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I. Virtual and Augmented Reality - From Full Embodiment and Immersion to the 360 Video Experience

II. Hollywood and Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity – From Mars & the Moon to Exploring the Imagination – Including a University Outreach Program

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

IV. NEW - The Documentary Festival at Digital Hollywood: Non-Fiction Programming Across All Media Platforms

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

VI. NEW- VR/AR Student Hackathon – Two-Day High School Student Competition

VII. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Funding - Packaging

VIII. The Women’s Summit & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

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

X. Hollywood Advertising: Brands - Agencies - Networks - Platforms

XI. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Tablets - Phones - TV - PCs

XII. The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 10-12, 2017

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 10th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

The Phenomenon of AR Gets Real - Entertainment, Advertising, Education - The Gateway to the Future

Ashley Crowder, CEO, Co-Founder, VNTANA

Jonathan Dotan, Chief Strategy Officer, Otoy

Aaron Luber, Lead, AR/VR Content Partnerships, Google

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, DigitasLBi

Arno Hartholt, Director of Research and Development Integration, USC Institute for Creative Technologie

Ben Stein, General Manager of Studios, 8i

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Jared Heinke, President of Whalerock Digital

Phil Ranta, Chief Operating Officer, Studio71

Larry Shaipro, CEO, Ensemble Digital Studios

Danyelle McGill, Vice President, Influencer Marketing, 87AM

Maureen Polo, General Manager, Fullscreen

Nick Carreras, VP of Talent and Brand Strategy, Bent Pixels

Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports, 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

Sundance Feniger, Vice President and General Manager, Boomerang

Jason Friedlander, Product & Technology Evangelist, Verizon Digital Media Services

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Stefan Van Engen, SVP of Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Rich Whitman, Founder + CEO, Audience Delivered

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

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Mobile First: The Lifestyle Differentiator - Content, Advertising & Technology

Kimberly Smith, Director of Brand Partnership, Foursquare

Pete Stein, General Manager, Fullscreen

Erick Brownstein, Partner and Chief Strategy Officer, SHAREABILITY

Owen Geddes, Vice President, Market Development, Devicescape

Laura Williams Argilla, Director of Product, Video for Creative Cloud, Adobe

Stephanie Guitierrez, Director, Digital & Social Marketing, Art Machine

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

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12 Noon – 1:00 PM

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

The Augmented Reality Experience: Implementing the Next Generation of AR into Application: From Education to Entertainment and Games

Mike Hildebrandt, VP Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships, DAQRI

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

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

Eric Trabold, Chief Business Officer, Avegant

Soulaiman Itani, Founder and CEO, Atheer

Tom Wesselman, Senior Director, Software Group, Plantronics

Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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

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

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

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

John Holdridge, SVP Social Video, Strategy, Fullscreen

James Creech, Co-Founder and CEO. Paladin Software

Sarah Malkin, Vice President, Programming, New Form

George Ouzounian, aka, MADDOX, YouTube Celebrity

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

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ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Art and Science of Influence: THE ROLE OF NEUROSCIENCE IN UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL VERSUS RATIONAL DECISIONS

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Liz Lundy, Senior Researcher, Netflix

Spencer Gerrol, CEO of SPARK Neuro

Chris Nicholson, co-founder and CEO, Skymind

Curt Doty, President/Founder, CurtDoty.co, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

OTT Programming: The Multiscreen Video Experience

George Woolley, Head of Originals, Portal A

Galen D’Attilio, Business Development, Daily Motion

Harry Lang, Vice President of Product, Feeln, Hallmark Labs

David Tochterman, CEO, Canvas Media Studios

Xavier Kochhar, Founder and CEO, The Video Genome Project® a Division of Hulu

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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

Social Media Transforms Entertainment Marketing = Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Linkedin

Angela M. Jollivette, Senior Project Manager, The GRAMMYs/The Recording Academy

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Liz Stahl, President, In Haus

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

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

The Ultimate TV Experience: Cable, Premium & OTT Content & Advertising

Barry Loudis, Senior Director, Business Development & Digital Distribution, Turner Content Distribution

