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Split Screen Festival: The Past, Present, & Future of TV

The Get Down

For several years now we have been in what some would consider a “golden age” for television, with many long form shows on the air, and more daring material emerging on streaming services like Netflix. Celebrating both great works in scripted shows and the future to come with more independent and DIY style creators, the inaugural Split Screen Festival (June 2 - 8, 2017) brings together a plethora of guests, screenings and premieres. Held at the IFC Center (323 6th Ave, New York, NY), the festival is curated by one of television's biggest fans, author and critic Matt Zoller Seitz, and is split into four categories:

  • Premieres: Get a first look at new series.
  • Close-Up: Intimate discussions with actors.
  • Showcase: An indepth look at series with discussions by directors, producers, writers, and actors.
  • Rewind: A look back at classic moments in television with the people who helped make them.

The Split Screen Festival will include guests from shows such as Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot, Sneaky Pete, Orphan Black, The Sopranos, The Get Down, and more.  

To learn more, go to: http://www.splitscreensfestival.com/

The Split Screen Festival

June 2 - 8, 2017

IFC Center
323 6th Ave.
New York, NY 10014

FestForums: Learn How to Make the Best Fests

 

Organizing a film, music, or arts festival isn’t the simplest task in the world, but the FestForums Conference, running May 11th to 12th at Time Inc. (225 Liberty St., NY, NY) brings together top festival talent for an enlightening series of lectures and conferences.

FestForums is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the festival industry, featuring top-level luminaries from Rolling Stone, Tribeca, Goldenvoice, SnowGlobe, Ultra Music Festival and many more to speak throughout the two-day conference.

Speakers include:

  • Geoffrey Gilmore (Gilmore Consultancy LLC)
  • George Wein (NEA Jazz Master / Producer / Pianist Founder, Newport Jazz Festival, Co-Founder, Newport Folk Festival)
  • Diella Allen (Event Marketing Director for FOOD & WINE)
  • Kathy Brew (Curator, MoMA, filmmaker, educator)
  • And many more.

Topics include business logistics, promoting festivals, ensuring there are no legal hang ups, and more for festival organizers big and small.

To learn more, go to: http://www.festforums.com/

FestForums
May 11 - 12, 2017

Time, Inc.
225 Liberty St.
New York, NY 10281

Media Summit 2017: Making Sense of Media & Disruption

 

At a time when the media, truth, and engagement with viewers is shaping the very fabric of society, the 2017 Media Summit New York (March 7 - 8, 2017) is an opportunity to meet with media minds to try to make sense of it all. Held at the Bohemian National Hall (321 E 73rd St, New York, NY) brings together profesionals from across the media landscape for panel discussions, networking, and workshops.

Panels include:

  • The Political Reckoning: News Media, Social Binging, Fake News and the Crisis of Trust in Media
  • The VR-AR ThinkTank: Breaking the Boundaries of the Imagination
  • Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - Television, Internet and Mobile - Understanding the Value Proposition
  • Audience Intelligence, AI, Analytics and Advertising: The Industry Game Changer
  • Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV & Internet to Social Media and Virtual Reality
  • The Future of Brand Partnerships: Message, Technology, Media, Entertainment & Advertising

 In 2017 the future of the world could be shaped in the digital media arena, and this is a great oportunity to prepare yourself.

To learn more, go to: http://www.digitalhollywood.com/MediaSummit2017.html

Media Summit New York
March 7 - 8, 2017

Bohemian National Hall
321 E 73rd St.
New York, NY 10021

 

NY Times Travel Show 2017 Is the Place to Go to Get Away

The largest consumer travel show returns to the Jacob Javits Center (655 W 34th St, New York, NY) on January 27 to the 29th, as the New York Times Travel Show is back to help you plan your next getaway. With over 500 exhibitors representing 150 countries, the NY Times Travel Show has informative booths helping everyone from families planning a big trip, to tired office workers looking for a peaceful getaway.

The Cultural Stage section of the show features performances from all over the world, while the Taste of the World section of the show will put the decision of where to go next in the hands of your stomach. At a loss for where to go or what to do? The Meet the Experts section of the show assembles panels of professionals and writers ready for your questions on whether you want to go to a secluded spa resort, or to follow David Bowie’s footprints in Berlin. There are also travel seminars from experts and authors with helpful advice, and a Wellness Travel Pavilion for looking for a trip that can also help you cleanse and heal.

So whether you are going somewhere near or very far, the NY Times Travel Show will help you figure out how to get ready, and most importantly of all, how to get away.

To learn more, go to: http://nyttravelshow.com/

New York Times Travel Show
January 27 - 29, 2017

Jacob K. Javits Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001

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