Conversation about Film, Community and HBO

Conversation about Film, Community and HBO

Jay Roewe

5.3.2018

Jay Roewe

Jay Roewe is a Senior Vice President of West Coast Production at Home Box Office (HBO). He is the co-head of physical production, and manages the film and television incentives, both domestically and internationally for all productions produced by HBO and Cinemax.

Roewe joined HBO in 1994, originally serving as Vice President of Production for the then titled HBO Pictures. In 2000, he began overseeing the miniseries division as well, until 2010 when he was promoted to Head of Physical Production for all series in the company.

Roewe is a 30+ year veteran of film and television production, with experience ranging from news, corporate, music videos and commercials to long-form television, miniseries, theatrical features and television series production.

Roewe is a member of the DGA (Director's Guild of America), the PGA (Producer's Guild of America), the ATAS (Academy of Television Arts and Sciences) and BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television – LA Chapter).

As a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Television, Jay now sits on the Board of Overseers for the University as well as the Board of Advisors for the College of Communication.

 

Jay Roewe is a Senior Vice President of West Coast Production at Home Box Office (HBO). He is the co-head of physical production and manages the film and television incentives, both domestically and internationally for all productions produced by HBO and Cinemax.

 

Roewe is joined in the conversation by Arkansas Film Commissioner Christopher Crane.

 

The third season of HBO’s True Detective series – created by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, graduate Nic Pizzolatto – will star Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is being filmed in northwest Arkansas.

 

Roewe joined HBO in 1994, originally serving as Vice President of Production for the then titled HBO Pictures. In 2000, he began overseeing the miniseries division as well, until 2010 when he was promoted to Head of Physical Production for all series in the company.

 

Roewe is a 30-plus year veteran of film and television production, with experience ranging from news, corporate, music videos and commercials to long-form television, miniseries, theatrical features and television series production.

 

As a graduate of Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in television, Jay now sits on the Board of Overseers for the University as well as the Board of Advisors for the College of Communication.