Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Influencer & Brand Marketing - AR/MR/VR - Internet TV

Food Tech + Wellness - The Calfornia Cannabis Forum

 

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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

II. Immersive Hollywood - VR/AR-MR-XR

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

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

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

VII. Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

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

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

X. The Mobile - Social Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

2:00 –2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

#sponsored: How To Make Money Through Brand Sponsorships

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Haas Center, Room 172-173, Live Video

Unlocking the Social Intelligence of Content

A workshop illustrating the critical role of online data and social media analytics and the insights they provide on the funding, development, marketing and distribution of content

Track 1 (1st hour) - How to Utilize Online Data and Social Media to Obtain Financing

Track 2 (2nd hour) - How to Cultivate and Grow Online Data and Social Presence to Develop/Market a Project

Track 3 (Third Hour) What Do Online Data and Social Media Mean for Distribution

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Internet TV Packages: Innovation in the Package – Innovation in the Technology – The One-Three Year OTT Outlook

Dan Goman, Founder and CEO, OwnZones

Thomas K. Arnold, Publisher and Editorial Director, Media Play News

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

Jack Davis, co-founder and CEO, Crypt TV

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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

ICOs, Financing, Packaging & Investment: From Entertainment & Indie Project to Technology & Startups

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Jennifer Post, Partner, Thompson Coburn

Jason Scoggins, President & COO of Slated, Inc.

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Xsolla Capital

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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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

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)

Danilo Moura Silva, VP Immersive Experiences, EXPERIUS VR

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Lindsey Doscher, Associate Director of Client Solutions, Trigger, Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Food Entrepreneurs, Chef/Food Kit Delivery and Food App Services to the Consumer

Michael Joseph, Co-Founder, Green Chef Corporation (Organic Meal Kit Company - Purchased by HelloFresh)

Jennifer McInnis Fadel, General Manager, Bending Branch Winery, former, Award Winning Food Writer

Moderator - David J. Whelan, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Labs Inc.

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

3:00 –3:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

What’s Next in Short-Form Video and Live Streaming

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Philanthropy and Cannabis: Aiding the Neediest in Medical Crisis and Social Justice

Jennifer Lujan, Director of Social Impact, eaze, 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

Producing Video OTT/Social Content - YouTube - FaceBook - Snapchat - Influencer - Advertiser - Series

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

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Hugh Hou, co-founder, CreatorUp

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems, Moderator

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

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

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

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Parker, CEO, Story Data, LLC.

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, 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 XR

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Anthony Jacobson, Chief Operating Officer, SPACES

Lucas Kappaz, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, VR Americas

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

The Foodie Lifestyle: From Professional Influencer to Everyday Foodie Maven

Perrin Davidson, Publisher, LAeats

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

Amanda Russell, Chief Marketing Officer, Valeo

Adam Rubenstein, founder and content creator, Viva LA Foodies

Moderator - Vivian Nweze, TV Host + Producer, Foodie and Glam Lifestyle Influencer

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

4:10 PM - 4:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Packaged vs. Home Cooking: Cannabis Infused Foods, Drinks and Treatments

Jason Pinsky, Chief Cannabis Evangelist, eaze

Ry Prichard, Senior Talent + Brand Ambassador, Acreage Holdings, Moderator

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

4:00 –4:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Power in Numbers: The Value of Networking in Digital Media

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Open to All Attendees

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

Herscher Hall, Guerin C

YOUR HOME ON MARS by Mars City Design®

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Digital Hollywood, October 16-18, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Thursday, October 18th

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Zero to One – Grow your business at Digital Hollywood with those who have already done it before

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner of InfluenceTree

Page Ostrow, President, Ostrow and Company

Sean McSweeney, founder and CEO, Apache Health

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

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Rm. 172 & 173

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Michael Terpin, founder and CEO, Transform Group

Tom K. Ara, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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

Rich Affannato, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, STAGE

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Karate Combat

Enrique Olives, Global Business Development Head and Business Unit Head, ABS-CBN Global

Larry Baird, Chief Marketing Officer, TV4 Entertainment

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

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Jameela Jackson, Director, Startup Grind powered by Google

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Heather Blair, President, Heather Blair Consulting (a division of OuiMarket4U,Inc)

Natasha Miller, Founder/CEO, Entire Productions

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

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

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - The Welcoming Plenary, Ahmanson Hall

