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Produced By Conference 2013

IMG 6460 2Over 1,000 attendees, including an Alaskan bald eagle, recently converged on lot of 20th Century Fox Studios for the 5th annual Produced By Conference, presented by the Producers Guild of America. This is the second time Fox hosted the event, and this year offered an all-star roster of speakers, such as Star Trek Director J.J. Abrams and Entertainment Attorney Ken Ziffren. Valuable session topics were split between big-picture inspirational panels with A-listers and talks dedicated to the nuts and bolts of getting projects made. A-list producers and directors included the always entertaining Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan), Roland Emmerich (White House Down) and Jon Favreau (Iron Man 2) who discussed producers who direct and directors who produce for one session. In another panel, Gordon joined Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Hawk Koch (Source Code) and Producers Gary Lucchesi (The Lincoln Lawyer) and Stacy Sher (Django Unchained) for a fascinating talk on the challenges that studio producers face in 2013 and beyond.


Cine Gear Expo 2013

CineGear SmThe Studios at Paramount recently hosted Cine Gear Expo 2013, where content creators interested in advancing their craft enjoyed three days of conferences and two days of hands on experience with production gear. The event was also an exceptional opportunity for attendees to network while learning about the products and techniques paving the way to the next wave of production. 


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.”

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