Starring You

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Tuesday 15th March, 2011

11:45am to 12:00pm (CST)

Have you ever Yearbook-ed Yourself? How about Elf-ed Yourself? Or Mad Men-ed Yourself? What about created your own South Park alter-ego or used Simpsonize Me or created your own Scott Pilgrim avatar?

In today's hyper-social web, where users are sharing content on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and beyond, major brands are using personalized entertainment to create buzz over their next campaign – whether it be the launch of a new movie (Avatarize Yourself, Terminate Yourself, Shrekify Yourself), TV show, new product or promotions surrounding the Holiday season.

These interactive campaigns have reached millions and they only happen when the combination of art & technology makes a perfect blend – giving consumers the tools to make a customized, artistic version of themselves to share with their friends.

This panel will bring together the creators of these web sensations to discuss the what, how, and why's of personalized entertainment. What is the cause for this craze? Will it last? What is next?

LEVEL: Beginner

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Evan Spiridellis

I like making stuff. bio from Twitter

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3 attendees

  • Edmund Cape
  • Evan Spiridellis
  • Georgetta Nicol

5 trackers

  • Devi
  • kathybabb
  • Katie Felten
  • Liang Shi
  • Online Prism

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Time 11:45am12:00pm CST

Date Tue 15th March 2011


Ballroom E, Austin Convention Center

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