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ROY ASHTON

THE GERSH AGENCY – US

PARTNER, HEAD OF TV LITERARY & PACKAGING DEPT., THE GERSH AGENCY

Roy Ashton is the Head of the TV Literary & Packaging Dept. at The Gersh Agency, which has offices in Beverly Hills and New York. Prior to joining Gersh as Partner in November, 2011, Ashton spent 13 years at CAA. Ashton started in the mailroom and grew his career helping clients package projects at the major networks, major cable and premium cable outlets. Since joining Gersh he has packaged and sold numerous projects at a record pace for the agency, including two of the three recent series pickups at Amazon, among others. As an assistant, Ashton co-founded the Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society and has taught at USC Film School. A graduate of Columbia University, Roy lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

Meeting at the SPA Connect Pitching Market?
Ready, Steady, Pitch!

Material I am looking for would be dramas and / or comedy material that would fit at any of the major networks in Australia or the United States markets and also Netflix.

ROY ASHTON

PARTNER, HEAD OF TV LITERARY & PACKAGING DEPT., THE GERSH AGENCY – US

Pitching Market – READY STEADY PITCH!

Market Hall 2

In five quick minutes you need to pitch your project to television Network Executives and receive constructive feedback before the bell goes and you’re on your way. Bookings are essential. Speakers: IPM Roy Ashton – Partner, Head of TV Literary and Packaging Department, The Gersh Agency Mark Gooder – Co-President for Cornerstone Films, Cornerstone Films Peter Lawson – Producer, Steel Springs Pictures Simonne Overend – […]

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Market Hall 2

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