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Actors - Writers - Directors - Performers
Producers - Conference at Digital Hollywood

Special Event at Digital Hollywood

 

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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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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

Graham Brown, Partner, Lerer Hippeau

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Vinay Singh, Partner, Archer Gray (producers of indie movies - 20th Century Women, Mr. Holmes etc.

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, CEO, Covert Media

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, 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

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

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

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

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

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

Kenny Christmas, EVP of Business and Legal Affairs, MarVista

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Todd Garner, Founder & CEO, Broken Road Productions (Producer/ExecProducer, Black Hawk Down, Daddy Day Care, Con Air, 13 Going on 30)

T.J. BARRACK, Founding Partner, Adaptive Studios

Linda Benjamin, COO & Head of Business Affairs, Covert Media, 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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Track II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

ICOs, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Investing and its Impact on Entertainment, Advertising and Technology

Mike Pelletier, Blockchain & Gaming Advisor; formerly Call of Duty Marketing Director

Seth Shapiro, Head of Strategy, VideoCoin.io,

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Tony Mugavero, CEO, Littlstar

Rebecca Lauren, EVP, MAD Network

David Bloom, Columnist/Contributor, TVRev / Tubefilter / Forbes, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Esports – Fantasy Sports – Video Games – VR/AR Games - Analytic Driven Real-Time Games

Ann Hand, CEO, Super League Gaming

Jace Hall, General Partner, Vision eSports

Nate Loucks, Vice President of Original Content, Whistle Sports

Patrick Dees, Co-Founder & VP, Gaming, Fan Controlled Football league

Jon Bukosky, CEO, Ultimate Media Ventures

Moderator, Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports

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

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

Julie Lawrence, Creative Executive, Playtone (Tom Hanks Production Co.)

Lezlie Wills, Creative Executive, Get Lifted Film Co. (John Legend’s Production Company)

Jessica Pavão, Director, Development, Television, 3Pas Studios (Eugenio Derbez’s Production Company)

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

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

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

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, Director/Producer

Emily Cooper, Chief Content Officer, SAM Immersive, 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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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

Ethan Goldman, Partner, Anchor Worldwide

Yvonne Huff Lee, co-founder, The Lagralane Group

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

Jill Gilbert, Head of Animated Content, Luma

Jamice Oxley, Associate, Pryor Cashman LLP, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

 

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

Awards Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, May 23rd

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

Amy Wan, Esq., Founder & CEO Bootstrap Legal

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLP

Kumar Arora, Serial Entrepreneur & Professional Daydreamer. Investor on CNBC's "Cleveland Hustles"

Mark Landay, Managing Director, Dynamic Synergy Corporation

David Willis, CEO, “That Christmas Movie” – Successfully Crowdfunded

John Alan Simon, Writer - Director - Producer, "“Radio Free Albemuth”, "The Getaway"

Gene Massey, Chairman/CEO, MediaShares.com, Moderator

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

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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Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Meyer Shwarzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

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

Ray Ricord, SVP, Scripted Development, Critical Content

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

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

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

Peter Shiao, CEO of Orb Media Group and founder of the US-China Film Summit

Daxing Zhang, Actor and Producer

Lianne Hu, President & CEO, Hus Entertainment

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

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

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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, Producer, TV Series, Sonic, Sega of America

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

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1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

VR/AR: The Creators - Transforming Entertainment, Media, Sports & Advertising

Dane Smith, Global Head of Business Development, THE THIRD FLOOR, INC.

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Tom Wright, Head of Technology and Production, Miltton Group

Shauna Heller, President, North America, AiSolve Limited

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Independent Digital Director

Andy Vick, Co-President of Virtual Reality & Immersive Entertainment, STXsurreal

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

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

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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2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

The VR-AR-Immersive - Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Brand Vision

Chris Young, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab

Peter Martin, Head of Studio, V.A.L.I.S

Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC

Chris Hewish, Executive Vice President, Interactive, Skydance Interactive

Charlotte Stoudt, Writer, Cinematic VR - “Dinner Party,” Debuted at Sundance 2018

Evo Heyning, CEO, Light Lodges

Elijah Allan-Blitz, VR Director, “VR/Ken Burns PBS documentary, Defying the Nazis”

Laura Hertzfeld, Director, Journalism 360, Moderator

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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

Matthew Bakal, co-founder + Chairman, Atom Tickets

Craig Dehmel, EVP, Head of Global Distribution, IMAX

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Gene Munster, Managing Partner, Loup Ventures, previously managing director and senior research analyst, Piper Jaffray

John Rubey, CEO Rubey Entertainment LLC

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

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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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A

The Wildlife Conservation Media Fund Festival

"Killing Games," Project Coyote, hosted by Camilla Fox, Executive Director

"Walking Thunder" by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson

WCS's homage to its global work in wildlife conservation. Natalie Cash, Producer

WildAid, Global Opinion Leader in Wildlife Conservation, Peter Knights, Executive Director

Moderator - Marty Perlmutter, President, Multisensory Interactive Learning Institute (MILI)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 23rd - Continued from Left Column

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

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

The Future of Entertainment: VR/AR Story Architects and Experience Designers

Kalan Ray, Development Supervisor, Magnopus & co-founder, VKTRY Creative Studios

Christopher Bellaci, Head of Business Development, Proof, Inc.

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

Kymber Lim, Advisor | Consultant in Immersive Entertainment + Technology, co-founder at Holor Media

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Matthew Shreder, Co-Founder / Publisher MovieBill

Moderator - Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., President, HitPoint Studios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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”

 

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

AWM SoCal Members + a Guest - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Thursday, May 24th

Special Workshop

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Haas Conf. Ctr. - Rm. 172 & 173

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

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Peter Pham, co-founder, Science

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, ceo & Founder, LATOKEN

Gretchen Fox, CMO, AIKON

Kinsey Cronin, Director of Business Development, StartEngine

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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

 

The Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Summit

Noon - 12:45 - Herscher Hall - Guerin C

Meet the Women of Weed: The Pioneers Who Are Elevating the Cannabis Industry

Dr. Dina, The Expert Cannabis Consultant, "The Mona Lisa of Mary Jane"

Moderator, Marta Tracy, Head of Talent & Content Development, OWNZONES and 420 TV

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

Jason Henderson, Senior Manager, Contracts, 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Richard "RB" Botto, Founder and CEO, Stage 32

Frank E. Banks, Founder and CEO, Zen

Douglas Buffone, Director of Business Development, Skydance Interactive

Ian Forester, CEO and Co-Founder, VR Playhouse

Michael Terpin, founder and CEO, Transform Group

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

 

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, 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.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

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

Joey Tamer, President, S.O.S. Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Robert Watts, Co-founder and Executive Producer, Light Sail VR

Sally Slade, Technical Director, Magnopus

Penka Kouneva, Leading Games Composer, “NASA AR installations”, “The Mummy VR at IMAX VR

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Travis Cloyd, Cinematic VR/360 Video Producer and Director (VR, The Humanity Bureau, starring Nicholas Cage)

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Maggie Lane, VR/AR Designer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Innovating in VR-AR-Immersive Production - The Amazing Journey of Imagination, Gear and Innovation

Ryan Moore, CEO, Experience 360°

Jessie Kim, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosper VR

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Doug Kryzan, Founder and CEO, Rocket Worldwide

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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)