THURSDAY OCTOBER 5, 7PM
ART & COMMERCE
OMG! SHOWCASE & COMMISSIONER PANEL
PRESENTED BY HECHO EN 72
We're thrilled to partner with 72andSunny's production studio, Hecho en 72, for a really special night; first we'll explore the art of the video, focusing on where the passion for creating comes from. We'll be screening our Student Finalists as well as hosting some of the incredible directors who've donated their time to OMG! Everwhere to help kids harness the power of creativity. Come see their work - both with the kids and with chart-topping musicians.
Next, we'll tackle the business side of videos by welcoming back our annual panel of music video commissioners from major record labels and indies alike. They'll be discussing the state of the music industry and answering your burning music video questions!
TUESDAY OCTOBER 3, 7pm
VR, INTERACTIVITY AND THE FUTURE OF MUSIC VIDEOS
PRESENTED BY B-REEL
Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality & Interactive Storytelling are evolving at breakneck speed and they're taking music videos along for the ride! Join us and our friends at B-Reel for an amazing night of visual magic. First, enjoy a hands-on demo of our Interactive/VR music video finalists plus the incredible SPIRIT HOUSE experience from B-Reel built exclusively for the Gorillaz' first new album in 7 years. Then get your questions ready for our panel of VR experts. This will be a fantastic opportunity to network and learn about the limitless future of music videos...
INDUSTRY PANELISTS: TBA
SATURDAY OCTOBER 7, 8PM
PRESENTED BY THE THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL
Join us CLOSING NIGHT for a special encore presentation of our winning videos on the big screen, our awards ceremony and a one-night-only performance by hip hop artist, author and poet George Watsky, featuring the work of director Carlos Lopez Estrada. Plus special guests. Presented by The Theatre at Ace Hotel. Stay tuned for updates!
SUNDAY OCTOBER 1, 5PM
AT THE DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT
500 videos from 41 countries...and it all comes down to this! We kick off the 2017 LA Music Video Fest with screenings of our finalists in 5 of our 6 categories (Narrative, Non-Narrative, Animated, Student, Unofficial...VR/Interactive will be screened later in the week). Additional speakers and special guests TBA.
Featuring new work from:
A Tribe Called Quest
Green Day and more!