Wednesday, Continued from Left Column

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

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

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

Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage

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

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

Kirk Miller, Director of Media Programming, MediaMation

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

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Cannabis/CBD Technology Innovators: Science - Medicine - Investment

Julie Raque, Director of Marketing, Cannabistry Labs

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Elizabeth Ashford Davis, Principal, CERES Strategies

Matthew Nordgren, CEO and Founder, ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management

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

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

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

Influencer Ambition – Being a Unique Voice and Market Leader

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

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

 

The End-of-Day Keynote Event

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

“Honoring Women in the Cannabis Industry and the film “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed”

Evening co-Host, Windy Borman, Award Winning Filmmaker

Mini-Roundtables with Four Speakers Each:

a) The Medicine and Science of Cannabis

b) Social Justice and Cannabis Legalization

c) The Business of Cannabis: From Cultivation to Dispensaries to Media

 

Thursday, October 18th

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

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

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner of InfluenceTree

Page Ostrow, President, Ostrow and Company

Sean McSweeney, founder and CEO, Apache Health

 

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

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

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

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

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

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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

Rich Affannato, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, STAGE

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Karate Combat

Enrique Olives, Global Business Development Head and Business Unit Head, ABS-CBN Global

Larry Baird, Chief Marketing Officer, TV4 Entertainment

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

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Jameela Jackson, Director, Startup Grind powered by Google

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation Inc.

Natasha Miller, Founder/CEO, Entire Productions

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

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

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - The Welcoming Plenary, Ahmanson Hall

The Power of Food: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Session II: Herscher Hall, - Guerin B

Doctors, The Medical Profession and Cannabis: Cannabis Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Medical Leadership

Moderator, Laura Braden, Vice President of Communications, California Medical Association

Speakers to be announced

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

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

Your Brand as an Influencer Strategy:  Voice – Strategy - Content

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

Anti-piracy: Protecting Creativity in Hollywood

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Mark Nakano, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Partnerships, NAGRA NexGuard

M.F. Fogel (‘Michele’), Founder and CEO, Your Moral Compass Counts, LLC

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Dennis Yu, Chief Technology Officer, BlitzMetrics

Newton Lee, Author, Educator, Futurist - ‎Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships, Moderator

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

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

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Ricardo Diaz, Executive Director of Digital, Omelet

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX

Laura Barton, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Development, Advrtas

Marcy Boyle, CEO, Hot Bit VR

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

 

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

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Lisa Cecchini, VP of Media Analytics, Situation

Laura B. Whitmore, Founder, The Women’s International Music Network, Moderator

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

Noon - 12:45 PM

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry, Ahmanson Hall

Bending the Arc of Food History: Designing a Wellness Culture Locally and Globally

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

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

 

The Luncheon - The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative

Noon - 1:30 - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Cannabis Legislation in City of West Hollywood: Timetable to Implementation - Cannabis Consumption Lounges

 

The Micro-Influencers Awards Luncheon

12:30 PM – 2:15 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A

Categories and Nominees to be announced

 

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

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Lindsay Stewart, founding CEO, Stringr

George Leon, Senior VP of Media/Account Management, Hawthorne

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Parker Williams, CEO/ Founding Partner, Wheelhouse

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

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

Jason Henderson, Sr. Manager, Business Development, DISH Network

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

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

 

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

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

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes

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

 

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

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

VR-AR/MR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Experiential Content and Technology

Kelsey Wong, Experience Producer, Magnopus, Production Lead, “Coco VR”

Katja Rasi, CEO and founder, AR Video Booth

Evette Vargas, Writer, Director, Producer, Multiplatform and Virtual Reality Creator

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

Moderator, Seth A. Schachner, Managing Director, Strat Americas

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

1:00 - 1:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Food Science Pioneers: Applying the Tools of Chemistry & Innovation - Creating the Future of Food & Nutrition

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

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

 

2:00 - 2:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Urban Farming – Uber-Micros & Verticals – Serving the Industry, the Restaurant and the Home

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

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

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

California Grow Regions - Emerald Triangle vs. Central Coast vs. Coachella Valley: The Science and Technology of Production

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

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

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

 

The Micro-Influencer Two-Day Intensive

2:45 –3:50 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Next Stage in Micro-Video and Live Streaming

A look at the new and emerging formats, trends, apps, and content.

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Dan Goman, Founder and CEO, OwnZones

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

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

Jack Davis, co-founder and CEO, Crypt TV

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

 

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

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+

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Xsolla Capital

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

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

 

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

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

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Travis Cloyd, Experience Producer/Director (Speed Kills VR), CEO Observe Media (VR, The Humanity Bureau, starring Nicolas Cage)

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

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

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Food Innovators & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

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

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

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Weed Media – Internet - Influencers - Social – TV – News – Entertainment

 

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

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Hugh Hou, co-founder, CreatorUp

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

 

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

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

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

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Parker, CEO, Story Data, LLC.

