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NAB 2013



NAB 2013
April 6-11, 2013
Las Vegas, NV

As the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums, NAB expects more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,500+ exhibitors. NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.



A Look Back at SXSW

sxsw_smEvery year SXSW grows. Not just in attendance numbers, but in its reach beyond Austin and its impact in the film world, the music world and the tech world. It is the nexus of discovery, collaboration and pure fun – something altogether different from other prestigious film festivals like Sundance and Toronto.

Explosive Growth in Digital Entertainment

dig hollywood 1On the first day of the 2013 Digital Hollywood spring conference, attendees were offered opportunities to look into the future of digital content distribution and the new platforms for showcasing their work. The event’s New Hollywood Equation session was held at a poolside tent at the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, Calif., where Hollywood’s elite executives discussed the entertainment industry’s migration to digital content. “The lines have officially blurred,” said Doug Deluca, the co- executive producer of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” “It’s like what cable was when Ted Turner took over back in the day.”


Technology Trends Evolve at NAB 2013

nab_goproAs technology continues to rapidly evolve, the 2013 NAB Show allowed entertainment industry professionals to stay ahead of the curve with the latest updates and new ideas. “Our goal is to try to always reflect and anticipate the latest technology and business trends, and to help attendees see around the corner so they can learn, adapt and compete,” said NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith at the NAB Show Daily News Q&A. Held in early April, NAB 2013 commanded more than 840,000 square feet of exhibit space at Nevada’s Las Vegas Convention Center, which was loaded with the latest tools and toys to give content creators new ways to tell visual stories. For this story, P3 Update took a close look at some of the top technology aimed to benefit professional storytellers.


Tribeca Film Fest Wrap-Up


While Sundance may be known as America’s preeminent film festival, the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) has solidified itself as a must-attend cinema event on the East Coast. Co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, the 12th annual TFF recently welcomed well over 65,000 film-lovers to New York City. The Festival hosted 89 features and 60 short films from 38 countries while also offering panels, talks and free community events, including the Tribeca Drive-In series, Family Festival Street Fair, and Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day. Attendees also enjoyed the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards (with special guest Psy), Tribeca Film Institute Interactive Day, and the new Storyscapes installation at the Bombay Sapphire House of Imagination.

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