Variety, SVG Come Together for Sports Entertainment Summit, July 14 in Los Angeles

The Sports Video Group and Variety are taking over the Sofitel Hotel in Los Angeles on July 14 for the Sports Entertainment Summit, the industry’s premier event for sports and entertainment executives and professionals interested in learning more about how the two industries are impacting each other.

“The lines between what is sport and what is entertainment continues to blur more every day and even where they remain distinct there are plenty of lessons to be shared between the industries,” says Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director. “

General sessions focused on big-picture issues facing both sports and entertainment will be complemented by two breakout sessions: one focused on sports production and technology and the other on sports marketing and management.

To see the complete schedule click here.

Highlights include:

Media 2015: What’s Next in Broadband, and Broadcast?
Sports broadcasters and viewers are both constantly embracing new technologies that, together, move the sports fan experience ahead. What will be the hot trends in broadcast and broadband delivery of sports content in the future?

Media 2015: What’s Next in Mobile and Tablets?
With devices like Android phones, the iPad, and Playbook it is easier than ever for fans to always be connected to their teams and sports. What new technologies and innovations can sports networks expect to see in the near (and distant) future and how will they transform their business?

Mastering the 30-Second Story: Producing Commercials, Promos, and Show Opens
On Super Bowl Sunday the commercials are often more important than the game. What makes for a successful commercial or promo for sports programming? Producers, directors, and post production professionals discuss the new tools like high-speed cameras, advanced editing and graphics platforms, and other technologies that can make a commercial stand out.

3D Sports: Democratizing Production
Sports continues to drive the live 3D production environment and equipment manufacturers are responding with new tools that will make 3D sports production easier, cheaper, and better than ever. Learn how these tools work, how they will make 3D a reality, and more from leading experts in 3D sports production.