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Digital Hollywood Spring, May 21-23, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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Tracks and Themes

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

II. The Wellness Experience = Nutrition + Fitness + Sports + Beauty + Mindfulness

III. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain - ICOs

IV. Food Innovation + Wellness: Food Culture - Food Industry

V. The Micro Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Luncheon

VI. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

VII. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Wellness - Science

VIII. Beauty Innovation & Wellness: Health + Fitness + Mindfulness

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

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

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

XII. The Athlete & Wellness: Fitness, Peak Performance, Nutrition & Food

XIV. The University Project: Film - TV + AR-VR-Internet & Entertainment

 

Special Event - The Evening Celebration

Tuesday, May 21st, Additional ticket required

Hollywood and Sports Honors Los Angeles based Wellness - Learning - Food Programs - Serving Families - Schools - In-Need Organizations

The Onstage Raffle - Items Confirmed: Signed Basketball from Superstar Russell Westbrook; Signed Football from Superstar Philip Rivers, Quarterback, LA Chargers; VIP Ticket Package - LA Clippers

Chairpersons of the Evening Celebration

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant & Personality, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Victor Harwood, founder & President, Digital Hollywood, Inc.

Co-Chair and Honorees of the Dinner

Renata Simril. President and CEO, LA84 Foundation

Dr. Jonathan E. Sherin, Director, Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles County

Greg Worrell, President, Scholastic Education

Peter Straus, Executive Director, Team Prime Time

David Siegel, President, Los Angeles Sports Council

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Andrea Baker, Why Not! Foundation (Russell Westbrook)

Dawn Wilcox, Vice President Corporate Partnerships, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Sarah Adolphson, co-CEO, The Artemis Agency

Carrie Patterson, Chief Operations Director, WE Charity, WE

Jeanne Hoel, Associate Director of Education, School & Teacher Programs, The Museum of Contemporary Art

Todd Johnson, President & CEO, Chamber of Commerce, Beverly Hills

Victoria Lanier, Executive Director, Education Through Music LA (ETMLA)

Courtney M. Brunious, Associate Director of the University of Southern California’s Sports Business Institute

Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Jeff Hunt, CEO, Boy Scouts of America, Los Angeles

Asante Bradford, Project Manager - Digital Entertainment & Emerging Media, Georgia Department of Economic Development

Michele Turner, Executive Director, USC Black Alumni Association and USC Office of Black Alumni Programs

Carye Parker, CEO of Branding & Entertainment, Anthem Communication

Vikki Karan, Director of Business Affairs, Omaze

Dee Dee Small-Hayes, Executive Board Member, and Scholastic Director, Snoop Youth Football League (Snoop Dogg)

Pamela Taylor, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Common Threads

Miho Nomura, Founder/CEO, iMusic United Foundation

Leni Isaacs Boorstin, Senior Advisor, External Engagement, LA Phil

Kevin Clark, founder and Executive Director, Dakar Foundation For The Performing Arts

 

Special Event - Just Added!

Wednesday, May 22nd

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Luncheon Co-Host

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon - Two VIP Guests

Marvin Washington, NFL Star Discusses his DEA Lawsuit - A Lawsuit and a Movement Demanding Change

Jim Belushi, Actor and Cannabis Activist

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Event - Just Added

Thursday, May 23rd

Noon – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A

The Luncheon Roundtable

Fireside Chat: Enterprise Sponsorships, LinkedIn and Twitter

Winnie Sun, Managing Director, Sun Group Wealth Partners (@WinnieSun)

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 21st

10:00 AM - 10:50 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

Angela Bundrant Turner, Senior Vice President, Affiliate & Consumer Marketing, REVOLT

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

Isaac Rosales, Sr. Manager, Partnerships & Campaigns, Univision Creator Network

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

Owen Leimbach, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Tiny Horse

Brian Sokolik, Talent Manager, Authentic Talent & Literary Management

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

AR to XR – How XR is changing Retail, Fashion, Entertainment, Sports and Marketing - Use Cases and Challenges

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

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Nigel Tierney, Head of Content, Verizon/RYOT

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

Silke Meixner, Partner, Digital business strategy, IBM Global business

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation, Unity Technologies

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 - 11:50 AM, Film-TV-Production Track - Herscher, Room 303-304, Video

