From Punk Zine to Major Media Force

  • NYC - The New School 66 E 12th St New York, NY, 10003 United States
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“VICE is a global youth media company and the industry leader in producing and distributing high-quality, original online video content. Launched in 1994 as a punk magazine, VICE now operates out of 36 offices globally, and has expanded into a multimedia network, including the world's premier source for original online video, VICE.COM; an international network of digital channels; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; and a book-publishing division. Learn from company insiders how this outrageous, no-holds-barred, do-it-all media entity is becoming a new model watched by big media. Invited speakers include VICE co-founder and global reporter Suroosh Alvi.

VICE's digital channels include VICE SPORTS, a sports channel; MUNCHIES, a food channel; VICE News, a dedicated news channel; Noisey, a music discovery channel; The Creators Project, dedicated to the arts and creativity; Motherboard, covering cultural happenings in technology; THUMP, focusing on global dance and electronic music; and Fightland, a channel dedicated to the culture of MMA. VICE acquired British fashion publication i-D in 2012 and re-launched i-D's digital presence at i-D.co, a video-driven fashion site. In 2013, VICE launched a news-magazine series on HBO titled VICE. The Emmy-nominated series just completed its second season; seasons three and four to air in 2015 and 2016.”