Qumra Talks in Partnership with Northwestern University in Qatar gathers leaders from the technology, film, television and online worlds to weigh in on diverse topics. The panel-style talks are geared toward the evolution of technology in digital storytelling and distribution. Accredited Delegates will have the opportunity to attend three talks, taking place 5 to 7 March.
Panellists offer their take on the direction of the digital film distribution value chain and how independent producers can best use emerging platforms to both finance productions and recoup on their investment.
Four-time Emmy Award winner has written for ‘The Simpsons’ for three decades. In this Qumra Talk, Reiss takes the audience through his career, describing lessons learned along the way and demonstrating how all those skills come together in ‘The Simpsons’.
This panel will explore how Al Jazeera conceived and implemented a long term strategic pivot from a traditional media organization to a digital first media brand, including the launch of a digital division, the establishment of a product innovation and development practice and the cultivation of a risk-taking culture.