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LA Screenings 2017 in pictures

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The LA Screenings are over for another year, with most acquisitions executives now back in their home countries assessing what shows they’ll be bidding for in coming weeks.

Each studio approaches the week in different ways, but all lay out the good china and buy in the fancy food in a bid to impress their guests that bit more than their rivals.

This means making the most of the LA climate, providing great American cuisine (the In ‘n’ Out Burger truck at the CBS Studios International screenings is something approaching legend among buyers), and having talent on hand to promote their new pilots.

Below, we look back at a selection of images from the LA Screenings 2017


 

A fine day on the Warner Bros lot

(L-R) Zach Braff & Tiya Sircar (Alex, Inc) with Sony EVP of international distribution, EMEA Angel Orengo, at an Sony Pictures Television party (May 24, 2017)

Shemar Moore (S.W.A.T.) & Keith Le Goy, Sony president of international distribution, at the Sony party

Anne Heche and Mike Vogel (The Brave) mingle with international TV buyers at NBCU’s LA Screenings cocktail at the Chateau Marmont on Tuesday, May 23. (Greg Grudt/Mathew Imaging)

Damon J. Gillespie and Auli’i Cravalho (Rise) mingle with international TV buyers at NBCU’s LA Screenings luncheon on the Universal lot on Wednesday, May 24. (Photo credit: Craig Mathew/Mathew Imaging)

(L-R) NBCUniversal International Distribution & Networks president Belinda Menendez; NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke; Dennis Haysbert (Reverie) and Sarah Shahi (Reverie) attend NBCU’s LA Screenings luncheon on the Universal lot on Thursday, May 25 (Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging)

David Boreanuz and writer Ben Cavell of SEAL Team at the CBS LA Screenings

Mark Feuerstein (9JKL) entertains buyers at a CBS Screening

CBS Studios International 2 LA Screenings

CBS Studios International 1 LA Screenings

(L-R) Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Gary Newman; actor Chris Sullivan; 20th Century Fox Television Distribution president Mark Kaner attend the Twentieth Century Fox Television Los Angeles Screening Gala at the Fox Studio lot on May 25, 2017 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Fox/PictureGroup)

(L-R) Coby Bell (The Gift); Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Gary Newman; and Natalie Alyn Lind (The Gifted) attend the Twentieth Century Fox Television Los Angeles Screening Gala at the Fox Studio lot on May 25, 2017 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Fox/PictureGroup)

(L-R) Naomi Scott & Ally Walker (Ghosted); and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution president Mark Kaner attend the Twentieth Century Fox Television Los Angeles Screening Gala at the Fox Studio lot on May 25, 2017 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Fox/PictureGroup)

Ben Sherwood presents at the Disney International Upfront (Phot credit: Disney/Mitch Haddad)

Disney/ABC Television Group president of business operations Bruce Rosenblum; Disney Media Distribution president of global sales Ben Pyne; and Disney Media Networks president co-chairman and DIsney/ABC Television Group president Ben Sherwood at th Disney International Upfront (Photo credit: Disney/Mitch Haddad)

(L-R) Marvel TV EVP Jeph Loeb, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan, Anson Mount at Disney Media Distribution Upfront (Photo credit: Disney/Mitch Haddad)

(L-R) Brandon Michael Hall (The Mayor); ABC Studios president Patrick Moran; Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor); Bernard David Jones (The Mayor) at the Disney Media DIstribution International Upfront on May 21 (Photo credit: (Disney/Richard Harbaugh)