On the Scene: The Future of Television Conference Goes Digital

On November 16th, a one day conference held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage brought out the best and brightest in Television to talk about the future, and that meant digital media. TiVo, YouTube, Netflix, and Social Media were all on the table, or more specifically, giant screens complete with a social media feed of those tweeting about the event in real-time. This neophyte reporter suspected that what they had to say had some bearing on the future of comics, and particularly on how comics are marketed and discussed, and I heard a few sound bytes of wisdom. The bottom line I came away with was: video. The role of shareable video in spreading media awareness of new projects was a consistent theme addressed in several panels.

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