Special Events at Digital Hollywood

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

Financing Hollywood - Social Media - Advertising

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

 

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

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Archive of May, 2016 - Digital Hollywood Spring

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

Working in the Industry: An In-Depth Discussion with Executives and Creatives from TV, Film and Technology

Simone Nelson, Managing Director, The CSU Entertainment Alliance, Moderator

David Viviano, Chief Economist, SAG-AFTRA

Lucia Brawley, Executive Producer, The World Cup of Hip Hop & Co-Founder, Amp.It

Shannon Flynn, Television Director, Awesomeness TV, Nickelodeon & Disney

Eric Siegel, Writer/Producer/Actor

Kristin Burke, Warner Brothers Emerging Film Directors Fellow

J. Todd Harris, founder, Branded Pictures Entertainment (Producer, The Kids Are All Right, Bottle Shock, Jeepers Creepers and Piranha 3D)

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

In the Creative Zone: Film & TV to Virtual Reality and Advertising

Daniel Tibbets, CEO, EL Rey Networks

Mark Deetjen, Senior Vice President, Programming & Operations, FremantleMedia North America

Jim Cannella, Executive Producer, The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs)

John P. Roberts, Chief Content Officer, Pure Imagination Studios

Allison Dollar, CEO, Interactive Television Alliance

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., CEO and President, Legacy Interactive and Legacy Games

Lori Kozlowski, Virtual Reality Producer, Project Empathy

Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR & Entertainment, Inc. Moderator

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

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast from this Room

The VR-AR-Immersive - Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Brand Vision

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Chris Hewish, Executive Vice President, Interactive, Skydance

Peter Martin, founder & CEO, V.A.L.I.S Studios

Patrick Meegan, Creative Director, Jaunt Studios

David Levitt, CEO and President, WovenAR

Jeff Nicholas, Director of VR Creative + Production, Live Nation Studios

Kymber Lim, CCO + Head of Studio, Holor

Carolyn Giardina, Tech Editor, The Hollywood Reporter, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV, Mobile & Internet to Social Media and Virtual Reality

Alex da Kid, founder and CEO, KIDinaKORNER (Written/Produced Rihanna, Eminem, Dr. Dre)

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Evan Sroka, Corporate Finance Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Mark Wolf, Producer and CEO, Change The World Productions

Russ Axelrod, Co-Founder, Pitchmen

Adrian Sexton, CEO, TiTAN Platform, Moderator

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Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

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

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Jaime Burke, co-founder and President, Lifeboat Productions

Laverne McKinnon, Executive Producer, Netflix comedy series, Girlboss Studios USA

Tineka Becker, Independent Casting Director

Katrina Wolfe, President of Production, AG Studios

Sophia Dilley, Vice President of Production and Development, Route One (Tallulah, Colossal, Landline)

Rachel Feldman, Director/Writer - Film/TV/Digital. FAIR FIGHT, KINKS

Katrina Frolov, Senior Manager of Programming, Comcast’s Watchable

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator

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

Session I: The Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

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

Tanna Frederick, Producer/actor, Defrost (VR Narrative Film)

Jen Dennis, Head of VR, RSA Films

Peter Oberdorfer, President, Tactic

Jubin Dave, Corporate Strategy, Blackthorn Media

W. Joe DeMiero, Digital Management Director, Team One and President, TiltShift

Cathy Twigg, Co-Founder/Chief Content and Production Officer, The Rogue Initiative

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

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

VR-AR Everywhere! - Planes, Theaters, Hotels, Arcade & Theme Parks

Simone Nelson, Managing Director, The CSU Entertainment Alliance, Moderator

Jim Preston, Executive Producer, Nomadic VR

Robin Alter, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Ultrahaptics

Speakers to be announced

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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

Entertainment and Cannabis: Who, What, Where, Why and How Much?

