Executive Session: Digital Natives
Date & Time
Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Yvonne Thomas Carys Hughes Ross Putman Ricardo Diaz

SMPTE 2020 will premier topics related to important business aspects of working in M&E industry. We will delve into talent retention and making your company a more desirable workplace for digital natives and talk about the changes that are happening in our industry and have significant direct financial impact down the production chain. Join a stellar group of speakers to explore these topics. Is the generational gap becoming harder to tackle? Most media companies are struggling to attract, develop, and retain new talent when traditional corporate cultures are not tailored to digital natives. This discussion will attempt to present the latest research and different perspectives focusing on this problem. During the past ten years, we have seen some seismic changes to how entertainment is produced and distributed. This discussion will focus on various aspects of film and video production that could also speak to the current business climate, its impact on spending and investment, and what concerns production specialists going forward.