Wednesday, October 19th

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

Ola Björling, Global Director of VR, MediaMonks

Spencer Hunt, Senior Vice President, Games and Interactive Entertainment, Skydance

Andrew McGovern: Vice President of VR/AR Productions, Digital Domain

Dario Raciti. Director Zero Code OMD

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director, The Click Effect

Carolyn Giardina, Continuing Tech Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Amazing Immersive Realities - VR-AR - CG - VFX - Live Action - Arcade & Theme Park Experiences

Jason Schugardt, Visual Effects Supervisor, MPC VR

Michael Tolkin, Founder and CEO, Ultro Labs

Ed Lantz, MEE, PGA, Founder, Vortex Immersion Media

Dave Cobb, Vice President, Creative Development, Thinkwell Group

Jim Stewartson, CEO, Awesome Rocketship

Kevin Bachus, SVP, Entertainment and Game Strategy, Dave & Buster's, Xbox co-creator

Moderator - Kate McCallum, Producer, PGA: Producers Guild of America, National Board Member & New Media Council Delegate

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

 

Sponsored by: Mobile Excellence Awards and the Interactive Television Alliance

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

Interactive Start–Up Showcase Competitio

Moderated by Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR & Entertainment and co hosted by Marjorie DeHey, Head of Strategic Partnerships,  Bishop-Lyons Entertainment

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 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

1. “The Martian VR Experience”, 20th Century Fox and RSA Films, Jen Dennis, EP of Branded Content and VR, RSA Films, (Ridley Scott & Associates Films) - Click Here

2. Samsung’s GONE VR experience, David Alpert, CEO, Skybound Entertainment; Executive Producer, The Walking Dead franchise, Oucast -  - Click Here

3. “Project Empathy"” Jamie Wong, Creative Director/Executive Producer, co-creator, Van Jones, Political Analyst, CNN - Click Here

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

5. “Halcyon” VR/TV Hybrid for Syfy Network and Oculus, Benjamin Arfmann, Director, Secret Location for “Halcyon” - Click Here

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

Additional Honorees to be Announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Hosted by: UCLA Center for Music Innovation Herb Alpert School of Music - Additional Ticket & Full Information

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

9:00 to 9:15 AM, Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

Opening Remarks:

Dr. Gigi Johnson, UCLA Center for Music Innovation

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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

Innovation in Video Advertising: Enhancing Brand Experience - Maximizing Revenue in Syndication, Ad Insertion and Live Streaming

Jason Bercovici, Senior Manager, Creative Strategy, Exponential

Jay Prasad, Chief Business Officer, VideoAmp

Tom Herman, CEO, DashBid

Mike Gaffney, Chief Revenue Officer, Sharethrough

Mark Popkiewicz, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Mirriad Limited

Chris Shively, Manager, Global Business Development, ‎true[X]

Tracey McCormack, Founder & President, McCormack Media Services, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

The State of US Music --The Vast Transformation of 2015-16

David Bakula, Sr. VP of Analytics and Client Relations, Nielsen Entertainment

Bobby Owsinksi, Bobby Owskinski Media Group

Vickie Nauman, President, CrossBorderWorks

Sam Kling, SVP, Creative Operations, SESAC

Daryl Friedman, Chief Industry, Government, & Member Relations Officer, The Recording Academy

Moderator: Gigi Johnson, Executive Director, UCLA Center for Music Innovation

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Mark Linao, Associate, Technicolor Ventures

Mary Ermitanio, Manager, Manatt Digital Media

Rob Vickery, Co-Founder, Stage Venture Partners

Kelemen Papp, Executive Director, Mooreland Partners

Tom K. Ara, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Herscher Hall, Room 202

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Michael Rucker, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Omnivirt

Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

Jon Simon, VP of Integrated Marketing, Ayzenberg Group

Matt Silverman, Head of Integrated Production, Ignition

Radu B. Rusu, CEO and Co-Founder, Fyusion

Kuangwei Hwang, co-founder and CTO, Vrideo

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

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

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Content Officer, FOTV Media Networks

