Wednesday, May 4th (Continued from Left Column)

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

Session III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Human Brain Controller: Storytelling in the Sensory Entertainment Experience

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

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Speaker to be announced

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Webcast, Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

Hollywood as the Entertainment Capital of the World: Executives from Film Studios and Television Discuss the Industry & It's Future

Amy Lemisch, Executive Director, California Film Commission

Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, Executive Director, Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund, former Ex. Director, AFTRA

Juan Camacho, Vice President of Government Affairs, Fox Entertainment Group

Sandy Climan, CEO and Representative Board Director, All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW) - Former EVP, Universal Studios & founding head, CAA

Joe Byron, Director of Student and Alumni Engagement, The Los Angeles Film School

Kevin James, Chief Film Laison, City of Los Angeles, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Sponsored by: Mobile Excellence Awards and the Interactive Television Alliance

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

Pitch, Pass or Play: Interactive Start–Up Showcase Competition

Moderator: Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR/Entertainment Founder, Mobile Excellence Awards

Moderator, Allison Dollar, CEO, Founder, Interactive Television Alliance

Speakers:

Amy Reinhard, President, Worldwide TV Licensing and Distribution, Paramount Pictures

Jim Cannella, Senior Director, Marketing Executive Producer, Content, The Recording Academy ( The GRAMMYS)

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Anjalis Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Mobile Group at Intel

Kim Getty, President, Deutsch LA

George Ruiz, Founder and CEO, Intelligent Arts & Artists

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Roundtable and Reception

Visions of Immersion: Virtual Reality as an Expression of the Cinematic & Personal Experience

Chris Edwards, CEO, THE THIRD FLOOR & CPO, VRC: The Virtual Reality Company

Imraan Ismail, Director, Vrse.works and VFX, Hunger Games and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Jacqueline Bošnjak, CEO, Q Department & Mach1™

Ryan Horrigan,  Chief Content Officer, Felix & Paul Studios

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy, Moderator

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Thursday, May 5th

The Immersive Breakfast Roundtable

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

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

Michael Conelly, founder, Blackthorn Media

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

Peter Oberdorfer, ‎President, Tactic

Ana Serrano, Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre

Jonathan Pearson, Director, UNIT9

Nick DeMartino, Chair, IDEABOOST Accelerator, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Neil Patel, SVP | Business Strategy and Innovation, The Martin Agency

Jeff Suhy, President & Founder, ModOp

Jennifer Sharp, VP Partnerships, Joyus

Jason Bercovici, Manager, Product Strategy and Operations, Exponential

Joseph Wineroth, Head of Client Success, VideoAmp

Robert Cain, Partner, Pacific Bridge Pictures, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Data-Driven Trends in Content, Commerce & Tech - Toolkits for Growing Revenue and Users via Social, Native and Influencers

Juston Brommel, Founder, Advisor, CMTO, CSO, Free(dom) Agent, Moderator

Brendan Kane, Digital Business Strategist

Narb Avedissian, CEO/Co-Founder, HaulStars - Interactive Video Technology
Dhruv Joshi, Chief Evangelist | Full Stack Marketer | Growth Hacker | Data Analyst, Social Rockfish

Barry Stamos, CEO/Co-Founder, Videoo – Reinventing Social Video Playlists
Georgii Speakman, LA Business Director, at the projects*

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The Day Long Festival + Evening Celebration

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304

The Women's Digifest

First Presentation:

Special screening of ANOTHER DAY WITH YOU

Q&A with content creators

Amy Goddard, Creator & Actor, ANOTHER DAY WITH YOU

Bob Clendenin, Actor, Credits Include: "Cougar Town; Quick Draw (Hulu) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"

Gregory Van Horn, Director, Credits include: "Frost/Nixon; Chicago P.D.; Private Practice Vanilla Sky and Wild Hog"

John Zinman, Director, Credits Include: "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; The Blacklist; The Finder and Friday Night Lights"

Laurie Leitzel, Producer, Another Day With You

Jeanne Taylor, Actress, Credits Include: Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Dane Collier, Editor, Another Day With You

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

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

Sunny Dhillon, Principal, Signia Venture Partners

Ethan Gilmore, Founder, VARcrypt

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB

Kelemen Papp, Executive Director, Mooreland Partners

Rob Vickery, co-founder and CEO, Stage Venture Partners

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

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Session II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Women in Virtual Reality and Immersive Entertainment: Experiencing New Dimensions and Creative Experience

Mary Ermitanio, Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital Media

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Julina Tatlock, CEO & Creative Director, 30 Ninjas

Camille Kanengiser, CoFounder & CCO, Freeform Labs

Jody Belliveau, Director of Product Development, WEVR

Jenn Duong, Director of Virtual Reality, 1215creative

Taryn Southern, Producer, Actor and YouTube Personality, Moderator

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The Day Long Festival + Evening Celebration

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

10:30 AM, Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173

The Women's Digifest

Special screening of BROKEN MEMORIES,

Q&A with Kassi Crews (Producer) and Michael Worth (Director)

 “Independent Production – What does it really mean?”