Streaming, OTT & Indie TV - The Gateway to Hollywood Content - Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

Daniel Tibbets, President-GM, El Rey Network (former SVP, Bunim/Murray)

Tyler Winton, Vice President, Business Development, TIVO

Greg Potter, Analyst, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Jesus Chavez, CEO, Vertical Networks

Moderator, Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - Noon

Track II: Food Innovation and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Power of Food, Wellness and Innovation: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Sara Neff, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Kilroy Realty  Corporation

Chef Steve McHugh, Owner, Cured at Pearl, Finalist, James Beard Award

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Track I: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track - Haas, Rm. 172 & 173: Webcast

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

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Zach Katz, CEO, Raised In Space Enterprises

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

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Megan Jones, Attorney, Withers Bergman LLP

Moderator - Mike Vorhaus, CEO, Vorhaus Advisors

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots, Leading Linkedin Influencer

Eylul Savas, Founder, Lw/ND Media, Influencer, “Llama With No Drama”

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

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

Brendan Kane, Author, Best Selling Book, “One Million Followers”

David Bloom, Columnist/Contributor, TVRev / Tubefilter / Forbes, 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

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, 3 AM / Ridley Scott Creative Group

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

Jordan Newman, Head of Business Development and Marketing, Jaunt

Christine Lawton, Partner, NOLAN HEIMANN LLP

Michael Ludden, Principal AR Evangelist, Bose

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

Moderator, Nancy King, Brand Strategist, NewView Marketing

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Session II: Film-TV-Production Track - Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Webcast

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, TV & OTT to Branded Content, Internet and Indie Film Making

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Darrell Miller, Chair, Entertainment Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Ahmanson Hall, Webcast Live

Track I: Fitness + Nutrition + Sports + Mindfulness, Ahmanson Hall, Webcast

Developing & Nurturing the 21st Century Athlete -  The Science of Sport & Wellness -The Visionary Roundtable

Coach Tim Adams, SuperCoach behind Olympic, NFL, NHL, Super Bowl All Stars

 

Track II: Food Innovation and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Farm to Table Transformation - The Food & Wellness Ecosystem - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Christian Titze, Head of Brand & Marketing, The Farm Project & Lettuce Grow

Melisa Nicola, renown restaurateur, co-owner, Nic's Beverly Hills, President, Culinary Arts Kids Eat (C.A.K.E.)

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

James Bell, Associate Director of Programs, Los Angeles, Common Threads

Sabrina Williams, CEO, SEED

Susan Haymer, Eco-Food Specialist, 360 Degree Communications, 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 Film & TV to Athletes, Wellness and Technology: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

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

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

Julia Hunter, President, Jenni Kayne

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Esports – Fantasy Sports – Sports Gambling – VR/AR Games - Analytic Driven Real-Time Games

Yvette Martinez-Rea, CEO, ESL North America

Arabian Prince Nazal, Founder/Chief Innovator, Inov8 Next Open Labs & Co-Founder, N.W.A.

Gayle Dickie, Founder & CEO, Gamer World News Entertainment

Don Daglow, CEO, Daglow Entertainment (Games Industry Leader: La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

Matt Edelman, CCO, Super League Gaming

Moderator, Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

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

The Power of YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels, pocket.watch

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

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels, pocket.watch

Christopher Rudy, Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder, Cut.com

Tina Walsh, VP, Content Strategy, Tongal

Jonathan Skogmo, CEO, Jukin Media

Moderator, Nina Kammer, Head of Sales, Mobcrush

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Video

Investments and Partnerships in Wellness - Sports - Athletes - Science Companies

Kristina Serafim, Director, Verizon Ventures

Paul Sterling, Vice President of Emerging Products, UnitedHealthcare

Julie Maples, founder & General Partner, FYRFLY Venture Partners

Derrick Morgan, NFL Star, Tennessee Titans, Managing Partner, Huddle Ventures

Angela Abshier, Venture Partner, Blue Horizon

Moderator - Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Food, Nutrition and Fitness - Herscher, Guerin C, Video

Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

Serena Poon, Nutritionist and Celebrated Chef

Annie Vonheim, Wellness Expert, Creator, Smart Pressed Juice

Stephanie Kordan, The Sensual Foodie®

Richard M Fleming, PhD, MD, JD - Physicist-Physician-Actor; FMTVDM patent holder and author of "Inflammation and Heart Disease" and "Angina" Theories, “Why we have Heart Disease & Cancer."

