Beverly Hills conference set for Dec. 1
Beverly Hills is getting its own 3-D conference.Former Hollywood Reporter topper Bob Dowling is organizing 3D Entertainment Summit, a conference exploring business strategies for the emerging digital 3-D market. Confab is skedded for Dec. 1-2 at the BevHilton. DreamWorks Animation topper Jeffrey Katzenberg will introduce the event and kick it off with opening comments to attendees. Conference will have three tracks: Technology, Content Production / Post Production and Playback and Distribution. Sessions will address feature films, vidgames and 3-D homevideo, which is expected to roll out this holiday season. Companies sponsoring the event will get the opportunity to present their products to attendees. The scheduling of the event, close on the heels of November’s 3DX conference and film fest in Singapore but before the wave of 3-D tentpoles skedded for 2009, suggests growing demand in the industry for information about 3-D. The 3D Entertainment Summit is the lead project of Dowling’s new information and consulting firm, the Bob Dowling Group.