Digital Hollywood Fall

Monday, Oct. 20th - Thursday, Oct. 23rd

The Track: Artists in Hollywood

Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors - Producers

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Monday, October 20th

Evening Keynote II, Ballroom Terrace

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

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

 

Monday, October 20th

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

BAFTA Evening Keynote, Marina Vista Room

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

 

Thursday, October 23rd

10 am - 12 pm. Marina Vista Room

Keynote Conversation

Stewart Copeland (The Police, Composer, Digital Filmmaker)

 

Monday, October 20th

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

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

Rachel Ball, Manager, Content Partnerships, YouTube

T.J. Marchetti, CMO, AwesomenessTV

Matthew Patrick, Director of Media Strategy, Jammer

Adam Goldstein, Director of Business Development, ZEFR

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

Ashley Kaplan, Head of Content, Fullscreen

Oren Katzeff, Head of Programming, Tastemade

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

Steve Alperin, Chief Business Officer, Vocativ

Ann Greenberg, Founder & Chief Tinkerer, Sceneplay, Moderator

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

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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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 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

Uri Fleming, 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 - 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

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

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

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

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

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Monday, October 20th

Evening Keynote II, Ballroom Terrace

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

 

BAFTA Evening Summit - Live Webcast from this Room

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Marina Vista Room

The Reception and Keynote Conversation

 

Tuesday,  October 21st

Track VI: Admiralty Room

Google Hangouts and Corporate Business Strategies: Crossing the Limits of Social Media, Bridging traditional TV and WebTV

Alex Mandossian, CEO of Heritage House Publishing and co-founder of MarketingOnline.com, Known as the "Larry King of Hangouts"

Kari Michaelson, TV Talk Show Host, Public Figure, NBC hit sitcom actress “Gimme a Break”

Steven Samblis, CEO MyImagineTV

AnnDeVere, Executive Producer 'Access to Experts'  and GVN TV

Moderator: Silvia Kratzer, Professor of Film,TV and Digital Media, UCLA

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10:45 AM - Noon  Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

Creative Master Class: TV, Film & Video

The TV Writers Roundtable

Catherine Clinch, TV Writer, TV veteran, Hunter, Jake & The Fat Man, Knight Rider, Love Boat, Hart to Hart, Moderator

Matt Selman, Writer, The Simpsons

Phil Beauman, Writer, In Living Color, Scary Movie, Not Another Teen Movie, Dance Flick, Mind of Mencia

Maxine Lapiduss, Writer, Roseanne, Home Improvement, Ellen

Chad Kultgren, co-creator of Bad Judge w/ co-creator ANNE HECHE

Rob Edwards, Writer, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG and TREASURE PLANET

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and the Digital Consumer: How Technology, Content and Services Establish the Next Level of Consumer Entertainment Experience

Mike Richards, Executive Producer, THE PRICE IS RIGHT and LET'S MAKE A DEAL

Richard Goldsmith, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, The Jim Henson Company

Eric Carr, VP Exhibitor Relations, Fathom Events

Keyvan Peymani, Managing Director, Digital Strategy Division, ICM Partners

Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President - Entertainment & Tech Policy, Verizon

Ira Rubenstein, SVP & GM PBS Digital, Moderator

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Track II: Salon II

Hollywood Strategies - The Multi-Platform Brand - Theatrical, Video, TV & Mobile - Multiple Screens are the Future - the 360 Degree Marketplace

Mitch Singer, President, Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem and former Chief Digital Officer, Sony

Bob Lenihan, President of Programming, AMC Theaters

Phil Groves, Senior Vice President, IMAX Corp & Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, IMAX Entertainment

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, LOS ANGELES

Mitch Singer, President, Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem and former Chief Digital Officer, Sony

Kevin Lin, CTO, YOD.com

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

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Track V: Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast - this Room

Women - Building the Brand - Understanding Lifestyle, Authenticity, Purpose & Resolve

Michele Turner, CEO, Dictionary.com

Nina Simosko, Strategy, Planning & Operations, Nike

Mia Goldwyn, Chief Content Officer, StyleHaul

Devery Holmes, President & CEO, Spark Marketing (Managing Brands, American Airlines, IHOP, Samsung, BMW, Heineken

Jennifer Romolini, editor-in-chief and VP of Content,

HelloGiggles

Karla Ballard, SVP, TAG division, Participant Media

Sue Cross, former Senior Vice President for Business Development and Partner Relations for the Americas, The Associated Press, Moderator

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Master Class in Hollywood Production

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood Film and TV Magic! - Perfecting Content, Concept and Concept Modeling

Moderator, Winston Perez, CEO Concept Modeling, Consultant to NBC/Universal, Warner Bros. and Sony

Charles Segars, CEO Ovation TV/ Digital Strategy Advisor at DreamWorks Animation

Russell Schwartz, President of Marketing, Relativity Media

Anne Boyd, EVP Communications at Participant Media

Nick Reed, Oscar winner in 2014 for the Lady No. 6

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Track IV: Poolside Tent I

Dutch Digital Delight - The US - Dutch Partnerships

A discussion on successes in the Dutch Media and Entertainment industries, and where the cross sections with the American Market lie.

