Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

 

Thursday, November 14th

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

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10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

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

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

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

Rob Vickery, Co-Founder and Partner, Stage Venture Partners

Morgan Steckler, Co-Founder, iTrustCapital

VIncent Favarat, Founder, Scale-Up Factory

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

Max Brody, Founder and CEO, Cent

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Entrepreneurs: Start-Up Tips Including Branding and Influencer Marketing

Leah Caplanis, founder and CEO, Social Sparkling Sake @SocialSparkling

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media, @ErinK217

Ronjini Joshua, CEO, The Silver Telegram, a media-focused PR Agency @RonjiniM

DMA, President, Planet DMA @planetdma

Linda Sherman, Managing Editor, Boomer Tech Talk, @LindaSherman, Moderator

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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

Piracy, Privacy, PII, IP: Why it is Important to You

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime
Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Stan Stahl, Ph.D., President, SecureTheVillage and President, Citadel Information Group

M.F. (MicheLe) Fogel, Founder and CEO, Your Moral Compass Counts, LLC, Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

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

Nina N. Ameri, Esq., Managing Partner, Ameri Law PC

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

Michael Sid, Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Mediamorph, Moderator

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

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

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

Timothy E. Burke, Co-Founder | CCO || RUON AI™

Stuart Bullard, CEO, Airthereum

RB Botto, Founder & CEO, Stage32

Jim Sellers, Co-Founder & CEO, Buttrfly

Euan Macdonald, CEO & co-founder, Dreamview Studios

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Day-Long Event - The Podcasting Forum

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Monetizing Podcasts – From Branded Content and Advertising to Subscriptions

Steve Pratt, Co-founder, Pacific Content

Jeanine Percival Wright, COO & CLO, Simplecast

Zachary Davis, VP, Premium Content, Himalaya Media Inc.

Matt Turck, Chief Revenue Officer, Megaphone

Jason Baron, Senior Vice President, Direct Response, WarnerMedia Ad Sales

Chris Peterson, President, Kindred Media, LionTree Advisors, Moderator

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2:00 –2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

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

Betty Gabbaie  CEO & Founder, Let’s Get Disruptive Marketing

Harry Lowell, founder, Nite Lite Pictures

Jill Johnson, General Manager, Tiny Horse

Jeffrey Duque, VP of Studio, H Code Media

Philip Nelson, President, Nelco Media, Producer, “From the Bridge”

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

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

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

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

Partnering Brands with Hollywood Content & How to Make it Happen

 

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, Ph.D., Managing Director, Digital Media Strategies

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

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Burke, co-founder & GM, DrinkTV

Moderator - Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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

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

Doug Shinsato, CEO, Heyou Media

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MGA

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

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

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

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

The Podcasting Awards: Celebrating the Best in Content, Creativity and Technology

The Categories to be Honored with Mini-Roundtables

I. Raconteurs, Personalities, Talk, Celebrity & the Weird

II. The Voice of Women: Politics, The Arts, Feminism, Technology, Family and Work, A Day in the Life

III. Investigative Journalism, Documentary and Cultural Commentary

IV. News, Public Affairs, Observations and Analysis

V.  LGBTQ – The Culture – The Politics – The Arts – The Personalities

VI. The Modern Lifestyle: From the Fast Lane and Coping to Trauma and Depression

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Tracks and Themes

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

II. The Podcasting Forum: Content - Distribution - Advertising

III. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

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

V. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Wellness - Science

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

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

IX. Food Innovation + Wellness + Beauty: Food Culture - Food Industry

X. Dr. Jackie! STEM + STEAM + Community = The Innovation Forum!

XI. PRSA Intersections Conference - Wed., Nov. 13th

XII. STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood: Educators - Space Visionaries - Students

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

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

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The Three Day Intensive

Hollywood - Technology - Deals, Packages & Investment

VCs, Philanthropy, Private Equity and Corporate Investments

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Digital Hollywood Fall, November 12-14, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Track I: Finance - Film-TV - Innovation - Haas, Room. 172 & 173: Webcast

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

Scott Brown, VP of Ventures & Outreach, CableLabs/UpRamp

Seth Shapiro, CEO, AlphaNetworks

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Megan Jones, Attorney, Withers Bergman LLP

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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Noon – 1:00 PM

Session I: 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

Darrell Miller, Chair, Entertainment Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

Jeanette B. Milio, Producer / Executive Producer, Alliance Cinema

Stephen P. Jarchow, Chairman, Here Media

Dominque Telson, SVP of Development and Production, Astute Films LLC

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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1:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Women in Investment, Education, Technology & Entertainment: Investing in Women – Investing in the Future

