A Special Event at Digital Hollywood - Next Event - October 10-12, 2017 - Complete Digital Hollywood Agenda

A Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Achievement

A Meeting of the Minds

 

Special Event:

The Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, October 10th

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

Hollywood and Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity – The Artists – The Science and the Right Stuff

Jeffrey Kluger, Editor at Large, Time magazine and Time.com, Author, Apollo 13 and Apollo 8

Speakers to be announced

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A Digital Hollywood Special Event

Wednesday, October 11th - 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Establishing a National VR Design Competition

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff Presents:

SpaceCRAFT: The VR Collaborative Space System and Mission Design Project - To Engage with a Future in Space

Bringing together Partners from:

1) Universities, 2) Technology Companies, 3) Government Agencies, 4) Mentors

Moderator - Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

Vera Mulyani, Founder & CEO, Mars City Design

Moderator - Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

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Wednesday, October 11th

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

A Celebration - The Unlimited Imagination

VR/AR - Film/TV - Space Architecture

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff, Shuttle Missions STS-124, STS-126, STS-134, and Space Station Expeditions 17/18

Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Film/TV, Writers, SciFi Novels and Non-Fiction Best Sellers – Star Trek Enterprise, Race to Mars, Authors, Icefire, Star Trek Books, Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA’s Mars Missions, Past, Present, and Future

Alex McDowell RDI, Professor, USC, Director, World Building Media Lab (Production Designer of Feature Films, Minority Report, Upside Down, Man of Steel, Fight Club)

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Complete Agenda

Tuesday, October 10th

12 Noon - 1:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

VR & AR in Space – Mars – Moon – Space Habitats - From Simulation and Training to Space Themed Cinema

Marijke Jorritsma, UX/UI Designer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Daniel Schechter, Head of Development, 8i , “VR legacy experience for Buzz Aldrin”

Louis Cacciuttolo, CEO, VRrOOm (French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet on the ISS)

Christian Laursen, Creative Director & VR Creative Services - ‎LOOT Interactive, LLC - VR Production Partner for 8i and Time Inc.’s LIFE VR “Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS”

Bud Myrick, VR Supervisor / CG Supervisor, FuseFX / FuseVR, Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars

Nick DeMartino, Managing Director, Startupbootcamp MediaTech, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Hollywood, Space Science and Entertainment ThinkTank: Writers, Directors, Producers

Ben West, Creative Director, Framestore

Z. Nagin Cox, Tactical Mission Lead : Curiosity Rover Flight Team, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Kieran Dickson, Editorial Director, Comet TV (Home of Classics: Star Gate, Mystery Science Theater, Invasion of the Body Snatchers)

John Alan Simon, Writer - Director - Producer, "“Radio Free Albemuth”, "The Getaway"

Dr. Armin T. Ellis, Founder, Exploration Institute, Inventor of i2i Method™, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173: Live Webcast

Humans & Exploration to Mars, The Moon and Near Earth Asteroids -

The Near Future, The Future and The Extended Future

Z. Nagin Cox, Tactical Mission Lead : Curiosity Rover Flight Team, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Vera Mulyani, Founder & CEO, Mars City Design

Dr. Susan Jewell MD, Founder/ Mars Academy USA

Northrop Grumman, Speaker to be announced

NASA, speaker to be announced

Connie Reese, Civil Space Communications, Space Systems Division Public Relations, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM. Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

“2001 A Space Odyssey” & “Star Trek” – The Science, The Technology – The Visionary Genius - Imagination Gets Realized

Jeffrey Kluger, Editor at Large, Time magazine and Time.com, Author, Apollo 13 and Apollo 8

Dr. Pascal Lee, Chairman, Mars Institute, Planetary Scientist, SETI Institute, Director of the NASA Haughton-Mars Project at NASA Ames Research Center

Mark Murphy, Founding Partner, Voyager Media Company (Producer, Space Odyssey Adventure with Neil deGrasse Tyson)

Allison Huynh, Founder and CEO, MyDream Interactive

Marty Perlmutter, Technologist & Social Activist, 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

 

The Welcome Dinner

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

Hollywood and Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity – The Artists – The Science and the Right Stuff

Jeffrey Kluger, Editor at Large, Time magazine and Time.com, Author, Apollo 13 and Apollo 8

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, October 11th

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

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

VR/AR ThinkTank – Analyzing the Company Strategies – Google - Microsoft – Facebook - Samsung – Intel – Apple - Technology – Vision - Marketplace

Dylan Gale, Investment Director, Comcast Ventures

Richard Lucquet, Director, Business Development, Technology Partnerships, Verizon

Doug Griffin, Founder and CEO, Nomadic VR

Jay Samit, Vice Chairman, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Future of Film - From Cinema and Immersive Entertainment to VR/AR and Theme Parks - The Franchise Expands!

