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Chris Adams - Orbit Media Group. West End, QLD, AU

Chris Adams Chris Adams

Founder | Orbit Media Group

West End, QLD, AUSTRALIA

Seasoned, dynamic speaker: media, entertainment, technology, film, social and digital media executive

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Chris Adams Keynote Address, X Media Labs, Melbourne, Australia

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Biography

Chris Adams is an internationally recognized media, entertainment and technology executive, keynote speaker, children’s author, lecturer and strategy consultant and ideas guy. Over the course of his 20+ year career, he has worked with, for and led such companies as: Facebook.com, Participant Media (helping to build and run the company through its first series of films including: An Inconvenient Truth, Syriana, Good Night, And Good Luck, North Country and Kite Runner), Glam Media, Amazon.com Comcast Cable & Interactive, HBO, Lycos.com and many others.

He has just created a Beachball Media (www.beachballmedia.com), a joint-venture partnership with boutique agency Me+Bond (www.meandbond.com) to build a global, digital practice that leverages best-of-breed partners to create and execute on best-of- breed ideas. The company has just won a $2.5M global campaign with one of Australia’s leading energy companies, has done all the marketing behind ‘Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids” and is pitching brands across the globe.

Other companies he holds partner, management, Board or GM roles in are: Orbit Media Group, a revenue-generation and business accelerator; MyHeartwill.com, a social legacy network; Adams/Kearney, a film, TV and interactive production company; This Magnificent Life, an online luxury magazine, The Global Poverty Project where he sits on their Global Advisory Board.

Recent projects include: “Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids,” an interactive children’s storybook App published by his Orbit Media Group and benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation. “Sam The Biggest Fire Truck,” an interactive iPad App which Adams wrote for his son and social gaming company, “Pay For Play.”

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Chris graduated from the University of Denver with a double-major in English Literature and Mass Communications. He received his MFA from USC’s School of Film and TV and his MFA/PhD with honors from USC’s School of Professional Writing, pursuing both degrees concurrently.

Chris lives in Brisbane, Australia with his wife Sharon and their son, Cooper and is an avid surfer, writer and reader.

Industry Expertise (10)

Media - Online Media Production Media - Broadcast Corporate Leadership Social Media Management Consulting Advertising/Marketing Internet Entertainment Motion Pictures and Film

Areas of Expertise (8)

Film Web Apps Social Media Digital Media Trans Media Storytelling in the Digital Age App Publishing

Accomplishments (2)

AIMIA Award Nominee (professional)

My children's Application book, "Sam The Biggest Fire Truck" was nominated in the "Best Children's" category

AIMIA Award Nomiee (professional)

2011-01-01

My interactive children's App book, "Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids" was nominated for four AIMIA Awards in 2011

Education (3)

University of Southern California: PhD, Creative Writing 1995

University of Southern California: MFA, Film and Television 1994

University of Denver: BA, English and Communicaitons 1989

Affiliations (2)

  • AIMIA
  • The Global Poverty Project

Event Appearances (12)

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X Media Labs  Melbourne, Australia

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Screen West Conference  Freemantle, Australia

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X Media Labs  Wellington, NZ

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Digital Hollywood  Los Angeles, CA

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TV 3.0  Beverly Hills, CA

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AIMIA  Sydney, Australia

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CTIA  Las Vegas

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OnHollywood  Los Angeles, California

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AIMIA  Sydney

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AIMIA  Brisbane

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AIMIA  Sydney

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Zero Waste Conference  Adelaide, Australia

Sample Talks (1)

Media (Social, Digital, Traditional, New): Discuss

A straight-talking, interactive (Q&A), relevant and useful look at how media of all forms is the engine behind your business, message, product or service

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  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance

Fees

2500 to 15000
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