Production Summit 2011 Round Tables

October 1st, 2011 Montage Hotel - Beverly Hills, CA

Continental Breakfast Round Tables 8:30-9:30am

To jump start the morning of the Summit, we are introducing Breakfast Round Table discussions. This hour long aspect of the Summit will be for those attendees who want to discuss and share information on a particular subject with their fellow attendees while having coffee, juice or other breakfast items. Each table will have a moderator who is an expert in their topic. The objective is for everyone to join in on the discussion, gleen new information and suggest possible solutions. A time for attendees to do the talking.

Please sign up for a particular topic when you register.

Breakfast Round Table Topics (Tentative)

Animation Trending

Moderated by: Warren Frankin
CEO, Rainmaker Entertainment

The Challenges of 3D stereo

Moderated by: Randy Starr
Visual Effects Producer

The Challenges of 48-60fps

Moderated by: Andy Romanoff 
Industry Relations / Business Development, AbelCine

The Challenges of Digital Color

Moderated by: Stephen Nakamura
Feature Colorist, Company 3

2D to 3D conversion

Moderated by: Scott Squires
Visual Effects Supervisor

Chasing and Taking Advantage of Tax Incentives

Moderated by: Amy Lemisch
Executive Director, California Film Commission

Moving to 4K: Impact on VFX Schedules, Budgets

Moderated by: David S. Cohen
Reporter / Features Editor, Variety

Finding Financial Investors for Original IP

Moderated by: Shannon Gans
Co-Founder and CEO of New Deal Studios

Open Source Development/Trends

Moderated by: Rob Bredow
Chief Technology Officer and Visual Effects Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks

Niche Market: How Best to Focus My Company

Moderated by: Carl Rosendahl
Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center

How to Build and Maintain Creative Staff

Moderated By: Bob Coleman
President / Founder, Digital Artists Agencey

Canada: The Next Soho

Moderated By: Mat Beck, ASC
VFX Supervisor, Director, DP, President: Entity FX

Partnering with International Companies 

Moderated By: Hitesh Shah
Founder and CEO, BOT VFX


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