Festival

Sundance Film Festival

2012

New Media Panels Announced

New Frontier on Main will present the following Panels and Presentations:

NEW FILMMAKING TECHNOLOGY: WHAT’S NOW AND WHAT’S NEXT

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 12:30 P.M.

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

Ranging from lofty 4K cameras to the humblest laptop editing system, it seems no technology is beyond today’s indie filmmakers. How do we choose the best solutions available? Join the makers behind the Festival’s most innovative films to review the latest in HD cinematography, workflow options, post-production software, and more. Moderated by entertainment technology strategy adviser Phil Lelyveld, formerly with Disney.

WEBOLUTION!–HOLLYWOOD ADAPTS TO THE WEB

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 12: 30 P.M.

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

The writing is on the wall – the Industry must adapt to new media or face extinction. Today’s studios and independents are finally embracing the challenge of porting content and revenue to new distribution strategies. Join Hollywood power brokers and new media superstars to discuss their strategies for the Web. Moderated by Kara Swisher of The Wall Street Journal‘s AllThingsD.com.

In 3-D: THE FUTURE IS NOW (ticketed panel)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 11:30 p.m.

PROSPECTOR THEATER

Lose the red and blue cardboard glasses; this is not your daddy’s 3-D. A new generation of groundbreaking technologies offers a wildly diverse range of creative possibilities and the potential to transform the theatrical moviegoing experience. A handful of 3-D’s leading practitioners invite you for a sneak preview of things to come (glasses provided).

THE ARTISTS OF THE NEW FRONTIER

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 12:30 P.M.

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

Today’s fine artists are increasingly incorporating the tools of filmmaking in their work, blurring the boundaries between disciplines. The result is some of the most independent, technologically savvy visions in the Festival. Join the artists of the New Frontier as they discuss the space between art, electronics, and moving images. Moderated by Mike Plante, CineVegas Programer, Sundance New Frontier consultant.

ALTERNATIVE STORYTELLING FOR NEW DIGITAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 12:30 P.M.

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

How do you tell good stories in a world where your computer is a television, your cell phone is a movie screen, and your avatar addresses a global virtual audience? Join visionary new media funders, media artists, tech pundits and program innovators to discuss the development of next generation content for emerging platforms. Moderated by Wendy Levy, Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC).

GOING IT ALONE: DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION FOR INDIE FILMMAKERS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 12:30 P.M.

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

The myriad distribution opportunities facing today’s filmmakers makes for a landscape of both opportunity and confusion. How can you maximize your digital rights potential? Where are the best revenue opportunities? Join buyers, sellers, and filmmakers to discuss rights, royalties, and windows in the wild world of digital distribution now. Moderated by Meyer Schwarzstein, CEO of Brainstorm Media.

SOCIAL CYBORG: HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING US

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 12 NOON

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

Beyond how we act, the Internet affects how we think–raising questions of who we are as individuals and as a community. Social networking, user-generated content, multiplayer gaming, file-sharing – we are joined in previously unimagined ways. Join leading innovators as we explore the ramifications of a wired populous. Moderated by Katie Hafner, technology reporter, The New York Times.

COLLISION COURSE: CONTENT PROVIDERS AND THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY CHART A COURSE FOR THE FUTURE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 12:30 P.M.

NEW FRONTIER ON MAIN (MICROCINEMA)

In 2007, Hollywood chose to stop production over unresolved new media revenue issues. Instead, we at Sundance 2008 look forward. How do we quantify the distribution models? How do we share? Join industry and indie prognosticators as we examine subscription models, targeted advertising, rev-sharing, and other emerging business strategies. Moderated by Scott Kirsner of Variety.

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