Wednesday, May 24 (Continued from Left Column)

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Jamie Elden, President, NYLON Media, Chairman of Socialyte

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Petar Mandich, Chief Talent Officer, ADDITION

Noah Rubin, Editor in Chief, MERRY JANE MEDIA

CAA, speaker to be announced

Tony Hoskins, Founding Partner, POP, Moderator

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

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

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

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Sophia Dilley, Vice President of Production and Development, Route One (Tallulah, Colossal, Landline)

Laverne McKinnon, Head of Television, Charlize Theron's Denver & Delilah Films (“Hatfields & McCoys” "DARK PLACES")

Jaime Burke, co-founder and President, Lifeboat Productions

Rachel Feldman, Writer/Director, LEDBETTER, Lizzie McGuire, Dr. Quinn, Med Woman, Doogie Howser, MD

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Johannes Saam, Senior Software Developer, Framestore

Peter Akemann, President of Skydance Interactive

Neil Mandt, founder and CEO, Mandt Bros Productions & Mandt VR.

Clay Weishaar, creative director at Tool of North America

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

 

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

VR-AR Everywhere! - Planes, Theaters, Hotels, Arcade & Theme Parks

Speakers to be announced

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Entertainment and Cannabis: Who, What, Where, Why and How Much?

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Virtual Reality and Space: VR Takes it's Place in Space Themed Movies/TV - Space Science - Theme Parks - Games

 

Thursday, May 25th

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:20 AM, Ahmanson Hall

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

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Speakers to be announced

 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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

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

Himesh Bhise, CEO, Synacor

Jason Bercovici, Manager, Product Strategy and Operations, Exponential

Matt Wilkinson, CSO, Mirriad

John Derham, Head of Innovation and Co-Founder, IQ Media

Zak Soreff, President, Sawyer Studios

Aimee Helfand, founder and CEO, FamiLeague

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

 

Sponsored by the Casting Society of America

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Suzanne Goddard-Smythe, CSA, Casting Director, Interactive, Quantic Dream for Sony

Ivy Isenberg, CSA, VR and Gaming (Call of Duty:Black Ops 1, 2 & 3, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare)

Emily Schweber, CSA, Video Games, (Battlefield Franchise, Wolfenstein and Killzone)

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Rob Vickery, Co-Founder, Stage Venture Partners

Ryan Wang, Co-founder and General Partner, Outpost Capital

Alexis Macklin, Analyst, Greenlight VR

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

 

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

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

Greg Bond, SVP, Licensing, Blend Media

Jordan Mann, VR Creator, Samsung VR Series, entitled “Gone”, "The Deepak Chopra VR Meditation Experience”

Benny Arbel, CEO, Inception VR

Sam White, Director of New Development and Strategic Partnerships, Two Bit Circus VR

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

Additional Speakers to be announced

 

10:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

The Digital Hollywood DigiFest

The Sponsors:

I. Women in Film

II. NALIP - The National Association of Latino Producers

III. HollyShorts

First Presentations - Screening - Q&A

End-of-Day Awards Celebration

 

10:45 AM - Noon

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

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

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

Randa Minkarah, Chief Operating Officer, Transform

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

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

Keith Valory, CEO, Plex

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

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

DMA/Donna Michelle Anderson, President, @PlanetDMA

Gladys Kong, CEO, UberMedia

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Ronjini Joshua, Owner, The Silver Telegram

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

 

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

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

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

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

Tim Dillon, Executive Producer, MPC VR

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

Mike Nichols, VP, Creative Technology, Fuel

Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

Joseph Itaya, Founder & CEO, Epicenter VR

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

 

Session II: Guerin A Live Webcast

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

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media,

Seth Skolnik, COO, Live Planet

Andrew Goldstein, CEO and Co-Founder, Otherworld Interactive

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

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

Speakers to be announced

 

Noon - 7:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

The Digital Hollywood DigiFest

The Sponsors:

I. Women in Film

II. NALIP - The National Association of Latino Producers

III. HollyShorts

First Presentations - Screening - Q&A

End-of-Day Awards Celebration

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

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

NAGRA, speaker to be announced

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

Sean Doherty, founder, Wurl TV

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

Steve Harnsberger, EVP Business Development and OTT Market Specialist, ColorTV Inc.

