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London Transmedia Fest 2012 is expected to be the world’s largest-ever Transmedia event, bringing creatives and technologists together to foster collaboration, innovation, and growth. With over 1000 expected to be invited and attend the inaugural London Transmedia Fest 2012 - it is backed by Ravensbourne, BBC Writers Room, Ogilvy Labs, Portal Entertainment, the DMIC project, the European Regional Development Fund, the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Greenwich Digital Peninsula, Oxford University Said Business School, Young Rewired State, Appmarket.tv and Agora Media.
"This is expected to be one of the largest ever gatherings of creatives, technologists and advertisers to gather under one Transmedia umbrella to discuss, create, pontificate and muse over the future of television and film," said Richard Kastelein, one of the founders from Agora Media.
And not one that will be missed by major talent and major players from many sectors including broadcasters, telecommunications, production companies, CE manufacturers, major consumer and B2B media, agencies, brands, technology providers, academic researchers and of course hundreds of developers… who are gathering to hack new forms of TV in conjunction with storytellers, visionaries and other entrepreneurs in a two day hackfest extraordinaire!
Backed by the likes of Ogilvy and the EU there will be a general exhibition area sponsored by Ogilvy Labs, as well as a plethora of Labs, Panels, Workshops and Keynotes on an array of topics surrounding futurist topics such as transmedia, social TV, TV apps, multiplatform engagement, advanced storytelling etc.