Randa Minkarah, Chief Operating Officer, Transform (formerly OneAccord Digital)

Jim Clements, Director of Sales & New Business Development, West Coast, Neulion

Enrique V. Olives, Global Business Development Head, ABS-CBN Global

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

Ian Moffitt, Former, Head of Original Programming, Yahoo

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars

Debra Fine, CEO, "I Have a Dream" Foundation - Los Angeles

DMA/Donna Michelle Anderson, President, @PlanetDMA

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert and Social Media and More

Ana Flores, Founder + CEO, #WeAllGrow Latina Network

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

10:20 - 11:05 AM, Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

Infrastructure: Building New Pipes, New Rights, and New Micropayment Systems

Les Borsai, Co-Founder and President, SongLily

Jeff King, COO, SOCAN

Jesse Feister, Director, Client Technology Solutions, Kobalt Music

Michael Shanley, VP, IT Business Development, Music Reports

Moderator: Dae Bogan, President, TuneRegistry

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

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

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

11:10 - 12:00 Noon, Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

New Creation and Location Technologies

Juan Santillan, President, Vantage TV

Chris Ostoich, Co-Founder, LISNR

Refik Anadol, Director at Refik Anadol Studio, Lecturer at UCLA

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

Moderator: Mike D’Errico, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Pitzer College; Musician; Designer

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Advertising, Live and Brands in VR-AR-360 Video – from Mobile & Immersive to Experiential

Chuck Peil, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Reel FX (VR for Lionsgate, JC Penny, AT&T, Samsung)

Mike Nichols, VP, Creative Technology, Fuel

Joseph Itaya, Founder & CEO, Epicenter VR

Dave Curry, VP, Emerging Trends & Technology, POP

Cynthia Lieberman, Media & Marketing Strategist, Lieberman Communications, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Ultimate TV: The OTT, Cross Platform, Multiscreen Experience - Navigated by Set-top, Mobile Device or Console

Thomas K. Arnold, publisher and editorial director, Home Media Magazine

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Campbell Foster, Director of Product Marketing, Video Solutions, Adobe

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

Dan Sweeney, VP, Sales & Marketing, Nevelex Corp.

Virginia Juliano, CEO & Founder, CobbleCord

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, 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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

12:45 - 1:15 PM Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

Brands, Bands, and Competing for the Attention Economy

Perry Symonds, Director of Strategy, Platinum Rye

Helge Steffen, Chief Technology Officer, Songtradr

Moderator, Dr. Bob Fink, Faculty Director, UCLA Music Industry Minor, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, Tools of North America

Donny Makower, co-founder and President, RED Interactive Agency

Jennifer Richey, Co-Founder, Director of Business Development, Gravity Jack, Inc.

Christine Lee, VP and GM, Global Business Development, IMMERSV INC.

Nicholas Longano, Head of VR/AR, Manifest LLC

Michael Todd Cohen, VP / Director, Digitas Studios

Vince Cacace, Founder and CEO, Vertebrae

Malia Probst, VR/AR Producer & Connector, Director of Brand Strategy, VRScout, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Mobile AR and VR – 360 Video – Content - Advertising - Social - The Next Communications Experience

Warren Zenna, EVP, Managing Director, Mobext, Havas Media’s Global Mobile Marketing

Seth Schachner, Managing Director, Strat Americas

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

Thomas Neubert, Chief Commercial Officer, Virtually Live

Jeb Terry, VP, Partner and Program Development, FOX Sports

Alexis Macklin, Analyst, Greenlight VR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

1:20 PM - 2:10 PM Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

Changing Nature of Where:  Global Trends, Music Cities, Festivals, Clubs, and Where We Share

Michael McCarty, Chief Membership & Business Development Officer, SOCAN

Dennis Murcia, Codiscos/Tropisounds, Record Label Music

Tom Windish, President, The Windish Agency

Carlos Chirinos, Assistant Professor of Music Business, NYU Steinhardt; Director, NYU Music and Social Change Lab

Additional Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Hybrid TV - Delivering the Ultimate TV Experience: Broadcast, Cable, Premium & OTT Content

Nash Parker, Director, IoT Ecosystem Development, Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Nokia

Jim Monroe, General Manager, BTV, Didja, Inc.

P.P.S. Narayan, Vice President, Engineering, Yahoo!

Daniel Sanders, VP, Video Engineering, Verizon Digital Media Services

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

Ed Haslam, CMO, Conviva

Dana Forte, Vice President Product, Vubiquity

Mark Donnigan, Vice President, Marketing, Beamr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

Brian Anderson, Global Programs Manager Music and Entertainment, YouTube

Blake Morrison, Co-Founder and Executive Producer - Ripplebox

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Diane McGrath, Managing Director Media and Technology, Streicher, J Streicher Capital

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Monica Dodi, Managing Director, Women's Venture Capital Fund

Josh Stein, Special Counsel, MG+

Michael Terpin, CEO, Transform Group

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Nick Panella, Media Analyst, Workhouse Media

Aimee Helfand, founder and CEO, FamiLeague

Anna Ibbotson, President, Deep Focus LA, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

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

“I have an idea for an app, so how do I start?”

1. Part 1 - Where to start?

2. Part 2 – How to market and exploit an app?

Angela Wilson Gyetvan, Founder and President, Digital Whisper

David Waldman, CEO & Co-founder of StyleMD

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Ahmanson Hall

VR-AR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Presentation

“Halcyon” VR/TV Hybrid for Syfy Network and Oculus

Eric Shamlin, Managing Director, Secret Location

Sabrina Saccoccio, Producer, Secret Location

Stefan Grambart, Creative Director, Secret Location

Benjamin Arfmann, Director, Halcyon

Moderator, David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Richard Taylor, Cinematics Director at Electronic Arts on Command & Conquer 3 and Red Alert 3, CEO 3SpaceVR Inc.

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

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

3:30 - 4:15 PM Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

The Long View: Mega-Cities, Longer Lives, and Transforming Careers

Catherine Tang, Senior Urban Designer, AECOM

Branka Olson, Principal, Sindik Olson Associates

Dr. Patricia Riley, Director, USC Annenberg Scenario Lab

David MacFayden, Professor, UCLA

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Video Everywhere - Technologies & Platforms - Enabling the Next Generation of Over-the-Top TV

Judy Johnson, Director of UX & Product Innovation, AWE Division, Bottle Rocket

Xavier Kochhar, President and CEO, The Video Genome Project, Structured Data Intelligence (SDI)

Miles Dinsmoor, Co-Founder/Partner, modop

Greg Morrow, Senior Vice President, Digital, Sports & Entertainment, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Jeff Weber, CEO, ZoneTV

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Dea Lawrence, Chief Marketing Officer, Variety

Jamie Woglom, Vice President, Marketing, Fathom Events

Dexton Deboree, co-founder / Managing Partner, Los York

Philip Hickey, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Seriously

Paul Katz, Founder and CEO, Entertain Impact

Jennifer Palacios, Entertainment Marketing Executive, Creative Artists Agency

Jordan Yospe, Of Counsel, Eisner Jaffe

Ben Mendelson, co-founder and president, Interactive Television Alliance, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

James Creech, CEO, Paladin Software

Steven Polster, CEO, RIGHTSTRADE

Graham M Oakes, CEO, Media Science International, Chairman - Digital Watermarking Alliance

Pablo Argon, Senior Director of Technical Strategy, Ericsson TV Platforms

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Rajan “Raj” Samtani, Founder and Vice President of Business Development, Tengence LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Irad Eyal, President, Better VR

Alex Barder, Co-Managing Partner, VRWERX

Matthew Forrest, VP of Production and Operations, Endemol Shine Beyond USA

Dan Ferguson, EVP Digital Interactive, Groove Jones

Keram Malicki Sanchez, Executive Director, VRTO Virtual & Augmented Reality World Conference & Expo (Toronto), Director, FIVARS

James Cahall, Chief Technical Officer, Toon Goggles, Inc. & Digital Media Interactive LLC

Jefferson Wang, Senior Partner, IBB Consulting Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Guerin A, Herscher Hall

VR-AR ThinkTank - Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Presentation

The VR-AR ThinkTank: ReelFX and the making of "A 360 VR tour of the Shinola factory with Luke Wilson"

Taylor Williams, Executive Producer, ReelFX

Andrew Wilson, Director "A 360 VR tour of the Shinola factory with Luke Wilson"

Chuck Peil, Head of business development and strategic partnerships - REELFX

Moderator  - Celine Tricart, Director of Photography, Lucid Dreams Productions

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session III: 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Music 2020 - Creating the Future of Music Together

4:15 - 5:00 PM Additional Ticket & Full Info, Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

Music 2020 -- Pulling It All Together -- Levers for Changing the Future Together

Albhy Galuten, VP of Media Technology Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

Moderator: Gigi Johnson, UCLA Center for Music Innovation

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

 

5:00 PM - Member's Organizational Meeting, Haas Center

Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal's Annual Member's Meeting

For membership information, please visit www.AWMSocal.org

 

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM Open to all attendees

The Evening Event & Reception - Haas Center, 172-3

Sponsored by "The Women's Summit at Digital Hollywood"

The Numbers Don’t Lie - Gender Equality in Content, Production and Advertising

Lori H. Schwartz, Technology Catalyst, Content Strategist, Media Advisor, Radio Host, Managing Partner @StoryTech, Moderator

Melinda Moore, Social Entrepreneur, Moore Media Ventures

Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia, Founder and CEO, PlayWerks

Amber J. Lawson, founder, CEO, Good Amplified

Dea Lawrence, Chief Marketing Officer, Variety

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Shira Lazar, Co-Founder/CEO, What's Trending

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM, Ahmanson Hall

The Evening VR Keynote Event

CINEMATIC VR WITH JAUNT STUDIOS AND "THE GAME"

A deep dive into the creative and technical making of "The Game", a new JAUNT VR horror experience

John Grod, Director "The Game" Jaunt VR

Maceo Greenberg and Macea Greenberg, Producers Pulp Digital Productions

Dave Franks, Colorist “The Game”

Kimberly Hidalgo, Actress, “The Game”

MODERATOR: Celine Tricart - Founder, Lucid Dreams Productions

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

 

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Managing Video Strategy: Distribution Channels, Advertising and Technology

Josh Lamb, Executive Producer, Multipop

Deb Ray, Chief Data Officer, VideoAmp

Steve Lyons, Product Manager, Cedexis

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Steve Harnsberger, EVP Strategic Business Development, Guidebox

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual Reality Keynote, Haas Center - Room 173

VR - Making Visions Real - At the Edge of Storytelling - Next Level of Entertainment

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Peter Martin, Executive Creative Director, Spectacle

Jim McArthur, Managing Partner & Chief Client Officer, FOLKLORE

Jake Dorn, President, Main Path Marketing

Eden Chen, co-founder, Fishermen Labs

Gordon Bellamy, Visiting Scholar, USC. Event Chair, VR Intelligence - ‎TheWaveVR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Strategies in Advertising: Programmatic Buying, Targeting, Analytics and Contextual Media

Gabe Gottlieb, Co-Founder and CEO, Pathmatics

Pete Kluge, Group Product Marketing Manager, Adobe

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

Julian Baring, GM of North America, Adform

Donovan Moore, Account Director, Goodway Group

Jeff Ferguson, CEO, Fang Digital Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Andrew Wilson – Director "A 360 VR tour of the Shinola factory with Luke Wilson"

Rory Mitchell – co-founder Beard & Glasses VR

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, Managing Partner, InfluenceTree, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Center - Room 171

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

Bilal Kaiser, UCLA Extension, Instructor; Agency Guacamole

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

William Petersen, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, theAudience, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172, Webcast

Live Video And The New Frontier Of Social Media - Opportunities, Considerations, Concerns, Value and Storytelling.

Andreas Jacobi, CEO, make.tv

Lippe Oosterhof, CEO, Busker

Nathan McGowan, Vice President, Product, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Greg Morrow, Senior Vice President, Digital, Sports & Entertainment, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Jenny Stiven, founder, Clio Consulting Group and Geeks With Grey Hair

Jonathan Tavss, founder & President, Scarlet Strategic, 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

New Digital Hollywood Event at CES:

"The Hollywood & Space VIP Dinner" - The Greatest in Creativity - The Future of Space Technology and the Entertainment Visionaries Join Together

Thursday, January 5th, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Click Here

Archive of Spring, 2016 - Digital Hollywood Spring

Archive of October, 2015 - Digital Hollywood Fall

Archive of Digital Hollywood Events at CES 2016

Archive of Media Summit New York, March 2-3, 2016

See Photos from Digital Hollywood - 2015-2016

Speaker Selection: To Submit a speaker, please email your speaker submission indicating panel(s) of interest along with bio of your speaker, backgrounder of your company

Register for Digital Hollywood - Click Here

Attendee List from the Last Event - 2015 - Click Here

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information - Click Here

Digital Hollywood Email List

The Skirball Center

Los Angeles, California

See Photos of Skirball Center

Digital Hollywood Fall, October 18-21, 2016

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

To get email alerts - Click Here

Watch Video From Digital Hollywood

Registration Page - Click Here

Digital Hollywood Fall - PDF

Hotels Near the Skirball Center - Click Here

Tracks and Themes in Development

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

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 & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

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

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

X. The High School Music Company Project

The Special Events!

Tuesday, October 18th

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

Caitlyn Meeks-Ferragallo, Director of Content, High Fidelity

Herve Bizira, Head of Engineering, HuffPost RYOT

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

II. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, 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

Brendan Handler, SVP, New Media, 20th Century Fox

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, October 19th

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

1. “The Martian VR Experience”, 20th Century Fox and RSA Films, Jen Dennis, EP of Branded Content and VR, RSA Films, (Ridley Scott & Associates Films) - Click Here

2. Samsung’s GONE VR experience, David Alpert, CEO, Skybound Entertainment; Executive Producer, The Walking Dead franchise, Oucast -  - Click Here

3. “Project Empathy"” Jamie Wong, Creative Director/Executive Producer, co-creator, Van Jones, Political Analyst, CNN - Click Here

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

5. “Halcyon” VR/TV Hybrid for Syfy Network and Oculus, Benjamin Arfmann, Director, Secret Location for “Halcyon” - Click Here

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

Additional Honorees to be Announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Complete Four Day Agenda

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)

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

Jules Urbach, CEO, Otoy

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Psychology of Audience Engagement: Film/TV, AR, VR and Real Time Media - Balancing Fan Desires and Producer Vision in the Age of Entitlement

Jerri Lynn Hogg, Director, Media Psychology PhD Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

Pamela Rutledge, Director, Media Psychology Research Center

Lara Hoefs, StoryDisruptive, Audience Insight Analyst and Strategist

Jason James, Chief Digital Officer, The Recording Academy

Cynthia Vinney, Independent Researcher, Audience and Fan Psychology

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

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

Albhy Galuten, VP of Media Technology Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment

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

Jennifer Cooper, Director of Industry Strategy in Media and Entertainment, Adobe

Alece Oxendine, Manager, Digital Distribution & Partnerships, GoDigital Distribution

Dan Goman, Founder & CEO, OWNZONES

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Diane McGrath, Managing Director Media and Technology, Streicher, J Streicher Capital

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

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Patrick Russo, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Larry Gerbrandt, Managing Director, Janas Group & principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Jim Marggraff, CEO, Eyefluence

David Weinstein, Director for Professional Virtual Reality, nVidia

Roy Ashok, ‎Chief Product Officer, DAQRI

Brian Blau, Research Vice President, Gartner

Ronen Horovitz, Founder and CEO, EyeCue Vision Technologies

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

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12 Noon – 1:00 PM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Audience Intelligence at the Frontier: How AI and Neuroscience will Change the Game

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation & Global Brand Director, Havas

Justin Herz, Senior Vice President, Digital, Warner Bros.