Caroline Rustigian Bruderer, Founder, K-Line Productions

Susan Soares, Founder, JUSTCare, Green Oasis

Michel Shane, Managing Partner, The Handpicked Company

Shanan Sabin, Partner, Sales & Marketing, Right Side Consulting Group

Dean Arbit, Founder, TruMedia

Joshua Otten, Co-Founder, PRØHBTD Media

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6:00 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Membership Meeting

 

Evening Event

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Additional Ticket Required

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

A Celebration - The Unlimited Imagination

VR/AR - Film/TV - Space Architecture

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff, Shuttle Missions STS-124, STS-126, STS-134, and Space Station Expeditions 17/18

Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Film/TV, Writers, SciFi Novels and Non-Fiction Best Sellers – Star Trek Enterprise, Race to Mars, Authors, Icefire, Star Trek Books, Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA’s Mars Missions, Past, Present, and Future

Alex McDowell RDI, Professor, USC, Director, World Building Media Lab (Production Designer of Feature Films, Minority Report, Upside Down, Man of Steel, Fight Club)

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 10-12, 2017

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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Wednesday, October 11th

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Breakfast Session

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

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Moving into the Next Wave

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research, Wedbush Securities

Gene Munster, Managing Partner, Loup Ventures, previously managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group, Founder E! Entertainment

Justin Liu, Lead Engagement Manager, Media + Gaming, Akamai Technologies

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

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9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Webcasting Live

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Neil Ishibashi, Director of Design Development, Fandango

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Tom Ryan, CEO, Pluto TV

Steve Wong, Director of Business Development, Media & Entertainment Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Moderator

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

Crowdfunding, Start-ups & Angels: The Financing the Entertainment and Technology Industries

Dimitry Lensky, Associate, Greenberg, Whitcombe, Takeuchi, Gibson & Grayver,  LLP

Mark Landay, Managing Director, Dynamic Synergy Corporation

Kumar Arora, Serial Entrepreneur & Professional Daydreamer. Investor on CNBC's "Cleveland Hustles"

Amy Wan, Esq., Founder & CEO Bootstrap Legal

Adam Marsh, Entertainment/Media/Sports, Huntington Technology Finance

Gene Massey, Chairman/CEO, MediaShares.com, Moderator

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9:45 AM – 11:00 AM – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

Immersive Media and the Social Entrepreneur

Linda Durnell, Adjunct Faculty, Media Psychology Graduate Program Fielding Graduate University (Advocacy Media and VR: A Different Approach to Behavioral Change)

Garry Hare PhD. Faculty, Media Psychology Doctoral Program, Fielding Graduate University (The Emotional Impact of Real Time Information)

Jimmy Giliberti, Director of Sales and Business Development, WorldViz

Josephine Munis, CMO, Candy Lab AR (Location-based Augmented Reality)

Lori Kozlowski, Producer + Editorial Director, Project Empathy (Project Empathy - a VR series about the U.S. prison system)

Jerri Lynn Hogg PhD. Director, Media Psychology Graduate Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

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

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

VR/AR ThinkTank – Analyzing the Company Strategies – Google - Microsoft – Facebook - Samsung – Intel – Apple - Sony

Dylan Gale, Investment Director, Comcast Ventures

Richard Lucquet, Director, Business Development, Technology Partnerships, Verizon

Jim Preston, Executive Producer, Nomadic VR

Jay Samit, Independent Vice Chairman, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Sivan Iram, VP of Business Development, Lumus Ltd.

Shannon Norrell, Office of the CTO / VR Evangelist, HP

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, Moderator

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Branded Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity

Anathea Ruys, Managing Director, Carat LA

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

Will Park, Director, Brand Integrations, BEN (Branded Entertainment Network)

Darnell Brisco, Vice President, Accounts, Fullscreen

Josh Brooks, SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing, Jam City

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent - ‎WhoSay Inc.

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Amanda Bradford, Founder and CEO, The League

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Valerie Alexander, author, How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having “Female Brains")

Casey Cowan, Communications Director, Sudara, Inc.

