New Tracks and Themes in Development

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

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

III. The California Education Summit: Public Private Partnerships & Student Creativity Summit

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

V. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

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

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

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

IX. The High School Music Company Project

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Friday, May 6th

Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood

Four Tracks to Choose From

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:30 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

Mike Weeks, International Performance Coach and Reality TV Personality
Ryan Foland, Tedx Speaker and Communications Coach
Dustin Dye, Business Coach

Jason Fishman, Digital Marketing Specialist

Dana Weiss, Expert on Turning Clients into Loyal Fans

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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Managing Video Strategy: Distribution Channels, Advertising and Technology

Josh Lamb, Executive Producer, Multipop

Bruce Luizzi, CEO ATLX

Jay Prasad, chief business officer, VideoAmp

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

Steve Callanan, CEO, WIREWAX

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Markus Almer, Director, VideoRx, Moderator

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172

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

Mark Carlson, CEO, SimpleFeed, Inc.

Ori Nakar, Chief Product Officer, Telescope

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

Nguyen Duong, Director of Digital Strategy, INNOCEAN USA

Shawnee Swarengin, Vice President of Content Marketing, CleverTap

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

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10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Haas Conference Center, 173

Virtual Reality Keynote,

VR - Making Visions Real - At the Edge of Storytelling - Next Level of Entertainment

Guido Voltolina, Head of Presence Capture, Nokia

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

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Nick Bicanic, founder, RVLVR

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab, Moderator

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11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

Sable Worthy, Director of Strategy, S4M

James Ackerman, General Partner, Spinnaker Media LP

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

Additional speakers to be announced

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172

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

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

Barry Stamos, CEO, Videoo

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

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

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11:45 AM – 12:45 PM, Haas Conference Center, 173

The Future of Entertainment: VR Story Architects and Experience Designers

JT Petty, Writer Director “Gone”

Robyn Tong Gray, Chief Designer, Otherworld Interactive

Jessica Kantor, VR Director

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

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Special Crowdfunding - Full Day of Sessions

Noon - 1:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

The Crowdfunding Update: A Roundtable of Experts

Jennifer Post, Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Taylor McPartland, Advisor, CrowdfundX

Stephen Dypiangco, Vice President, Ovation Digital Arts

Francesco Ferrazzino, CEO, Proxy42 Inc.

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

Justin Giddings, CEO and founder, The Kickstarter Guy

Ryan Foland, Assistant Director, Blackstone Launchpad, Moderator

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1:15 PM - 2:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

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

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

Kinsey Cronin, Business Development Director, StartEngine Crowdfunding

Jillian Sidoti Esq. Crowdfunding Lawyers

Melinda Moore, CEO, Moore Media Ventures

Vincent Bradley, CEO, FlashFunders

Geoff Campbell, President, NewsBeat Social,

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

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

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

Javon Frazier, EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Studio71

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Christopher Puga, Head of Sales, West, Adaptly

Jessica Hasson, founder, PulpPR

John Bohan, CEO + Founder, Socialtyze

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

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172

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

Matt Smith, Chief Evangelist, Anvato

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

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

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

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Jonathan Tavss, founder & President, Scarlet Strategic, Moderator

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

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

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

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

Jenny Carden (Zenka), Independent Artist and Futurist

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

Edward Button, Award Winning Director of Photography and Director

Lauren Fitzsimmons, Production Designer, "Invisible" VR Series

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Crowdfunding - Social Media - Finance

Virtual Reality & Storytelling

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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