What Is Film?

What is the future of film? of Hollywood?  How are digital technologies changing the nature and production of film? How are the Internet and other new technologies changing the film industry’s models of production, distribution and consumption?

Thanks to all who attended the What is Film? Conference
At the George S. Turnbull Center, UO Portland
Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7, 2009.

Special thanks to our keynote speakers:

At Desk1 Mug shotWill Vinton — Academy Award winning director/producer, known as the pioneer of Claymation.





Bryce Zabel –University of Oregon alum, television and film writer/producer; former chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Science; winner of last year’s Writers Guild award for the Hallmark medical thriller miniseries “Pandemic.”



Stuart Cunningham — Distinguished Professor, Queensland University of Technology, and Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation.



And special thanks as well as our supporters: