Tracks and Themes in Development

I. Virtual and Augmented Reality - From Sense of Presence to Full Embodiment

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

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

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

V. Music 2020 - UCLA Center for Music Innovation

VI. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VII. The Women's Summit - Content and Technology

VIII. Hollywood Advertising - Brands - Agencies - Networks - Platforms

IX. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Hollywood = Tablets - Phones - TV - PCs

X. The High School Music Company Project

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 18-21, 2016

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 18th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

Pokemon GO - The Phenomenon of AR Gets Real - Gateway to the Future

Don Daglow, CEO Daglow Entertainment (Games Industry Leader: La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

Jules Urbach, CEO, Otoy

Brian Selzer, Vice President, Business and Product Development, DAQRI

Craig Allen, Digital Strategist, Creative Leader, Creative Alchemy Incorporated

Dmitry Shapiro, CEO, GoMeta

Anjali Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Client Computing Group, Intel

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

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12 Noon – 1:00 PM Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Jaime Burke, co-founder and President, Lifeboat Productions

Harrison Land, Vice President, Development, Jupiter Entertainment

Robert (Leo) Rodgers, MBA, Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group

Ilyssa Goodman, Producer/Director/Sales Agent, DunGood Entertainment

Ryan P. Hall, Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

Mimi Steinbauer, President and CEO, Radiant Films International

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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

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

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

Rich Sutton, Chief Revenue Officer, North America, Trusted Media Brands

Josh Entman, Cofounder and Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media

Mike Pusateri, Founder/CEO, Bent Pixels

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services, Moderator

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Track II:  Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Unlocking Intelligence: Education within Technology and Virtual Worlds - VR-AR-Immersive

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D., Director, Medical Virtual Reality - Institute for Creative Technologies, USC

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., CEO and President, Legacy Interactive and Legacy Games

Eric Gradman, ‎Chief Technology Officer, Two Bit Circus

Julian Sarmiento, Creative Director & VR Content Creator, Digital Domain

Lynn Rogoff, founder, AMERIKIDS USA

Tai Crosby, Founder & CEO, SilVR Thread

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

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

Live Streaming – Social Streaming – The Video Phenomenon of Everything

Andy Beach, Technical Evangelist, Developer Experience, Microsoft

Rob Gabel, Founder and CEO, Tubular Labs

Michael Palmer, GM of Video, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Paula Batson, Vice President, Communications, YouNow

Lena Lotsey, Senior Social Media Manager, Ignition

Mike Lee, Director of Digital, AEG Global Partnerships

Karen Allen, President, Karen Allen Consulting, Moderator

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1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

The Hollywood Masterclass: TV, Film and Video - Packaging - Producing - Bundling - Distributing in a Cross-Platform World

Rick Rosner, Writer, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Man Show, Crank Yankers, The Grammys, The Emmys

Bill Wheeler, Writer, “Queen of Katwe”, “Ray Donovan”, “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”, “The Hoax”, “The Prime Gig”

Jonathan Fernandez, Writer/Producer, “Rob the Mob,” Writer “Star Trek: Enterprise,” Writer, “WRESTLING MOSES for HBO”

Jaydi Samuels, Writer, "Salem," "Celebrity Death Match," and "Family Guy"

David Zucker, Writer/Director, Airplane!, Top Secret, Ruthless People, three Naked Guns”

Catherine Clinch, TV Writer, TV veteran, Hunter, Jake & The Fat Man, Knight Rider, Love Boat, Hart to Hart, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Women in Virtual Reality and Immersive Entertainment: Experiencing New Dimensions and Creative Experience

Jacki Morie, Founder / Chief Scientist, All These Worlds, LLC.