David Herrin, Head of Research, United Talent Agency

Yves Bergquist, Data Scientist, CEO, Novamente and Director, "Data & Analytics" Project, USC’s Entertainment Technology Center, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Ryan P. Hall, Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

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

Mimi Steinbauer, President and CEO, Radiant Films International

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Lucas Krump, Director, Demand Partnerships, Brightroll, Yahoo

Jeremy Woodlee, Director, Google Media Platforms - ‎Google

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Rebecca Kaykas-Wolff, Global Director of Product Strategy, AOL

Jeff Hochberg, Vice President, Data Activation, ShareThis, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Alethea Avramis, Producer, 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, Chief Operating Officer, Prologue Immersive, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Programming the ‘OVNs' (Online Video Networks: the Next Generation of Video Content

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Bill Masterson, co-founder, Believe Entertainment Group

AJ Vernet, Chief Revenue Officer, Zype

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Allie Greenwald, Senior Account Executive, West Coast Sales & Brand Partnerships, Fullscreen, Inc.

Scott Robson, Vice President, Content Operations, Gracenote

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Content, Social Media and Monetization: Data-Driven Trends in Marketing & Audience Building

Gwen Miller, Director of Data Analytics, Kin Community

Brian Malone, Chief Data Science Officer, Media General

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, INSTANT, Time, Inc.

Tracy Aftergood, Vice President, Development, Canvas Media Studios

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Alexa Tonner, Senior Vice President, Collectively, Inc.

Mark Peters, Partner, IBB Consulting Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Investing in Diversity: The Social Impact in Higher Education & The Entertainment Industry

Dr. Jeffrey P Jones, Director, The Peabody Awards

Dr. Jacqueline Landrum Sanderlin, Executive Director, School and Community Relations, Inglewood Unified School District

Sherri Williams, PhD, Anna Julia Cooper Center Post-Doctoral Fellow, Wake Forest University

Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President – Entertainment & Tech Policy, Verizon Communications

Dina Ibrahim, Director, The California State University Entertainment Alliance - CSUEA, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Cable, TV, Film and Broadband - New Content - New Networks - Streams, Platforms, Devices

Scott Barton, Senior Vice President, Branded Digital Content and Products, Starz

Amit Ziv, ‎Senior Vice President, Business Operations, Development, and Strategy, EPIX

Adam Ware, Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Media and Business Development, Tennis Channel

Joe Friend, Vice President, Ad Technology Systems, Fox Broadcasting Company

Scott Brown, SVP Technology & Strategic Relations, Engineering & Technology, The Nielsen Company

Edmond Shapiro, Video Solutions Architect, Global Service Provider Business, Cisco

Jordan Wiggins, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Social Content, Viral Campaigns & Advertising - Driving Brand Awareness, Boosting Campaign ROI and Direct Response Initiatives

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent - ‎WhoSay Inc.

Michael Gaston, Chief Executive Officer, Cut

Jason Molina, Director, Engagement Planning and Strategy, Fullscreen

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Liz Stahl, Senior Director, Social Media, Deep Focus LA

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

VR-AR - Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in Immersive Entertainment & Technology – From VCs and Kickstarter to Corporate Investments

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, Headcase

Jacob Carlson, Digital Media Strategist and Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital Media

‎Sim Blaustein, Partner, BDMI - Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Keyvan Peymani, Partner, Touchdown Ventures

Mike Hildebrandt, VP of Corporate Development and Strategic Partnerships, DAQRI

Joe Michaels, Chief Revenue Officer, AxonVR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, The Advertising VR-AR-Workshop, Herscher Hall, 202

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Jess Engel, Director of Original Content, Within (Vrse)

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Kevin Shuster, Executive Producer, Team One

Camie Baker, Director of Branded Content Partnerships, GET Creative studio, USA TODAY NETWORK

Joergen Geerds, CEO, Koncept VR

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Deluxe VR

Alejandro Dinsmore, CEO, EEVO, 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 – 8:30 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

Caitlyn Meeks-Ferragallo, Director of Content, High Fidelity

Herve Bizira, Head of Engineering, HuffPost RYOT

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

II. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, 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

Brendan Handler, SVP, New Media, 20th Century Fox

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Will Marks, VP, Business Development, Ovation

Stephen Strong, Vice President, Head of Revenue, Newsy, an E.W. Scripps Company

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

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

Steve Wong, Director of Business Development

Media & Entertainment Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Kumar Arora, CNBC Investor on LeBron James Show "Cleveland Hustles" & Serial Entrepreneur

Josef Holm, Serial Entrepreneur, Top 100 FinTech & Crowdfunding Influencer, Founder & CEO Krowdster, Co-Founder Crowd Invest Summit

Kevin Valsi, Head of Business Development, Republic.co

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

Inside the Experience: The Psychology of Immersive Design

Aunna Bollman, Media Psychology PhD Candidate, Fielding Graduate University - Meta + UNESCO: Location based augmented reality and social advocacy

Linda Durnell, Partner, Madison Lane Consulting - The human factor in immersive interface design

Garry Hare PhD, Scepter, Inc. - Visualizing real-time environmental data

Tunisha Singleton, JabCross Media and PhD Candidate, Fielding Graduate University: 3E Immersion: Emotion, Engagement and Virtual Experience in the Sports market

Jerri Lynn Hogg, Director, Media Psychology PhD Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Guido Voltolina, Head of Presence Capture, Nokia

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

Joel Susal, Director, VR/AR, Dolby Labs

Timothy Dodd, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Technicolor

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and the TV Network Experience: From Binge-Watching to the Streaming Generation

Charles Segars, CEO, Ovation TV and President and CEO, Segars Media

Maurício Mota, Co-President and Executive Producer, Wise Entertainment

Jim Amos, former, Senior Vice President Distribution, STX Entertainment & Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Wayne Rodriguez, Vice President, Rights & Partnerships, United Entertainment Group

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Kendra-Bracken Ferguson, founder, The BrainTrust

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

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Lissy L’Amoreaux, Head of Digital, Ignition

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Lori Kozlowski, Producer, Project Empathy

Joey Caroni, Director of Digital Media, KCRW

Ian Forester, CCO, Co-Founder, VR Playhouse

Brandon Zamel, ‎Founder, CEO, Springbok Entertainment

Steven-Charles Jaffe, COO and Co-Founder, Springbok Entertainment, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Virtual and Augmented Reality: The Technology that will Change Everything: Cinematic, Games, Advertising, TV and Social Media

Kimberly Cooper, co-founder, Prologue Immersive

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada

Jean-Colas Prunier, Creative Director, Film Engine VR, VFX, Life of Pi, Avatar, The Lord of the Rings and Guardians of the Galaxy

Joe Chen, Executive Technical Producer, Within (vrse.works), Here Be Dragons

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

Sivan Iram, General Manager, UploadVR

Moderator - Robert Nashak, COO, Survios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Noon - 12:45 PM - Guerin C - Herscher Hall

VR-AR ThinkTank - Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Presentation

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

Moderator, Lori H. Schwartz, Technology Catalyst, Content Strategist, Media Advisor, Radio Host, Managing Partner @StoryTech

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Hollywood, Internet and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence -  - from Snapchat & Facebook to OTT Networks

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

Samir Ahmed, Chief Architect, Fandango

Caroline Wilson, VP of Integrated Marketing, Pop Media Group

Pablo Argon, Senior Director of Technical Strategy , Ericsson

Joseph Hodorowicz, Talent Manager, Studio71

Jen Garcia Allen, Executive Editor, Kardashian/Jenner Apps

John Solomon, CCO, Circa, Sinclair Broadcast Group

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Gary Kho, Chief Marketing and Technology Officer, Wanda Studios Qingdao

