Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

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

The Calfornia Cannabis Forum - Social Media - Advertising

 

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I. The Influencer Awards - Voices and Vision of an Industry

II. Immersive Influencers - Awards Categories

III. Influencer & Brand Marketing Speaking Track

IV. Immersive Hollywood - VR-AR-MR-XR

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

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

VII. The Micro-Influencers - The One Day Intensive

VIII. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Funding - Packaging - Blockchain & Crypto

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

X. The Mobile Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

XII. California Cannabis Entertainment & Technology Forum

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A

The ABC of Branding"

Hosted by Karene Jullien

Part I: 2 PM: BRANDING STRATEGY - What is a brand? Where do I start?

Part II: 3PM: BRANDING CAMPAIGNS – How do I give my brand a voice?

Part III: 4PM: PROTECTING MY BRAND

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Next Stage in Micro-Video and Live Streaming

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Julian March, Managing Director Games, Entertainment, Music and Video, Future plc

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

Dan Goman, Founder and CEO, OWNZONES Media Network

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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

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.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Xsolla Capital

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

Joey Tamer, President, S.O.S. Inc., 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

Sally Slade, Technical Director, Magnopus

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)

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Maggie Lane, VR/AR Designer, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

3 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Now that It’s Legal - What’s Really Legal? Navigating the Nuances of the Cannabis Industry

Moderator - Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, founder and Chairwoman, Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force

Cat Packer, Executive Director, Department of Cannabis Regulation, City of Los Angeles

Amanda Conley, Partner, Brand & Branch LLP and Founding Treasurer, National Cannabis Bar Association

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Risque to Relevant - Authenticity and Marketability

 

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

Fullscreen, speaker to be announced

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Steven Harnsberger, President, Universal Search and Discovery (USAND LLC)

Catherine Gudvangen, Executive Producer, Schiefer Chopshop

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, 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.

Michael Fay, VP, Media Product Management, Akamai Technologies

Graham Oakes, CEO, Media Science International, Ezee Studios, Chairman, Digital Watermarking Alliance

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Rajan “Raj” Samtani, Founder and Vice President of Business Development, Tengence LLC, 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 VR

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Doug Kryzan, Founder and CEO, Rocket Worldwide

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

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

The Wizards of Weed - Superstars of Cannabis

Dennis O'Malley, President, Caliva

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Influencer Ambition – Being the Voice and Market Leader

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

5 PM - 6:15 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Cannabis Awards Celebration and Reception

Honoring the Visionaries in a Emerging Industry

 

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Evening Event (to be announced)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Digital Hollywood, May 24th, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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Thursday, May 24th

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Guerin A, Herscher 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

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The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

10 AM - 10:45 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Meet the Cannabis Visionaries – Media, Technology & Legalization

Drake Sutton Shearer, CEO, PRØHBTD

Susan Soares, Founder, JUSTCare, Green Oasis

 

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

Session I: Haas Conf. Ctr. - 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

Peter Pham, co-founder, Science

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, ceo & Founder, LATOKEN

Matthew Nolan, CEO & Founder, Menlo One

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

Jeff Park, Chief Technology Officer, HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.

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

Jon Cody, founder and CEO, 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

Ronjini Joshua, Owner, The Silver Telegram

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Debra Chen, founder, Vanity + Trade

DMA/Donna Michelle Anderson, President, @PlanetDMA

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

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Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

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

Brand as an Influencer Strategy: Your Brand – Your Voice – Your Market

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

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

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

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

Kimberly Pease, co-founder and Vice President, Citadel Information Group, Inc.

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Eric Schlissel, CEO, GeekTek

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

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

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The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

11 AM - 11:45 - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Investing in Cannabis Media, Medicine and Technology

Mitchell Berman, Managing Partner, Rise Entertainment, LLC, Moderator

Matthew Nordgren, CEO and Founder, ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management

Evan Eneman, Founder / Managing Partner, Casa Verde Capital

Mitch Kulick, Partner, Feuerstein Kulick LLP

 

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

Joey Jones, VP, Executive Creative Director, a.network, Ayzenberg Group

Guy Bedov, CEO and Co-Founder, Sidekick VR

Michael Rucker, Chief Operating Officer, OmniVirt

Gregg Katano, Partner / VP of U.S. Operations, HOLOGATE and VP of Business Development / General Manger, PHASE TWO

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

Noon – 12:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Influencers & Money: How to Make Money and Work with Brands

 

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

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Influencing Diversity in Media: The Voices of Change in the Entertainment, Content and Technology Industries

Laura B. Whitmore, Founder, The Women’s International Music Network, Moderator

Shira Lazar, Co-Founder/CEO and Host, What’s Trending

Laura Nickerson, Content Creator and Brand Manager, America’s Funniest Home Video

Inga Dyer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel Business and Legal Affairs, Revolt TV

Natalee Geldert, Director of Brand & Media Partnerships, PMG

Alece Oxendine, Director of Digital Sales, Good Deed Entertainment

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The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

Noon - 12:45 - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Meet the Women of Weed: The Pioneers Who Are Elevating the Cannabis Industry

Dr. Dina, The Expert Cannabis Consultant, "The Mona Lisa of Mary Jane"

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Rosie Rothrock, VP Branding/Marketing, Caliva

Moderator, Marta Tracy, Head of Talent & Content Development, OWNZONES and 420 TV

 

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

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

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

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Cameron Partridge, Head of Digital Partnerships, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Ceslie Armstrong, Executive Content Producer, Quarter Moon Productions & Noisy Trumpet, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

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

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Ryan P. Hall, Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

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

Richard "RB" Botto, Founder and CEO, Stage 32

Frank E. Banks, Founder and CEO, Zen

Douglas Buffone, Director of Business Development, Skydance Interactive

Ian Forester, CEO and Co-Founder, VR Playhouse

Michael Terpin, founder and CEO, Transform Group

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

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

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The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

1 PM - 1:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Youtube Post-Adpocalypse - Instagram Deep Dive - Creator Safety

 

Micro-Influencer/Branding One-Day Intensive

1:00 – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Brand as an Influencer Strategy: Your Brand – Your Voice – Your Market

 

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

Session I: Haas Conf. 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”

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

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

Sam Gezari, Co-founder & Creative Director, Telexist

Danilo Moura, Chief Operating Officer - Creative Services, LOOT Interactive, LLC

Andrew Goldstein, CEO and Co-Founder, Otherworld Interactive

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

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

VR/AR/MR Experimentation: Advances in Cinematic - Live - Advertising - Delivering the Next Level of Imaginative Content

 

The California Cannabis Entertainment and Technology Forum

2 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Weed Media – Internet – Influencers - Social – TV – News – Entertainment

Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

Alex Campbell, Producer, Documentary Film, “Super High Me"

Joshua Otten, CCO, PRØHBTD