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, Moderator

 

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 XR

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Doug Kryzan, Founder and CEO, Rocket Worldwide

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Lucas Kappaz, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, VR Americas

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

 

Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

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

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

The Apps Industry: Food Apps, Nutrition Apps and Delivery Apps

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

The Foodie Lifestyle: From Professional Influencer to Everyday Foodie Maven

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

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

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

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

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

The Influencer Brand Voice – Authenticity - Marketability

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Open to All Attendees

Hosted by: by Mars City Design LLC & Mars City Foundation

Herscher Hall, Guerin C

YOUR HOME ON MARS by Mars City Design®

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tracks and in Development - Complete Agenda Scroll Down

I. The Influencer Awards - Voices and Vision of an Industry

II. Immersive Influencers - Awards Categories

III. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

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

V. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media - Science

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

VII. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards Luncheon

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

IX. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain - ICOs

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

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

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

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

 

The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 16th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

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

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Ronit Cohn, Vice President of Creator Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Rob Fishman, co-founder, Brat, a Gen-Z network

Jennifer Perri, Vice President, Univision Creator Network - ‎Univision Communications Inc., Moderator

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171: Live Webcast

AR to XR - How AR will Fundamentally Shift How Companies do Business

Raffaella Camera, Head of Extended Reality Go-To-Market, Accenture

Nigel Tierney, Director of Development & Production at Oath//RYOT

Leon Laroue, Product Manager, New Ventures, AR Eyewear, Epson

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

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Webcast

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

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

Richard Steiner, Senior Vice President of Digital Products and Services, FilmStruck and Turner Classic Movies

Daniel Tibbets, President-GM, El Rey Network

Halsey Minor, Founder and CEO, Live Planet

Nick Nelson, Head of Product Management, OWNZONES

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

 

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

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

Pallavi Shah, Senior Vice President, HOULIHAN LOKEY

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

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

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick

Bill Drewry, Founding Partner, Pursuit Advisory LP.

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

 

Co-Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

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

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

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA, Moderator

 

Noon – 1:00 PM

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

The Next Generation of AR/MR-Transforming Digital Interactions; Content, Devices, Platforms

Terry Schussler, Director, Immersive Technology, Immersive and Real-Time Experience, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM, INC.

Greg Potter, Analyst, Media & Communications, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, Tool of North America

Patrick Aluise, SVP, Digital Content, Moviebill (Partners with Regal Theaters)

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

Moderator, Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing

 

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

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

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Steve Foster, Head of Original Content, Adaptive Studios

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

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

Jackie Guerra, Soccer Olympiad, Sports Engineer and CEO, Game Ready Performance

Camille Cellucci, Head of Production, The Void

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Jennifer Palais, Cannes Lion Winner, Strategist, Content Director, “The Lady GaGa Experience,” “Apple - 30 Years of Mac Celebration”

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

 

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

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

Adam Goldstein , SVP, Business Development, ZEFR

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

George Ouzounian, aka, MADDOX, YouTube Celebrity

James Norell, VP of Social Video Strategy, Fullscreen

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

Phil Ranta, Head of Creators, Mobcrush, Moderator

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Ann Hand, CEO, Super League Gaming

Gayle Dickie, Founder & CEO, Gamer World News Entertainment

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

J.R. McCabe, Chief Digital Officer, Poker Central, PokerGO, ESP Gaming

Don Daglow, Sr. Director for Strategic Partnerships, The Strong and President, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation

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

 

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

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

Brian Medavoy, Talent Manager, Producer, and Emmy Award winner (Darma and Greg, American High, and Just Shoot Me)

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

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

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

 

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

The Social Differentiator: Social Data and Social Reach Partner with Hollywood

Amy Luca, President, theAmplify

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Stephanie Gutierrez, Director, Digital & Social Marketing, Deep Focus

Tim Sovay, COO, CreatorIQ

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

 

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

 

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

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

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

Matthew Soraci, COO, The Lagralane Group

Kayla Tabish, Director/Producer

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

Jamice Oxley, Associate, Pryor Cashman LLP, Moderator

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels, pocket.watch

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Maia McCann, Editor-in-Chief and VP of Content, RockYou Media

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Zak Shaikh, Consultant, Magid Advisors

Hunter Sappington, Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

 

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

AR/MR in Hollywood and Advertising – An Experiential Creative Platform

Mark Netter, Vice President, Strategy, REVOLVE Agency

Natascha French, CMO, VNTANA

Kati Halonen, CCO and co-founder, AR Video Booth

Lynn Rosenthal, Founder/CEO, Periscape, AR/VR

Jiten Dajee, Lead Technologist, Deloitte Digital

Anthony Borquez, founder and CEO, Grab

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

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

Ari Mark, founder, AMPLE

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

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

Lynnwood Bibbens, Co-Founder, Reach TV

Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions, Moderator

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

A Special Event at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, October 16th - Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

6:15 – 8:30 PM, The Awards Dinner Celebration

 

Wednesday, October 17th

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

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Neil Ishibashi, Director of Design Development, Fandango