Joerg Bachmaier, SVP, Content Strategy and Co-Productions, Machinima, A Warner Bros. Company

Robb Miller, Global Senior Director, Media & Entertainment, Swrve

Scott Brown, SVP Technology & Strategic Relations, Engineering & Technology, The Nielsen Company

Adam Cunningham, founder and president, 87AM

Ron Bloom, co-founder, ReachMe.TV

Danny Ledger, Principal and US leader, Digital Offerings, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

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

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Mark Netter, Vice President, Strategy, REVOLVE Agency

Brian Cavallaro, Chief Creative Officer, MANDT VR

Steph Sebbag, Founder, President and Chief Creative Officer, bpg

John Montgomery, Chief Creative Officer, R&R Partners

Matt Doell, Creative Director, Madison + Vine

Craig S. Phillips, Creative Director and Co-Owner, SunnyBoy Entertainment

Lawrence Jones, VP of Business and Content Development, The Future Group

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

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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

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President of ArcLight Cinemas

Ari Mark, founder, AMPLE

Brant Pinvidic, television producer and the founder and CEO, INvelop Entertainment

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

Lemuel Plummer, CEO, L. Plummer Media (Producer, The Preachers of L.A, Mo'Nique Show  and The Family Crews)

Harmon Kaslow, President, Atlas Distribution Company

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

 

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

The Challenge of Piracy: A Clear and Present Danger

Spencer Stephens, former, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Rick Lane, former Senior Vice President, Government Relations, 21st Century Fox

Ben de Bont, Vice President & CISO, IBM Cloud & IBM Watson

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore

Hemanshu (Hemu) Nigam, CEO, SSP Blue, Moderator

 

Wednesday, October 11th

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

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

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Moving into the Next Wave

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research, Wedbush Securities

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

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group, Founder E! Entertainment

Justin Liu, Lead Engagement Manager, Media + Gaming, Akamai Technologies

Darren Cross, Former Vice President, Business and Corporate Development, Maker Studios

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

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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

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Remo Gettini, SVP of Technology and Head of Digital Transformation, NOVA

Steve Wong, Director of Business Development, Media & Entertainment Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Moderator

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Anathea Ruys, Managing Director, Carat LA

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

Will Park, Director, Brand Integrations, BEN (Branded Entertainment Network)

Darnell Brisco, Vice President, Accounts, Fullscreen

Josh Brooks, SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing, Jam City

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent - ‎WhoSay Inc.

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Amanda Bradford, Founder and CEO, The League

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Valerie Alexander, author, How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having “Female Brains")

Claudia Rosa, Managing Director, Idea Farmer

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

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

Apple AR and Google AR Change Everything: AR Transforms the Immersive Space

Mike Goslin, Vice President, Advanced Development, Disney

Michael Levine, CEO, Happy Giant

Ben Taft, Co-Founder and CEO, Mira Labs

Chuck Peil, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Reel FX (VR for Lionsgate, JC Penny, AT&T, Samsung)

Charlie Fink, Contributor, Forbes, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Hollywood, Internet and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence - from Apps, Snapchat & Facebook to OTT Networks

Alan Cannistraro, CEO, Rheo (former Apps exec, Facebook, Apple)

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Will Lee, Group Digital Director, Sports and Entertainment, Time Inc.

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

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Mike Cruz, ‎Director of Digital Programming, Skybound Entertainment

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

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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 in Film - TV - Technology

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Fan Wang, Director, Producer and scholar with Sarft

Debra K. Chinn, Head of International Localization and Creative Services, Dreamworks Animation, Worldwide

Rob Minkoff, Director, The Lion King

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

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

Women & Original Content: From Internet Video and Advertising to TV, Games and Film

Audrey Povar, Development Producer, Digital Media Management, WhoHaha (co-owned by Elizabeth Banks)

Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Katharina Baron Kowalewski, Founder & Owner, Netwok KO

Sally Jones, Digital Editorial Director, Trusted Media Brands, Inc.

