Trending Technologies on the Show Floor
- Virtual Production, Motion Capture and Pre-Visualization
- Digital Intermediates and Color Correction
- Volumetric Capture
- DIT Carts and software
Navigate all of the relevant Exhibits
The companies showcased at NAB Show bring more than just their wares – hardware and software, to the show floor. This is an incredible gathering of technologists and developers accessible to you. Many companies also offer in-booths demos and training.
Acquisition and Production: Central Hall
Post Production and Workflow: South Hall Lower Level
This category of exhibits expanded to upstairs!
AI + Cloud Campus - Advancements in AI and cloud technologies continue to shape content and media in new and exciting ways from production workflows to improved delivery methods.
New! Show and Sell
See Something, Buy Something...participating exhibitors are now selling direct from their booths on the show floor.
Relevant Education Programs
Go behind the scenes with the creatives and crew responsible for today’s most innovative and popular feature films, TV series and OTT experiences. Hear how they applied the latest technologies to solve workflow challenges and understand how today’s content creators are reinventing storytelling for Twenty-First Century audiences.
Map the path forward towards the technology horizon. The 2019 FoCC program includes the technical depth you expect and a broad, global perspective of diverse planes of thought. Join us for an exciting, thought provoking day and a half with the experts who are changing the very foundation of the Media and Entertainment industry.
William Goldenberg, A.C.E.
Post|Production World Keynote
Todd Douglas Miller
Director at Apollo 11
Director of Photography, A Star is Born
Academy Award Winner
Robert Fisher Jr.
Lead Editor, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Assistant Editor, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
Robert E. Arnold
Cinematographer, Grown-ish, La La Land, Furious 7
Director/Cinematographer, Behind the Style
Director of Photography, Queen Sugar, The Red Line
Col. Terry Virts USAF
Executive Producer, Branded Content at Stept Studios
Senior Scientist at Pixar Animation Studios
ASC 100th Anniversary: Full Circle – Past, Present, and Future of Cinematography
Editing Inside the Spider Verse
Matthew Libatique, ASC: Close-up
Keynote Address: The Making of "Apollo 11" by Todd Douglas Miller
Augmented Reality and the Emergence of Dynamic, Immersive Storytelling
Running a successful business requires understanding more than just your craft. Whether you are already a small to mid-size company looking to thrive and grow, a freelancer building a brand for yourself, or are considering taking that leap into business ownership, NAB Show is a place where you will can sharpen your savvy.
Sessions to Jump Start Your Business
- Collaborating with Global Teams
- Contracts for Creatives
- Building Your Freelance Business to the Next Level
- Launching Your Creative Business
- Successful Strategies for Distributing Your Creative Product
- Creative Business Women in Post Production
New! Birds of a Feather
Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9
North Hall, Room N243
Open to all registered attendees.
Themed, hosted, non-commercial gatherings that bring together subject matter experts and community members to connect, collaborate and innovate about a hot topic of mutual interest. They are interactive and conversational but can also include talks and panels. They are free to attend.
Hosts include: Open Effects Association, Eric Weaver, Blue Collar Post Collective, Colorist Society International, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, International Cinematographers Guild, Bradley Weiers, DIT-WIT
Successful Business Owners Take on Leadership Roles in Industry Organizations
Getting involved in organizations relevant to your craft is a practice of those who thrive. Get exposure and make connections with others who are leading and like-minded individuals, have a voice on relevant in issues, share ideas and get to know seasoned experts, find valuable employees. These member based partner organizations and more are represented at NAB Show.
How to Build Your Brand as a Filmmaker and an Influencer
The Travel Video Awards (TVAs) will host a panel of top filmmakers and influencers sharing insights on how to break into the travel video industry, how to pitch and sell your brand and projects, and how to grow your brand across social platforms.
Travel Video Industry: Meet the Buyers and Financiers
The Travel Video Awards (TVAs) will host a panel discussing investment in travel videos by the tourism industry, media companies, lifestyle brands, and more. We’ll cover the type of video content that is being produced, and how these buyers are hiring the talent to develop their projects.
2020 Vision: The Hollywood Playbook Preview
Powered by Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Virtual production and Cloud Creative, Hollywood and Silicon Valley are merging Technology with the Content creative process ever faster in 2019.
The disruption brought by the exploding direct-to-consumer services like Netflix and Amazon has not only impacted how content is distributed – but how it is produced. And, that is impacting how creators are being hired, the roles they play in the content development process and how they connect across town and around the world. Being proactive about your career is more important than ever.
