Story Summit 2018

March 9 – 11, 2018 Banff, Canada
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity


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Story Summit 2018

Story Summit 2018, March 9 – 11th, presented by Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, addresses new approaches to storytelling, innovating with technology and creating sustainable and innovative production and business models of media content. This gathering of North American media, entertainment and content creators brings together the most forward thinking and knowledgeable industry professionals to share their experiences and ideas. Participants will gain the knowledge and understanding to enhance their creativity, transform their businesses, and engage technology to expand and share content on new digital interactive multi-platforms. Story Summit 2018 is a must attend event designed for content creators, filmmakers, content owners, producers, directors, writers, gamers, visual effects artists, distributors, educators and students.  This gathering will encompass keynote speakers, panels, case studies, interactive workshops along with ample time to network and meet current and future colleagues and partners.
Story Summit 2018 brings together creators and technology to further creativity, careers and the future of digital media. This unique two and a half day gathering allows participants a place to connect with  international experts on the cutting edge of digital media, to connect with their peers and further connections, the tools and knowledge to move careers forward – all in the beautiful setting of  Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Immerse yourself in the learning, knowledge and creative inspiration of Story Summit 2018.

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Story Summit, presented by AMPIA and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, in partnership with Alberta Government & Alberta Film, addresses story, technology, and the sustainability of media content.

Topics to be presented and discussed at Story Summit 2018:

  • Conquering Content
  • The Nuts & Bolts of Getting Your Content Made
  • Audience Experience is the Star
  • What is the Value of My Canadian Content
  • Conscious Content & Diversity
  • Non-Scripted: Building & Selling My Project
  • Technology & Future-Proofing Your Project
  • Indigenous Storytelling & Authentic Content

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For Story Summit Questions, please contact Colette Switzer (780) 944-0707 x.3