Crunchyroll to Speak at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)

Crunchyroll Executive, Vu Nguyen, to Speak at Futures of Entertainment 3

San Francisco, CA (November 6, 2008) — Convergence culture has moved swiftly from an industry “buzz” word to an industry thought process. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) Comparative Media Studies and the Convergence Culture Consortium have invited Crunchyroll executive, Mr. Vu Nguyen-Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, to speak on the creation of trans-media story-worlds, understanding the appeal to migratory audiences and the production of digital extensions for traditional materials at this year's Futures of Entertainment 3 conference ( HYPERLINK "" held November 21-22, 2008 at the M.I.T. campus in Cambridge, MA. More information can be found at HYPERLINK ""

Mr. Nguyen will be speaking (Friday, November 21, 2008) on the panel, Making Audiences Matter, along with individuals from the world of entertainment and educational institutions. Some of the panel's topics will include:

Examining the Migratory Audience
Advertising Avoidance
Building Audience Relationships
Connecting Audiences with Content
Engaging the Audience

About Crunchyroll
Headquartered in San Francisco, California – Crunchyroll is hailed as a leading online entertainment brand with the largest international online community and destination focused on Asian entertainment including anime, drama, music in addition to electronic entertainment and auto content. Crunchyroll's distribution channel and partnership program delivers content to over four million passionate fans worldwide. Crunchyroll is funded by the premiere group Venrock. More information can be found at its website HYPERLINK ""

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