FOCUS ON: Blockchain

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Manuel Badel - senior consultant, speaker and certified Blockchain Professional - from Badel Media in Canada will present 'A brief story of a 'Blockchained' future for content creation and distribution'.

By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet. Originally devised for the digital currency, Bitcoin, now the creative industries are finding other potential uses for the technology.

How could blockchain technologies impact the film and television sectors? This event will present the role that blockchain can play in IP protection, DRM, collaboration, financing, monetization and distribution whilst illustrating through a series of case studies what the “Internet of value” means.

This talk will be followed by a presentation and a discussion about the Canadian film and television landscape, and the potential to collaborate and co-produce with Canadian creators.

SCHEDULE

12:00-13:00 - NETWORKING LUNCH

13:00-14:00 - TALK

14:00-14:30 - AUDIENCE Q&A


SPEAKER:

MANUEL BADEL

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Since 2014, Manuel Badel has worked with a variety of organizations on the design, financing and marketing of digital media projects. His deep industry knowledge is complemented by a broad professional network in North America and Europe. Manuel Badel previously served as Senior Advisor and Manager at Telefilm Canada, both for production funding, including as Deputy Director for the Canada Media Fund, and for supporting industry initiatives and festivals in film, television and digital media.

HOSTS:

TRC

TRC have delivered high-end training for individuals and businesses working within the broadcast and digital sectors for over 20 years. Through TRC training, careers have been transformed, new start-ups established, international business secured, skill shortages tackled, business strategies reframed and invaluable networks formed.