Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Influencer & Brand - AR/VR/XR - Social Media - Beauty

Internet TV - Packaging & Financing - Cannabis + Wellness

 

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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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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

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

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

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

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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

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

Speakers to be announced

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2:50 PM – 3:30 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

The VR-AR-Immersive - Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Brand Vision

Boo Wong, Global Director of Emerging Technology, The Mill

Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage

Kate McCallum, Producer, MESMERICA, Vortex Immersion Media

John Canning, Executive Producer – New Media & Experiential, Digital Domain

Dan Ferguson, Co-Founder, EVP Digital, Groove Jones

Piotr Uzarowicz, Head of Partnerships, Arcturus

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MGA, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Craft Cannabis - Family Farms - The Art and Science of the Cannabis Experience

Justin Calvino, co-founder, Emerald Exchange

Michael Katz, co-founder, Emerald Exchange

Shawn Gold, Adviser, LowellHerbCo & MedMen, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Eat, Pray, Post - Inside the Lives of Food & Travel Influencers

 

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

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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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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

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Women Cannabis Entrepreneur – Wellness – Scientist – Activist - Personality

Erin Gore, Founder, Garden Society

Madison Margolin, cofounder, DoubleBlind - Freelance Writer, Rolling Stone & Vice Media

Courtney Dorne, President, Vertical Brands

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

Laura Albers, LA Research + Strategy, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Short-Form Video: The explosive nature behind Tik Tok

 

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

 

Special Celebration Event

Co-Sponsored by PRSA, Public Relations Society of America

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Ahmanson Hall, Skirball Center

The Influencer Awards - The Special Evening Event!

Cultural Influencers in an Expanding Digital Universe

Complete Conference Agenda - Click Here

Digital Hollywood, November 13th, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM, Breakfast Roundtable: Herscher - Guerin B, Webcast

Women Leadership in Cannabis: Medical - Science - Leisure - Technology

Host: Simone Cimiluca-Radzins, co-founder, Kadin Enterprises

Lori Ajax, Chief of Bureau of Cannabis Control, State of California

Whitney Beatty, Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Apothecarry Brands, Inc.

Jazmín Aguiar, President, The Working Group

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9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection - Programming, Content & Advertising

Neil Ishibashi, Director of Design Development, Fandango

Nick Galante, VP of Media and Growth, Direct Agents

Joy Tang, CEO and founder, Markable.ai

Damian Pelliccione, CEO & Co-Founder, Revry.TV

Scott Kramer, Director of Digital, Olive Bridge Entertainment

Moderator - David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac

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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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10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

Newton Lee, Author/Editor, #1 New Release in Preventive Medicine: "The Transhumanism Handbook"

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

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

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Cannabis Wellness Culture: A Lifestyle of  Innovation - Healing, Beauty and Relaxation to Massage Therapy

Dean Waters, CEO, FLOWERTOWN

Alasdair Lennox, Executive Creative Director, FITCH

Speakers to be announced

 

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

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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

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

Speakers to be announced

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, The Conference Tent

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, Managing Partner, Dailey

Stefanie Nissen, founder, TRVL Porter

Nechelle Vanias, Chief Solutions Officer, Six Degrees of Influence

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

Gary Kho, Partner, XBG Consulting, Moderator

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

AR/VR/MR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand/Experiential/LBE

Ariel Rubin, co-Founder, The Wild Optimists

Dan Rutstein, President, Laduma

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Cynthia Feemster, Creative Lead, Advanced Advertising Innovation Products, Viacom

Barry Sandrew, Executive Producer, AR Studios a Division of NexTech AR Solutions and Founder, Legend3D

Grant Ogburn, Head Of Client Services, Tiltshift Agency, Publicis Groupe

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Science of Medical Cannabis: Matching Strains, Potency and Dosage to Specific Diseases and Disorders

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

Harry Rose, founder and CEO, Rosette Wellness

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

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

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

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

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

Influencer Brand Building Workshop: Finding Your Voice and Design a Strategy to Create the Right Content

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Hollywood - The Disruption: The OTT Multiscreen Experience Goes Mainstream

Katie Nelson, Executive Producer, News Content, ABC News

Chris Cary, Head of BTI Studios, former, CMO, Technicolor, former CTO, Paramount Pictures

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

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Joerg Bachmaier, SVP, Head of Premium Studios, Rooster Teeth/ Warner Bros

Jason Henderson, Director of Engagement, ActiveVideo, LLC.

Moderator - Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC.

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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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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Herscher, Guerin B, The Cannabis Luncheon, Webcast

Cannabis Injustice and Social Equity: From Schedule I to Addressing the Human Cost of Prohibition and Criminalization

Speakers to be announced

 

The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

1:00 – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

Because You Can't Pay Your Rent With Free Product: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Navigating Deals

 

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

Peter Csathy, Founder & Chairman, CREATV Media, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

2:00 – 2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

Instagram: A Deep Dive

 

Beauty, Food Innovation & Wellness: An Industry - A Lifestyle

2:00 - 2:45 PM: Herscher Hall

The Wellness Entrepreneur – Beauty – Fitness – Food – Fashion – Media - Tech

Courtney Casgraux, co-Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Kendra Studdert, co-Founder, GBY BEAUTY

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

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

The Cannabis Legal Barometer – The Effects of Banking, Federal, and Local Policies on the Industry

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Alexander Freedman, Department of Cannabis Regulation, Deputy Los Angeles City Attorney

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Jack Jacobson, Advisor, Thompson Coburn

Bryan Bergman, Esq. | Partner. NOLAN HEIMANN LLP, Moderator

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