This generation has truly defined itself as the “Youtube Generation”. Youtube and online-video making has flourished within these past few years – uniting common interests and people from all over the world! The countdown is almost coming to a close and the day fans, creators, and industry professionals have all been waiting for is soon approaching. The highly-acclaimed and renown Vidcon 2014 event is making its way to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on June 26 – 28, 2014. This being the fifth year of the phenomenal event, Vidcon 2014 has rounded up more than a whopping 18,000 attendees. Each year Vidcon continues to attract the attention of fans, creators and industry professionals worldwide. Vidcon 2014 is back and bigger than ever with special and incredibly thrilling events such as Q&As, signings, performances, outdoor concerts, an expo hall, and dance parties for fans along with panel sessions, roundtable discussions and networking occasions for creators and industry professionals.
Adding onto this year’s excitement, the prestigious and spectacular Vidcon 2014 will be having the one and only DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki, and Maker Studios CEO Ynon Kreiz to appear at the event.
According to the press release, “Entertainment industry titan and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will open VidCon 2014 with a candid and exclusive conversation about the entertainment business and the future of online video. Katzenberg will discuss his perspectives on the impact and importance of online video on the entertainment industry, as well as the recent acquisition by DreamWorks of AwesomenessTV. YouTube personality and VidCon co-creator Hank Green will moderate the conversation.
Newly appointed YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki will make her first VidCon appearance to give the Industry Day keynote. She will offer YouTube creators an exclusive look at new initiatives and products that will help them create better videos, expand and engage their audiences, and build their brands.
Also featured will be a conversation with Maker Studios CEO Ynon Kreiz about building the largest provider of online video content for Millennials and the future of branded content. Kreiz will discuss how Disney and Maker will work together moving forward. Variety Editor-In-Chief for digital Andrew Wallenstein will moderate the session.”
Vidcon 2014 industry panels are revitalizing the online video world and continues to emphasize the immense impact online video-making has on the entertainment industry. Furthermore, according to the press release, Vidcon 2014 panels will include “The future of online video and how the entertainment industry will be impacted by the ever-changing digital landscape.
Diversity on YouTube and reaching different demographics with online videos.
Working with multichannel networks.
The development and marketing of branded content.
Monetizing online content and revenue beyond advertising in the era of content creation and digital distribution.
Working with the next generation of talent.
Copyrights and online video.”
Vidcon has established itself as a distinguished and eminent event and June 26 – 28, 2014 will make online-video history. This three-day convention will be the talk of the world until next year’s magnificent Vidcon event. Vidcon is sponsored by YouTube, Kia, HLN, AwesomenessTV, Fullscreen, Friskies, Collective Digital Studio, Maker Studios, Endemol Beyond USA, Dolby, Best Buy, Canon, Samsung, HGTV, Defy Media and many others. Vidcon 2014 was created in 2010 by Hank and John Green.
For more information on Vidcon 2014, visit: http://www.vidcon.com
Source: Press Release