News brief: HBO chiefs to headline Banff

Scripted-logo-460_2PLEPLER_Richard2_04HBO’s Richard Plepler (left) and Michael Lombardo will headline the Banff World Media Festival.

The industry confab, held in the Canadian Rockies in June, has HBO as its ‘company of distinction’ and Plepler, CEO and chairman of the premium cabler, will give a keynote address.

Michael Lombardo, will also speak, in a session with Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers).

Banff runs from 12-15 June.