he was responsible for overseeing business strategy, studio operations, post production, financing and real estate. During his tenure, Tyler Perry Studios produced the feature films “Meet The Browns,” “The Family That Preys,” and “Madea Goes To Jail,” along with multiple seasons of the hit television series “House Of Payne” and “Meet The Browns.”
Brian Herskowitz — Writer, Development Executive
Brian Herskowitz is Chief Creative Officer for Horror Equity Fund, a mechanism for developing and funding indie projects in the horror genre. As a writer, Brian has completed well over a dozen feature films. He teaches screenwriting for the prestigious Boston University in Los Angeles’ Writer in Hollwood Program and has taught online for UCLA Extensions.
Todd Remis — Producer, Finance Executive
Todd Remis transitioned from Wall Street to the film industry, where he has now transferred his finance and investing skills to identifying unique opportunities to finance and produce independent films. His first film, “Magic Magic,” for which he was Executive Producer, premiered in 2013 at both Sundance and Cannes.