I speak as a keynote speaker at numerous conferences and for a variety of organizations. I often speak about film, new media, transmedia, innovation in artistic and business practices, disruptive innovation and new strategies for audience engagement. I can be booked directly via email at bnewman001 at gmail or through the Futures Agency.

Video with slides of my DIY Days: Reinventing Innovation Speech:

DIY Days - Reinventing Innovation Speech from Brian Newman on Vimeo.

Power to the Pixel: Reinventing Business Models for Film and Transmedia:

On Audience Engagement for PushPush Theater:

All of my presentations can be viewed on SlideShare, and are linked from the side panel of this blog.

I have given speeches for the following, among others, in reverse chronological order:  DocAviv (Masterclass, 2011); Sofia Film Festival Meetings (2011); DIY Days, NYC (Keynote, 2011); Slamdance Filmmakers Summit (Panelist, 2011); RIDM, Montreal Documentary Film Market (Keynote, 2010); NYFA, Masterclass for artists (2010); Vimeo Film Festival (Keynote, 2010); Push Push Theater (Seminar); Georgia State University, Digital Arts & Entertainment Lab (Lecture); Power to the Pixel Lab, Wales (Keynote and Mentor, 2010); DIY Days (Keynote, 2010); The Conversation (2010); Edinburgh Film Festival (Keynote, 3 panels, 2010); BAFTA Scotland, Scottish Students on Screen (Keynote, 2010); BAFTA/Shooting People Short-Sighted (2010); Slamdance Filmmaker’s Summit (Keynote, 2010); Arte, Pixel Paris Conference (Keynote, 2009); International Film Festival Summit (2009); Flyway Film Festival (Keynote and 1 panel, 2009); Edinburgh Film Festival (Keynote and 2 panels, 2009); Open Video Conference (2009); Berlin Film Festival Talent Campus (Keynote, 2009); Tribeca Film Festival (2008-09); Power to the Pixel, BFI London Film Festival (Keynote, 2008-09); Association of Moving Image Archivists (2008); Morelia Film Festival (2007) and Morelia Lab (Keynote, 2008); Creative Scotland Web 2.0 (Keynote, 2008); South By Southwest (Jury, 2002; panelist and moderator, 2001-08); Grantmakers in Film & Electronic Media Conference (2007); IFP Minnesota Media Conference (Keynote, 2007); Technology in the Arts Conference, Carnegie Mellon (2007); Salzburg Global Seminars (Keynote and Faculty, 2007); Columbia University Open Video Conference (2006-07); National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture (2001, 2007); National Arts Marketing Conference (Keynote, 2006); Sundance House of Docs (2006); Grantmakers In The Arts (2005); Atlanta Performs (2002-03);  Foundation Center Atlanta (2001-03); Slamdance (2001); AFI Los Angeles Film Festival (1999).