Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Influencer & Brand - Immersive - AR/VR/MR - Social Media

Internet TV - Packaging & Financing - Cannabis + Wellness

 

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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

II. Immersive Hollywood - VR/AR-MR-XR

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

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

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

VII. Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

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

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

X. The Mobile - Social Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Chief Digital Officer, CAA-GBG, a division of CAA

Beau Avril, Global Head of Business Operations, FameBit By YouTube

Maude Standish, VP of Programming, Fullscreen

Natasha Vaquer, Vice President of Talent Partnerships & Influencer Strategy, Refinery29

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

Dan Ghosh-Roy, SVP Audience Development, Complex Network

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Content Strategies in Hollywood: TV - Film - Internet - Branding & Influencers

Jim Amos, founder, Scout53, former, President of Distribution, Sony Pictures and SVP Head of Sales, STX Entertainment

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

Barak Shragai, CEO, IMGN Media

Stuart McLean, President, Content & Co.

Marlina Fletcher, Managing Director, Stink Studios

Elsa Ramo, Managing Partner, Ramo Law PC, Moderator

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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

Yadira Harrison, Co-Founder, Verb

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Vance Garrett, Vice President, Experiential Global Entertainment, Westfield

Daniel Talbott, Writer, Director, Actor, Producer

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

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2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

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

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, DigitasLBi

Scott Squires, Oscar nominated, Creative Director and Co-Founder, PIXVANA (former CTO, ILM)

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

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

Kalan Ray, Development Supervisor, Magnopus & co-founder, VKTRY Creative Studios

Erik Murphy-Chutorian, founder and CEO, 8th Wall

Guy Constantini, Vice President, Global Interactive Marketing, Skydance Interactive

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX, Moderator

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

Future of Film - Transitioning - a New and Challenging Environment Amidst the Burgeoning Streamers, New Tech and AR

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation Inc.

Chris Fenton, Media Strategist and Dealmaker; Former President of DMG Entertainment

Robert Lenihan, president US programming, AMC Theatres

John Rubey, CEO, Rubey Entertainment LLC.

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

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

Rosie Rothrock, VP Branding/Marketing, Caliva

Madison Margolin, Journalist, Merry Jane, Rolling Stone, & Playboy

Kate Miller, Co-Founder & CEO, Miss Grass

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Andrea Drummer, Renowned Cannabis Chef, Director of F&B, Elevation VIP Cooperative

Katie Labrie, EVP, Civilized Studios

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Embrace Your Uniqueness - Monetizing What Makes You Special

 

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

Evan Sroka, Co-Head, Global Client Strategy, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Marcus Glover, Partner, Southbox Ventures (former Consultant to Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Shakira)

Sarah Malkin, Head of Content, TraceMe (Russell Wilson Founder)

Matt Lawler, Director of Digital Media, AEG Global Partnerships

Nate Houghteling, co-founder and Executive Producer, Portal A

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, 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

Wendy Sweetmore, Founder/CEO, networkBe (former Senior Exec. MGM/Mark Burnett Productions)

Raelle Tucker, Producer/Writer, True Blood, Jessica Jones, Sacred Lies

Linda Benjamin, COO & Head of Business Affairs, Covert Media

Jeanette B. Milio, President, Alliance Cinema

Evelyne Ouellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

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

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4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

Exploring the Language and Artistry of VR-MR-AR in the Cinematic Experience

Skylar Sweetman, Stage Manager, Metastage

Mike Monello, co-founder, Campfire, Collaborator, The Mill & Producer, Blair Witch Project

Celine Tricart, founder, Lucid Dreams Productions

Andrew Shulkind, Director of Future Imaging and Content Innovation, M. Bonnieux, Inc.

Kirk Miller, Director of Media Programming, MediaMation

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Method EXP

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

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Cannabis/CBD Technology Innovators: Science - Medicine - Investment

Julie Raque, Vice President of Marketing, Cannabistry Labs

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Elizabeth Ashford Davis, Principal, CERES Strategies

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

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

It’s Not Just Social - Leveraging Social Media to Achieve Your Dreams

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Presented by: The Media Excellence Awards

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

Fads vs Trends in Mobile Wearables: From Technology to Functionality and Design

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Membership Meeting/Mixer

 

The End-of-Day Keynote Event

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

“Honoring Women in the Cannabis Industry and the film “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed”

Evening co-Host, Windy Borman, Award Winning Filmmaker

a) The Medicine and Science of Cannabis

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

b) Social Justice and Cannabis Legalization

Betty Aldworth, ED Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Karen O’Keefe, Marijuana Policy Project

Fanny Guzman, Latinos for Cannabis

c) The Business of Cannabis: From Cultivation to Dispensaries to Media

Jeanine Moss, AnnaBis (purses)

Ophelia Chong, Stock Pot Images and Bevel Group

Tiffany Chin, Brand Manager, Leafs By Snoop

Felicia Carabajal, Smartpharm Research and California Cannabis Advocates

 

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Digital Hollywood, October 16-18, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Wednesday, October 17th

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

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Neil Ishibashi, Director of Design Development, Fandango

