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IBM Watson Exec to Share AI Content Creation Update at Smart Hollywood Event

Sophisticated AI and ML algorithms are already able to mimic the work of artists, pen songs, make informed filmmaking decisions, and enrich metadata to boost the value of content. Just how far can these technologies go in the creative process?

That’ll be the topic of discussion Feb. 27, when Tom Ohanian, IBM Watson Media global sales exec and repeat Emmy winner, takes the stage at the Smart Hollywood Summit to discuss how AI and machine learning are influencing content creation, and what M&E firms need to know in order to keep up with the trends. Continue reading

Hammerspace CEO to Spotlight Metadata at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

Among the highlights of the Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit — a day-long conference looking at the transformative effect AI, blockchain, metadata, OTT and automated processes are having on Hollywood content — are a series of technology showcases, with industry experts sharing innovative ideas, processes and perspectives.

The program will see David Flynn, co-founder and CEO of data-as-a-service firm Hammerspace, offer his thoughts on how extensible metadata is changing every aspect of the media workflow, by reshaping the structure and organization of how people manage data, in the presentation “Metadata Title Goes Here.” Continue reading

Studio Data Experts Highlight Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

Data experts from several major studios will take the stage Feb. 27 at the Smart Hollywood Summit, a day-long conference that will tackle the transformative effect AI, blockchain, metadata, OTT and automated processes are having on the way Hollywood greenlights, produces and distributes its content. Continue reading

White House AI, Robotics Expert to Keynote Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

When President Obama saw the need to commercialize, research and adopt a policy around robotics and AI, he turned to Dr. Eric Daimler, a leading authority with more than 20 years of experience in the field as an entrepreneur, investor, academic, and policymaker. His message? While Daimler sees “no Terminator apocalypse,” he does see urgency in understanding AI’s possibilities. Continue reading

Smart Hollywood Summit - February 27, 2019, Skirball Center, Los Angeles

The show started as a gathering of entertainment metadata nerds — Metadata Madness – a half-day celebration of the ways that Hollywood was archiving and tagging its content. Continue reading