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MXIS

MediaXchange Infinite Storytelling

International Virtual Production Summit

A new era of creative development and real-time production

October 25th – november 4th 2021

2021 has been the dawning of a paradigm shift that will transform creative development, content production, and storytelling. Real-Time Filmmaking, Games and TV are drawing closer together – reducing budgets, increasing flexibility, and bringing the potential of wider creative collaboration around the world. Understanding the influence of new content development and production workflows, allows for more interactive and immersive elements in storytelling.

Join MediaXchange’s first international Virtual Production Summit, which will be held virtually end of October 2021. Moderated by industry veteran Joerg Bachmaier we explore how to enhance your storytelling where games, digital entertainment, and traditional TV drama intersect and listen to those at the forefront of this new wave of change.

MXIS

MediaXchange Infinite Storytelling

Exploring a story in three dimensions versus constrained by a camera frame is something that has only been accessible to sculptors. Digital sculpting creates a spatial awareness and a more explorative means of storytelling.”
Ron Martin, Creative & Technical Director, Media & Entertainment – Unity Technologies

Our Speakers

October 25th – November 4th, 2021

  • October 25th, 27th and  29th
  • November 2nd, 3rd and 4th
  • 2 Sessions per Day: 16:00 – 17:00 BST and 17:30 – 18:30 BST (see FULL SCHEDULE)

Click HERE for Speaker Bios

Our second edition of MXIS brings together, in a series of ten online sessions, an extraordinary line-up of experienced and award-winning writers, directors, producers, gaming and virtual production experts.

 

Charlie Woebcken

CEO, Studio Babelsberg, Germany

BEN GROSSMANN

CO-FOUNDER & CEO, MAGNOPUS, USA

JOERG BACHMAIER

Summit Moderator & Executive Producer, USA

ERIK WOLFF

CEO, HALOSTAGE, GERMANY

RON MARTIN (keynote speaker – usa)

CREATIVE & tECHNICAL DIRECTOR, MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT – UNITY TECHNOLOGIES

“real-time filmaking with unity: “the jungle book”, “ready player one”, “blade runner 2049″ & more”

PATRICK NEBOUT

CoO, DRAMACORP, SWEDEN

“THE 100-YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED”,
SWEDEN’S most successful film ever at box-office; “thicker water”; 
“midnight sun”; “Cryptid”; “agent hamilton”

louis de castro

CEO – MADO XR

QUENTIN DE FOUGEROUX

DIRECTOR INNOVATION – MADO XR (FRANCE)

 

 

SIMON GREEN

CEO – GREEN ROCK, UK

NETFLIX “MYTHS AND MONSTERS”

“GREEN ROCK CLOSES UK SOHO OFFICE TO GO FULLY VIRTUAL”

BROOKE BRETON

OWNER – BRETON PRODUCTIONS AND GOVERNOR OF THE VISUAL EFFECTS BRANCH FOR THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES “AVATAR”, “MASTER AND COMMANDER”, “SOLARIS”, “SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW”, “START TREK IV, V AND VI” AS WELL AS “DESPICABLE ME” THEME PARK ATTRACTION “MINION MAYHEM”, USA

CHEO HODARI COKER

Showrunner and Executive Producer  

“Luke Cage” at Marvel/Netflix, USA

Creator/Producer/Director/Showrunner, Fighting 99th Entertainment at Amazon StudioS

KIM MOSES 

FOUNDER, EXEC PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR – SANDER/MOSES PRODUCTIONS, USA

“gONE”, “ghOST WHISPERER”, “RECKLESS”; 700+ HOURS Of DRAMATIC PRIME-TIME TV 

CHRISTIAN FABER

Creative Director AND FOUNDER – RIG21, DENMARK

“CREATING A VIRTUAL PRODUCTION HUB IN DENMARK; SUSTAINABLE STORYTELLING WITH GLOBAL GOALS” FROM LEGO’S “STAR WARS AND BIONICLE” TO “REBEL NATURE”

J moses 

executive producer, optIn studios, usa; “gg – goodgame” for the cw

director take-two interactive (“GTA – grand theft auto”) 