Insights from Industry Thought-Leaders
by Steve Audette
Last year there were several rounds of rumors about the possibility of Netflix users losing their easy access to high-profile sitcoms. In June, streamers despaired at the American version of The Office leaving Netflix. In December, they fretted over Friends. The rumors proved to be unfounded, but not impossible due to the rise of one of the biggest trends in the media marketplace... Read more
Visualize Your Future…Key Sessions Focused on New Opportunities
Open to all registered attendees.
Advanced Advertising Theatre | South Hall (Upper)
Get your head around the current and future landscape for immersive marketing. Panel features the Head of Advertising at Unity, Head of Brand Partnerships at Snap, VR/AR Commercialization executive at Google, and the co-founder of OmniVirt, the leading 360°/VR/AR ad platform.
Main Stage | North Hall
As the #MeToo movement continues to shape the social dialogue of nearly all aspects of society, it’s undeniable that it has impacted the entertainment industry in ways we’ve still yet to understand. The shift and need for an overall culture change is evident as organizations grapple with how to bring about transformation from within.
Future Focused Conference Sessions
Session included in Post|Production World Conference
Nick Harauz will take a look at how AI is currently being used in popular video editing and motion graphics applications. He will also look at various studies and trends conducted in the field over the last few years and what we may come to see in the tools we've come to use and love.
Session included in Post|Production World Conference
What is HDR filmmaking? What tools do you need in production and in post? How has digital filmmaking changed how we create films? All these questions and more will be answered as you learn how more dynamic range can give you headaches or options depending on your knowledge base.
Session included in Content Strategies
Join The Telly Awards and Storyhunter for a screening of video work created for all screens; from branded content to short form documentary, animation to social video. The program features short pieces from leading companies including Vice, RYOT, droga5, Great Big Story, National Geographic and more.
Session included in Future of Cinema Conference
Still early in development, High Dynamic Range can mean a lot of things to different groups. As the availability of higher and higher dynamic range screens becomes available to motion picture audiences the industry will need standards and visit the idea of an uber master, creatives will explore the mediums limits and storytelling value, and exhibitors will find out the ultimate return on investment for the format.
Session included in Creative Master Series
From working across international borders, or even in the International Space Station, cinema is a global medium. We’ve seen the power of cross-cultural storytelling and the success that can be achieved with appropriate representation on-screen. How does this translate behind the scenes? Panelists share how diversity on set is shaking up the way we capture and tell stories.
Make time to Connect and Network
Carving out time to developing a far-reaching network is increasingly importance to content creators as more and more professionals work from home and are based in remote locations, or, just don’t have time in their otherwise busy lives. In addition to the great contacts to be made by visiting booths, specific gatherings for content creators are baked into NAB Show experience.
- Gals n Gear: #GALSNGEAR will host several pop-up events at NAB Show this year on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday. April 10. We'll kick off with an 8:30 a.m. Networking Coffee in the Central Lobby hosted by BlackMagic Design. From 9 - 10 a.m., #GALSNGEAR will host lively discussions and gear demos with female industry leaders on NAB Show LIVE! — women from across the spectrum of technical jobs in production and post. The show will be live streamed by Broadcast Beat Magazine and co-hosted by Adryenn Ashley, Founder of Crowded TV and Amy DeLouise, Independent Director/Producer. On Wednesday, we'll put the focus on new innovations in post, with our top talent panel. That evening, Dolby will sponsor our exclusive Women in Post cocktail reception.
- Content Creators Celebration: This year’s Post|Production World Conference (P|PW) marks our 16th anniversary. As we are getting ready to celebrate this milestone, we would like to thank the thousands of attendees who have joined us over the years and helped us remain the largest post-production training event in the industry. The party will allow the community to celebrate as attendees can mix and mingle with sponsors, the Post Production World instructors, industry vendors, NAB Show staff, and your peers for an evening of networking. Party will feature an open bar, remarks from industry visionaries and unique raffle for prizes. Party pass is included only if you purchased a full Post|Production World Pass. Otherwise, cost to attend is $65.
- Orange Lot Beer Garden: Fresh air, fresh beer and fresh perspectives. Escape the show floor for a drink, bite and casual collaboration.
- The Faster Together Stage by LumaForge: Bringing the post production community together through presentations from some of the top editors, colorists and VFX artists in the industry.
- Silver Social Happy Hour: Kick back and end your day with high-quality networking and surrounded by 500+ like-minded professionals that have just shared the same eye-opening, energy filled day that you have. Open bar, light snacks and entertainment will be included. All attendees and exhibitors welcome. Tickets are available for purchase when you register online or at a registration counter onsite for $20 per person. Access is included for Premier Access holders.