2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Ed Saxon: The Power of Story in a Digital Age

Monday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Next Stage
531 E 4th St


Academy Award-winning producer Edward Saxon (The Silence of the Lambs) is a master storyteller and active industry/business consultant who specializes in “storifying” messages to emotively connect with people. Drawing from his extensive film and television background, Ed will describe how people forge emotional connections through stories and highlight the constructs, power and importance of storytelling in a digital age. He'll explain why, in a multi-screen era, our ability to use stories to engender emotion is a critical success driver for individuals, brands, and technologies. He’ll also explore the impacts AR/VR/Mixed and immersive environments will have on our storytelling future.

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Ed Saxon

Exec Producer

Ed Saxon Productions

Academy Award-winning® producer Ed Saxon has been making feature films for 25 years. As principal of his own independent production company, he has developed and produced films with Fox, Universal,...

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