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Hollywood L.I.T. Retreat Relaunch & Reunion

Literature. Intelligence. Technology.


For Creative Writers & Authors, Industry & Indie Connoisseurs, Story-Techies, and Content Creators in a shifting digital landscape, it’s time for your nourishing serving of Hollywood L.I.T. as in Literature. Intelligence. Technology. That’s right. Let me stock up on my breath…On October 17th, H-LIT launches a new eye-opening event (a la TEDx) with innovative ideas, stories, and a dozen speakers... leaders of their field, from non-traditional publishing companies, film & TV studios, to media-techies and Transmedia writers. The digital interface with story explodes here with new story-tech and literary secrets revealed (not to mention inter-networking, host bar, gourmet kosher food, and raffle—as in win a day in an Exotic Luxury Car by Enterprise, FastPencil’s Publishing Package, and Movie Magic Screenwriter! + more!)

Sponsors: 
  • Platinum: DreamWorks Studios, Legacy.com, FastPencil
  • Gold: Amazon Kindle/CreateSpace, Enterprise Exotic Car Collection, Net Galley, Ken Stern & Associates
  • Silver: Vianel Studios, BKCG Law, Write Brothers, Bowker, Soolip, Got Kosher Catering
Speakers: (described alphabetically) Emmy Award winning Digital Entertainment Exec Producer David Beebe, discusses Story in the Digital Platform. Author/Producer (“Looking Glass Wars”, “There’s Something about Mary”) Frank Beddor takes us on a mesmerizing storytelling journey. Tech humanist, Carl Bressler, mediates this heated extravaganza. David Madden, President of Fox TV Studios, covers storytelling in today’s TV landscape. Financier of World War Z and co-founder of Hemisphere Media Capital, Jean Luc DeFanti, tells his angle on financing the “tentpole movie.” Bill George, estate planning attorney,  provides tips on the value & future of digital assets. Author/HLR Founder, Lynn Isenberg, shares secrets on how to profit before you publish (from her new book "Author Power"). Amazon’s Kindle/CreateSpace, Thom Kephart informs us of A’s recipes for sharing and distributing STORY. Stephen Nemeth, President of Rhino Films/EP of “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas,” “Flow,” “The Sessions” charms us with the many paths of underlying material to the big screen. Steve Parrot of Legacy.com unveils a new Life Storytelling platform and its game-changing applications. Showrunner Deborah Pratt talks about Story Layers. NetGalley’s VP, Lindsey Rudnickas reveals The Art of Story Discoverability. David Shore, creator of House, discusses Character Creation. President/Founder of Asset Planning Solutions, Inc. Kenneth A. Stern, presents the economic forecast for monetization of story. FastPencil/Courier President, Steve Wilson, unveils uber-cool Tools & Technologies that help authors/writers AND media companies tell, share, distribute and profit from their stories.
 
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