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

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Ryan Pulliam, CMO, Specular Theory

Rachel Skidmore, ‎Director of Media Development, ‎Skybound Entertainment

Anarghya Vardhana, Senior Associate, Maveron VC

Catherine Day, Head of Unscripted/EP, Jaunt VR

Louisa Spring, Head of Business Development, Innerspace VR, Moderator

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Track V: Herscher Hall, Room 202

CrowdFunding Update:  Exploring Innovation in the Crowdfunding Film-TV-Start-up Process

Jason Cooper, producer, documentary filmmaker and founder, King Toledo Entertainment

Josh Chapman, CFO, Filmfundr

Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC

Sam Blan, Founder and CEO, Blak Box Group

Dan Cunningham, President and Head of Physical Production, Busted Buggy Entertainment

Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, Youngry.com & White House Award Winner Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

The TV/Film/Video - Developing Strategies and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Franchise

Allison Wallach, president, Jupiter Entertainment

Mike Richards, Executive Producer, The Price Is Right and Let’s Make A Deal

Lemuel Plummer, president and CEO, L. Plummer Media

Linda Ong, Chief Culture Officer, Civic Entertainment Group

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

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, 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 – 8:30 PM, Two Dinners to Pick From - Additional Ticket Required

I. The Welcome Dinner - Guerin B - Herscher Hall

The Human and Entertainment Interface: An Object of Beauty - The Doorway to Everything

Moderator: Philip Lelyveld, VR/AR Program Manager, USC Entertainment Technology Center

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive / Studio Leader, Walt Disney Imagineering

Herve Bizira, Head of Engineering, HuffPost RYOT

Caitlyn Meeks-Ferragallo, Director of Content, High Fidelity

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II. The Welcome Dinner - The Keynote Roundtable, Ahmanson Hall

The Hollywood VR-AR State of the Union - Studios - Networks - Tech Companies - A Vision into the Future

Bill Fay, Production Executive, “The Dark Knight,” “300,” “The Hangover,” “Clash of the Titans” "Independence Day," former President of Production Legendary Pictures

Chris Defaria, President, Animation and Technical Innovation, Warner Bros., Executive Producer, 'Gravity', 'Mad Max: Fury Road' , 'Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix' and the upcoming 'The Lego Movie Sequel'

Paul Hook, Partner/Head, Motion Picture Production, ICM Partners

Jim Mainard, EVP, Digital Strategy & New Business Development, DreamWorks Animation

Moderator - Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

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Wednesday, October 19th

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Breakfast Session

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

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Moving into the Next Wave

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group, Founder E! Entertainment

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research WEDBUSH SECURITIES

Ted Malone, Vice President of Planning and Strategy, TV & Media, Ericsson

Darren Cross, former, Vice President Business & Corporate Development, Maker Studios

John Corser, VP Production, NBC Universal Cable Productions

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Inc., Moderator

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10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

The VR-AR ThinkTank: Top Executives From Leading Technology and Entertainment Companies Assess the Current Expansion and Likely Evolution of the Industry

Ramzi Haidamus, President, Nokia Technologies

Randal Kleiser, Director, "Grease," "Honey I Blew Up the Kid"

Joel Susal, Director, VR/AR, Dolby Labs

Bo Begole, Vice President and Global Head, Huawei Technologies Media Lab

Bob Pette, Vice President, Professional Visualization, Nvidia

Shawn Gold, Corporate Marketing Officer, JustFab Inc., Moderator

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Kendra-Bracken Ferguson, founder, The BrainTrust

Cupid Hayes, V.P. Business Development, MCMG | Communications, Distribution

Valerie Alexander, author, How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having "Female Brains")

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

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Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 202

Investment & Funding of Film, Indie Film and TV: from Theatrical Features to Cable Networks, Netflix and Amazon

David Lyle, President, Pact US (former CEO, National Geographic Channel)

David Bixler, Senior VP, Acquisitions, 21st Century Fox

Meyer Shwarzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

Ray Ricord, Senior Vice President, Critical Content

Barry Gordon, CEO, XLrator Media

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc., Moderator

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

VR/AR as Change Agent: Social, News, Documentary and Political Media

Elijah Allan-Blitz, VR Experiences, “Ken Burns new film “Defying The Nazis,” Aloe Blac & Gina Belafonte

Jamie Wong, Creative Director/Executive Producer, "Project Empathy"

Ian Forester, CCO, Co-Founder, VR Playhouse

Brandon Zamel, ‎Founder, CEO, Springbok Entertainment, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

The China - Entertainment Industry Roundtable: A Discussion with China Experts - Investment, Joint Ventures, and Productions in Film - TV - Technology

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Fan Wang, Director, Producer and scholar with Sarft

