FESTIVAL

THE EVOLUTION OF IMAGINATION

 
 
 
 

STORY ADVANCED BY TECHNOLOGY

You know how there are seemingly infinite new technologies coming out of Silicon Valley? And you know how Hollywood is the world leader in storytelling? Have you ever wondered why there hasn’t been a gathering on the west coast for these incredibly influential industries to come together to bring context to the discussion of the Creation, Marketing and Distribution of content with these new technologies? 

Well, now you don’t have to! 

INFINITY FESTIVAL is where the leading Silicon Valley innovators come together with Hollywood’s leading professional storytellers and take over one city block in the heart of Hollywood. The Evolution of Imagination™ continues this fall. Attendance at this exclusive event is limited. Get your tickets here!

IF ADVISORS

Infinity Festival relies on the input and guidance from over 85 of the leading voices from Hollywood and Silicon Valley to ensure programming that informs and inspires. Meet the IF Advisors here

THE AUDIENCE

As one of the west coast’s most valuable showcase and networking opportunities, the Infinity Festival audience is comprised of the following:

 
  • 31%

    C-SUITE

  • 29%

    CREATIVES

  • 20%

    TECH

  • 10%

    AGENCIES

  • 7%

    STUDENTS

  • 3%

    RESEARCH

Vicki Dobbs Beck - Executive in Charge, ILMxLAB

Vicki Dobbs Beck - Executive in Charge, ILMxLAB

 

 

OUR MODERATORS

 

Judith Regan

LEAD MODERATOR

Regan arts

John Canning

Digital Domain

PGA

 
 
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Buzz Hays

Google Cloud

Advanced Imaging Society

Anshel Sag

Moor Insights & Strategy

Lori H. Schwartz

Storytech
INFINITY FESTIVAL
GOVERNOR - TELEVISION ACADEMY

 

2019 SPEAKERS

Speakers for 2019 will be announced soon!

Past Speakers Include


 
 
 

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 VENUES

 

GOYA STUDIOS

DREAM HOTEL

 

 

CONFERENCE TRACKS

Professional attendees of Infinity Festival have a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in half-day learning opportunities programmed around specific technologies to learn the latest on how content is being Created, Marketed and Distributed with the newest technologies. Get the inside look with “IF Insights” into industry research on the latest trends and consumer insights.

WHAT IF

 
 
 
 

BLOCKCHAIN

 

REVENUE, PROMOTIONS AND MARKETING ON THE BLOCKCHAIN

 
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JOIN US!

On November 9th, 2019, the most influential leaders from the Media, Entertainment & Blockchain industries will gather at the Infinity Festival to discuss the impact of Blockchain technology on Hollywood. Hollywood On The Blockchain is introducing new revenue models, innovative promotional and marketing tactics and illustrates how blockchain technology will lead the technical transition throughout the industry, showcasing Blockchain platforms and executions.

Speakers to be announced

WHO WE ARE

Infinity Festival brings together those at the forefront of one of the most revolutionary changes to the internet since it's invention. Hollywood On The Blockchain shares tales from the front lines so attendees can learn about the challenges, the opportunities and best practices. The IF leadership and community is demystifying the Blockchain so attendees can learn about the important business opportunities being enabled by this technology.

FEATURES

The launch of the Infinity Festival introduced the world’s first  “Digital Swag Bag” powered by Blockchain technology through the “IF Exchange” and GFT™ Authentic Digital Collectibles™.  The “Digital Swag Bag” contained location-based and air dropped GFT™Authentic Digital Collectibles™, offers from various event partners, including Sony Electronics, local businesses, as well as one of a kind collectibles from the events’ artistic participants.
 

 
 

NETWORKING

 
 
 

INFINITY FESTIVAL is one of the most exclusive networking opportunities on the west coast. Professional and Festival pass holders are invited to meet the leading executives and decision makers from Hollywood and Silicon Valley at the VIP “Countdown Kick-Off” Reception at United Talent Agency, in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association, producers of CES in Las Vegas, the world’s leading consumer technology trade show for 51 years! 

Other exclusive networking opportunities include a VIP engagement at the Dream Hotel rooftop and other evening mixers and culture crawls. Daytime breakfast, lunch and other networking opportunities are the perfect opportunity to spend time with Infinity Festival speakers, sponsors and exclusive attendees.

Stay tuned for additional networking party announcements to be posted here!

 

 

IF STUDENT LAB™

 
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The IF Student Lab™ is an incredible opportunity for young professionals to advance their careers in media and entertainment. Students will have multiple opportunities to network with leading professionals in their fields. They can interview for work through the IF Job Fair, or have the opportunity to present their work on stage through multiple IF Student Showcase opportunities.

