Inaugural Event at Paramount Studios to Feature Leaders in Virtual and Augmented Reality From Warner Brothers, Sony, Facebook, Magic Leap and More
LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – April 05, 2017) – Digital Media Wire, Paramount Pictures and venture capital investor, Sunny Dhillon, today announced the agenda and speakers for the inaugural VRTL Summit, an invite-only thought leadership summit focused on virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) in entertainment and gaming. The event, slated for April 26 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, will bring together VR/AR executives from Hollywood studios, alongside Silicon Valley founders and investors.
“We felt that the VR/AR industries were saturated with introductory level events,” said Ned Sherman, Counsel and Director at Manatt Digital and Founder of Digital Media Wire. “As the industry has evolved, our objective with VRTL Summit is to create a high-level, invite-only event with expert speakers and discussions geared toward those that are knowledgeable in the space,” added Sunny Dhillon, Partner at Signia Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital fund.
VRTL Summit speakers include:
Topics include raising capital and the technical challenges associated with content creation. The event will feature a series of roundtable discussions and keynotes, followed by audience member Q&As. Sessions include “Challenges and Opportunities Ahead for VR/AR Companies,” “What Are Hollywood Studios Doing to Embrace VR/AR?” and “What Are Silicon Valley Investors Investing in?”
Other event highlights include VR/AR exhibitors and live demos, as well as networking opportunities and cocktail reception.
Support for the 2017 VRTL Summit is provided by Paramount Pictures, Technicolor, Intel, Latham & Watkins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Silicon Valley Bank, Nokia OZO, Jefferies, Moveo, Vrvana, UploadVR, Realities Centre, SAG-AFTRA, VR/AR Association, Westside Digital Mix, Virtual Reality Reporter, CelebrityAccess and JSA Strategies.
VRTL was founded by Ned Sherman and Sunny Dhillon. Sherman, Dhillon and Tom Hayes, SVP/Head of New Media, Paramount Pictures are event co-chairs for the April 26 summit. To learn more, visit www.vrtlsummit.com. For information on limited sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Tinzar Sherman at Digital Media Wire.
About VRTL Summit
VRTL Summit is designed to bring together investors and executives defining the future of virtual and augmented reality for entertainment and games. The 1-day event in Los Angeles includes a series of roundtable discussions and keynotes geared towards conversation at a deep level of expertise, as well as live demos, networking opportunities and cocktail reception. Visit www.vrtlsummit.com for more information.