November 29 - December 1, San Francisco

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

Where smart content matters


Attend content-driven sessions and keynotes led by industry experts and innovators.

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Find new partners through curated market activities and stunning social events.

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Our new Innovation Expo showcases new tech like VR, gaming, digital and more.

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Latest News

The WCSFP will open with X Foundry (formerly Google[x]) director Obi Felten and the Institute for the Future director of Game Research and Development Jane McGonigal, as they share insights into how Silicon Valley fosters creativity and nurtures ideas.

The New York Times Company president and CEO Mark Thompson will discuss the challenges the digital world presents to the media, the strategy he has put in place at The New York Times and how to stay ahead in the era of fake news.

The new MythBusters Brian Louden and Jon Lung will host of this year's What's the Buzz? session, our annual round-up of the hottest trends in science, history and non-fiction media.



Join us in San Francisco for an outstanding slate of sessions, a new Innovation Expo, and tailored networking events.

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Host Hotel & Travel

Stay at our host hotel, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, with special rates starting at $219/night USD. Plus save on flights.

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Speed Dating

Producers and content-creators can connect one-on-one with key decision makers. Deadline October 26.

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For 25 years, the Congress

has been a must-attend gathering for producers, broadcasters and distributors working in science, history and non-fiction media. As we celebrate our anniversary, we are looking ahead to the innovations changing the core of our industry and the growing importance of communicating knowledge and truth.

This year's three-day event in San Francisco, CA, will feature keynotes by industry leaders, a new Innovation Expo, and tailored networking events. We will welcome broadcast and production leaders, along with content creators from a wide range of tech and innovation industries.


NEW Innovation Expo

Taking place alongside the traditional Congress sessions and market events, the Expo will feature interactive exhibits, live demos and tech-focused displays. Discover what's next for content creation, from virtual and augmented reality to online platforms to gaming and beyond.

Exhibitors will connect with international leaders in broadcasting, production and digital media, with numerous opportunities to build brand awareness and foster new business across a range of strategically aligned sectors.


Guest Speakers

Dan Cesareo

Big Fish Entertainment (USA)


Obi Felten

X Foundry (USA)


John Ford



Brian Louden

MythBusters (USA)


Jim Louderback

Vidcon/Social Starts (USA)


Jon Lung

MythBusters (USA)


Jane McGonigal

Institute for the Future (USA)


Mark Thompson

The New York Times Company (USA)



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