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Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2019
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2019
April 24-24, 2019
The 2019 theme, Mobile, Data, Consumers and the Future of Entertainment, was chosen to interrogate the possibilities of the entertainment industry going forward.“It has become clear that the Nigerian entertainment industry needs an event like NECLive," said Ayeni Adekunle, founder and con...

GamesBeat Summit 2019
GAMESBEAT SUMMIT 2019
April 23-24, 2019
Unlike large gaming events throughout the year, GamesBeat Summit is the most intimate gaming event in the industry where senior attendees return again and again because of the genuine conversations, networking and deal-making that come out of the Summit.Community matters more than ever to the succes...

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Sinclair and its joint venture ONE Media held a press conference on Monday during the NAB Show to offer details about plans to launch ATSC 3.0 next-generation TV in the U.S.Broadcasters including Sinclair, Nexstar, Fox Television Stations and NBCUniversal along with industry consortiums including SpectrumCo and Pearl TV announced 40 U.S. markets that will be getting ATSC 3.0 by the end of 2020. Those markets include Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Houston, Texas; San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Califo...

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If you are looking forward to a future where you will be able to choose what the main character does next in a movie or TV series, that future has now arrived. In fact, some video on demand (VOD) platforms are pioneering a new form of immersive entertainment called “interactive entertainment”.This is how it works in practice: viewers’ choices at specific points in time influence the narrative of the plot of what they are watching and lead to different personalized endings. From...

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EVENTS

Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2019
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2019
April 24-24, 2019
The 2019 theme, Mobile, Data, Consumers and the Future of Entertainment, was chosen to interrogate the possibilities of the entertainment industry going forward.“It has become clear that the Nigerian entertainment industry needs an event like NECLive," said Ayeni Adekunle, founder and con...

GamesBeat Summit 2019
GAMESBEAT SUMMIT 2019
April 23-24, 2019
Unlike large gaming events throughout the year, GamesBeat Summit is the most intimate gaming event in the industry where senior attendees return again and again because of the genuine conversations, networking and deal-making that come out of the Summit.Community matters more than ever to the succes...