31 minutes | Jan 2, 2018

LARRY NAMER, President/CEO Metan Global Entertainment Group

Monica speaks to LARRY NAMER, President/CEO Metan Global Entertainment Group. An entertainment industry veteran with over 45 years professional experience in cable television, live events and new media. Larry Namer is a founding partner of Metan Global Entertainment Group (MGEG), a venture created to develop and distribute entertainment content and media specifically for Chinese speaking audiences in China and abroad. MGEG recently launched the inspirational competition series The Bruce Lee Project in China, in conjunction with Company Films (co-owned by Keanu Reeves and Stephen Hamel), Bruce Lee Entertainment, LLC (Shannon Lee’s production company) and Benaroya Pictures. The joint venture So You Think You Know Kung Fu LLC and 8K Miles Media Group have joined forces to bring the series to audiences in South Asia and Middle East. http://thebruceleeproject.com/ Mr. Namer was involved in creating the series’ original format and currently oversees sales and development for the project. An accomplished entrepreneur, Mr. Namer is the co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, a company now valued at over $3.5 billion USD, and the creator of several successful companies in the United States and overseas. Among those companies are Comspan Communications that pioneered Western forms of entertainment in the former Soviet Union, including the syndication of the popular soap opera Santa Barbara, which ran for 10 years in the region, and Steeplechase Media that served as the primary consultant to Microsoft’s MiTV for developing interactive TV applications. Steeplechase was also involved in the early development of ITV programming, creating interactive episodes of Baywatch, Pacific Blue and over 250 episodes of Judge Judy. Mr. Namer was also the Primary Strategic Consultant to The Documentary Channel.  LARRY NAMER WILL BE AT SUNDANCE Event Details: Join us during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 21st  for a thought leadership panel, Q & A session, and a social networking mixer and cocktail reception at the “Indie Film Showcase at Park City.” The panel discussion will focus on the entertainment industry for the independent filmmaking community. It will highlight the creative work of the panelists as they discuss some of the projects they have recently worked on, the challenges they have overcome, share some low effort/high return solutions that have worked for them, and what’s next on the horizon for the indie film industry. Monica Morrison of ientertainmentnews.com | Indie Entertainment Podcast, part of B Team Media Group will be moderating this discussion. RSVP DATE AND TIME Sun, January 21, 2018 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM MST Add to Calendar LOCATION 710 Bodega Tapas And Wine 710 Main Street Park City, UT 84060 View Map  
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