FAST Festival Adds Lightning’s James Ross to Keynote Lineup


James Ross, CEO of Lightning International, is among the keynote speakers at this year’s FAST Festival, taking place from July 23 to 25. You can sign up for your free registration here.

Ross launched Lightning International in 2011 as a content solutions company to help independent producers distribute their programs. In 2019, Lightning launched a bouquet of 15 FAST channels, which are now carried on numerous platforms around the world.

The second edition of the FAST Festival will feature keynotes and panels with leading FAST channel operators, AVOD acquisition executives and distributors. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on The first festival attracted more than 1,700 registered participants and hundreds of additional viewers watching the sessions on demand. Look for announcements in the coming weeks about speakers and sessions.

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