Wednesday, October 18
Location: FOCUS FWD Keynote Stage
During this special presentation, Head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb and Co-head Jim Chory will receive the inaugural 'Created in New York' Award honoring the industry's most innovative leaders who produce great entertainment from this distinctive location. Recognized for building Marvel into a leading television studio, popular series they are involved in include "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Marvel's Daredevil," "Marvel's Jessica Jones," "Marvel's Luke Cage," "Marvel's Iron Fist," and most recently, "Marvel's The Defenders," and the upcoming "Marvel's The Punisher" and "Marvel's Runaways."
Following the award presentation, Loeb and Chory will participate in a discussion on how Marvel translates its world-renowned IP to screens around the globe, the role that New York plays in their productions, and how they have grown Marvel into a prolific and leading television studio.