Evan Weiss, Founding Partner/Head of Talent, Red Sun Entertainment

Damian Pelliccone, CEO, REVRY

Scott Kramer, Director of Digital, Olive Bridge Entertainment

Moderator - David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac

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

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

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLP

Kevin Aratari, Head of Business Development, Troika

Muizz Kheraj, Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Mark Linao, Principal, Akaktsuki Entertainment Tech Fund

Justin Giddings, CEO & Founder, TheKickstarterGuy.com

Keith Newman, VP, Partnerships, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Welcome Keynote

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

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10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

VR/AR/MR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand/Experiential/LBE

Jeffrey Travis, Founder & CEO, Positron/ Creator, Voyager®

Rachel Lanham, General Manager, WunderVu, XR STUDIO, PIXVANA

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

Dmitry Shapiro, founder and CEO, Metaverse

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive

Kevin Cornish, Founder & Director, Moth + Flame & Conversive

Peter Csathy, Founder & Chairman, CREATV Media, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

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

The Business of Cannabis: Banking – Investment – Branding – What’s Legal and Not Legal in California

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP

Senator Robert Hertzberg, California State Senate

Lillian Conroe, Small Business and Permit Specialist, Governor Brown's Office of Business and Economic Development, GO-Biz

Mitch Kulick, Partner, Feuerstein Kulick LLP - Cannabis Investor & Legal Expert

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

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10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

AR-VR Verticals – Disrupting Healthcare

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

Ed Beadle, Senior Manager Integrated Marketing, American Honda Motor Company

Lissy L'Amoreaux, EVP, Digital/Social, IGNITION

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

Cindy Kaplan, Product Placement Manager, Signal Entertainment Marketing, a WME Company

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Mishawn Nolan, Partner, NOLAN HEIMANN LLP

Michele Leung, Global Brand Marketing Advisor

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

Bob Emmer, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Shout! Factory

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

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Jonathan Schwartz, SVP of Scripted Content, Apiary Entertainment

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

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

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

The California Cannabis Industry: Year One of Legalization - From LA to Sacramento - The Rules & Regulations - The Supply Chain and Demand Curve and how it Serves the Consumer

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

Amanda Ostrowitz, Esq., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, CannaRegs

Dennis O’Malley, President, Caliva

Lori Glauser, Co-Founder, Chief Operations Officer, and Director, EVIO Labs

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Jocelyn Kane, Legislative Director, CVCAN Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR – MR - XR

Session I: Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

2018-2019: The Year Augmented Reality Changes Everything - The Next 12 Months Change the industry

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

John Canning, Executive Producer, VR/AR Interactive, Digital Domain

Tom Wesselman, VP/GM, Enterprise Software Group, Plantronics

Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., Founder & Chairman, ARIVAL

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

Dan Philips, Global Head of Innovation, MPC

Moderator - Jay Samit, Best-Selling Author and Digital Disrupter

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The Luncheon - The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative

Co-Sponsored by:

Los Angeles NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

Noon - 1:30 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Additional Ticket Required

On the Forefront of Medical Cannabis Innovation: The Struggles & Triumphs of Major Medical Pioneers - Cancer, Epilepsy, PTSD and other Life Threatening Diseases

Welcome: Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Eben Britton, Board Member, Athletes for Care & Former NFL Offensive Linesman

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

Michael Backes, Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, Maui Grown Therapies

Moderator - Marty Perlmutter, President, Multisensory Interactive Learning Institute (MILI

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

What's my Brand? Finding Your Voice, Building a Strategy, and Creating the Right Content

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Hollywood - The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience Goes Mainstream

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Matt Smith, Executive Director, Business Development & Strategy, Comcast Technology Solutions

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

James Heath, Director of Analytics and Audience Development, Univision Creator Network

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

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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

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Debra Chinn, Director, International Dubbing, Netflix

Robb Klein, Partner, Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Matthew Knowles, Actor, Model, Singer, and Bilingual Television Show Host

Andre Morgan, Internationally Renowned Film and Television Producer

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

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12:40 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Women & Original Content: From Film/TV, Internet Video and Influencer Campaigns to Games

Talia Veronica Kocar, Vice President of Content, Mammoth Media

Katie Koeblitz, Head of Independent Content apparentlyjack, (Producer, Galveston)

Estella Gabriel, Founder, Second Screen

Greta McAnany, Award-Winning Filmmaker and founder, Blue Fever, Inc.

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

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

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

The Immersive Media Think Tank: VR-AR-MR - The Expanding Vision of an Industry

Dane Smith, Global Head of Business Development, THE THIRD FLOOR, INC.

Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Ethan Stearns, Executive Producer, MWM Immersive (Madison Wells Media)

Cary Granat, CEO, Immersive Artistry

Geoffrey Bund, Head of Business Development, Varjo

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Marketing You - A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Navigating Deals

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Science of Medical Cannabis: Matching Strains, Potency and Dosage to Specific Diseases and Disorders

Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, Chief Science Officer, GB Sciences (GBS)

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co-founder, Hempia

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

Dr. Catherine Jacobson, Director of Clinical Research, Tilray

Sundarajan Mutialu, Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE

Mowgli Holmes, PhD, co-founder, CEO, Phylos Bioscience

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

For the Gram: A Deep Dive into Instagram