Sight, Sound and Story: Post-Production One-Day Summit
Saturday, June 11, 09:30
NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
1871 Broadway, New York, New York 10023
Manhattan Edit workshop's one-day summit's panels include the art and processes of editing documentary film and episodic television, and behind the the green screen with VFX artists. One panel moderated by Michael Berenbaum, ACE (The Americans, Sex and the City), includes speakers Kelley Dixon, ACE (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead), Kate Sanford, ACE (Vinyl, Boardwalk Empire, The Wire), Leo Trombetta, ACE (Narcos, Mad Men, Temple Grandin). A closing panel will highlight the career of award-winning feature film editor Anne Coates, ACE, with author and film historian Bobbie O’Steen. The summit culminates in a gala reception and networking session for guests, panelists and vendors, with open bar and hors d'oeuvres.
70th Tony Awards
Sunday, June 12, 20:00
2124 Broadway, New York, New York 10023
The 70th Annual Tony Awards celebrating achievement on the Broadway stage and the world of theater, will feature some of the biggest names in theatre, film, TV, and music coming out for an evening of tributes and performances. It will broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City at 20:00 ET/delayed PT, airing on CBS Television Network. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The awards program will be hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden. This year for the first-time ever, Broadway fans will be able to go backstage at the Tony Awards with BroadwayHD’s Behind the Scenes Livestream during the CBS telecast.
Banff World Media Festival
Sunday, June 12 - Wednesday, June 15
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L1J4
Phone: 1-888-287-2279; 1-403-762-2211
For 37 years, the Banff World Media Festival has attracted Development Professionals and a cross-section of television and digital media professionals from across the globe. BANFF programs a comprehensive review of contemporary issues facing the television and digital media industries through keynotes from industry leaders, panel discussions, expert forecasts, Master Classes, critical case studies, key strategy sessions and more.. It is also a place to green-light new projects, made possible through the BANFF Marketplace and other facilities set up to help create new development and production opportunities. The day one Opening Keynote will be delivered by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. The opening day festivities concludes with a Kick-Off Party presented by Netflix with music presented by Festival Music House, and also features live performances.
BMI's 8 off 8th - Bonnaroo Showcase @ Mercy Lounge
Monday, June 13, 21:00
The Mercy Lounge
One Cannery Row, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Phone: 615-251-3020; Fax: 615-252-2527
Hosted by a rotating lineup of music community impresarios, each night features eight local (and sometimes nationally touring) artists and serves as ground zero for Nashville’s bourgeoning indie rock scene. Whether it’s launching fledging acts fresh out of the garage or showcasing the latest buzz bands, 8 off 8th’s rapid-fire three-song sets satisfy audiences chasing the next big thing. This evening features performances by: Chloe Kat, Blinds, Jess Nolan, Shannon Laurie, Ron Gallo, Mote, Brandon Watson and the IKB Sound, Walking Man.
EDMbiz Conference and Expo at EDC Week
Tuesday, June 14 - Thursday, June 16
Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, Nevada
Held against the backdrop of EDC Week (Electric Daisy Carnival), EDMbiz is a destination for dance music professionals worldwide looking to advance in the electronic dance music industry. Keynote speakers for the 2016 event include DJ and producer Moby, Insomniac founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella, and Lefsetz Letter author Bob Lefsetz. EDMbiz is only a segment of the larger EDC Week activity happening in Las Vegas during this period. Situated primarily at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but also at many venues along the Vegas Strip, from June 13-20, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) features DJs, theatrical performers, carnival rides, large-scale art installations, state-of-the-art lighting and sound production across several stages, and fireworks at the close of each evening.
Next TV Summit and Expo
Wednesday, June 15, 08:00
Five Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California 94111
Next TV Summit and Expo surveys up-to-date news, events and information focused towards professionals shaping the way video and TV content is created, distributed, marketed and monetized. This future-focused conference, expo and networking event is presented on both coasts annually, giving insights into the impact of new video devices, delivery systems and consumer expectations in the OTT (Over-the-Top) era. Topics covered at Next TV include: OTT Growth and Business Models, Transformative TV Technologies, Video Consumption Trends and Measurement, Talent and Content in the Digital Age, Valuation Drivers for Online and Offline Video Content Companies. There are planned structured networking with targeted roundtable discussions on pressing topics conducted by vetted speakers. These roundtables provide key introductions and deeper discussions around attendees’ areas of specialty and interest. Opens with a Networking Breakfast, concludes with a Networking Cocktail Reception.
BMI 101 Workshop LA
DAY, June 16, 16:00-17:00
BMI Los Angeles Office
8730 Sunset Boulevard, 3rd Floor West, West Hollywood, California 90069
Phone: 310-289-6336; 310-659-9109 Ext. 6336
This is an introductory workshop for writers and publishers covering the history of performing rights, the origins of BMI and the current role BMI plays in the music industry. Attendance is free, but seating is limited so RSVP to: BMI101@bmi.com.
Admittance is granted only through advance RSVP.
3D and Virtual Reality Expo
Wednesday, June 22 - Friday, June 24
Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight)
3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, 135-0063 Tokyo Japan
3D and Virtual Reality Expo are exhibits of the innovations in 3D and Virtual Reality projection. 3D and Virtual Reality Expo (IVR) is a viable industry in Japan where one can experience an array of cutting-edge 3D technology and super high definition image technologies. IVR is expected to draw users from manufacturing industries, amusement industries, broadcasting stations, image producing companies, content production companies, telecommunication companies, public offices, universities and research centers, who are looking to buy solutions for their businesses and institutions.
BMI 101 Workshop NY
Wednesday, June 29, 12:00-13:00
BMI New York Office
Seven World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York 10007
BMI 101 is a free one-hour introductory workshop for writers and publishers, covering the role that BMI plays in the music industry, basics of performing rights, and becoming a BMI affiliate. Attendance is free, but seating is limited so RSVP with the total number of guests by email to BMI101NY@bmi.com.
Admittance is granted only through advance RSVP.
Mobile World Congress Shanghai (#mwcs16)
Wednesday, June 29 - Friday, July 1
Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (other venues)
2345 Longyang Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 201204, China
Phone: +86 21 5160 1221
The offerings on display at MWCS will reflect interest in the latest mobile trends or of an industry that supports mobile.
MWC Shanghai will be co-located at the Exhibition Centre along with Shanghai Digital Information Festival and Smart City Expo - Shanghai Pudong, showcasing innovations in mobile spanning seven large exhibition areas. The conference Opening Keynote: "The Next Generation Operator", encompasses leading mobile operators of Asia and elsewhere discussing the next wave of mobile network and service innovations, including 5G, delivering more robust content and services, and the opportunity of the Internet of Things in all its forms. An entire ecosystem of mobile technology and products will be showcased. There will be a multitude of consumer specific experiences to explore as well, such as drone flying cage, Virtual Reality Zone, professional skateboarding and ESL Sport gaming.
Hollywood Networking Breakfast
Thursday, June 30, 08:00-10:30
5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California 90038
Phone: 323-465-9800; 310-854-1111
To attend the Hollywood Networking Breakfast(R), you should be directly involved in the entertainment industry, a group which usually includes writers, producers, directors, development / production execs, talent representatives, casting directors, entertainment attorneys, financiers, actors and others at various levels of experience and achievement. Check-in starts at 07:20. Everyone gets 15 seconds to introduce themselves to the room. The breakfast -- held on the last Thursday of every month -- begins at 08:00 and lasts until approximately 10:30. The breakfast may sometimes be held on a Saturday or another weekday. Parking is available, free of charge.