A two-day conference for social media creators, streamers, digital publishers, influencers and creative teams….

Make the connections that could change your content, your business, your career

NSPIRE brings together the creators, technologists and content developers enabling and evolving the art of storytelling on social platforms – offering a uniquely diverse gathering of professionals across key sectors of media and entertainment, all focused on leveraging relationships, and collective creativity, to take their storytelling concepts to the next level.

Come Hungry, Leave NSPIRED.

Produced in Partnership with The Advanced Imaging Society

When:

Sunday, April 19 – Monday, April 20, 2020

Where:

North Hall Meeting Rooms

Open To:

NSPIRE Pass Holders

Tools to Create NSPIRED Content

Become empowered to create and monetize your next-gen content using the most affordable and brilliant new production tools ever imagined. Combined with new business and revenue models, the 2020 Creator can collaborate across the content ecosystem to continually re-invent the world’s media and entertainment industry.

Your Ticket to NSPIRE includes access to all exhibits and activities on the NAB Show Floor:

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Words to NSPIRE

Star Wars Cinematographer, Dan Mindel, ASC, talks choosing his career path, humble beginnings in the film industry and advice on the importance of honing your craft!

Featured Sessions

Welcome to the Future: Introducing a Modern Breed of Storytelling Pioneers

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

What do multi-media millennials, ten year olds on TikTok, octogenarians on Facebook, & boomers watching Hulu have in common?  CONTENT. CONSUMPTION. … Read More

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Cassie Roma

Founder & Director

CR&Co
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TikTok: The Influencers Guide to Success

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

As tens of millions of young people can attest, TikTok is the epically successful free social media platform that lets… Read More

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Kudzi Chikumbu

Director of Creator Community

TikTok
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The Lion King: Virtual Production Becomes Real

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 1:35 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Billion dollar blockbusters, episodic streaming hits and cable TV shows are now integrating into production cutting-edge tools from game engines to… Read More

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Robert Legato

Visual Effects Supervisor

The Lion King, Avatar, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Aviator, Titanic
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Making Multiples of Madonna (or Why the Future is Volumetric)

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Hear directly from SequinAR, Arcturus, and a volumetric capture stage and how they’re using cutting edge technology to create, shape,… Read More

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Ewan Johnson

Founder & Chief Product Officer

Arcturus
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Lawrence Jones

Executive Creative Director

Sequin AR
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My YouTube Journey

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Jared Watney left his home in South Africa to pursue his passion for creating vlogs as a crew member on… Read More

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Jared Watney

Lifestyle Filmmaker / Photographer / YouTuber

Jared Watney
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Empowering Collaborative Storytelling in the Cloud Age

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

 A talk on the evolution of the creative collaboration process of film, television and immersive storytelling made possible by cloud based… Read More

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Buzz Hays

Solutions Leader

Google Cloud
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Perfect Pitch: Getting the Green Light

Monday, April 20, 2020 | 11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Whether pitching your project to a power player or the public, the key to success is getting a reaction of… Read More

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John Livesay

The Pitch Whisperer

Better Selling Through Storytelling
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Inside the CIA: The Storytelling Tactics that Helped Win the Cold War

Monday, April 20, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

NSPIRE is thrilled to welcome to our 2020 stage a wide range of master storytellers. Unbeknownst to the world, Jonna… Read More

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Jonna Hiestand Mendez

Retired CIA intelligence Officer

Counter- Intelligence Center
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#IAmRemarkable Workshop, Hosted by Google

Monday, April 20, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The #IamRemarkable initiative aims to encourage women and underrepresented groups around the world to speak openly about their accomplishments and promote themselves in… Read More

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Sarah Lum

Global Industry Events Lead

Google Cloud
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Advances in Display Technology

Monday, April 20, 2020 | 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

New display technology is now able to reproduce an entire light field – that is, presenting light rays to the… Read More

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Jon Karafin

CEO

Light Field Lab
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Connect and collaborate with other creators, streamers, digital publishers and social media influencers here!

The NSPIRATION Wall is a place to discover others to connect with for inspiration and collaboration – develop your professional contact list or find new partners for your next project. It’s free to post yourself by sharing any Instagram or YouTube post or video. Join our community today!

Who will you inspire? Who will inspire you?

NSPIRE Steering Committee

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Alexandra Gerard

XR

All Stereopsia
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Barbara Marshall

Global Segment Manager, Media and Entertainment

HP
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Bob Whitehill

Stereoscopic Supervisor

Pixar Animation Studios
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Buzz Hays

Global Lead

Entertainment Industry Google Cloud
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Camera Raffaella

Global Head of Innovation & Marketing Strategy

Accenture XR
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Charles Wang

Deputy Director, Associate Professor

Beijing Film Academy
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Gary Radburn

Global Director of VR and AR

Dell
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Gretchen McCourt

Co-Founder

Women in Entertainment
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Jenn Page

Filmmaker

Heart on Fire Productions
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John Parenteau

Hollywood Corporate Communications

Blackmagic Design
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Kali O’Ray

Co-Director

San Francisco Black Film Festival
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Larry Laboe

Executive Director

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
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Mike DeValue

Director, Technology Standards and Strategy

Disney
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Patrick Costello

Sr. Director of Business Development

Qualcomm
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Paul T. Kim

Sr. Director, Content & Services

Samsung Electronics
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Raj Rays

Chair

AIS India
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Rich Marty

Studio / Content Relations

Dolby Laboratories, Office of the CTO
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Rick Champagne

Industry Strategy, Media and Entertainment

NVIDIA
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Scott Smyers

VP of Corporate Strategy & Standards

Xperi
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Sean Lee

Product Evangelist

Open Drives
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Stacy Spikes

CEO

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