Wednesday, May 23rd - Continued from Left Column

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

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

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Michael D. Ratner, CEO, OBB Pictures, Creator/Producer, “Cold as Balls” starring Kevin Hart

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

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

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

Laverne McKinnon, Executive Producer, Netflix comedy series, Girlboss Studios USA

Eileen Grubba, Actor & Activist

Katrina Wolfe, President of Production, AG Studios

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

Zadi Diaz, Vice President, Head of Digital Studio, ‎mitú

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A

The Wildlife Conservation Media Fund Festival

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

"Walking Thunder" by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson

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

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Matthew Shreder, Co-Founder / Publisher MovieBill

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception - Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Presented by: The Media Excellence Awards

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

Fads vs Trends in Mobile Wearables: From Technology to Functionality and Design

Jeremy Wall, CEO & Founder, Lumenus

Ken Rosenblood, CEO & Founder, obVus Solutions

Gabe Grifoni, CEO, Rufus Labs

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

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Membership Meeting/Mixer

Open to to All Digital Hollywood attendees and

AWM SoCal Members + a Guest - Click Here

 

The Evening Events

Keynote Evening Roundtable - 6:15 PM

Presented by the Television Academy Interactive Media Peer Group

Demystifying the Immersive Hollywood Experience

Lori H. Schwartz, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Tanner Stransky, Director of Digital content, HBO

Tammy Glover Park, VP Production TNT/TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.

Jacob Robinson, Director, Original Programming, TBS

Rick Hack, Media and Entertainment Partnerships, Intel Americas

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Herscher Hall, Guerin C

YOUR HOME ON MARS by Mars City Design®.

Speakers to be announced

 

Thursday, May 24th

Special Workshop

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

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

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

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

Meet the Cannabis Visionaries – Media, Technology & Legalization

Moderator - Drake Sutton Shearer, CEO, PRØHBTD

Clement Kwan, co-founder, Beboe (“The Hermès of Cannabis” – NY Times)

Susan Soares, Founder, C.A.R.E.

Jason Pinsky, Chief Cannabis Evangelist, eaze

Eric D. Shevin, Esq., Shevin Law Group

BigMike Straumietis, Founder & CEO, Advanced Nutrients

Adam E. Levin, CEO, Hightimes Holding Corp

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Peter Pham, co-founder, Science

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, ceo & Founder, LATOKEN

Gretchen Fox, CMO, AIKON

Kinsey Cronin, Director of Business Development, StartEngine

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Track 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

Jeff Park, Chief Technology Officer, HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.

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

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Karate Combat

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

Jon Cody, founder and CEO, TV4 Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Ronjini Joshua, Owner, The Silver Telegram

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Debra Chen, founder, Vanity + Trade

DMA/Donna Michelle Anderson, President, @PlanetDMA

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

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

Angie Hilem, Social Strategist

Derryck Gleaton, DSharp Channel on Youtube

Peggy Glenn, Granny Pottymouth Channel on Youtube

Mike Prasad, CEO, Tinysponsor, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

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

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

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

Kimberly Pease, co-founder and Vice President, Citadel Information Group, Inc.

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Eric Schlissel, CEO, GeekTek

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

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

Investing in Cannabis: Media, Medicine and Technology

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

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

Evan Eneman, Founder / Managing Partner, Casa Verde Capital

Mitch Kulick, Partner, Feuerstein Kulick LLP

Jon Trauben, Partner, Altitude Investment Management

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Ricardo Diaz, Executive Director of Digital, Omelet

Joey Jones, VP, Executive Creative Director, a.network, Ayzenberg Group

Guy Bendov, Business Development, ByondXR

Michael Rucker, Chief Operating Officer, OmniVirt

Gregg Katano, Partner / VP of U.S. Operations, HOLOGATE and VP of Business Development / General Manger, PHASE TWO

Allen White, Immersive Reality Designer, Team One

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Influencing Diversity in Media: The Voices of Change in the Entertainment, Content and Technology Industries

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

Laura Nickerson, Content Creator and Brand Manager, America’s Funniest Home Video

Inga Dyer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel Business and Legal Affairs, Revolt TV

Morgan Rhodes, Music Supervisor, Middle of Nowhere, Selma, Queen Sugar S1

Natalee Geldert, Director of Brand & Media Partnerships, PMG

Alece Oxendine, Director of Digital Sales, Good Deed Entertainment

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

Noon - 12:45 - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

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

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Rosie Rothrock, VP Branding/Marketing, Caliva

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Jen Lujan, Director of Social Impact, eaze, Inc.

Charlo Greene, Weed Activist and Host, “The Weed Show”

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

12:00 – 12:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

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

Brad Senesac

Cat Mendez, Social Media & Influencer Marketing Strategist

Jesse Engle, CEO, Tap.Bio

Joe Saladino, Joey Salads on Youtube

Zack James, Founder & CEO of Animeme Studios

Mike Prasad, CEO, Tinysponsor, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Producing for Film/TV, Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing Programming

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

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

Caressa Douglas, SVP of Global Strategic Partnerships, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Ceslie Armstrong, Executive Content Producer, Quarter Moon Productions & Noisy Trumpet, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

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

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

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

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Ryan P. Hall, Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Frank E. Banks, Founder and CEO, Zen

Douglas Buffone, Director of Business Development, Skydance Interactive

Ian Forester, CEO and Co-Founder, VR Playhouse

Michael Terpin, founder and CEO, Transform Group

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

An Instagram Deep Dive

Brad Wayne, @bradskiibeats

Brian Rodda, Owner, Brian Rodda Consulting

Hector Fonseca, @djhectorfonseca

Sara Mills, Head of Creator Relations, Tinysponsor, @saraontheinternet

Ron W. Roecker, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

1 PM - 1:45 PM - Session A: Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Modern Cannabis Consumer Experience: Lifestyle, Medical, Food/Edibles, Technology and More!

Circe Wallace, Founder and President, Hot Nife/ HN Wellness

Kate Miller, Co-Founder & CEO, Miss Grass

Aaron Justis, President, Buds & Roses

Mark Hoashi, founder/CEO, Doja.co

Emily O'Brien, Owner, MONDO

Brad Davis, Product Category Manager, Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging (APCP), Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

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

CBDs and the Green Web: Introducing the New Penicillin

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

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

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, TheEmeraldCup.com

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Will Hobbs, CEO, THC.Com

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Kassim Osgood, retired All-Pro Football Player, actor, and entrepreneur

Brett Leonard, co-founder, STUDIO LIGHTSHIP Producer/Director/Writer Futurist/VX Expert-Creator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

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

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

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

Sam Gezari, Co-founder & Creative Director, Telexist

Danilo Moura, Chief Operating Officer - Creative Services, LOOT Interactive, LLC

Andrew Goldstein, CEO and Co-Founder, Otherworld Interactive

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

2 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

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

David Bienenstock, Weed Guru, Author, Journalist, co-host of Great Moments in Weed History with Abdullah and Bean

Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

Alex Campbell, Producer, Documentary Film, “Super High Me"

Joshua Otten, CCO, PRØHBTD

Brian Weiss, Publisher, Los Angeles Cannabis News

Katie Labrie, EVP, Civilized Studios

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

The ABC of Branding"

Hosted by Karene Jullien

Part I: 2 PM: BRANDING STRATEGY - What is a brand? Where do I start?

Part II: 3PM: BRANDING CAMPAIGNS – How do I give my brand a voice?

Part III: 4PM: PROTECTING MY BRAND

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Next Stage in Micro-Video and Live Streaming

Joe Saladino, Joey Salads on Youtube

Mike Wann, CEO, Mobcrush

Tristan Snell, CEO, Snakt

Michael J Lambie, Head of Product, CreatorIQ, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Luke Edson, Chief Revenue Officer, Future plc

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

G.O. Burton, Senior Vice President, Global Business Development and Distribution, OWNZONES Media Network

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Jennifer Post, Partner, Thompson Coburn

Jason Scoggins, President & COO of Slated, Inc.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Xsolla Capital

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

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

Sally Slade, Technical Director, Magnopus

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

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

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

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Maggie Lane, VR/AR Designer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

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

Now that It’s Legal - What’s Really Legal? Navigating the Nuances of the Cannabis Industry

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

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

Cat Packer, Executive Director, Department of Cannabis Regulation, City of Los Angeles

Amanda Conley, Partner, Brand & Branch LLP and Founding Treasurer, National Cannabis Bar Association

Mitch Kulick, Partner, Feuerstein Kulick LLP

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

Peter Goldstein, Principal, Regulated Solutions

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Risque to Relevant - Authenticity and Marketability

Haze, @hazeytaughtme

Meghan Tonjes, @meghantonjes

Tanya Bershadsky, Founder, Casting Influence

Zack James, Founder & CEO of Animeme Studios

Sara Mills, Head of Creator Relations, Tinysponsor, @saraontheinternet

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Producing Video OTT/Social Content - YouTube - FaceBook - Snapchat - Influencer - Advertiser - Series

Phoenix Gonzalez, co-founder and President of Sales, dotstudioPRO

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Catherine Gudvangen, Executive Producer, Schiefer Chopshop

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Jonathan Stern, SVP of Strategic Development, Bunim/Murray Productions

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Michael Fay, VP, Media Product Management, Akamai Technologies

Graham Oakes, CEO, Media Science International, Ezee Studios, Chairman, Digital Watermarking Alliance

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

Ryan Moore, CEO, Experience 360°

Jessie Kim, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosper XR

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Doug Kryzan, Founder and CEO, Rocket Worldwide

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

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

The Wizards of Weed - Superstars of Cannabis

Dennis O'Malley, President, Caliva

Jackie Sponseller, Eplieptic Activist, Cannabis Entrepreneur, Researcher, International TV/Online personality

Charlo Greene, Weed Activist and Host, “The Weed Show”

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, TheEmeraldCup.com

Christopher Gavigan, Co-Founder, Hempia

Kassim Osgood, retired All-Pro Football Player, actor, and entrepreneur

Moderator - David Bienenstock, Weed Guru, Author, Journalist, co-host of Great Moments in Weed History with Abdullah and Bean

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Influencer Ambition – Being a Unique Voice and Market Leader

Jessica Gottlieb, Co-Founder, @WeAreMidlife

Tay Zonday, Actor, Voice Talent, Digital Media Expert

Marsha Collier, Marketing Futurist & Radio Host, President, The Collier Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos from Digital Hollywood - Click Here

The Greatest in Creativity - The Future of Space Technology and the Entertainment Visionaries Join Together

Media Summit New York, March 7-8, 2018 - Click Here

Archive of CES 2018 - Click Here

Archive of DH Fall, October, 2017 - Click Here

Archive of Spring, 2017 - Digital Hollywood Spring

Archive of Fall, 2016 - Digital Hollywood Fall

Archive of Spring, 2016 - Digital Hollywood Spring

See Photos from Digital Hollywood - 2017

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

Register for Digital Hollywood - Click Here

Attendee List from the Last Event - 2017 - Click Here

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information - Click Here

The Skirball Center - See Photos of Skirball Center

Watch Videos From Digital Hollywood

Digital Hollywood Spring, May 22-24, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

Next Event - Digital Hollywood, October 16-18, 2018 - Click Here

The Influencer Awards - Click Here

Cultural Influencers in a Branded Universe

Immersive Entertainment & Technology Influencers - Click Here

Video from Digital Hollywood - Click Here - Photos from Last Show

Registration Page - Click Here - To get email alerts - Click Here

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information - Click Here

Hotels Near the Skirball Center - Click Here

PDF of the DH Spring 2018 Agenda - Click Here

Tracks and Themes in Development

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

II. Immersive Influencers - Awards Categories

III. Advertising Hollywood - Brand and Influencer Marketing

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

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

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

VII. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Funding - Packaging - Blockchain & Crypto

VIII. The Micro-Influencers - The One Day Intensive

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

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

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

XII. California Cannabis Entertainment & Technology Forum

 

A Special Dinner Event at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, May 22nd - Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

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

The Influencer Awards – The Nominees Dinner

Awards Information - Click Here

Mini-Roundtables - Honoring the Nominees - at the Dinner

I. Social Issue and Impact Brand Influencers

Sam Murch, Patagonia Action Works

Mike Masserman, Head of Global Policy and Social Impact, Lyft

Megha Narayan, Head of Brand from Altassian

Vikrum Aiyer, Global Public Policy at Postmates

Moderator - Melissa Anderson, President and co-founder, Public Good

II. Cinematic Influencers: Movies/TV that Matter

Jim Burke, Producer, Golden Globe Winner, “The Descendants”, “Election”, “Downsizing”, “Greenbook”

Diarra Kilpatrick, Creator and Star, “American Koko”

TJ Martin and Dan LINDSAY, Oscar Winners, “Undefeated”

III. Internet - Social Media Celebrities: The Emerging Stars

Zack James, Youtube.com/YoMama, 7.2 M Followers

Sara Mills, Instagram.com/SaraOnTheInternet, 1.2 M Followers

Angie Hilem, Instagram.com/angiehilem

Derryck Gleaton, aka DSharp, Youtube.com/IAmDSharp, Over 1M Subs

Moderator, Mike Prasad, CEO, Tinysponsor

IV. Immersive Entertainment – Film/TV to VR/AR/XR

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

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence, Paramount Pictures

Kim Adams, former, VFX Producer, Pixar, Google and Oculus

Guy Primus, co-founder and CEO, The Virtual Reality Company

V. Cannabis Influencers - Legalization & Lifestyle Advocates

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

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

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

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

VI. Beauty and Lifestyle Influencers - Millennial, Multicultural Leaders

Dana Bomar, CEO, MELT Cosmetics, @DanaBomar, @Meltcosmetics

Rosy Cordero, Culture/Beauty/Lifestyle reporter, @socialRosy

Alejandra Hernandez, Fashion/Celebrity Stylist/Creative Director, @aleherself (Iggy Azalea, etc…)

Moderator - Shari Scorca, VP, Unscripted Content, Stage 13/Warner Bros. Digital Networks

VII. Wildlife Conservation and Animal Welfare Influencers

Camilla H. Fox, founder and executive director, Project Coyote

Ed Stewart, President & Co-founder, Performing Animal Welfare Society, PAWS

Priscilla Chalmers, Performing Animal Welfare Society, PAWS

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

Wednesday, May 23rd - Ahmanson Hall

Keynote Evening Roundtable - 6:15 PM, Open to All Attendees

Presented by the Television Academy Interactive Media Peer Group

Demystifying the Immersive Hollywood Experience

Lori H. Schwartz, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Tanner Stransky, Director of Digital content, HBO

Tammy Glover Park, VP Production TNT/TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.

Jacob Robinson, Director, Original Programming, TBS

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 22nd

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

Augmented Reality to XR – Innovation in Retail - Fashion - Media - Wellness - Navigating the Future

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks Los Angeles

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

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

Christina Lee, Daydream Store Lead, Google

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

John Iaia, Strategic Account Executive - Americas - Vuforia,  PTC

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

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

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

Andrea Kinloch, SVP Business Development, FBE, Fine Brothers Entertainment

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

YiZhou, Influencer, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Ronit Cohn, Vice President of Creator Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

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

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

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

Adam Rymer, President, Legendary Digital Networks

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Peter Leeb, Executive Vice President, Head of US Partnerships + Operations, Studio71, LP | A division of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Alex Nahai, founding partner, 420TV

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

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

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

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

Graham Brown, Partner, Lerer Hippeau

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

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

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

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Co-Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Rebecca Zamolo, YouTube Star, 2.7 M Subs - Comedy - Lifestyle - Joy

Maryam Ghafarinia, Creator, Glam and Posh, Fashion & Beauty Micro Influencer

Roxette Arisa, Beauty & Make-up YouTube Star

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

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

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

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA, Moderator

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Noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, Tool of North America

Neil Parris, AR/VR, Entertainment Partnerships Lead, Google

Pete Peterson, former Senior Director, Immersive and Real-time Experiences, Deutsche Telekom AG

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

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

Moderator, Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing

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

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

Kenny Christmas, EVP of Business and Legal Affairs, MarVista

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

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

T.J. BARRACK, Founding Partner, Adaptive Studios

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

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

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

Adam Goldstein , SVP, Business Development, ZEFR

Jake Katz, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Trailer Park

George Ouzounian, aka, MADDOX, YouTube Celebrity

James Norell, VP of Social Video Strategy, Fullscreen

Leanne Perice, founder, Music Brand Agency

Phil Ranta, Head of Creators, Mobcrush, Moderator

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

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

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

Seth Shapiro, Head of Strategy, VideoCoin.io

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Tony Mugavero, CEO, Littlstar

Rebecca Lauren, EVP, MAD Network

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

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Ann Hand, CEO, Super League Gaming

Nate Loucks, Vice President of Original Content, Whistle Sports

Jace Hall, General Partner, Vision eSports

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

Jon Bukosky, CEO, Ultimate Media Ventures

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Women on the Creative Edge: From Cinematic Entertainment to VR/AR/MR: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Beatie Wolfe, Singer/Songwriter, Technology Innovator

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

Julia Hamilton Trost, Business Development & Content Partnerships, Google VR/AR

Holly Gordon, Chief Impact Officer, Participant Media

Kim Adams, former, VFX Producer, Pixar, Google and Oculus

Kayla Tabish, Director/Producer

Emily Cooper, Chief Content Officer, SAM Immersive, Moderator

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

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

Amy Luca, President, theAmplify

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Alec Shankman, SVP and Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing, Abrams Artists Agency

Benoit Vatere, CEO/Co-Founder, Mammoth Media

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Lyle Stevens, Co-Founder & CEO, Mavrck

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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

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

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media

Raymond L. Roker, VP, AEG Studios, AEG GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

Chris Hassell, Founder, Ralph

Brian Anderson, Global Music Sponsorships, Google/YouTube

Annie Lei, Chief Revenue Officer, AmpLive

Nadine Shelton, Emerging Tech Consultant, All for One

Kim Owens, Founding Editor | Digital Media & Entertainment Researcher, Kaffeine Buzz, Moderator

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

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

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

Ethan Goldman, Partner, Anchor Worldwide

Yvonne Huff Lee, co-founder, The Lagralane Group

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

Jill Gilbert, Head of Animated Content, Luma

Jamice Oxley, Associate, Pryor Cashman LLP, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

Ivy Sheibar, VP of Business Development, Eko

Robert Steele, Head of Strategy & Operations, Machinima

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

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Heather Johns, Executive Director, Development, Laugh Out Loud Network

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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

AR/MR Brings Movies, TV, Games, and Advertising to the Real World

Natascha French, CMO, VNTANA

Michael Cummings, former Licensing Head, Amazon Studios

Alina Mikhaleva, Co-Founder & Managing partners, Spherica

Joel Newton, co-founder, CityLights (Distributor of Darren Aronofsky  Produced, VR Series, “Spheres”

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

Ryan Faber, ‎Consultant, Deloitte Digital

Moderator - Johnny Monsarrat, CEO, Monsarrat, Inc.

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

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

Shannon Lords, Managing Executive Producer, Great Bowery Film

Emiliano Calemzuk, CEO, RAZE

Mickey Meyer, President, Group Nine's Network and co-founder, JASH

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President of ArcLight Cinemas

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

Daniel Tibbets, CEO, EL Rey Networks

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

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

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

A Special Dinner Event at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, May 22nd - Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

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

The Influencer Awards – The Nominees Dinner

Awards Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, May 23rd

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Neil Ishibashi, Director of Design Development, Fandango

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Damian Pelliccone, CEO, REVRY

Jonas Halpren, Director of Monetization, Synacor

Miguel Santos, General Manager, Myx TV

Moderator - David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac

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

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

Amy Wan, Esq., Founder & CEO Bootstrap Legal

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLP

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

Mark Landay, Managing Director, Dynamic Synergy Corporation

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Strategy, Unity Technologies

Jenna Seiden, President, Vertically Coastal, Inc.

Madelaine Guppy, Chief Commercial Officer, Here Be Dragons

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

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

Arlene Wszalek, Vice President, Strategy & Delivery, 87AM

Moderator, Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Matt Lawler, Director of Digital Media for the Global Partnerships, AEG

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

Melissa Anderson, President and co-founder, Public Good

Cameron Partridge, Head of Digital Partnerships, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Paul Spriggs, President of Americas, System1 Agency

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Valerie Alexander, CEO, Goalkeeper, Inc.

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Amanda Bradford, Founder and CEO, The League

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

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

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Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

Meyer Shwarzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

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

Ray Ricord, SVP, Scripted Development, Critical Content

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

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

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

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

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

Michael Ludden, Director of Product, IBM’s Watson Developer Labs & AR/VR Labs

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

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

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Method EXP

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

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

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

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

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

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

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

Christina Heller, Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Mike Conelly, President, Blackthorn Media

Pete Blumel, Co-Founder, CEO and Creative Director, The Rogue Initiative

Lily Baldwin, VR Project, “THROUGH YOU” – Premiered at Sundance

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

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience – Internet TV Goes Mainstream

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Eric Berman, Head of Business Development and Partnerships for VRV, Ellation

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

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

Daxing Zhang, Actor and Producer

Lianne Hu, President & CEO, Hus Entertainment

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

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

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

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

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

Talia Veronica Kocar, Vice President of Content, Mammoth Media

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

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

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Roy Taylor, Los Angeles Board Member, BAFTA

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

Lora Feinman, Vice President, Business Development, Jaunt VR

Jeff Nicholas, VP, Creative Director, Director, XR Creative + Production, Live Nation LIVE

Camille Cellucci, Head of Production, The Void

Joel Douek, Co-founder EccoVR, Creative Director Man Made Music

Moderator - Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6

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

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

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

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Shauna Heller, President, North America, AiSolve Limited

Tom Wright, Head of Technology and Production, Miltton Group

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Independent Digital Director

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

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Keith Hernandez, SVP of Strategy, Bleacher Report, Turner

Anne-Marie O’Neill, Chief Operating Officer, Whalerock Industries

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

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

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

Mark Egan, Managing Director, West Coast, MediaCom

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, 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

Rachel Berk, Business Development Manager, Android/Play, Google

Rick Capstraw, Vice President, Head of Sales, Verizon

Julie Sylvester, Producer, Living in Digital Times

Marjorie DeHey, VP Brand and Digital Strategy, Bishop Lyons

Mark Jocson, SVP Strategic Initiatives & Business Development, Rakuten Viki

Erik Ramberg, Head of Product Management, TV Platforms, Media Solutions, Ericsson

Patrick Courtney, SVP Digital Strategy and Operations, Fuse Media

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

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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

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

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

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

Alma Derricks, Founder and Managing Partner, REV

Lucia Brawley, Executive Producer, The World Cup of Hip Hop & Co-Founder, Amp.It

Nick Vallelonga, Writer/Producer/Director/Actor, “Green Book”

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

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

Session I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Chris Young, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab

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

Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC

Chris Hewish, Executive Vice President, Interactive, Skydance Interactive

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

Evo Heyning, CEO, Light Lodges

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

Laura Hertzfeld, Director, Journalism 360, Moderator

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

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

Matthew Bakal, co-founder + Chairman, Atom Tickets

Craig Dehmel, EVP, Head of Global Distribution, IMAX

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

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

John Rubey, CEO Rubey Entertainment LLC

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

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