The Immersive VR, AR & MR Experience

The Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality Experience

Movies - TV - Out of Home - Mobile - Games - Sports - Advertising

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Phones - Tablets - TV - Screens - Tables - Video Paper

Eye - Touch - Tap - Vibrate - Voice - Motion - Sensation

Movies, IMAX, The MultiPlex & Venues to Advertising, Music & Sports

 

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

II. Immersive Influencers - Awards Categories

III. Influencer & Brand Marketing Speaking Track

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. The Micro-Influencers - The One Day Intensive

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

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

X. The Mobile Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

XII. California Cannabis Entertainment & Technology Forum

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A Major Event at Digital Hollywood!

Digital Hollywood Presents!

The Immersive Experience

The Virtual & Augmented Reality Summit

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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

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Wednesday, May 23rd - Ahmanson Hall, Open to All

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote and Dinner

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Hollywood Celebrates the Immersive Experience

VR-AR-MR-XR – Creativity in All Media

 

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 172 & 173: Live Webcast

Augmented Reality – 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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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

Debby Ruth, Senior Vice Presidents, Global Media and Entertainment, Magid

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

Jared van Fleet, Director of New Business, FAKE LOVE | A New York Times Company

Moderator, Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing

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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, Actor/Producer, Films: “Culture of Fear”, “Loren Cass”

Moderator, Louisa Spring, Founder, ‎SAM immersive

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

Natascha French, CMO, VNTANA

Michael Cummings, former Licensing Head, Amazon Studios

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

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

Jiten Dajee, Lead AR/VR Analyst, Deloitte

Moderator - Johnny Monsarrat, CEO, Monsarrat, Inc.

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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

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Wednesday, May 23rd

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, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

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

Moderator, Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc

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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, Senior Director, 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, CEO & 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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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

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Independent Digital Director

Tom Wright, Head of Technology and Production, Miltton Group

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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

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

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

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

Chris Young, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab

Chris Hewish, Executive Vice President, Interactive, Skydance Interactive

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

Evo Heyning, CEO, Light Lodges

Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC

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 C

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

Session I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Fl., 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

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

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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

 

Evening Dinner Events

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Open to All Attendees

The Keynote Evening

Hollywood Celebrates the Immersive Experience

VR-AR-MR-XR – Creativity in All Media

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VR - AR Session Videos from the Last Event

Thursday, May 24th

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

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

Funding and Business Development in AR/VR, AI, Blockchain, 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

Matthew Nolan, CEO & Founder, Menlo One

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

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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 Bedov, CEO and Co-Founder, Sidekick VR

Michael Rucker, Chief Operating Officer, OmniVirt

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

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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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

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

VR/AR/MR Experimentation: Advances in Cinematic - Live - Advertising - Delivering the Next Level of Imaginative Content

 

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

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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 VR

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

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, 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

 

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Evening Event (to be announced)