MovieLabs at HPA Tech Retreat 2023

Posted on February 21, 2023
MovieLabs to Lead Discussion on the 2030 Vision and Host Case Study Presentations from their 2030 Showcase Program

The HPA Tech Retreat is the pre-eminent gathering of industry-leading thinkers and innovation-focused companies engaged in the creation, management, and dissemination of content. Every year, a world-class roster of well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business come together in Palm Springs, California. MovieLabs will once again be heading to Palm Springs this week to present and lead discussions on technology innovations and vision. If you are going, be sure to mark your calendar and set your alarm so you don’t miss any of these sessions.

The MovieLabs 2030 Vision for the evolution of media creation will be the topic of the session ‘MovieLabs 2030 Vision Update Panel’ on Wednesday, February 22 at 1:55pm. MovieLabs’ CTO Jim Helman will be leading a discussion on progress on the MovieLabs 2030 Vision with senior technology leaders from the major studios, cloud services companies and leading creative applications providers who will outline their own progress and implementation journey towards the realization of the 2030 Vision.

Jim will be joined by Annie Chang from Universal Pictures, Shadi Almassizadeh from Walt Disney Studios, Kevin Towes from Adobe, Toby Scales from Google, Mathieu Mazerolle from Foundry and Katrina King from AWS.

Then, on Thursday at 8:45am, Mark Turner, MovieLabs’ Director of Production Technology, will lead a “speed-dating” series of rapid-fire presentations highlighting aspects of the MovieLabs 2030 Vision that are being implemented today in the session ‘MovieLabs 2030 Showcase’. These case studies are currently being highlighted in the MovieLabs 2030 Showcase Program, which recognizes organizations in the media & entertainment industry that are applying emerging cloud and production technologies to actual media workflows as case studies that are aligned with the 2030 Vision Principles. These companies are advancing the industry and reinventing the media creation ecosystem and, in the process, helping realize the MovieLabs 2030 Vision’s goals of enhanced efficiency and interoperability.

Presentations in this session will be from:

In addition to these sessions, MovieLabs will be the topic of several 7:30am breakfast roundtables:

  • On Wednesday, February 22, Jim Helman will lead a discussion on Interoperability and recomposable, automated workflows
  • On Thursday, February 23, Kim Wendt from AWS will lead a discussion on MovieLabs alignment

If you won’t be make it to Palm Springs this week for the HPA Tech Retreat, make sure to read the MovieLabs 2030 Showcase case studies on our website and follow MovieLabs on LinkedIn and Twitter as we continue to publish and highlight applications of the 2030 Vision principles in the industry.

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