NETWORK

Join the pros at United Talent Agency for the IF 2019 “Countdown Kick-Off” Reception, in partnership with CTA, producers of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas! This incredible event is the perfect atmosphere for up-and-coming professionals to rub shoulders with leading agents and industry professionals at a 5-star, invite-only reception to celebrate the launch of Infinity Festival 2019!

STUDENT SHOWCASE

Throughout Infinity Festival, student work will be showcased in many formats: from immersive experience opportunities on the exhibition floor, to on-screen presentations of new works. Join the leadership of the IF Student Committee where current student content and discussions will be presented live on stage.

Showcase opportunities will be available for students that submit their work for IF Monolith Awards™ categories. Enter today

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Infinity Festival is happy to welcome students at no charge while seats last. Please sign up with your .edu email here and you will be put on a first-come, first-served RSVP list. Students will be notified on September 30 to confirm their tickets. Don’t miss out!

 

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 JOB FAIR

 

Looking for work in Hollywood or Silicon Valley?

Are you looking for a job with the leading Hollywood studios and Silicon Valley tech companies? Do you want to meet with the leading west coast recruiters? 

At the IF Job Fair, you will have the opportunity to meet with HR Managers that will be on site to discuss your fit with their open positions.

Spots are limited, so sign up for the IF Job Fair today to take the exciting next step of your career!

Looking to Hire?

Are you a studio or company that wants to meet with the leading candidates in content and technology? Sign up here to claim one of the remaining spots at the IF Job Fair!

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 SCREENINGS

 

Infinity Festival is proud to showcase the hottest Hollywood Blockbuster screenings, using the latest audio and video technologies available, including: Laser Projection, Immersive Audio, 3D, 4K, HDR, Game Engine and more! Stay tuned for exciting announcements for this year’s festival!

 
 

PAST SCREENINGS INCLUDE

 

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+ What is IF?

Infinity Festival celebrates “STORY ADVANCED BY TECHNOLOGY.”

You know how there are seemingly infinite new technologies coming out of Silicon Valley? And you know how Hollywood is the world leader in storytelling? Have you ever wondered why there hasn’t been a gathering on the west coast for these incredibly influential industries to come together to discuss the Creation, Marketing and Distribution of content with these technologies?

Well, now you don’t have to!

INFINITY FESTIVAL is the world’s premiere gathering on the west coast that is bringing dynamic context for the leading innovators and storytellers of Silicon Valley and Hollywood. “The Evolution of Imagination™” continues this November 7 – 9, 2019 at Goya Studios in Hollywood. This exclusive event has very limited seating. Get your tickets today!

+ What happens at IF?

Infinity Festival will host keynotes, panels, presentations, showcases, demonstrations and screenings of exclusive content being created by and for the latest tech. Whether you’re looking for the latest trends and professional education from industry leaders, or you just want to experience the latest tech and do some high-end networking, you’ll find it at IF!

+ What types of technologies will be showcased at IF?

Infinity Festival will address the latest in: AI, 5G, Autonomous Vehicles, Blockchain, Vertical Video, Gaming, VR, AR, TV, OTT, MVPD, Film, Immersive Audio, Animation, Music and more with the leading talent from these massive industries!

+ Can I just show up on the day of the event?

All seats will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. To guarantee your seat, please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to any event or screening. All tickets must be purchased online. Any seats remaining 15 minutes prior to an event or screening will be released to ticket holders on location.

+ Does each attendee need a ticket?

Yes. You will need to show an e-ticket or a pass to enter our venues.

+ Does the name on the ticket have to match whom attends?

For security reasons, the name on the ticket will need to match the name of the person attending.

+ What should I bring to IF?

To take full advantage of all festival experiences, we recommend that you bring your smartphone so you can utilize the IF Exchange festival app! The only other recommendation we have is to bring plenty of business cards!

+ Will there be food?

Pro Pass and Festival Pass holders will receive complimentary, delicious breakfast and lunches, as well as coffee throughout each day. Exhibition-only pass holders will have cash options for food and refreshments.

+ What are my transportation and parking options?

Parking will not be provided. For fast and efficient transportation, we highly recommend using rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft. Since Hollywood is one of the most walkable cities in California, once you are dropped off, you will enjoy walking to festival venues, restaurants and local shopping!

+ Where is IF taking place?

IF will take place at Goya Studios in Hollywood and the Dream Hotel. Additional venue information is available here.

+ How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact us here.

 

THANKS TO OUR AMAZING SPONSORS!

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

 
 

PRODUCER SPONSORS

 
 

PRESENTING ADVERTISING PARTNER

 
 

PRESENTING MEDIA PARTNER

 
 

 MEDIA SPONSORS

 
 

IF HEADQUARTERS