Marlene Sharp, Producer, TV Series, Sonic, Sega of America

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, “Squaresville"

Ellie Shoja, Head of Production, Embold Media, LLC.

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, 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: Message, Technology, Media, Entertainment & Advertising

Beau Avril, Global Head of Product Commercialization, Google

Tara DeVeaux, Chief Marketing Officer, BBDO New York

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Rick Eiserman, North American CEO, Engine Group & CEO, Trailer Park

John Rubey, former President, AEG Network Live, former CEO, Fathom Events

Mark Howard, Chief Revenue Officer, Forbes Media

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles, 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

Rick Capstraw, Director Media & Entertainment Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Neil Deiter, Content/Technology, Cisco

Hillary Henderson, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Management, IBM Cloud Video

Shahruz Shaukat, EVP of Creative Technology, Super Deluxe, Turner Entertainment

Todd Beilis, Partner, Deloitte LLP, Moderator

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

In the Creative Zone: Film & TV to Virtual Reality and Advertising

Daniel Tibbets, CEO, EL Rey Networks

Mark Deetjen, Senior Vice President, Programming & Operations, FremantleMedia North America

Jim Cannella, Executive Producer, The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs)

John P. Roberts, Chief Content Officer, Pure Imagination Studios

Allison Dollar, CEO, Interactive Television Alliance

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., CEO and President, Legacy Interactive and Legacy Games

Lori Kozlowski, Virtual Reality Producer, Project Empathy

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

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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 and Virtual Reality

Alex da Kid, founder and CEO, KIDinaKORNER (Written/Produced Rihanna, Eminem, Dr. Dre)

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Evan Sroka, Corporate Finance Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Mark Wolf, Producer and CEO, Change The World Productions

Russ Axelrod, Co-Founder, Pitchmen

Adrian Sexton, CEO, TiTAN Platform, 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

Jaime Burke, co-founder and President, Lifeboat Productions

Laverne McKinnon, Executive Producer, Netflix comedy series, Girlboss

Studios USA

Tineka Becker, Independent Casting Director

Katrina Wolfe, President of Production, AG Studios

Sophia Dilley, Vice President of Production and Development, Route One (Tallulah, Colossal, Landline)

Rachel Feldman, Director/Writer - Film/TV/Digital. FAIR FIGHT, KINKS

Margaret Laney, Co-Head, Marketing, Gunpowder & Sky

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator

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

 

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

Entertainment and Cannabis: Who, What, Where, Why and How Much?

Caroline Rustigian Bruderer, Founder, K-Line Productions

Susan Soares, Founder, JUSTCare, Green Oasis

Michel Shane, Managing Partner, The Handpicked Company

Shanan Sabin, Partner, Sales & Marketing, Right Side Consulting Group

Dean Arbit, Founder, TruMedia

Joshua Otten, Co-Founder, PRØHBTD Media

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Membership Meeting

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 12th

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:20 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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

Innovation in Video Advertising: Enhancing Brand Experience - Maximizing Revenue in Syndication, Ad Insertion and Live Streaming

Jonas Halpren, Director of Monetization, Synacor

Aimee Helfand, founder and CEO, FamiLeague

Isak Yahav, EVP, Operations, BGB Group

Josh Lamb, Founder and CEO, Multipop

Zachary Soreff, President, Sawyer Studios

Tracey McCormack, Founder & President, McCormack Media Services, Moderator

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10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Shelley Andagan, Head of Post-Production & Operations, 3DPaint/FX

Greg Bond, SVP, Commercial Partnerships, Blend Media

Matthew Cook, Director Business Development and Content Acquisition, Autumn VR

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

Richard Fendelman, Producer/Director, Expect A Miracle Productions, Inc.

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, KOKO Sports Management

Randa Minkarah, Chief Operating Officer, Transform

Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion

Alia J Daniels, COO and co-founder, REVRY

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

Michael Downing, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, Tout Inc.

