2018 Esports Production Forum

Esports isn’t just the fastest growing live-sports sector, it’s also one of the biggest drivers of technological innovation for live production today. SVG’s inaugural Esports Production Forum will explore how video game publishers, esports leagues and venues, and live-streaming outlets are bringing an entirely new mindset to the world of live-sports production. Join SVG at the Sheraton Universal Hotel on Nov. 6, to hear from esports production leaders on the state of the industry and get a behind the-scenes look at how live esports content is being produced and distributed to a rapidly growing fan base.

Blizzard Arena Tour

As part of the inaugural SVG Esports Production Forum, SVG and Blizzard Entertainment will be hosting a private behind-the-scenes tour of Blizzard Arena in Burbank on the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 5. Click here for more information.


8:45 – 9:00 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.: State of the Market: Understanding the Esports Revolution
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.: At the Front Bench: Inside Live Esports Productions
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.: Esports in the Future – New Business Models and Technology Innovation (Sponsored by Akamai)
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.: Networking Break
11:00 –11:40 a.m.: Remote Production: Safe at Home
11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Morning Keynote: Yvette Martinez-Rea, ESL North America, CEO and Managing Director
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.: Creating the Esports Arena Experience: A New Technology Frontier
12:45 – 1:00 p.m.: Esports Stadium Arlington Case Study – The Making of North America’s Largest, State-of-the-Art Esports Arena (Sponsored by Canon)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Lunch
2:00 – 2:20 p.m.: Afternoon Keynote: Robert Occhialini, Turner Sports / ELEAGUE, VP, Esports Products and Technology
2:20 – 3:00 p.m.: Esports Technical Challenges: Asset Management, Post Production, and Storage
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Building an Esports and Gamer News Network (Sponsored by Avid)
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Networking Break
3:45 – 4:15 p.m.: College and Amateur Perspectives: The Growing Role of Esports at Conferences, Universities, and Local Communities
4:15 – 4:35 p.m.: Closing Keynote: Drew Ohlmeyer, Allied Esports International, Head of Content
4:35 – 5:30 p.m.: Networking Reception

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