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ET@2018 - Where Technology Drives Storytelling

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Google Event Center - MP7

1160 Bordeaux Drive

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

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Presenting Sponsor - Google

The theme of this SMPTE conference is to examine and understand the impact of technology on the art of storytelling with the web as a key focus. The expansion of connectivity, bandwidth, and service options are redefining entertainment distribution to the living room, mobile, and beyond. Broadband, Wi-Fi, and Mobile networks are now beginning to leapfrog traditional distribution mechanisms, because of the rapid pace of innovation and performance improvements, flexibility of consumer options, and the ability to upgrade with a software download. Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence could well revolutionize how, and by whom, stories get told. Join technical and creative experts for this 2-day event at the brand new Google Event Center in Sunnyvale, CA. Learn from the experts who are developing, driving, and deploying the next generation of storytelling to gain actionable understanding via parallel technology and strategy tracks. A must-attend for engineers, creatives, researchers, and management engaged in the future of the technology of storytelling.


Non-SMPTE members paying the full price for tickets may sign up for SMPTE membership at the event registration desk and receive their FIRST YEAR membership at NO CHARGE! (a $145 value).

Full program details can be found on the SMPTE website here

Don't miss the evening event on Day 1:

Cocktails and Snacks, sponsored by Google, with colleagues from the Hollywood Professional Association’s “Young Entertainment Professionals” followed by a movie screening on Sony’s state of the art, 29 foot diagonal, direct view CLED display. You don’t want to miss this as a preview of things to come!

The Movie will be:

“Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot

John Callahan has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all- night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment —with encouragement from his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and a charismatic sponsor (Jonah Hill) —Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop an international following and grant him a new lease on life. Based on a true story, this poignant, insightful and often funny drama about the healing power of art is adapted from Callahan’s autobiography and directed by two-time Oscar® nominee Gus Van Sant. Jack Black, Carrie Brownstein, Beth Ditto and Kim Gordon also star.

Trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKcYirDge1g

Courtesy Amazon Studios and Sony Electronics

There are a number of hotels in the vicinity:

Sheraton Sunnyvale

Days Inn & Suites Sunnyvale

Staybridge Suites Sunnyvale

Comfort Inn Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley

Motel 6 Sunnyvale North

Motel 6 Sunnyvale South

Larkspur Landing Sunnyvale

Best Western Silicon Valley

All within 1 mile of the facility


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

18 and older are welcome

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

On-site parking is available

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email to smptesf@gmail.com

What's the refund policy?

Refund policy is shown below - cancellation with refund up to 7 days before the event

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please be sure to bring printed tickets or show the confirmation barcode from your smartphone or tablet.

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Google Event Center - MP7

1160 Bordeaux Drive

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

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