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Tracks and Themes

I. The Influencer Awards - Voices and Vision of an Industry

II. Immersive Influencers - Awards Categories

III. Influencer & Brand Marketing Speaking Track

IV. Immersive Hollywood - VR-AR-MR-XR

V. Internet TV: The Disruption - OTT: Phones - Tablets - PC - TV

VI. The Artistic Creators: Directors – Technologists – Actors – Producers – Performers - Writers

VII. The Micro-Influencers - The One Day Intensive

VIII. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Funding - Packaging - Blockchain & Crypto

IX. The Women's Summit & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

X. The Mobile Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

XI. The University Project: AR-VR-Internet & Entertainment - Accelerating the Educational Process

XII. California Cannabis Entertainment & Technology Forum

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Digital Hollywood Spring, May 22-24, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 22nd

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

The Power of Influencers: Accelerating Brand Value Across Platforms - From Internet TV - Mobile - Social Networks

Andrea Kinloch, SVP Business Development, FBE, Fine Brothers Entertainment

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

YiZhou, Influencer, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Ronit Cohn, Vice President of Creator Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Jennifer Perri, Vice President, Univision Creator Network - ‎Univision Communications Inc., Moderator

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Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173: Live Webcast

Augmented Reality – Innovation in Retail - Fashion - Media - Wellness - Navigating the Future

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks Los Angeles

Raffaella Camera, Head of Extended Reality Go-To-Market, Accenture

Leon Laroue, Product Manager, New Ventures, AR Eyewear, Epson

Christina Lee, Daydream Store Lead, Google

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C., former, Chief Legal Officer and VP, Magic Leap

John Iaia, Strategic Account Executive - Americas - Vuforia,  PTC

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Influencer Lifestyle - Defining Your Life - Your Voice - Your Future

Rebecca Zamolo, YouTube Star, 2.7 M Subs - Comedy - Lifestyle - Joy

Maryam Ghafarinia, Creator, Glam and Posh, Fashion & Beauty Micro Influencer

Roxette Arisa, Beauty & Make-up YouTube Star

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

Adam Wescott, Partner/Co-Founder, Select Management Group

Sam Leigh, Producer, Artist & Brand Manager, inArtists (iA)

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

The Power of YouTube & SuperStar Apps: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Adam Goldstein , SVP, Business Development, ZEFR

Jake Katz, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Trailer Park

George Ouzounian, aka, MADDOX, YouTube Celebrity

James Norell, VP of Social Video Strategy, Fullscreen

Leanne Perice, founder, Music Brand Agency

Phil Ranta, Head of Creators, Mobcrush, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Women on the Creative Edge: From Cinematic Entertainment to VR/AR/MR: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Beatie Wolfe, Singer/Songwriter, Technology Innovator

Tanna Frederick, Producer/actor, Defrost (VR Narrative Film)

Julia Hamilton Trost, Business Development & Content Partnerships, Google VR/AR

Holly Gordon, Chief Impact Officer, Participant Media

Kim Adams, former, VFX Producer, Pixar, Google and Oculus

Kayla Tabish, Actor/Producer, Films: “Culture of Fear”, “Loren Cass”

Emily Cooper, Chief Content Officer, SAM Immersive, Moderator

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Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304: Live Webcast

The Social Differentiator: Social Data and Social Reach Partner with Hollywood

Amy Luca, President, theAmplify

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Alec Shankman, SVP and Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing, Abrams Artists Agency

Benoit Vatere, CEO/Co-Founder, Mammoth Media

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Live Stream of Music Festivals and Concerts: Brands, Bands and New Technologies

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media

Raymond L. Roker, VP, AEG Studios, AEG GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

Chris Hassell, Founder, Ralph

Brian Anderson, Global Music Sponsorships, Google/YouTube

Annie Lei, Chief Revenue Officer, AmpLive

Nadine Shelton, Emerging Tech Consultant, All for One

Kim Owens, Founding Editor | Digital Media & Entertainment Researcher, Kaffeine Buzz, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

Internet TV: The Disruption - OTT: Phones - Tablets - PC - TV

Ivy Sheibar, VP of Business Development, Eko

Robert Steele, Head of Strategy & Operations, Machinima

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels, pocket.watch

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Heather Johns, Executive Director, Development, Laugh Out Loud Network

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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Track III: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

The TV/Film/Video - Platforms and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Distribution Package

