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Sunday, October 21 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
How are Location-Based Experiences Redefining Cinema | Panel

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As Location Based Experiences are becoming a staple marketing tool for major brand campaigns, how are these experiences also beginning to redefine cinema? Are you ready to get out of the theater seat and step into the action?
 
Panelists:

Brooks Brown— An award winning creative and strategist, Brooks has been fortunate to work on the worlds largest brands. Star Wars, Indiana Jones, LEGO, and Avatar are among the worlds Brooks has led teams to both critical excellence and business success. Winning awards ranging from a Webby for Best Game to a Tribeca Film Festival win to Game Marketing Awards for both best family site and best community experience, Brooks has since moved into consulting and founding his own company. Brooks has an MMR in DOTA2 of 3k and recently broke 1200 hours in Rust.

Ethan Stearns— Ethan Stearns is an Executive Producer at MWM Immersive, the innovative VR/AR division of MWM - a diversified content company that produces and distributes film, television, VR/AR, live events and digital video content through, MWM Studios, MWM Immersive, MWM Live, and MWM Universe. MWMi has produced VR projects including Gnomes & Goblins in partnership with WEVR and Jon Favreau. Stearns previously served as VP of VR at Legendary Entertainment – producing its first VR experience around Pacific Rim with Oculus and Guillermo Del Toro, and later a version for Samsung’s first VR headset. Ethan was also the VR producer on the first VR experience to win a Special Academy Award, “Carney Arena”. Currently, Stearns sits on the VR advisory boards of GDC and VDR.

Andrew Shulkind— Andrew Shulkind is one Hollywood’s leading voices on the future of entertainment. Following an award-winning career as a cinematographer of film, television, and advertising with over 1 billion online views, Andrew has emerged a unique executive who understands both the value proposition of an IP-centric economy and the technical intricacies of what it actually takes to make a quality piece of entertainment. He has helped found three technology startups centered around data-driven creativity, serves as an innovation advisor for leading technology corporations and content studios, and speaks globally on how to mate creativity with products to connect with connected audiences.

Brent Bushnell Amber— Brent Bushnell is the CEO of Two Bit Circus, an LA-based experiential entertainment company building a network of micro-amusement parks. The company regularly serves as immersive entertainment partners for brands and has created VR attractions for the NFL, NBA, Dave & Buster’s and the Olympics. Brent was the on-camera inventor for the ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. He’s chairman of the non-profit Two Bit Circus Foundation which deploys STEAM-based programs to inspire students about invention.

Jon Braver — Jon's career has taken some very interesting turns. He has worked as a film director, a stuntman, an actor, an action coordinator and creative consultant for Disney Imagineering. He's worked with some of the top directors in the business on titles such as The Dark Knight Rises, Ironman, Star Trek, and Idiana Jones 4 has helped to bring Delusion to life. Jon demonstrates an unusual range of talent and keen ability to deliver a creative vision. He hopes to continue the evolution of the Delusion Universe in other mediums as well.


Sunday October 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Hotel Figueroa Tangier