Just got this in my email. What do you guys think?

Im excited!

We are pleased to announce a new kind of ConceptArt.Org workshop: The Greenlight Summit! Check out the speaker list below!

The industry has changed rapidly. Opportunity for creative artists and the dreamers who make art and entertainment has never been better. What is it going to take to be the most successful we can be? How can we see our creative dreams realized? How can we get better at what we do? How do we get funding? How do we build our business? What else can we do to improve our skills?


Check out who is joining us to answer those and a thousand other questions! These are just 40 of the 100 speakers coming to help and inspire us all.

JOHN STEVENSON: CO-DIRECTOR- KUNG FU PANDA
ALEXANDER SEROPIAN: FOUNDER- BUNGIE and WIDELOAD GAMES, FORMER PRESIDENT, DISNEY INTERACTIVE
JEFF BRAUN: FOUNDER OF MAXIS and FORMER PRESIDENT OF EA
CAREEN YAP:VP of LICENSING AND BIZ DEV - KONAMI
JAY DEE ALLEY: DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT DEV.- CAPCOM
JASON MANLEY: FOUNDER- CONCEPTART.ORG,TAD,BRILLIANT COLORS
KEITH BOESKY: PRESIDENT OF BOESKY AND COMPANY
LORNE LANNING: CO-FOUNDER- ODDWORLD
SHERRY MCKENNA-CO-FOUNDER- ODDWORLD
MEGAN GAISER: CHIEF CREATIVE STRATEGY OFFICER-HER INTERACTIVE
HEATHER HAZEL: SENIOR PRODUCER- POPCAP GAMES
CHRIS AVELLONE: LEAD DESIGNER/OWNER- OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT
J.E. SAWYER: LEAD DESIGNER-OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT
STEVE BOKKES: LEAD DESIGNER- SONY ONLINE
JOSEPH OLIN-FORMER PRES. ACAD OF INTERACTIVE ARTS AND SCIENCES
JOHN ENGLISH: FOUNDER/EDUCATOR- TAD/ILLUSTRATION ACADEMY
BILL DUGGAN: AUTHOR- STRATEGIC INTUITION
JOSEE LALUMIERE: GM NEWBREED VFX
RON LEMEN- ARTIST/EDUCATOR- THE ART DEPARMENT
MARIO WYNANDS: FOUNDER- SIDHE INTERACTIVE
MARSHALL VANDRUFF: EDUCATOR- THE ART DEPARTMENT
JEFFREY T. MAKOFF: SENIOR PARTNER- VALLE-MAKOFF LLP.
JEFFREY ROSE Esq. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEY
ODED PALLED: CEO- ROCKET NINJA
MILES THOMPSON: MEDIA PUBLISHER
RAJESH RAO: CEO, DHRUVA INTERACTIVE
STERLING HUNDLEY: AWARD WINNING ILLUSTRATOR- THE ART DEPARTMENT
JASON DELLA ROCA-GAMES CONSULtANT- FORMER HEAD OF IGDA and INDUSTRY CONSULTANT
SEAN KAUPINNEN- CEO, IDEA- GAMES INDUSTRY BIZ DEV GURU
TIM DONLEY: CREATIVE DIRECTOR- THQ/VIGIL GAMES
BRIAN REID: FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR-OSIRIS
JOHN SCHINDEHETTE: SENIOR ART DIRECTOR, WIZARDS OF THE COAST
JANE RADSTROM AND DORIAN ITEN: FACULTY, THE ART DEPARTMENT
JEFFREY CONRAD - PRESIDENT/CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER - AMERICAN GREETINGS
SIGGE KOEGL - GAMES INDUSTRY INVESTOR - ATTACTION
ASH MONIF - COO - HUMAN HEAD STUDIOS
STEVE FOWLER - VP OF STRATEGY - AYZENBERG GROUP
BRIAN SETH HURST- CEO- The OPPORTUNITY MANAGEMENT COMPANY - Board Of Governors at Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
IAN GINN - FOUNDER- TRANSMEDIA LEARNING NETWORK/ STORY ARCHITECT - HUBBUB MEDIA

The Greenlight Summit brings us 100 incredible entertainment, art and creative industry leaders for sharing truth in gripping talks, brilliant keynotes, live demonstrations, greenlight pitch sessions, realtime networking, portfolio reviews, employment fair, live Q&A and more. It is all available online, LIVE and ON DEMAND.

Topics include games, film, comics, toys, apps, social, mobile, transmedia, interactive, art, design, technology, legal, publishing investment, marketing, business development and more.

Register now and get 300 bucks off too! http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=237331

You will have an opportunity to meet many of the most successful creative people in the world, as well as hear the straight truth from those who have made it to the top.

More information can be found here: http://conceptart.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=235

Join us on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/GreenlightSummit

At the Greenlight Summit you can connect with us, connect with professionals, the industry, the speakers, and leaders in order to get the insight to better your knowledge, skills, and future. That is what this is all about.

We can't wait to see everyone again, and meet those of you who are new too!

The CA.O Workshops are back and delivered online, broadcast globally thanks to the community, TheArtDepartment.Org, Brilliant Colors (Formerly Massive Black Shanghai) and all the incredible speakers joining us from all over the world. There are no travel costs, no hotels...just great information, the tools you need to connect with everyone, the ability to share your works, get feedback, learn, grow, and seize opportunity!

This event is geared toward the industry, and suitable for all levels of student.

More to come! Stay tuned! --and be sure to register now to get the 300 dollar discount!