Exploring the benefits of blockchain to the creative industries: Blockchain for music Blockchain for film Blockchain for media, adtech and marketing How is blockchain transforming the music and film business to benefit creators? Can
Exploring the benefits of blockchain to the creative industries:
- Blockchain for music
- Blockchain for film
- Blockchain for media, adtech and marketing
How is blockchain transforming the music and film business to benefit creators? Can micropayments facilitated by cryptocurrencies to save the media? How are advertising and marketing being turned on their heads by new developments in blockchain technology? How are IPRs being impacted by blockchain? Get answers to these questions and more at Creatives: Unblocked.
Welcome, registration and coffee
9.30 – 9.45
Sign in and join us for coffee and croissants
Introduction to Blockchain and the Creative Industries
This opening presentation by Unblocked Founder, Helen Disney, explains what blockchain is, what distributed ledgers are, and how they are transforming a range of creative industries.
Panel – Blockchain for Music
10.00 – 11.15
How is blockchain transforming the music business? Use cases of blockchain in music range from changing the way music copyright information is handled and dealing with royalty payments through to eliminating ticketing fraud and, last but not least, enabling whole new business models. Is a networked record industry anywhere near a reality or is blockchain for music just a fashionable pipe dream?
Marcus O’Dair – Middlesex University and Digital Catapult
Colin Palmer – CTO, BitTicket
Dan Fowler – Strategy and Operations, JAAK
Phil Barry – Founder & CEO, Blokur
Moderator – Helen Disney, CEO, Unblocked
Coffee break and networking
11.15 – 11.30
Coffee break and exhibition space opens
Blockchain for the Film and TV Industry
11.30 – 12.30
What can blockchain do to help the film industry?
Maria Tanjala – Co-Founder, Big Couch and FilmChain
Additional speakers to be confirmed
Helen Disney – CEO, Unblocked (Moderator)
12.30 – 1.30
Please join us for a buffet lunch, view the exhibits and chat to speakers
Start Up Showcase
1.30 – 2.30
Hear rapid pitches from 4 leading innovators in the field.
Moderator: Genevieve Leveille, Vice-Chair, techUK DLT working group
Blockchain for the Media
2.30 – 3.30
How can blockchain/DLT help content creators protect their intellectual property and monetise their work? Is blockchain the saviour of a dying media industry? Can this technology restore trust in the media and eliminate fake news? Can blockchain turn advertising and marketing models on their heads to re-empower the consumer?
Christine Mohan – Co-Founder, Civil
Joon Ian Wong – Reporter, Qz.com (Moderator)
3.30 – 4.00pm
What will the Creative Industries be like in a blockchain-based future? What long-term impact will this technology have on one of Britain’s most vibrant and important economic sectors?
Speaker: Daniel Hyman, VP of Entertainment Finance and Development, SingularDTV
All Day (Friday)