PHILLIP KOBYLANSKI

Phillip Kobylanski is the co-Vice President of Development at Valhalla Entertainment. In his six years with the company he has helped to shepherd an impressive slate of Television and Feature projects. He has been an integral member of the team in the development of Valhalla’s groundbreaking show, THE WALKING DEAD, its companion series, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, as well as Valhalla’s newest show, FALLING WATER, for the USA network. As an avid comic book fan, Phillip has also had the opportunity to oversee the publishing of three comic book series for Gale Anne Hurd’s banner.  Phillip also served as the development lead for the upcoming LORE anthology series for Amazon.

DAWN JACKSON

Throughout her career within the entertainment industry, Dawn Jackson has established herself as a leader, spokesperson and liaison to the American Indian community, both locally as well as nationally.  She is an enrolled member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and has served as an elected Los Angeles City/County American Indian Commissioner since 1994. For over 20 years, Ms. Jackson has worked for The Walt Disney Company in multiple roles including product design, brand marketing, creative development, diversity and inclusion. Jackson is also a producer with Red-Horse Native Productions, producing award winning projects including PBS’ TRUE WHISPERS: THE STORY OF THE NAVAJO CODE TALKERS and the feature film NATURALLY NATIVE. She is also an award winning fine artist, with original paintings having been featured in exhibits globally including the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. Ms. Jackson is a member of the Producers Guild of America, NAACP and Women in Film.