OCTOBER 10-11
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ATLANTA, GA
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OTT FEST PROUDLY ANNOUNCES
OPENING HEADLINER

OZZIE AREU

CEO OF AREU BROS STUDIOS
Cuban-American producer Ozzie Areu is the Founder and CEO of Areu Bros. Studios, the first Latino-owned and operated film and television studio in the United States. Throughout his growing and ever-expanding career, including his former position as President and Executive Producer for Tyler Perry Studios, Ozzie Areu continues to set new standards in the entertainment industry and help cultivate Atlanta's skyrocketing film industry.
   

AJC PRESS RELEASE:

OVER THE TOP FEST TO 

LAUNCH IN ATLANTA

First-of-its-kind conference for content creators will coincide with popular music, tech and culture fest A3C. 

Studio Head Ozzie Areu and HBO/WarnerMedia’s Doris Casap Tapped for Keynotes for October Event

Founding Sponsors Include Delta, Georgia Power and Metro Atlanta Chamber

OVER THE TOP FESTIVAL PRESENTS:

THE ULTIMATE CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

Over The Top Festival will be a first of its kind festival and conference to uniquely convene the rapidly evolving OTT industry, the emerging content creators who desire distribution and the fans who make up the future of consumption.
Our mission is to establish a vibrant global convening of next-generation creators, decision-makers, and enthusiasts to advance the Over The Top industry as well as empower content creators from all corners of the world in this new and exciting era of streaming. 

OTT FEST:

WHAT TO EXPECT

PREMIERE CONTENT CREATORS & LEADING INDUSTRY EXECS
OTT Fest is designed to celebrate the fundamental transition of the content industry. Hear from cinephiles, tech-forward entrepreneurs, and media influencers in our curated panels, keynote events, and exclusive screenings. 
IN PARTNERSHIP 
WITH A3C
Founded in 2005, The A3C Festival & Conference has grown from a local hip-hop showcase to an Atlanta institution and one of the most important annual gatherings in music and tech engaging more than 35K people. Over the Top Festival Keynotes will be featured on the A3C Stage.
PREMIERE CONTENT CREATORS & LEADING INDUSTRY EXECS
OTT Fest is designed to celebrate the fundamental transition of the video entertainment industry. Hear from cinephiles, tech-forward entrepreneurs, and media influencers in our curated panels, keynote events, and exclusive screenings. 
IN PARTNERSHIP
WITH A3C
Founded in 2005, The A3C Festival & Conference has grown from a local hip-hop showcase to an Atlanta institution and one of the most important annual gatherings in music and tech engaging more than 35K people. Over the Top Festival Keynotes will be featured on the A3C Stage. 

SPEAKERS FROM LEADING BRANDS INCLUDING:
Areu Bros. Studios
HBO/Warner Media
Netflix
Tenderfoot TV
Mailchimp 
Whistle 
Endavo Media
Tre Native
with more being announced soon...

OUR SPONSORS

PROGRAMMING TO INCLUDE
Opening Headline Conversation 
with Ozzie Areu, Founder and CEO, 
Areu Bros. Studios
OTT State of the Industry 
and Future Trends
Hear from industry experts on both the tech side and the creative side about shaping the new ecosystem and how OTT is creating new pathways and pipeline for emerging creators to make their mark. 
Creator Success Story with 
the Founders of Tenderfoot TV
Meet the co-founders of Tenderfoot TV and hear their story from purchasing $100 worth of podcast equipment to producing the #1 podcast in the US, which recently led to their first TV production deal.
The 3 D’s – Development, Discovery & Distribution
Join industry-leading platforms and strategists as they unpack the OTT ecosystem, with its new development strategies, discovery and engagement channels, and distribution outlets.  
The Perfect Pitch with Marc 
and Jeanine Simon
Learn from these two industry notables how to pitch your show successfully in the new era of OTT. 
Fireside Chat with 
Mailchimp Presents
How OTT Can Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Entertainment
As audiences demand more diversity and representation throughout film and TV, how does the new content era and the arrival of OTT help open doors for more inclusion of women and minorities?
Show Me the Money!
Creators need to think about their content as a business in the OTT ecosystem. Many new revenue models and funding strategies are emerging and are available – what are they and how do creators access and deploy them?
Fireside Chat with 
Whistle
Go Your Own Way
Whether it’s a channel, a network or a platform, OTT allows for an expansive marketplace of D2C distribution.  Hear from Founders and CEOs who are building niche OTT channels and the business models shaping their commercial success.
Creator Success Story with 
David Kwan, Founder and CEO, Tre Native
FULL SCHEDULE
COMING SOON
Programming to Include
Opening Headline Conversation 
with Ozzie Areu, Founder and CEO, Areu Bros. Studios
OTT State of the Industry 
and Future Trends
Hear from industry experts on both the tech side and the creative side about shaping the new ecosystem and how OTT is creating new pathways and pipeline for emerging creators to make their mark. 
Creator Success Story with 
the Founders of Tenderfoot TV
Meet the co-founders of Tenderfoot TV, Payne Lindsey and Donald Albright, as they discuss how they transformed $100 worth of podcast equipment in to a successful production company with 450 million downloads across five number one podcasts, and multiple television and film production deals.
The 3 D’s – Development, Discovery & Distribution
Join industry-leading platforms and strategists as they unpack the OTT ecosystem, with its new development strategies, discovery and engagement channels, and distribution outlets.  
The Perfect Pitch with Marc and Jeanine Simon
Learn from these two industry notables how to pitch your show successfully in the new era of OTT. 
Fireside Chat with Mailchimp Presents
How OTT Can Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Entertainment
As audiences demand more diversity and representation throughout film and TV, how does the new content era and the arrival of OTT help open doors for more inclusion of women and minorities.
Show Me the Money!
Creators need to think about their content as a business in the OTT ecosystem. Many new revenue models and funding strategies are emerging and are available – what are they and how do creators access and deploy them?
Fireside Chat with Whistle
Go Your Own Way
Whether it’s a channel, a network or a platform, OTT allows for an expansive marketplace of D2C distribution.  Hear from Founders and CEOs who are building niche OTT channels and the business models shaping their commercial success.
Creator Success Story with 
David Kwan, Founder and CEO, Tre Native
FULL SCHEDULE COMING SOON
Stay tuned to ottfest.com
for more information.