WELCOME TO THE SUMMIT OF IDEAS!

Zurich Summit is one of the leading platforms for the creative industries. Producers, stars, start-ups, investors, tech minds and Game Changers gather on the Zürichberg to discuss the primary questions of the future.

 

A CONVERSATION WITH OLIVER STONE

A conversation with legendary director Oliver Stone and his producer Moritz Borman about the film SNOWDEN

Birdly® Installation

Birdly® is an immersive full body Virtual Reality experience that explores one of the oldest dreams of mankind: Flying like a bird. Hop on at Zurich Summit!

Defying the Laws of DistributioN

Moderator: Robert Darwell, Partner, Sheppard Mullin

Panelists:
Michael Braker, Co-President, Sony Pictures Classic
Karen Lunder, EVP, FilmNation
Scott Franklin, Producer, Protozoa Pictures


What is the future for distribution companies in Europe and globally? With changing viewer behavior and new platforms – how is traditional media fitting into the shifting landscape? Sean Parker's Screening Room is just the latest attempt to challenge traditional theatrical windows. What's next?

From Concept to Reality: Building a Cinematic Universe

A presentation by Christian Scheurer, Art Director/Visual Effects

Concept artists are architects of imaginary cities like Gotham City, Metropolis and Asgard. How will they design the future of emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality?

Gaming Grows Up: Capitalizing on IP and VR

Moderator: Hendrik Leser
President of the European Game Developer Foundation/Managing Director, Remote Control Productions

Panelists: 
Colin Carrier, Chief Strategy Officer, Twitch
Jens Hilgers, CEO, DOJO Madness / BitKraft (eSports)
Moritz Zumbühl, President and CEO, Blindflug Studios

How to increase revenue, reach, audience and long tail of IP through games? How are the film, television and gaming industries working together? What is this crazy eSports phenomenon? Learn about challenges and solutions in VR gaming!

Digital Humans: The Evolution and High Impact Applications

A presentation by Frank Patterson
Chief Creative Officer, Pulse Evolution

 

Founded by the world’s leading producers of photorealistic digital humans, Pulse Evolution develops “virtual humans” for live and holographic concerts, advertising, feature films, branded content, medical applications and training.

 

TECHNOLOGY'S FUTURE IMPLICATIONS

Moderator: Sunny Dhillon, Co-Founder, Signia Venture Partners (VC from Silicon Valley)

Panelists:
David Lee, Chief Corporate Development Officer, 451 Media Group
Steven Neubauer, Managing Director, Neue Zürcher Zeitung AG
Max Rheiner, Co-Founder, Somniacs

Combining research, technical innovation and the creative industries is essential for the future growth of media and entertainment corporations! But how can new synergies create commercially viable products? What is the art of spotting start-up investment opportunities?

 
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