The Immersive VR & AR Experience

The Virtual and Augmented Reality Experience

Movies - TV - Mobile - Games - Sports - Advertising

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Movies, IMAX, The MultiPlex & Venues to Advertising, Music & Sports

Phones - Tablets - TV - Screens - Tables - Video Paper

Eye - Touch - Tap - Vibrate - Voice - Motion - Sensation

 

Next Event - Digital Hollywood Spring, 2016

Winners & Nominees for the "Best of in VR-AR-Immersive"

A Major Event at Digital Hollywood

Digital Hollywood Presents
Virtual & Augmented

Reality Summit

Special Events:

Monday, October 19th - Salon II, (Seating Limited)

The Welcome Dinner - Hollywood & Immersive Entertainment

From Film, IMAX and 3D to Virtual Reality - From Theaters to Mobile Platforms

Dinner Speakers and Honorees:

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Chris Defaria, President Animation, Digital Production & Visual Effects, Warner Bros.

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Robert Neuman, Studio Department Leader, Stereo, Walt Disney Animation

Ethan Stearns, Studio VR Leader, Legendary Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Tuesday, October 20th

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual Reality Entertainment Festival at Digital Hollywood

Winners & Nominees for the "Best of in VR-AR-Immersive"

co-sponsored by TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

On the Dais - Evening VIP Commentators Include:

Grant Anderson, Head of Studio. JauntVR

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

Amir Rubin, founder & CEO, Sixense

Nathan Burba, co-founder & CEO, Survios

Neville Spiteri, co-founder and CEO, WEVR

Peter Levin, President Lionsgate Interactive Ventures & Games

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada Studios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Honoring the Best in VR, AR and Immersive

Winners & Nominees for the "Best of in VR-AR-Immersive"

1. Best in VR Storytelling - The Narrative Experience

2. Best in VR Gaming – Entertainment Experience – VR-AR-Immersive

3. Best in Storytelling in Advertising - VR-AR-Immersive

4. Best in Live VR Broadcast – News, Sports, Music, Special Event

5. Best in Technology Innovation – VR - AR - Holography – Interactive

6. Best in User Interface - Navigating the Experience - AR-VR-Immersive

7. Best in Music Experience – VR – Music Video – 180 Video

8. Best in Kids Entertainment Experience – VR-AR-Game-IoT

9. Best in Animation - in VR-AR-Immersive-Out of Home

10. Best in Total Immersive - From Theme Park to Domes

11. Best in VR-AR Retail Advertisement – Branded Entertainment

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Salon I

Special VIP Dinner (Seating Limited):

The Interface: An Object of Beauty: The Doorway to Everything

Moderator: Philip Lelyveld, VR/AR Program Manager, USC Entertainment Technology Center

John Underkoffler, CEO & Chief Scientist, Oblong Industries (Designer, Computer interfaces for Steven Spielberg's Minority Report

Richard Marks, Director, PlayStation Magic Labs, Sony Playstation

Philip Rosedale, CEO, High Fidelity (founder, Linden Lab)

Jack J. McCauley, Founder & President, McCauley Labs (Co-Founder and Chief Engineer,Oculus VR)

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, October 21st

The Immersive Breakfast Roundtable

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Marina Vista - Webcast from this Room

Innovation from the North: A Look at VR, AR, and Immersive Entertainment in Canada

Ana Serrano, Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Sean Ramsay, Founder, Bubl Technology

Roy Taylor, Corporate Vice President and Head of Alliances, AMD

J. Lee, co-founder, 1188 Films
Moderator: Nick DeMartino, Chair, IDEABOOST Accelerator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, October 21st

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual & Augmented Reality Keynote Event

An AR-VR-Hollywood Mindmeld –

Creative Artists Meet Technology Visionaries

Lucas Foster, co-founder, Headcase VR

Daniel Gregoire, co-founder, MATTERvr

Jack Pan, President of Motion Picture Marketing, STX Entertainment

Dipak Patel, Co-founder and Investor, Zeality

Jon Molod, Vice President, Product Ideation, DIRECTV, Now part of the AT&T Family

Lucas Wilson, VR Producer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Closing Keynote Roundtable

Thursday, October 22nd

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

Future of VR Plus AR

Dr. David Levitt, co-founder and CEO, Pantomime Corporation

Aaron Koblin, Co-founder and CTO, Vrse

Adam Geoghegan, Managing Director and Founder, Immersia Virtual Reality

Sivan Iram, General Manager, River Studios

Tim Gedemer, Owner, Supervising Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Source Sound

David Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Complete Agenda

Monday, October 19th

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM - The Workshop

Track IV: The Plaza Room

Financing Virtual and Augmented Reality: CONTENT BUSINESS MODELING - An Overview of Current Monetization Models

Jordan Yospe, Of Counsel, Eisner Jaffe

Miles Feldman, Co-Managing Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Sunny Midha, Greycroft Partners & Amplify.LA

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc. Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM

The Welcome Dinner, Salon II (Seating Limited)

Hollywood & Immersive Entertainment: From IMAX to VR & AR

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Chris Defaria, President Animation, Digital Production & Visual Effects, Warner Bros.

