- Thirteen and Twilight's director Catherine Hardwicke
- Ghost Whisperer's producer Kim Moses
- CNN's Martin Savidge
The summit will have a few dozen panels and presentation on many aspects of the media biz, including:
In addition to the conference, Pittsburgh's Opal Awards will be awarded at a reception on Saturday night. The reception opens at 7pm with a dessert reception. Director Catherine Hardwicke, WQED CEO Deborah L. Acklin, Pittsburgh Film Office's Dawn Keezer, and longtime Pittsburgh journalist Eleanor Schano will be honored during Opal ceremony.
You can register or buy Opal Award tickets online through midnight (EDT) on Wednesday, May 14. Conference registrations and Opal Award tickets will be available at the door beginning at noon on Thursday, May 15 in the 2nd floor Rotunda of the Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center.
pghflicks.us is a conference sponsor, and is sponsoring complimentary WIFI in the Westmoreland room on Saturday.