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Digital Media Seminar

“State-of-the-Digital Media-Industry” Digital Media Seminar

Digital Media Industry leaders to address future of key industry sectors, and sponsor Helios Interactive to launch GameCore 2.0 product, during Digital Media Alliance Florida’s June 30 DiMeNar at Full Sail University

All or the evening’s events will take place in Full Sail University’s Entertainment Business Building, located at 175 University Park Drive, Winter Park, Florida 32792 (at the corner of University Blvd. and Semoran Blvd/SR436).

There is no charge for this event. The evening’s proceedings will be videotaped.

Winter Park, FL June 26, 2009 – Florida’s digital media industry association, Digital Media Alliance Florida (DMAF), today announced the panel line-up and major sponsor for their quarterly Digital Media Seminar (DiMeNar) to be held the evening of June 30th, from 6:00 pm to 9:45 pm at the Entertainment Business building on Full Sail’s Winter Park campus.

DMAF also announced that Helios Interactive, a 3D gaming software company and game development studio, is sponsoring the June DiMeNar, and has chosen this event as the setting for the international launch of its flagship product, GameCore 2.0 -- a 3D game creation toolset and engine.

Helios Interactive GameCore 2.0 Product Launch

Helios expects GameCore 2.0 to revolutionize the 3D game development industry and enable a new generation of independent game developers to create full 3D games, virtual worlds and other interactive 3D content without the traditional barriers of complex technology, programming expertise and high development cost.

Special Guest Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will be on hand to kick off the Product Launch Event at 7:00 pm in the lobby of Full Sail’s Entertainment Business building.

At DMAF’s June DiMeNar, Central Florida industry leaders will describe the latest trends and developments in key global digital media markets and technologies, and discuss their implications for Florida’s digital media businesses and professionals. They will share their insights and recount the highlights from recent national/international meetings and conferences, covering the digital & interactive media and broadcasting, game development, social media and global themed entertainment sectors.

Panelists and topics include:

Dustin Clingman, Director, Business Development, IMI Labs, LLC and President, International Game Developers Association-Orlando Game Development and the Game Developers Conference (GDC)

Hector Lopez, Freelance Director of Photography for HD Cameras New Digital Camera Releases and the National Association of Broadcasters Conference

Ravé Mehta, CEO, Helios Interactive and DMAF Board Member Venture Financing for Digital Media Companies and Silicon Valley/Rt. 128 Events

Suzy Spang, Vice President, Technology & Entertainment, Metro Orlando EDC and Chair, Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council Interactive Digital Media and the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive

Mike Whaling, President and Founder, 30 Lines LLC Social Media Marketing and VP, Business development, InfiniSys Electronic Architects Social Media and the 140 Characters Twitter Conference

Times and Locations

All or the evening’s events will take place in Full Sail University’s Entertainment Business Building, located at 175 University Park Drive, Winter Park, Florida 32792 (at the corner of University Blvd. and Semoran Blvd/SR436).

The Networking/Launch Reception, will be held the Lobby from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Mayor Buddy Dyer and other dignitaries will kick off Helios Interactive’s GameCore 2.0 Product Launch event at 7:00 pm, and product presentations and demonstrations will run until 8:15 pm.

The DiMeNar’s Industry Panel session will begin at 8:30 pm and run until approximately 9:45 pm depending on audience questions.

There is no charge for this event. The evening’s proceedings will be videotaped.