SVP, Strategic Content Studio
The Chernin Group
Billy is a multi-talented and accomplished producer with impressive credits across all mediums of entertainment. As EVP of Digital Production and Programming for The Chernin Group, he most recently co-created and Executive Produced the real-time series @SummerBreak, distributed exclusively through social media, which has set a new standard for cross-platform storytelling.
Billy got his start as Director of New Media and Production at Quality Filmed Entertainment, supervising production of branded content, short films and web series for distribution on HBO, Showtime and IFC. He went on to work for Lucas Foster, former President of Production for Bruckheimer/Simpson working on such films as Man on Fire, Jeepers Creepers and Van Wilder. He then struck out on his own to independently produce TV commercials and music videos, featuring brands as diverse as Chrysler, P&G, NFL and Microsoft and artists including Rihanna, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Prince, Miley Cyrus and Jay Z. In addition, Parks produced The Ropes, an 18-episode web series created by Vin Diesel for Fox Digital and Netflix – one of the first original series created for the streaming service.
Billy was born in Los Angeles, where he currently resides with his spectacular wife and their two young boys.
Speaking at: What's Next: Beyond the Webisode; LUNCHEON ROUNDTABLES