Watch Biola Media Conference live with new app

May. 3, 2012 By Jenna Bartlo

Filmmakers around the world can now experience the Biola Media Conference live and access the archives on their iPhones and iPads with the new Biola Media Conference App, available for purchase at Apple’s iTunes store.  

The new application will enhance the media conference experience, according to chairman of the cinema and media arts department at Biola University, Jack Hafer.

“This, along with our growing media archive of practical, cutting edge insights from some of Hollywood’s top leaders provide practical wisdom into becoming better at our craft and finding the creative breakthroughs that we all need to succeed in the entertainment industry,” said Hafer.

The app is a practical tool for conference attendees, putting information at their fingertips, helping people quickly and easily find out more information about the speakers, review the schedule, tweet a question and purchase videos with insights from some of Hollywood’s sharpest minds.

The application will stream Simon Swart, executive vice president of Fox Home Entertainment, Steve Taylor, director of “Blue Like Jazz,” DeVon Franklin, vice president of production at Columbia/Sony Pictures and author of “Produced By Faith,” and McNair Wilson, former Disney imagineer and expert on "Recapturing Your Creative Spirit."

To download the Biola Media Conference App for iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices, visit the iTunes App Store.


For more information on the conference or to register online, visit

About Biola Media Conference:

In its 17th year, the Biola Media Conference exists to educate, inspire, and network media professionals while providing creative inspiration into the spiritual nature of any career in the media industry. BMC attracts participants who will benefit from direct interaction with acclaimed industry pros who are at the top of their craft. From CEOs to students, attendees secure valuable information, insight, and contacts that strengthen their character and their careers.


Biola University, named one of 17 “up and coming” national universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2011, is a private Christian university located in Southern California. For more than 100 years, Biola has remained committed to its mission of biblically centered education, integrating biblical principles with every academic program. With a current record-high enrollment of 6,250 students, the university’s six schools offer 145 academic programs, ranging from the B.A. to the Ph.D. For more information, visit

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