Dubway's binaural recording specialist, Stephen Kurpis attended the Virtual Reality seminar. In it, Mark Sternberg, of RevrieVR, explored the various considerations that film-makers must take into account when shooting content for virtual reality experiences. Included amongst these considerations was the various forms of spatial audio recording methods that are available, with an analysis of the benefits that each will have for different aspects of the VR media creation process.
Dubway's Lo Boutillette attended the Music Licensing panel, hosted by John Joseph Andrucci and featuring Neil Levine, of Penalty Entertainment, Joel Feinberg, of de Wolfe Music USA, Diana Aiken of SESAC, and Chris Lakey of Kobalt Music. The panel focused on licensing music for film as well as the steps a film maker must take to acquire music for it's production.
You can find the list of the New York City Independent Film Festival Award winners and nominees on their website.