Opening Day Agenda

Monday, October 20th

Special Events at Digital Hollywood

 

Digital Hollywood Fall

Monday, October 20th - Thursday, October 23rd

 

Monday - Day One - October 20th

 

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Monday, October 20th

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

BAFTA Evening Keynote, Marina Vista Room - Click Here for Video

Arash Amel, Writer, "WarGames" and upcoming TV Series "Butterfly" and "Grace of Monaco" - in Conversation with

Phil Ashcroft, BAFTA Board Member and Chair of the Digital Media Committee

 

Evening Keynote II, Ballroom Terrace

The Evening Crowdfunding Roundtable

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Crowdfunding Hollywood: Strategies for Filmmakers, Studios, and Corporations

Bill Schultz, Producer of 'The Simpsons'

Michael Berk, Creator, 'Baywatch'

Kia Kiso, Producer/Line Producer

Darren Marble, Co-founder & CEO, FilmBreak

Scott Page, Technologist, Entrepreneur, Musician, and Songwriter

Taylor McPartland, Co-founder & President, FilmBreak, Moderator

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Monday, October 20th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Native Advertising: Digital Advertising Industry Gets Serious About Better Advertising

Tim Waddell, Director of Product Marketing for Advertising Solutions, Adobe

Debbie Menin, Head of Video Business Development, Federated Media

Aron Levitz, SVP, Wattpad

Mitchell Reichgut, CEO, Jun Group

James De Julio, President, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Tongal

Benjamin Chen, President Consumer Products Group, Sonavation

John Kottcamp, Chief Marketing Technologist, Tahzoo, Moderator

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Track II: Poolside Tent I

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Programming, Premium Content and Advertising
Christopher Gebhardt, Executive Vice President, Participant Media/Tag

Paul Snow, West Coast Entertainment Partnerships, YouTube

T.J. Marchetti, CMO, AwesomenessTV

Matthew Patrick, Director of Media Strategy, Jammer

Adam Goldstein, Director of Business Development, ZEFR

Larke Paul, Senior Director, Creator Program & Partnerships, DEFY Media

Jay Baage, Executive Director, Ayzenberg Group, Moderator

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Broadcasting without Borders: Players in the New Guard of Broadcasting, Branding and Content Networks

Ted Mico, COO/Worldwide, Mirriad

Peter Isacksen, executive producer, Content & Co

Khudor Annous, VP of Integrated Marketing & Promotions, Fullscreen

Oren Katzeff, Head of Programming, Tastemade

Dan Weinstein, President and Founding Partner, Collective Digital Studio (CDS

Tom Morgan, Founder and CEO, Net2TV Corp.

Ann Greenberg, Founder & Chief Tinkerer, Sceneplay, Moderator

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Track II: Poolside Tent I

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

Mike LaSalle, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Nasser Batley, Senior Director of Corporate Development and M&A, Groupon

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc.

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc.

(Tentative) Myles Nestel - Partner and co-founder, Synchronicity Entertainment, a division of The Solution Entertainment Group

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

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

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

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

Liz Coughlin, EVP, Head, MATTER West

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions (VDBP), producers of “America's Funniest Home Videos,”

Brendan Burch, CEO, Co-Founder and Executive Producer, Six Point Harness (6PH), Fox's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Daniel Knauf, CEO, Bxx, LLC, Creator & Executive Producer, “CARNIVÁLE” (HBO Emmy Winning Series)

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

Nicholas Reed, Academy Award Winner, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Track I: Poolside Tent I

The New Hollywood Equation - Content Owners, Networks, New Platforms, Agents & Commerce

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Andrew Stalbow, Co-Founder and CEO, Seriously

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

Jeffrey Binder, General Partner, Genovation Capital

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

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Track II: Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Big Data Revolution for Digital Marketing: From TV Networks and Studios to Games and the Scalable Web

