Mouse's production topper to open May 2 tech confab
Sean Bailey, prexy of motion picture production at Walt Disney Studios, will be the opening keynote speaker for Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit, set for May 2 at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey.The confab is designed to examine how new technologies are affecting all aspects of the entertainment biz. Bailey oversees all feature development and production for the Mouse House. Before joining Disney in January 2010, Bailey was a producer who helped shepherd such notable pics as Disney’s “Tron: Legacy” and “Gone Baby Gone.” Earlier in his career, Bailey was a partner with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in the pioneering interactive entertainment shingle LivePlanet. The Entertainment and Technology Summit is co-produced with Digital Hollywood.