Dr. Rahi, M.D., Dr. Raheleh Sarbaziha, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Film-TV-Production Track - Herscher, Guerin A, Webcast

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

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

Todd Garner, Founder & CEO, Broken Road Productions (Producer/ExecProducer, Black Hawk Down, Daddy Day Care, Con Air, 13 Going on 30)

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

Scott Iason, Digital and Brand Packaging Executive, Creative Artists Agency

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: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track - Haas, Room 171

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

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

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

Elizabeth Blake-Thomas, Director/Writer

Diane McGrath, Principal, Diane McGrath Consulting

Tobias Queisser, co-founder & CEO, Cinelytic

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The Social Differentiator: Social Data and Social Reach Partner with Hollywood

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Tim Sovay, COO, CreatorIQ

Lindsay Fultz, VP, Strategy and Brand Partnerships, TheAmplify

David Tochterman, CEO, Canvas Media Studios

Jeff Rosenfeld, SVP of Product and Technology, Music Audience Exchange

Jade Sherman, Vice President, Digital Media, Abrams Artists Agency

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Fitness + Nutrition + Sports + Mindfulness, Herscher Hall

The Artist, Athlete and Wellness – Creativity on a Mission of Change: Movies/TV/Music – Community Outreach – Volunteerism - Scholarships

 

Track II: Food, Fitness, Sports and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

Food Innovators, Disruptors & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

Chef Charity Morgan, Plant Based Culinary Innovator

Sam Polk, Co-Founder & CEO, Everytable, Founder and Feast

Andreas Wuerfel, Director US Strategic Partnering, METRO Group

Poull Brien, Partner/Co-founder, Wild Fish Direct

Moderator - David J. Whelan, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Labs Inc.

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Brand Partnerships in Sports - Wellness - Celebrity - Strategies with Media/Entertainment/Technology Partners

Brian Kelly, SVP of Sales, Bleacher Report

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty, BuzzFeed

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track, Herscher, Guerin A, Webcast

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

Ed Rivero, Executive Producer, Havoc Content/ The Cortez Brothers

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

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Rachel Meskin, director of editorial video and social, Gamma Ray

Jessica Lacy, Partner/Head of International and Independent Film Finance, ICM Partners

Stuart McLean, founder and president, Content & Co.

Moderator - Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I:  Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Technology - Innovation in Sports Performance Data and Display  – from Biometrics to AR/XR - In-Venue and Broadcast

Aaron Stanton, founder & Director, Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise

Courtney M. Brunious, Associate Director of the University of Southern California's Sports Business Institute

Dave Anderson, Former NFL Player/Co-Founder, Gains Group

Jeb Terry, NFL Star, President, Double Seven Sports, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Herscher Hall, Food & Wellness, Room 303-304

Wellness. Nutrition and Mindfullness: A Transformative Lifestyle: From the Palate to a State of Wellbeing

Melissa Mayo, Food Network Chef, Author and Motivational Speaker

Dr. Ethan Weiss, Co-Founder and Medical Advisor, Keyto

Sophia Cavalli, President, Intuitive Mind Strategies

Matthew Supkoff, Director of Marketing and Sales,, Continental Vitamin Company

Iyan M. Bruce, Owner / Sound Therapist, Inner Harmonic – Neuroacoustic Medicine

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

 

Special Event - The Evening Celebration

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM Ahmanson Hall, Webcast Live

Tuesday, May 21st, Additional ticket required

Hollywood and Sports Honors Los Angeles based Wellness - Learning - Food Programs - Serving Families - Schools - In-Need Organizations

The Onstage Raffle - Items Confirmed: Signed Basketball from Superstar Russell Westbrook; Signed Football from Superstar Philip Rivers, Quarterback, LA Chargers; VIP Ticket Package - LA Clippers

Chairpersons of the Evening Celebration

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant & Personality, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Victor Harwood, founder & President, Digital Hollywood, Inc.

