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ContentMakers unites the creators that dominate our free time and shape our viewing, gaming and audio needs with the leaders of the platforms that amplify their voices.

The future of content creation and influencer marketing is almost here. Industry experts outline the ABCs of brand collaborations and dive into the attention economy.

Bianca Andrade, Influencer & YouTuber, on PANDACONF Stage during day one of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Bianca Andrade
Influencer & YouTuber

What’s happening?

We’re exploring the future of content creation at ContentMakers with four curated content streams.

Your Web Summit Rio ticket gives you access to all masterclasses and roundtables at the event, as well as to talks on creatiff and 15-plus other tracks.

Mikayel Vardanyan, Founding Partner & Chief Product Officer, Picsart, on Creatiff Stage during day three of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Daniela Braga, Founder & CEO, Defined.ai, on Centre Stage during day one of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gaming and mobile

The games market is worth US$300 billion – more than the value of the film, book and music industries combined. From consoles to PCs to mobile apps, interest in all types of gaming continues to accelerate. What are the new games, formats, technologies and franchises that are going to dominate?

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Storytelling

New technologies are reshaping the art of storytelling. From concise short-form video to immersive AR and VR – and the creative potential of generative AI – avenues for expression have expanded significantly. Gain insights from innovative content creators into new platforms and developments, and how these tools can help us share ideas.

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Streaming: The next phase

TV, streaming services, film studios, broadcasters and social media apps are fighting hard for your attention. Traditional ways of distributing and consuming content have changed forever, and there’s no going back. How will the creation, distribution and consumption of entertainment play out in the era of streaming wars?

Special effects

Have we emerged on the far side of the uncanny valley? From monsters and aliens to historical reenactments and battle scenes, VFX in motion pictures and video games are becoming more immersive and realistic. Learn from the experts in visual and special effects as they show the future of entertainment.

Meet our past content creator speakers

Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
Actor, & OwnerMint Mobile
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
Founder & CEOgoop
Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo
Co-founderThe Solutions Project
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
Actor & Producer
Blake Chandlee
Blake Chandlee
President of Global Business SolutionsTikTok
Dawn Ostroff
Dawn Ostroff
Chief Content & Advertising Business OfficerSpotify
Jason Citron
Jason Citron
CEODiscord
Greg Peters
Greg Peters
Chief Product OfficerNetflix
Nancy Dubuc
Nancy Dubuc
CEOVice Media
Linda Yaccarino
Linda Yaccarino
CEOTwitter
Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart
Actor & Comedian, Founder & CEOHartbeat Productions
Laura Miele
Laura Miele
COOElectronic Arts
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria
Actress & Producer; FounderEva Longoria Foundation
Kate Swanborg
Kate Swanborg
SVP of Technology CommunicationsDreamWorks Animation
Daniel Alegre
Daniel Alegre
President & COOActivision Blizzard

Companies that attend

“We use technology – like social media – to talk about our communities.”

Amazonian Activist Txai Suruí on Centre Stage during the opening night of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

–  Txai Suruí, Amazonian activist

"It's a matter of positioning and knowing what to deliver to our followers."

Fiorella Mattheis, Founder & CEO, Gringa, on PandaConf Stage during day one of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

–  Fiorella Mattheis, Founder and CEO, Gringa

“Creative effectiveness will be the difference between success and failure.”

Alex Collmer, Founder & CEO, Vidmob, on PandaConf stage during day two of Web Summit 2022 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal

–  Alex Collmer, Founder & CEO, Vidmob

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