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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

II. Immersive Hollywood - VR/AR-MR-XR

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

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

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

VII. Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

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

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

X. The Mobile - Social Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 16-18, 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, October 16th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

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

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Ronit Cohn, Vice President of Creator Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Will Granberry, Partnerships Manager, Brat

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

VCs, Private Equity and Corporate Investments: The Funding and Accelerating the Content and Technology Marketplace

Pallavi Shah, Senior Vice President, HOULIHAN LOKEY

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Christopher G. Howland, Vice President | Entertainment Industries Division, PACIFIC MERCANTILE BANK

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick

Bill Drewry, Founding Partner, Pursuit Advisory LP.

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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Co-Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

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

Lynette Cenée, Beauty and Make-up Influencer, 447K YouTube Subscribers

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

Alexandra Pickett, Account Director, RQ

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA, Moderator

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Noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

Andrew Sugerman, Producer, “Conviction,” “Any Day,” “The Divide,” “Prozac Nation,” and Exec. Produced, “Shopgirl”

Steve Foster, Head of Original Content, Adaptive Studios

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

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

Raúl Campos Delgado, co-founder, The Original Content Society

Michael Berk, Emmy Award Winning Producer, “Soul Surfer,” “Baywatch” TV and Movie, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

Women on the Creative Edge: From Cinematic Entertainment and TV to Sports, Music and VR/AR/MR: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Jackie Guerra, Sports Engineer and CEO, Game Ready Performance

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Jennifer Palais, Chief Strategist and founder, Reveal

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, Astrophysicist, Author, Musician and FIU CASE Board Member

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

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

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

Adam Goldstein , SVP, Business Development, ZEFR

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

James Norell, VP of Social Video Strategy, Fullscreen

Kevin Grosch, co-founder and CEO, Made In Network

Tom Bash, VP, Product, ChefsFeed

Phil Ranta, Head of Creators, Mobcrush, Moderator

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1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

Adam Arkin, Emmy award-winning, Director, Executive Producer, Actor

Lidia Porto, Actor, co-star, GET SHORTY (Series on Epix)

Don Handfield, CEO/President, Motor, Producer, “The Founder” & “Kill The Messenger”

Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, Writer, Producer, Director, "White Water", "Be Known

Goya Robles, Actor, “Get Shorty”, “The Mentalist”

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

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Producer’s Strategic Roundtable: Film - TV - Internet

Larry Kasanoff, Producer, True Lies, Mortal Kombat, Strange Days, Co- Founder, Lightstorm Entertainment (with James Cameron)

Danny Zuker, Five Time Emmy Winner, Producer of Modern Family (ABC), Just Shoot Me, Grace Under Fire

Michael Berk, Producer and Writer Baywatch: The Movie, Soul Surfer, SPF18, Creator, Baywatch (TV Series)

Randal Kleiser, Director and Producer: Grease, Blue Lagoon, New Virtual Reality Series DEFROST VR

John Canning, Executive Producer, Digital Domain, Chair of New Media Council, Producers Guild of America, 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

Shawn Streiff, Lead Manager Experiential, Live Streaming, and Strategy AT&T Hello Lab

Scott Mirkin, President, ESM Productions, a ROC Nation Company

Nadine Shelton, Emerging Tech Consultant, All for One

Mazen Alawar, Brand Director, The Recording Academy

Zale Schoonboen, Founder and Executive Producer, Pickathon

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

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2:40 PM - 3:40 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Content Development & Financing Workshop - Film – TV – Indie Production – Internet Programming

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

Matthew Soraci, COO, The Lagralane Group

Kayla Tabish, Director/Producer

SJ Murray, Ph.D., EMMY®-nominated filmmaker and award-winning writer, producer, director, & educator

Jim Milio, Producer/Executive Producer of Motion Pictures and Television Programming

Greg Gentschev, VP of Product, Video, Gracenote

Jamice Oxley, Associate, Pryor Cashman LLP, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

Miriam Mintz, Director of Development, JASH (Group Nine Studios)

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

Folayo Lasaki, Head of Marketing, SoulPancake, div. of Participant Media

Philip Shafran, Director, Content Activation, Brand and Business Development, America’s Funniest Home Videos

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Wednesday, October 17th

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

Crowdfunding, ICOs, Start-ups & Angels: The Financing the Entertainment and Technology Industries

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLP

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Muizz Kheraj, Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Mark Linao, Principal, Akaktsuki Entertainment Tech Fund

Justin Giddings, CEO & Founder, TheKickstarterGuy.com

Marlon W. Schulman, Founder & CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC, Moderator

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

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

Jeffrey Travis, Founder & CEO, Positron/ Creator, Voyager®

Rachel Lanham, General Manager, WunderVu, XR STUDIO, PIXVANA

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

Dmitry Shapiro, founder and CEO, Metaverse

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive

Kevin Cornish, Founder & Director, Moth + Flame & Conversive

Peter Csathy, Founder & Chairman, CREATV Media, Moderator

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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

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

Ed Beadle, Senior Manager Integrated Marketing, American Honda Motor Company

Lissy L'Amoreaux, EVP, Digital/Social, IGNITION

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

Cindy Kaplan, Product Placement Manager, Signal Entertainment Marketing, a WME Company

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Mishawn Nolan, Partner, NOLAN HEIMANN LLP

Michele Leung, Global Brand Marketing Advisor

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

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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

Bob Emmer, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Shout! Factory

Kevin Kasha, Co Founder, Three Bridges Entertainment, former, Head of Acquisition, Starz and New Line Cinema

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Jonathan Schwartz, SVP of Scripted Content, Apiary Entertainment

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

Noon – 12:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

What's my Brand? Finding Your Voice, Building a Strategy, and Creating the Right Content

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Hollywood - The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience Goes Mainstream

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Matt Smith, Executive Director, Business Development & Strategy, Comcast Technology Solutions

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

Yarom Boss, CTO, StratusCore

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Debra Chinn, Director, International Dubbing, Netflix

Robb Klein, Partner, Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Matthew Knowles, Actor, Model, Singer, and Bilingual Television Show Host

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

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

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12:40 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

Talia Veronica Kocar, Vice President of Content, Mammoth Media

Katie Koeblitz, Head of Independent Content apparentlyjack, (Producer, Galveston)

Estella Gabriel, Founder, Second Screen

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

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, Netwok KO, Moderator

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

1:00 – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Marketing You - A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Navigating Deals

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

2:00 – 2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

For the Gram: A Deep Dive into Instagram

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

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

Beau Avril, Global Head of Business Operations, FameBit By YouTube

Maude Standish, VP of Programming, Fullscreen

Natasha Vaquer, Vice President of Talent Partnerships & Influencer Strategy, Refinery29

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

Dan Ghosh-Roy, SVP Audience Development, Complex Network

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Content Strategies in Hollywood: TV - Film - Internet - Branding & Influencers

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

JR Griffin, Vice President, Digital Marketing & Business Development, FremantleMedia North America

Barak Shragai, CEO, IMGN Media

Stuart McLean, President, Content & Co.

Marlina Fletcher, Managing Director, Stink Studios

Elsa Ramo, Managing Partner, Ramo Law PC, Moderator

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

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

Yadira Harrison, Co-Founder, Verb

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Vance Garrett, Vice President, Experiential Global Entertainment, Westfield

Daniel Talbott, Writer, Director, Actor, Producer

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

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2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Session II: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast from this Room

Future of Film - Transitioning - a New and Challenging Environment Amidst the Burgeoning Streamers, New Tech and AR

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Heather Blair, VP Entertainment, Extended Cinema

Chris Fenton, Media Strategist and Dealmaker; Former President of DMG Entertainment

Robert Lenihan, president US programming, AMC Theatres

John Rubey, CEO, Rubey Entertainment LLC.

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Moderator

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

3:00 – 3:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Embrace Your Uniqueness - Monetizing What Makes You Special

 

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)

Marcus Glover, Partner, Southbox Ventures (former Consultant to Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Shakira)

Sarah Malkin, Head of Content, TraceMe (Russell Wilson Founder)

Matt Lawler, Director of Digital Media for the Global Partnerships, AEG

Nate Houghteling, co-founder and Executive Producer, Portal A

Mahzad Babayan, Director of Talent, Fullscreen Media

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

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

Raelle Tucker, Producer/Writer, True Blood, Jessica Jones, Sacred Lies

Linda Benjamin, COO & Head of Business Affairs, Covert Media

Jeanette B. Milio, President, Alliance Cinema

Michelle Crispin, Founder, mediaHo Marketing & Entertainment

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator

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Wednesday, Continued from Left Column

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304

Exploring the Language and Artistry of VR-MR-AR in the Cinematic Experience

Skylar Sweetman, Stage Manager, Metastage

Mike Monello, co-founder, Campfire, Collaborator, The Mill & Producer, Blair Witch Project

Celine Tricart, founder, Lucid Dreams Productions

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

Kirk Miller, Director of Media Programming, MediaMation

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Method EXP

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

4:00 – 4:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

It’s Not Just Social - Leveraging Social Media to Achieve Your Dreams

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

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

Sponsored by: Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

"Becoming a Master Negotiator: An Insider View from Power Players"