Co-Chair and Honorees of the Dinner

Renata Simril. President and CEO, LA84 Foundation

Dr. Jonathan E. Sherin, Director, Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles County

Greg Worrell, President, Scholastic Education

Peter Straus, Executive Director, Team Prime Time

David Siegel, President, Los Angeles Sports Council

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Andrea Baker, Why Not! Foundation (Russell Westbrook)

Dawn Wilcox, Vice President Corporate Partnerships, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Sarah Adolphson, co-CEO, The Artemis Agency

Carrie Patterson, Chief Operations Director, WE Charity, WE

Jeanne Hoel, Associate Director of Education, School & Teacher Programs, The Museum of Contemporary Art

Todd Johnson, President & CEO, Chamber of Commerce, Beverly Hills

Victoria Lanier, Executive Director, Education Through Music LA (ETMLA)

Courtney M. Brunious, Associate Director of the University of Southern California’s Sports Business Institute

Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Jeff Hunt, CEO, Boy Scouts of America, Los Angeles

Asante Bradford, Project Manager - Digital Entertainment & Emerging Media, Georgia Department of Economic Development

Michele Turner, Executive Director, USC Black Alumni Association and USC Office of Black Alumni Programs

Carye Parker, CEO of Branding & Entertainment, Anthem Communication

Vikki Karan, Director of Business Affairs, Omaze

Dee Dee Small-Hayes, Executive Board Member, and Scholastic Director, Snoop Youth Football League (Snoop Dogg)

Pamela Taylor, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Common Threads

Miho Nomura, Founder/CEO, iMusic United Foundation

Leni Isaacs Boorstin, Senior Advisor, External Engagement, LA Phil

Kevin Clark, founder and Executive Director, Dakar Foundation For The Performing Arts

 

Wednesday, May 22nd

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection - Programming, Content & Advertising

Neil Ishibashi, Director of Design Development, Fandango

Scott Kramer, Director of Digital, Olive Bridge Entertainment

George Leon, Chief Strategy Officer, Hawthorne

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Josh Boaz, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Direct Agents

Damian Pelliccone, CEO, REVRY

Moderator - David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Funding, Start-ups & Angels - Financing the Entertainment, Tech, Wellness & Sports Industries

Muizz Kheraj, Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Bastiaan den Braber, Venture Advisor, Lumo Labs

Keith Newman, Mentor/Advisor, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 173

AR-VR-MR Science & Technology – Disrupting Wellness - Healthcare - Sports

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Director for Medical Virtual Reality, Institute for Creative Technologies

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Cannabis Wellness Culture: A Lifestyle of  Innovation - Healing, Beauty and Relaxation to Massage Therapy

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

Anna Duckworth, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Miss Grass

Andrea Drummer, Food Editor, CannabisMD

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed

Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen, Founder, Dr. J’s Natural and Ensohara, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Influencer - Hollywood Advertising - Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

Gina Jorge, Head of Acura National Advertising, American Honda Motor Co.

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Lina Renzina, Talent Relations and Partnerships Manager, The Ad Council

Veronica Belmont, Podcaster and Product Manager for Adobe Spark

Hilary Williams, SVP of Talent, Digital Brand Architects

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track, Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Diane McGrath, Principal, Diane McGrath Consulting

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

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Jonathan Schwartz, SVP, Scripted Television and Films, Apiary Entertainment

Meyer Shwartzstein, President Brainstorm Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Nechelle Vanias, Chief Solutions Officer, Six Degrees of Influence

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, House of Baron

Renee Rossi, founder and CEO, Relativity Ventures

Michelle Wong, Managing Partner, Dailey

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:15 AM -12:15 PMHaas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

Jesse J. Weiner, Chairman & CEO, Moregain Capital Group

Fan Wang, Director, Producer and Scholar

Michael Berry, Professor of Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies, UCLA

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Lora Y. Chen, President, iQicai, Inc., Moderator, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Session I: Herscher Hall - Guerin C, Live Webcast

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

Juliana Patel, co-creator, The Wild Optimists

Dan Rutstein, President, Laduma

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Dan Phillips, Global Head of Innovation, MPC Advertising

Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., COO/Executive Producer, Southbay Feature Film Technologies

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

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)

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

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

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

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Brand Building Basics: 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

Hollywood - The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience Goes Mainstream

Mark Netter, Director, Creative Campaigns, DC Universe (part of Warner Bros Digital)

Matthew Van Houten, Vice President, Advertising Product Development, AT&T’s Xandr

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Brendon Thomas, Vice President of Distribution, Pluto TV

Joerg Bachmaier, SVP, Head of Premium Studios, Rooster Teeth/ Warner Bros

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

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

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Audrey Povar, Development Producer, WhoHaha

Anastasia Ashman, Cofounder & COO, 10 Block

Sarah Penna, co-founder, Frolic

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Live Webcast

Luncheon Co-Host

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon - Two VIP Guests

Marvin Washington, NFL Star Discusses his DEA Lawsuit - A Lawsuit and a Movement Demanding Change

Jim Belushi, Actor and Cannabis Activist

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Because You Can't Pay Your Rent With Free Product: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Navigating Deals

 

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173

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

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

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

Julian Sarmiento - Chief Creative Officer (CCO), Iconic Engine by Digital Domain

Diego Prilusky, Head of Intel Studios, Los Angeles, USA

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation, Unity Technologies

Moderator - Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Instagram: A Deep Dive

 

Beauty, Food Innovation & Wellness: An Industry - A Lifestyle

2:00 - 2:45 PM: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

The Wellness Entrepreneur – Beauty – Fitness – Food – Fashion – Media - Tech

Courtney Casgraux, Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Amanda Russell, founder, The Influencer Code and Founder + Chief Editor, Fit Strong and Sexy

Betsy Gonzalez, Philanthropist, The Adrian and Betsy Gonzalez Foundation

Rob Jacobs, co-founder and Chief UnSitter, UnSit

KJ Matthews, Emmy Winning Journalist, (CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX), Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

The Cannabis Legal Barometer – FDA Rulings – Hemp – CBDs – Banking and Local

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

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

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

Fitness + Food + Nutrition + Peak Performance + Technology

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Science + Wellness + Beauty + Legislation + Investment + Lifestyle

Wellness + Nutrition + Lifestyle + Farm/Table + Science + Technology

Reception Sponsor

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The Digital Hollywood Experience

Wednesday, Continued from Left Column

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Founder, BrainTrust

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Carol Goll, Partner and Head, Global Branded Entertainment, ICM Partners)

Twitter, speaker to be announced

Kyle Cushman, VP of Strategy, Fullscreen

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

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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

Chris Borelli, Vice President, Brand Partnerships, IMGN Media

Marlina Fletcher, Managing Director, Stink Studios

Mike Esola, CEO & co-founder, Fiction Riot

Elsa Ramo, founder, Ramo Law PC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Neilda Pacquing, Founder & CEO, Mindglow

Katie Soo, Senior V.P & Head of Marketing, Warner Brothers Digital Networks

Bill Thompson, Executive Director, Young Storytellers

Maikiko James, Director of Programs, Women in Film

Adrienne Carter, Writer, Actor & Supervising Producer, “Family Reunion” (Netflix)

Rebecca Wray, Executive Producer, Durable Goods

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 - 173

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

Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage

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

Shelley Andagan,  Senior Creative Tech Producer, Activision

Aurelien Simon, Executive Producer of Emerging Technology, The Mill

Jesse Ignjatovic, co-founder, Den of Thieves

Moderator - John Canning, Executive Producer – New Media & Experiential, Digital Domain

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

Simply Genius - Beauty – Skincare – Wellness - Fitness – Brains Behind the Lifestyle Industry

Michael Bumgarner, CEO, Cannuka

Yanni Hufnagel, CEO, Perfect Lemon

Kane Sarhan, CEO, The Well

Ashley Lewis, CEO, Fleur Marche

Billy Hawkins, CEO, Arsenic

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Cannabis Medical Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Investment: Medicine, Research & Technology

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

Julie Raque, Vice President of Marketing, Cannabistry Labs

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

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

Boone Cutler, Author, Columnist and Warfighter Rights leader

Steve Albarran, CEO & Co-Founder, Confident Cannabis

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Eat, Pray, Post - Inside the Lives of Food & Travel Influencers

