New York City

November 2, 2017

Helen Mills Theater, New York City

2017 Schedule TBD

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2016 Schedule


SESSION TOPICS

1:30 pm - REGISTRATION OPENS

2:00 pm - PROGRAM STARTWelcome by Marty Graham, Senior Vice President/comScore and EMA Chair, Mark Fisher, CEO & President/EMA and Mitch Mallon, Founder & CEO/Stadium Media and Digital EMA Chair.

2:15 pm - IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY - The Enhanced Entertainment ExperienceUltra high-definition, augmented reality and virtual reality are changing home entertainment. These technologies allow consumers to see and experience content as never before. This session explores consumer usage, awareness and interest in these new technologies, how the home entertainment industry is adapting to these advancements and how this may revolutionize entertainment in the years ahead.

  • Speakers include Duncan Stewart, Director of Research, Canada-Technology, Media & Telecommunications/Deloitte – Research Presenter & Moderator, with Andrew Grathwohl, Head of Media Engineering/Littlstar, Seth Hallen, SVP, Creative Services/Sony DADC NMS, Mark Sternberg, Co-Founder/REVRIE Immersive, Bachir Zeroual, Head of VR Marketing/Samsung.
  • Presentation Slides

2:55 pm - SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION – Hollywoodland

3:00 pm - RESEARCH PRESENTATIONDigital Trends in Home Entertainment - Chris Roberts, SVP Sales, onDemand Everywhere/comScore, explores the latest digital trends and growth for the first half of 2016. He’ll examine electronic sell-through, video-on-demand and subscription along with the expansion of OTT.

3:10 pm - PROGRAMMING - Navigating Content Availability At Home and On Mobile: How do consumers get content today? Does it differ based on the type of content, and how will it evolve in the future? Who will drive change?

  • Speakers include Jake Goodrich, Director, Audience Development/Roku, Inc. – Moderator, with David Chu, Co-Founder and President/Digital Media Rights, Gary Delfiner, CEO/Digital Sylvia LLC, Goetz Grossman, CFO/FilmRise, Bill Sondheim, President/Cinedigm.

3:50 pm - DISCUSSION: A Conversation with Adam Rockmore - Industry veteran Saul Melnick talks with Adam Rockmore, SVP Head of Marketing & Communications/Fandango, about the expanding opportunities in digital entertainment retailing. Session introduction by Josh Miller, Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder/3Play Media.

4:15 pm - RESEARCH PRESENTATIONAn Overview of the International Digital Entertainment Market - David Sidebottom, Senior Market Analyst/Futuresource, explores the landscape and consumer trends for EST, VOD and SVOD in the international marketplace. 

4:25 pm - INTERNATIONALAn exploration of the challenges in providing content to platforms in multiple territories around the globe. Where are the friction points? Does the uniqueness of territories create barriers to industry growth or is it an opportunity? Are there prospects for creating efficiencies in the global market?

  • Speakers include Teresa Phillips, Senior Vice President/V2 Solutions – Moderator, with Neal Bilow, Director, Digital Asset Management Systems and Brand Management /Corus Entertainment, Beth Anderson, Associate Vice President, Franchise Planning/BBC Worldwide, Donna Smith, President/CinemaNow, Richard Smith, SVP Digital Distribution/Sony Pictures Entertainment.

5:05 pm - SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION - My Eye Media

5:10 pm - RESEARCH PRESENTATIONHow Much Do Consumers Know About OTT Networks?- Russ Crupnick, Managing Partner/MusicWatch, reveals the results of a new study surveying consumers about their awareness of a variety of OTT networks, which they watch and what devices they use for viewing.

5:20 pm - DELIVERYAn exploration of the digital supply chain and other aspects of getting content to the consumer, including avails, metadata, mezzanine files, media manifest, and the like.

  • Speakers include Fred Handsman, SVP, Strategic Planning and Business Development/Vubiquity – Moderator, with Sean Bersell, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs/EMA, Rebecca Carr, Senior Director, Operations/PBS Distribution, Jeremy Howell, Senior Director, Digital Media - Operations/Starz Media.

6:00 pm - COCKTAIL RECEPTION

7:00 pm - END



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