Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

 

Wednesday, Continued from Left Column

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Marina Grasic, Co-Managing Partner, Oakhurst Entertainment

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

Jenelle Lindsay, Head of TV, Unanimous Media

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, 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

 

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”

Kristena D. Hatcher, HR Executive Diversity and Inclusion CAA

Arlene Krantz, Author, World Women Foundation

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

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Thursday, May 23rd

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

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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

Max Brody, Founder and CEO, Cent

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

Randall Crowder, Chief Operating Officer, Phunware

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

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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

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

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert @JulieSpira

Debra Fine, CEO, Fine Line Accelerator; Founder, Well Healed @DebraLynnFine

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media @BaruAdvertising

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media, @ErinK217

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

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

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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

Veline Mojarro, Director of Equity, Safety and Inclusion for Goldenvoice's Every One Initiative

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

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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

 

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

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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

Enzo Villani, Managing Partner, Transform Group

Chaitanya, Founder & CEO, Scanta

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

Vanessa Camones, Venture Principal, West Coast, TechWildcatters

Stuart Bullard, CEO, Airtherium

Jerry Kowal, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, BitMovio

Timothy E. Burke, Co-Founder | RUON™

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

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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

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

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

PARTNERING BRANDS WITH HOLLYWOOD CONTENT & HOW TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

Stacy Jones, CEO of Hollywood Branded, Moderator

Alma Bogden-Turner, Founder and owner of ÜberPRomo, Film Producer

Courtney Jackson, Senior Integrations Producer of Steve Harvey's talk show "STEVE"

Daniela Polk, Producer, Marketing Consultant at Chapo, LLC.

Michael Mihail, Director and Executive Producer of Guerilla Hollywood

Mimi Slavin, Head of Marketing & Business Development at Greenfence Consumer, Former Head of Global Marketing Partnerships at DreamWorks Animation

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Cecile Baird, co-founder, Decentrl & Blockchain For Good

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

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

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

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

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Complete Conference Agenda - Click Here

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 Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Luncheon

VI. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

VII. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Wellness - Science

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

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

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

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

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

XIII. The University Project: Film - TV - Technology

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The Three Day Intensive

Hollywood Deals & Packages - Crowdfunding

Reception Sponsor

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Digital Hollywood Spring, May 21-23, 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, May 21st, 2019

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

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Moderator - Mike Vorhaus, CEO, Vorhaus Advisors

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Noon – 1:00 PM

Session II: Film-TV-Production Track - Guerin A, 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

Efe Akbulut, Head of Analytics, BritBox (BBC and ITV Joint Venture)

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

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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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

Tracey S. Kardash, Deputy Director Development Los Angeles, PEN America Los Angeles

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Kevin Rosenblatt, VP Product & Content, ESL North America

Arabian Prince, 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

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Webcast

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

Kristina Serafim, Director, Verizon Ventures

Paul Sterling, Vice President of Emerging Products, UnitedHealthcare

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

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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

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)

Tim Zajaros, co-founder, Armory Films (“El Tonto,” “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” “The Dark Age,” “Arctic,” “Mudbound.”

Scott Iason, Digital Talent and Packaging Agent, Creative Artists Agency

Adam Leipzig, Founder & CEO, MediaU

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

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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

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

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

Elizabeth Blake-Thomas, Director/Writer

Tobias Queisser, co-founder & CEO, Cinelytic

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman, Moderator

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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

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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Track III: 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

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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

 

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

 

Wednesday, May 22nd

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

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

Richard Greenberg, Motion Picture Financier

Marc Deschenaux, Founder & Managing Partner, Deschenaux, Hornblower & Partners LLP

Bastiaan den Braber, Venture Advisor, Lumo Labs

Keith Newman, Mentor/Advisor, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

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

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 Shwarzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

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

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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, Of Counsel, Yingke Law Firm

Yan Cui, Producer/Director

Michael Berry, Professor of Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies, UCLA

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Matt William Knowles, Actor and Producer

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

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Hollywood - The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience Goes Mainstream

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

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

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

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.

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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

Rob Jacobs, co-founder and Chief UnSitter, UnSit

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

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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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

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

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

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

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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

Jay Tucker, Executive Director, Center for MEMES, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Bill Thompson, Executive Director, Young Storytellers

Maikiko James, Director of Programs, Women in Film

Rebecca Wray, Executive Producer, Durable Goods

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

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