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SVG Summit
SVG SUMMIT
December 10-11, 2018
The SVG Summit this year will mark its 13th year as the place to be for those involved in any aspect of sports production, content creation, or distribution. Once again it will bring together more than 1,000 industry professionals from across the country and around the world for two full days of net...

IEEE International conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality
IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND VIRTUAL REALITY
December 10-12, 2018
The First IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR 2018) is a unique event, addressing researchers and industries from all areas of AI as well as Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality. It provides an international forum for the exchange between those fields,...

Backstage


Backstage LLC (owner of Backstage.com, Backstage Magazine, Sonicbids.com, Actorfest, Backstage University, and Call Sheet) is a career platform for performing artists and content creators to showcase and discover talent.Founded in 1960, Backstage is a popular performing-arts news magazine with an advanced suite of online casting tools that have helped tens of thousands of theater-makers & filmmakers find actors, dancers, singers, models, musicians, comedians, and crew. And for more than 50 years, Backstage Magazine has been the most trusted place for actors to find career advice and casting information. Backstage reaches an audience of over 1.5 million actors, performers, students, and entertainment-industry professionals.

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EVENTS

SVG Summit
SVG SUMMIT
December 10-11, 2018
The SVG Summit this year will mark its 13th year as the place to be for those involved in any aspect of sports production, content creation, or distribution. Once again it will bring together more than 1,000 industry professionals from across the country and around the world for two full days of net...

Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media
FUTURE OF VIDEO: OTT, PAY TV, AND DIGITAL MEDIA
December 10-12, 2018
The Future of Video Advisory Board helps to design the event focus and agenda to address the evolution and nature of video services, including consumer engagement, business models, market strategies, and new technologies.