Special Events at Digital Hollywood

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

Internet TV - Production , Packaging & Financing Hollywood

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

 

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I. The Influencer Awards - Voices and Vision of an Industry

II. Immersive Influencers - Awards Categories

III. Influencer & Brand Marketing Speaking Track

IV. Immersive Hollywood - VR-AR-MR-XR

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

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

VII. The Micro-Influencers - The One Day Intensive

VIII. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Funding - Packaging - Blockchain & Crypto

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

X. The Mobile Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

XII. California Cannabis Entertainment & Technology Forum

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

Session I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Chris Young, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab

Peter Martin, Head of Studio, V.A.L.I.S

Chris Hewish, Executive Vice President, Interactive, Skydance Interactive

Elijah Allan-Blitz, VR Director, “VR/Ken Burns PBS documentary, Defying the Nazis”

Charlotte Stoudt, Writer, Cinematic VR - “Dinner Party,” Debuted at Sundance 2018

Javier Jimenez, President/Executive Producer, Mirada Studios

Laura Hertzfeld, Director, Journalism 360, 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

Matthew Bakal, co-founder + Chairman, Atom Tickets

Craig Dehmel, EVP, Head of Global Distribution, IMAX

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

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

John Rubey, CEO Rubey Entertainment LLC

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

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

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Michael D. Ratner, CEO, OBB Pictures, Creator/Producer, “Cold as Balls” starring Kevin Hart

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

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

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

Eileen Grubba, Actor & Activist

Katrina Wolfe, President of Production, AG Studios

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

Zadi Diaz, Vice President, Head of Digital Studio, ‎mitú

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive, Moderator

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Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A

The Wildlife Conservation Media Fund Festival

"Killing Games," Project Coyote, hosted by Camilla Fox, Executive Director

"Walking Thunder" by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson

WCS's homage to its global work in wildlife conservation. Natalie Cash, Producer

WildAid, Global Opinion Leader in Wildlife Conservation, Peter Knights, Executive Director

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

 

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

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

The Future of Entertainment: VR/AR Story Architects and Experience Designers

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

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

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

Kymber Lim, Advisor | Consultant in Immersive Entertainment + Technology, co-founder at Holor Media

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Matthew Shreder, Co-Founder / Publisher MovieBill

Moderator - Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., President, HitPoint Studios

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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

 

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

Jeremy Wall, CEO & Founder, Lumenus

Ken Rosenblood, CEO & Founder, obVus Solutions

Gabe Grifoni, CEO, Rufus Labs

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

 

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

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Membership Meeting/Mixer

Open to to All Digital Hollywood attendees and

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The Evening Events

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Open to All Attendees

The Keynote Evening

Presented by the Television Academy Interactive Media Peer Group

Demystifying the Immersive Hollywood Experience

Lori H. Schwartz, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Tanner Stransky, Director of Digital content, HBO

Tammy Glover Park, VP Production TNT/TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.

Jacob Robinson, Director, Original Programming, TBS

Rick Hack, Media and Entertainment Partnerships, Intel Americas

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6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Open to All Attendees

Hosted by: by Mars City Design LLC & Mars City Foundation

Herscher Hall, Guerin C

YOUR HOME ON MARS by Mars City Design®.

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Digital Hollywood, May 23rd, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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Wednesday, May 23rd

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

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Damian Pelliccone, CEO, REVRY

Jonas Halpren, Director of Monetization, Synacor

Miguel Santos, General Manager, Myx TV

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

Amy Wan, Esq., Founder & CEO Bootstrap Legal

Dimitry Lensky, Attorney, LKP Global Law, LLP

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

Mark Landay, Managing Director, Dynamic Synergy Corporation

David Willis, CEO, “That Christmas Movie” – Successfully Crowdfunded

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

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

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

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

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

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Strategy, Unity Technologies

Jenna Seiden, President, Vertically Coastal, Inc.

Madelaine Guppy, Chief Commercial Officer, Here Be Dragons

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

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

Arlene Wszalek, Vice President, Strategy & Delivery, 87AM

Moderator, Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc

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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

Matt Lawler, Director of Digital Media for the Global Partnerships, AEG

Jennifer Palais, Cannes Lion Winner, Strategist, Content Director, “The Lada GaGa Experience,” “Apple - 30 Years of Mac Celebration”

Melissa Anderson, President and co-founder, Public Good

Cameron Partridge, Head of Digital Partnerships, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Paul Spriggs, President of Americas, System1 Agency

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Valerie Alexander, CEO, Goalkeeper, Inc.

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Amanda Bradford, Founder and CEO, The League

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

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

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Meyer Shwarzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

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

Ray Ricord, SVP, Scripted Development, Critical Content

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

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR – MR - XR

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

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

Michael Ludden, Director of Product, IBM’s Watson Developer Labs & AR/VR Labs

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

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

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Method EXP

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

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

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

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

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

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

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

Christina Heller, Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Mike Conelly, President, Blackthorn Media

Pete Blumel, Co-Founder, CEO and Creative Director, The Rogue Initiative

Lily Baldwin, VR Project, “THROUGH YOU” – Premiered at Sundance

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

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience – Internet TV Goes Mainstream

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Eric Berman, Head of Business Development and Partnerships for VRV, Ellation

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

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

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

Daxing Zhang, Actor and Producer

Lianne Hu, President & CEO, Hus Entertainment

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

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

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

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

Claire Wingate, Vice President of Production and Operations, Pulse Films

Talia Veronica Kocar, Vice President of Content, Mammoth Media

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

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

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

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

Session I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Roy Taylor, Los Angeles Board Member, BAFTA

Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Lora Feinman, Vice President, Business Development, Jaunt VR

Jeff Nicholas, VP, Creative Director, Director, XR Creative + Production, Live Nation LIVE

Camille Cellucci, Head of Production, The Void

Joel Douek, Co-founder EccoVR, Creative Director Man Made Music

Moderator - Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6

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

VR/AR: The Creators - Transforming Entertainment, Media, Sports & Advertising

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

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Shauna Heller, President, North America, AiSolve Limited

Tom Wright, Head of Technology and Production, Miltton Group

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Independent Digital Director

Andy Vick, Co-President of Virtual Reality & Immersive Entertainment, STXsurreal

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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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

Keith Hernandez, SVP of Strategy, Bleacher Report, Turner

Anne-Marie O’Neill, Chief Operating Officer, Whalerock Industries

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

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

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

Mark Egan, Managing Director, West Coast, MediaCom

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, 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

Rachel Berk, Business Development Manager, Android/Play, Google

Julie Sylvester, Producer, Living in Digital Times

Marjorie DeHey, VP Brand and Digital Strategy, Bishop Lyons

Mark Jocson, SVP Strategic Initiatives & Business Development, Rakuten Viki

Erik Ramberg, Head of Product Management, TV Platforms, Media Solutions, Ericsson

Patrick Courtney, SVP Digital Strategy and Operations, Fuse Media

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

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

Laura Rodriguez, Marketing Coordinator, Social Media, The Recording Academy

Derrick N. Ashong, Emmy Nominated, TV Host/Producer/Activist & Co-Founder Amp.it

Alma Derricks, Founder and Managing Partner, REV

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

Nick Vallelonga, Writer/Producer/Director/Actor, “Green Book”

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

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