Evan Weiss, Founding Partner/Head of Talent, Red Sun Entertainment

Damian Pelliccone, CEO, REVRY

Moderator - David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac

 

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

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

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLPke

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Muizz Kheraj, Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Mark Linao, Principal, Akaktsuki Entertainment Tech Fund

Justin Giddings, CEO & Founder, TheKickstarterGuy.com

 

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

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

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

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

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

Dmitry Shapiro, founder and CEO, Metaverse

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive

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

Peter Csathy, Founder & Chairman, CREATV Media, Moderator

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

10 AM - 10:45 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Business of Cannabis: Banking – Investment – Branding – What’s Legal and Not Legal in California

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, founder and Chairwoman, Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force

Senator Robert Hertzberg, California State Senate

Mitch Kulick, Partner, Feuerstein Kulick LLP - Cannabis Investor & Legal Expert

Mitchell Berman, Managing Partner, Rise Entertainment, LLC, Moderator

 

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

AR-VR Verticals – Disrupting Healthcare

 

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

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

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

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

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

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

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Mishawn Nolan, Partner, NOLAN HEIMANN LLP

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

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

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

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

11 AM - 11:45 - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The California Cannabis Industry: Year One of Legalization - From LA to Sacramento - The Rules & Regulations - The Supply Chain and Demand Curve and how it Serves the Consumer

Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Amanda Ostrowitz, Esq., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, CannaRegs

Dennis O’Malley, President, Caliva

Lori Glauser, Co-Founder, Chief Operations Officer, and Director, EVIO Labs

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Jocelyn Kane, Legislative Director, CVCAN Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network, Moderator

 

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR – MR - XR

Session I: Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

2018-2019: The Year Augmented Reality Changes Everything - The Next 12 Months Change the industry

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

John Canning, Executive Producer, VR/AR Interactive, Digital Domain

Tom Wesselman, VP/GM, Enterprise Software Group, Plantronics

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Method EXP

Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., Founder & Chairman, ARIVAL

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

Moderator - Jay Samit, Independent Vice Chairman, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP

 

The Luncheon - The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative

Co-Sponsored by:

Los Angeles NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

Noon - 1:30 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Additional Ticket Required

On the Forefront of Medical Cannabis Innovation: The Struggles & Triumphs of Major Medical Pioneers - Cancer, Epilepsy, PTSD and other Life Threatening Diseases

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, speaker to be announced

Additional speakers to be announced

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

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

Your Brand as an Influencer Strategy:  Voice – Strategy - Content

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Hollywood - The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience Goes Mainstream

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

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

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

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

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Debra Chinn, Director, International Dubbing, Netflix

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

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

Andre Morgan, Internationally Renowned Film and Television Producer

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

 

12:40 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

Claire Wingate, Vice President of Production and Operations, Pulse Films

Talia Veronica Kocar, Vice President of Content, Mammoth Media

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

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

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

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

 

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

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

The Immersive Media Think Tank: VR-AR-MR - The Expanding Vision of an Industry

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

Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Ethan Stearns, Executive Producer, MWM Immersive (Madison Wells Media)

Cary Granat, CEO, Immersive Artistry

Geoffrey Bund, Head of Business Development, Varjo

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

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

Post-Adpocalypse: How to Make Money and Work with Brands

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Science of Medical Cannabis: Matching Strains, Potency and Dosage to Specific Diseases and Disorders

Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, Chief Science Officer, GB Sciences (GBS)

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co-founder, Hempia

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

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

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

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

An Instagram Deep Dive

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

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

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

Maude Standish, VP of Programming, Fullscreen

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

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

Dan Ghosh-Roy, SVP Audience Development, Complex Network

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

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

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

Barak Shragai, CEO, IMGN Media

Stuart McLean, President, Content & Co.

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

 

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

David Viviano, Chief Economist, SAG-AFTRA

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

 

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

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

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

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, DigitasLBi

Scott Squires, Oscar nominated, CEO, PIXVANA (former CTO, ILM)

Ryan Pullliam, CMO, Speaker and Co-Founder, Specular Theory

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

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

Erik Murphy-Chutorian, founder and CEO, 8th Wall

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX, Moderator

 

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

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

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation Inc.

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

Robert Lenihan, president US programming, AMC Theatres

John Rubey, CEO, Rubey Entertainment LLC.

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Moderator

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

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

Rosie Rothrock, VP Branding/Marketing, Caliva

Madison Margolin, Journalist, Motherboard/VICE, Playboy, LA Weekly and Rolling Stone

Kate Miller, Co-Founder & CEO, Miss Grass

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Andrea Drummer, Renowned Cannabis Chef, Director of F&B, Elevation VIP Cooperative

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, founder and Chairwoman, Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force, Moderator

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Conference

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

Risque to Relevant - Authenticity and Marketability

Understanding your authenticity, audience, and marketability, plus how to re-invent and shift your engagement.

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV, Mobile & Internet to Social Media

Evan Sroka, Co-Head, Global Client Strategy, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

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

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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