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation, Inc.

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

Robert J Lenihan, president programming AMC Theaters

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Matthew Bakal, co-founder + Chairman, Atom Tickets

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

A Digital Hollywood Special Event

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Establishing a National VR Design Competition

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff Presents:

SpaceCRAFT: The VR Collaborative Space System and Mission Design Project - To Engage with a Future in Space

Bringing together Partners from:

1) Universities, 2) Technology Companies, 3) Government Agencies, 4) Mentors

Moderator - Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

Vera Mulyani, Founder & CEO, Mars City Design

Moderator - Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

Complete 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

 

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

A Celebration - The Unlimited Imagination

VR/AR - Film/TV - Space Architecture

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff, Shuttle Missions STS-124, STS-126, STS-134, and Space Station Expeditions 17/18

Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Film/TV, Writers, SciFi Novels and Non-Fiction Best Sellers – Star Trek Enterprise, Race to Mars, Authors, Icefire, Star Trek Books, Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA’s Mars Missions, Past, Present, and Future

Alex McDowell RDI, Professor, USC, Director, World Building Media Lab (Production Designer of Feature Films, Minority Report, Upside Down, Man of Steel, Fight Club)

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Hollywood, Space and Space Science Workshops

Thursday, October 12th

Noon - 1:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Room 302

The Goal of Deep-Space - Mars - Moon - NASA and New Space Strategies

 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Herscher Hall, Room 302

Funding the New Space Industry - Public - Private Investment

From Aerospace Supersonic Craft to Moon and Mars Habitats

 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Room 302

The Mars Program - The Timeline to Human Exploration and Colonization

 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Room 302

Intelligent Life in the Universe - Space Science and Hollywood

 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Additional Ticket Required

Hosted by: by Mars City Design LLC & Mars City Foundation

Mars City Gala Award Ceremony 2017
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Archive of the Event this Past May

The Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, May 23rd

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

The Welcome Dinner

Hollywood and Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity – The Artists – The Science and the Right Stuff

Jeffrey Kluger, Editor at Large, Time magazine and Time.com, Author, Apollo 13 and Apollo 8

Lynda Obst, Producer, Interstellar, Contact, Sleepless in Seattle, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Partner & Stakeholder, The Rogue Initiative

Ian Hunter, Academy Award Winner, Special Effects, “Interstellar”, - Co-Founder / Creative Director, New Deal Studios

Brian Muirhead, Project Manager, Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission (ARRM), NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Chris DeFaria, President of DreamWorks Feature Animation Group, (Executive Producer, "Gravity")

Moderator - Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

Introduction by: Marty Perlmutter, Technologist & Social Activist

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Tuesday, May 23rd

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Hollywood, Space and Science ThinkTank: Writers, Directors, Producers

Kath Lingenfelter, Co-Executive Producer, WESTWORLD, The Leftovers

Jon Amiel, Director, Creation, Halt & Catch Fire, Once Upon a Time, The Astronaut Wives Club, Marco Polo, Entrapment

Rick Loverd, Program Director, Science & Entertainment Exchange, National Academy of Sciences, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Space Habitats and Living Environments vs. Hollywood Fiction - The Designs for the Future

Jacki Morie, Founder / Chief Scientist, All These Worlds, LLC. (VR for NASA)

Jon Arenberg, Chief Systems Engineer, James Webb Space Telescope, Northrop Grumman

Dr Pascal Lee, Chairman, Mars Institute, Planetary Scientist, SETI Institute, Director of the NASA Haughton-Mars Project at NASA Ames Research Center

Pete Blumel, co-founder, CEO, and Creative Director, The Rogue Initiative (former DREAMWORKS SKG and Amblin Entertainment Animation Executive)

Connie Reese, Civil Space Communications, Space Systems Division Public Relations, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM.

