Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Influencer Branding - Wellness - AR/MR - Internet TV

Financing & Packaging Hollywood - Social Media - Food

 

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

Speaker Selection: To Submit a speaker, please email your speaker submission indicating panel(s) of interest along with bio of your speaker, backgrounder of your company

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: 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

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

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, 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

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

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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

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 Partnerships, METRO Group

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

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

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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

Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty, BuzzFeed

Jesse Nunez, CEO, PopFlyXP

Art Sims, CEO, 1124 Design, Inc.

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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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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Digital Hollywood, May 21-23, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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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

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anthony Layser, VP, Partnerships & Programming, Xumo

Kayvan Ghavim, Head of Content and Brand Strategy, Vertical Networks

Seth Shapiro, CEO, AlphaNetworks

Dana Golden, VP of Sales and Marketing, Syancor

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

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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

Dr. Christopher Vincent, co-founder & CEO, Altus Health

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

Elliot Roth, founder, Spira

Michele Stueven, Food Editor, L.A. Weekly, Moderator

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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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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, Media Strategist, inArtists (iA)

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

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

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Noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, Unit 9

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

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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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

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

Trevor Hudson, Founder, inHouse Produce

Susan Haymer, Eco-Food Specialist, 360 Degree Communications, 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

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

Susan Campos, Media Consultant, former Reporter, KABC-TV, MSNBC 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 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

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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

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

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

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

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

Will Campbell, CEO and founder, Quantasy, Moderator

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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

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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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 & founder, Just Add Water™

Annie Vonheim, Wellness Expert, Creator, Smart Pressed Juice

Stephanie Kordan, The Sensual Foodie®

Kanchan Koya, Tasty Creator and founder, Spice Spice Baby

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

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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