Alex Mannella, Partner, PwC

Vincent Bruzzese, CEO, C4 R&D

Richard S Maraschi, Global Solutions Leader, Big Data & Analytics IBM

Brandon Hartness, Evangelist, Adobe Marketing Cloud

Rob Gabel, CEO and Co-Founder, Tubular Labs

Scott Campbell, Industry Principal, Media, Industry Value Engineering, SAP America Inc., Moderator

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Track III: Poolside Tent II

Big Media & Viral Experiences  - The Creativity Challenge - Social - Mobile – Web – Entertainment Content and Advertising – Aspiring to Greatness

Marcin Janowski, Head of Marketing and Publicity, International Film Trust

Chris Hewish, CEO, Bonanza Media, a DreamWorks joint venture

John Montgomery, CEO and Chief Innovation Officer, Threshold Interactive

Kirstin Benson, West Coast Editorial Director, WhoSay

Sophie Nicolaou, VP of Marketing and Communications, Main Street Films

Eric Moro, ‎Director of Programming, Entertainment, Wikia

Jennifer Cooper, Director, Industry Strategy, Media, Entertainment, Social & Gaming, Adobe Systems

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

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ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Admiralty Room

Hypertargeting in a Programmatic World: Ad Networks, Ad Serving and Ad Targeting

Tiran Dagan, Partner, Strategy, Analytics and IBMI digital agency, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services, IBM

Michael Rubin, Executive Director Business Development, Mobile, YP

David Palmer, General Manager, Dedicated Media

Lewis Rothkopf, Vice President, Millennial Media

Jeff Hochberg, VP BD, Audience Science

Charlie Fiordalis, Managing Director of Digital, Media Storm, Moderator

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

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM - Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

Multichannel Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part I

John W. Ferrie, Senior Counsel, YouTube/Google

Alan Friel, partner,  Baker Hostetler

Yemi Adegbonmire, Associate Principal Counsel, Walt Disney Company

Thom Zadra, Head of Business Development for Video at Yahoo!

Dan Schechter, Managing Director and Partner, Global Media, Entertainment & Technology practice, L.E.K. Consulting

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

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I - Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

2nd Screen - Social Television – What is Engagement?  The Merger of Content, Social Interaction and the Video Platforms

Brian Marr, Chief Strategy Officer, Smashing Ideas

Judy Johnson, Director of UX & Product Innovation, AWE Division, Bottle Rocket

Glasgow Phillips, Head of Video at StarMaker Interactive

Jody Stark, Global Vice President, Commercial, Piksel

Marc Scarpa, Executive Producer / Director (TWCS Lakers Second Screen, X Factor Digital, Grammy live)

Mark Morris, VP Sales, West, Viggle

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

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Track II - Poolside Tent I

Multichannel Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part II

Peter Morris, Vice President, Business Affairs & Development, Funny or Die

Danika Vittitoe, Director, Media Legal, YAHOO

David Ho, Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Fullscreen

Chris Riley, General Counsel, Machinima

Kenneth N. Swezey, Partner, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

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

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Track III - Tent II

Monetizing Entertainment Programming - Exploring Business Models: Branding, Advertising, Subscription, Syndication - Video Across Platforms

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

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

Ken Goldstein, Board of Directors, Good Men Media, Inc. and Thrift Books LLC

Jeremy Levine, SVP of Digital Sales, Live Nation

Tim Sovay, SVP of Entertainment and Sports, theAudience

Octavio Flores, Country Manager Mexico, paysafecard.com

Rory J. Cutaia, CEO & Chairman, bBooth

Peter Woelflein, Senior Manager, Sports & Entertainment Valuation, Deloitte, Moderator

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

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Hosted by Women in Film

Innovation in Cross Platform Production: the future of Creativity

A Conversation with James De Julio, Co-Founder, President and Chief Product Officer of Tongal