Corey Turner, Senior Vice President, Post Production, Paramount Pictures

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Tuesday, October 20th

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

AR – VR and the Human Brain: The Impact of Neuromarketing on the Real-Time Design of Immersive Entertainment and Advertising Productions

Garry Hare, PhD. Director of the Media Psychology Graduate Program, Fielding Graduate University (Moderator)

Christophe Morin, PhD, CEO of Sales Brain and Faculty, Fielding Graduate University

Jeffrey Ventrella, Artificial Life and Virtual Worlds Innovator, Wiglets

Paul Zak PhD., CEO of ZESTxLabs and Director, Center, Neuroeconomic Studies, Claremont Graduate University

Brian Selzer, Vice President, Business and Product, Development, DAQRI

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Salon I

The VR-AR ThinkTank: Top Executives From Leading Technology and Entertainment Companies Access the Current Expansion and Likely Evolution of the Industry

Katie Kulik, Global SVP Sales and Marketing, CBS Interactive

Myles McGovern, President, IM360

Dr. David Levitt, co-founder and CEO, Pantomime Corporation

Daryl Sartain, Director of Virtual Reality, AMD

Anthony Batt, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, WEVR

Moderator - Robert Nashak, COO, Survios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track III: Salon III

Future of Film - Studio & Indie, Global Content Business, The Changing face of the Film Industry from Imax and Alternative Content to VR and other Immersive Experiences

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

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

Chris Edwards, CEO, The Third Floor

Kyle Villella, Senior Director of Distribution, Fathom Events

Gene Munster, Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst, Piper Jaffray

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Poolside Tent II

VR for Everyone: Mobile VR and AR – Compelling Experience - Opening the Doorway to the Consumer

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Joel Susal, Director, VR/AR, Dolby Labs

Scott Broock, VP of Content, Jaunt

Daniel Surya, Group CEO of WIR, Co-Founder & Chairman of AR&Co

Moderator, Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Salon I

The VR-AR Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Advertising - A Redefinition of the Industry

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Thomas Jorian, Innovation & Strategy, Havas Media, N.A

Micah Brown, Senior Product Manager, Premier Digital Properties, NBC (VR for SNL)

Mike Rubenstein, VP, Broadcast Production, Integrated Operations, Hill Holliday

Jeffrey Greller, Agent, Virtual Reality & Digital Media, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME)

Jay Williams, CEO/Chief Content Officer/Exec Producer, Legion of Creatives

Kurt Knutsson, CyberGuy, Author, Investor, Broadcaster, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Poolside Tent II

VR and Live Events - News, Sports & Music

Guido Voltolina, Head of Presence Capture, Nokia

Ted Kenney, Director, Field and Technical Operations, Fox Sports

Nonny de la Peña, CEO Emblematic Group and Annenberg Fellow, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Niko Chauls, Director Applied Technology, Gannett Digital, USA Today

Brad Spahr, Vice President, Product Development, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment

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

David S. Cohen, Senior Editor, Features, Variety , Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

The Contours and Technology of VR-AR-Immersive: It Feels Like Magic - Doorway to New Environments

Jeff Nicholas, Co-Founder and President, The Uprising Creative (Videos for Beats By Dr. Dre, Bud Light Platinum,  Justin Timberlake, Rihanna and Shakira

David Rosenbaum, Director, Creative Director, JauntVR, Director, Humble, The Recruit, VR

Peter Oberdorfer, ‎President, Tactic

Andrew Brown, Director of Strategy, Holovis

Jay Harwood, VFX & CG Supervisor, Firstborn (VR for Patrón and Mountain Dew)

Moderator - Jim Stewartson, Founder and CEO, RIDES.tv

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Salon I

Killer Apps for VR Gaming and Beyond--Where Entertainment, Technology and Immersion Meet

Bryan Rowles, Partner/Executive Creative Director, 72andSunny (VR for The Avengers: Age of Ultron & Ad Agency for Call of Duty)

