RightsTech in La La Land

The RightsTech Project is heading to La La Land February 1 and 2. Not the movie, the Marina, as in the Marriott Marina Del Rey in Los Angeles, where we’ll be hosting a two-day conference track as part of Digital Entertainment World.

Recognized by Hollywood insiders, digital influencers and industry leaders throughout the world as a “must-attend” event, now in its 4th year Digital Entertainment World (DEW) is where you want to be if you are in the business of creating or monetizing digital entertainment content.

As with the RightsTech Summit last year, RightsTech @ DEW will feature speakers from across multiple media verticals, including music, film and television, and video games. Topics include:

  • Inside the Black Box: Solving the Music Industry’s Data Problem
  • Making Blockchain Pay: Remittances, Micro-payments and Cryptocurrencies
  • Does Hollywood Need a Blockchain?
  • Rights I/O: Mapping Rights-In to Rights-Out
  • The Future of Music Royalties
  • Remix This: Derivative works and User Generated Content

Speakers include:

Bill Colitre, Music Reports
Russ Crupnick, Music Watch
Jonathan Azu, Red Light Management
George Howard, Open Music Inititative/Berklee College of Music
John Frankenheimer, Loeb & Loeb
Danny Anders, ClearTracks
Ivica Simatovic, Gamecredits
Ken Umezaki, dotBlockchain Music Project
Bryce Weiner, Tao Network
Zach LeBeau, SingularDTV
Jason Kassin, FilmTrack
Bryan Walley, Exactuals
Joel Jordan, SynchTank
Jeff Ponchik, Repost Nation
GregDi Benedetto, Music Aficionado
Fred Goldring, Music Aficionado
Lee Greer, National Performance Rights Exchange (NPREX)
Neeta Ragoowansi, NPREX
Erik Steigen, USA Media Rights
Tomas Likar, Hyperwallet Systems
Ralph Simon, Mobilium Global
Rian Bosak, Fullscreen
Joe Moschella, Jukin Media
Kuni Takahashi, Rumblefish
Stephen White, Dubset Media
Tamany Bentz, Venable LLP

The two days will also feature special presentations from technology developers and leading industry analysts.

Several rights-tech entrepreneurs are also among the finalists in the DEW Startup competition, with the winner to be awarded at the event.

The full agenda for the RightsTech track at DEW can be found here. Information on how to register for DEW can be found here.


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