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Kim Hurwitz, Chief Content Officer, FilmOn.TV

Yahav Isak, EVP, Client Operations, Manifest

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

Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion

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

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

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Michelle Robson, Founder, HER Inc and EmpowHER

Clara Berta, Founder, BertaArt Studio

Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars

Erin Kapczynski, Vice President, Marketing, Purch

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

Andra Leimandt, founder and drummer, The Mrs

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

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

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Dustin Callif, Managing Partner, Tool of North America

Pieter Van Leugenhagen, co-founder & Business Strategist, yondr

Mike Abend, Vice President, Thunder Studios

Steve Nix, General Manager of VR, Reel FX

Mike Nichols, VP, Creative Technology, Fuel

Alastair Green, Executive Creative Director, Team One (VR for Lexus)

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

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Session II: Guerin A Live Webcast

Storytelling in Hollywood: Art + Design + Technology = The New Narrative of Film - VR - Games - Experiental Environments

Tim Dillon, Executive Producer- VR, MPC

Jeffrey Daniels, FAIA, principal of Jeffrey Daniels Architects and Program Director, UCLA Extension Architecture & Interior Design

Spencer Hunt, VP of Games and Interactive Entertainment, Skydance Productions

Andy Goldstein, Executive Producer, Otherworld Interactive

Monika Bielskyte, founder, AFE Media

Julia Sourikoff, Head of VR, Tools of North America, Moderator

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

The Total Immersive Entertainment Experience – Theme Parks to Live Theater Environments to Domes

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

Markus Beyr, Chief Executive Officer, Attraktion! GmbH

Brent Young, President and Creative Director, Super 78

Kevin Althans, Director for Commercial/VR, Reel FX

Audri Phillips, Immersive Animator/VFX/VR Artist

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

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The Day Long Festival + Evening Celebration

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

12:30, Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173

The Women's Digifest

Special screening of USE YOUR AND, an empowering campaign developed for Gillette Venus® developed by Riess l Hill

Q&A with Content Creators
Amy Hill, Commercial Director, "Use Your And" Credits Include: US Navy; Team USA, Gillette; Siemens; Hersheys; Starbucks and Chase

US Navy; Team USA, Gillette; Siemens; Hersheys; Starbucks and Chase

Anne-Marie MacKay, Chief Creative Officer, Wondros

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Television Division, Sony Corporation

Samir Ahmed, CTO, M-GO

Keith Zubchevich, Chief Strategy Officer, Conviva

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

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

Mark Donnigan, Vice President, Sales & Strategy, Beamr, Moderator

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Track II: Herscher Hall, 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

Roman Silberfeld, partner, Robins Kaplan LLP

Simon N. Pulman, Associate, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Robyn R. Polashuk, Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office, Covington & Burling LLP

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305, Women's Creativity

Funding Women's Projects: Film/TV Packaging to Tech Start-ups - VC - Private Equity and Crowdfunding

Joanna Cronin, Director of Product, StartEngine Crowdfunding

Paige Morrow Kimball, founder, Makazan Films

Renata RA Akhunova, Partner, Formula VC, Venture Fund, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Visionary Transmedia: VR - Gaming - Sci-Fi - Music Video - Horror - Space – The Multi-Level Experience

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location (The Sleepy Hollow: VR Experience)

Jay Bushman, Emmy winner, Writer of Terminator Genisys: The YouTube Chronicles and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.

Hal Hefner, Creative Strategist, Ridley Scott’s  3AM, “The Martian,” Consultant to Endgame universe

Joe LeFavi, Head of Marketing, Comic-Con HQ

Moderator: Behnam Karbassi, Founder - President - CEO, No Mimes Media

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Session II: Haas Room 171

Mobile/Social AR and VR – Social Media Meets VR-AR-360 Video – The Coming Global Interface

Leland Hedges, Vice President, Product and Marketing, Virtually Live

Guy Bendov, CEO, Sidekick Games
Michael Zyda, Director, USC GamePipe Laboratory

Dr. David Levitt, co-founder and CEO, Pantomime Corporation

Bob Rafei, CEO, Big Red Button Entertainment

David Baszucki, CEO, ROBLOX

Clifton Dawson, Founder & President, Greenlight VR , Moderator

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The Day Long Festival + Evening Celebration

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

1:15 PM, Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173

The Women's Digifest

Special screening of three digital channels: ENGINEERING YOUR SPACE, created by Isabelle LaRue ENTERTAINING WITH BETH, created by Beth Le Manach and WORDS, WINE & WOMEN, created by Tara Johnson.

Q&A with Content Creators

Isabelle LaRue, Creator/Host, Engineer Your Space, over 110,000 subscribers and 7.8M views

Beth Le Manach, Creator/Host, Entertaining With Beth, close to 300,000 subscribers

Tara Johnson, Creator/Host, Words, Wine & Women, After Buzz TV and Black Hollywood Live

Jacque Borowski, Host, Words, Wine & Women, After Buzz TV

Dr Shannon Chavez, Host, Words, Wine & Women

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Anupam Gupta, EVP, Cloud & Product Services, Vubiquity

Dr. Kanaan Jemili, Chief Executive Officer, NeuLion

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Mike Earle, CEO, aioTV Inc.

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

Scott Robson, Vice President, Content Operations, Gracenote

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

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Track II: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

Live Stream of Music Festivals and Concerts: Brands, Bands and New Technologies

Mark Demarest, CEO, Spinnable

Allen Sanford, CEO and Co-Founder, LiveList

Kat Chung, Client Director, Strategy at Initiative (IPG)

Raymond Roker, HEAD OF CONTENT STRATEGY/EP/DIR, Goldenvoice

Hank Neuberger, President, Springboard Productions

Terry Koosed, founder and CEO, Bel Air Internet

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

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

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

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

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

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Juston Brommel, Founder, Advisor, CMTO, CSO, Free(dom) Agent

Leif Reinstein, Film and TV Finance Partner, Reed Smith, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by: Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM - Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Women Leading the Digital Charge from Content Creation to Distribution

Kristin Cruz, iHeart Radio Personality, Media Host and Producer

Laura Nickerson, Media Host/Producer and On-Camera Consultant,   MomAngeles Media LLC & The Randy Lane Co.

Cupid Hayes, Vice President of Business Development for MCMG (Missing Channel Media Group)

Sienna Babb, Head of Digital, MarVista

Sarah Penna, Head of AwesomenessTV’s Awestruck Network

Toby Berlin, President, School of Toby, Inc and Consultant to Playstation Vue

Michelle Van Jura, Founder and Owner, ‎Intersect Communications, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – To the Next Level

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  An Investment in Time and Space

Buzz Hays, Owner & Studio Chief, True Image Co.

Ed Lantz, CEO, Vortex Immersive Media

Janie Fitzgerald, founder, Axis Images

Brian Seth Hurst, Chief StoryTeller and Co-Founder StoryTech, Managing Partner, StoryTech™

Matt Liszt, VP of Marketing at MasterImage 3D, Inc., member, Board of Directors, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society

Amir Rubin, CEO Sixense, Inc

Allison Wood, CEO, REIFY

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

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Session II: Guerin A, Live Webcast

CG Humans: Integration of the Virtual Character in Film - TV – VR - Games

Brett Leonard, Producer/Director/Writer/Futurist, Tough Trick Transmedia

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

Sean Stanek, CGI-Motion Capture, Director of Infamous 2 and technical director the Uncharted game series

Joseph A. Zaki, Founder and CEO VRTUALITY

Marshall Millett, CEO, AeMass (Volumetric Motion/Reality Capture

Gregory Peter Panos, Founder: Persona Foundation, Futurist, VR /AR Pioneer

Woody Schultz, Actor, Producer, Writer and President/Partner of Winning Swimmer Productions

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

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Session III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 202

VR Game Creation – The Deep Dive – Immersing in a Virtual Experience – Thinking and Breathing in a Cyber Universe

James Iliff, CCO & Co-Founder, Survios

Russell Naftal, Co-Managing Partner, VRWERX

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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The Day Long Festival + Evening Celebration

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:45 PM, Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173

The Women's Digifest

Special screening of IVERSON, the ultimate legacy of NBA legend Allen Iverson who rose from a childhood of crushing poverty to become one of the world’s most iconic and controversial sports figure; created, directed and produced by Zatella Beatty.

Zatella Beatty “Breaking Barriers”

Q&A with the Creators

Zatella Beatty, Director/producer, Iverson

Cori Jacobs, Composer, Iverson

Mike Marangu, co-producer, Iverson

Steve Perry, producer, Iverson

Jamie Hall, DP, Iverson

Ted Faye, producer, Iverson

Tonia Hawkins. co-producer, Iverson

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

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

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

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

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

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

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Jen Garcia Allen, Executive Editor, Kardashian/Jenner Apps

Zach Blume, Managing Director, Portal A

Caroline Wilson, Senior Director of Creative Integration, Initiative

Jordan Yospe, Of Counsel, Eisner Jaffe

Jeff Hardy, CEO and Founder, Floor 84 Studio

James Shani, Founder & CEO, SAV Studios

Glenn Sanders, Creative Director, eclipse

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

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

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

Mike Pusateri, Founder/CEO, Bent Pixels

Steven Polster, CEO, RIGHTSTRADE

Ori Birnbaum, Co-Founder, Whipclip

Ben Lister, COO, Rightster

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

Tom Carroux, Director of Business Development, Cryptography Research, Inc.

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

Rajan Samtani, SVP Sales and Marketing, Peer Media Technologies, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

Track IV: The Women's Creativity Workshops

Women, Wellness and Fitness Media - Nutrition, Workouts and the Healthy Lifestyle

Lisa Jey Davis, Pilates Instructor and Creator of The Orchids Plan for Women over 40

Danika Brysha, curve model and founder of clean-eating Paleo meal delivery service Model Meals

Jen E. Smith, Master yoga instructor at Equinox and founder of Retreat Yourself Well

Holly Perkins, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, women’s strength expert, and author of "Lift to Get Lean

Rachel Lee, VP Content Strategy at Beachbody

Valaer Goldsworthy, Managing Editor of LIVESTRONG.COM

Jess Barron, Editor in Chief, Livestrong.com, 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

Dan Ferguson, EVP Digital Interactive, Groove Jones

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director

Matt Johnson, EVP of Innovation, Bottle Rocket & GM of Thruster

Alex Barder, Co-Managing Partner, VRWERX

Keram Malicki Sanchez, founder, FIVARS, the Festival of International Virtual and Augmented REALITY Stories (Toronto)

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

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Session II: Herscher Hall, Room 202

Transhumanism: Science Fiction or Reality

Dr. Natasha Vita-More, Chairman of Humanity+, and Faculty at University of Advancing Technology

Zoltan Istvan, 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidate, Transhumanist Party

David Kelley, CTO Zensa, Microsoft MVP, and TNC Chairman

Lincoln Cannon, CEO, Thrivous and Discerner, and Founder of Mormon Transhumanist Association

Newton Lee, U.S. Presidential Campaign Advisor for the Transhumanist Party, 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

 

Two Great Evening Events! (You can Attend Both!)

