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Wednesday, Continued from Left Column

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

Brandie Cross, PhD: Chief Scientific Officer, Smart Pharm Research Group

Swetha Kaul, PhD: Chief Scientific Officer, Cannalysis

Heather Manus, RN: Founding Member, Cannabis Nurses Network

b) Social Justice and Cannabis Legalization

Betty Aldworth: Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Fanny Guzman: Co-Founder, Latinos for Cannabis

Karen O’Keefe: Director of State Policies, Marijuana Policy Project

Janve Judasha Praise Sobers: CEO and Founder, Born + Bred

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

Felicia Carbajal: Community Engagement Director, Smart Pharm Research Group

Tiffany Chin: Co-Founder and President, Leafs By Snoop

Ophelia Chong: Founder, Stock Pot Images

Jeanine Moss: CEO, AnnaBis

Priscilla Vilchis: CEO, Premium Produce

 

Thursday, October 18th

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Zero to One – Grow your business at Digital Hollywood with those who have already done it before

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner of InfluenceTree

Page Ostrow, President, Ostrow and Company

Sean McSweeney, founder and CEO, Apache Health

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Rm. 172 & 173

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Women Entrepreneurs: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Building the Brand, the Personal and the Company Identity

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Jameela Jackson, Director, Startup Grind powered by Google

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Heather Blair, President, Heather Blair Consulting (a division of OuiMarket4U,Inc)

Natasha Miller, Founder/CEO, Entire Productions

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

Linda Sherman, Co-Founder, The Courage Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Noon - 1:00 PM, Sponsored: Women’s International Music Network

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Lisa Cecchini, VP of Media Analytics, Situation

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

Pamela Abdy, Head of Film, Makeready

Joy Gorman Wettels, Producer, Anonymous Content

Janet Billig Rich, Artist Manager, Music Supervisor, Producer, and Tony Award-nominated Broadway theater producer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Digital Deals - Networks, Studios and Producers - Monetizing Content Across Platforms

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Tiffany Boyle, President, Ramo Law PC

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, The Law Offices of Bruce David Eisen

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

ICOs, Blockchain and Alternative Financing for Film, TV, Games AR/VR, Music, and Media Ventures

Ethan Gilmore, founder and CEO, VARcrypt

Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes

Alexie Vagner, Founder, YaYo

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Haas Center, Room 172-173

Unlocking the Social Intelligence of Content

A workshop illustrating the critical role of online data and social media analytics and the insights they provide on the funding, development, marketing and distribution of content

Karene Jullien, Corporate & Intellectual Property Attorney

Track 1 (1st hour) - How to Utilize Online Data and Social Media to Obtain Financing

Gerry Maravilla, Head of Crowdfunding, Seed&Spark

Trea Lachowicz, Transactional, Entertainment, and New Media Attorney, Pierce Law Group LLP

Viviana Zarragoitia, Vice President, Three Point Capital

Track 2 (2nd hour) - How to Cultivate and Grow Online Data and Social Presence to Develop/Market a Project

Alex Zeldin, Co-Founder French Mustache

Ashley Rivard, Writer/Comedian – Founder of @SomedayILLgetThere

Stephanie Bohn, Chief Marketing Officer VidMob

Track 3 (Third Hour) What Do Online Data and Social Media Mean for Distribution

Workshop Speakers

Bora Eristurk, Co-Founder, Veloxity

Isabelle LaRue, Founder Engineer, Your Space

Lisa Cecchini, Vice President of Media and Analytics, Situation

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Internet TV Packages: Innovation in the Package – Innovation in the Technology – The One-Three Year OTT Outlook

Dan Goman, Founder and CEO, OwnZones

Thomas K. Arnold, Publisher and Editorial Director, Media Play News

Josette Bonte, Chief Strategy Officer, CTM: Institute for Communication Technology Management, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Jack Davis, co-founder and CEO, Crypt TV

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304

ICOs, Financing, Packaging & Investment: From Entertainment & Indie Project to Technology & Startups

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Jennifer Post, Partner, Thompson Coburn

Jason Scoggins, President & COO of Slated, Inc.

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Xsolla Capital

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

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

Robert Watts, Co-founder and Executive Producer, Light Sail VR

Penka Kouneva, Leading Games Composer, “NASA AR installations”, “The Mummy VR at IMAX VR

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Travis Cloyd, Experience Producer/Director (Speed Kills VR), CEO Observe Media (VR, The Humanity Bureau, starring Nicolas Cage)

Danilo Moura Silva, VP Immersive Experiences, EXPERIUS VR

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Lindsey Doscher, Associate Director of Client Solutions, Trigger, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Producing Video OTT/Social Content - YouTube - FaceBook - Snapchat - Influencer - Advertiser - Series

Phoenix Gonzalez, co-founder and President of Sales, dotstudioPRO

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Hugh Hou, co-founder, CreatorUp

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

Blockchain, Content Rights, Licensing and Technology Solutions in Media and Entertainment: Implementation of Technology Strategies

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

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Parker, CEO, Story Data, LLC.

