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Web Series Summer Camp Workshop Schedule

August 30, 2010

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF WORKSHOPS
    10:00 AM: Welcome by WGAE Executive Director Lowell Peterson
    10:30 AM: Demystifying Branded Content
    Speaker: Wilson Cleveland – senior vice president and principal of media and content development of CJP Digital
    10:30 AM: Legal Basics and Intellectual Property Online
    Speaker: Laverne Berry – entertainment lawyer and president of NY Women in Film and Television
    11:30 AM: Monetization and Promotion
    Speaker: Josh Cohen – co-founder of Tilzy.tv and CIO of Tubefilter
    1:00 PM: Festival Basics
    1:00 PM: Introduction to the International Academy of Web Television
    Speaker: Ned Canty – festival director of New York Television Festival
    1:00 PM: Working with Guild Agreements
    Speaker: Connie Best – AFTRA New Media Specialist
    1:00 PM: Writing Drama and Indie Soaps for Web Series
    Speaker: Martha Byrne – writer/creator of hit web series Gotham
    1:00 PM: Web Video Distribution Basics and Advanced Syndication
    Speaker: Paul Kontonis – vice president, group director, brand content U.S., The Third Act at Digitas
    1:00 PM: Building an Audience With Social Media
    Speaker: Jeremy Redleaf - creator of web series Odd Jobs; winner of the 2010 Streamy Award for “Best New Web Series”
    3:30 PM: Series Development – Platform and Distribution Basics
    Speaker: Kathleen Grace, founder of Next New Networks
    3:30 PM: Show Running for Web Series
    Speaker: Al Thompson, award-winning creator of multiple web series including Johnny B. Homeless and Lennox Avenue
    5:00 PM: Keynote: Creating the Successful Indie Web Series
    Speakers: Tina Cesa Ward and Susan Miller- creators of the award-winning web series Anyone But Me