Shannon Lords, Managing Executive Producer, Great Bowery Film

Emiliano Calemzuk, CEO, RAZE

Mickey Meyer, President, Group Nine's Network and co-founder, JASH

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President of ArcLight Cinemas

Philip Shafran, Director of Content Activation, Brand and Rights Management, Vin Di Bona Productions

Daniel Tibbets, CEO, EL Rey Networks

Jim Amos, founder, Scout53, former, President of Distribution, Sony Pictures and SVP Head of Sales, STX Entertainment

Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions, Moderator

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

A Special Dinner Event at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, May 22nd - Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

6:15 – 8:30 PM, The Awards Dinner Celebration

The Influencer Awards – The Nominees Dinner

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Wednesday, May 23rd

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

VR/AR/MR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand/Experiential/LBE

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Strategy, Unity Technologies

Jenna Seiden, President, Vertically Coastal, Inc.

Madelaine Guppy, Chief Commercial Officer, Here Be Dragons

W. Joe DeMiero, Digital Management Director, Team One and President, TiltShift

Andrew Shulkind, Director of Future Imaging and Content Innovation, M. Bonnieux, Inc.

Arlene Wszalek, Vice President, Strategy & Delivery, 87AM

Moderator, Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Branded & Influencer Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity

Dana Droppo, Creative Director, Brand Partnerships, SuperDeluxe, Turner

Jennifer Palais, Cannes Lion Winner, Strategist, Content Director, “The Lada GaGa Experience,” “Apple - 30 Years of Mac Celebration”

Melissa Anderson, President and co-founder, Public Good

Cameron Partridge, Head of Digital Partnerships, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Paul Spriggs, President of Americas, System1 Agency

Moderator, Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Valerie Alexander, CEO, Goalkeeper, Inc.

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Amanda Bradford, Founder and CEO, The League

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Tess Cacciatore, CEO, Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN), Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience – Internet TV Goes Mainstream

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Eric Berman, Head of Business Development and Partnerships for VRV, Ellation

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

Moderator - Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC.

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Track III: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Women & Original Content: From Film/TV, Internet Video and Influencer Campaigns to Games

Claire Wingate, Vice President of Production and Operations, Pulse Films

Talia Veronica Kocar, Vice President of Content, Mammoth Media

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

Greta McAnany, Award-Winning Filmmaker and founder, Blue Fever, Inc.

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Keith Hernandez, SVP of Strategy, Bleacher Report, Turner

Anne-Marie O’Neill, Chief Operating Officer, Whalerock Industries

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Chief Digital Officer, CAA-GBG, a division of CAA

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

Mark Egan, Managing Director, West Coast, MediaCom

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

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Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

Working in the Industry: An In-Depth Discussion with Executives and Creatives from TV, Film and Technology

J. Todd Harris, founder, Branded Pictures Entertainment (Producer, The Kids Are All Right, Bottle Shock, Jeepers Creepers and Piranha 3D)

Derrick N. Ashong, Emmy Nominated, TV Host/Producer/Activist & Co-Founder Amp.it

Laura Rodriguez, Marketing Coordinator, Social Media, The Recording Academy

Alma Derricks, Founder and Managing Partner, REV

Lucia Brawley, Executive Producer, The World Cup of Hip Hop & Co-Founder, Amp.It

Nick Vallelonga, Writer/Producer/Director/Actor, “Green Book”

Moderator, Simone Nelson, Managing Director, The CSU Entertainment Alliance

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV, Mobile & Internet to Social Media

Evan Sroka, Co-Head, Global Client Strategy, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Michael D. Ratner, CEO, OBB Pictures, Creator/Producer, “Cold as Balls” starring Kevin Hart

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Laverne McKinnon, Executive Producer, Netflix comedy series, Girlboss Studios USA

Eileen Grubba, Actor & Activist

Katrina Wolfe, President of Production, AG Studios

Wendy Sweetmore, Founder/CEO, networkBe (former Senior Exec. MGM/Mark Burnett Productions)

Zadi Diaz, Vice President, Head of Digital Studio, ‎mitú

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive, Moderator

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception - Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Presented by: The Media Excellence Awards

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

“Fads vs Trends in Mobile Wearables: From Technology to Functionality and Design”

Jeremy Wall, CEO & Founder, Lumenus

Ken Rosenblood, CEO & Founder, obVus Solutions

Gabe Grifoni, CEO, Rufus Labs

Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR & Entertainment, Inc. Moderator

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Membership Meeting/Mixer

Open to to All Digital Hollywood attendees and

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The Evening Event

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Open to All Attendees

The Keynote Evening

Presented by the Television Academy Interactive Media Peer Group

Demystifying the Immersive Hollywood Experience

Lori H. Schwartz, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Tanner Stransky, Director of Digital content, HBO

Tammy Glover Park, VP Production TNT/TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.

