The Independent Film & Television Alliance’s 14th annual conference, Embracing The Small Screen: How Independents Are Defining Their Future in Television and Digital Media, will take place on Apr 19 in Beverly Hills.

Hemisphere Film Capital chairman Jeff Sagansky will deliver the opening keynote at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

Also planned are two panels, The Buyers, discussing network acquisition trends, and The Sellers, featuring successful content producers.

Notable panellists include NBC Entertainment president of programme planning, strategy and research Jeff Bader, Yahoo director of West Coast development Adam Besserman, Myriad Pictures president and CEO Kirk D’ Amico and Vuguru head of marketing and distribution Scott Nocas.