News Feed Item
PromaxBDA Adds Award-Winning Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez as Keynote Speaker For 2014 Conference In New York
|By PR Newswire
|April 17, 2014 08:05 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PromaxBDA, the leading global association for promotion, marketing and design professionals in the entertainment industry, today announced Robert Rodriguez will join Tom Freston and Shane Smith as a Keynote speaker at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2014, June 10-12 at the New York Hilton Midtown. The annual event is the one and only place marketing, promotion and design executives in the entertainment industry gather as a global community to share ideas, discover cutting-edge marketing techniques and be inspired by the brightest luminaries in the industry.
Robert Rodriguez, award-winning film director, screenwriter and producer, is best known for his movies "Desperado" and "From Dusk Till Dawn." He is also the Founder and Chairman of El Rey Network, the new genre-busting English-language cable network. He has been a trailblazer for not only the entertainment industry, but also for aspiring video content creators. In 2000, Rodriguez founded Troublemaker Studios, an Austin, Texas-based production facility of which includes a world-renowned visual effects house, music and publishing arms and was recently homebase for El Rey Network's first original scripted production, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series," which currently airs Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT. In 2010, he launched Quick Draw Productions, a development, production and financing company producing his own media projects across film, television, gaming and interactive platforms.
"Telling stories in a unique and compelling way has always been my goal," said Rodriguez. "Part of my process is connecting with wide audiences using unconventional and innovative methods. It's an exciting time for artists to utilize technology to share their stories and something I'm looking forward to speaking about at the event."
El Rey Network (www.elreynetwork.com) is a general entertainment cable channel targeting men 18-49 with a focus on millennials (18-34) and is inclusive of America's growing Latino community. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites the most culturally diverse generation in history though fearless and original content that awakens the renegade in everyone. El Rey Network already greenlit a sophomore season of "From Dusk Till Dawn: the Series" and is currently in production on its second original scripted drama, "Matador," premiering in July.
"Robert is well known in the entertainment industry as an innovator," said Jill Lindeman, Senior Vice President PromaxBDA. "His ability to constantly reinvent his work while remaining relevant across multiple cultures and platforms is unprecedented. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to learn about what drives Robert's incredible insight, creativity and vision."
The Conference features speakers, breakout sessions, creative presentations, panels and workshops for every career stage in the marketing, promotion and design industry. On closing night of The Conference on June 12, The 2014 PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design Awards will recognize creativity and excellence in media marketing. The awards ceremony will celebrate the most compelling and innovative work from around the globe.
For more information or to attend, please visit promaxbda.org, and for PromaxBDA: The Conference 2014 updates, speaker information and promotions, follow PromaxBDA on Twitter @PromaxBDA and Facebook at facebook.com/PromaxBDA.
PromaxBDA is a member association representing more than 10,000 companies and individuals from major media organizations, marketing agencies, research companies, strategic and creative vendors and technology providers around the globe. The goal of PromaxBDA Association is to lead the global community of those passionately engaged in the marketing of television and video content on all platforms, inspiring creativity, driving innovation and honoring excellence. With companies and individuals drawn from more than 70 countries, PromaxBDA is a truly international organization uniting the individuals who will pioneer tomorrow's electronic and broadcast media.
Sally Katovsich, PromaxBDA, 310.789.1524, [email protected]
Alex Jessup, Ogilvy Public Relations, 310.280.2451, [email protected]
Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/75929
Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140403/LA97394LOGO-b
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage.
Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
Aug. 23, 2016 09:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,623
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Aug. 23, 2016 09:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,934
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things.
And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
Aug. 23, 2016 09:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,742
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
Aug. 23, 2016 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 3,725
To leverage Continuous Delivery, enterprises must consider impacts that span functional silos, as well as applications that touch older, slower moving components. Managing the many dependencies can cause slowdowns. See how to achieve continuous delivery in the enterprise.
Aug. 23, 2016 08:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,376
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Aug. 23, 2016 08:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,614
Kubernetes, Docker and containers are changing the world, and how companies are deploying their software and running their infrastructure. With the shift in how applications are built and deployed, new challenges must be solved.
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, will discuss the implications of containerized applications/infrastructures and their impact on the enterprise. In a real world example based on Kubernetes, he will show how to ...
Aug. 23, 2016 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,223
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location.
With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
Aug. 23, 2016 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,779
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
Aug. 23, 2016 06:30 PM EDT Reads: 261
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Aug. 23, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,872
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications.
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability.
Aug. 23, 2016 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,756
Enterprises have forever faced challenges surrounding the sharing of their intellectual property. Emerging cloud adoption has made it more compelling for enterprises to digitize their content, making them available over a wide variety of devices across the Internet.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Santosh Ahuja, Director of Architecture at Impiger Technologies, will introduce various mechanisms provided by cloud service providers today to manage and share digital content in a secure manner....
Aug. 23, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 341
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
Aug. 23, 2016 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,474
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...
Aug. 23, 2016 03:30 PM EDT Reads: 343
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
Aug. 23, 2016 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 343