MEET OUR SPECIAL GUESTS
RAMZI ESSAID has over 12 years of experience in the entertainment industry having gotten his start in 2004 at CAA. After spending two years working in motion picture lit, Ramzi segued into feature development working at both Paramount Vantage (No Country For Old Men, There Will Be Blood, etc) and Red Wagon Entertainment (Gladiator, The Great Gatsby, Lawless). Ramzi then spent the next 4 years working in video game licensing, helping to negotiate and secure the rights to build a slate of online games based on major Film & TV intellectual property (Men In Black, Rambo, Total Recall). Currently, Ramzi works in feature development and acquisitions for WWE Studios, a division of World Wrestling Entertainment that specializes in bringing four quadrant entertainment to it’s fans and the wider theater going audience in general.
KARA BUCKLEY worked at WME and then in development at Legendary TV Studios before joining HBO in the drama group about a year and a half ago. Originally from NYC, went to Columbia and majored in English. Pic is attached.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, RAGHAV TANDON graduated from Columbia in 2012. After interning with Darren Aronofsky’s production company, Protozoa Pictures, Raghav moved to Los Angeles to gain agency experience at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). He then transitioned to Bad Robot Productions where he worked for Bryan Burk, covering all Film and TV projects. Currently, Raghav works as a TV Executive at Blumhouse Productions.
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Originally from Arizona, MICHAEL PETERSON produced commercials, narrative work and documentaries independently before joining Phoenix Pictures in 2014, where he now serves as Creative Executive to Mike Medavoy.