Future of Entertaiment & VP Summit

Be a part of setting the benchmark for the industry's future! 

The Future of Entertainment & Virtual Production Summit is the key highlight of the Cannes Next and innovation program in Cannes!

The summit offers a half-day immersion into the cutting-edge trends, topics, and technologies reshaping the landscape of film, entertainment, and production presented by the industry’s most prominent visionaries and power players from major studios and streamers to VP technology providers, A.I., studio, and VFX pioneers. Filmmaking and production is heading in the near future. The summit is presented by Faber Audiovisual, ROE Visual, Stype, and the Institute of Immersive Media.

📅 The Future of Entertainment Summit will be held on 18 May | 14:30-19:00 (Main Stage Palais des Festivals)

The Future of Entertainment & VP Summit brings to the 2024 edition in Cannes an unprecedented lineup of globally acclaimed filmmakers & creators, Virtual Production forerunners & innovators, A.I. pioneers, VFX supervisors, and Immersive and Real-Time experts. 

The 2024 edition will kick off with the highly anticipated and exclusive session by Netflix and some of their most celebrated filmmaking talent exploring “The stories of virtual production and Netflix France”.

The French VP powerhouse Neoset powered by Faber Audiovisual will deliver an exhilarating keynote on their experiences of pushing the limits of Virtual Production.

Industry flagship LED innovator ROE Visual brings to the stage one of Europe’s leading Virtual production supervisors, giving the audience the best tips and tricks to empower your production with LED technology.

The curtain on the future of entertainment, whether generative A.I., VFX, or virtual talents, will be revealed by the world’s most recognized A.I. for filmmakers training platform Curious Refuge, legendary VFX powerhouse MPC, Korea’s flagship talent agency SM Entertainment, and globally acclaimed A.I. film director Dave Clarke.

For studio and production-focused industry, Stype’s keynote will showcase the latest in technological opportunities, while XR and immersive entertainment pioneer Christina Lee Storm will reveal the horizons of Emerging Media and Emerging Technologies and the extraordinary work of the Television Academy.

Summit Schedule

  • Netflix France Exclusive: the Stories of Virtual Production & Netflix France | A conversation with the filmmakers Rhiannon Murphy and special guests from Netflix
  • Keynote by Neoset
  • Empowering Virtual Production with LED Technology by Bruno Corsini (Plateau Virtuel), Chris Bouchard (Final Pixel), Christina Caspers-Röhmer (Trixter), Ben Lumsden (Dimension Studios), Nils Pauwels (Ready Set Studios)
  • Future of Real Time Production with A.I. and Beyond by Caleb & Shelby Ward (Curious Refuge), Dave Clarke (AI powered film director), Jay Kim (Bucheon International Fantastic FF, SM Entertainment), Beatrice Bauwens (MPC France)
  • Keynote by Christina Lee Storm (Television Academy Emerging Media Group)
  • Keynote by Stype: Post Production Workflow Using stYpe Camera Tracking Systems & Software

Don’t miss your chance to immerse yourself in the most comprehensive take on the Future of Entertainment and Virtual Production!