Ghen Laraya Long, Mandalay Digital Group, Inc/ Women in Film

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

Packaging, Funding and Distributing: From Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Jon Hotchkiss, Emmy-nominated producer

Bob Lange, founding partner, Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo, LLP

Craig Ross Jr., Director (NCIS, Bones, Blue Hill Ave)

Evette Vargas, CEO, Writer, Director, Producer, Multiplatform Content Creator, Digital-Reign Productions

Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I - Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Cable, TV, Film and Broadband - New Content - New Networks - Streams, Platforms, Devices

Dave Baldwin, EVP, Program Planning, Starz

Paul Colichman, Chief Executive Officer, Here Media

‎Soumya Sriraman, EVP, Home Entertainment & Licensing, BBC Worldwide

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

Smokey Fontaine, Chief Content Officer, Interactive One

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

TJ Lubinsky, Executive Producer of PBS Pledge-driven Programs, My Music & Radio Host

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

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

Track II - Poolside Tent I

Social Advertising - Driving Brand Awareness, Boosting Campaign ROI and Direct Response Initiatives

Ashley Heron, Executive Vice President, HYFN

Marc Landsberg, CEO, Social Deviant

Stephanie Shkolnik, Director of Social Media, Digitaria

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX

Charlie Fiordalis, Managing Director of Digital, Media Storm

‎Rebecca Beacham, Account Director, Beeby Clark+Meyler

D’nae Kingsley, SVP of Integrated Strategy, Trailer Park

Tania Yuki, Founder and CEO, Shareablee, Moderator

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Track III - Poolside Tent II

Cross Platform Content: Branding, Programming and Packaging Producing Quality Content

Ernie Capobianco, CEO, Sq1

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

Mike Davis, Chief Operating Officer, Brand Arc

Anna Nesser, Director of Content for the Studio, Omelet

Jonathan Lowe, Vice President, Marketing, AEG Sports

Jonah Minton, SVP Sales, Fullscreen

Jennifer Kavanagh, EVP and GM, US, Beamly, Moderator

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

Track IV: The Admiralty Room

The New Wave in Investing: Angels-Incubators-Accelerators-Labs-CrowdFunding

Janet Tsai Dargan, Founder & CEO, Pentafoglio Media, LLC

Ron Miller, CEO, StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc.

Brad Wyman, Chief Creative Officer, FundAnything

Doug Barry, Co-Founder & Advisor, Selby Ventures and Managing Director, Artist Capital

Stephen Y. Ma, Partner, Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Bryan M. Sullivan, Partner, Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Art Chang, Founder and CEO, Tipping Point Partners, LLC

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

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

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track V: Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

The DealMaking Process: Producers, Showrunners, Actors, Directors, Agents, Lawyers - Who’s in Charge Here!

Nesim Hason, President and founder, New Films International

Harrison Kordestani, President, Main Street Films

Todd Shepherd, Co-founder/producer, International Film Trust

Harold Brook, founder, The Point Media

Chad Fitzgerald, Partner, Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director - “brothers & sisters” , “ally mcbeal”, "everwood", “the o.c.”, “Dawson’s Creek"

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

Monday, October 20th

BAFTA Evening Summit

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

The Reception and Keynote Conversation

Arash Amel, Writer, "WarGames" and upcoming TV Series "Butterfly" and "Grace of Monaco" - in Conversation with

Phil Ashcroft, BAFTA Board Member and Chair of the Digital Media Committee

 

Evening Keynote II, Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast

The Evening Crowdfunding Roundtable

Crowdfunding Hollywood: Strategies for Filmmakers, Studios, and Corporations

Bill Schultz, Producer of 'The Simpsons'

Michael Berk, Creator, 'Baywatch'

Kia Kiso, Producer/Line Producer

Darren Marble, Co-founder & CEO, FilmBreak

Scott Page, Technologist, Entrepreneur, Musician, and Songwriter

Taylor McPartland, Co-founder & President, FilmBreak, Moderator

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here