Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
Monday marks the beginning of London Tech Week (LTW), a week-long exhibition and celebration of all technology hosted across venues in London. The week hosts over 300 events with over 55,000 attendees from more than 90 countries. Attracting established organisations as well as startups and scaleup companies. LTW has compiled a list of the top 10 events to attend here.
The Media Production Show is another London-based event for those working across TV, film, documentaries, commercials and music videos. The two-day event will feature speakers covering hot topics and new technology launches over Tuesday and Wednesday.
IoT World Europe is the conference for those involved in the internet of things. The event runs from Tuesday to Thursday showcasing R&D proofs of concept and real-life applications at scale across global businesses.
VR and AR World will showcase cutting edge new technologies in London from Tuesday to Thursday with opportunities to develop, plan and design the implementation scalability and sustainability of VR and AR technologies.
Global Media Forum runs from Monday to Wednesday in Bonn, Germany featuring keynote speeches, panel discussions and hands-on workshops tackling journalism’s big questions.
New Europe Market (NEM) is the annual TV industry conference, market and screening event attracting professionals to share new business trend and the secrets to success. Hosted in Dubrovnik with more than 2,000 companies represented will run from Monday until Thursday.
- Adobe Systems Inc will announce its 2018 Q2 earnings on Thursday
- Prism Technologies Group will announce its 2018 Q1 earnings on Tuesday
Film and TV releases
The animated family-favourite Incredibles 2 comes to cinemas this Friday.
John Travolta plays the infamous John Gotti in an examination of the New York City crime boss’ tumultuous life across three decades. Gotti hits cinemas on Thursday.
Netflix’s season 2 makeover show Queer Eye is released on Friday.
Amazon’s Goliath returns to screens on Friday starring Billy Bob Thornton who is reluctantly drawn back into the legal world when he decides to represent his friend’s teenage son after he is accused of murder.
The time-travel historical fiction drama series Outlander season two comes to Channel 4 on-demand from Thursday.
On this day
17 June 1994 American broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV launched to transmit digital satellite TV across the US.