JacksonHole programs at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 15-19, Austin, TX
Friday, February 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 1:30-3:00 PM Delphi Study: The Science Behind Science Communication JacksonHole WILD and partners from Colorado Mesa University examine the intersection of STEM, media, and evidence-based communication to guide media narratives. Add your voice to their efforts to document perceptions of communicating STEM. This project is funded by the National Science Foundation.
Saturday, Feb 17 2:30 – 3:30 PM What do Producers REALLY want? Short-form or long-form programs? In-depth, breaking science stories or character-driven narratives? One-offs or a themed mini-series? Here is your chance to hear first-hand what producers from around the globe are looking for in mainstream and online science media programming, alongside discussion about the current array of media platforms and the demographics they reach.
Sunday 10-11:30, 1:30-3 and 3:30-5 Speed Pitching Here is your chance to present your science story ideas--one-on-one--to some of the most sought after production executives from around the globe. From VR/360 to theatrical/commercial and broadcast release as well as digital distribution, they are here looking for new projects and new talent! The rules are simple: you have eight minutes to share your idea, with a one-pager in hand if you have it—then move on to the next person. Come prepared with a pitch and see if you can grab their attention. Click here for signups!
Friday-Sunday 10:00 - 4:30 JacksonHole WILD On Tour screenings Take a movie break and watch a selection of JacksonHole Science Media Award finalists and winners, throughout the day.