The Power of Food: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

Matthew Kenney, Celebrated Plant-Based Chef, CEO

Kathy Freston, Food Activist and New York Times Bestselling Author

Moderator - Clare Fox, Executive Director, Los Angeles Food Policy Council

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Session II: Herscher Hall, - Guerin B

Doctors, Researchers, the Medical Profession and Cannabis: Cannabis Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Medical Leadership

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

Dr. Philip Oubre, MD, Oubre Medical, Austin, TX

Moderator, Laura Braden, Vice President of Communications, California Medical Association

Speakers to be announced

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

11:00 – 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Do’s & Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

Anti-piracy: Protecting Creativity in Hollywood

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Mark Nakano, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Partnerships, NAGRA NexGuard

M.F. Fogel (‘Michele’), Founder and CEO, Your Moral Compass Counts, LLC

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Dennis Yu, Chief Technology Officer, BlitzMetrics

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

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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

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX

Laura Barton, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Development, Advrtas

Marcy Boyle, CEO, Hot Bit VR

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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Noon - 1:00 PM, Sponsored: Women’s International Music Network

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Lisa Cecchini, VP of Media Analytics, Situation

Mike Monello, co-founder, Campfire, Collaborator, The Mill & Producer, Blair Witch Project

Pamela Abdy, Head of Film, Makeready

Joy Gorman Wettels, Producer, Anonymous Content

Janet Billig Rich, Artist Manager, Music Supervisor, Producer, and Tony Award-nominated Broadway theater producer, Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

Noon - 12:45 PM

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry, Ahmanson Hall

Food Science & Sustainability Pioneers: Plant Based, Seafood & Protein Enhanced - Creating the Future of Food & Nutrition

Chef Rick Moonen, Renown “Godfather of Sustainability”, RM Seafood (“Top Chef Master” TV)

Chef Kerry Heffernan, Grand Banks NYC, Renown Chef, Top Chef Master, TV)

Adrian Grant-Alfieri, Venture Partner, Babel Ventures

Moderator - Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

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Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle - Cleansing and Nurturing the Body and Mind

Martin Tobias, CEO, Bulletproof Labs

Charles Haston, co-founder, CEO, Rebel Labs

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The Luncheon - The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Additional ticket

Native American Leadership in the Cannabis Industry

Tina Braithwaite, Chairwoman, Benton Paiute Tribe

David Vilapondo, Executive Director, Ilpay Nation, Santa Ysabel Tribal Cannabis Regulatory Agency and Interim Executive Director, California Native American Cannabis Association (CNACA)

John Poss, CEO, GB Sciences

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Moderator - Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

Noon – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A

The Luncheon - Micro-Influencers Awards

Categories and Nominees to be announced

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Producing for Film/TV, Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing Programming

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Lindsay Stewart, founding CEO, Stringr

George Leon, Senior VP of Media/Account Management, Hawthorne

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Parker Williams, CEO/ Founding Partner, Wheelhouse

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Tiffany Boyle, President, Ramo Law PC

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

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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

ICOs, Blockchain and Alternative Financing for Film, TV, Games AR/VR, Music, and Media Ventures

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes

Alexie Vagner, Founder, YaYo

Enzo Villani, Managing Partner, Transform Group

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

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

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference 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”

Katja Rasi, CEO and founder, AR Video Booth

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

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

Eden Chen, co-founder, Fishermen Labs

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

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

1:00 - 1:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

The Farm to Table Transformation - The Food & Wellness Ecosystem - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

Wendy Coleman, founder, LA Urban Farms

Christian Titze, Head of Brand & Marketing, The Farm Project & Lettuce Grow

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

What to Eat - Wellness and Nutrition: A Transformative Palate - Paleo, Ketogenic and Whole30

Laura Calleia, National Sales Manager at SFH - Stronger Faster Healthier

Moderator, Nancy King, Brand Strategist, NewView Marketing

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2:00 - 2:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Food Innovators, Disruptors & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

Moderator - Lee Schneider, Editor-In-Chief, Red Cup Agency, podcast producer and author of Future of Food

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Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

Serena Poon, Nutritionist and Celebrated Chef

Chef Debbie Lee, Culinary Visionary and Author

Richard Ayoub, Executive Director, Project Angel Food

Dhinakar S. Kompala, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Sudhin Biopharma Co.

Dr. Philip Oubre, MD, Oubre Medical, Austin, TX, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

A Roundtable: From City of West Hollywood "Consumption Lounges" to the California Healthy Weed Lifestyle

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Additional speakers to be announced

Moderator, Brad Davis, Product Category Manager, Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging (APCP)