Marriott Marquis • Washington, DC • January 31 - February 3, 2016

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About Realscreen Summit

The Realscreen Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted entertainment, and a must attend event for content creators, distributors, agents, commissioners and multi-platform broadcasters of unscripted and factual entertainment programming.

Now in its 17th year, the mandate of the Realscreen Summit is to foster business collaborations through both structured and informal networking opportunities, and to provide practical business and crestive intel and to spark debate, through a variety of high-level keynotes and panel discussions.

Realscreen Summit 2015 takes place January 27-30 at the Washington Hilton, Washington, DC.

Why You Should Attend

Whether you are a creator, buyer or distributor of unscripted entertainment, or if your business provides a service to producers, you can't afford to miss this exceptional opportunity to:

  • Establish contacts and cement relationships
  • Explore issues and uncover trends in reality television/factual entertainment
  • Pitch and develop new program ideas
  • Meet co-production partners
  • Acquire content and/or strengthen your catalog
  • Sell programming and production services

Realscreen Summit provides unparalleled access to decision makers

We pride ourselves on making it easy to make meaningful industry connections. Meet face to face, listen and ask questions in intimate sessions, enjoy breakfast or lunch with executives, or even pitch your project. We make it all possible.

Speed Pitching. Now you’re talking, fast

Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to green-light your project. Programming execs take individual one-on-one three-minute pitches. Slots are limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Now you have the opportunity to deliver that pitch you’ve been polishing.

Luncheon Roundtables

Spend some quality time getting to know the buyers who can green-light your projects. You’ll have a chance to share a meal in small groups with one of 20-plus commissioning execs. Bon appétit!

30 Minutes With

These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking candidly about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. Seating is limited to 40 delegates to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe.

Meet a Mentor

Realsceen's "Meet a Mentor" series is designed to give delegates rare access to some of the top producers in factual programming. You can sign up for the opportunity to glean valuable information in an intimate, "off the record" setting, and hear from A-list producers through Q&A about how they charted their paths, faced and met challenges head-on, and learned invaluable lessons along the way.

Meet an Expert

In an effort to continue to facilitate your ongoing business ventures and making great connections, we’ve assembled some of the top agencies and distributors in factual entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

The Delegate Lounge

A comfortable setting, available throughout Realscreen Summit. Here you can hold your networking meetings, or simply schmooze with others over a coffee.

realXchange

Showcase your work. Discover new projects and partners! Connect with others, and book networking meetings. It’s all here to keep you connected at the event – on your laptop, smart phone, or tablet.

When you register for realXchange, you’ll easily be able to connect with others attending the event. Set up meetings in advance, or connect before or after the event. Once you’re in realXchange, you’ll see how easy it is to share your project concepts, make connections, and arrange valuable networking meetings.

What’s included in your registration

Rest assured, you’ll be well looked after during Realscreen Summit. Here’s what you can expect with your registration:

  • Breakfast on Wednesday, & Thursday & Friday
  • Lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Closing cocktail on January 29
  • Access to all of the Sessions and Keynotes and 30 Minutes with Sessions
  • Ability to sign up for Speed Pitching, Luncheon Roundtables, Meet a Mentor, Meet an Expert
  • Delegate lounge access throughout the event
  • Delegate gift bag and handbook
  • Discounted room rate at Washington Hilton

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What does my general conference registration include?
  2. What are the ways to register?
  3. I want to purchase more than one ticket, but I don't have the names of the attendees yet. What are my options?
  4. I have already registered but am unable to attend. What are my options?
  5. Why is my email address required?
  6. When do I receive my registration badge/ticket?
  7. Will I receive a receipt/invoice?
  8. Who is Brunico Marketing Inc.?
  9. Will there be any networking parties?
  10. What is realXchange?
  11. How do I get my login info?
  12. Can I change my password to something I can easily remember?
  13. How do I upload my photo?
  14. How can I see the delegate list?
  15. How can I send a message to another registered delegate?
  16. Where does the email go to, their personal email address or to their email?
  17. Can I email more than one person at a time?
  18. Can I receive notification to my external email address, that another delegate has sent me a message?
  19. How do I sign up for regular sessions?
  20. How do I sign up for "Speed Pitching"?
  21. How do I sign up for "Luncheon Roundtables"?
  22. How do I sign up for "Meet An Expert"?
  23. How do I sign up for "Meet A Mentor"?
  24. How do I sign up for 30 Minutes With...?
  25. What can I do if during sign up I didn't make it into the session I wanted?
  26. Can I cancel a session after I have already selected it?

GENERAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

What does my general conference registration include?

General registration includes access to sign-up sessions including Speed Pitching, Luncheon Roundtables, 30 Minutes With and Meet an Expert (sign-up is required through realXchange ), general delegate networking events plus the delegate list with contact information.

What are the ways to register?

Please feel free to use our easy online registration here. Alternatively, you can contact Joel Pinto via email at jpinto@brunico.com or via phone at 416-408-2300 x650.

I want to purchase more than one ticket, but I don't have the names of the attendees yet. What are my options?

Please contact Joel Pinto via email at jpinto@brunico.com or via phone at 416-408-2300 x650.

I have already registered but am unable to attend. What are my options?

Should you be unable to attend this event, we require notice in writing (customersupport@realscreensummit.com) on or before January 2, 2015 at 5pm, ET. Cancellations made after this date will not be eligible for a refund. All cancellations are subject to an administration fee equal to 50% of the invoiced purchase price. All prices are quoted in US$. Your registration may be transferred to another individual at no charge. Should you wish to transfer your registration to another person, please inform us by email to customersupport@realscreensummit.com, a minimum of 48 hours prior to the event.

The following details will be required: (*Mandatory) *Name of Attendee taking your spot, *Title of Attendee, Direct Phone and Fax Number, *Email Address, and *Company Details (*Name, *Address, Website and *Phone and Fax Numbers). If for any reason whatsoever the conference is cancelled, the liability of Brunico Marketing Inc. shall be limited to reimbursement of the conference fees. Producer reserves the right, with reasonable notice, to change program dates and venues and assumes no liability for the changes.

Why is my email address required?

We need your email address to provide you with your registration confirmation email that includes your realXchange link and also to send your e-invoice. Your email information is private and is not given to other delegates.

When do I receive my registration badge/ticket?

Badges and delegate packages may be picked up from the registration desk on the day of the event. Please note of the following:

  • We do not send out physical tickets.
  • Each badge contains a photo of the delegate and cannot be exchanged with another individual.
  • Any lost badge will be reprinted onsite and charged a fee as follows, per transaction: $1000 on January 27, 28 & 29, 2015; $500 on January 30, 2015.
Will I receive a receipt/invoice?

Once your registration has been processed, an invoice will be sent to you via email within 24 to 48 hours upon receipt. If you have misplaced your invoice, please contact customersupport@realscreensummit.com to have it resent.

Who is Brunico Marketing Inc.?

The conference is produced by Brunico Marketing Inc., a subsidiary of Brunico Communications Ltd., which publishes KidScreen Magazine, Realscreen Magazine, Playback and Strategy Magazine.

Will there be any networking parties?

Yes, following the last session of each day there will be a networking cocktail party.

realXchange
What is realXchange?

The online interactive tool designed to help you get a jumpstart on your networking. Registered delegates can search and send messages to each other months in advance of the event. Set up meetings, identify common interests...build partnerships!

How do I get my login info?

Your login information will be sent to you in your confirmation email following registration. Your user name is the email address that you gave us upon registration. If you have misplaced your password, please contact Customer Care to have it resent at customersupport@realscreensummit.com.

Can I change my password to something I can easily remember?

Yes. Please follow these steps to change your password:

  • Go to your realXchange home page.
  • Click on your name in the top right corner and select "Account Settings".
  • You will be able to change your password there.

Note: Once you log-in to realXchange from your usual computer, it will automatically log you in each time afterwards.

How do I upload my photo?
  • Go to your realXchange home page.
  • Click the ‘Profile’ tab along the left hand side of your screen. Your profile information tabs will be displayed.
  • Select ‘photo.’ There will be a silhouette displayed as well as the ‘Add Photo’ icon.
  • Click the ‘Add Photo’ icon and browse files on your computer to select and upload.
How can I see the delegate list?

You can view the delegates by clicking the ‘Delegates’ tab on the Realscreen Summit website. Follow these steps to view or download a delegates list from realXchange.

  • Go to your realXchange home page
  • From the menu on the left, select "Delegates".
  • From here, you can search for specific delegates or you can click ‘Export’ to download the delegates list to an excel spreadsheet.
How can I send a message to another registered delegate?

To send a message, please follow these instructions:

  • Go to your realXchange home page.
  • Click the ‘Messages’ tab along the left hand side of your screen. Your inbox will be displayed.
  • Click the ‘Compose a Message’ tab on the top right hand of side of your screen.
  • Search for your delegate by name or view the delegates list.
  • Click ‘Send a Message’ to the delegate you wish to communicate with.
  • Compose your message in the field provided.
Where does the email go to, their personal email address or to their email?

The message is delivered to the delegate's realXchange inbox.

Can I email more than one person at a time?

To avoid receiving unnecessary spam, you do not have the ability to send mass emails to the delegates.

Can I receive notification to my external email address, that another delegate has sent me a message?

Yes, if you are sent a message on the realXchange platform, a notification will be sent to your personal email address.

How do I sign up for regular sessions?

In order to sign up for a session you must be signed in to your realXchange account and then follow these steps:

  • Click on Agenda on the left-hand side of the page
  • Select the session you want to attend
  • Click on the blue Add to my Agenda
How do I sign up for "Speed Pitching"?

Please go to your realXchange home page and follow the instructions below:

  • In your realXchange you will see a navigation bar on the left.
  • Select "Agenda".
  • On the left hand side there is a session legend. Select "Speed Pitching".
  • This brings up the Speed Pitching selections page.
  • Select the Speed Pitching session you would like to attend.
  • This brings up your selected session page. In the right hand corner there is a green button labelled "Selections". Click on this button to get to the sign-up page.
  • After clicking on "Selections" a grid will generate. You will see all the Speed Pitching hosts who you will be able to choose. (Note: You can choose up to three Speed Pitching slots).
  • In each time slot you will see "Sign-Up" under each host. Please click on the slot you would like.
  • A message will appear saying "signed up" along with “unselect" in the event that you have made the selection in error.
How do I sign up for "Luncheon Roundtables"?

Selection opens TBD.

Please go to your realXchange home page and follow the following instructions:

  • Select "Agenda" from the menu on the left.
  • On the left hand side there is a session legend. Select "Luncheon Roundtables".
  • This brings up the Luncheon Roundtable selections page.
  • Select the Luncheon Roundtable session you are interested in.
  • This brings up your selected session page in the right hand corner there is a green button labelled "Selections". Click on this button to get to the sign-up page.
  • Single-click on the "SIGN UP" icon beside the table host you wish to attend (a maximum of 1 Roundtable).
  • A message will appear saying "signed up" along with an "unselect" box in the event that you have made the selection in error.
How do I sign up for "Meet An Expert"?

Selection opens TBD.

Please go to your realXchange home page and follow the following instructions:

  • Select "Agenda" from the menu on the left.
  • On the left hand side there is a session legend. Select "Meet An Expert".
  • This brings up the Luncheon Roundtable selections page.
  • Click on the Meet an Expert session you would like to attend.
  • This brings up your selected session page. In the right hand corner there is a blue button labelled "Sign Up". Click on this button to select the session.
  • A text box appears with a check mark notifying you that you are now signed up to this session.
How do I sign up for "Meet A Mentor"?

Selection opens TBD.

Please go to your realXchange home page and follow the following instructions:

  • Select "Agenda" from the menu on the left.
  • On the left hand side there is a session legend. Select "Meet A Mentor".
  • Click on the Meet an Mentor session you would like to attend.
  • This brings up your selected session page. In the right hand corner there is a blue button labelled "Sign Up". Click on this button to select the session.
  • A text box appears with a check mark notifying you that you are now signed up to this session.
How do I sign up for 30 Minutes With...?

No advance sign-up is required for 30 Minutes With... however, you can use your personal agenda in realXchange to plan your attendance at any 30 Minutes With session.

  • Select "Agenda" from the menu on the left.
  • On the agenda page, on the left hand side there is a session legend. Select "30 Minutes With".
  • Select the 30 Minutes With session you want to attend.
  • This brings up your selected session page. In the right hand corner there is a blue button labelled "Sign Up". Click on this button to select the session.
  • A text box appears with a check mark notifying you that you are now signed up to this session.
How many "30 Minutes With..." sessions can I sign up for?

There is no limit to the number of 30 Minutes With... sessions you can attend during the event.

What can I do if during sign up I didn't make it into the session I wanted?

Don't panic! We encourage you to check realXchange frequently as delegates sometimes make changes to their personal agenda, which may leave a session slot open. Also, you are welcome to check with our room monitor, located outside the speed pitching session room to see if space is available.

Can I cancel a session after I have already selected it?

Yes. To cancel a session please go to your realXchange home page and follow the instructions below:

  • Click on the green checkmark underneath the session title that you want to cancel.
  • A dialogue box pops up advising you that you are requesting to remove the session from your personal agenda.
  • Click yes and the session will be removed.

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