Special Event at Digital Hollywood

The Skirball Center

Los Angeles, California

November 12-14, 2019

 

Participating Universities

 

Discount Extends to other UCLA schools

29th Annual Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

CSU Media Arts Festival

 

The Organizing Committee

Garrett S. Hart, Chair & Professor, Department of Cinema & Television Arts, California State University, Fullerton

Dr. David Kahn, Professor & Chair, Television, Radio, Film & Theatre, San Jose State University

Dr. Dina Ibrahim, Director, The California State University Entertainment Industry Initiative & Associate Professor, Broadcast & Electronic Media Arts, San Francisco State University

Theresa Mendoza, Senior Advisor, Campus Advancement, The California State University Chancellor’s Office

Dr. Jerry Mosher, Professor & Chair, Department of Film & Electronic Arts, California State University, Long Beach

Bridget Murnane, Associate Professor, Department of TV, Film and Media Studies, California State University, Los Angeles

Simone Nelson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations, The California State University Entertainment Industry Initiative

Victor Harwood, founder, President and Director, Digital Hollywood

 

 

The University AR-VR-MR Consortium

Extending Innovation in VR-AR-MR to Universities Nationwide

Submit Your University - Click Here - Universities nationwide can join in with the University AR-VR-MR Consortium at Digital Hollywood. The Consortium will bring together AR-VR-MR experts from Universities, Technology and Entertainment and Education Organizations in Seminars, Workshops and Retreats

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

Dr. Pamela Rutledge, Director of the Media Psychology Research Center, Fielding Graduate University

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, ITP Foundation, Assistant professor, Sofia U

Caryn Wiley-Rapoport, SVP of Consumer Insight, Canvas Worldwide

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Influencer - Advertising - Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Live Webcast

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

Hannah E. Taylor, Partner, Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations Group, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Vanessa Flaherty, partner and SVP, DBA

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

Amber Raspberry Mayo, founder, WYD

Jenn Fink, Director Digital & Social Strategy, GLOW

Andrew Solmssen, President, California, Wunderman Thompson, 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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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, “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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:50 PM – 2:40 PM

Session I:  Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

The Immersive Media Think Tank: AR-VR-MR - The Expanding Vision of an Industry
Christina Lee Storm, Vice President of Business Operations, Strategy, & Emerging Technology, Advanced Creative Technology, DreamWorks Animation

Laura Hertzfeld, XR Partnerships, Yahoo News/Verizon Media Group

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

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

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

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

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence, Paramount Pictures

Peter Csathy, Founder & Chairman, CREATV Media, Moderator

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

Austin Hare, (@austinxhare)

Donnoven Nguyen, (@donnoven)

Sara Mills, (@saraontheinternet)

Serena Laurel, (@serenalaurel)

Moderator - Alex Hager, Tinysponsor, (@alexhager)

 

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, co-Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Kendra Studdert, co-Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Ishmael Mayhew, founder, Savish

Rob Jacobs, co-founder and Chief UnSitter, UnSit

Ken Rosenblood, CEO and Founder, obVus Solutions

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Live Webcast

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Jason Jercinovic, Vice President Technology, Northhighland

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

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

Ron Bloom, CEO, Reach TV

Sybil Grieb, former, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Marlina Fletcher, Managing Director, Stink Studios

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

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

Nichelle S. Carr, Lead Producer, West City One Studios

Emilienne Gray, EVP of Original Content & Programming, Tiny Horse

Jaena Sta. Ana, Line Producer, DreamWorks Animation

Evan Shapiro, President, National Lampoon

Billy Sprout, Collegiate esports, Blizzard Entertainment

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Brittani Kagan, Head of Talent, Portal A

Raphael Leopold, Founder/Executive Producer, Rodeo Show

Alice Aoki, Actress, Founder & CEO, Aoki Entertainment

Greg Harrison, Executive Creative Director, MOCEAN

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

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

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

Dane Smith, Vice President, THE THIRD FLOOR, INC.

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

Andrew Shulkind, Director of Content Innovation & Creative Technologies, The Madison Square Garden Company, Sphere

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

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

Stephen Powers, COO, Wisdome.LA

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

University Project Registration is good to attend all events on all Three days - see full Agenda - Click Here

 

Special Event at Digital Hollywood - Click Here

Tuesday, November 12th - Thursday, November 14th, 2019

The Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90049

The University Project

A Celebration of Education, Technology and Entertainment

 

Registration for the The University Project  - for Students & Faculty Only

Registration for Everyone Else - Click Here

 

Special Event at Digital Hollywood Fall!

29th Annual

CSU Media Arts Festival

The Schedule, Magnin Auditorium, Skirball Center

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Finalist Screening and Awards Ceremony
Names and Categories to be announced

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Ahmanson Tent, in front of Ahmanson Hall

Networking Reception, Open to all Attendees

6:00 - 7:30 PMMagnin Auditorium, Open to all Attendees

A Conversation with the Winners

 

Note: Registrants to The University Project can attend any of the three days of Digital Hollywood sessions.  Seating is open.  The sessions listed on this page are strictly a guide - but not a limitation. Lunches are extra.

 

The Vision: The University Project at Digital Hollywood represents an ongoing commitment to supporting the research, development and investment in technology and entertainment and it’s intersection with Universities nationwide.  Colleges and Universities represent the foundation, the starting line in the nation’s investment in technology and advancement in education.  And through year-round programs at Digital Hollywood, we will bring the greatest and most creative minds from technology, entertainment and educational institutions together – both online and face-to-face at our conferences.

