Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

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

Financing Hollywood - Social Media - Advertising

 

Tracks and Themes in Development

I. Virtual and Augmented Reality - Virtual Reality - From Sense of Presence to Full Embodiment and Immersion

II. Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity

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

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

V. The Comedy Festival at Digital Hollywood, Presented by David Zucker and Circa Laughs

VI. The DigiFest - Sponsored by Women in Film, NALIP, HollyShorts

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: Hollywood = Tablets - Phones - TV - PCs

XII. The High School Music Company Project

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

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

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Scott Booth, Chairman & President, Honeycommb

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Liz Stahl, President, In Haus

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, McBeard

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, INSTANT, Time, Inc.

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

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

Jacki Morie, Founder / Chief Scientist, All These Worlds, LLC.
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

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

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The University Project at Digital Hollywood

An Immersive Workshop Experience with Oracle & The CSUEA

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

Mobile Cloud Technology Showcase

Mobile & Bots in the Cloud with Serge Leontiev, Infrastructure Architect, Oracle

Designing Next-Gen Digital Experiences with Francisco Brito, UX UI Mobile Engineering Specialist, Oracle

Cultural and Digital Preservation in the Cloud with Brian Campanotti, Global Director, Digital Media Solutiona, Oracle

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Cable, TV, Film and Broadband - New Content - New Networks - Streams, Platforms, Devices

Jason Henderson, Senior Manager, Contracts, DISH Network

Joe Friend, Vice President, Ad Technology Systems, Fox Broadcasting Company

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

Andrew Schneider, Chief Digital Officer, TENGA Media

JD Tengberg, Principal, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Matthew Seymour, Executive Producer / Business Development Director - VR & AR, Psyop

Joergen Geerds, CEO, Koncept VR

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Cosmo Scharf, co-founder of VRLA and co-founder, Mindshow

Matt Silverman, Head of Integrated Production, Ignition

Chad Woods, Immersive Reality Designer, Team One

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

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

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

JR Yasgur, Vice President, Advanced Media Planning & Management, Universal Music Group (UMG).

Elissa Friedman, Vice President, Production and Development, Covert Media

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

Doug Dezzani, Creative Director for Integrated Marketing, Ignition Creative

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

New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

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

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

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

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The University Project at Digital Hollywood

An Immersive Workshop Experience with Oracle & The CSUEA

4:00 - 5:00 PM, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

Innovation Showcase & Networking Presentation

Deone Zell, Associate Vice President, Academic Technology, Cal State University, Northridge

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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

 

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

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

Speakers to be announced

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Digital Hollywood Spring, May 23-25 2017

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 23rd

Opening Breakfast Event

8:00 AM - 10 AM, Ahmanson Hall, Open to All Attendees

Sponsored by Shareablee

Social Media Monetization

Tania Yuki, CEO and Founder, Shareablee

Speakers to be announced

 

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

Don Daglow, CEO Daglow Entertainment (Games Industry Leader: La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

Dmitry Shapiro, CEO, GoMeta

Anjali Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Client Computing Group, Intel

Catherine Metzner, Creative Team, Niantic, Inc.

Arno Hartholt, Director of Research and Development Integration, Creative Technologies, USC

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,

Danyelle McGill, Vice President, Influencer Marketing, 87AM

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

Lena Lotsey, Director of Social Media, Ignition

Nick Childs, Chief Creative Officer NA, Society (IPG Mediabrands)

Arleta Fowler, Agent, Digital Talent and Packaging group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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

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

Scott O’Neill, SVP of North America, MPP Global

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

J​ason Friedlander, Product & Technology Evangelist, Verizon Digital Media Services

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

Rich Whitman, Founder + CEO, Audience Delivered

Bruce Tuchman, former, President of AMC Global and Sundance Channel Global

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, Managing Director Media and Technology, Streicher, J Streicher Capital

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Keyvan Peymani, Partner, Touchdown Ventures

Gregory Milken, co-founder, March Capital Partners

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

From Demographics to Storygraphics: Applying AI for Advanced Audience Intelligence

Robin Boytos, Director, Analytics, Ayzenberg Group

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

Molly Lavik, Creator, #AIShowBiz

Yves Bergquist, Data Scientist, CEO, Novamente and Director, “Data & Analytics" Project, USC’s Entertainment Technology Center, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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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

Timothy Dodd, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Technicolor

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

Mike Hildebrandt, VP Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships, DAQRI

Eric Mizufuka, Manager New Ventures AR eyewear, Epson America Inc.

Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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Session II: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Vinay Singh, Partner, Archer Gray (producers of indie movies - 20th Century Comen, Mr. Holmes etc.

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

Robert (Leo) Rodgers, MBA, Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group

Hannah Pillemer, SVP, of Development & Production, MarVista

Marshall Lewy, Partner, Adaptive Studios

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, 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

Josh Kreitzman, Senior Vice President of Publishing and Programming, Jukin Media

Reena Liebling, VP, Partner Strategy, Kin Community

James Creech, CEO, Paladin Software

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

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Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Culture in Crisis: Docs, Nightly TV, Comedy, Drama, Social Media - Content in a 24/7 World

Ashley Hasz, Sr. Director Film & Integrated Marketing, Participant Media

Ted Richane, Director of Engagement and Impact, Vulcan Productions

Dylan Byers, Senior Media Reporter for CNN Media and CNN Politics

Nicole Carrico, VP Content Collaborations, Upworthy

Carter Covington, Creator and Executive Producer, Faking It, MTV

Jeff Melvoin, Executive Producer, Designated Survivor, ABC TV

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

Lynn Gutstadt, Managing Partner, LG Communications Consulting

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1:00 PM - 2:00, Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

New Track: “Hollywood & Space: Honoring the Greatest in Creativity”

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

Kath Lingenfelter, Co-Executive Producer, WESTWORLD

Jason Brown, Executive Producer, THE EXPANSE

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

Speakers to be announced

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ThinkTank - Workshop

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

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Tom Kelly, VP of US Sales, AOL Platforms

Lucas Krump, Director, Demand Partnerships, Brightroll, Yahoo

Jeff Hochberg, Vice President, Data Activation, ShareThis, Moderator

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The University Project at Digital Hollywood

An Immersive Workshop Experience with Oracle & The CSUEA

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

Skills for the New California Digital Economy

Dr. Dina Ibrahim, Director, The California State University Entertainment Industry Initiative

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1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

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

Steven Haft, Producer Dead Poets Society/MADtv, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Craig Ross Jr., Director (NCIS, Bones, Blue Hill Ave):

Adam Leipzig, CEO, Entertainment Media Partners, (Supervising Executive, Penguins, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Dead Poets Society)

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

Speakers to be announced

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The University Project at Digital Hollywood

An Immersive Workshop Experience with Oracle & The CSUEA

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM, Guerin C, Herscher Hall

Shrinking the Skills Gap in Mobile & VR Education

Angela Haddad, Creative Director & VR Producer, OneThirdBlue

Chris Hewish, EVP Games & Interactive, Skydance Media

Dakota Ortiz, Events & Strategic Partnerships Manager, Bixel Exchange

Richard Marks, Research Fellow & Head of Sony PlayStation Magic Lab, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Stephen Ip, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, ADVR

Anna Marie Piersimoni, Instructor, Digital Media, CSU Northridge, Moderator

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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 Pullliam, CMO, Speaker and Co-Founder of Specular Theory

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Jenni Ogden, President & Executive Producer, Eye Q Productions, LLC

Allison Huynh, Founder and CEO, MyDream Interactive

Kymber Lim, CCO + Head of Studio, Holor

Rachel Skidmore, ‎Director of Media Development, ‎Skybound Entertainment

Louisa Spring, Founder, Spring Alliance, Moderator

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

OTT Programming: The Multiscreen Video Experience

William H Masterson III, Co-Founder at Believe Entertainment Group

Sarah Malkin, Vice President, Programming, New Form

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

Steven Brown, President, SMB Consulting

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

George Woolley, Head of Originals, Portal A

David Tochterman, CEO, Canvas Media Studios

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

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