Actions and Detail Panel
Digital Futures: Film and Media and the EU Digital Single Market
Mon 24 April 2017, 09:00 – 14:45 BST
Part of the Sadler Seminar series "Remapping World Cinema for the Digital Age"
Seminar organised by Dr Vlad Strukov
Film and media companies carry a double burden. On the one hand, they are under pressure from large corporations such as Google and Apple that impose a mandatory use of digital standards and consume advertising revenue. On the other, current EU proposals suggest that individuals and businesses should be able to exercise online activities under conditions of fair competition, irrespective of their nationality or place of residence. This workshop brings together industry experts, representatives of intergovernmental organisations, curators of cultural institutions and university experts to discuss future developments in film and media industries in the digital era.
Contributions will include presentations by:
Matthijs Berman (Principal adviser, OSCE Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media)
Gareth Cross (Head of Distribution and Analytics, the Daily Telegraph)
Christopher Holliday (film researcher at King’s College London)
Col Needham (the Founder and CEO of IMDb)
Dina Iordanova (Professor of Film Studies at the University of St, Andrews)
Alexander King (Programme Director of the Leeds International Film Festival).
Generously funded by the Leeds Humanities Research Institute and the AHRC Open World Research Initiative project "Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community"
For more information contact Inés Soria-Turner, Research & Project Officer: email@example.com