The Star Trek Effect on Technology – Imagination Gets Realized – Smartphones and VR to Space Technology

Moderator - Steve Peters, Emmy-winning Experience Designer, Interactive Content Creator, AR/VR Consultant, founder, ‎No Mimes Media

Marijke Jorritsma, UX/UI Designer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Trevor Roth, COO and President of Development, Roddenberry Entertainment

Steven-Charles Jaffe, Producer, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Strange Days

David Delgado, Visual Strategist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Randii Wessen, The Architecture-Team Lead Study Architect, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - ‎Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

Mark Haynes, Co-Writer, STARGATE ATLANTIS and STARGATE UNIVERSE, Co-Creator, HYPERLOOP

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

 

Wednesday, May 24th

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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

The VR-AR ThinkTank: Top Executives From Leading Technology and Entertainment Companies Assess the Current Expansion and Likely Evolution of the Industry

Fredrik Frizell, COO and EP, HERE BE DRAGONS

Niko Chauls, Director of Emerging Technology, USA Today & Gannett Network

Scot Barbour, VP:Production Technology, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Rich Flier, Managing Director, Business Development, Digital Domain

Csilla Kozma Andersen, Head of Content Relations, Nokia

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Future of Film - From Cinema and Immersive Entertainment to VR/AR and Theme Parks - The Franchise Expands!

Todd Hoddick, CEO, Barco

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

Kyle Villella, Vice President of Distribution, Fathom Events

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer Barco Escape

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation

Chris White, Vice President Business Development, Osterhout Design Group

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II:

Virtual Reality as Technology/Content for Entertainment, Space Science and Visual Exploration

Jen Dennis, Head of RSA VR, RSA Films, (Ridley Scott & Associates Films)

David Karlak, Director, VR experience for Alien:Covenant, RSA Films

Kalan Ray, Lead Experience Designer, Magnopus, Mission: ISS

Danilo Moura, Strategy, Business Development & VR Creative Services - ‎LOOT Interactive, LLC - VR Production Partner for 8i and Time Inc.’s LIFE VR “Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS”

Christian Laursen, Creative Director & VR Creative Services - ‎LOOT Interactive, LLC - VR Production Partner for 8i and Time Inc.’s LIFE VR “Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS”

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Space as Portal to our Humanity: Cinema as Vehicle for Exploration

Exploring "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "ET"

A Conversation: Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm and

Marvin Levy, Executive Vice President of Amblin' Partners

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Hollywood and Space: From Imagination to Reality - Crafting Reality through Imagination and Engineering

Dr. Armin T. Ellis, Founder, Exploration Institute, Inventor of i2i Method™

Daniel Faber, Pioneer of Space Technologies and Mining

John Panek, Aerospace Engineer, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc & Mission Systems Engineer, NASA

Sascha Paladino, Emmy Nominated, Creator/Executive Producer, Miles from Tomorrowland

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Evening Celebration

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

A Celebration of the Best in VR/AR - Immersive Experiences of Mind, Time and Space

Eric Darnell, Chief Creative Officer, Baobab Studios

Maureen Fan, Chief Executive Officer, Baobab Studios
Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer Barco Escape

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Anthony Batt, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, WEVR

Peter Martin, founder & CEO, V.A.L.I.S Studios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Thursday, May 25th

Special Event Dinner, Tickets Required

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM, Guerin Ballroom A

"An Evening on Mars" - Mars City Fundraising Dinner

Hosted by by Vera Mulyani, Mars City Design

Space Master of Ceremony, Gray Bright, Host, The Tomorrow Show

Guest Speaker, Mayor Jennifer Wood, California City, Mojave

VIP GUESTS:

Pete Worden, Chairman, Breakthrough Prize Foundation, (Brig. Gen., USAF, Ret., PhD) Former Director of NASA's Ames Research Center and US Air Force

David Bearden, General Manager - NASA & Civil Space Programs at The Aerospace Corporation

Loretta Whitesides, Founder Astronaut and Consultant at Virgin Galactic, Founder of Yuri's night, Mentor and Master of Space Jedi