VC - Private Equity - Blockchain - Angels - Crypto

Hollywood Deals & Packages - Crowdfunding

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The Three Day Intensive

 

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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

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

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

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

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

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

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

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

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

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

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 16-18, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Complete Three Day Agenda

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Tuesday, October 16th

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

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

Pallavi Shah, Senior Vice President, HOULIHAN LOKEY

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

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

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick

Jason Anderson, founding partner, Pursuit Advisory

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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Noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

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

Steve Foster, Head of Original Content, Adaptive Studios

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

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

Raúl Campos Delgado, co-founder, The Original Content Society

Michael Berk, Emmy Award Winning Producer, “Soul Surfer,” “Baywatch” TV and Movie, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

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

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

Camille Cellucci, Head of Production, The Void

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

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

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

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Ann Hand, CEO, Super League Gaming

Gayle Dickie, Founder & CEO, Gamer World News Entertainment

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adam Arkin, Emmy award-winning, Director, Executive Producer, Actor

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

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

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

Goya Robles, Actor, “Get Shorty”, “The Mentalist”

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

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

Larry Kasanoff, Producer, True Lies, Mortal Kombat, Strange Days, Co- Founder, Lightstorm Entertainment (with James Cameron)

Danny Zuker, Five Time Emmy Winner, Producer of Modern Family (ABC), Just Shoot Me, Grace Under Fire

Michael Berk, Producer and Writer Baywatch: The Movie, Soul Surfer, SPF18, Creator, Baywatch (TV Series)

Randal Kleiser, Director and Producer: Grease, Blue Lagoon, New Virtual Reality Series DEFROST VR

John Canning, Executive Producer, Digital Domain, Chair of New Media Council, Producers Guild of America, Moderator

 

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

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

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

Matthew Soraci, COO, The Lagralane Group

Kayla Tabish, Director/Producer

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

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

Greg Gentschev, VP of Product, Video, Gracenote

Jamice Oxley, Associate, Pryor Cashman LLP, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

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

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

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

Philip Shafran, Director, Content Activation, Brand and Business Development, America’s Funniest Home Videos

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Wednesday, October 17th

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

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

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLP

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Muizz Kheraj, Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Mark Linao, Principal, Akaktsuki Entertainment Tech Fund

Justin Giddings, CEO & Founder, TheKickstarterGuy.com

Marlon W. Schulman, Founder & CEO, Horror Equity Fund, Inc., Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

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

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

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP

Senator Robert Hertzberg, California State Senate

Lillian Conroe, Small Business and Permit Specialist, Governor Brown's Office of Business and Economic Development, GO-Biz

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

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

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Mishawn Nolan, Partner, NOLAN HEIMANN LLP

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

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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

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

Kevin Kasha, Co Founder, Three Bridges Entertainment, former, Head of Acquisition, Starz and New Line Cinema

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Jonathan Schwartz, SVP of Scripted Content, Apiary Entertainment

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

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Debra Chinn, Director, International Dubbing, Netflix

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

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

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

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

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

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

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

Barak Shragai, CEO, IMGN Media

Stuart McLean, President, Content & Co.

Marlina Fletcher, Managing Director, Stink Studios

Elsa Ramo, Managing Partner, Ramo Law PC, Moderator

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

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

Yadira Harrison, Co-Founder, Verb

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Vance Garrett, Vice President, Experiential Global Entertainment, Westfield

Daniel Talbott, Writer, Director, Actor, Producer

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

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

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

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

Sarah Malkin, Head of Content, TraceMe (Russell Wilson Founder)

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

Nate Houghteling, co-founder and Executive Producer, Portal A

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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Thursday, October 18th

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

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

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner of InfluenceTree

Page Ostrow, President, Ostrow and Company

Sean McSweeney, founder and CEO, Apache Health

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

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

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

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Michael Terpin, founder and CEO, Transform Group

Tom K. Ara, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Grant Cohen, GM, Kochava Collective

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

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Jameela Jackson, Director, Startup Grind powered by Google

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Heather Blair, President, Heather Blair Consulting (a division of OuiMarket4U,Inc)

Natasha Miller, Founder/CEO, Entire Productions

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

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

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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

Anti-piracy: Protecting Creativity in Hollywood

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Harrie Tholen, VP of Sales, NAGRA Anti-Piracy & NexGuard

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

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Dennis Yu, Chief Technology Officer, BlitzMetrics

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

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Lindsay Stewart, founding CEO, Stringr

George Leon, Chief Strategy Officer, Hawthorne

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Parker Williams, CEO/ Founding Partner, Wheelhouse

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

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

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Tiffany Boyle, President, Ramo Law PC

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

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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

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

Vanessa Camones, Venture Principal, West Coast, TechWildcatters

Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes

Enzo Villani, Managing Partner, Transform Group

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

Heidi Pease, CEO and Cofounder, Los Angeles Blockchain Lab

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

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

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

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

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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.

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Dorado Peak (SFO)

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

Chris Ellis, CEO, Audio Cardio

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

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

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Parker, CEO, Story Data, LLC.

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall