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Where content means business: Merging Media 5

Nov 7, 2014 | Interactive + Digital Media, News, Uncategorized

Now in its fifth year, Merging Media 5 (MM5) is Canada’s only conference and marketplace dedicated exclusively to cross-market media digital content.  Featuring two days of professional development, networking sessions and access to some of the major buyers, distributors and funders, it’s a must-attend event for experienced TV producers, digital content creators, and business development executives.

Robert Tercek, President of Milestone Entertainment – and one of the world’s most prolific creators of interactive content –  will give the keynote address on The State of MERGING MEDIA Today: Television & Internet Video. Representatives from YouTube, Sony Pictures TV, BBC Worldwide, MediaCom, Xbox, Starz Digital, FremantleMedia, SundanceTV and Vancouver-based Broadband TV will share their insight on a wide range of topics such as integrating brands into entertainment strategies, content monetization, Canadian award winning Web series, financing and distribution.

Creative BC is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of this event and will be participating in the panel session, Meet The Funders, on Thursday, November 13th from 4:00- 5:00 pm, along with key executives from Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund, Telus Fund, Telefilm Canada and Shaw Rocket Fund.

Merging Media is a co-production of the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) and Merging Media Productions Inc.