First Sessions Announced

We are busy developing an exciting agenda for Creative Production Los Angeles 2023 so keep your eyes peeled for details. Register your interest here to be the first to hear about new sessions and speakers!

If you are interested in speaking at this conference, please contact Victoria Rose at

In the meantime, check out the first two sessions announced below:


Unconventional Approaches to Creative Production

Exploring Experimental Techniques, Alternative Team Structures, and More! ​

Are you ready to embark on a journey beyond the conventional, where creativity knows no bounds? This thought-provoking panel discussion promises to challenge the status quo.

Creative Production has never been more dynamic, and it's time to explore unconventional strategies that push the boundaries. Our panelists from industry giants, Amazon Studios, CNN, Mattel and Restoration Hardware will dive deep into the world of unorthodox creative production.

  • Discover experimental methods that are redefining the creative landscape
  • Learn how diverse and dynamic team structures can foster creativity
  • Get an exclusive peek into the creative processes of some of the world’s most iconic brands. Explore the stories, challenges and triumphs that have shaped their unconventional journeys

In an ever-evolving creative landscape, join us for this insightful panel discussion led by industry pioneers, as they unveil the secrets behind pushing creative boundaries!

Moderated by Paul Nicholson, and featuring Dan Smiczek, ASVP Virtual Production Supervisor, Amazon Studios, Jeff Von Spangenberg, Senior Director, Creative Operations, Restoration Hardware, Verena Puhm, Creative Producer/TV Writer, CNN, and Anne-Marie Aizac, Senior Producer, Mattel.

The New Era of Creative Process

Join this discussion with the team from Instacart as they shed light on how their in-house Production, Ops and Creative teams work together in sync. Learn how they are replacing old workflows in the Creative Process with newer modern processes that keep projects exciting and delivered before deadlines.

Topics will include:

  • How to collaborate with intake briefs
  • Resourcing techniques
  • Leveraging new technologies
  • Adaptation of workflows and processes
  • Dealing with fast-turnaround project deadlines
  • Setting expectations with Stakeholders and Clients 

With Robert Paige, Creative Director, Anem Aftab, Senior Creative Operations Manager and Justine Mar, Senior Managing Producer, Instacart.

More exciting sessions will be announced in the near future. Make sure to book your spot before October 6 to save $100 with the Early Bird - Register Here.