Richard Marks, Director, PlayStation Magic Labs, Sony Playstation

Amir Rubin, founder & CEO, Sixense

Kevin Bachus, SVP, Entertainment and Game Strategy, Dave & Buster's, Xbox co-creator

Pete Moss, VR Dude and Lead Engineer, Creative Content Studio, Unity Technologies
Moderator - Jason Jerald, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Principal Consultant, NextGen Interactions

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

Advertising and Brands in AR-VR – from Experiential and Mobile to Retail

Miles Perkins, Vice President, Marketing Communications, JauntVR

Guy Primus, co-founder + CEO, The VR Company

Greg Roberts, CEO, dSky

Gary Koepke, Chief Creative Officer, North America, SapientNitro

Bertrand “Bruce” Wooden, Developer & Community Relations, AltspaceVR (Co-Chair SVVR)

Cynthia Lieberman, Principal, Lieberman Communications

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Salon III

Immersive Entertainment in the Out of Home Market - VR-AR, 360 Video and More

Tony Christopher, CEO/President and Founder, Landmark Entertainment Group

Ken Bretschneider, co-founder and CEO, The VOID

Brent Young, Principal and Creative Director, Super 78

Mats Johansson, President and CEO, EON REALITY

Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus

Kevin Williams, Consultant and writer, KWP, Moderator (former Imagineer)

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

The Power of VR-AR: A New Language of Artistry - A Unique Moment of Commercial Possibility and Marketplace

Jarrell Pair, Sr. Manager, Digital Ideation, Digital Entertainment Product Group, DLab, DIRECTV

Rich Flier, Managing Director of Business Development for Digital Domain Holdings Limited

Michael T. Jones, President and CEO, Wearality

Cameron Curtis, Director of Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures

Christine Cattano, Executive Producer, VR Studio, Framestore

Tom Saachi, co-founder, UNIT9

Moderator - Shawn Gold, Advisor, Wattpad.com

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Open to All Attendees

End-of Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual Reality Entertainment Festival at Digital Hollywood

Honoring the Best in VR & AR and Immersive - Film, TV, Games, Mobile & Technology

co-sponsored by TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

On the Dais - Evening VIP Commentators Include:

Grant Anderson, Head of Studio. JauntVR

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

Amir Rubin, founder & CEO, Sixense

Nathan Burba, co-founder & CEO, Survios

Neville Spiteri, co-founder and CEO, WEVR

Peter Levin, President Lionsgate Interactive Ventures & Games

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada Studios

Nominations for the "Best of in VR-AR-Immersive Entertainment"

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Salon I

Special VIP Dinner (Seating Limited)

The Interface: An Object of Beauty: The Doorway to Everything

Moderator: Philip Lelyveld, VR/AR Program Manager, USC Entertainment Technology Center

John Underkoffler, CEO & Chief Scientist, Oblong Industries (Designer, Computer interfaces for Steven Spielberg's Minority Report

Richard Marks, Director, PlayStation Magic Labs, Sony Playstation

Philip Rosedale, CEO, High Fidelity (founder, Linden Lab)

Jack J. McCauley, Founder & President, McCauley Labs (Co-Founder and Chief Engineer,Oculus VR)

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 21st

The Immersive Breakfast Roundtable

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Marina Vista - Webcast from this Room

Innovation from the North: A Look at VR, AR, and Immersive Entertainment in Canada

Ana Serrano, Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Sean Ramsay, Founder, Bubl Technology

Roy Taylor, Corporate Vice President and Head of Alliances, AMD

J. Lee, co-founder, 1188 Films
Moderator: Nick DeMartino, Chair, IDEABOOST Accelerator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session I: Salon I

Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sim Blaustein, Partner, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Richard Yen, Managing Director, Private Equity, Saban Capital Group

Sunny Dhillon, Principal, Signia Venture Partners

Alex Rosenfeld, Founder & CEO, Vrideo

Ankur Prakash, Vice President, Liberty Global Ventures

Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

Navigating and Transporting in a VR-AR-Immersive Universe: Pathways of the Imagination

Moderator, Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Kuangwei Hwang, Founder & CTO, Vrideo

Vincent John Vincent, CEO, Co-founder, GestureTek Systems

Andrew Beall, co-founder, WorldViz

Jill DaSilva, Head of UX Strategy and Co-Founder, Digital Karma

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Session I: Marina Vista Room

VR-AR Production on the Edge - The Amazing Journey of Imagination, Gear and Innovation

Moderator - Marty Perlmutter, Early VR/3D Technology Leader

Andrew Shulkind, co-founder & Director of Photography, HeadcaseVR

Lucas Wilson, VR Producer

David Stern, founder and President, Create Advertising Group (VR for The Walk)

