Thursday, December 29, 2011
Vareity Entertainment Summit
Variety Entertainment Summit JAN 11, 2012 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV CLICK HERE TO REGISTER On January 11, the Variety Entertainment Summit at the 2012 International CES will explore how technology is impacting the entertainment business, where content can now be distributed and promoted on increasing numbers of platforms and devices. During this half-day conference, there will be a showcase of technology pioneers in film - spanning both creatives ad studio executives who are staying ahead of trends in connecting movies to audiences. The Entertainment Summit will also spotlight entrepreneurship and analyze why visionary thinking with digital media is critical for advancing this business. Session Topics Include 9:00AM: What's Cooking? Technologists Eye The Future of Entertainment 9:45AM: Nickelodeon CMO Spotlight-The New Technorati: How Today's Youth are Shaping the Future of Digital Media Content 10:00AM: Keynote Conversation: Jonathan Miller, Chairman & CEO, News Digital Media & Chief Digital Officer, News Corp. 10:30AM: Masters of Film & Technology Breakthroughs 11:15AM: Technology All-Stars of Today & Tomorrow 12:00PM: In-Car Entertainment Keynote Speaker Jonathan Miller, Chairman & CEO, News Digital Media & Chief Digital Officer, News Corp. Featured Speakers Darcy Antonellis, President, Theatrical Operations, Warner Bros. John August, Screenwriter, Tim Burton's Frankenweenie, Corpse Bride & Big Fish Drew Buckley, COO, Electus John Calkins, EVP, Global Digital & Commercial Innovation, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Chris Cookson, President, Sony Pictures Technology, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Guy Finley, Executive Director, Media & Entertainment Services Alliances (MESA) Theodore X. Garcia, Managing Director, Entertainment Media & Communications, PwC Thomas Gewecke, President, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, Warner Bros. Matt Jacobson, Head, Market Development, Facebook Pamela Kaufman, CMO, Nickelodeon Networks Xavier Kochhar, Managing Partner, MediaLink LLC Jon Kraft, COO, Ubermind Ed Leonard, CTO, DreamWorks Animation Ross Levinsohn, EVP of the Americas, Yahoo! Lori MacPherson, EVP, Global Product Managment, Walt Disney Studios Jim Mollica, VP, Digital Marketing, Nickelodeon Networks Andrew Osis, President, CEO & Co-Founder, Poynt Corporation Ira Rubenstein, EVP, Digital Marketing, Twentieth Century Fox Dr. John Sviolka, Principal & Innovation Leader, PwC Richard Whittington, SVP, Media & Entertainment Industry, SAP For more inquiries, contact Linda Buckley-Bruno at 323-617-9429.