PANEL - The Next Generation of New Media, by PGA

July 05, 2012

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM


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Join a number of cutting-edge Producers from the PGA/Producers Guild of America, as they dive into the business of New Media. What Lies ahead for Traditional Media? Who is the next generation of film maker? The panel will debate and discuss strategies for business development, pitching your projects, funding and education.  

Come prepared with questions and join the discussion as we engage the audience to get involved in the debate!  


  Drew Baldwin  -  A passionate and outspoken advocate of original video programing online, Drew is the founder of Tubefilter and creator and executive producer of the Streamy Awards. He chairs the New Media Committee for the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors, and proudly serves on the Interactive Media Peer Group for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and on the New Media Council for the Producers Guild of America.

  Jeanette DePatie - Producer/Writer and PGA New Media Council Board Member and Broadband Committee Chair.  For over two decades, Jeanette DePatie has served as a pioneer in interactive technology and content creation.  DePatie began her career as cofounder of the multimedia software development company, HEURIUS/Pulitzer and co-founder of Propellerhead, a marketing and communications company serving a variety of clients of including Southwestern Bell, NTT, The Republic of Tea and Monsanto.

After moving to LA in 2002, both Jeanette and her consulting company Propellerhead turned towards content creation.  DePatie produced highly innovative enhanced DVD, Blu-ray, mobile and web content for many major studios including Classic Media, Warner Home Video. Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Universal, Paramount, HBO and New LineStudios.  Jeanette and Propellerhead have also been involved in mobile and interactive content projects for HP, Intel and Sony at many high-profile venues including CES, Coachella, and Sundance and a multi-city mall tour and broadband contest for Konami's American Idol game.  Jeanette has also recently published a book entitled The Fat Chick Works Out! (Fitness that's Fun and Feasible for Folks of all Ages, Shapes, Sizes and Abilities).  You can learn more about the book at

   Tim Street is an American writer, producer, director. He is one of the pioneers of using the Internet as a storytelling device and is the Creator/Executive Producer of the popular viral video series French Maid TV. His new Mystery Thriller enhanced ebook titled Vids, contains over 90 minutes of video and is available for download on the iBookstore. CNN referred to Street’s work as “Red Hot”, The Toronto Star said “Prophetic,” Wired News called his first creation, fortheloveofjulie, "one of the Internet’s creepiest sites… and one of the most convincing hoaxes to hit the Net." In 2009, Street became a founding member of the International Academy of Web Television where he serves on its Board of Directors and travels the country lecturing about web series. He is the Vice President of Mobile Video at mDialog and occasionally blogs at Tim can be followed on Twitter @1TimStreet.


James A Fino - Partner / EP at Starburns Industries 

  Joe Russo - CEO/Co-Founder, Starburns Industries




  Damian Pelliccione - Damian is the Founder and Instructor of Web TV Workshop the first professional class for inspiring and creating a successful web series.

Damian Pelliccione has Produced over 15 web projects, 5 shorts, 2 Feature Films and 3 commercials. Damian is Developing SITCOM SONS starring Jeremy Miller (Growing Pains) and Michael Fishman (Roseanne). Damian's company is also developing UNTITLED SANDRA BERNHARD WEB - SHOW. Damian recently produced Taylor Negron's (Fast Times at Ridgemount High & Bio-Dome) original Web Series THE FORECLOSURE Staring Taylor Dayne (80's Pop Singer), Taylor Negron and Elisa Donovan (Clueless). Damian's company is currently Producing first ever interactive gay sc-fi super hero series.

Damian Currently sits on and founded the LGBT National Committee at the Screen Actors Guild. Damian also served on The New Technology National Committee at The Screen Actors Guild. Damian is a member of the IAWTV (International Academy of Web TV). Damian is also a member of The Producers Guild of America. 
You can follow Damian on Twitter at @DamianMedia  

 This session brought to you by PGA/Producers Guild of America. 


 nmv  Special ITVfest Thanks to Damian Pelliccione & New Media Vault, as Liasion to PGA for this Session! 







 Star Wars star Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), Bruce Boxleitner (Tron), Stephanie Erb (True Blood), Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), several members of The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and other celebrities will be signing throughout Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You can also take pictures with them, which will be developed right on property so you can have the celebrity sign it. Perfect for framing. Get your VOUCHERS now to get on the VIP signing lines. email to request yours now. 



Combat Radio will be streaming live from PopConLA July 6 through 8th at Booth #302 in Concourse West Hall. with Dean Haglund of the Lone Gunmen from the X-Files.




  Send in your Cosplay pics to The top 30 costumes will walk the catwalk during the Cosplay Fashion Show on Saturday, July 7th on the Main Pop stage. 



 Here is the list of Nominations for the 2012 ITVfest Awards - Click Here