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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Digital Media Forum: The Wave of the Future!

As part of the 4th annual Women in Film Festival the New Media Forum is a full day of PANELS, APPLICATIONS, INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS, and NETWORKING. Come join us on Friday, March 4th for a blend of technology, social media, and connectivity; this day will inspire and engage those who want to tell stories in a more interactive space!

The New Media Forum is a must for producers who want to tell stories in a more interactive space and for those interested in recent new media trends. It's a full day of panels, applications, interactive exhibits, and networking. The blend of technology, social media , and interactivity from Getting Your Feet Wired to Emerging Technologies and Trends, New Media Day will inspire and engage.

8:30 AM | Registration / Coffee / Networking

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Introduction and Panel #1

Getting Your Feet Wired
A lively discussion from a diverse group of new media professionals about where to step in and how to play. From the perspectives of artists, educators, and entrepreneurs hear how others tried (and learned) to bridge the traditional and new forms.

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM | Panel #2
Social Media How To
"Character" are becoming quite popular on social media platforms. They can help tell the story, allow audience interaction, create "buzz" and keep your fans talking. Our panel of social media savvy gals, with a history in broadcasting, will explore the "effective" and "destructive" ways to use social media in you stories, and give you the low down on how to personally make the best use of it.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Panel #3
Emerging Trends and Technology
As storytellers, we need to keep apprised of new and emerging technologies, applications and platforms. Knowing what's in the works allows us to creatively utilize new technologies to tell stories and create "new media". Find out from our technology, business and artistic experts about emerging technologies and trends on the horizon.

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM | Panel #4
Monetizing Your Content

How do you turn your digital content into dollars? How do people finance their new media projects? Every year, more people are doing it. Find out what has worked, what hasn't, what others have learned, and how you can complement your more traditional media by thinking outside the box.

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Reception / Interactivity
Complimentary beer sponsored by Molson

For more information, visit this link!

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