Ralf Verhoef, CEO and Co Founder Angry Bytes/Two Screen

Atilla Meijs, CEO Corrino Media Group

Femke Wolting, Co Founder Submarine

Jeroen de Cloe, CEO and Founder of Sticky Studios

Hans Disch, Co-Founder, 24i Media

Olivier Koelemij, SVP Business Development USA, Media Monks

Evert Larooij, Sales Director Content Distribution, Infostrada

George Freriks, chairman of the Holland Hollywood Connection, moderator

 

Track IV: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Entertainment & Media Women in Leadership: Building and Defining the Women’s Base of Power in Media and Hollywood - Definitely Not the Boy’s Club

Amy Beecroft, ‎CEO, New Films International

Shalini Govil-Pai, Director and Global Head for Partner Product Solutions, YouTube

Sharon Kopp, General Manager, Moviefone

Caryn Ward Ross, Actress (BET's The Game and He's Mine Not Yours)

Thora Birch, Actor, Ghost World, American Beauty

Troy Byer, director/writer/executive producer, "I Really Hate My Ex," writer, “B*A*P*S*

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

The Academy Award Winners Roundtable

The Genius of the Hollywood Blockbuster: The Magic in Filmmaking

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track V: Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Young Women In Hollywood: The Next Wave in TV, Film, Music, and Digital

Tiffany Ariany, Actor/Producer/Social Media Producer, "LA Girls," "Dish Nation"

Meghan Tonjes, Singer/Songwriter/YouTuber, "Booty Revolution"

Kathryn Gallagher, Singer/Songwriter/Actor, "Thanks For Sharing," Deaf West's "Spring Awakening"

Lauren Schacher, Actor/Writer, "Chicks Who Script" podcast, "Untitled Schacher Project"

Shilpi Roy, Writer/Director/Producer, Creator of "Hipsterhood,"

Julia Cho, Actor/Writer/Producer, "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries," "Scandal," "Hipsterhood."

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville", Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

The Actor's Roundtable: A Strategic Consideration - Film and TV as Weapon of the Mind

Corbin Bernsen, Scorpion, LA Law, Major League, Hawaii Five-0, The Young and the Restless

Thora Birch, Actor, Ghost World, American Beauty

Gregory Harrison, Actor, Reckless,  Hot in Cleveland, Body of Proof, Trapper John, M.D.

Rusty Citron, Head of the Actors Hall of Fame, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

 

Wednesday, October 22nd

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Marina Vista Room -

Career Strategy in the Digital Age: The Resume Is Dead--Will Social Media Get You Your Next Job

Moderator: Linda Nicolai, VP-Talent Acquisition & Executive Search, Fox Entertainment Group

Speakers:

James E. Wright, Social Media Recruiting Expert and Diversity Specialist

Gabriella Colantoni, VP-Talent Acquisition & Executive Search, Fox Networks Group

Jenni Powell, Head of Production - New Media Rockstars

 

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Marina Vista Room

The Art of the Deal: Pointers, Advice and Hands-on Tools from Master Negotiators

Moderator: David Tenzer, Entertainment Lawyer and Talent Manager

Speakers:

David Straus, Co-Founder, Critical Mass Studios

Michael Tenzer, former VP Business Development, Comedy Central

 

Noon - 12:45 PM - Marina Vista Room

Short Form Content: So Last Decade or Just Getting Started?

Moderator: Amber J. Lawson, Comedy Gives Back

 

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Marina Vista Room

Casting and How to Stick out as an Actor in the Digital Age

Ivy Eisenberg, Humorist - Performer

Twinkie Byrd, Casting Director

Joanna Colbert, Casting Director

 

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM - Marina Vista Room

The Explosion of Short Movies: Artform or Web Currency

Linda Olszewski, VP Global Acquisitions, ShortsHD

Edoardo Ponti, Director, The Human Voice

Joey Horvitz, Producer, The Weinstein Company/Lexus Short Films

Stephanie Laing, Producer, Banshee, Veep, Eastbound & Down & Director The Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow

Daniel Sol, HollyShorts co-founder/co-Director

 

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Marina Vista Room (ARTISTS)

Courtesy of HollyShorts Film Festival:

Award-winning Short Films from the August Festival at the Mann’s Chinese in Hollywood.

Moderator: Andre Wiggins, Producer, CBS

Screenings:

Satellite Beach: Directed by Luke Wilson, and his co-director brother Andrew Wilson

Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow: Directed by Stephanie Laing (Producer of Banshee, Veep, Eastbound & Down & Director of the Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow)

 

Special sneak preview of the HollyShorts Studios’ New Original production INFINITY. The epic action adventure web series which is currently in production stars Raquel Pomplun stars in INFINITY, Jaylen Moore (Hunger Games 2), French superstar Yassine Azzouz, and Kelly Albanese (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic). Written and Directed by L. Philippe Casseus (Lionsgate’s Freelancers).

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