Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Virtual Reality - AR/MR - Internet TV - Hollywood & Space

Financing Hollywood - Social Media - Advertising

 

Tracks and Themes in Development

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I. Virtual and Augmented Reality - From Full Embodiment and Immersion to the 360 Video Experience

II. Hollywood and Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity – From Mars & the Moon to Exploring the Imagination – Including a University Outreach Program

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

IV. NEW - The Documentary Festival at Digital Hollywood: Non-Fiction Programming Across All Media Platforms

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

VI. NEW- VR/AR Student Hackathon – Two-Day High School Student Competition

VII. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Funding - Packaging

VIII. The Women’s Summit & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

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

X. Hollywood Advertising: Brands - Agencies - Networks - Platforms

XI. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Tablets - Phones - TV - PCs

XII. The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood

Speaker Selection: To Submit a speaker, please email your speaker submission indicating panel(s) of interest along with bio of your speaker, backgrounder of your company

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Archive of May, 2016 - Digital Hollywood Spring

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Women in Virtual Reality and Immersive Entertainment: Experiencing New Dimensions and Creative Experience

Ryan Pulliam, CMO, Speaker and Co-Founder, Specular Theory

Kimberly Cooper, CEO and Co-Founder, Spatialand

Allison Huynh, Founder and CEO, MyDream Interactive

Kiernan Kit, CEO, Truth for Gold

Evelyne Ouellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

Louisa Spring, Founder, Spring Alliance, Moderator

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

OTT Programming: The Multiscreen Video Experience

George Woolley, Head of Originals, Portal A

Galen D’Attilio, Business Development, Daily Motion

Harry Lang, Vice President of Product, Feeln, Hallmark Labs

David Tochterman, CEO, Canvas Media Studios

Xavier Kochhar, Founder and CEO, The Video Genome Project® a Division of Hulu

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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

Social Media Transforms Entertainment Marketing = Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Linkedin

Angela M. Jollivette, Senior Project Manager, The GRAMMYs/The Recording Academy

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Alec Shankman, SVP and Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing, Abrams Artists Agency

Liz Stahl, President, In Haus

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Michael Hess, Global Head of Marketing, Storyful

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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

“Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

Humans & Exploration to Mars, The Moon & 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 LLC

Dr. Susan Jewell MD, Founder/ Mars Academy USA

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

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

The Ultimate TV Experience: Cable, Premium & OTT Content & Advertising

Barry Loudis, Senior Director, Business Development & Digital Distribution, Turner Content Distribution

Joerg Bachmaier, SVP, Content Strategy and Co-Productions, Machinima, A Warner Bros. Company

Robb Miller, Global Senior Director, Media & Entertainment, Swrve

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

Adam Cunningham, founder and president, 87AM

Ron Bloom, co-founder, ReachMe.TV

Danny Ledger, Principal and US leader, Digital Offerings, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

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

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Mark Netter, Vice President, Strategy, REVOLVE Agency

Neil Mandt, founder and CEO, Mandt Bros Productions & Mandt VR

Andy Robbins, COO and Partner, bpg

Matt Doell, Creative Director, Madison + Vine

John Montgomery, Chief Creative Officer, R&R Partners

Craig S. Phillips, Creative Director and Co-Owner, SunnyBoy Entertainment

Lawrence Jones, VP of Business and Content Development, The Future Group

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

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Track III: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

The TV/Film/Video - Platforms and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Distribution Package

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President of ArcLight Cinemas

Phil Lott, Co-Founder and President, AMPLE (Showrunner, The Pitch; Director, Undercover Boss)

Brant Pinvidic, television producer and the founder and CEO, INvelop Entertainment

Philip Shafran, Director of Content Activation, Brand and Rights Management, Vin Di Bona Productions

Lemuel Plummer, CEO, L. Plummer Media (Producer, The Preachers of L.A, Mo'Nique Show  and The Family Crews)

Harmon Kaslow, President, Atlas Distribution Company

Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions, Moderator

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

“Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

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

Marc Zicree, Written & Produced Episodes,  Star Trek – The Next Generation, Sliders, Babylon 5, Deep Space Nine

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

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

The Challenge of Piracy: A Clear and Present Danger

Spencer Stephens, former, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Rick Lane, former Senior Vice President, Government Relations, 21st Century Fox

Tara Swaminatha, Partner, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity, Squire, Patton, Boggs

Ben de Bont, Vice President & CISO, IBM Cloud & IBM Watson

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore

Hemanshu (Hemu) Nigam, CEO, SSP Blue, Moderator

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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

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 10-12, 2017

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 10th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

The Phenomenon of AR Gets Real - Entertainment, Advertising, Education - The Gateway to the Future

Ashley Crowder, CEO, Co-Founder, VNTANA

Jonathan Dotan, Chief Strategy Officer, Otoy

Aaron Luber, Lead, AR/VR Content Partnerships, Google

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, Digitas Studios

Arno Hartholt, Director of Research and Development Integration, USC Institute for Creative Technologie

Ben Stein, General Manager of Studios, 8i

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Power of Influencers: Accelerating Brand Value Across Platforms - From Internet TV - Mobile - Social Networks

Jared Heinke, President of Whalerock Digital

Phil Ranta, Chief Operating Officer, Studio71

Jamie Elden, President, NYLON Media, Chairman of Socialyte

Danyelle McGill, Vice President, Influencer Marketing, 87AM

Maureen Polo, General Manager, Fullscreen

Nick Carreras, VP of Talent and Brand Strategy, Bent Pixels

Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports, Moderator

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Webcast

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the Hollywood of Content to Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

Albhy Galuten, VP of Media Technology Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment

Sundance Feniger, Vice President and General Manager, Boomerang

Jason Friedlander, Product & Technology Evangelist, Verizon Digital Media Services

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Rich Whitman, Founder + CEO, Audience Delivered

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

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Valuing and Financing Entertainment Content: Film/TV, Internet and Virtual Reality - From VC, Private Equity to Corporate Investment

Diane McGrath, Chief Global Strategist, Falcon Media House

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Megan Lisa Jones, Associate, OLDMAN, COOLEY, SALLUS, BIRNBERG, COLEMAN & GOLD, LLP

Ryan Wang, Co-founder and General Partner, Outpost Capital

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Mobile First: The Lifestyle Differentiator - Content, Advertising & Technology

Kimberly Smith, Director of Brand Partnership, Foursquare

Pete Stein, General Manager, Fullscreen

Erick Brownstein, Partner and Chief Strategy Officer, SHAREABILITY

Owen Geddes, Vice President, Market Development, Devicescape

Laura Williams Argilla, Director of Product, Video for Creative Cloud, Adobe

Stephanie Guitierrez, Director, Digital & Social Marketing, Art Machine

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

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12 Noon – 1:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304: Live Webcast

The Augmented Reality Experience: Implementing the Next Generation of AR into Application: From Education to Entertainment and Games

Mike Hildebrandt, VP Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships, DAQRI

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C., former, Chief Legal Officer and VP, Magic Leap

Leon Laroue, Product Manager, New Ventures, AR Eyewear, Epson

Eric Trabold, Chief Business Officer, Avegant

Soulaiman Itani, Founder and CEO, Atheer

Tom Wesselman, Senior Director, Software Group, Plantronics

Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

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

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Andrew Sugerman, Producer, “Conviction,” “Any Day,” “The Divide,” “Prozac Nation,” and Exec. Produced, “Shopgirl”

Hannah Pillemer, SVP, of Development & Production, MarVista

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

Jessica Kantor, General Counsel, New Form Entertainment

Perrin Chiles, CEO/co-founder Adaptive Studios (Exec Pro. Project Greenlight)

Adam Reed, President, Thinkfactory Media

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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

“Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

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

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

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Jennifer Perri, Director of Partnership Development & Multi-platform Strategy, Univision

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

John Holdridge, SVP Social Video, Strategy, Fullscreen

James Creech, Co-Founder and CEO. Paladin Software

Sarah Malkin, Vice President, Programming, New Form

George Ouzounian, aka, MADDOX, YouTube Celebrity

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services, Moderator

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Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Media With Impact: Documentaries, Features, TV, & News Tackle a Culture in Crisis?

Moderators: Kerry Edelstein, President, Research Narrative, Inc. and

Lynn Gutstadt, Managing Partner, LG Communications Consulting

Speakers to be announced

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

“Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

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

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

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

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ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

The Art and Science of Influence: THE ROLE OF NEUROSCIENCE IN UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL VERSUS RATIONAL DECISIONS

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Liz Lundy, Senior Researcher, Netflix

Chris Nicholson, co-founder and CEO, Skymind

Spencer Gerrol, CEO of SPARK Neuro

Curt Doty, President/Founder, CurtDoty.co, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

The Hollywood Masterclass: TV, Film and Video - Packaging - Producing - Bundling - Distributing in a Cross-Platform World

Jim Amos, former, President of Distribution, Sony Pictures and SVP Head of Sales, STX Entertainment

Paul Hanson, CEO, Covert Media

Charlie Tabesh, Senior Vice President of Programming and Production, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Filmstruck, Turner Entertainment

Xavier Savant, founder and creative director, Glassell House

Nancy Nayor, President, Nancy Nayor Casting (former SVP, Casting, Universal Pictures)

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

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The University Project at Digital Hollywood - CSU

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

Innovation Showcase & Networking Presentation