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Innovating in VR-AR-Immersive Production - The Amazing Journey of Imagination, Gear and Innovation

Ryan Moore, CEO, Experience 360°

Jessie Kim, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosper XR

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Anthony Jacobson, Chief Operating Officer, SPACES

Lucas Kappaz, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, VR Americas

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

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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The Women's Summit
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Seminars, Screenings & Festival Celebration

Three Days of Amazing Seminars and Workshops

 

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 16th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

The Power of Influencers: Accelerating Brand Value Across Platforms - From Internet TV - Mobile - Social Networks

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Ronit Cohn, Vice President of Creator Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Will Granberry, Partnerships Manager, Brat

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171: Live Webcast

AR to XR - How XR will Fundamentally Shift How Companies do Business in the Next Two Years

Raffaella Camera, Head of Market & Innovation Strategy, Global, Accenture

Nigel Tierney, Director of Development & Production at Oath//RYOT

Leon Laroue, Product Manager, New Ventures, AR Eyewear, Epson

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

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

VCs, Private Equity and Corporate Investments: The Funding and Accelerating the Content and Technology Marketplace

Pallavi Shah, Senior Vice President, HOULIHAN LOKEY

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Christopher G. Howland, Vice President | Entertainment Industries Division, PACIFIC MERCANTILE BANK

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick

Bill Drewry, Founding Partner, Pursuit Advisory LP.

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Co-Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Influencer Lifestyle - Defining Your Life - Your Voice - Your Future

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Sam Leigh, Producer, Artist & Brand Manager, inArtists (iA)

Lynette Cenée, Beauty and Make-up Influencer, 447K YouTube Subscribers

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

Alexandra Pickett, Account Director, RQ

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Noon – 1:00 PM

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

The Next Generation of AR/MR-Transforming Digital Interactions; Content, Devices, Platforms

Greg Potter, Analyst, Media & Communications, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, Tool of North America

Patrick Aluise, SVP, Digital Content, Moviebill (Partners with Regal Theaters)

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

Moderator, Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Michael Berk, Emmy Award Winning Producer, “Soul Surfer,” “Baywatch” TV and Movie

Steve Foster, Head of Original Content, Adaptive Studios

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

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

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

Women on the Creative Edge: From Cinematic Entertainment and TV to Sports, Music and VR/AR/MR: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Jackie Guerra, Sports Engineer and CEO, Game Ready Performance

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Jennifer Palais, Chief Strategist and founder, Reveal

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, Astrophysicist, Author, Musician and FIU CASE Board Member

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The Power of YouTube & SuperStar Apps: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Adam Goldstein , SVP, Business Development, ZEFR

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

George Ouzounian, aka, MADDOX, YouTube Celebrity

James Norell, VP of Social Video Strategy, Fullscreen

Kevin Grosch, co-founder and CEO, Made In Network

Phil Ranta, Head of Creators, Mobcrush, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

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

Adam Arkin, Emmy award-winning, Director, Executive Producer, Actor

Lidia Porto, Actor, co-star, GET SHORTY (Series on Epix)

Don Handfield, CEO/President, Motor, Producer, “The Founder” & “Kill The Messenger”

Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, Writer, Producer, Director, "White Water", "Be Known

Goya Robles, Actor, “Get Shorty”, “The Mentalist”

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Producer’s Strategic Roundtable: Film - TV - Internet

 

2:40 PM - 3:40 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Content Development & Financing Workshop - Film – TV – Indie Production – Internet Programming

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

Matthew Soraci, COO, The Lagralane Group

Kayla Tabish, Director/Producer

SJ Murray, Ph.D., EMMY®-nominated filmmaker and award-winning writer, producer, director, & educator

Jim Milio, Producer/Executive Producer of Motion Pictures and Television Programming

Greg Gentschev, VP of Product, Video, Gracenote

Jamice Oxley, Associate, Pryor Cashman LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

The TV/Film/Video - Platforms and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Distribution Package

Miriam Mintz, Director of Development, JASH (Group Nine Studios)

Ari Mark, founder, AMPLE

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

Folayo Lasaki, Head of Marketing, SoulPancake, div. of Participant Media

Lynnwood Bibbens, Co-Founder, Reach TV

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Wednesday, October 17th

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Jonathan Schwartz, SVP of Scripted Content, Apiary Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Guerin A, 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:40 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A

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)

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

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

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, Netwok KO, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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 for the Global Partnerships, AEG

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

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

Michelle Crispin, Founder, mediaHo Marketing & Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

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

Sponsored by: Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

"Becoming a Master Negotiator: An Insider View from Power Players"

Joel Eisenberg, Partner, Council Tree Productions

Dr. Raye Mitchell, CEO and founder of The Winning Edge Institute, Inc

Sandy Abrams, TheCEOm.com

Moderator, K.J. Matthews, Award-Winning Entertainment Journalist

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