Jack Valenti to Discuss Key Industry Issues as Keynote for Showbiz Expo 2001

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from ShowBiz Expo

    HOLLYWOOD, April 30 /PR Newswire Interactive Release/ -- Jack Valenti,
 President of the Motion Picture Association of America, will present the
 opening keynote address for ShowBiz Expo 2001 on May 31st in Los Angeles.  Now
 presented by Film & Video magazine, ShowBiz Expo is the premier gathering for
 entertainment production professionals and features the latest technologies
 and topics that drive entertainment production and post-production.
     "We are thrilled to have Jack Valenti as the opening keynote speaker at
 ShowBiz Expo," said Peter Caranicas, Publisher of Film & Video and Director of
 ShowBiz Expo.  "Jack is perhaps the most respected icon in the film industry,
 and as such can offer great insight to the major issues in the wild ocean of
 today's entertainment industry."
     Since 1966, Valenti has been an industry leader as the President and CEO
 of the Motion Picture Association of America.  The coming of new technologies,
 the rising importance of international markets, and the era of Internet
 content distribution have radically changed the landscape of the American film
 and television industry.  Valenti' is at the forefront of leadership through
 the great challenges and opportunities arising in the industry.
     Valenti's keynote address will be followed by a host of conference topics
 and tracks throughout the balance of the event.  Important industry issues to
 be covered at the conference will include the globalization of production, the
 ever-evolving Internet era in film, the threatened writers' and actors'
 strikes, and the expansion of digital technology in entertainment.  Noted
 cinematographer Janusz Kaminski will also be delivering a keynote address at
 the newly managed tradeshow.
 
     About ShowBiz Expo
     Now in its fifteenth year, ShowBiz Expo is presented by Film & Video
 magazine.  As the premier gathering for the entertainment production industry,
 ShowBiz Expo showcases the latest and most effective art, technology and
 tools, and addresses the relevant issues that will lead the industry into the
 future.  ShowBiz Expo features the technology and equipment used by directors,
 production and post-production executives, cinematographers, visual effects
 artists, animators, digital artists, sound mixers and new media specialists.
 For more information and registration, go to http://www.showbizexpo.com.
 
     Please note: Keynote and session speakers are subject to change.
 
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    HOLLYWOOD, April 30 /PR Newswire Interactive Release/ -- Jack Valenti,
 President of the Motion Picture Association of America, will present the
 opening keynote address for ShowBiz Expo 2001 on May 31st in Los Angeles.  Now
 presented by Film & Video magazine, ShowBiz Expo is the premier gathering for
 entertainment production professionals and features the latest technologies
 and topics that drive entertainment production and post-production.
     "We are thrilled to have Jack Valenti as the opening keynote speaker at
 ShowBiz Expo," said Peter Caranicas, Publisher of Film & Video and Director of
 ShowBiz Expo.  "Jack is perhaps the most respected icon in the film industry,
 and as such can offer great insight to the major issues in the wild ocean of
 today's entertainment industry."
     Since 1966, Valenti has been an industry leader as the President and CEO
 of the Motion Picture Association of America.  The coming of new technologies,
 the rising importance of international markets, and the era of Internet
 content distribution have radically changed the landscape of the American film
 and television industry.  Valenti' is at the forefront of leadership through
 the great challenges and opportunities arising in the industry.
     Valenti's keynote address will be followed by a host of conference topics
 and tracks throughout the balance of the event.  Important industry issues to
 be covered at the conference will include the globalization of production, the
 ever-evolving Internet era in film, the threatened writers' and actors'
 strikes, and the expansion of digital technology in entertainment.  Noted
 cinematographer Janusz Kaminski will also be delivering a keynote address at
 the newly managed tradeshow.
 
     About ShowBiz Expo
     Now in its fifteenth year, ShowBiz Expo is presented by Film & Video
 magazine.  As the premier gathering for the entertainment production industry,
 ShowBiz Expo showcases the latest and most effective art, technology and
 tools, and addresses the relevant issues that will lead the industry into the
 future.  ShowBiz Expo features the technology and equipment used by directors,
 production and post-production executives, cinematographers, visual effects
 artists, animators, digital artists, sound mixers and new media specialists.
 For more information and registration, go to http://www.showbizexpo.com.
 
     Please note: Keynote and session speakers are subject to change.
 
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