As the landscape of content creation, distribution and audience viewing habits continues to shift, the biggest questions facing professionals today are:
- Where's the money for content production?
- What can I expect for my investment in transmedia and cross platform campaigns? Is it worth the effort?
Our panel of experts will share their perspectives on the new financial opportunities arising, the challenges and success of transmedia and where they feel the real growth in the industry will happen. The panel will feature…
Eric F. Galen, Esq., Lawyer and Consultant
Eric is a lawyer, consultant and entrepreneur whose passion for entertainment and technology has touched countless companies, entrepreneurs and creators over the past 12 years. Eric is an author, speaker and mentor, having been featured at UCLA MEMES Week, Silicon Beach Fest, Lean Startup Machine, Startup Weekend, StartEngine Demo Day, Lean LA, io/LA Presents, ASCAP Expo, Anderson School of Business, Musicians Institute, CMJ, Miami Music Festival, Daily Journal, Los Angeles Magazine, and many others. Eric was chosen as a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers magazine for seven of the past nine years, an award only given to the top 2% of lawyers in Southern California. During his career, Eric has worked with creative professionals and leading brands including Fullscreen, Science, Originate, Disney, Sony Music, Warner Bros., DirecTV, Mitsubishi, General Electric, Bug Music Publishing, Primary Wave, Citrusbyte, The Eagles, R Kelly, Warner Bros Records, Foreigner, Universal Music, Arthouse Entertainment, Marti Frederiksen (Aerosmith, Carrie Underwood), and many others.
Jim Stewartson, CEO & Founder, RIDES.tv, Inc.
Jim Stewartson has 20 years of leadership experience at the intersection of technology and interactive entertainment content. As the CEO and Founder of RIDES.tv, Inc., Jim provides the vision, strategy, and business execution for the company. RIDES.tv is an Emmy Award-winning platform that provides tools, infrastructure, distribution and playback for synchronized multi-screen content. Shows on RIDES.tv can seamlessly reach out to the viewer via text, calls and email, display frame-accurate second screen video, interactive components, and gamification elements. Highly scalable and portable to nearly every device, RIDES.tv is the most advanced technology on the market for creating and deploying next-generation entertainment. Previously, Jim raised $15M for Fourth Wall Studios and built a world-class team that created RIDES.tv and a dozen groundbreaking original content series for the platform. The first major production by the company, DIRTY WORK, won the first-ever Primetime Emmy® for Original Interactive Content.
More speakers to be announced.
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