Thursday, May 5th, Ahmanson Hall

6:15 PM - 8:30, Open to All Attendees

The Women's DigiFest

An Evening Celebrating Women's Entertainment

Co-Sponsored by WIF Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

and

Thursday, May 5th

The 57th Annual Genii Awards, Additional Ticket Required

Honoring Achievement of Excellence by Women in Media and Entertainment

Hosted by: Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

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

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - The Awards Ceremony

 

Friday, May 6th

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

Mike Weeks, International Performance Coach and Reality TV Personality
Ryan Foland, Managing Partner, Influence Tree
Dustin Dye, Business Coach

Jason Fishman, Digital Marketing Specialist

Dana Weiss, Expert on Turning Clients into Loyal Fans

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

Bruce Luizzi, CEO ATLX

Ken Nicholas, Sr. Director of Sales, VideoAmp

Travis Howe, Senior Vice President, Client Services & Operations, INVISION

Steve Callanan, CEO, WIREWAX

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Markus Almer, Director, VideoRx, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Haas Center - Room 172, Live Webcast

Social Engagement - Tracking The Real-Time Social Graph - Content, Communication, Advertising

Mark Carlson, CEO, SimpleFeed, Inc.

Ori Nakar, Chief Product Officer, Telescope

Chuck Fishman, Director, Media, Entertainment and Publishing, Acquia

Nguyen Duong, Director of Digital Strategy, INNOCEAN USA

Cathy Gribble, Director, Digital Strategy & Analytics, Team One

Shawnee Swarengin, Vice President of Content Marketing, CleverTap

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, 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

Guido Voltolina, Head of Presence Capture, Nokia

Justin Denton, VR Supervisor on Vrse.works' NYT Take Flight, Muse Revolt, and Click Effect"

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Nick Bicanic, founder, RVLVR

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab, Moderator

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11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

Sable Worthy, Director of Strategy, S4M

James Ackerman, General Partner, Spinnaker Media LP

Sean Malatesta, CEO, Marengo Knoll, Inc., Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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ThinkTank II: Haas Center - Room 172, Live Webcast

Video Innovation! Social Video, Personalized Video, Real-Time Video - Communication and Commerce

Joseph Hopkins, Vice President Global M&E Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Barry Stamos, CEO, Videoo

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

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

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11:45 AM – 12:45 PM, Haas Center - Room 173

The Future of Entertainment: VR Story Architects and Experience Designers

JT Petty, Writer Director “Gone”

Michael Conelly, Creative Director, BlackThorn

Christina Heller, CEO and Co-Founder, VR Playhouse

Jessica Kantor, VR Director

Celine Tricart, founder Lucid Dreams Productions and co-director, "Marriage Equality" VR film for Nokia and 3ality Technica, Moderator

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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

Taylor McPartland, Advisor, CrowdfundX

Stephen Dypiangco, Vice President, Ovation Digital Arts

Francesco Ferrazzino, CEO, Proxy42 Inc.

Adam M. Goyer, Managing Partner, The Blak Box Group

Justin Giddings, CEO and founder, The Kickstarter Guy

Ryan Foland, Assistant Director, Blackstone Launchpad, Moderator

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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

Gregory Parker, Co-Founder, Indie Crowd Funder, LLC.

Kinsey Cronin, Business Development Director, StartEngine Crowdfunding

Jillian Sidoti Esq. Crowdfunding Lawyers

Melinda Moore, CEO, Moore Media Ventures

Vincent Bradley, CEO, FlashFunders

Geoff Campbell, President, NewsBeat Social,

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

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Center - Room 171

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

Brian Popowitz, VP, Head of Marketing & Business Development, Black Box

Javon Frazier, EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Studio71

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Christopher Puga, Head of Sales, West, Adaptly

Jessica Hasson, founder, PulpPR

John Bohan, CEO + Founder, Socialtyze

Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, Instructor, Social Media And Digital Marketing Business for Executives, UCLA, Moderator

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172, Webcast

TV Everywhere: The Content & Commerce Opportunity - From Live Streaming & Video Syndication to Video Ad Insertion

Matt Smith, Chief Evangelist, Anvato

Dave Swartz, co-founder and chief creative officer, MEDL Mobile and co-founder & president, Hang With, Inc.

Stephen Johnson, Senior Analyst, Design and Consumer Usability Research, Coach Media

David McIntosh, SVP Business Affairs & Digital Distribution, Shout! Factory

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Jonathan Tavss, founder & President, Scarlet Strategic, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM , Haas Center - Room 173

Special Workshop, Immersion – AR – VR –  To the Next Level

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating Movies, Games & Other Experiential Programming

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

Jenny Carden (Zenka), Independent Artist and Futurist

Tino Schaedler, founder, Optimist Design, Art Director, "Harry Potter," "V for Vendetta," "Real Steel"

Edward Button, Award Winning Director of Photography and Director

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The Skirball Center

Los Angeles, California

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Digital Hollywood Spring

May 3-6, 2016, Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

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Wednesday, May 4th Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Roundtable and Reception

Visions of Immersion: Virtual Reality as an Expression of the Cinematic & Personal Experience

Chris Edwards, CEO, THE THIRD FLOOR & CPO, VRC: The Virtual Reality Company

Imraan Ismail, Director, Vrse.works and VFX, Hunger Games and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Jacqueline Bošnjak, CEO, Q Department & Mach1™

Ryan Horrigan, Chief Content Officer, Felix & Paul Studios

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy, Moderator

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The Day Long Festival + Evening Celebration

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304

The Women's Digifest

First Presentation:

Special screening of ANOTHER DAY WITH YOU

Q&A with content creators

Amy Goddard, Creator & Actor, ANOTHER DAY WITH YOU

Bob Clendenin, Actor, Credits Include: "Cougar Town; Quick Draw (Hulu) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"

Gregory Van Horn, Director, Credits include: "Frost/Nixon; Chicago P.D.; Private Practice Vanilla Sky and Wild Hog"

John Zinman, Director, Credits Include: "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; The Blacklist; The Finder and Friday Night Lights"

