Realscreen’s Branded Entertainment Forum coming to New York in October

Realscreen announces a one-day event designed to deliver intelligence and opportunity for producers eager to learn more about branded content in the factual arena.
July 26, 2010

Realscreen is proud to unveil the Branded Entertainment Forum ­­- a one-day, high-level program designed to deliver leading-edge strategies and best practices for the development and production of unscripted/factual brand-funded entertainment.

The program is being developed with expert guidance from advisory board chair, Doug Scott, President, OgilvyEntertainment and our very impressive advisory board:

Dean Baker, Managing Director, JWT Entertainment, JWT London

Michael Davies, President, Embassy Row

Cameron Death, VP Digital Content, NBC Universal

Carolyn Everson, Corporate Vice President, Global Advertising Sales & Trade Marketing, Microsoft

Jae Goodman, Chief Creative Officer, Creative Artists Agency

Jon Kamen, Chairman & CEO,

Kevin McAuliffe, VP Branded Entertainment Group, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment

Guy McCarter, Managing Director, Green Room Entertainment, OMD USA

Evan Shapiro, President, IFC tv & Sundance Channel

Peter Tortorici, CEO, GroupM Entertainment

Global brands and their marketing agency partners will have a unique opportunity to meet with production company and network programming executives interested in co-developing and producing original unscripted programming.

The realscreen Branded Entertainment Forum takes place Monday, October 25th, 2010 in New York City. For more information and details on how to register, visit

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.