24th May 2017
09.30 - 16.30
Seminars Start:
10.00

195 Piccadilly
(home of BAFTA)
London
W1J 9LN

Insightful, inspiring and stimulating seminars from leading visual content controllers

10.00 - 10.30

The Reality of Virtual Reality

We hosted a seminar on Virtual Reality at footageMarketplace '16 and, as our speakers predicted, this new technology has enjoyed a massive boom. Now, many major footage libraries include VR content. So how is it being used, what new developments are coming, and where are the new horizons?
Rory Byrne
Client Director VR/AR & AI
Rory has worked in the advertising industry for 7 years. Working across traditional production and post production for above the line advertising TVC's & TV Broadcast. He has spent the last three years at Happy Finish helping to develop brand strategy across the interactive sector with a focus on Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality & Artificial Intelligence.

Roy Bryne
Happy Finish
+44 (0)207 729 8508
rory.byrne@happyfinish.com
www.happyfinish.com

11.15 - 12.00

What Does it Take to be Successful at Footage Research?

Our expert panel reveals a blueprint for footage-sourcing success. Composed of a world-renowned researchers, their collective perspective will deliver real insights and practical solutions to successful footage research.
Sue Malden - Chair
FOCAL International
Sue, Independent Media Archive Consultant is currently Chair of FOCAL International a leading body in audio visual archive business. Formerly senior manager BBC Information & Archives with wide ranging managerial experience: operational line management; policy development; archive selection; research. She is secretary of the British Entertainment History project (screen and arts industry) plus Chair of MACE(Media Archive of Central England).

FOCAL International
020 3178 3535
info@focalint.org
Jody Winterbottom
The Director Studio
MD of the award winning creative research company The Director Studio. Working extensively with ad agencies and commercial production companies worldwide and specialising in sourcing and clearing content for commercials. The company also works on agency mood films, directors’ treatments and story and casting research - finding real people and real stories for ads and branded content. Started career with Getty Images working his way up to Head of Central European Sales for Creative Stills before running Framepool’s office in the UK for almost 5 years.

Jody Winterbottom
The Director Studio
+44 (0)7904 218 501
jody@thedirectorstudio.tv
www.thedirectorstudio.tv
Belinda Harris
All Rights Clearance Ltd
Belinda has covered pretty much every aspect of the archive research and clearance. Starting with researching and clearing stills, footage and image rights for advertising then moving on to the BBC where she worked across features, entertainment and youth programmes as well as news and current affairs. She managed all the archive output of Shine for 4 years as Head of Archive. Belinda is currently Director of All Rights Clearance Ltd and co-owner of Viral Video UK a UGC management company.

All Rights Clearance Ltd
0208 293 1130
belinda@allrightsclearance.co.uk
www.allrightsclearance.co.uk
Elizabeth Klinck
Klinck Research
Elizabeth Klinck has worked as producer, researcher and clearance specialist on North American and European documentary films that have garnered Emmy, FOCAL, Peabody and Oscar awards. She has led research and rights clearance workshops at universities, festivals and international conferences.  Elizabeth is on the Executive Committee for FOCAL International in the UK and is the founding chairperson of the Visual Researcher’s Society of Canada.

Klinck   Research
705 445 9962 elizabeth@elizabethklinck.com
@eklinck
www.elizabethklinck.com  

14.45 - 15.30

Artificial Intelligence: Microsoft Reveals its Plans for the Future

The advance of artificial intelligence is rapid, enhancing and changing the way we work in the world of visual content. AI has a vision of your world - hold in your grasp the opportunities it offers and be ready for tomorrow today.
Bunmi Durowoju
Microsoft
As Snr Business Development Manager in Microsoft's Office and Artificial Intelligence (OAI) organization Bunmi covers strategic partnerships in emerging markets and Affordable Access Initiative projects (AAI).

Previously Bunmi managed a UK/US Media Licensing team covering EMEA. Her team licensed media content from industry giants such as AP, Reuters, Sony and Getty on behalf of Microsoft.

She has a BSC in Law and Psychology, a MSc in the Management of Intellectual Property and is a qualified Lawyer specializing in Intellectual Property.

Bunmi Durowoju
Snr, Business Development Manager and Artificial Intelligence
Microsoft
+44 203 425 1357
+44 (0)7580983924
bunmid@microsoft.com