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

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

Debra Fine, CEO, "I Have a Dream" Foundation - Los Angeles

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Ronjini Joshua, Owner, The Silver Telegram

Susan Miller, Author, Writer & Founder, Astrology Zone®

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

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

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com, Moderator

Darren Manners, Lead Penetration Tester, SyCom Technologies

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

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

Advertising, Live Events and Brands in VR-AR-360 Video – from Mobile & Immersive to Experiential

Craig Dalton, co-founder and CEO, DODOcase

Jeff Nicholas, Director of VR Creative + Production, Live Nation Studios

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Nicholas F. Longano, Partner, Hourglass Interactive LLC

Pieter Van Leugenhagen, co-founder & Business Strategist, yondr

Malia Probst, VR/AR Producer & Connector, Director of Brand Strategy, VRScout, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Ultimate TV: The OTT, Cross Platform, Multiscreen Experience - Navigated by Set-top, Mobile Device or Console

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

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

Virginia Juliano, CEO & Founder, CobbleCord

Nick Colsey, Business Development, Sony Electronics

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Jason Henderson, Senior Manager, Contracts, DISH Network

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

Cupid Hayes, V.P. Business Development, MCMG – SAG-AFTRA Hollywood Board of Directors

Anjan Choudhury, Partner, Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

Vishal Panchal, Director, Digital & Theatrical Distribution - Shout! Factory

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

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

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

Presented by Laduma

VR/AR: The Next Normal for News and Non Scripted Content

Moderated by: Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6

Jason Farkas, Vice President of Premium Content Video, CNN

Jesse Redniss, Chief Innovation Officer, Turner Broadcasting

Tyson Sadler, VR Director

Joel Douek, ECCO VR and chief scientist, ManMadeMusic

Michael Santiago, Vice President, LadumaVR

Michael Dutton, SVP Strategy & Content Partnerships, Mesmerise Global VR

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Julie Shumaker, Vice President, Business Development of Advertising, Unity Technologies

Tom Flanagan, Chief Content and Innovation Officer, Big Block

Christine Lee, VP and GM, Global Business Development, IMMERSV INC.

Jon Simon, Vice President, Integrated Marketing, Ayzenberg

Guy Bedov, CEO and Co-Founder, Sidekick VR

Cynthia Lieberman, Media & Marketing Strategist, Lieberman Communications, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Room 302

The ABC of Branding"

Whether you are looking to brand a production company, films and content, products or even yourself, what you must know about branding.

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Hybrid TV - Delivering the Ultimate TV Experience: Broadcast, Cable, Premium & OTT Content

Dan Goman, CEO, OWNZONES Media Network

Scott Hancock, Vice President, Marketing, Plex

Joey Fulcher, Director of Media Logistics across the Americas, Ooyala

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

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

Dan Sweeney, VP, Sales & Marketing, Nevelex Corp.

Thomas K. Arnold, publisher and editorial director, Home Media Magazine, Moderator

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Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Raymond Leon Roker, Head of AEG Studios

Eddie Vaca, CEO, Amp Live

Juan Santillan, CEO, Vantage TV

Marc Scarpa, founder and Executive Producer / Director, Simplynew

Brian Anderson, Global Music Sponsorships Lead, YouTube

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media

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

Speakers to be announced

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Video Everywhere - Technologies & Platforms - From Over-the-Top TV to 360 Video and Virtual Reality

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

Paul Canetti, founder and CEO, MAZ

Thomas K. Arnold, publisher and editorial director, Home Media Magazine

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Steven Harnsberger, President, ‎OTT Digital Services, Inc.

Peter Dawidzik, Vice President of Media and Service Providers, Qello

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

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

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Tamerlin Godley, Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson

Graham M Oakes, CEO, Media Science International, Chairman - Digital Watermarking Alliance

Joe Moschella, Head of Business and Legal Affairs, Jukin Media

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, 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

 

6:00 - 8:30 PM, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

New Track: The Documentary Festival at Digital Hollywood

I.  The Documentary - Technologies and Impact - VR / AR - Digital - Youtube - iPhone - goPro - Google Eart

II. Documentary Screening and Q&A with Filmmakers: Digital Hollywood Documentary Honoree and Master Class

 

 

Tablets, Smartphones, PC & TV

All Video - The Binge-Watching Experience

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