AI Voyage: Can Conscious Storytelling Save Us?
Karen has come back to show us the future of entertainment, but can the future save us?
KAREN PALMER—Storyteller from the Future
Taking Cinematic VR to Space: NASA and the Emmy®-Nominated Space Explorers
Join the team behind the first cinematic VR cameras in space.
FELIX LAJEUNESSE—Co-founder/Creative Director, Felix & Paul Studios
DYLAN MATHIS—Communication Manager, NASA International Space Station Program
AT&T Film Awards
The AT&T Film Awards shines light on emerging creators from across the U.S.
DAVID CHRISTOPHER—President - AT&T Mobility & Entertainment
Tyra Banks’ Trail Blazing Entertainment Ventures - What’s Next?: A Phygital Dream Come True
Award winning Creator & Executive Producer Tyra Banks will guide us through her life, career and her use of Entertainment to drive connectivity and change.
TYRA BANKS—Award winning Creator & Executive Producer
MICHELLE EBANKS—CEO, Essence Communications Inc.
The Scully Effect - I Want to Believe in STEM
Thanks to a recent study conducted by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the "Scully Effect" posited by fans of The X-Files has now been proven.
GEENA DAVIS—Actor, Founder & Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
MAYIM BIALIK—Actor, Writer, PhD
ERIN MACDONALD—Dr. Erin Macdonald (PhD, Astrophysics)
Training Storytellers in the Age of Disruption: Ghetto Film School
GFS alumna will offer insight about their world class training, explain how to navigate writing and directing an international thesis film as a teenager, and outline the necessary steps and support needed as artists in the early stages of their careers.
STOSH MINTEK—CEO, Ghetto Film School
ALEXI GONZALEZ—Writer, Director, Producer
MELISSA MURRAY—Writer, Director
CHANTAL NONG—Vice President, DC Films - Moderator
Creating Content in Esports: Top Ten Tips From Pros
Meet this panel of leading esports and gaming content creators and pro players who will showcase the time, effort, training, and technology that goes into a career in the gaming and esports industry.
ARTREYO "DIMEZ" BOYD—Professional Gamer - Mavs Gaming
TIM GOESSLING—Integrated Marketing Lead, Otter Media
JAMISON “PVPX” MOORE—Professional Gamer - Cloud9
PAUL "INVERUM" TODKILL—Esports Commentator, Producer and Product Manager for ESL America - Moderator
Evolving Music & Live Event Experiences
This session featuring NextVR's Danny Keens will explore how artists are embracing technologies like virtual and augmented reality as a way to get fans more engaged and deeper into the experience.
DANNY KEENS—Head of Content at NextVR - Content Acquisition and Programming
Game Changer: Technology & the Future of Sports
Join AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as they share their insight and explore trends and innovation in sports, media and technology.
ADAM SILVER—Commissioner - National Basketball Association
KENNY SMITH—NBA Studio Analyst for "Inside the NBA" on TNT Sports - Moderator
JOHN DONOVAN—CEO - AT&T Communications
Eyes Peeled – Ears Open – Wands Ready! Harry Potter: Wizards Unite & the Future of Augmented Reality in Gaming
Co-developed and published by Niantic and WB Games San Francisco, under the Portkey Games label, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite invites players to view the real world through a Wizarding World lens, via your smartphone.
JONATHAN KNIGHT—Vice President and Studio Head at WB Games San Francisco
MARY CASEY—Executive Director of Product at WB Games San Francisco, BAFTA-nominated Game Producer
ARCHIT BHARGAVA—Director of Worldwide Product Marketing at Niantic
ALEX MOFFIT—Producer, Niantic
JOSEPH "SWIFTOR" ALMINAWI—Gaming Content Creator
A Master Class with Niecy Nash
Moderated by comedian, author, and television personality Sherri Shepherd, join us for a conversation with Emmy®-winning producer and twice-nominated actress, Niecy Nash—star of TNT’s CLAWS—as she shares her insight and learnings throughout her multi-faceted career.
NIECY NASH—Producer, Actor
SHERRI SHEPHERD—Comedian, Author, Television Personality
Into the Magicverse
Rony Abovitz will share his vision for a future in which the Magicverse creates a large scale canvas for creatives, with Magic Leap merging the digital and the physical worlds to create a new reality with 5G.
RONY ABOVITZ—Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer - Magic Leap
JOHN DONOVAN—CEO - AT&T Communications
A Conversation Between Elizabeth Banks and Laverne Cox
In our conversation with Elizabeth Banks, we'll explore how technology and new digital platforms are changing how movies and television shows are made, produced, and distributed.
ELIZABETH BANKS—Actor, Producer, Director
LAVERNE COX—Award-Winning Transgender Actress, Producer & Equal Rights Advocate