NATPE's LATV has digital day


Yahoo's Vince Broady and MySpace's Shawn Gold are among the 40 leading executives and content creators in the digital world that will share their insight Wednesday during NATPE's LATV Fest Digital Day in Hollywood.

The event at the Highlands at Hollywood and Highland will offer workshops, panels, screenings and clinics covering topics ranging from multiplatform business models to the state of mobile media and user-generated content.

Dmitry Shapiro, CEO of Veoh Networks, and Jim Paratore, executive producer of TMZ, along with executives from YouTube, Joost and Cartoon Network, also are among the scheduled participants.

"The rules, strategies and players in the video content marketplace are constantly changing," NATPE president and CEO Rick Feldman said. "LATV Fest Digital Day will provide direct access to the authorities, thought leaders and successful players representing leading companies from the U.S. and around the world."

This marks the first year for the NATPE LATV Festival. The event, taking place Wednesday through July 27 around Los Angeles, is intended to showcase the work of L.A.-based multiplatform TV producers.

The LATV Digital Day is sponsored in part by The Hollywood Reporter.
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