Laurie Leitzel, Producer, Another Day With You

Jeanne Taylor, Actress, Credits Include: Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Dane Collier, Editor, Another Day With You

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Tracks and Themes in Development

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

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

III. The California Education Summit

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

V. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VI. The Women's Summit & Festival - Content - Discussion - Recognition

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

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

IX. The High School Music Company Project

The Complete Four Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 3rd

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

Stealth VR through the Application of Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology

Jerri Lynn Hogg, Ph.D., Director of Media Psychology Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

Shane Pase, Ph.D., Director of Technology, Lotte Project

Pamela Rutledge, Ph.D., Director, Media Psychology Research Center

Tunisha Singleton, Brand Psychology and Audience Engagement Certificate Faculty, Fielding Graduate University

Linda Durnell, Managing Partner at Madison Lane Consulting in Silicon Valley

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the New 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

Nick Soares, Chief Executive Officer, GoDigital

Dan Goman, Founder & CEO, OWNZONES

David Fannon, EVP, Screen Media

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

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

Accelerating Education Innovation Through Media-Entertainment-Technology

Hall Davidson, Senior Director for Global Learning Initiatives, Discovery Education (Discovery Communications)

Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia, Founder and CEO, PlayWerks, Founder WhizGirlsAcademy

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Additional Speakers to be announced

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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

Jason Sklar, Managing Director, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

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

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

Artificial Intelligence in SmartPhones - Film - TV - Games:  From Software in Devices to AI in Movies (Ex Machina, Her, AI)

Anjalis Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Mobile Group, Intel

Eyal Pfeifel, Chief Technology Officer, Imperson

Ari Popper, Founder and CEO, SciFutures

Lori H. Schwartz, Technology Catalyst, StoryTech, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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The Stakeholders Summit: Private – Public Partnerships in Higher Education

12 Noon – 1:00 PM, Guerin A, in Herscher Hall: Live Webcast

Partnerships in Education - Underwriting the Future: Public/Private Investments in Media, Entertainment and Technology - The Vision, the Impact and the Long Term Result

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Office of Special Programs, Community and Collaborative Partnerships, Compton Unified School District

Courtney Appell, ‎Coordinator, WME Foundation

Jon P. Goodman, Phd., Pioneer in Pubic-Private Partnerships in Higher Ed, founder, EC2, USC and Professor

David Hankin, Chief Executive Officer, The Alfred Mann Foundation

Clint Schaff, Professor, Professor, Online Communities/Digital Social Media Program, USC Annenberg, Moderator

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Artists in Hollywood - Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors – Producers

12 Noon – 1:00 PM Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Adam Reed, President, Thinkfactory Media

Keith Kjarval, co-founder and producer, Unified Pictures, “Rudderless,” “A Single Shot,” “The Driftless Area,” “VINCENT N ROXXY”

Jane E. Durkee, COO, Tremendous! Entertainment

Robert (Leo) Rodgers, MBA, Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group

Kevin Iwashina, Founder & CEO, Preferred Content, (Producer, "Frank & Lola,” “Little Birds,” “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” )

Ilyssa Goodman, Producer/Director, Director, Distribution RGH Entertainment

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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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 Programming, Premium Content and Advertising

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

John Fitzpatrick, Producer & Talent Manager, Studio71, ProSiebenSat.1 Group

James Creech, Co-Founder and CEO, Paladin Software

Alex Lewis, YouTube Personality, “Let’s Just Be Friends”

Michael Gaston, Chief Executive Officer, Cut

Juan Bruce, CEO, Epoxy

Kelli Richards, President & CEO, The All Access Group, LLC, Moderator

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Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Unlocking Intelligence: Education within Technology and Virtual Worlds - VR-AR-Immersive

Shauna Heller, founder, Clay Park VR

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D., Director, Medical Virtual Reality - Institute for Creative Technologies, USC

Julian Sarmiento, Creative Director & VR Content Creator for Digital Domain

Mason Williams, Senior Manager, Mattel Digital Play Production, Mattel, Inc.

Brent Bushnell, co-founder, Two Bit Circus

Caroline Strzalka, EVP, Partnerships, Sandbox & Co, Moderator

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

Live Streaming – Social Streaming – The Video Phenomenon of Everything

Andy Swanson, VP of E-Sports and Events, Twitch

Will Keenan, President & Co-Founder of Streamup,

Gregory Strompolos, Director of Business Development, YouNow,

Caroline Lesley, producer, actor, host and entrepreneur, Parachute TV

Nick Crooks, Director, Business Operations, Fullscreen

Karen Allen, President, Karen Allen Consulting, Moderator

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ThinkTank - Workshop

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

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Kiki Burton, Senior Manager of Product Strategy, Adobe

Rich Sutton, Chief Revenue Officer, North America, Trusted Media Brands, Inc.

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

James Zayti, Group Director, Hyundai Media, INNOCEAN USA

Mark Goldman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, ZypMedia

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Jeff Hochberg, General Manager, Enterprise Business Development, The Trade Desk, Moderator

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Artists in Hollywood - Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors – Producers

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Bill Taub, WGA Award for 101 Best Written TV Series including Barney Millerand Hill Street Blues

Marilyn Anderson, Writer-Producer, "How to Beat a Bully," TV Writer, "FAME," "Friday the 13th - the Series," "Sherman Oaks," "Murphy Brown"

Brian Herskowitz, CCO, Horror Equity Fund (HEF)

Darrell Miller, Partner/Chair, Entertainment Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

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

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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

Nancy Bennett, Chief Content Officer and Head of VR, Two Bit Circus

Ryan Pulliam, CMO, Specular Theory

Jacki Morie, Founder / Chief Scientist, All These Worlds, LLC.

Janet. H. Murray, VR Visionary, Associate Dean and Professor, Georgia Tech

Irad Eyal, President, Better VR

Tanna Frederick, Producer/actor, Defrost (VR Narrative Film)

Louisa Spring, CEO, Spring Alliance, Moderator

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

Programming the New ‘OVN’s' (Online Video Networks: the Next Generation of Niche Video Content

Allie Greenwald, West Coast Sales & Brand Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

Valerie Voci, Chief Marketing Officer, OWNZONES Media Network

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Michael Kernan, Chief Executive Officer, NuMedia Studios & Management

Steve Bradbury, Principal, Vlocity Digital, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Esports: The Hottest Sector in Entertainment, Monetization and Games

Andrew Schneider, Co-Founder, Board Director eSports Hero

Ian Sharpe, CEO, Azubu

Jeff Browning, Senior Vice President of Sales, Legends Of Gaming, Endemol Beyond USA

Stan Press, Managing Director, Digital and Gaming, Magid Advisors, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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The Stakeholders Summit: Private – Public Partnerships in Higher Education

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

Joely Proufit, Director California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center, CSU San Marcos

Henry Puente, Associate Professor, Entertainment Studies, CSU Fullerton

Nate Thomas, Professor, Cinema & TV Arts, CSU Northridge

Darnell Hunt, Director, UCLA Bunche Center for African American Studies

Erika Alexander, Actress, Writer/Producer, Activist

Chris Eyre, Director/Producer

Tim McNeal, VP of Creative Talent Development & Inclusion, Disney/ABC Television Group

Moderator: Norma Provincio Pichardo, Executive Director, TV Academy Foundation

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Artists in Hollywood - Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors - Producers

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

CrowdFunding Update:  Exploring Innovation in the Crowdfunding Film-TV-Start-up Process

Stephen Y. Ma, Partner, Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Bryan M. Sullivan, Partner, Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Samuel S. Guzik, Founder, GUZIK & ASSOCIATES

Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC

Josh Amster, Business Development Director, StartEngine Crowdfunding

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

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ThinkTank - Workshop

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Haas Center - Room 172 & 173: Live Webcast

Amazon Echo & Alexa – Amazon’s Vision for AI & the Connected Home

Michael Francisco, Alexa Partnerships and Business Development, Amazon

Andrew Howlett, Partner and Chief Digital Officer, Rain

Ethan Grey, Chief Strategy Officer, Slate Studio

Brett Worthington, General Manager for Americas and Vice President of Global Business Development, Samsung SmartThings

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

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

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

Kurt Smith, General Manager, Media and Entertainment/Digital, Infor

Adam Ware, SVP / Head of Digital Media, Tennis Channel

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

David Cutbill, Media & Entertainment Advisory Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

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

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent Management, WhoSay

Maria Weaver, SVP and head of sales of Interactive One (iOne), Radio One/TV One

Adam Wilensky, Executive Director, Marketing, Fox Digital Entertainment

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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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

Richard Yen, Managing Director, Private Equity, Saban Capital Group

Sivan Iram, General Manager, River Studios

Eunice Shin, Managing Director, Manatt Digital Media. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Fryd Ovcaric, General Manager and Head of Business Devleopment, 8i Studios

Scott Lenet, President, Touchdown Ventures

Jon Goldman, Venture Partner, Greycroft Partners

Joe Michaels, Former Senior Director, Business Development, Microsoft, Moderator

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Artists in Hollywood - Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors – Producers

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Scott Weintrob, Director, Top Gear (TV Series), Commercials for Audi, Ford

Brandon Schultz, President, Street Legends Ink

Basil Shadid, Executive Producer of Video, Rational Interaction

John Reding, VP of Business Development, Vin Di Bona Productions

Saul Goldberg, Vice President, Head of Unscripted Television, Covert Media

John Attanasio, Co-Founder, Feldspar Ventures

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

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The Stakeholders Summit: Private – Public Partnerships in Higher Education

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Guerin A, Live Webcast

The University as Industry Partner: Building Entertainment Programs as a Foundation for California’s Leadership in Innovation

Peter McAllister, Dean, College of Letters & Arts, CSU Los Angeles

Debra Valencia L. Valencia Laver, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Nicole Méndez Dial, University Relations, Dreamworks Animation

Moderator: Dina Ibrahim, Director, CSU Entertainment Industry Initiative

 

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, Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

The Welcome Dinner Roundtable + Presentations to Honorees in Public Private University Contributions

The Entertainment Industry: The Story of Everything – from Franchise Movies and TV to Virtual Reality and Smartphones

Chris Defaria, President Animation, Digital Production & Visual Effects, Warner Bros.

Charles Segars, CEO, Ovation TV, Executive Producer,  National Treasure Franchise & Advisor, DreamWorks Animation

Tammy Glover, Production Executive, Turner Broadcasting (Murder in the First, Last Ship, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee)

Ron Fischer, Motion Capture Developer, WETA, (Movies: Alice in Wonderland), UVS-1 (NBC/Universal)

Hamilton Brown, Brand Marketing Executive for Procter & Gamble (Old Spice, Tag, Gain) and Taco Bell

Paula Kupfer, SVP, Worldwide Promotion & Consumer Products, Lionsgate

Josh McLaughlin, EVP, Production, Focus Features

Rami Yanni, SVP, Legal Affairs, Saban Brands, LLC

Moderator, Winston Perez, CEO Concept Modeling, Consultant to NBC/Universal, Warner Bros. and Sony

Host for the Evening: Marty Perlmutter, Technologist & Social Activist

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, May 4th

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 - Chasing the New Normal in the Entertainment & Technology Industries

Stephen Beres, Vice President, Media & Production Operations West Coast, HBO

James Marsh, Senior Vice President & Head of Investor Relations, Lionsgate

Cathy Hetzel, Executive Vice President, Operator Sales & Business Development, comScore

Laura Martin, CFA, Entertainment & Internet Analyst, Needham & Company, LLC

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group, Founder E! Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Will Marks, VP of Business Development, Ovation

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures

Erik Ramberg, Director of Product Management for TV  & Media, Ericsson

Ian Greenblatt, former, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development at ARRIS

Joseph Hopkins, Vice President Global M&E Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Bernie Laramie, Producer, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”

Steve Wong, Director Telco & Media Sales Americas, Siemens, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Rob Freelen, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank, LA

Vincent Bradley, CEO & Co-Founder, FlashFunders

Tolga Onuk, CEO, Thunderbolt Creative Digital Technologies

Andres Diana, Managing Director, SeedInvest Los Angeles

Joe Guzel, Associate, CrossCut Ventures

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

Victoria Silchenko, Ph.D., Chair of Global LAVA, Los Angeles Venture Association, Moderator

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

VR Design with the Mind in Mind: Presence and Reality

Cynthia Lieberman, Media & Marketing Strategist, Lieberman Communications

Barry Sandrew, Founder & President/CEO, Graffiti Video and Founder, Legend3D

Jimmy Giliberti, Director, Americas Business Development, Worldviz

Mathew Price, Global Director Media & Technology, Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience

Garry Hare, PhD, 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

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

Guido Voltolina, Head of Presence Capture, Nokia

Joel Susal, Director, VR/AR, Dolby Labs

Joel Breton, ‎Vice President VR Content, HTC Vive - ‎HTC America

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Mark Turner, VP, Corporate Partnerships & Strategy, Technicolor

Moderator - Robert Nashak, COO, Survios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM, Guerin B, Herscher Hall

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

Fernando Szew, CEO, MarVista

Clark Peterson, Producer, "Monster," "The Prophet"

Todd Steiner, VP Entertainment Group, Comerica

Karen Tenkoff, Producer, The Motorcycle Diaries, Exec. at Wildwood (Spy Game, An Unfinished Life) Studio Exec., Frozen

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, 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 Digital Consumer: How Technology, Content and Services Establish the Next Level of Consumer Entertainment Experience

John Rubey, CEO, Fathom Events

Jonathan Perelman, Department Head of Digital Ventures, ICM Partners

Evan Greene, CMO, The Recording Academy

David Viviano, Chief Economist, SAG-AFTRA

Rona Mercado, Vice President, Client Services, Cashmere Agency

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Future of Film - Studio & Indie, Global Content Business, The Changing face of the Film Industry from Imax and Alternative Content to VR and other Immersive Experiences

Robert J. Lenihan, President, Programming, AMC Entertainment Inc.

Phil Groves, Senior Vice President, IMAX Corp & Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, IMAX Entertainment

Chris Edwards, CEO, THE THIRD FLOOR & CPO, VRC: The Virtual Reality Company

Duncan Stewart, Director of Research, Deloitte Canada

Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Cinema Business Group, Dolby Laboratories

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media

Malinda Sanna, founder and CEO, SPARK

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

Lisa Kraynak, Founding partner, Propelle partners, 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

Molly Swenson, COO, RYOT

Nonny de la Peña, CEO Emblematic Group and Annenberg Fellow, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Lyman Missimer, Strategic Business Development and Partnerships, Education, Google

Phil McNally, Stereoscopic VFX Supervisor, Condition One

Kaj Larsen, Producer/Journalist/Correspondent, VICE

Steven-Charles Jaffe, COO & Co-Founder, Springbok Entertainment,

Joey Caroni, Director of Digital Media, KCRW, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:45 AM - 12:45 AM

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

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

Dr. David Levitt, co-founder and CEO, Pantomime Corporation

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

James Knight, Virtual Production Director, AMD

Joe Chen, Executive Technical Producer, Vrse.works

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

Shelley Midthun, Executive Director, Oregon Story Board

Shawn Gold, Corporate Marketing Officer, JustFab Inc., Moderator

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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 - Ubiquitous Broadband - Ubiquitous Content

Samuel Notowitz, Vice President, Distribution & Content Acquisitions, Feeln - a Hallmark Company

Rich Hull, Chairman, Latin Everywhere

Jake Avnet, Chief Operating Officer, Indigenous Media

David A. Goldsmith, Chief Strategy Officer and Head Corporate Development, FilmOn TV Networks

Lora Y. Chen, CEO, China Media Consulting

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Investment, Financing & Packaging Projects: Unique Content - Unique Technology - Funding & Monetizing Properties Across Platforms

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc.

Todd Courtney, Chairman & CEO, Mammoth Ventures, Inc.

Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

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

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Track III: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville"

Anna Prosser Robinson, Programming Manager, Twitch

Chris Murphy, SVP, Creative Lab, Studio71, Los Angeles

Maia McCann, Editor-in-Chief, LittleThings

Caryn Ward Ross, Actress (BET's The Game and He's Mine Not Yours)

Nika Offenbac, Executive Producer, META

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

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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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

Matt Collado, co-founder and Chief Content Officer, Littlstar (VR for Showtime, Esquire, Discovery)

Marcie Jastrow, Head of Business Development, VR/AR Production Services

SVP Sales, Production Services, Technicolor

DJ Roller, co-founder, NextVR

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Chris Thomes, Vice President, Digital Media Studios, Disney/ABC Television Group

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

Dr. Sankar Jayaram, President and CEO, VOKE

Kurt Knutsson, CyberGuy, Author, Investor, Broadcaster, Moderator

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Session II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Making of a Hollywood VR Narrative Experience

"Defrost" - A Roundtable with the Creators

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

Tanna Frederick, Producer/actor

Carl Weathers, Actor

Bruce Davison, Actor

Mario Kenyon, Head of Production, Furious M (VR Services)

Moderator - David Bloom, Digital content production and partnerships, Deadline.com

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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

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

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

Shannon Flynn, Director, Nickelodeon

Robert Ramirez, Digital Media Producer, Netflix

Jon Reiss, Filmmaker/Author/Digital Strategist

Hank Chilton, Television Writer/Producer, "Ash Vs. Evil Dead" on Starz, "Nip/Tuck", "Covert Affairs," "Ringer"

Kaj Larsen, Producer/Journalist/Correspondent, VICE

Dennis Radeke, Senior Strategic Development Manager, Adobe

JOSHUA LEVINE, Entertainment & Technology Marketing – Writer, Producer & Creative Director

Simone Nelson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations, The California State University Entertainment Industry Initiative, Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Enhanced Advertising: Addressing Brands, Message, Technology, Media and Entertainment

Carol Chung, SVP, Media Tech, DigitasLBi

Penny Baldwin, Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, General Manager, Brand, Reputation and Partner Marketing, Intel

Lori Tabb, Marketing Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jason Jercinovic, President, Havas Worldwide Digital

Liz Wilson, Director of Media and Strategic Partnerships, Under Armour

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Tom Flanagan, Partner, Nut + Bolt, Moderator

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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

Andy Beach, Developer Account Manager, Xbox Live, Microsoft

Tom Burns, CTO, Media & Entertainment, EMC/Isilon

Erick Opeka, EVP/Digital Networks, Cinedigm

Jay Samit, Chief Executive Officer, SeaChange

Frank Sinton, CEO, Beachfront

JD Tengberg, Principal, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, Moderator

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

The VR-AR-Holography Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Advertising - A Redefinition of the Industry

Jeff Nicholas, EVP, Strategy, Creative & Growth, vantage.tv and EP & Director, VEHICLEvr

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Alki David, founder, HologramUSA

Tom Wright, founder of Tactic and Managing Director, Ntropic

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, Headcase

Micah Ainsley Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Filmfundr, Moderator

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Track IV: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

Women in Television and Film: From OTT and OVNs to Cable, Broadcast, Advertising and Film

Cristina Malavenda, Head of Production at Feeln, Hallmark Channel

Joanne Rubino, Senior Vice President of Production, Thinkfactory Media

Naseem Sayani, Group Vice President, Strategy, Huge

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

Kim Getty, President, Deutsch LA

Shauna Phelan, Head of Development and Production, AwesomenessTV

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

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

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

VR & The Future of the Web - UIX, Content & Advertising Experience

Dekker Dryer, Chief Creative Officer, Clever Fox

Ceci Mourkogiannis, Co-Founder, Metta VR

Christine Lee, Vice President, Business, Immersv

Tony Parisi, VP of Web and Open Technologies, Wevr, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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

Session I: Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating TV-Movies, Advertising & Other Experiential Programming

David Rosenbaum, Director, Humble, Creative Director, Jaunt

Brad Herman, ‎Head of DreamLab, DreamWorks Animation

Lex Halaby, Director, Funny Or Die VR, Music Videos & Commericals

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

Tino Schaedler, founder, Optimist Design, Art Director, "Harry Potter," "V for Vendetta," "Real Steel"

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

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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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Bill Sanders, Senior Vice President, Athlete & Talent Marketing, Excel Sports Management

Dina Mallin, SVP Talent, United Entertainment Group, a DJE Company

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

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, Moderator

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Track II: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Kai Hasson, Creative Director, Portal A

Scott Ehrlich, Chief Executive Officer, QYOUTV

Rafi Mamalian, Chief Revenue Officer, theAmplify

Jody Simon, Partner, Fox/Rothchild

Brad Gelfond, Principal, Strike up the Brand

David Tochterman, Co-Founder, Canvas Media Studios, Moderator

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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

Mimi Steinbauer, President and CEO, Radiant Films International

Kara Holden, Actress and Screenwriter

Shannon Keenan Demers, SVP of Production and Creative, Tremendous! Entertainment

Marlene Sharp, Producer, TV Series, Sonic, Sega of America

Marsha Oglesby, Producer, Indigenous Media, TV Producer, “Blue,” “Paloma,” “Kendra,” “Susanna”

Melissa Schneider, SVP Development and Production, New Form Digital

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

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

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

Immersive Entertainment in the Out of Home Market, Theme Park - VR-AR, Cinematic, 360 Video and More

Dan Jamele, Vice President/CTO, MediaMation

Sang Cho, Chief Content Officer, CJ 4DPLEX Am

Jim Stewartson, CEO, Awesome Rocketship

Chris Ellis, Executive Director, RGH

Kevin Althans, Commercial/VR Director, Reel FX

Michael Tolkin, Founder and CEO, Ultro Labs

Marty Perlmutter, Early VR/3D Technology Leader, Moderator

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Session II: The Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

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

Miles Perkins, Vice President, Marketing Communications, JauntVR

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

Aruna Inversin, VR Supervisor, Digital Domain

Dario Raciti. Director Zero Code OMD

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director

Ryan Pamplin, VP, Partnerships & Sales, Meta

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

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