Screenburn is a Facebook VoD platform enabling the sale of video (film, TV, music, comedy, sport) content from a Facebook page. It’s great for monetizing the existing Facebook audience and increasing distribution for independent film. We soft launched the platform in October 2012 and are about to fully launch the service to the industry. Our biggest release to date is Pete Doherty’s debut feature film which was released simultaneously in cinemas and on Facebook with Screenburn.
For a Film Maker, Visual Effects (VFX) can help you tell compelling stories or achieve a vision in the film which would not be possible in camera, too dangerous or too costly. This presentation is about how film makers should use VFX smartly for their films and how to approach it from pre-production to post.
Some of the many questions answered :
- Different types of VFX and how to use them in your film.
- how to budget for VFX
- how to work with VFX Supervisors
-How to shoot for VFX smartly
- The Process of VFX from script breakdown to final shot
Moonshine Media will explain how we created, designed, built and got funded through IC Tomorrow programme to make the “Dance like a Manc!” app which will be promoting the new british movie “Spike Island” about 5 lads coming of age journey to get to the famous 1990 Stone Roses Concert in Sunny Widnes.
The challenges we set ourselves on creating an app which could use user generated content to promote a film and how you go about the funding process.
This panel discusses the link between the Digital Shoreditch / TechCity startup community in London and startups in LA, often referred to as Silicon Beach. Several LA startups have opened offices in London to expand their reach to UK and International offices. Similarly, companies like Mind Candy, etc. to create digital content or open to LA audiences / customers. Speakers who’ve worked on both sides of the pond will discuss their experiences, and how to build businesses across the two communities including finding funding, talent, leveraging resources, and marketing and social media.
Questions Answered: - Why are LA startups opening offices in London
- Why are London startups opening up operations in LA
- What are the reasons and pros / cons of working in both cities
- What is the startup scene like in LA? What are the accelerators, VCs, startup industries?
- How can I get started?
Join us for our discussion on entertainment startups. We’ll discuss what are the top startups in movies, music, TV, and games, including: How to acquire or license content for your site or app, involving users, and marketing and social media. Several case studies will be featured from successful startups.
- What are the entertainment startups in London
- What are the trends for entertainment startups (e.g. mobile, social, geolocation, etc)
- How can I get started if I have an entertainment startup idea?
Motion-Based Music: Exploring Uncharted Sonic Realms w/ Ubiquitous Technologies
The sophisticated motion-sensors, now ubiquitous in mobile devices, give us potential access to new, uncharted sonic possibilities and add new dimensions to the way we create and interact with digital music. Hear them for yourself in a brief musical performance from the creator of the Sound Wand project and learn about how it could do for music what Inst-a-gram has done for photography…
How can mobile technology transform the landscape of digital music creation? What is the coolest thing you can do with your iPhone?
Blake Lapthorn Presents: An Interview with Forbidden Technologies CEO, Stephen Streater
An interview chaired by Tech City law firm Blake Lapthorn, covering the challenges faced by entrepreneurial technology companies and the ways Forbidden has overcome the funding challenges and barriers to success.
Questions Answered: What challenges do entrepreneurial technology companies face? What are the trends in online media? How can you jump over the funding hurdle? What steps need to be taken to transform an innovative idea into a success?
In January 2012 the Borough of Hackney and the City of Austin, Texas signed a Friendship Agreement to advance cultural and economic development opportunities between our vibrant communities in tech, creative, entrepreneurship, music, the arts and more. Over the past year, a number of initial exchanges have taken place. Among them, Tech City continues to increase its presence in the South-By-Southwest Conference every March. Austin will be doing the same with participation in Digital Shoreditch. What further opportunities exist year-round for collaboration between our cities? From joint technical ventures…to musical/theatrical showcases…to art installations…to formal internships…we’ll cover as much as 25 minutes will permit! This talk will explore the possibilities by a veteran of the tech and creative industries on both sides of the pond and who has an immense passion for the creative energies and fertile soil of innovation in both places.
Does Texas love Britain and vice versa?
What are the similarities and differences between Austin and East London?
What are specific opportunities for technical, cultural and creative collaboration between our two Friendship Cities?
Is it really possible for me (meaning: YOU!) to dip my entrepreneurial toe into the wilds of Texas and maybe find a welcome audience?
Bringing brands to life with traditional animation
Customers want more than just information – they want to be inspired.
Animate & Create Studios produce hand-crafted animation which tantalizes the senses and gives brands a personality as well as a story
Questions Answered: - Why Animation is so such a great too to engaging customers
- Stop-motion animation isnt just about plasticine – how to find the right medium for your brand
- How animation can be used within fast moving online news, media and entertainment industries
- Striking the balance between traditional and new digital mediums; how to strike the optimum balance
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