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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.


Digital Hollywood 2013 Wraps

digitahollywood_1Digital Hollywood was recently welcomed back to the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, Calif., where Hollywood’s elite executives discussed a time of tremendous change for the entertainment industry and the migration to digital content production. Conference discussions focused on everything from talent and technology to visionary entertainment and latest methods of viewing content on the Internet, smart phones, tablets, television and in theaters.


J.L. Fisher’s Annual Mixer and BBQ


Recently J.L. Fisher held an industry mixer and BBQ at its company headquarters in Burbank, Calif. The free-admission event was also sponsored by the Society of Camera Operators (SOC), International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).

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