Made in Georgia: Shaking up the Film and Digital Media Production Landscape
Saturday, April 7 - 8:00 am - 8:00 am
In the last decade, Georgia has broken through the traditional production landscape to become a powerhouse site for the film, television and digital media industry. Its presence has grown by tremendous proportions--with a 9.5 billion economic impact on the state in the past year alone. While the explosion of opportunity was predicated by a favorable tax incentive, the state has so much to offer in the way of diversity and creativity, the wide range of landscapes, multi-cultural talent and crew, assortment of infrastructure and facilities, and the variety of seasons have all drawn a cornucopia of projects to the area. Join a group of dynamic creators, producers, and actors, as they discuss why Georgia is a new mecca for content creation and production.
The M.E.T. Effect
The Reality of VR Video: A Breakfast Workshop
Monday, April 9 - 7:00 am - 8:50 am
Join Light Reading for a FREE breakfast workshop on April 9, The Reality of VR Video. The workshop focuses on the state of VR video and the latest opportunities and challenges.
All-Badge Access but requires separate registration
Produced in Partnership with Light Reading
Unlocking the Power of Content Marketing in the Travel Industry
Monday, April 9 - 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm
The travel industry accounts for more than $1 trillion dollars in revenue. Learn how media tech is bridging the gap between consumers and travel content. What is the opportunity for filmmakers, travel brands, media companies, influencers and consumers?
Law, Order & the Media: A Focus on American Movements
Wednesday, April 11 - 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm
In its role as a gatekeeper of democracy, the Media is often called upon to portray American social movements. Recently there has been dialogue about subject sensitivity in portrayals of civil uprisings (#MeToo, Black Lives Matter, player & student protests, etc.). Does subject sensitivity instigate claims of media bias or does it positively influence citizen interactions with law enforcement, lawmakers, and the judiciary? Networking reception to follow.
Produced in Partnership with Las Vegas Chapter of The National Bar Association