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Virtual Reality Transforms Entertainment and Media – TV, Sports & Music

DJ Roller, co-founder, NextVR

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Ted Kenney, Director, Field and Technical Operations, Fox Sports

Shane Lindley, Senior Director, Digital Programming and Product, Epix

Brad Spahr, Vice President, Product Development, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment

Sami Ramly, Product & Program Manager, Virtual Reality, Wevr

Chuck Dalaklis, CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises (DME), Moderator, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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!

Guy Primus, co-founder + CEO, The VR Company

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, Vice President Business Development, Osterhout Group

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1 PM - 1:45 PM - Guerin C - Herscher Hall

VR-AR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative -Visionary Presentation

Project Empathy - A Virtual Reality Film Series

Created by:

Jamie Wong, Creative Director/Executive Producer and

Van Jones, CNN Commentator, former Obama White House advisor

Lori Kozlowski, Producer, Project Empathy

V Bozeman, Grammy-nominated Singer, Actress “Empire,” Lead, "Left Behind" in Project Empathy, VR

Tim Johnson, VR Producer, LEGEND

Ryan Cummins, VR Supervisor, LEGEND

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, Headcase

Moderator - Marty Perlmutter, Technologist & Social Activist

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships: Message, Technology, Media, Entertainment & Advertising

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Bryan Sherman, VP/Director, Programmatic, Media Tech, DigitasLBi

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation & Global Brand Director, Havas

Brandon Rochon, Managing Chief Creative Officer, Kastner & Partners

Adam Duritza, Senior Director of Global Partnerships, Video & Distribution, Yahoo

Jen Dennis, EP of Branded Content and VR, RSA Films, (Ridley Scott & Associates Films)

Tom Flanagan, Partner, Nut + Bolt, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - TV, Internet and Mobile

Jason Henderson, Senior Contracts Manager, DISH Network

Nathan Guetta, Vice President of Product and Technology, Conde Nast Entertainment

Jay Samit, Author, Disrupt You!?

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Frank Sinton, CEO, Beachfront

James Field, Product Manager, Infinite Video, Cisco

Kevin Westcott, US Media & Entertainment Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Joaane Waage, Senior Vice President, Partnerships & Programming, Viki

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President of Cinema Programming, Pacific Theatres Entertainment Corporation

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Tim Dillon, Executive Producer, MPC VR

Jeff Nicholas, EP, Creative Director, CREATE+DESTROY

Tom Wright, founder of Tactic and Managing Director, Ntropic

Michael Conelly, founder, Blackthorn Media

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Ben Reiss, Director of Business Development, Hologram USA

Micah Ainsley Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Filmfundr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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)

Maureen Fan, CEO and Co-Founder, Baobab Studios

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3 PM - 3:45 PM - Guerin C - Herscher Hall

VR-AR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Presentation

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

Moderator, Logan Mulvey, Vice President, Content, STRIVR

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Ari Avishay, Marketing Executive, CAA Marketing

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Evelyne Ouellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

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

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

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

Josh Stein, Special Counsel, MG+, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Randy Sherman, Chief Operating Officer, David Zucker Entertainment

Rafi Mamalian, Chief Revenue Officer, theAmplify

Brad Gelfond, Principal, Strike up the Brand

Scott Williams, Executive Vice President Americas, Piksel

Curt Marvis, President and Co-Founder, QYOUTV, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

Association Sponsor

Media Sponsor

The Digital Hollywood Experience

The Virtual and Augmented Reality Experience

Movies - TV - Mobile - Music - Games - Sports - Advertising

Co-Sponsored: The Interactive Media Peer Group:

Phones - Tablets - TV - Screens - Tables - Video Paper

Eye - Touch - Tap - Vibrate - Voice - Motion - Sensation