Tracks and Themes in Development

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

II. Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity

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

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

V. Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

VI. Art of the Drone: Breakthroughs in Aerial Entertainment Technology

VII. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

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

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

X. Hollywood Advertising: Brands - Agencies - Networks - Platforms

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

XII. The High School Music Company Project

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 23rd

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

The Phenomenon of AR Gets Real - Entertainment, Advertising, Education - The Gateway to the Future

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Valuing and Financing Entertainment Content: Movies, Television and Online Video, From VC & Equity to Crowdfunding

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

The Augmented Reality Experience: Implementing the Next Generation of AR into Application: From Education to Entertainment and Games

 

12 Noon – 1:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

“From Demographics to Storygraphics: Applying AI for Advanced Audience Intelligence

Session II: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

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

 

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

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Culture in Crisis: Docs, Nightly TV, Comedy, Social Media - Content in a 24/7 World

Track III: New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”, Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Hollywood & Space: Everything Starts with Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick

 

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

 

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

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

Social Media Transforms Entertainment Marketing = Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Linkedin

Track IV: New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

The Hollywood and the Space Science ThinkTank: Imagining Worlds, Space Travel and Space Habitats

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM. Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

The Star Trek Effect on Technology – Imagination Gets Realized – Smartphones and VR to Space Technology

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

I. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, Ahmanson Hall

Hollywood and Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity – The Artists – The Science and the Right Stuff

 

Wednesday, May 24th

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

 

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

Silicon Beach Strategies: Accelerate, Incubate, Crowdfunding, Start-ups & Angels

 

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

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

 

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

 

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

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

 

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

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

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

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Guerin C - Herscher Hall

New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

Space as Portal to our Humanity: Cinema as Vehicle for Exploration

 

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

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

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

Track III: 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 24 (Continued from Left Column)

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Guerin C - Herscher Hall

New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

Visionaries Transport us Into Space: Hollywood Meets NASA - SpaceX - JPL - Blue Origin - Virgin Galactic

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

The Power of VR-AR: A New Language of Artistry - A Unique Moment of Commercial Possibility and Marketplace

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

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

The Evening Honorees

 

Thursday, May 25th

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Haas Conf. Ctr. - Rm. 172 & 173

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

 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Sponsored by the Casting Society of America

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

The Casting Process for Immersive Media - CGI-VR-Games etc.

 

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

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

 

New Track: The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track IV: Political Comedy – Internet – TV – Film – Our Cup Runneth Over

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

 

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

Presented by Laduma

Session II: Haas Conf. Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

VR, The Directors Cut: Part of “The New Normal”

Moderated by: Frank Radice, Expert in Residenc, Definition6

Ben Smith, CEO, Laduma

Joel Douek, Co-Founder, ECCO VR, Chief Scientist, Man Made Music

Jesse Redniss, Chief Innovation Officer,  Turner Broadcasting

Tyson Sadler, Emmy Award Winning Director, Ryot

Dylan Southard, Creative Director, writer, VR Playhouse

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Investment, Financing & Packaging Entertainment & Technology Projects: Unique Content - Unique Technology

 

New Track: The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Comedy on the Internet & Mobile: From YouTube to OTT Programming – From Cats Videos to "Carpool Karaoke" – Internet – Mobile Laughs Rule

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

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

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

The Evening Keynote Event

The Best in Comedy – Performance – Screenings - Awards

 

The 57th Annual Genii Awards, Additional Ticket Required

Honoring Achievement of Excellence by Women in Media and Entertainment

Hosted by: Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Cocktail Reception, Red Carpet and Silent Auction

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - The Awards Ceremony, The Magnin Auditorium

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