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TVOT NYC 2014 Keynote Presentation by Sanjay Macwan

[itvt] is pleased to announce " The Future of Media and Content 2020 ," a TVOT NYC 2014 keynote presentation by Sanjay Macwan , CTO of NBCUniversal Media Labs . (Note: TVOT NYC takes place December 9th at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan ). You can find more information on this session below, or by accessing the full TVOT Schedule of Sessions at: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tvot-nyc-2014 Register for TVOT NYC 2014: http://tvotnyc2014.eventbrite.com 10:00-10:25AM
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Radio [itvt]: Adnaan Wasey, Executive Producer of POV Digital, on How the Long-Running PBS Non-Fiction Showcase Is Embracing Interactive Storytelling

Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio POV , PBS's long-running showcase for independent non-fiction films, recently unveiled six new interactive documentary shorts that it bills as "allow[ing] audiences to engage...on a deeper level, using new technologies and new paradigms in storytelling" (note: more information on each of the documentaries can be found here ). Four of the documentaries were created by alumni of POV Hackathon, POV's weekend laboratory...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Storytelling, Synacor, Time Warner Cable, TiVo, Pace, Charter, Turner Sports, PGA, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Vevo, Apple TV, Videolicious, Washington Post

As most of our readers are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2013 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch...

Interview: Theatrics Co-Founders, Tracy Evans and Bob Gebert, on the Company's Newly Launched Interactive Video Storytelling Platform

Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on Blog Talk Radio Last week, Theatrics launched its eponymous interactive video storytelling platform in beta. The platform is billed by the company as "a suite of social video tools that enable creators, brands, studios, and networks to bring their audience directly into a compelling and immersive online video experience" where "you create the story, characters, and vision" and "your audience and fans add their own creativity by...

Interview: VP of Content and Product Solutions, Eric Anderson, on Samsung's Free the TV Challenge III

Earlier this summer (see the article published on itvt.com, July 25th), Samsung launched its third annual " Free the TV Challeng e" connected-TV developer contest. This year's competition--subtitled "Second Screen Storytellers" --sees Samsung collaborating with the New York Television Festival ( NYTVF ) to foster the development of original multiscreen television series. The competition's winner will receive a production budget of $300,000 to create an original short series with accompanying second-screen material.

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[itvt] Presents...TVOT NYC Intensive 2012

East Coast "TV of Tomorrow Show" Event Will Feature Three Tracks, over 100 Expert Speakers and Panelists, Hands-On Workshops, the Return of [itvt]'s Popular Holiday Party, and Much More Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available [itvt] is pleased to announce that our third annual TVOT NYC Intensive will take place Monday, December 10th at 730 Third Avenue in Midtown Manhattan . As its name implies, TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 will pack...

Emmy Nominee Interview: Lisa Hsia on Bravo's "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen"

Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on Blog Talk Radio In this first in a series of interviews that [itvt] has conducted with the nominees for the 2012 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media (see the article published on itvt.com, July 18th), Lisa Hsia , EVP of Bravo Digital Media , discusses Bravo's transmedia project, " Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen ."

StoryCentered: Part 2 of Brian Seth Hurst's Interview with Intel Futurist, Brian David Johnson

[itvt] is pleased to present the latest edition of StoryCentered , our video column from Brian Seth Hurst , CEO of The Opportunity Management Company and former second vice chair of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. StoryCentered focuses on the business, technology and art of interactive storytelling, and highlights new technologies and other industry developments that have the potential to fundamentally change the way we create and interact with stories and narratives--in television...

New Edition of StoryCentered Features Part 2 of Brian Seth Hurst's Interview with Story Architect, Lance Weiler

--Weiler Was Hailed by Wired Magazine as 1 of 25 Who Will "Change the Face of Hollywood"
[itvt] is pleased to present the latest edition of StoryCentered , our video column from Brian Seth Hurst , CEO of The Opportunity Management Company and former second vice chair of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. StoryCentered focuses on the business, technology and art of interactive storytelling, and highlights new technologies and other industry developments that have the potential to fundamentally change the way we create and interact with stories and narratives--in television and beyond.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Virgin Media, Sky Anytime, Wattpad, beActive, Wowza

--Virgin Media Launches Sky Anytime on its VOD Platform and Online Media Player
--Wattpad, beActive Team on Transmedia Project, "Aisling's Diary"
--Wowza Releases New Version of its Wowza Media Server
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. UK cable operator, Virgin Media , has launched BSkyB' s Sky Anytime service on its VOD platform and its online player. "The addition of Sky Anytime on Virgin Media will increase what is already the largest collection of on-demand entertainment in the UK by over a third, to provide over 6,500...

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