We've curated key sessions, show floor activities and networking events for professionals interested in Video. Start planning an experience tailored to address your unique set of questions and challenges today!
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Video on the Show Floor
Video in the Education Program
Sound and Story: What Producers and Editors Need to Know From Production
Monday, April 9 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Good sound completes your story. Great sound enhances it. From the field to the mix suite, Amy and Cheryl share not only what it takes to get great sound – but how to augment the sound you have to get the results you want. Explore different approaches to sound acquisition and editing and how these are related to your script, story arc and production plan. Get tips on how to collaborate with a composer, how to select from stock libraries, and how to work with your sound specialist from editing through your final mix.
Machine Intelligence: The Evolution of Content Production Aided by Machine Learning
Tuesday, April 10 - 9:00 am - 9:25 am
This half-day series looks at machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence technologies and at how studios, networks and creative service companies are using them to help produce content. We'll hear how they can boost productivity, efficiencies and creativity in production planning, animation, visual effects, editorial, post and localization. We'll see what AI and ML apps are capable of doing right now and glimpse their long-term potential to alter jobs and workflows. Listen to top technologists, production executives and filmmakers share the latest research and case studies and learn how you can prepare for a future with machine intelligence as your team member.
How Innovation is Driving the Video Industry Forward
Tuesday, April 10 - 2:10 pm - 2:50 pm
Massive innovation throughout the video industry has brought new devices, experiences and delivery models to consumers. But the best is still ahead. Join this conversation about innovations in artificial intelligence, live-streaming, mobile, app development and more that will power next-generation video experiences.
Track A: How Media Brands Succeed with Social Video Engagement and Influence Viewing
Wednesday, April 11 - 10:45 am - 11:15 am
This session will explore best practices of brands successfully competing in the social video ecosystem. Hear how entertainment brands are engaging viewers on social platforms to effectively build their following and promote their content. This presentation will share the innovative ideas, smart social content, and actionable tactics that can be employed to improve social engagement, brand recognition and content consumption. Attendees will also hear the latest the analysis from a recent examination of broadcast and cable content providers video programming across Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
- Gabriella Mirabelli, CEO, Anatomy
Featured Events and Highlights
Avid Connect 2018 celebrates the 5th annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA), an innovative community of over 20,000 members representing the world’s most influential media industry leaders.
The goal of #GALSNGEAR, launched by Women in Film & Video (Washington, D.C. chapter) is to ensure women in the technical fields of media production get high level networking, access to gear and the latest industry technology, and visibility at major industry events.