JANET YANG, Managing Director, Tang Media Partners

Lora Y. Chen, CEO, China Media Consulting, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Women & Original Content: From Internet Video and Advertising to TV, Games and Film

Kim Rosen, Head of Development, Astronauts Wanted

Anna Prosser Robinson, Programming Manager, Twitch

Marlene Sharp, Producer, TV Series, Sonic, Sega of America

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, “Squaresville"

Caryn Ward Ross, Actress (BET's The Game and He's Mine Not Yours)

Karen Morgan, Co-Founder/Creative Director, Soma Fashion Network

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Future of Film - From Cinema and Immersive Entertainment to VR/AR and Theme Parks - The Franchise Expands!

Chris Edwards, CEO, The Third Floor and Chief Production Officer, The Virtual Reality Company (VRC)

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer Barco Escape

Michael Jenson, Strategy and Operations Consulting, Deloitte, Adjunct Professor USC Cinema

Christopher White, Director, Special Projects, Osterhout Group

Gene Munster, Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst, Piper Jaffray

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Inc., Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Shannon Flynn, Television Director, Nickelodeon, The Disney Channel

Maya Zuckerman, Multiplatform Transmedia Producer & Culture Hacker

David Viviano, Chief Economist, SAG-AFTRA

Daniel Tibbets, President and General Manager, Robert Rodriguez's El Rey network

Brandon Lawrence, Television group, CAA

Nicholas Pepper, Head of Television, The Mark Gordon Company

Sam Hanson, Creative Executive, FOCUS FEATURES

Simone Nelson, Director, Marketing & PR, California State University Entertainment Alliance, Moderator

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

Women in TV, Film & Immersive Innovation: From OTT and OVNs to Cable, Broadcast, Advertising and Features

Molly Dowd, Managing Director, Odopod - Agency for Tesla, Google, Dish

Marjorie Dehey, VP Strategy and Content, Bishop Lyons

Margaret Czeisler, Chief Strategy Officer, Wildness, AwesomenessTV

Nancy Nayor, President, Nancy Nayor Casting

Daniella Kuhn, Actress & Writer

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

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2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating TV-Movies, Advertising & Other Experiential Programming

Nathalie Mathé, founder, NativeVR (former, Director of Creative Technology, Jaunt)

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab

Lewis Smithingham, filmmaker & VR Supervisor and Editor, Doug Liman’s VR series Invisible

Maureen Fan, CEO and Co-Founder, Baobab Studios

Dave Taylor, Video Game Programming Legend, Doom & Quake

Reed Fehr, Program Director, Idean

Anna Marie Piersimoni, Instructor, Department of Cinema and Television Arts, California State University, Northridge, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: Brands and Entertainers Collaborate

Scott Iason, Digital and Brand Packaging Executive, Creative Artists Agency

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Devery Holmes, President & Chief Executive Officer, Spark Alliance Marketing

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Evelyne Ouellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

Mark Wolf, Writer, Director, Producer, Change The World Productions

Josh Stein, Special Counsel, MG+, Moderator

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

The Women's Summit - By Women - For Women - About Women

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

Amy Kim, Co-Founder & President of Lifeboat Productions

Karen Bailey, SVP, Original Programming, Starz

Shannon Keenan Demers, SVP of Production and Creative, Tremendous! Entertainment

Dannielle Dormer, Executive Producer, Physical Production, Ignition

Laverne McKinnon, Head of Television, Denver & Delilah Films

Karen Tenkhoff, Producer, The Motorcycle Diaries, Exec. at Wildwood (Spy Game, An Unfinished Life) Studio Exec., Frozen

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

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Wednesday, October 19th

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Sponsored by: Mobile Excellence Awards and the Interactive Television Alliance

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

Pitch, Pass or Play: Interactive Start–Up Showcase Competition

Joerg Bachmaier, SVP, Content Strategy and Co-Productions, Machinima

Chris Denson, Director, Ignition Factory, OmnicomMediaGroup USA

Jonathan Lowe, VP Marketing, AEG Sports

Lance Robbins, Senior VP  and Producer, AnEFX

John P. Roberts, Chief Digital Officer, Bunim-Murray Productions

Brad Spahr, VP Product Development, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment

Adam Wilensky, Director of Business Development, Fox Digital Entertainment

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Roundtable and Reception

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy, Evening Host

A Celebration of the "Best of" in Virtual - Augmented - Immersive Realities

The Evening Honorees

1. "The Walking Dead" VR Experience, David Alpert, CEO, Skybound Entertainment

2. “The Empathy Project” Jamie Wong, Creative Director/Executive Producer, co-creator, Van Jones, Political Analyst, CNN

3. “Incorporated” - Executive Producers by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, Aruna Inversin, VR Supervisor, Digital Domain, SyFy Networks

4. “Halcyon” VR/TV Hybrid for Syfy Network and Oculus, Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

5. Ken Burns and TIME Present “Defying the Nazis VR” for PBS, Producer, Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse; Director, Elijah Allan-Blitz

Additional Honorees to be Announced

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Thursday, October 20th

The Immersive Breakfast Roundtable

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Haas Conf. Ctr. - Rm. 172 & 173, Live Webcast

The VR Narrative: Immersive Theater and Language of VR: Story Architects and Experience Designers

Nick Bicanic, founder, RVLVR

Jenni Ogden, President & Executive Producer, Eye Q Productions, LLC

Monika Bielskyte, founder, AFE Media

Evette Vargas, CEO, Storyteller, DIGITAL • REIGN PRODUCTIONS

Nick DeMartino, Chair, IDEABOOST Accelerator, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

The Social Phenomenon of Pokemon Go: Tracking and Monitizing the Real-Time Social Graph

Mark Carlson, CEO, SimpleFeed, Inc.

Chuck Fishman, Director, Media, Entertainment and Publishing, Acquia

Teri Thompson, President, Rocky Peak Enterprises, LLC

Lindsey Buchanan, Director of Social Media, Ayzenberg

Terry Redfield, CEO and Founder, Wicked Fun

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

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10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: The Guerin A, Live Webcast

Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Ankur Prakash, Vice President, Liberty Global Ventures

Don Stein, Partner, Virtual Reality Investments, LLC

Mary Ermitanio, Manager, Manatt Digital Media

Rob Vickery, Co-Founder, Stage Venture Partners

Larry Braitman, Partner, Virtual Reality Investments, LLC

Kelemen Papp, Executive Director, Mooreland Partners

Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session II: Guerin A Live Webcast

The Hollywood Strategy: Building the Film-TV-VR-AR-Game - The Collaborative Vision of Franchise and Brand Extension

Cristina Mancini, EVP Franchise Management, 20th Century Fox

Justin Clibborn-Booth, CMO/Head of Business Development, Psyop

Greg Coleman, VP, Worldwide Marketing & Franchise Management, Walt Disney Animation Studio

Pete Blumel, co-founder, CEO, and Creative Director, The Rogue Initiative

Geoffrey Long, Creative Director, USC, World Building Institute and World Building Media Lab

Josh Feldman, Executive Producer, Head of Television Development and Production and Strategic Advisor for Digital Media - ‎Telltale Games/Lionsgate, Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

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

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Vishal Panchal, Director, Digital & Theatrical Distribution - Shout! Factory

Simon N. Pulman, Associate, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Christopher Rudy, Head of Partnerships, Cut

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305, Women's Creativity

Funding Women's Projects: Film/TV Packaging to Tech Start-ups - VC - Private Equity and Crowdfunding

Nancy Duitch, CEO and Founder, Visionworx Branding

Joanna Cronin, Director of Product, StartEngine Crowdfunding

Magdalena Segieda, co-director, FrackNation and co-producer, Gosnell: America's Biggest Serial Killer

Renata RA Akhunova, Partner, Formula VC, Venture Fund, Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Allen Sanford, CEO and Co-Founder, LiveList

Juan Santillan, CEO Vantage TV

Raymond Leon Roker, Executive Producer / Content Creative Director – Coachella/Goldenvoice

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM - Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Women in Media - Personal Branding and Niche Marketing

Laura Nickerson, Media Host/Producer and Video Consultant, The Randy Lane Company

De Ivett, President, CEO, 5D Spectrum

Randy Lane, President, The Randy Lane Company

Stephanie Weier, founder and CEO, BrandwoodGlobal.com

Aimee Helfand, founder and CEO, FamiLeague

Anna Ibbotson, President, Deep Focus LA, Moderator

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Developing an App: from Idea and Conceptualization and Realization

 

Session II: Guerin A, Live Webcast

CG Humans: Integration of the Virtual Character in Film - TV – VR - Games

Joseph A. Zaki, Founder and CEO, VRTUALITY

Marshall Millett, CEO, AeMass (Volumetric Motion/Reality Capture

Gregory Peter Panos, Founder: Persona Foundation, Futurist, VR /AR Pioneer

Woody Schultz, Actor, Producer, Writer and President/Partner of Winning Swimmer Productions

Alexx Henry, CEO, BlueVishnu/ Avatar Shepherd

David Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172-173

Business Reality for Virtual Creatives: VR Law, Agents, Contracts, and Unions

David Marlett, Founder / CEO, CINEMERSIA, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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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 Open to all attendees

Special Evening Event, to be announced

 

Friday, October 21st

Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Strategies in Start-up Business Development:  Developing Concepts, Lean Start-up Techniques and Positioning Your Company to Succeed!

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Speakers to be announced

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Virtual Reality Production Roundtable

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM, Haas Conf. Center, Room 173

VIRTUAL CINEMA: Writing, Directing and Acting for Live Action VR

David Marlett, CEO & Founder, CINEMERSIA

Nell Rutledgedleverenz, VR Actress, Writer and Producer

 

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank II: Haas Center - Room 172, Live Webcast

Accelerating Brand Value with Influencers: The Road to Relevance

The Influcencers

Manon Mathews, Social Media Influencer, Actress

Matt Cutshall, Actor-Writer, Over 2,500,000 Social Media Followers

The Executives

Dana Long, SVP, Digital Practice, Golin Digital, Moderator

Tiffany Everett, Director, Digital, Golin Digital

Kristen Berry-Owen, Vice President, Research & Analytics, Golin Digital

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Virtual Reality Production Roundtable

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM, Haas Center - Room 173

The Future of Entertainment: VR Story Architects and Experience Designers

Celine Tricart, founder Lucid Dreams Productions and co-director, "Marriage Equality" VR film for Nokia and 3ality Technica, Moderator

Joel Douek, Co-founder, ECCO VR

Edward Button, Award Winning Director of Photography and Director

Csilla Kozma Andersen, Head of Content Relations, Nokia technologies

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Crowdfunding - Full Day of Sessions

Noon - 1:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

The Crowdfunding Update: A Roundtable of Experts

Jennifer Post, Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Justin Giddings, CEO and founder, The Kickstarter Guy

Adam M. Goyer, Chief Strategy Officer. The Blak Box Group

Ryan Foland, Assistant Director, Blackstone Launchpad, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Crowdfunding Breakthrough: Access to Capital Meritocracy through Reg A+ -- How is Raising Money from Consumers, Including Non-Accredited Investors Changing the Funding Marketplace

Ron Miller, co-founder and CEO, StartEngine

Gene Massey, Chairman/CEO, MediaShares.com & CinemaShares.com

Jillian Sidoti Esq. Crowdfunding Lawyers

Joshua Sessler, Partner, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Center - Room 171

Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat & Other Social Media - Transforming Marketing, Transforming the World

Brian Popowitz, VP, Head of Marketing & Business Development, Black Box

Marci Dobrow, Vice President of Global Client Services, 4C Insights

Jessica Hasson, founder, PulpPR

Philip Barrett, Senior Vice President, Purch

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Tamir Buchler. COO, Busker

John Bohan, CEO + Founder, Socialtyze

Debbie Menin, Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, theAudience, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Virtual Reality Production Roundtable

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM , Haas Center - Room 173

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating Movies, Games & Other Experiential Programming

Ascot Smith, Filmmaker/Writer/Game Designer

Zenka, Independent Artist and Futurist, Jenny Carden

Larry Rosenthal, founder, Designer, Director, Producer, Cube3

Shane Pase, Ph.D., founding consulting partner, Reality Science

Anna Marie Piersimoni, Instructor, Department of Cinema and Television Arts, California State University, Northridge, Moderator

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