Jacob Robinson, Director, Original Programming, TBS

Rick Hack, Media and Entertainment Partnerships, Intel Americas

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Thursday, May 24th

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304, Live Webcast

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the New Hollywood of Content to Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

Jeff Park, Chief Technology Officer, HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.

Rich Affannato, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, STAGE

Frank Chindamo, President & Chief Creative Officer, Fun Little Movies

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Karate Combat

Enrique Olives, Global Business Development Head and Business Unit Head, ABS-CBN Global

Jon Cody, founder and CEO, TV4 Entertainment

James M. Burger, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Women Entrepreneurs: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Building the Brand, the Personal and the Company Identity

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Ronjini Joshua, Owner, The Silver Telegram

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Debra Chen, founder, Vanity + Trade

DMA/Donna Michelle Anderson, President, @PlanetDMA

Linda Sherman, Co-Founder, The Courage Group, Moderator

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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

ThinkTank I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

Hollywood and Cybercrime: from Privacy to Piracy, Theft and the Dark Net

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Eric Schlissel, CEO, GeekTek

M.F. Fogel (‘Michele’), Founder and CEO, Your Moral Compass Counts, LLC

Kimberly Pease, co-founder and Vice President, Citadel Information Group, Inc.

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Newton Lee, Author, Educator, Futurist - ‎Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships, Moderator

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

VR/AR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Ricardo Diaz, Executive Director of Digital, Omelet

Joey Jones, VP, Executive Creative Director, a.network, Ayzenberg Group

Guy Bendov, Business Development, ByondXR

Michael Rucker, Chief Operating Officer, OmniVirt

Gregg Katano, Partner / VP of U.S. Operations, HOLOGATE and VP of Business Development / General Manger, PHASE TWO

Allen White, Immersive Reality Designer, Team One

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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Noon - 1:00 PM, Sponsored: Women’s International Music Network

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Influencing Diversity in Media: The Voices of Change in the Entertainment, Content and Technology Industries

Laura B. Whitmore, Founder, The Women’s International Music Network, Moderator

Laura Nickerson, Content Creator and Brand Manager, America’s Funniest Home Video

Inga Dyer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel Business and Legal Affairs, Revolt TV

Morgan Rhodes, Music Supervisor, Middle of Nowhere, Selma, Queen Sugar S1

Natalee Geldert, Director of Brand & Media Partnerships, PMG

Alece Oxendine, Director of Digital Sales, Good Deed Entertainment

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304, Webcast

Producing for Film/TV, Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing Programming

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

George Leon, Senior VP of Media/Account Management, Hawthorne

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Caressa Douglas, SVP of Global Strategic Partnerships, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Ceslie Armstrong, Executive Content Producer, Quarter Moon Productions & Noisy Trumpet, Moderator

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Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Digital Deals - Networks, Studios and Producers - Monetizing Content Across Platforms

Jason Henderson, Sr. Manager, Business Development, DISH Network

Russell Schwartz, Senior Vice President and Head, Original Programming Business & Legal Affairs, Starz

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, The Law Offices of Bruce David Eisen

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Ryan P. Hall, Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

The ABC of Branding"

Hosted by Karene Jullien

Part I: 2 PM: BRANDING STRATEGY - What is a brand? Where do I start?

Part II: 3PM: BRANDING CAMPAIGNS – How do I give my brand a voice?

Part III: 4PM: PROTECTING MY BRAND

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Internet TV Packages: Innovation in the Package – Innovation in the Technology – The One-Three Year OTT Outlook

Luke Edson, Chief Revenue Officer, Future plc

Josette Bonte, Chief Strategy Officer, CTM: Institute for Communication Technology Management, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

G.O. Burton, Senior Vice President, Global Business Development and Distribution, OWNZONES Media Network

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

Producing Video OTT/Social Content - YouTube - FaceBook - Snapchat - Influencer - Advertiser - Series

Phoenix Gonzalez, co-founder and President of Sales, dotstudioPRO

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Catherine Gudvangen, Executive Producer, Schiefer Chopshop

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Jonathan Stern, SVP of Strategic Development, Bunim/Murray Productions

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Evening Event (to be announced)