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Wednesday, June 6 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Video for a Cultural Mission: The Museum, The Journalist, The VR Creator

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At a time when we know "video is everywhere", what does this mean for those who are exploring, remixing and engaging with video beyond marketing and advertising? How does video interplay with culture, the arts and news? Come hear from three very different speakers on how they are using a form of video to impact and expand our curiosity and understanding of the world; from The Whitney Museum, to an Award Winning VR and Gaming Studio and a journalist who re-imagines audio interviews into playful animations. Produced in Partnership with The Telly Awards.

Speakers
avatar for David Gerlach

David Gerlach

Director of Biography Digital, A&E Networks
David Gerlach recently joined A+E Networks as Senior Director of Biography Digital, continuing the relaunch of this iconic brand. Previously he founded the video and podcast company, Quoted Studios. Along with producing the award-winning Blank on Blank series with PBS, the studio... Read More →
avatar for Sabrina Dridje

Sabrina Dridje

Managing Director, The Telly Awards
Sabrina is the Managing Director of The Telly Awards, the leading award honoring excellence in video and television across all screens. In this role, Sabrina is leading efforts to build upon the 39 year legacy of the award by revitalizing new partnerships and industry relationships... Read More →
avatar for Sofie Andersen

Sofie Andersen

Director of Digital Media, Whitney Museum
Sofie Andersen leads interdisciplinary teams of digital storytelling and product development across platforms and in-gallery. She designs impactful, user-centered experiences and tells stories at the intersection of art and place. Previously, she worked as a Digital Strategist and... Read More →
avatar for Vassiliki Khonsari

Vassiliki Khonsari

Co-Founder, iNK Stories
Co-Founder, creator, writer at iNK Stories ––the award winning storytelling studio Fast Company calls an “innovation agent” building the new wave of immersive entertainment across screens; Virtual Reality, Games, Episodic and Films. iNK's portfolio includes the recent large... Read More →


Wednesday June 6, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm
The Williamsburg Hotel 96 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA