Lunch Program | Part 1 A Conversation With Jerry Brown and Kevin de León on California's Response to Climate Change | Part 2 Trends in Global Entertainment
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 / 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Julia Boorstin, Media and Entertainment Reporter, CNBC

Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

Nina Jacobson, Principal and Producer, Color Force
Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Entertainment; Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation
Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO, Fox Networks Group

Jerry Brown, Governor, State of California
Kevin de León, President pro Tempore, California State Senate

12:45-1:15 PM      A Conversation With Jerry Brown and Kevin de León
Institute Chairman Mike Milken chats with California Governor Jerry Brown and Kevin de León, president pro tempore of the California State Senate, about the state's response to climate change. California has been a leader addressing climate change with actions ranging from the 2006 passage of AB32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act, which required sharp reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, to the governor's more recent water conservation plan for dealing with the prolonged drought. Go to Part 1 on YouTube.

1:30-2:30 PM     Trends in Global Entertainment
Fast-changing technology isn't the only challenge facing the entertainment industry. Film and television companies also must adapt to the tastes and cultural priorities of a growing global middle class with money to spend on -- and invest in -- content. Reaching these new audiences outside the U.S. can mean the difference in profit and loss. Some changes are already apparent. For example, cultural references in big, blockbuster films are less specific and casts more international. What other changes will we see in film, television and web content? And who are the entertainment industry's new investors? This panel of Hollywood leaders will examine how the new global marketplace is changing the type of content studios produce, and how they are financing it. Go to Part 2 on YouTube.