GIACOMO TALAMINI 

CEO – HIVE DIVISION, ITALY

“lA FIAMMA”, “bATTLEFIELD 1 AND RAINBOZ SIX REAL LFIFE”, “MGS: PHILANTHROPY” “gUERRILLA FILMMAKING THROUGH VIRTUAL PRODUCTION”

micah brooke 

cco and co-founder – octopie network, usa 

PETER CANNING 

MANAGING DIRECTOR – HIGH RES, IRELAND

EMMY AWARD-WINNING LIGHTING DESIGNER & TECHNICAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR

isaac krauss

ceo – octopie network, usa

“creating a virtual production studio in ny/la and building an innovative, real-time animation pipeline in partnership with the russo brothers and unity”

“magic the gathering”, “paranormal action squad”, “wildlife”, “celebrity animal encounters”, “explosion jones”, “paranormal action squad”, and “the reboots”

JAMES COOTE

cINEMATOGRAPHER – MADO XR, FRANCE 

Our Topics

“THE FUTURE OF STORYTELLING, VIRTUAL PRODUCTION, AND IMMERSIVE MEDIA”

During our 6-day summit (11 sessions) we will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Virtual Production & Interactive Entertainment
  2. Real-Time Filmmaking (Keynote)
  3. Indie Studio Tour & International Case Studies
  4. How to build an affordable Indie Virtual Production studio
  5. Virtual Production as a viable option for everyone?
  6. Why Gaming Franchises are finally taking off in Film/TV
  7. New opportunities and innovative workflows for Animation
  8. Virtual Development, Pitching and Online Writers’ Rooms
  9. Studio Babelsberg’s workflow (live from the studio)
  10. Closing Production Offices to go fully virtual?
  11. The Intersection of Gaming & Traditional Film/TV Drama

 

information & registration

Who is this for?

Independent TV and film creatives, innovative content creators, and executives interested in expanding their knowledge about the cost efficiencies and storytelling potential of virtual production and new content development initiatives.

Dates:

October 25th, 27th and 29th and November 2nd, 3rd and 4th

Time:

2 Sessions per Day: 16:00 – 17:00 BST and 17:30 – 18:30 BST (see FULL SCHEDULE)

Venue:

Zoom Webinar

Fee: 

EARLY BIRD £300 + VAT (if applicable), valid until October 7th

STANDARD £375 + VAT (if applicable)

 

Click here for Terms & Conditions

For any queries and special group discounts, please contact omar@mediaxchange.com

About MXIS

‘MediaXchange Infinite Storytelling (MXIS)’ is our new gaming and immersive tech accelerator dedicated to highlighting new trends in content creation and storytelling for Digital Media, Gaming, and Immersive Tech.

Our first initiative (December 2020) was a bespoke and exclusive collaboration with the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), and brought together, in a series of online sessions, an extraordinary line-up of experienced and award-winning writers, directors and producers.

Testimonials

“Thank you very much for the opportunity to take part in the Lab

I loved the atmosphere, I enjoyed the programme and I valued the possibility to meet real experts in TV drama

And it was fun, as well! I would have liked to stay the whole week”

Jan Maxa

Director, Content Development, Czech TV

“Thank you for organising such an inspiring week! It was a pleasure to be part of it and have the opportunity to soak up those amazing speakers’ words of wisdom

I feel creatively refuelled and pleasingly full of custard creams”

Laura Neal

Writer, UK
Advanced Writing for Television Drama

“I really enjoyed it. I’d love to stay involved with it. It’s such a fantastic scheme”

Sally Abbott

Writer, UK
Advanced Writing in Television

“Thank you so much for having me at NEM, it was a great event and I look forward to being part of future MediaXchange events”

Lars Lundström

Writer/ Creator “Real Humans”, Sweden

“The week in Los Angeles was work and fun at the same time, it was also amazing and inspiring

Katrina and the team of MediaXchange made it a flawless and smooth experience and the schedule was so meticulously planned that I could focus on the one thing I came to Los Angeles for – to pitch my project

Highly recommended for anyone who still dares to dream big”

Christian Limmer

Writer, Germany
Connect to Hollywood

“I’ve left Los Angeles overwhelmed by the outcome of the week and deeply motivated to push my project to the next level”

Tillmann Roth

Germany
Connect to Hollywood