The Goal: Digital Hollywood Fall will Celebrate the best in Entertainment & Technology innovation through Film/TV Production, AR-VR-MR-Apps, Influencer/Branding Initiatives and other Specialities.

Tuesday, November 12th, The Skirball Center

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

10:00 AM - 10:55 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

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

Angela B. Turner, SVP, Affiliate & Consumer Marketing, Revolt Media

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

Kyle Britt, Director of Strategy, Tiny Horse

Sam Leigh, Media Strategist, inArtists (iA)

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

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

AR to XR -  The Explosive Impact of XR to Retail, Entertainment, Sports, and Marketing – Use Cases and More

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

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Nigel Tierney, Head of Content, Verizon/RYOT

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

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

The “We Teachers Program”: Supporting Teachers – Empowering Students

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

Sonja Delafosse, Senior Manager, Educator Programs, Microsoft

Sarah Zurbuchen, National Market Director, WE Schools

Moderator, Adam Parker Goldberg, Flipgrid Creative Strategic Engagement, Flipgrid, Microsoft

Additional Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


11:10 AM - 12 Noon, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Social Media and Social Change: Developing Ideas and Movements for a More Just World  – Exploring the Possible!

Lina Renzina, Leader, Creators for Good, The Ad Council

Donna Lamar, Global Executive Creative Director, Twitter

Zoe Katz, Director of Entertainment Philanthropy, WCPG

Marc Berkman, Executive Director, Organization for Social Media Safety

Nancy Yoon, Founder of Asians in LA/CEO, Yooniq Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Track II: Ahmanson Hall

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

Shaine Griffin, Associate Commercials Strategist, SAG-AFTRA

Bruna Nessif, Influencer and Author, “Let That Shit Go: A Journey to Forgiveness, Healing & Understanding Love” & founder, “The Problem With Dating"

Gregg Martin, Actor/Content Creator

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

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Adrian Alperovich, Chief Operating Officer, MWM Studios , Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:15 - 1:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Inspiration Workshop – Freedom to Write – Let’s Get Going - Educators Meet Hollywood Professionals

Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Michelle Franke, Executive Director, PEN America Los Angeles

Rhona Cleary, Director of Program Development, WRiTE BRAiN

Michael Son, Editor-in-Chief, Tapas

Natacha Rousseau, Founder, Diplomatiq.io, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Christian Volk, Director eFootball & Gaming, Digital Transformation & Innovation Division, FIFA

Gayle Dickie, Founder & CEO, Gamer World News Entertainment

J.R. McCabe, Chief Digital Officer of Poker Central, PokerGO and ESP Gaming

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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, Senior 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Music, Film, the Arts and Sports! Creativity and Wellness as the Foundation of Education

Frank Guttler, Program Director, Mobile Film Classroom

Sergio Cuculiza, Executive Director and co-founder of Beautify Earth; Founder of Beautify Education

Johnathan Franklin, Manager of Community Affairs and Engagement, Los Angeles Rams

Nadine Levitt, CEO and founder, WURRLYedu

Shannon McLemore, Actor, Writer, Producer, and Educator

Victoria Lanier, Executive Director, Education Through Music-Los Angeles, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Maureen Polo, Chief Brand Officer, Fullscreen

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

Chad Nelson, Chief Creative Director, Topgolf

Tina Walsh, VP, Content Strategy, Tongal

Glenn Ginsburg, SVP of Global Partnerships, QYOU Media

Jonathan Skogmo, CEO, Jukin Media

Greg Kampanis, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital, Omnia Media, 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

Lidia Porto, co-star, GET SHORTY

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast Live

Women on the Creative Edge: From Film & TV to Innovative Lifestyle & Technology: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Terry Hurlbutt, Vice President and Executive Editor, ABC News Digital

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

Shelley Andagan, Director, Game Studio Relations & Executive Producer, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:40 PM - 3:40 PM

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

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

Doug Shinsato, CEO, Heyou Media

Tobias Queisser, co-founder & CEO, Cinelytic

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum, Guerin B

Movies, TV, Technology & Music that Matter: Meet the Educators – A Creativity Exchange

Moderator, Armine Kourouyan, MPH Senior Project Manager, Hollywood, Health & Society, USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center

Shish Aikat, co-founder and Head of Global Learning, John Hughes Institute & Head of Global Learning, Tau Films

Eva Bitar, Motion Picture and Television Manager, City of Los Angeles

Akira Nakano, Founder and President, Los Angeles Inception Orchestra

Scilla Andreen, CEO & Co-Founder IndieFlix Group 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 - Content - Celebrity - Strategies with Media/Entertainment/Technology Partners

Beckley Mason, Executive Director Brand Partnerships, Bleacher Report

Autumn Nazarian, Senior Vice President Content+ // Sponsorship & Partnerships, Mindshare

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

Sharad Devarajan, co-creator, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Striker Force 7 - Animated Series

Armando Yee Jr., Producer/Director, FOX Sports

Moderator, Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Room 303-304

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

Dr. Coco Cabrel, MD, Reiki Master, Founder, L!festorm Calms

Sophia Cavalli, President, Intuitive Mind Strategies

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

Anne Stockwell, MFA. Author, Coach, Cancer Veteran and Founder, Well Again

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

The Why Not Challenge: A National Literacy Innovation Program – Failure is Not an Option!

Arcena Upson, MPB Clerk/Sail, Lean Captain, Walgreen Co., Member of Walgreens Boots Alliance

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

Brian Chernow, Vice President, West Region, Scholastic Education

Duran Bowie, founder, im a movement not a monument

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