IBC2018: Highlights from across the conference and exhibition including the Big Screen and content everywhere.

next generation video meets reality

Content Everywhere Hub

Tech Talks: Head - firmly in the cloud

Emerald 10:00-11:15

The elasticity and near infinite capacity of cloud computing has been embraced by our industry, steadily replacing bespoke hardware, with instances of software. In this Tech Talk you will learn from service providers both operating cloud based TV delivery systems as well as the revolution that “serverless” cloud computing could bring.

Reaching Gen Alpha: How to captivate kids

E102 11:30-12:15 

An expert panel will discuss how to approach new content formats that will engage Generation Alpha (0-8 year olds) who are growing up in an environment of almost unprecedented digital and technological advances, and explore how we can innovate design, format and delivery that not just keeps up with, but captivates the kids.

Mastermind Keynote: Get Shorty: How iconic TV brands can be re-cast for social and mobile-first audiences

The Forum 12:30-13:15

Viacom’s President Kelly Day will share her insights into how the newly launched Viacom Digital Studios is leveraging Viacom’s iconic brands to create unique, original content for a new generation of digital-native audiences. 

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The story of the edit: Star Wars

Auditorium 14:45-15:15 

Oscar nominated Maryann Brandon will share her experiences working on the next instalment of the legendary Star Wars franchise. Brandon’s multi-award winning career includes editing credits for up-coming Marvel movie Venom, Star Wars The Force Awakens and animated feature How To Train Your Dragon.

Content Everywhere Hall & Hub 

The Content Everywhere experience brings together the technology companies and service providers who are at the heart of the transforming broadcast, media, telecommunication and technology industries.

This year, the dedicated Hall 14 space is optimised to showcase rich media production, devices, apps, digital transformations, social media, content personalisation, big data and cloud services investment, with Google, Alibaba, Facebook, Vewd and Telstra among the exhibitors.

The exhibition space has been designed to offer delegates a comprehensive journey through the content landscape, while the curated Content Everywhere Hub will host topical panel discussions and product demonstrations that are shaping OTT consumption.

Saturday night Big Screen movie

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Incredibles 2

18:30 in the Auditorium

The animated family favorite superheroes film is back for Incredibles 2.

The leading players in the motion picture industry come together tonight to create a world-class movie-watching experience, bringing the screen to life like never before with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. 

Tickets are free for all visitors.