 

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

Evelyne Ouellet, CEO, SAFIRA, a Cirque du Soleil company

Raphael Leopold, Founder/Executive Producer, Rodeo Show

Sarah Malkin, Industry Expert, (TraceMe, New Form Digital, Maker Studios)

Alice Aoki, Actress, Founder & CEO, Aoki Entertainment

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

Adam Boorstin, Chief Business Officer, Studio71

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, Branding & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Wendy Sweetmore, Executive Producer, Dreamtime Entertainment (former Senior Exec. MGM/Mark Burnett Productions)

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

Amber Raspberry Mayo, founder, WYD

Tara August, Vice President of Talent Relations and Special Projects, Turner Sports

Marina Grasic, Co-Managing Partner, Oakhurst 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

Celine Tricart, founder, Lucid Dreams Productions

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

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

Matthias Wittmann, VR Supervisor, Method EXP

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

Cliff Spence, Head of Creative Technology, Whalerock Industries

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Women Cannabis Entrepreneur – Wellness – Scientist – Activist - Personality

Allison Margolin, co-founder & Partner, Margolin & Lawrence

Miho Nomura, Founder/President, Champainge

Felicia Carbajal, Executive Director, The Social Impact Center

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

Kate Miller, Co-Founder & CEO, Miss Grass

Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Beyond Social - How to Leverage Your Social Following to Get Signed

 

4:45 PM - 6:00 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

Diversity & Inclusion: Elevating the Workspace & Identifying New Talent in this Movement for Positive Change

Moderator: Jeanette DePatie, Award Winning Media Producer (PGA) and author for “The Fat Chick”

Dan Halperin, Owner, Producer/Director, Epiphany Pictures & Co-Chair PGA Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Sahar Andrade, MBBch Diversity, Leadership Success Coach TEDtalk

Jay Francis, VP - Current Series, Diversity & Inclusion, Disney Television Animation

Tery Lopez, Director of Inclusion and Equity, Writers Guild of America West

Dr. Michael V. Nguyen, Cross-cultural psychologist with expertise in the areas of diversity and inclusion (D&I), cultural change, and organizational development.

Honored Guests - Exceptional Minds

Expert On-Hand - Jennifer Lenze/Lenze Lawyers

 

Thursday, May 23rd

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Ahmanson Hall

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

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

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion

Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group;

Elizabeth Kukka, Program Director, ETC Labs

Maxim Wheatly, Founder & CEO, WeScreen

Brett Noyes, Founder, Unbank Ventures

Paul Veradittakit, Partner, Pantera Capital

Randall Crowder, Chief Operating Officer, Phunware

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the New Hollywood of Content to Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

Frank Chindamo, President & Chief Creative Officer, Fun Little Movies

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Karate Combat

Enrique Olives, Global Business Development Head and Business Unit Head, ABS-CBN Global

Alia J. Daniels, co-founder & COO, REVRY

Gene Pao, Senior Vice President, Digital Enterprises, Shout! Factory

Claude Shires, CEO, LaughLounge

James M. Burger, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

10:45 AM - Noon - Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Lifestyle Choices and Lifestyle Alternatives

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Leah Caplanis, founder and CEO, Social Sparkling Sake

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

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

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

Debra Fine, Chief Executive Officer-Fine Line Accelerator

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

ThinkTank I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

Anti-piracy: Protecting Creativity in Hollywood

Susan Johnston - Founder/Director, New Media Film Festival

Ken Gerstein, Senior Sales Director, NAGRA

M.F. Fogel (‘Michele’), Founder and CEO, Your Moral Compass Counts, LLC

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Dennis Yu, Chief Technology Officer, BlitzMetrics

Newton Lee, Author, Educator, Futurist - ‎Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PMImmersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

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

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

Jason Yim, CEO and Executive Creative Director, Trigger

Marcy Boyle, CEO, Hot Bit VR

Nicole Meighan, Qualitative Analyst, Magid

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Michael McGar, President, Altuit

James Giglio, CEO and Founder, MVP Interactive

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

On the Forefront of Medical Cannabis Innovation: The Struggles & Triumphs in Transforming “The Wellness Industry”

