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Friday, February 16, 2007

Future of Film conference in Beverly Hills / March 21st

Looks like a cool conference, coming up next month at the Writer's Guild Theater in Beverly Hills: The Future of Film. Some info from the press release:

    Future of Film will address release windows, optical disc life expectancy; content piracy; multi-platform distribution; the democratization of digital filmmaking; motion picture marketing in the Internet age; and other pivotal topics. Confirmed speakers include director Jason Kohn, 2007 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize-winner; Kevin Mayer EVP, Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Technology Group, The Walt Disney Company; Steven Starr, CEO, Revver; Derek Broes, SVP, Worldwide Business Development, Paramount Pictures; Steve Nickerson, SVP, Market Management, Warner Home Video; Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix; and Larry Gerbrandt, SVP & GM, Nielsen Analytics.