MUMBAI: Natpe||Content First has announced that Marc Cherry
has been confirmed as the Keynote speaker for PitchCon 2012,
which is slated for 7-8 June.
the creator and executive producer of 'Desperate Housewives',
will participate in a one-on-one keynote conversation on 7
discussing his path to success and providing insight for conference
attendees, most of which are emerging and established independent
senior VP marketing Beth Braen said, It is truly a pleasure
to have Marc Cherry serve as PitchCons Keynote speaker
this year and a fitting opportunity to reflect on his tremendous
success to date as the eighth and final season of Desperate
Housewives comes to a close. This is a fantastic opportunity
for attendees to hear directly from one of the industrys
best about what it takes to succeed in this
his days as a writer on 'Golden Girls' to 'Desperate Housewives'
and now onward to a new show he has in development for ABC
called 'Devious Maids', Cherry will share his perspective
on the past, present and future of the content business.
Natpe is working with entertainment studio and distributor
My Damn Channel on a contest exclusively for PitchCon attendees
called "Get Your Video On! My Damn Channel is currently
accepting submissions for original comedy videos, which will
be reviewed by My Damn Channels creative team and other
top industry leaders.
winning video, which will be announced during the closing
Innovator Award luncheon honoring The Glee Project
on 8 June, will
appear on one of My Damn Channels widely viewed web
locations and may
be developed by My Damn Channel as a web series. The contest,
being spearheaded by My Damn Channel director of content and
producer Jesse Cowell, has been launched and the deadline
submissions is 1 June.
Damn Channel, part of YouTubes major original channels
initiative, is premiering more than 30 new original comedy
series in 2012, including My Damn Channel LIVE, a live, daily
comedy show that airs every weekday at 4 pm ET on www.YouTube.com/MyDamnChannel