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Janice Hardoon, Owner, KTown Collective, The Antidote CBD and Elevate CBD Skin Care

Nancy Duitch, Founder & CEO, Sera Labs

Mskindness B. Ramirez, MA.Ed., Founder/CEO, Club Kindness and Elixirs by Kindness

Merrill Shindler, Executive Producer and Host of High on the Hog, The Potcast, 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

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

Ursula Kneller, Director of Global Process Innovation, Universal Music Group

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Athlete & Wellness - Sports Science  - The Lunceheon Roundtable

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Session I: Herscher, Guerin C, Live Webcast

The Fitness and Exercise Gurus: Training for Athletes – Clubs - School and Teams

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

The Luncheon Roundtable

Fireside Chat: Enterprise Sponsorships, LinkedIn and Twitter

Winnie Sun, Managing Director, Sun Group Wealth Partners (@WinnieSun)

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Luncheon Roundtable

Veterans and Cannanbis - Veteran Access to Cannabis, Wellness and Quality of Life - A Nationwide Challenge

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

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

Guests to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

Jason Henderson, Sr. Manager, Business Development, DISH Network

Thomas Vidal, Partner, Pryor Cashman

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

Stuart Arbury, Director of TV and Episodic Content, Ramo Law PC

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Enzo Villani, Managing Partner, Transform Group

Chaitanya, Founder & CEO, Scanta

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

Vanessa Camones, Venture Principal, West Coast, TechWildcatters

Benjamin Tsai, President & Managing Partner, Wave Financial Group and Co-Founder & CFO, LA Blockchain Lab

Stuart Bullard, CEO, Airtherium

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio & Managing Director, Transform Group

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Do’s & Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

 

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

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

VR-AR/MR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Experiential Content and Technology

Evette Vargas, Writer, Director, Producer, Multiplatform and Virtual Reality Creator

Mark Rickard, Founder, Executive Producer, Virtuality

Marta Ordeig, founder, founder, Garage Stories

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Rene Amador, CEO, ARwall

Moderator, Seth A. Schachner, Managing Director, Strat Americas

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

#sponsored: How To Make Money Through Brand Sponsorships

 

2:00 –2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304

Producing for Film/TV, Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing Programming

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Philip Nelson, President, Nelco Media, Producer, "From the Bridge"

Janette Speyer, Partner, Hot Ice Media

Jill Johnson, General Manager, Tiny Horse

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast

Back to the Future - Using Landrace Genetics and Biomimicry to Produce Safe Medicine

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

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

Karene Jullien, Corporate & Intellectual Property Attorney

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Stuart Arbury, Director of TV and Episodic Content. Remo Law PC

Chris Burke, co-founder & GM, DrinkTV

Moderator - Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Jens Albers, co-founder, Decentrl Agency

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

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Diane McGrath, Principal, Diane McGrath Consulting

Kelly Siobhan Laffey, Associate and Director of Business Affairs, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Joey Tamer, President, S.O.S. Inc., 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

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

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

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

Travis Cloyd, CEO-Founder, Observe Media Inc.(Speed Kills VR), CEO Observe Media (VR, The Humanity Bureau, starring Nicolas Cage)

Danilo Moura Silva, VP Immersive Experiences, EXPERIUS VR

Ilya Rozhkov, Award Winning VR Director, “Agent Emerson”

Jason Yim, CEO and Executive Creative Director, Trigger, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Youtube: A Deep Dive

 

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

Cannabis Compatibility for the Individual Consumer: Discovering Optimal CBD, THC & Terpene Ratios and Formulas

Len May, Co-Founder/CEO, Endocanna Health

Anya Cravitz, Cannabinoid Wellness Industry Thought Leader/Director of Growth Endocanna Health

Cameron Clarke, founder and CEO, Sunderstorm

Jonathan Small, Editor in Chief, Green Entrepreneur, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Session III: Herscher Hall

The Beauty, Fitness & Wellness Influencer – A Lifestyle of Wellness and Pleasure

 

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

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

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

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°

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

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

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Short-Form Video & Streaming: It's Back, And Bigger Than Ever

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall