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itvt]'s Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television, now in their twelfth year, will be presented at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 (June 23rd-24th in San Francisco). The deadline for submitting nominations is May 22nd, 2015.
 
The Awards recognize excellence in nine categories: 
  • "Most Significant Impact": the company or organization that has had the most significant impact on the industry as a whole over the past year (i.e. May 9th, 2014 through May 22nd, 2015);
  • "Most Significant Newcomer": the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year; 
  • "Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product": the company or organization that invented the most innovative and disruptive technology, platform or product of the past year; 
  • "Most Significant Content Offering": the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive content offering of the past year; 
  • "Most Innovative Design or User Interface": the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive design/user interface/content-navigation schema of the past year; 
  • "Achievement in Advanced Advertising": the company, organization or individual that did the most to realize the promise of advanced advertising (including such areas as operator-driven single-screen advertising, connected-TV advertising, second-screen/social-TV advertising, addressable advertising, dynamic advertising insertion, transmedia advertising, interactive branded content, measurement, programmatic buying, data usage, and more) over the past year.
  • "Individual Leadership I": an individual who demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive, multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward; 
  • "Individual Leadership II": an individual who demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive, multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward; 
  • "ITV All-Star": an individual who has a long-term track record of leadership in the interactive television industry, and who is an appropriate candidate for membership in an ITV Hall of Fame. 
An online nomination form for the Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television is available herehttp://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com/12th-annual-awards-leadership-interactive-and-multiplatform-television
 
  • as .pdf attachments (1-2 pages max) in an email to swedlow@itvt.com
  • as hyperlinks to text, images or videos (YouTube/Vimeo links or embed code) in an email to swedlow@itvt.com

 

-- Special Track Will Feature New Research from Frank N. Magid Associates

For the first time ever, TVOT is offering--in addition to our full line-up of keynotes, firesides, workshops and panels--a dedicated Insights Track, curated by Frank. N. Magid Associates and sponsored by Sorenson Media. The Insights Track will focus on new research that reveals trends, consumer perspectives and emerging best practices from a cross-section of industry leaders. 

Media owners, brands, agencies, broadcasters and tech companies will learn first-hand how their peers are adapting to changing consumer behaviors and the evolving video landscape. Speakers from across the TV ecosystem will  discuss and debate headline-grabbing topics including: 

  • Over-the-Top Direct-to-Consumer TV
  • Advertising Measurement
  • Connected TV's
  • Cross-Platform Media Usage
  • Millennial and Generational Implications
  • Content/Pilot Testing for the Multiscreen Future of TV

We will be announcing more details about the TVOT 2015 Insights Track--which will take place on Day 1 of the show (Tuesday, June 23rd) and which will be offered to attendees at no additional charge--in the [itvt] newsletter shortly.

To ensure your participation in TVOT 2015 and the show's new Insights Track, purchase your tickets here.

TICKETS:  http://tvotsf2015.eventbrite.com

Early-Bird registration for [itvt]'s ninth annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 23rd-24th at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco) ends at midnight TONIGHT (Tuesday, March 31st).

Early-Bird registration allows you to attend TVOT 2015 for just $875, representing a savings of $400 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage of this discounted pricing, click here: 

http://tvotsf2015.eventbrite.com

--Early-Bird Registration Ends Midnight Tuesday

Early-Bird registration for [itvt]'s ninth annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 23rd-24th at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco) ends at midnight Tuesday, March 31st.

Early-Bird registration allows you to attend TVOT 2015 for just $875, representing a savings of $400 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage of this discounted pricing, click here: http://tvotsf2015.eventbrite.com

To find out about special group rates (three or more), contact Tracy Swedlow at swedlow@itvt.com or (415) 824-5806.

From April 1st through April 30th, tickets will be priced at $975.

From May 1st through June 24th, tickets will be priced at $1,275.

For more information about TVOT NYC 2015, please go to our Web site: http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com

Have questions about speaking or sponsorship opportunities? Contact us: 415-824-5806 or swedlow@itvt.com

SPEAKERS:

We are in the process of assembling a sterling line-up of speakers for the show. Here is a partial list (note: we will be announcing many additional speakers shortly): 

27
Mar

Speakers Page Visible!

Don't forget to check out our speakers page, which is now visible. This list will grow and grow until closer to June 23rd! 

http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com/speakers

We ARE STILL ACCEPTING submissions/proposals.

Please contact

Tracy Swedlow

415-608-4766

swedlow@itvt.com

VIDEO: Interview with Michael Willner, and "OTT and the Virtual MSO" at TVOT NYC 2014

 

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of 1) Rick Howe's (The iTV Doctor) keynote interview with Michael Willner, President and CEO of GreatLand Connections and Penthera, and 2) the TVOT session, "OTT and the Virtual MSO": Disintegration and Reintegration," which immediately followed it. The sessions were described in the show brochure as follows:

24
Mar

Announcing TVOT Story Lab

[itvt] is pleased to announce TVOT Story Lab, a 3-hour workshop on multiplatform storytelling and storyworld development, created by Evette Vargas, CEO of Digital-Reign Productions, and Maya Zuckerman, founder of Transmedia SF.

TVOT Story Lab will take place 1:00-4:00PM, June 22nd (i.e. the day before TVOT 2015 kicks off) at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco. Tickets are priced at $300 (limited seating) and can be purchased here. TVOT SF 2015 full ticket buyers get in for free (reserve now!). Contact Tracy at swedlow@itvt.com, if this applies to you.

Eventbrite - The TV of Tomorrow Show San Francisco 2015 - 9th Annual Event!

With the merging of story and technology to create, develop and deliver content, have you ever wondered how to turn your story idea and technology into a thriving multiplatform franchise? Have you identified the various platforms of your intellectual property, but don't know how to produce it? Do you want to learn how to develop your property into comic books, mobile apps, games, interactive experiences and more? 

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TWEET THIS!  @TVOTSHOW, @TSWEDLOW, @VARGASGIRL, @TRANSMEDIASF
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--Save $400 on Your TVOT 2015 Ticket

Early-Bird registration for [itvt]'s ninth annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 23rd-24th at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco) ends one week from now, at midnight Tuesday, March 31st.

Early-Bird registration allows you to attend TVOT 2015 for just $875, representing a savings of $400 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage of this discounted pricing, click here: http://tvotsf2015.eventbrite.com

To find out about special group rates (three or more), contact Tracy Swedlow at swedlow@itvt.com or (415) 824-5806.

From April 1st through April 30th, tickets will be priced at $975.
From May 1st through June 24th, tickets will be priced at $1,275.

For more information about TVOT SF 2015, please go to our Web site: http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com

Have questions about speaking or sponsorship opportunities? Contact us: 415-824-5806 or swedlow@itvt.com

SPEAKERS:

We are in the process of assembling a sterling line-up of speakers for the show. Here is a partial list (note: we will be announcing many additional speakers shortly):

  • Roger Lynch, CEO, Sling TV
  • Adam Lowy, GM of Interactive and Advanced TV, DISH & Sling TV
  • Adam Ware, SVP/Head of Digital Media, Tennis Channel
  • Alan Wolk, Senior Analyst, TDG/Chairman, 2nd Screen Society
  • Alexander Mazzara, CEO, Joiz
  • Allison Stern, Co-Founder and VP of Marketing/Business Development, Tubular Labs
  • Angie Britt, VP of Advanced Products, CTAM
  • Brian Burdick, EVP of Digital and Programmatic, WideOrbit
  • Chris Falkner, SVP of Advanced TV, NBC Broadcasting
  • Chris Pizzurro, Head of Product, Sales and Marketing, Canoe
  • Craig Palmer, CEO, Wikia
  • Dan Ackerman, Head of Programmatic TV, AOL Platforms
  • Debby Ruth, Senior Vice President, Frank N. Magid Associates
  • Dewey Reid, VP/Executive Creative Director, CNN
  • Doug Hurd, Co-Founder and EVP of Biz Dev, Clypd
  • Ed Lee, VP of Content Acquisition, Roku
  • Evan Bregman, Head of Original Content, Portal A
  • Evan Young, GM of Content, Applications and Advertising, TiVo
  • Evette Vargas, CEO, Digital-Reign Productions
  • Gabe Greenberg, GM of Advanced and Programmatic TV, The Trade Desk
  • Gary Lauder, Managing Director, Lauder Partners
  • Hardie Tankersley, VP Digital Product, Platforms,& Innovation, Fox Broadcasting
  • James Ackerman, Executive Chairman, Broadway Systems
  • Jane Clarke, CEO/Managing Director, CIMM
  • Jay Samit, CEO, SeaChange International
  • Jeremy Toeman, SVP of Product Management, Viggle
  • Jeri Smith, CEO, Communicus
  • Joan Fitzgerald, SVP of Television and Cross-Media Services, comScore
  • Jodie McAfee, General Manager, Samsung AdHub
  • Jodie Stark, EVP of Global Strategic Accounts, Piksel
  • Josh Rickel, VP of Media and Entertainment, Spredfast
  • Kathleen Grace, Chief Creative Officer, New Form Digital
  • Keith Richman, President, DEFY Media
  • Kirby Grines, Co-Founder/VP of Business Development, Float Left Interactive
  • Len Fertig, CEO, Motive Television/Tablet TV
  • Lieh Ching, Head of Professional Services, North America, Accedo
  • Linda Ong, President, Truthco
  • Lung Huang, VP of Global Partnerships, Dunnhumby
  • Martin Focazio, Managing Director of Strategic Services, EPAM Systems
  • Matt Murphy, SVP of Digital Video Distribution, Disney and ESPN Media Networks
  • Matthew Evans, SVP of Digital, Nickelodeon
  • Maya Zuckerman, Founder, Transmedia SF
  • Michael Bologna, President, MODI Media (GroupM)
  • Michael Collette, CEO, Cognitive Networks
  • Michael Hawkey, General Manager, Sling Media
  • Mike Bloxham, VP of National Television and Video, Frank N. Magid Associates
  • Murali Nemani, CMO, ActiveVideo
  • Nick Troiano, CEO, BlackArrow
  • Nikos Iatropoulos, CEO, Lingospot
  • Peter Scott, VP of Emerging Media, Turner Sports
  • Ralf Jacob, Chief Revenue Officer, Verizon Digital Media Services
  • Richard Cusick, General Manager of Video, Gracenote
  • Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor
  • Sanjay Macwan, CTO, NBCUniversal Media Labs
  • Scott Brown, SVP of Engineering and Strategic Relations, Nielsen
  • Sean Knapp, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Ooyala
  • Shahrzad Rafati, Founder and CEO, BroadbandTV
  • Shaun Koiner, Chief Product Officer, Sporting News Media
  • Shay David, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, Kaltura
  • Steve Donohue, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, The Donohue Report
  • Susan Crouse, Director of Product Management, Alticast
  • Tal Chalozin, CTO, Innovid
  • Tim Hanlon, CEO, The Vertere Group
  • Toby Russell, CEO, 3Vision

17
Mar

TVOT NYC 2014 Highlights Video

 

[itvt] is pleased to present a highlights video of our most recent TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2014, which took place last December (note: our next event, TVOT 2015, will take place in the Presidio of San Francisco, June 23rd-24th--purchase your Early-Bird tickets here!).


Attendees interviewed in the video include:

#tvotnyc   #tvotsf  @tvotshow

  • Anil Jain, SVP and GM, Media Group, Brightcove ()
  • Dr.  Michal Tsur, Co-Founder and President, Kaltura (@kaltura)
  • Sanjay Macwan, CTO, NBCUniversal Media Labs (@nbcuniversal)
  • Jeremy Helfand, VP of Video Solutions, Adobe Primetime (@jhelfand)
  • Cathy Hetzel, Corporate President, Rentrak (@cathyhetzel)
  • Patrick Harris, Director of Global Agency Development, Facebook (@facebook)
  • Tom Morgan, Founder and CEO, Net2TV (@net2television)
  • Jason Flick, CEO, You.i TV (@youi_tv)
  • Seth Haberman, Founder and CEO, Visible World (@sethhaberman)
  • Jim Bennette, Director of Business Development, Video and Advertising Solutions, Adobe (@adobe)
  • Eli Uzan, Chairman, Screenz (@eliuzan)
  • Tal Chalozin, Co-Founder and CEO, Innovid (@chalozin)
  • Ashley J. Swartz, Founder and CEO, Furious Corp.  (@redfurynyc)
  • Claire McHugh, CEO, Axonista (@clairemchugh)
  • Chris Pfaff, CEO, Chris Pfaff Tech/Media LLC (PGA) (@pfaffchris)
  • Nancy Jordan, Marketing and Communications Consultant, Ensequence (@ensequence)
  • Matthew Nelson, Director of Marketing, You.i TV (@youi_tv)
  • Scott O'Neill, SVP, North America, MPP Global Solutions (@mppglobal)
  • Marta Jakubanis, Product Manager, Univision (@univision) ()

Many other people and companies are pictured, so check out the video it see if you or your colleagues are there!

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