Merging Media 2012 Conference
3rd Annual Merging Media Conference: MM2012 in Vancouver celebrates the best + brightest 360 talent + innovation from around the world, a power packed event that brings together cross-media thought leaders + first movers to a world-class stage to explore 360 trends, award-winning strategies + cutting edge technology.
Some 350-400 media content producers attend the event produced by Merging Media Productions and the Canadian Media Production Association-BC each year, bringing together a great diversity of cross-media practitioners from Canada, US and the UK. Canada’s Premiere Cross-media Showcase takesplace on Oct 24-26 at SFU Woodwards, and features top innovators including Facebook, Google, Machinima, MediaCom and Keynote Jeff Gomez of Starlight Runner Entertainment, "the 5th most innovative company in media" (as named by Fast Company in 2011). Also featured at this year's annual celebration of cross-media's best and brightest is a half-day Business Modeling Masterclass by the Canadian Film Centre on Oct 24 and the new MM2012 Biz Hub, made possible by the Western Economic Diversification and the BC Government, where delegates can network and schedule meetings. MM2012 Partners include BC Film+Media, sponsor of the annual $10,000 Pitch 360 Prize, Telefilm Canada, CBC and The Bell Fund.
Check out the full program at http://mergingmedia.ca/