Claudia Rosa, Managing Director, Idea Farmer

Tess Cacciatore, CEO, Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN), Moderator

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Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 202

Investment & Funding of Film, Indie Film and TV: from Theatrical Features to Cable Networks, Netflix and Amazon

Meyer Shwarzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

Kevin Kasha, Co Founder, Three Bridges Entertainment, former, Head of Acquisition, Starz and New Line Cinema

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc., Moderator

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

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

Apple AR and Google AR Change Everything: AR Transforms the Immersive Space

Mike Goslin, Vice President, Advanced Development, Disney

Michael Levine, CEO, Happy Giant

Ben Taft, Co-Founder and CEO, Mira Labs

Charlie Fink, Contributor, Forbes, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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Session II Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

VR/AR as Change Agent: Social, News, Documentary and Political Media

Kate Wurzbacher, VR Pioneer, Here Be Dragons

Cassandra Herrman, Producer / Director - ‎Emblematic Group, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, PBS, MSNBC, and Al Jazeera

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Carole Chainon, co-founder & COO, JYC

Laura Hertzfeld, Director, Journalism 360, Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Hollywood, Internet and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence - from Apps, Snapchat & Facebook to OTT Networks

Alan Cannistraro, CEO, Rheo (former Apps exec, Facebook, Apple)

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Will Lee, Group Digital Director, Sports and Entertainment, Time Inc.

JR Griffin, Vice President, Digital Marketing & Business Development, FremantleMedia North America

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Mike Cruz, ‎Director of Digital Programming, Skybound Entertainment

Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC., Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The China - Entertainment Industry Roundtable: A Discussion with China Experts - Investment, Joint Ventures, and Productions in Film - TV - Technology

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Fan Wang, Director, Producer and scholar with Sarft

Lora Y. Chen, CEO, China Media Consulting, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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

Women & Original Content: From Internet Video and Advertising to TV, Games and Film

Audrey Povar, Development Producer, Digital Media Management, WhoHaha (co-owned by Elizabeth Banks)

Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Katharina Baron Kowalewski, Founder & Owner, Netwok KO

Sally Jones, Digital Editorial Director, Trusted Media Brands, Inc.

Marlene Sharp, Producer, TV Series, Sonic, Sega of America

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, “Squaresville"

Ellie Shoja, Head of Production, Embold Media, LLC.

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Future of Film - From Cinema and Immersive Entertainment to VR/AR and Theme Parks - The Franchise Expands!

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation, Inc.

Craig Dehmel, EVP, Head of Global Distribution, IMAX Entertainment

Gene Munster, Managing Partner, Loup Ventures, previously managing director and senior research analyst, Piper Jaffray

Bob Lenihan, president US programming, AMC

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Matthew Bakal, co-founder + Chairman, Atom Tickets

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

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Session II: - Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

VR/AR: The Creators - Transforming Entertainment, Media & Advertising – TV, Movies, News, Sports & Music

Dane Smith, Head of Business Development, The Third Floor

Scott Francis, Chief Technology Officer, THX

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

Adam Myhill, Head of Cinematics, Unity Technologies

Christopher Bellaci, Head of Business Development, Proof, Inc.

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Independent Digital Director

Moderator, Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

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A Digital Hollywood Special Event

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

Establishing a National VR Design Competition

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff Presents:

SpaceCRAFT: The VR Collaborative Space System and Mission Design Project - To Engage with a Future in Space

Bringing together Partners from:

1) Universities, 2) Technology Companies, 3) Government Agencies, 4) Mentors

Vera Mulyani, Founder & CEO, Mars City Design

Moderator - Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships: Message, Technology, Media, Entertainment & Advertising

Beau Avril, Global Head of Product Commercialization, Google

Tara DeVeaux, Chief Marketing Officer, BBDO New York

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Rick Eiserman, North American CEO, Engine Group & CEO, Trailer Park

John Rubey, former President, AEG Network Live, former CEO, Fathom Events

Janett Kennedy Haas, SVP Brand Solutions & Strategic Partnerships, Forbes Media

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles, Moderator

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

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - TV, Internet and Mobile

Scott Barton, Senior Vice President, Branded Digital Content and Products, Starz

Rick Capstraw, Director Media & Entertainment Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Neil Deiter, Content/Technology, Cisco

Hillary Henderson, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Management, IBM Cloud Video

Shahruz Shaukat, EVP of Creative Technology, Super Deluxe, Turner Entertainment

Todd Beilis, Partner, Deloitte LLP, Moderator

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