YOU SELLING YOU; HOW WRITERS AND DIRECTORS STAND UP AND STAND OUT (Presented by Sony) - Saturday, June 24th - Creators Studio 2
Brett Kingis Vice President, Creative Programming, Diversity & Inclusion for Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he works with both Sony Pictures Television and the Motion Picture Group to identify and advantage opportunities for diversity and inclusion throughout the studio.
King oversees the Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Program, providing opportunity for women and ethnic minorities in scripted episodic television. Prior to working with Sony, King served as a Program Consultant for HBOAccess, as well as for Disney/ABC Television Creative Talent Development, working to find the next generation of content creators.
A television veteran with oversight of literally hundreds of hours of television under his belt, he has been a senior level executive at BET, The WB, Paramount Television Studios and 20th Century Fox Television. His executive career followed his work in New York, where he was a staff producer of the commercial parodies at Saturday Night Live as well as a producer of innumerable music videos, commercials and promos, all while moonlighting as a DJ in some of the city’s seminal downtown clubs.
King is a proud father of two.