Kevin Althans, Director, DP, and VFX Supervisor, Reel FX

Stephen Fromkin, Head of Production, 360Heros

Alex Barder, Co-Managing Partner, Beast Media Group

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session II: Salon I

Multi-Level Entertainment Experiences - Transmedia - Video - Games - Books - 3D Web - Audio Environments

Moderator: Behnam Karbassi, Founder - President - CEO, No Mimes Media

Jay Bushman, Emmy winner, Writer of Terminator Genisys: The YouTube Chronicles and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Hal Hefner, Creative Strategist, Ridley Scott’s  3AM, “The Martian,” Consultant to Endgame universe

Joe LeFavi, Creative Director, Psyop (from Happiness Factory of Coca Cola to the PR machine of Clash of Clans)

James Waugh, Director of Story Development, Blizzard Entertainment

Tre Azam, founder and CEO, MyndPlay

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session III: Ballroom Terrace

The Total Immersive Entertainment Experience –  Theme Parks to Live Theater Environments to Domes

Ed Lantz, President and CEO, Vortex Immersion Media; Immersive Spectaculars for Nike, NBC, Turner, Xbox, MTV

Jenni Ogden, Producer EyeQ Productions

Eric Hanson, VFX Producer/Director, X Rez Studios - “I Wei Wei” 360, VFX "The Day After Tomorrow”, “Cast Away”, “Mission to Mars”

Dina Benadon, CEO, Super78 Studios, Spongebob 4D: DreamWorks’ Donkey Live! & Madagascar: A Crate Adventure

Stacy Burstin, President, Eevolver Inc, VFX, Fulldome; VFX Life of Pi, Night at the Museum, Happy Feet, Snow White and the Huntsman

Moderator - Kate McCallum, Producer, PGA: Producers Guild of America, National Board Member & New Media Council Delegate

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session I: Marina Vista Room

VR Game Creation – The Deep Dive – Immersing in a Virtual Experience – Thinking and Breathing in a Cyber Universe

James Iliff, CCO & Co-Founder, Survios

James Chung, CEO & Co-Founder, Reload Studios

Michael Murdock, Creative Director & Co-Founder, Otherworld Interactive

Emmanuel Marquez, CTO, Starbreeze Studios

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Salon I

Mobile Social AR and VR – Social Media Meets Augmented and Virtual Reality – The Facebook – Google - Global Interface

Brett Durrett, Chief Executive Officer, IMVU

Mark Schoennagel, 3D Evangelist, Unity

Michael Zyda, Director, USC GamePipe Laboratory

Matt Johnson, EVP of Innovation, Bottle Rocket & GM of Thruster

Tom Impallomeni, CEO, Virtually Live

David Bloom, Digital content production and partnerships, Deadline.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session III: Ballroom Terrace

The Immersive World of Kids – A Wonderland of VR-AR-Immersive - Games, Toys, Rides and Apps

Mason Williams, Senior Manager, Mattel Digital Play Production, Mattel, Inc.

Sherry Gunther Shugerman, CEO, Popstar Club, Inc. / The Beatrix Girls (Emmy Winnier, The Simpsons)

Tony Christopher, CEO/President and Founder, Landmark Entertainment Group

Lynn Rogoff, founder, AMERIKIDS USA

Elsie Mullers, Director of International Business Development and Partnerships, WIR Group

Moderator, Adam Berns, COO and Co-Founder, Brainrush, Inc.

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – To the Next Level

Session I: Marina Vista Room

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  What Will Emerge?  An Investment in Time and Space

Randal Kleiser, Noted Hollywood Director and VR consultant to the U.S. Army

Ed Lantz, CEO, Vortex Immersive Media

Don Brittain, President and CEO, Instant Effects and principal architect for Autodesk’s 3DSMax

Brian Seth Hurst, Chief StoryTeller and Co-Founder StoryTech, Managing Partner, StoryTech™

Matt Liszt, VP of Marketing at MasterImage 3D, Inc., member, Board of Directors, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society

Amir Rubin, CEO Sixense, Inc

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

Immersive Cinema in Out of Home:  From Theme Parks to Movie Theaters and Amusement Parks

Matthew Gratzner, Co-Founder / Creative Director, New Deal Studios

Dan Jamele, Vice President/CTO, MediaMation

Chris Ratner. Founder, reelXperience Entertainment, LLC

Sang Cho, Chief Content Officer, CJ 4DPLEX America

Kevin Williams, Consultant and writer, KWP, Moderator (former Imagineer)

