OMDC Newsletter
2017 Highlights


Netflix, YouTube and Facebook added to Prime Time 2018 lineup
Prime Time 2018 will be led by global innovators in content production and distribution, including keynote speaker Elizabeth Bradley, VP of Content at Netflix, Joel K. Savitt, Head of Production at YouTube Originals, and Marc Dinsdale, Head of Media Partnerships, Canada at Facebook and Instagram. Delegates can expect a thorough look at the new platforms entering scripted production and how they’re changing the form of content, as well as an update on the SVOD marketplace, and the latest information on international trends in financing and sales. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Awards, Festivals and Markets

Jan.9 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, Toronto, Ontario
Jan.9-1 International Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Jan. 11 Critics’ Choice Awards, Santa Monica, California, USA  
Jan. 12-21 Canada's Top Ten Film Festival -TIFF, Toronto, Ontario
Jan.12 Canada's Top Ten Film Festival – Industry Forum, Toronto, Ontario
Jan.15 Maple Blues Awards, Toronto, Ontario
Jan.16-18 NATPE Miami Beach, Miami, Florida
Jan.16-20 Contact Ontarois, Ottawa, Ontario
Jan.17-20 Eurosonic Music Festival, Groningen, The Netherlands
Jan.18-28 Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, USA
Jan.20 Producers Guild of America Awards, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Jan.20-23 Toronto Blues Summit Eight, Toronto, Ontario
Jan.22-23 Magazines Canada: Business Media Leadership Summit, King City, Ontario
Jan.22-25 America Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Jan.23 Ocscar® Nominations Announced, Los Angeles, California, USA
Jan.24-25 Mobile Games Forum London, London, UK
Jan.24-Feb.4 International Film Festival in Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jan.25 CIMA - Canadian Blast Pre-Grammy Showcase, New York City, New York, USA
Jan.27 Digital Media at the Crossroads (“DM@X”): An Annual Conference on the Future of Content in Digital Media, Toronto, Ontario
Jan.28 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, New York City, USA
Jan.28-31 20th RealScreen Summit, Washington, DC, USA
Jan.31-Feb.2 CMPA Prime Time Conference, Ottawa, Ontario
Jan.31-Feb.3 Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario
Feb.8-10 MegaPhono - Music Showcase Festival & Conference, Ottawa, Ontario
Feb.9-13 ALA - American Library Association Midwinter Conference & Events, Denver, Colorado, USA
Feb.12-15 Kidscreen Summit, Miami, Florida, USA
Feb.14-18 Folk Alliance International Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Feb.15-23 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) - European Film Market, Berlin, Germany
Feb.16-18 TIFF Next Wave Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
Feb.20-22 D.I.C.E. Summit (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Feb.20-Mar.7 Cinéfranco (Youth) Festival, Toronto, Ontario




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