Joel Eisenberg, Partner, Council Tree Productions

Dr. Raye Mitchell, CEO and founder of The Winning Edge Institute, Inc

Sandy Abrams, TheCEOm.com

Moderator, K.J. Matthews, Award-Winning Entertainment Journalist

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Thursday, October 18th

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Zero to One – Grow your business at Digital Hollywood with those who have already done it before

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner of InfluenceTree

Page Ostrow, President, Ostrow and Company

Sean McSweeney, founder and CEO, Apache Health

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Rm. 172 & 173

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Tom K. Ara, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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

Jameela Jackson, Director, Startup Grind powered by Google

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Heather Blair, President, Heather Blair Consulting (a division of OuiMarket4U,Inc)

Natasha Miller, Founder/CEO, Entire Productions

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

11:00 – 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Do’s & Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

 

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

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Lisa Cecchini, VP of Media Analytics, Situation

Mike Monello, co-founder, Campfire, Collaborator, The Mill & Producer, Blair Witch Project

Pamela Abdy, Head of Film, Makeready

Joy Gorman Wettels, Producer, Anonymous Content

Janet Billig Rich, Artist Manager, Music Supervisor, Producer, and Tony Award-nominated Broadway theater producer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

Noon - 12:45 PM

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

Bio-Hacking the Human Body: Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle

Charles Haston, co-founder, CEO, Rebel Labs

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Lindsay Stewart, founding CEO, Stringr

George Leon, Chief Strategy Officer, Hawthorne

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Parker Williams, CEO/ Founding Partner, Wheelhouse

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Tiffany Boyle, President, Ramo Law PC

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

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

ICOs, Blockchain and Alternative Financing for Film, TV, Games AR/VR, Music, and Media Ventures

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes

Alexie Vagner, Founder, YaYo

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

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

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

1:00 - 1:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

The Mega-Organic Food & Wellness Ecosystem: The Farm to Table Transformation - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Chef Steve McHugh, Cured, Three-time James Beard Award Finalist, “Cured for a Cure Dinner - Blood Cancer Awareness”

 

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

What to Eat - Wellness and Nutrition: Paleo, Ketogenic and Whole30

 

2:00 - 2:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

2:00 –2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

#sponsored: How To Make Money Through Brand Sponsorships

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Haas Center, Room 172-173

Unlocking the Social Intelligence of Content

A workshop illustrating the critical role of online data and social media analytics and the insights they provide on the funding, development, marketing and distribution of content

Track 1 (1st hour) - How to Utilize Online Data and Social Media to Obtain Financing

Track 2 (2nd hour) - How to Cultivate and Grow Online Data and Social Presence to Develop/Market a Project

Track 3 (Third Hour) What Do Online Data and Social Media Mean for Distribution

Workshop Speakers

Karene Jullien, Corporate & Intellectual Property Attorney

Alex Zeldin, Co-Founder French Mustache

Ashley Rivard, Writer/Comedian – Founder of @SomedayILLgetThere

Gerry Maravilla, Head of Crowdfunding, Seed&Spark

Lisa Cecchini, Vice President of Media and Analytics, Situation

Trea Lachowicz, Transactional, Entertainment, and New Media Attorney, Pierce Law Group LLP:

Viviana Zarragoitia, Vice President, Three Point Capital

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Dan Goman, Founder and CEO, OwnZones

Thomas K. Arnold, Publisher and Editorial Director, Media Play News

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

Jack Davis, co-founder and CEO, Crypt TV

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

ICOs, Financing, Packaging & Investment: From Entertainment & Indie Project to Technology & Startups

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Jennifer Post, Partner, Thompson Coburn

Jason Scoggins, President & COO of Slated, Inc.

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Xsolla Capital

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

The New “F” Word: F-A-S-T: Fasting, Intermittent Fasting and Fasting-Mimicking

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

3:00 –3:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

What’s Next in Short-Form Video and Live Streaming

 

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

Alia J. Daniels, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Revry

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Hugh Hou, co-founder, CreatorUp

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

Blockchain, Content Rights, Licensing and Technology Solutions in Media and Entertainment: Implementation of Technology Strategies

Michael Alexander, Strategy & Growth Initiatives, IBM Global Telecommunications Industry

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Parker, CEO, Story Data, LLC.

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

The Foodie Lifestyle: From Professional Influencer to Everyday Foodie Maven

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

4:10 PM - 4:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Packaged vs. Home Cooking: Cannabis Infused Foods, Drinks and Treatments

Jason Pinsky, Chief Cannabis Evangelist, eaze

Ry Prichard, Photographer, Weed Guru and co-host, Viceland’s Bong Appetit, Moderator

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

4:00 –4:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Power in Numbers: The Value of Networking in Digital Media

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall