MediaMotion Ball

The MMB celebrated 20 years in 2017. A spectacular night with over 400 guests .

See you in 2018 for #MMB21 »

In 2017 the MediaMotion Ball celebrated 20 years... yes 20. Twenty years of this not for profit, all volunteer organized user event - the longest running of its kind at NAB. And it turned out be a super special night, brought to you in part but our new platinum sponsor The event itself was on the 24th of April, 2017 during the NAB show.

Our 2017 speaker, who happens to be a founding member of the community: Brian Maffitt gave yet another insightful, considered and thoroughly entertaining keynote. We'll have the full version online soon.

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We'll return in 2018 for MMB21. Watch the video below and see why the MediaMotion Ball is the 'must attend' event.

Attendees talk about the MediaMotion Ball - IMUG MediaMotion on Vimeo.

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The MediaMotion Ball is the longest running all volunteer and not for profit event for production professionals each year at NAB. First held in 1998, the MMB has grown to be the one dinner you 'need' and 'want' to be at during NAB.

The MediaMotion Ball is the industry's finest gathered at a relaxed event that provides the opportunity and time to meet and talk with the 'who's who' of the video production, motion graphics, colorist and 3D fields.

The 2017 MediaMotion Ball

Attendees enjoyed a fine multi-course sit down dinner & dessert, mingling with their industry friends & peers and also participate in the drawing for our huge prize pool.

The MMB is always brought to you by the International Media Users Group (IMUG) and the AE-List - totally independent, non profit and volunteer organizations.

Need more information about the MediaMotion Ball? Go here to find out what it's all about or here for more NAB info and more details about other events at NAB or here to see the prize list from 2017. 


The MMB is at the Monte Carlo Hotel. 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South
on Monday night of the NAB week in April and doors open at 5:30pm.

6pm is the best time to arrive.
The main part of the evening begins at around 6:40pm.
Bring your MMB ticket and present yourself to our friendly all-volunteer door staff.
They will check you off the list and give you a name tag and a prize entry form.

Fill in the Prize entry form and drop it into the prize barrel near the bar.
You must be present to win. One entry per attendee.
If for some reason you cannot make it to the MMB please give your ticket to someone else and contact us (below) to have the name changed you may also request a refund.
What happens at the MMB?
Relaxed sit down dinner with wine courtesy of Maxon, cash bar, many prizes, live music and great dessert including our signature Bananas Foster and the Platinum Sponsor Chocolate Cake. Plus a bunch of super creative people to talk to.
Our sponsors will also have tables where you can ask about their products. Please visit them and say hi. They make the MMB possible!

Look over the prize table and drool over what you might win. Remember, the MMB is a winners choice prize system. If your name is drawn YOU get to choose your prize from those remaining on the prize table.

Schedule of Events for 2018 (may vary)

5:30pm - doors open, meet and mingle. Bar open.
6:00pm - Have your Red Carpet' photo taken. Sponsors available to talk one-on-one.
6:40pm - sit down at tables
6:50pm - MMB starts with a brief word from our Platinum sponsor & first prize draw.
7:10pm - Dinner with superb wine supplied by Maxon, makers of Cinema4D.
8:15pm - Dessert, then brief word from our Gold Sponsors and more prizes
8:25pm - Short Keynote Presentation from Brian Maffit
8:45pm - break
8:50pm - Silver Sponsors draw prizes
9:20pm - All the rest of the prizes from our wonderful sponsors
9:30pm - MMB then winds down for another year!
9:45pm - Head off to your next party or gathering

Join us in 2018 for what has become a defining event for so many post production professionals going to NAB.

Steve Griffiths
Event Coordinator
MMB Team 2018
Contact: if you have any queries.

The MediaMotion Ball is a non-profit, all volunteer run event created and organized by the International Media Users Group. Would you like to join our email lists? All the details here: - for the IMUG Email List - for the After Effects Email List