Los Angeles -- DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group has become a co-sponsor of the third annual 3D Entertainment Summit and will present four "Home 3D: Solutions and Strategies" panels at the Sept. 15-16 event.
The industry-funded nonprofit corporation, based here, promotes the consumer benefits of physical and digital home-entertainment media, including Blu-ray discs and video streaming.
The summit, presented in association with Variety, is co-produced by consulting company The Bob Dowling Group and trade-show organizer Unicomm. The 3D Entertainment Summit will be held at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation SKG, will be the summit's keynote speaker.
Summit organizers describe the event as a "highly interactive, discussion-driven environment" that gives entertainment professionals "the opportunity to gain practical insight into 3D technology, market considerations, adoption rates, creative and production strategies, and talent and licensing issues to gain a better sense of how 3D relates to their future." Attendees also get the opportunity to see demos of the latest products.
Premier sponsors include RealD, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, and Sony Electronics. Other sponsors include Samsung Electronics, NVIDIA, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, Hyundai, JVC U.S.A, Sensio, Dolby Laboratories and others.