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The Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat Turns 20 in February

January 8, 2014 08:49 | By

The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Tech Retreat this year at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells near Palm Springs, Calif. from Feb. 17-21. The HPA Tech Retreat offers attendees the chance to explore the opportunities and complexities facing an industry in transition, and to investigate new solutions and technologies that impact its many constituents. Conference sessions, networking events and technology demonstrations are offered to participants and panelists from technical, creative, business and hands-on experts.

Mark Schubin, multiple-Emmy-award-winning SMPTE Fellow, has been working in television since 1967, writing about it since 1972, and chairing the HPA Tech Retreat program since 1997. “We are dealing with fundamental changes in the very nature of our industry, from changing methodologies – broadcast, cable, DVD, DVR, for example- to the previously unthinkable, such as giving fans in a stadium access to their own instant replays, letting social media shape programming, and all of those things that lay beyond,” said Schubin. “The Tech Retreat serves as an important bridge between so many of the rapidly changing aspects of our industry.”

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