Kelley Avery to give PEVE keynote

Digital Entertainment conference in Paris, March 2009

LONDON -- Paramount Worldwide Home Entertainment president Kelley Avery and Universal Pictures International Entertainment president Eddie Cunningham will deliver keynote speeches at next year’s Screen Digest PEVE Digital Entertainment conference in Paris.

Avery, a 23-year industry veteran with a career that spans Disney, DreamWorks and Paramount, will give the opening address and Cunningham, who has been with Universal for 14 years, will add further luster to the two-day program.

Issues due for debate include: Blu-ray Disc, Digital Copy, Flash -- the future of packaged media; Emerging business models in digital distribution; The evolution of the home entertainment supply chain; Bringing 3D content to the home and The changing face of movie consumption.

Screen Digest PEVE Digital Entertainment 2009 will take place at the Cite Internationale Universitaire in Paris on March 12-13, 2009.