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session III: Poolside Tent I

VR-AR - Dynamic Innovation in Technology and User Experience - Designing and Producing the Next Generation in Entertainment and Advertising Experience

Richard Cummings, President, Two Goats (Immersive for Absolut, Diageo, SAP, Foot Locker, Playstation, MTV)

Jake Lee-High, CEO/Creative Director, Future Colossal (Immersive for BMW, Showtime, Jay Z, Disney, and Citi Bank )

Anush Elangovan, CEO, Nod Labs

Nancy Bennett, Chief Content Officer and Head of VR, Two Bit Circus

Dustin Callif, Managing Partner, Tool of North America

Chris Ellis, Director of Themed Entertainment / Senior Creative Director, RGH

Patrick Aluise, VP, Head of Media and Entertainment Partnerships, Blippar, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session I: Ballroom Terrace

Innovating in VR-AR-Immersive Production - Putting the Vision into Action - Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, Google Cardboard & and others

Jason Yim, President and Executive Creative Director, Trigger

Rick Rey, CEO & Co-founder, Surreal

Mike Rozycki, Creative Technologist, Team One (VR for Lexus)

Mike Drachkovitch, CEO and founder, Ovrture (Lockup on MSNBC)

Jason Merkoski, Co-Founder, BeForeverMe, Early inventor, the Kindle

Mark Ladd, CEO and Founder, LyteShot

Moderator - Andy Goldstein, Executive Producer, Otherworld Interactive

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Marina Vista

Creating the VR Music Video Experience: The Creators Discuss the New Art Form: Artists - Director - Producer

Brandon Zamel, ‎Founder, CEO, Springbok Entertainment, Moderator

Matthew Gratzner, Co-Founder / Creative Director, New Deal Studios

Matthew DeMartini, Musician, Songwriter, and VR Pioneer “Galvanized Souls”

Chris Traylor, Musician, Songwriter, and VR Pioneer “Galvanized Souls”

Andrew McGovern, Vice President of Media & Entertainment, IM360

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Poolside Reception at the Ritz

 

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual & Augmented Reality Keynote Event

An AR-VR-Hollywood Mindmeld –

Creative Artists Meet Technology Visionaries

Lucas Foster, co-founder, Headcase VR

Daniel Gregoire, co-founder, MATTERvr

Jack Pan, President of Motion Picture Marketing, STX Entertainment

Dipak Patel, Co-founder and Investor, Zeality

Jon Molod, Vice President, Product Ideation, DIRECTV, Now part of the AT&T Family

Lucas Wilson, VR Producer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Thursday, October 22nd

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Marina Vista Room, Webcast

Morning Virtual Reality Keynote

Speakers to be announced

 

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM, Marina Vista Room

VR and AR – In Gaming and Beyond

Patrick Walker, Vice President of Insights & Analytics, EEDAR

Matthew Cook, Managing Partner and Director of Business Development, Greenlight Insights (GLI)

Burnes Hollyman, Founder, Board Member and Development Director, Ghost Machine Studios

Russell Naftal, Co-Managing Partner, Beast Media

Emmanuel Marquez, CTO, Starbreeze Studios

Jason Wonacott, CEO, Wonacott Communications LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating Movies, Games & Other Experiential Programming

Celine Tricart, founder Lucid Dreams Productions and co-director, "Marriage Equality" VR film for Nokia and 3ality Technica

Jenny Carden (Zenka), Independent Artist and Futurist

Stephanie Riggs, CEO and Founder, Azimyth Creation Studios

Shane Pase, Chief Technology Officer, The Lotte Project

St. John Colon, Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California

Moderator - Anna Marie Piersimoni, Instructor, Department of Cinema and Television Arts, California State University, Northridge

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Keynote Roundtable

Future of VR Plus AR

Dr. David Levitt, co-founder and CEO, Pantomime Corporation

Aaron Koblin, Co-founder and CTO, Vrse

Adam Geoghegan, Managing Director and Founder, Immersia Virtual Reality

Sivan Iram, General Manager, River Studios

Tim Gedemer, Owner, Supervising Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Source Sound

David Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

New Tracks and Themes in Development

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

II. Immersive Entertainment – From Movie Theaters to Interactive Surfaces

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

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

V. The Women's Summit & Festival - Content - Discussion - Recognition

VI. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VII. Hollywood Advertising - Brands - Agencies - Networks

VIII. Big Hollywood - Networks - Studios  - Technologies

IX. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Hollywood = Mobile - TV - PCs

X. Portada's Multicultural Influencer's Forum

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