Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Podcasting Forum - AR/VR/XR - Cannabis - Social Media

Micro-Influencers - Internet TV - Packaging & Financing

 

Complete Conference Agenda - Click Here

Tracks and Themes

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

II. Dr. Jackie! STEM + Hollywood + Sports + Community = The Innovation Forum!

III. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

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

V. The Micro 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. Food Innovation + Wellness + Beauty: Food Culture - Food Industry

XI. The Podcasting Forum: Content - Distribution - Advertising

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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Day-Long Event - The Podcasting Forum

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcasting Talent, Networks, Distribution & Advertising, Part II

Tim Street, Vice President, Influence & Production, Authentic

Max Cutler, President, Parcast, a Spotify Company

Kelly Garner, Founder and CEO, Treefort

ABC News, Speaker to be announced

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Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172

The Producers/Marketers Roundtable: Building the Podcast Audience - From Niche to SuperNiche

 

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

 

STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Investors in Space, Space Start-ups and Space Education: From NASA and JPL to Blue Origin, SpaceX, Boeing to Aerospace Corporation

 

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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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

Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Executive Director/Founder, VRTO

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Brian Weiner, Founder and CEO, The Illusion Factory

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)

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

Danilo Moura Silva, VP Immersive Experiences, EXPERIUS VR, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Youtube: A Deep Dive

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

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

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Day-Long Event - The Podcasting Forum

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcast Programming: Personality & Interview, Crime & Drama, Investigative Journalism, Comedy and Politics

Jane Marie, Host, "Little Everywhere" & producer, "This American Life"

Sim Sarna, founder & CEO, Cloud10, co-host, “Unqualified”

Arielle Nissenblatt, founder, Earbuds Podcast Collective, Marketing and Business Development, Castbox, Moderator

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Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172

Merchandising the Podcast Brand: Products - Spinoffs - Appearances - Influencers

 

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Space Innovators: VR/AR/XR - Experiments in Technology & Design

Rob Ray, Senior Designer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

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

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Producing Video OTT/Social Content, Podcasts - 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

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

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

 

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

Eve Weston, CEO & Creator of Realities, EXELAUNO

Julia Zuzanna Sokolowska, co-founder, Hazard VR

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

The Emergence of Gaming Influencers: YouTube Gaming, Twitch and beyond

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcast Producers, Content Programmers & Influencers: Creativity in an Evolving Artform

Arwen Champion Nicks, Head of Podcasting, Southern California Public Radio

Alexandra August, Podcast Producer, Skybound Entertainment

Stephen Perlstein, Director, Podcasts, Studio71, 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

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Digital Hollywood, November 14th, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

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

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Day-Long Event - The Podcasting Forum

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcasting in Hollywood: Leadership in the Industry: Content - Distribution - Advertising

Andi Frieder, Global Head of Industry, Entertainment Vertical, Spotify

Tyler Moody, V.P./G.M., WarnerMedia Podcast Network, WarnerMedia

Conal Byrne, President, iHeartPodcast Network, iHeartMedia

Herb Scannell, President And Chief Executive Officer, Southern California Public Radio

Brad Mielke, Host, ABC News’ ‘Start Here’, Moderator

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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

Speakers to be announced

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Day Long Exploration 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood: A Conference for Educators, Space Visionaries & Students

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Space: The Challenge for the Future: Roadmap to the Moon and Beyond

 

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, FITE

Alia J. Daniels, Esq., Co-Founder | COO, Revry

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

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

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

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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

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

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

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

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

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Day-Long Event - The Podcasting Forum

11:15 AM - 12 Noon

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcast Leadership: The Industry Visionaries

Peter Morris, CEO, PodcastOne

Rob Greenlee, VP, Content and Partnerships, Libsyn

Leslie Merklinger, Senior Director, Audio Innovation, CBC Radio & Audio

Chris Bannon, Chief Content Officer, Stitcher

Todd Cochrane, CEO, Blubrry

Clint Schaff, Vice President of Strategy and Development, Los Angeles Times, (Dirty John podcast), Moderator

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive 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

Nicole Meighan, Qualitative Analyst, Magid

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Michael McGar, President, QuantumERA

James Giglio, CEO and Founder, MVP Interactive

Jesus Brambila, Management Director and Coordinator, Magnopus

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

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

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

Tara Kelly, President & CEO, CannaKids

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Dr. Robb Flannery, CEO, Dr. Robb Farms

Dr. Sandra Carrillo, International Medical Cannabis Expert, Panama/Colombia

Dr. Paula Shore, Medical Cannabis/Family Medicine Specialist

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

K-12 Space Exploration: The Building Blocks for a National Strategy

Z. Nagin Cox, Tactical Mission Lead : Curiosity Rover Flight Team, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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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

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

The Luncheon Roundtable - The Fireside Chat

 

Day-Long Event - The Podcasting Forum

12:15 - 1:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcasting Talent, Networks, Distribution & Advertising, Part I

Kelli Hurley, SVP Digital Partnerships, Sales, Westwood One

Caroline Edwards, Director of the Podcast Initiatives, ICM Partners

Andy Bowers, Chief Innovation Officer, Megaphone

Claire Fanning, VP of Ad Innovation, Pandora

Rob Greenlee, VP, Content and Partnerships, Libsyn, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172

The Analytics of Podcasting: How to Evaluate the Data

Dave Zohrob, co-founder and CEO, Chartable.com

Jeanine Percival Wright, COO & CLO, Simplecast

WarnerMedia, Speaker to be announced

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

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

The Luncheon Roundtable - Two Issues in Discussion

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

II. Cannabis Advocacy and Social Equity

 

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, Partner, one llp, Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law

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

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

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

Speakers to be announced

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STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Space Educators: From Space Scientists to Creative Visionaries

Marc Zicree, TV, Writer/Producer, Star Trek – The Next Generation, Sliders, Babylon 5, Deep Space Nine

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

Z. Nagin Cox, Tactical Mission Lead : Curiosity Rover Flight Team, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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, Webcast

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

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

Samantha Gorman, Co-Founder and Director, Tender Claws

Mark Rickard, Founder, Executive Producer, Virtuality

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

Eric Navarrette, Co-founder, Chief Marketing Officer, ARwall

David Brady, Chief Executive Officer, Cream Productions

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172

The Podcast Production Company: From Indie Start-up to TV/Film Divisions

Aaron Hart, Vice President, TV/Film Development, Wondery

Lee Schneider, Founder of Red Cup Agency & FutureX Podcast Network, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

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

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

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

Brett Leonard, Award-Winning Filmmaker/Futurist

Michael Angelotti, Geneticist and Product Developer, Emerald Cup Products

Jeff Lowenfels, Lawyer and Award Winning Author, "Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to The Soil Food Web"

Dr. Kat A. Donnelly, Founder and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here