Beth Kearns, Venture Partner, Touchdown Ventures

Sonja Delafosse, Senior Manager, Educator Programs, Microsoft

Barbara Bickham, CTO, Managing Director, Women’s Innovation Fund

Nam McGrail, Vice President of Partnership Activation, LA Kings (NHL)

Valeria Velazquez-Duenas, Senior Manager, SEE-LA - Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles

Hanna Bolte, Chair, Entertainment & Sports section, PRSA and, CEO, Bolte Media, Moderator

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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

Marc Guggenheim, Writer/Producer, “Arrow”, “DE Legends of Tomorrow”, “Supergirl’, “Troll Hunters”, “Carnival Row”

Adam Kolbrenner, Manager, Producer and Founder, Lit Entertainment Group (“Prisoners”, “Deadfall”, “Atlantic Wall”, “Free Guy”, “The Christmas Chronicles”, “Ghost Draft”

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

Tim Zajaros, Producer and Co-Founder, Armory Films, Producer, "The Peanut Butter Falcon" & "Arctic"

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

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2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Innovation, Partnerships & Investment in Education - STEM/STEAM Programs on the Leading Edge

Todd Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce

Tim Greenleaf, President & Chairman of the Board, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Chris Baccus, M.Ed, Co- Founder Limitless Stem Initiative

Warren Holden, Chief Executive Officer, Clesports Academy

Derek Steele, Asst. Director of Operations & Finance, Social Justice Learning Institute

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

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2:40 PM - 3:40 PM

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

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

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

Melanie Capacia Johnson, co-founder & Managing Partner, Tiny Horse

Elizabeth Blake-Thomas, Director/Writer

Michael Feifer, Producer-Director-Writer

Doug Shinsato, CEO, Heyou Media

Tobias Queisser, co-founder & CEO, Cinelytic

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

Colby Smith, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ABC News Digital and Live Streaming, Disney DTCI

Stuart McLean, founder and president, Content & Co.

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Daniel Cohan, Agent, ICM Partners

Peter T. Cohen, SVP Programming Strategy & Content Development, Anthem Sports & Entertainment

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

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Wednesday, November 13th

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

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

Jen Rudolph, founder, The Actor’s Greenroom

Brian Herskowitz, CCO, Horror Equity Fund

Nicholas Tana, CEO, Smart Media

Keith Newman, Mentor/Advisor, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Sydney Armani, President and CEO, Fintech World Group

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

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

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

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

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

Jonathan Schwartz, CCO, New Dimension

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

Michael Rosenberg, Untitled Entertainment

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

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

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Kelly Bayett, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Barking Owl

Jiffy Iuen, co-founder and CEO, Frank Collective

Michelle Wong, President, Dailey LA

Stefanie Nissen, founder, TRVL Porter

William Rassman, CFP®, Founder, Wealth Thought Out

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

Joleen Hughes, Founder & Principal, Hughes Media Law Group, Moderator

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11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

Jesse J. Weiner, Of Counsel, Yingke Law Firm

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

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

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Matt William Knowles, Actor and Producer

Gary Kho, Partner, XBG Consulting, Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

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

Jourdan Guyton, co-creator/Diretor, “Two Grown”, A BET Digital Original

Mira Crisp, former, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

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

Gwen Miller, VP of Content Strategy, Kin Community

Giovannie Espiritu, Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, MethodFest, Board of Director, C.O.R.A. (Domestic Violence Agency)

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, House of Baron, Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

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

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

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

Doug Shinsato, CEO, Heyou Media

Chris Borelli, Vice President, Brand Partnerships, IMGN Media

Glenn Bartlett, VP Creative, Creative Center | Sony Pictures Television

Elsa Ramo, Managing Partner, Ramo Law PC, Moderator

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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

Tanya Wright, SAG Award Winner, Orange is the New Black; HBO’s True Blood

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

Marina Grasic, Co-Managing Partner, Oakhurst Entertainment

Jenelle Lindsay, Head of TV, Unanimous Media

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

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PRSA - The Intersections Conference

4 PM – 5:00 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall

Who Owns Content: A Look at Media, Feeds and Platforms and the Journalists, Personalities and PR Execs Feeding Them ”

Brian Lowry, Senior Writer, CNN

Angel Rodriguez, Assistant Managing Editor, Los Angeles Times

David Bloom, Forbes/TubeFilter/TV Rev

Amanda Samaan, Revolver PR, moderator

 

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall