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The Four Day Intensive

 

Digital Hollywood Fall

Monday, October 19th - Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, California

Monday, October 19th

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

Valuing and Financing Entertainment Content: Movies, Television and Online Video, From VC & Equity to Crowdfunding

Mark A. Boidman, Managing Director, PETER J SOLOMON COMPANY

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

Michael A. LaSalle, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc.

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

12 Noon – 1:00 PM Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

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

Joanne Rubino, SVP of Production, Thinkfactory Media

John Crye, former, Creative Director, Newmarket Films, "Memento, "Donnie Darko", "Whale Rider," "Monster," and "The Prestige"

Mike Richards, Executive Producer of The Price is Right & Let's Make a Deal

Hayley Dickson, Vice President, Television Acquisitions & Development - Global Content, FremantleMedia International

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

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

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

MCNS Become MPNs, Multiplatform Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part I

Danika Vittitoe, Director, Media Legal, YAHOO

Rozanna Tesler Fried, Vice President (VP) of Business and Legal Affairs, Fullscreen

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Chris Riley, General Counsel, Machinima

Judith Dornstein, Esq., Law Offices of Judith C. Dornstein, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II - Poolside Tent I

MCNS Become MPNs, Multiplatform Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part II

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

Mia Goldwyn, Chief Content Officer for StyleHaul

John Holdridge, VP of Channel+, Fullscreen, Inc

Jody Simon, Partner. Entertainment Department Production Practice Chair, Fox Rothschild

Seth Jacobs, VP of Business Development & Partnerships, Victorious, Inc.

Evan Weiss, EVP of Strategic Alliances, Collective Digital Studio

Mark J. Kapczynski, Chief Operating Officer, Kontrol Media, Moderator

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Track III - Tent II

Monetizing Entertainment Programming - Cross Platform Content: Branding, Programming and Packaging Producing Quality Content

Jonathan Skogmo, Founder and CEO, Jukin Media

Ryan Ross, SVP of Digital Commerce, HSN

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

Jim Cannella, Marketing & Strategic Alliances,  The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs)

David Reitman, Managing Director, David Reitman Consulting, Inc.

Matt McMahon, Head of Product, Seriously Digital Entertainment

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Marina Vista Room - Webcasting Live from this Room

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

Ron Miller, CEO, StartEngine

David Albert Pierce, Esq., Managing Member, Pierce Law Group LLP

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

Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, DreamItAlive.com, Startup America California Leader, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM - The Workshop

Track IV: The Plaza Room

Financing Virtual and Augmented Reality: CONTENT BUSINESS MODELING - An Overview of Current Monetization Models

Jordan Yospe, Of Counsel, Eisner Jaffe

Miles Feldman, Co-Managing Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Sunny Midha, Greycroft Partners & Amplify.LA

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc. Moderator

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

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track IV: Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

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

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

Keith Rivers, Director, Workhouse Creative

Mark Pellington, Director/Producer, U23D, I Melt with You, Mothman Prophecies, Arlington Road

Mike Rotman,  New Media Producer, TV Writer, “South Park,” “The Simple Life,” Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher”

Michael Corrente, director and producer, Door in the Floor,  Outside Providence, Brooklyn Rules, Federal Hill and Some Velvet Morning

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

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

End-of-Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday, October 19th - Salon II, Limited Seating

The Welcome Dinner - Hollywood & Immersive Entertainment

From Film, IMAX and 3D to Virtual Reality - From Theaters to Mobile Platforms

Dinner Speakers and Honorees:

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

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

Corey Turner, Senior Vice President, Post Production, Paramount Pictures

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

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

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Tuesday, October 20th

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

Track I: Ballroom Terrace, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

Dounia Turrill, former, Senior Vice President, Client Insights, The Nielsen Company

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

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group, Founder E! Entertainment
Darren Cross, Vice President, Business and Corporate Development, Maker Studios

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

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

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9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track III, Poolside Tent I

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

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Andrew Heckler, founder and CEO, Hone

John Shiple, founder, FreelanceCTO.com

Addison McCaleb, Founder and CEO, MediaHound

Marina Lee, Chair, Founder and CEO, Women In Tech Network & MIDA

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

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

Track V: Marina Vista Room

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

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc., Moderator

Micah Green, Co-Head of financing, CAA

Bryan Smiley, Manager Home Entertainment & New Business Development initiatives, New Regency

Chuck Bush Jr, CEO, Great Road Capital

Aaron Meyerson, Managing Director, Qualia Legacy Advisors, LLC

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track IV: The Workshop - Poolside Tent I -

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

Kelemen Papp, Executive Director, Mooreland Partners

Leif Reinstein, Head of Entertainment, Rosenfeld Meyer & Susman

David O. Higley, Managing Partner, Bond Lane Merchant Bank

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Brandon Quartararo, Director, Digital Capital Advisors

Hamet Watt, Venture Partner, Upfront Ventures

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

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Open to All Attendees

End-of Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 21st

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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

Session I: Salon I

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

Sim Blaustein, Partner, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

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

Ankur Prakash, Vice President, Liberty Global Ventures

Sunny Dhillon, Principal, Signia Venture Partners

Alex Rosenfeld, Founder & CEO, Vrideo

Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments

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

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track II: The Women's Creativity Workshops Poolside Tent I

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

Sharon Rechter, EVP Business Development & Marketing, BabyFirst

Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars

Erin Kapczynski, Vice President, Marketing, Purch

Kirsty Spraggon, Author, Motivational Expert, Kirsty Spraggon TV

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - Noon

ThinkTank I: The Director's Room

What Makes The Web Viable? Funding, Producing and Distributing Original Content

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center

Michael Grover, founder, Siteroll and Human80

Rob H. Aft, President of Compliance Consulting LLC

Eric Mofford, Producer/Director, Unconventional Media

Kim Williams, Writer/ Producer, inkSpot Entertainment

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Poolside Tent I

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

Michael Kernan, Chief Executive Officer, NuMedia Studios & Management

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

Andrew Schneider, Co-Founder & President, Emergent Payments

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Corey Davis, Vice President of Marketing, ClickBank

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Track III: The Women's Creativity Workshops Admiralty Room

The Women's VC Funding Roundtable: From Private Equity to Crowdfunding

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

George Stephan, Shareholder and Chair, Buchalter Nemer

Leslie Fishlock, CEO & Founder of Geek Girl Corporation

Silvia Mah, CEO, Hera-Labs

Alyssa Bereznak, National Correspondent, Yahoo News

Julia Neznanova, Entrepreneur, journalist, cofounder, Hakka Labs

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track III: The Plaza Room

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

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

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

Pilar Stella, CoFounder and Managing Director, Alchemus Capital

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

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

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

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track III: The Plaza Room

Content Rights and Technology Solutions in Media and Entertainment: Implementation of Technology Strategies - Protecting the Product

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

Richard Conlon, Founder and Principal, Rights Management Holdings LLC

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

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5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Poolside Reception at the Ritz

 

Thursday - Day Four – October 22nd

Special Workshop

9:30 AM - 11:30 PM, Salon III

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

Brian Mac Mahon, CEO, Expert DOJO Success Academy

Mike Weeks, Producer, Reality Star and NLP Expert

Ryan Foland, Blackstone Launchpad Accelerator

David Ochi, Blackstone Launchpad Accelerator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Crowdfunding - Full Day of Sessions

Noon - 1:00 PM, Salon III

The Crowdfunding Update: A Roundtable of Experts

Jennifer Post, Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Justin Giddings, The Crowdfunding Coach

Stephen Dypiangco, Vice President, Ovation Digital Arts

Brian Meece, Founder and CEO, RocketHub

Sam Blan, Founder and CEO, The Blak Box Group

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1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Salon III

Crowdfunding Breakthrough: Access to Capital Meritocracy through Reg A+ -- How is Raising Money from Consumers, Including Non-Accredited Investors Changing the Funding Marketplace

John Strisower, CEO, GoChip (Has Received Reg A + SEC Approvals)

Melinda Moore, CMO, CrowdFunder

Connie Koch Harrell, Regional President. Southern California, Keiretsu Forum Southern California

Andrew Wong, founder, Coinvent

David Dobkin, president of investment banking, ASMX Capital

Mariana Danilovic, CEO, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM, Salon III

Crowdfunding in Practice:  An Update on Crowdfunding Campaigns and Strategies

Chris Haberi, The Grant Funding Expert

Arturo Perez, Founder & Product Design, Kluge

Tatjana Luethi, Creative UX, Brand & Design Strategist

Ronjini Joshua, President, The Silver Telegram

Jason Fishman, SVP, Digital Strategy, Digital Niche Agency

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New Tracks and Themes in Development

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

II. Immersive Entertainment – From Movie Theaters to Interactive Surfaces

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

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

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

VI. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VII. Hollywood Advertising - Brands - Agencies - Networks

VIII. Big Hollywood - Networks - Studios  - Technologies

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

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