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

 

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

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Bethany Kristovich, Partner, Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

Russell Schwartz, Senior Vice President and Head, Original Programming Business & Legal Affairs, Starz

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Vishal Panchal, Director, Digital & Theatrical Distribution - Shout! Factory

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

 

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

Crowdfunding Breakthrough: Access to Capital Meritocracy through Reg A+ to Crowdfunding Campaigns for Film - TV - Technology

Jillian Sidoti Esq. Crowdfunding Lawyers

Phil Ashcroft, founder and chief creative, RTSTRY, Board Member at BAFTA Los Angeles

Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC

Amy Wan, Esq., CIPP/US, Partner, Trowbridge Sidoti LLP

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner, InfluenceTree

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

 

New Track: The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood - presented by David Zucker & CIrca

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B

“Hollywood? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Hollywood” Established stars and wannabies use new tools and platforms to create, present, pay for their comic art

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

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

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

Nicholas Longano, Head of VR/AR, Kaleidoscope Interactive

Sara Poorsattar, Director of VR/Video, Vimeo

Jon Simon, Vice President, Integrated Marketing, Ayzenberg

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

 

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

Presented by Laduma

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

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

Moderated by: Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6

Ben Smith, CEO, Laduma

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

Jesse Redniss, Chief Innovation Officer,  Turner Broadcasting

Tyson Sadler, Emmy Award Winning Director, Ryot

Dylan Southard, Creative Director, writer, VR Playhouse

 

2:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

The Digital Hollywood DigiFest

The Sponsors:

I. Women in Film

II. NALIP - The National Association of Latino Producers

III. HollyShorts

First Presentations - Screening - Q&A

End-of-Day Awards Celebration

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

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

Nick Colsey, Business Development, Sony Electronics

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

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

Mark Donnigan, Vice President, Marketing, Beamr, Moderator

Additional speaker to be announced

 

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

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

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

Speakers to be announced

 

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

Financing, Packaging & Investment: From Entertainment & Indie Project to Technology & Startups

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

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

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Jennifer Post, Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Nick Davidov, Co-Founder, Gagarin Capital

Jason Scoggins, President & COO of Slated, Inc.

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

 

New Track: The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood - presented by David Zucker & CIrca

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Classic Coke v. New Coke: What forms of comedy works best in this fast paced, digital world?  What's new?

 

New Track: Drone, Aerial Entertainment & Robotics Cinema

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

The Drone Solution for News, Sports, Advertising & Cinema: The Crew, Technology, Safety Standards & FAA Compliance

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall

The Future of Entertainment: VR Story Architects and Experience Designers

Celine Tricart, Stereoscopic 3D and Virtual Reality, founder, Lucid Dreams Productions, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

 

Session II: Guerin A, Live Webcast

VR/AR Production: Advances in Visualization & Experimentation in Cinematic - TV – Ads - Games

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

Speakers to be announced

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Video Everywhere - Technologies & Platforms - From Over-the-Top TV to 360 Video and Virtual Reality

Blair Harrison, CEO, Frequency

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

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

Jonathan Anastas, CMO, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

 

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

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

Steven Polster, CEO, RIGHTSTRADE

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

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Christina Smith, SVP of Content Acquisitions, Jukin Media

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

 

The Women's International Music Network and

Daisy Rock Girl Guitars Present

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM - Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Women in Action: Disrupting Gender Norms in Music & Media

Laura B. Whitmore, Owner, Mad Sun Marketing

Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars

Janet Billig Rich, Artist Manager, Music Supervisor, Producer, and Tony Award-nominated Broadway theater producer

 

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

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

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

Louis Cacciuttolo, CEO, VRrOOm

Brad Winters, President, ModeSelect

Jake Sally, Director of Development, Two Bit Circus VR

Jim McArthur, Customer Experience, Creative Cloud, Adobe, Moderator

 

New Track: The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood - presented by David Zucker & CIrca

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

Comedy in 360 & Virtual Reality - Turning the World into an Upside Down Space

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B

The Evening Keynote Event

The Best in Comedy – Performance – Screenings - Awards

 

The Digital Hollywood DigiFest

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

The Sponsors:

I. Women in Film

II. NALIP - The National Association of Latino Producers

III. HollyShorts

End-of-Day Awards Celebration

 

The 57th Annual Genii Awards, Additional Ticket Required

Honoring Achievement of Excellence by Women in Media and Entertainment

Hosted by: Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

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

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

 

"Hollywood and Space Event"

Special Event Dinner

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM, Guerin Ballroom C

Mars City Fundraising Dinner

Hosteby by Vera Mulyani, Mars City Design

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Digital Hollywood Spring, May 23-25, 2017

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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

II. Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity

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

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

V. The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood - presented by David Zucker & CIrca

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

VII. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

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

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

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

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

XII. The High School Music Company Project

The Special Events!

I. The 57th Annual Genii Awards, Additional Ticket Required

Honoring Achievement of Excellence by Women in Media and Entertainment

Hosted by: Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

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

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

 

New Tracks for Digital Hollywood Spring

I. Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity - May 23-24

II. The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood, May 25

III. Drone, Aerial Entertainment & Robotics Cinema Production, May 25

 

The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 23rd

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

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

Don Daglow, CEO Daglow Entertainment (Games Industry Leader: La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

Dmitry Shapiro, CEO, GoMeta

Catherine Metzner, Creative Team, Niantic, Inc.

Eli Weisman, VP, Interactive TV & Content, Trailer Park.

Arno Hartholt, Director of Integration and Development Research Institute for Creative Technologies, USC

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Jared Heinke, President of Whalerock Digital,

Adam Cunningham, founder and president, 87AM

Angela M. Jollivette, Senior Project Manager, The GRAMMYs/The Recording Academy

Lena Lotsey, Senior Social Media Manager, Ignition

Nick Childs, Chief Creative Officer NA, Society (IPG Mediabrands)

CAA, speaker to be announced

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

 

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

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

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

Scott O’Neill, SVP of North America, MPP Global

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

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

J​ason Friedlander, Product & Technology Evangelist, Verizon Digital Media Services

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

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

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Valuing and Financing Entertainment Content: Film/TV, Internet and Virtual Reality - From VC, Private Equity to Corporate Investment

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

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

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Keyvan Peymani, Partner, Touchdown Ventures

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

From Demographics to Storygraphics: Applying AI for Advanced Audience Intelligence

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

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

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

Speakers to be announced

 

12 Noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

Owen Hurley, VP, Creative, Animation and Games Group, Technicolor

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

Eric Mizuguchi, Manager New Ventures AR eyewear, Epson America Inc.

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

 

Session II: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Russell Levine, CEO, Route One (Colossal, Free State of Jones, A Walk in the Woods)

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

Amber Mazzola, President, Machete Productions (Producer, Pretty Wild, WAGS,The Profit, The Partner, Millionaire Matchmaker)

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

Hannah Pillemer, SVP, of Development & Production, MarVista

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

 

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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

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

Jennifer Perri, Director of Partnership Development & Multi-platform Strategy, Univision

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

Josh Kreitzman, Senior Vice President of Publishing and Programming, Jukin Media

Lauren Merriam, VP of Sales, Kin Community

James Creech, CEO, Paladin Software

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

 

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Speakers to be announced

 

1:00 PM - 2:00, Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

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

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

 

ThinkTank - Workshop

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

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Mitchell Reichgut, CEO, Jun Group

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

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

Additional speakers to be announced

 

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

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

Brant Pinvidic, television producer and the founder and CEO, INvelop Entertainment,

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

Speakers to be announced

 

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

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

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Jenni Ogden, President & Executive Producer, Eye Q Productions, LLC

Evelyne Ouellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

Rachel Skidmore, ‎Director of Media Development, ‎Skybound Entertainment

Louisa Spring, Chief Operating Officer, Prologue Immersive, Moderator

 

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

OTT Programming: The Multiscreen Video Experience

William H Masterson III, Co-Founder at Believe Entertainment Group

Sarah Malkin, Vice President, Programming, New Form

Xavier Kochhar, Founder and CEO, The Video Genome Project® a Division of Hulu

Steven M Brown, Chief Revenue Officer, ViewLift

Fullscreen, speaker to be announced

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

Additional speakers to be announced

 

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

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

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Andrew Schneider, Chief Digital Officer, Tenga

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Liz Stahl, President, In Haus

Darnell Brisco, Account Director, McBeard

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

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

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

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

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

Speakers to be announced

 

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

Jason Henderson, Senior Manager, Contracts, DISH Network

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

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

Barry Loudis, Senior Director, Business Development & Digital Distribution, Turner Content Distribution

Starz, speaker to be announced

Epix, speaker to be announced

Deloitte, Moderator to be announced

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Matthew Seymour, Executive Producer / Business Development Director - VR & AR, Psyop

Joergen Geerds, CEO, Koncept VR

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Alejandro Dinsmore, CEO, EEVO

Matt Silverman, Head of Integrated Production, Ignition

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

 

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

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

Phil Lott, Co-Founder and President, AMPLE (Showrunner, The Pitch; Director, Undercover Boss)

JR Yasgur, Vice President, Advanced Media Planning & Management, Universal Music Group (UMG).

Elissa Friedman, Vice President, Production and Development, Covert Media

Philip Shafran, Director of Content Activation, Brand and Rights Management, Vin Di Bona Productions

Doug Dezzani, Creative Director for Integrated Marketing, Ignition Creative

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

 

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

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

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

Moderator - Steve Peters, Emmy-winning Experience Designer, Interactive Content Creator, AR/VR Consultant, founder, ‎No Mimes Media

Steven-Charles Jaffe, Producer, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Strange Days

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

I. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, Ahmanson Hall

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

 

Wednesday, May 24th

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Breakfast Session

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

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Moving into the Next Wave

Ben Bloom, Service Line Director, Technologies Media + Gaming, Akamai

John Corser, VP Production at NBCUniversal Cable Productions

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

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

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

 

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

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Anjali Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Client Computing Group, Intel

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Michael Palmer, GM of Video, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Steve Wong, Director of Business Development Media & Entertainment Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

 

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

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

Mark Landay, Managing Director, Dynamic Synergy Corporation

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

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Adam Marsh, Entertainment/Media/Sports, Huntington Technology Finance

Daniel J Cunningham, President, Busted Buggy Entertainment

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

 

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

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

Inside the Experience: The Psychology of Immersive Design

Tai Crosby, Founder and CEO, SilVR Thread

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

Speakers to be announced

 

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

Fredrik Frizell, COO and EP, HERE BE DRAGONS

Niko Chauls, Director of Emerging Technology, USA Today & Gannett Network

Scot Barbour, VP:Production Technology, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Rich Flier, Managing Director, Business Development, Digital Domain

Csilla Kozma Andersen, Head of Content Relations, Nokia

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Alison Hoffman, Chief Marketing Officer, Starz

Anathema Ruys, Managing Director, Carat LA

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

Josh Brooks, SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing, Jam City

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Shannon Keith, Social Entrepreneur, Abolitionist & CEO, Sudara

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Valerie Alexander, author, How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having “Female Brains")

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

David Bixler, Senior VP, Acquisitions, 21st Century Fox

Ray Ricord, Senior Vice President, Critical Content

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Paul Hanson, CEO, COVERT MEDIA

Brian Herskowitz, CCO, Horror Equity Fund

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

 

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

Kevin Tsukii, Immersive Video Lead, Emblematic Group

Celine Tricart, Stereoscopic 3D and Virtual Reality, founder, Lucid Dreams Productions

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Moderators - Robert Hernandez, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, USC Annenberg School of Journalism and

Stuart Sender, President, Balcony Films, Inc.

 

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

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

Randal Kleiser, Director, “Grease,” “Honey I Blew Up the Kid", Defrost (VR Narrative Film)

Timothy Dodd, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Technicolor

Google, speaker to be announced

Dane Smith, Head of Business Development, The Third Floor

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

CAA, speaker to be announced

Shawn Gold, Corporate Marketing Officer, TechStyle Fashion Group, Moderator

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

Mike Cruz, ‎Director of Digital Programming, Skybound Entertainment

Alan Cannistraro, CEO, Rheo (former Apps exec, Facebook, Apple)

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Harry Lang, Vice President of Product, Feelin’, Hallmark Labs

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

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

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

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

Speakers to be announced

 

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

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

Sarah Hawkins, Actor/Producer (Or Die Trying)

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

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, “Squaresville"

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

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

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Todd Hoddick, CEO, Barco

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

John Rubey President, Fathom Events

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer Barco Escape

Chris White, Vice President Business Development, Osterhout Design Group

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

 

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

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

Virtual Reality as Technology/Content for Entertainment, Space Science and Visual Exploration

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

David Karlak, Director, VR experience for Alien:Covenant, RSA Films

Kalan Ray, Lead Experience Designer, Magnopus, Mission: ISS

Buzz Aldrin VR, speaker to be announced

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, Moderator

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

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

Beau Avril, Global Head of Product Commercialization, Google

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

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Tom Flanagan, Partner, Nut + Bolt, Moderator

 

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

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

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

Mitch Weinraub, Director - Advanced Video Products, Dish Network

Serge Kassardjian, Global Head of Media Apps Business Development, Google Play

Rick Capstraw, Director Media & Entertainment Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Neil Deiter, Content/Technology, Cisco

David Cutbill, U.S. Advisory Leader, Media & Entertainment, Deloitte & Touche LLP, 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

Speakers to be announced

 

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

Women in the Creative Zone: Film & Virtual Reality to the TV Series and Advertising

Joanne Rubino, executive vice president of production, Thinkfactory Media

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., CEO and President, Legacy Interactive and Legacy Games

Lori Kozlowski, Virtual Reality Producer, Project Empathy

Kim Getty, President, Deutsch LA

Dannielle Dormer, ‎Executive Producer, Ignition

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

 

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

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

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

Jeff Nicholas, Director of VR Creative + Production, Live Nation Studios

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

Tom Wright, founder of Tactic and Managing Director, Ntropic

Michael Conelly, founder, Blackthorn Media

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

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

 

Session II: - Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Sean Charles, Vice President, Global Publisher and Developer Relations, ESL

Brad Spahr, VP Product Development, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Independent Digital Director

Epix, speaker to be announced

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

 

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

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

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

Moderator - Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm

Speaker to be announced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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