Sam Ramlu: Method, Aliesha Staples: Staples VR, Jessica Manins: Beyond Fun, Michael McCullough: Many Worlds
AR/VR/MR and experiential are words that are now becoming common place in the post Covid world, but what do they mean? We unpick the different technologies and see how they have fared during Covid and moving into a post Covid world. How can other companies working in the screen sector engage with and get the best out of the technology? What is the market for this experiential technology and how does the market need to shift to use it? Explore this new technology with us in the latest of the On Screen Sessions.
Nik Beachman: Executive Producer at Thick as Thieves, Rachael Blampied: Head of Content at Fish&Clips, Amanda Jenkins: Line Producer at AJ Films
Our panel of Advertising agencies and producers will explore what the future could look like and how our relationships with clients may change. The advertising industry and ad production are an important part of the screen sector and as small scale productions can be a litmus test for our industry at this time. While it was a time of little or no filming, has it been a time of reimagining and creativity? Given the constraints involved in practical filming how are agencies and production companies responding? We will highlight and examine the trends our guests see emerging in the advertising space in New Zealand and internationally at the moment, and how these affect how ads are imagined and produced.
Jane Finlayson: Head Of Business at ATEED, Brett O’Riley: Chief Executive at EMA, Board Member of New Zealand Film Commission, Andrew Hamilton: Co-Founder of Manaaki, & 15 years as CEO of The Icehouse, James Fuller: CEO at Hnry
One of the hardest issues we face as business owners is who we can turn to for business guidance. Seeking counsel from those more experienced is essential for sustainable business growth. We have put together a panel of experts who will clarify how you can get support for your business, from quick answers to in-depth consultations, these experts will make it easier than ever to get the advice and assistance you need.
Craig Hudson: Managing Director of Xero Aotearoa, Grant Difford: CEO and Founder of Waking Giants, Pat MacFie: Global Director of Design and Innovation at Indigo, Victoria Spackman: ONZM for services to theatre, film, and television, independent director and creative leader
With our panel of leadership experts we explore how leaders of screen industry businesses can connect authentically with their people, and how relationships with employees and contractors can make our industry a bit more complex than other more common sectors. Our panel of outstanding leaders will share their expertise highlighting key leadership principles and demonstrating how you can use these to successfully navigate change and challenging business environments, how to get the best out of your team and the teams you are a part of, and how to build effectiveness and resiliency within these teams.