Here's the Vic Network:
The Network of Digital Media Professionals
VIC Network @ The Victorian
Monthly Digital Media Industry Speaker Series and Networking Event
Wednesday, October 19
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Speaker (Upstairs)
David Baron, VP Digital Media at Twentieth Century Fox
"How Does A Traditional Media Company Succeed In a Blogging and Podcasting World"
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Downstairs)
2640 Main Street
$20 per person
VIC Network Members $10 (plus one guest free)
No Host Bar
Parking $8 or Metered street parking
Information - www.vicnetwork.com
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HOW DOES A TRADITIONAL MEDIA COMPANY SUCCEED IN A BLOGGING AND PODCASTING WORLD?
David Baron, Vice President of Digital Media at 20th Century Fox (www.fox.com) will speak with Joey Tamer (www.joeytamer.com), uncovering these issues and more in an open conversation.
So far, there are no answers to this question, which we will explore in an open discussion. We are at a new turning point in media content, development and distribution.
• The majority of web-enabled US homes now have broadband
• Consumers are developing new habits, demanding choice,
convenience and control over their media.
• Tangible shifts are evolving in how consumers spend their time, how
advertisers spend their dollars, and how marketers sell their
• New markets and marketplaces are evolving that offer the potential
for ubiquitous distribution of content on many devices.
• User-generated content (blogs, podcasts, webpages, etc.) are
occupying larger amounts of consumer leisure time.
How does a traditional media company create a business around end-user-developed content?
How does a content developer create a scalable business online without the backing of a media company?
How does a traditional media company remain relevant in this changing market space?
David Baron is Vice President of Digital Media at Twentieth Century Fox where he is developing new content distribution strategies for the Studio. Prior to Fox, David was at Paramount Digital Entertainment, most recently as Vice President of Programming and Production, overseeing content development for online businesses at the studio. Before that, he was Microsoft's first Entertainment Industry Liaison, where he introduced numerous new technologies to artists, studio and record label executives. He was also a Producer with the MSN group, where he created (with Broadway Video) the first live, streaming late-night comedy show on the internet.
Joey Tamer (www.joeytamer.com) consults to Fortune 500 companies and capitalized start-ups to launch, build, grow and exit technology companies. Her clients say she is "a brilliant strategist and a practical, down-to-earth, get-it-done person." Clients include J.P. Morgan Capital, Sony, IBM, Apple, Hearst, Blockbuster, Technicolor, Harper Collins, NEC, Time-Warner, Agfa and Scitex. Her work includes strategies and implementation on entry, exit, capitalization, R.O.I., growth, positioning, pricing, distribution, risk-assessment, new market and international expansion, due diligence, and intellectual property.
SAVE THE DATE
VIC Network @ The Victorian
Wednesday, November 16, 2005
The Changing Landscape of Entertainment Content Preparation, Distribution and Exhibition
President of Technicolor Electronic Distribution Services
in conversation with Joey Tamer