Virtual Production: Avatars in Film

A conversation with Jesse Redniss (EVP, Data Strategy) & Buzz Hays (Global Lead, Entertainment Industry Solutions for Content Creation, Google Cloud).

Filmmaker Cecilia Peck: Directing and Producing a Series

Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Cecilia Peck provides a behind-the-scenes look at directing and producing the acclaimed four-part documentary Starz series SEDUCED: Inside the NXIVM Cult.

A Beginner's Guide to FAST: Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV

Gavin Bridge, Senior Media Analyst, Variety Intelligence Platform discusses the business strategy and future of free ad-supported streaming TV with Sean Doherty Jr., Co-Founder and SVP, Operations, Wurl; Will Gurman, VP, Global Content Partnerships, Pluto TV; and Max Einhorn, SVP, Acquisitions and Co-Productions, FilmRise.

Spotlight on Showrunners in 2021

Variety’s Deputy TV Editor Michael Schneider conducts a conversation with Greg Berlanti (Executive Producer / Writer / Director) and Julie Plec, (Executive Producer / Writer /Director)​​.

Ben Rosenblatt: Starting Your Future as a Producer

A keynote by Ben Rosenblatt (Executive Producer: Star Wars, Star Track and Snowpiercer).

Conversation with Kai Milla: Producing Short Films

A screening of the short film Off Hiatus, followed by a conversation with Producer Kai Milla. Moderated by Eileen Quast, Producer, Monaco Streaming Film Festival.

David Yarrow: Short Film Series

David Yarrow’s evocative and immersive photography is most distinctive and has earned him an ever growing following. The hour-long screening and talk consists of a wide range of short films from his countless shoots across the globe. A mix of expeditions to remote areas of the Earth to shoot incredible wildlife in their natural habitat with an underlying mission to drive – wildlife conservation awareness and efforts – to Hollywood film-inspired vignettes featuring the likes of Supermodels Cara Delevigne, Cindy Crawford and David Gandy.

Spotlight on Musicians: Soundtracks and Scores

A Conversation with Alex Lifeson, Hall of Fame Inductee and Guitarist for Rush, and Andy Curran, Juno Award Winner and Bassist/Founder of the Rock Band Coney Hatch. Moderated by: Eileen Quast, Producer, Monaco Streaming Film Festival.

Financing Female Led Content

A panel discussion with Josephine Cullen-Cronshaw, Lan Tschirky, Krysanne Katsoolis, and Nicole Purin. Moderated by Tony Davis.