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Monday, September 25 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Between Two Firs: Hits and Misses

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A take on Zach Galifianakis' Between Two Ferns interviews. Geoff Daniels gets down and dirty in this candid examination of the year’s best, most awkward, and surprising moments, with insights on lessons learned from some of the industry’s most visionary innovators.

Facilitator
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Geoff Daniels

Global Executive Vice President & General Manager, Nat Geo WILD
Geoffrey Daniels is Global Executive Vice President and General Manager of Nat Geo WILD, which launched in March 2010. In this role, Daniels annually commissions close to 200 hours of original series, specials and events for broadcast on WILD worldwide, furthering the network's commitment to provide extraordinary wildlife programming that inspires people to care about the planet. Under Daniels' leadership, WILD continues to deliver brand-defining events... Read More →

Speakers
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Anthony Bay

Co-Founder, UPROAR
Anthony Bay (co-founder) was most recently the CEO of Rdio, a leading global music subscription streaming service which was sold to Pandora for $75M in December 2015. Previously, Anthony was Global Head of Digital Video business for Amazon.com, a senior executive at Microsoft an... Read More →
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Clark Bunting

CEO, Digital Circus Media, LLC
With more than three decades as a senior leader in media and entertainment and championing environmental and conservation causes, Clark has successfully developed and managed comprehensive strategies for quality branded enterprises, incubating business units and cultivating talent. He is currently an entrepreneur, investor and developer of new businesses, platforms and services in a wide array of... Read More →
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Phil Fairclough

Managing Director, Earth Touch USA
Phil Fairclough is the managing director of Earth Touch USA. He is a prolific producer of factual TV, including hundred of hours of content about wildlife, nature and animals. He was the executive producer of the acclaimed theatrical documentary Grizzly Man and the Oscar nominated Encounters at The End Of The World. Phil also created high entertainment shows like Animal Face Off and The Shark Attack Experiment Live as well as blue chip series such as... Read More →
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Julian Hector

Head of The Natural History Unit, BBC Studios
Julian leads the BBC Natural History Unit, a department of about 140 BBC staff making content for BBC channels, digital platforms and broadcasters around the world. Julian has worked for the NHU for over 23 years with an executive producer portfolio across radio, TV and digital... Read More →
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Emre Izat

Filmmaker, Director & Producer
Over the past 14 years, Emre has developed, produced, filmed, and directed multiple award-winning documentaries for National Geographic, PBS, Netflix, Discovery, History, ID, MSNBC, and TLC. His films include one-off specials and wildlife series ranging in topics from crime to health, science and technology to wildlife conservation. Emre has a special love of elephants, and has made five films devoted to them... Read More →
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Marcia Martin

Senior Vice President, Love Nature / Blue Ant Media
As Senior Vice President Original Content, Love Nature, Marcia oversees all aspects of original content working with Wild life Producers from around the world. She has been responsible for over 350 hours of Wild Life and Nature content since the inception of Love Nature International 3 years ago. Before moving over to oversee Love Nature International, Marcia led execution of all aspects of TV production. As Senior Vice President, Original Production at Blue Ant Media she oversaw all in-house and commissioned content for Travel+Escape, Smithsonian Channel, Cottage Life, Love Nature ( Oasis) , HIFI, Aux, Radx and bitetv. And previously as Senior Vice President, Executive Producer, Specials, CTV, she oversaw all major in-house produced live specials... Read More →
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Carole Tomko

Creative Director & General Manager, Vulcan Productions
With over 30 years of experience in developing and producing award-winning content for leading networks, Carole Tomko serves as General Manager and Creative Director of Vulcan Productions. She has worked closely with founder Paul Allen to increase the company’s output and scope of films, documentaries, series, digital content, social media and impact campaigns, resulting in numerous awards since she joined in 2013, including an... Read More →

Session Producer
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David Hamlin

Filmmaker & Executive Producer
David Hamlin is a multiple Emmy Award winning filmmaker and Executive Producer.   He’s responsible for 250+ award-winning Specials, Series and Digital/VR assets for the National Geographic Channel, NBC, PBS, Gannett/Google and other broadcasters and NGO’s. | For 17 years, Hamlin was on staff at National Geographic where his work focused on adventure, natural history, science and... Read More →


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