variety is pleased to announce the in-person resumption of its annual entertainment and technology summit hosted by City National Bank of West Hollywood on September 15th.This year’s summit will feature keynote speakers Kareem Daniel, Chairman, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution; Tracy Ellis RossActor, Producer, CEO, Founder of Pattern Beauty; Jenna Fischer, Actor, Producer, Host, ‘The Office’, ‘The Office Ladies’ podcast. Jason Blum, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions. and Abhijay Prakash, president of Blumhouse Productions.
The summit will bring together leading entertainment executives and creative talent for a day of keynotes and panel discussions focused on new digital strategies and innovations driving film, television, music, video games and more. To do.
Daniel explores how his team drives the distribution of The Walt Disney Company’s content across its vast portfolio of media platforms and channels, including the company’s streaming services. A portfolio of linear TV channels. Its his ABC owned station. Its advertising sales business. License and Distribution of Content. Distribution of theatrical films for the company’s entertainment studios.
Roth will discuss his vision for storytelling as he transitions to production on various platforms, including executive producing and narrated documentary series.Hair Tails” Producing future podcastsi am america ” Ross’ production company, Joy Mill Entertainment, is committed to amplifying stories that reframe assumptions about how people see themselves and each other.
Blum and Prakash discuss the evolution of Blumhouse Productions, a prolific entertainment company spanning film, television, podcasts and more. Upcoming projects include a fall theatrical release.Nanny” and “Halloween Ends”.
Brennan and Lewin discuss the expansion of the Star Wars franchise across TV series The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Andor and Obi-Wan Kenobi.
In another conversation, City National Bank’s EVP of Financial Management Solutions, Verna Grace Chao, details strategies for facilitating transparent rewards transactions in the entertainment industry.
Other conversations include “Television Giants”, “Strategy to Accelerate Entertainment Industry Compensation and Transparency”, “Brand Storytelling Elites”, “Understanding Web 3 for the Entertainment Industry”, “The Future of Audio is Now”, “Business Strategies for the Best Streams”, “Zeitgeist Producer – Cross-Platform Creation”, “Unlocking Generation Z Audiences”.
“variety As the industry rapidly changes through new technology and innovation, we are excited to bring together entertainment thought leaders who share their strategies for success. ” variety“City National Bank has been a strong supporter of this event and we are delighted to continue working with them as a Presenting Partner.”
“City National has served the entertainment industry for decades. varietyLinda Duncombe, executive vice president and chief marketing, product and digital officer at City National Bank. “We pride ourselves on providing a customer experience that no other bank can match, and our digital capabilities play a key role in that. It’s amazing how digital innovation is shaping the future of entertainment.” We look forward to hearing from leaders across the industry about
Attendees will enjoy conversations, networking breaks, lunch and an in-person cocktail reception. Attendees can also choose to live stream the summit.
Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Register at Variety.com/technologysummit to secure your seat and view the rest of the agenda for the Entertainment and Technology Summit hosted by City National Bank.