'Biophilia' co-creator Scott Snibbe to deliver keynote at X-Summit

August 15, 2011

We are delighted to welcome Scott Snibbe as a keynote speaker at X-Summit, occurring Oct. 25-26 in Toronto!

Scott SnibbeScott Snibbe
Co-creator of Björk's Biophilia
Scott Snibbe is a media artist, filmmaker and researcher in interactivity. Most recently, he collaborated with singer Björk to create Biophilia, the world's first-ever app album (releasing Sept. 27) as a means of monetizing art without compromising creativity. His interactive art applications for iPhone and iPad - Gravilux, Bubble Harp, and Antograph - have all occupied spots within the iTunes Store Entertainment section's Top Ten. Snibbe is the founder and CEO of Snibbe Interactive, which distributes and develops immersive interactive experiences for use in museums, entertainment and branding. He is also the founder of the non-profit research organization Sona Research, which investigates the socially beneficial applications of interactive technologies. His work has recently been featured in Billboard, Wired and CBC News.

About X-Summit
X-Summit will kick off the evening of October 24 and take place October 25-26 at The Carlu in Toronto. X-Summit is the evolution of IN: The Interactive Exchange, IO’s highly successful, multiplatform conference which celebrated its fifth anniversary last fall. X-Summit is co-produced by the Computer Animation Studios of Ontario (CASO) with the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) as Lead Industry Partner. For more information, visit www.x-summit.com.


About Interactive Ontario (IO)
IO is a not-for-profit industry trade organization representing more than 300 interactive digital media companies covering a range of sectors including: e-Learning, video/online games, mobile, television, and social media. IO is committed to the growth of the Ontario interactive digital media industry. To this end IO is an industry advocate within Ontario and nationally as a founding member of the Canadian Interactive Alliance /Alliance interactive canadienne (CIAIC.)
About CASO
The Computer Animation Studios of Ontario (CASO) is a non-profit association dedicated to globally promoting and growing the Ontario Animation and Visual Effects industry exclusively in Ontario, Canada. This also includes educational institutions and all related companies that service our ever-expanding industry.

About the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA)
The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) (formerly the Canadian Film and Television Production Association) is a non-profit, national industry trade organization representing the interests of leading screen-based media companies in all regions of Canada that are engaged in the production and distribution of English-language television programs, feature films and interactive media content.

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