Production Summit 2011

Hundreds of people from all over the world gathered on Saturday October 1, 2011 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills for the Visual Effects Society's Production Summit 2011. From the Breakfast Roundtable Discussions, to the Evening Cocktail reception, this must attend event offered attendees an oportunity to speak up about our ever chaning industry.

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Tony Wible's Presentation

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Trending the Global Marketplace: You Are Here.

The world is offering enormous opportunities if you know what you want and where to look. Complex issues are not contained to a single locale or aspect of the industry. Challenges and obstacles abound, but solutions and success stories do as well. Production Summit 2011 brings together leaders who are working in the global arena and have overcome formidable challenges to find creative, technical and business solutions ... They Are Winning. Everything has gone global. There's no turning back. Where are you?

For further information please email Brent Armstrong or call 818-981-7861.

Montage Hotel
225 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Schedule (Subject to change)

8:00 AM: Registration

8:30 - 9:30: Continental Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

9:45 AM: General Session Begins

10:00 - 10:30: Keynote Address



Bob Pisano - President and COO, Motion Picture Association of America
The 2011 Production Summit theme is the impact of globalization and as most of our industry is directly or peripherally employed by the major studios, we are honored to have Bob Pisano as our Keynote Speaker. The Motion Picture Association of America's members (MPAA) are the big six Hollywood studios. Mr. Pisano will discuss the global initiatives of the MPAA which works with organizations in 30 countries and has five regional offices -- Brussels, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Mexico City and Toronto. The MPAA works with content protection groups to safeguard intellectual property rights, advance technology-driven innovation, and open markets to the global medium of film.

10:30 - 11:30: Panel: The Studio's POV: Adapting to innovation in a 24 Hour World

11:30: Break

11:45 - 12:30: Featured Speaker




Tom Wujec - Autodesk Fellow
The exponential growth of technology is transforming industries, changing the way buildings are designed and constructed, how cars are digitally prototyped and fabricated, and how movies are previsualized and produced. For these and other industries, the democratization of technology has created seismic shifts in the way people create as well as in the companies they work in. Join Tom Wujec in a lively and visually rich presentation that charts the surprising impact of cheaper, faster and more powerful digital tools across industries. As well, Tom will share some implications of the emerging technologies that will promise to transform industries yet again.

12:30 PM: Lunch

1:45 - 2:30: Featured Speaker

Tony Wible - Director, Media and Entertainment, Janey Montgomery Scott
Media and Entertainment Industry Analyst Tony Wible will present research and information on the overarching, big picture trends and economics of the film/entertainment business. He will share his insights on how current trends will impact the future of the entertainment industry.

2:30 - 3:30: Panel: Success Around the Globe

3:30 PM: Break

3:45 - 4:30: TBD

4:30 - 5:15: Wrap Up of the Day / Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

5:15 PM: Cocktail Reception



THE PRODUCTION SUMMIT 2010 Program Book (All ads are in full color)

  • Back Cover $3,000
  • Front Inside Cover $2,000
  • Back Inside Cover $2,000
  • Full Color Full Page $1,000

Ad Specs: 8.5 x 9.5 (Non-Bleed) 8.75 x 9.75 (Full Bleed with Crop marks for 8.5 x 9.5)
Delivery: Provide high resolution PDF files with type faces embedded. If you prefer, we can also receive Adobe in Design, Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator files. Deadline: September 16, 2011.

For sponsorship opportunities, questions or additional information, please contact Anthony Horn at the VES Office (818) 981-7861

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Cocktail Reception Sponsored by


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