Washington, DC—Content creators from across a range of industries—including broadcast, podcasting, sports, news, corporate video, independent film, government video, education and event video—will gather at The Video Show, a two-day event that takes place in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 4–5, 2019. The event will feature more than 100 sessions on nine presentation stages, as well as a dedicated screening room, demo areas, a streaming studio, and exhibit floor.
The Video Show covers every aspect of content creation and distribution, from examining where technology is heading to showcasing the latest groundbreaking projects to sharing best practices. It is a must-attend event for anyone working in content creation. While The Video Show caters to working professionals, serious enthusiasts will also find useful information, training and networking opportunities.
The podcasting stage, curated by Pro Sound News, will field a variety of sessions designed to assist and inform audio pros with varying levels of expertise in the field, from those thinking of delving into podcasting to seasoned veterans looking to up their game. Speakers will include studio design legend John Storyk of Walters-Storyk Design Group; Tim Albright of AVNation; Melissa Monte, host of the hit podcast Mind Love; Frank Verderosa, engineer of Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast; Michael Goodman, president of CEntrance; Jill Olmsted, American University professor and author; and author/former NPR and Audient podcast guru Eric Nuzum.
Podcast-related offerings include:
- Tools for Podcasting: How, Why, Where—American University professor Jill Olmsted will explore podcasting, how it works and where to find tools and inspiration to create your own podcast. Olmsted will also gift attendees with free copies of her comprehensive ebook Tools for Podcasting.
- Podcasting: From Choosing Gear to Empowering Guests—Michael Goodman, audio product design engineer and chief podcaster at CEntrance, will delve into audio hardware, podcasting best practices, dealing with podcast guests and more.
- Podcast Studio Design: Necessities, Variations and Options—John Storyk of Walters-Storyk Design Group provides a fascinating case study about creating professional facilities for top podcasters Stitcher and Spotify’s Gimlet Media.
- Getting It Made: Content and Quality in Podcasting—Frank Verderosa, commercial post and pro podcast engineer, will explore ways to create audio content, weighing cost, purpose, audience and goals; discuss challenges and solutions; consider recording options; and show how scalable production can be.
- Make Noise: A Creator’s Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling—NPR veteran Eric Nuzum has helped launch over 130 podcasts; he’ll share real-world advice for creating a compelling podcast, and will additionally sign copies of his new podcasting book, Make Noise.
- Pitches, Partners, & Placements, Oh My: How to Get Over a Million Podcast Downloads Next Year—Mind Love podcaster Melissa Monte will share the exact strategies she used to grow her show from zero to over a million downloads in one year, with no paid advertisements.
- Amplify Your Podcast with Social Media—AVNation’s Tim Albright will go through each of the major, and minor, social media networks and explore the benefits of each in promoting your podcast.
Related: Storyk to Talk Podcast Studio Design at The Video Show, Nov. 13, 2019
Separate content “streams” at The Video Show will focus on specific areas of interest, so attendees can select the sessions that are most relevant to them. In all, 16 premium content streams will be presented in studios throughout the show, including: The Future of Video; Producing News and Video in Washington, D.C.; Independent Filmmaking; Mobile Newsgathering; Sports Production; Documentaries: Wildlife and Beyond; Military, Government & Publicly Funded Video; The Business of Video; Editing and Post-Production; AV and Installations; Weddings and Live Events; 360 Video and Virtual Reality; Social Video; Video for Educators; and Streaming.
“We have a truly spectacular list of speakers from every aspect of video creation and delivery, all sharing their expertise and helping our attendees advance their careers and build new skillsets,” said conference director Cristina Clapp.
Attendees who pre-register for the show will receive free admission to the exhibits floor. The exhibition space offers attendees an opportunity for hands-on experience with the latest products and technologies. The exhibit floor features companies including AJA Video Systems, Barbizon, BB&C, Canon, Christie, K5600, Link Electronics, Osprey Video, Quantum, TIVA, Yorktel and others.
Registration for The Video Show is free through Dec. 3, allowing access to the 80-plus exhibitors on the show floor. Early Bird rates for premium Studio content streams are $49 for a one-day Studio Access Pass and $75 for a two-day Studio Access Pass.
The Video Show is produced by Future plc, the multiplatform media company that also owns Pro Sound News.
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