The Digital Hollywood Experience


Next Live Event:

Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, October 16th

Live Streaming in Four Rooms

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171: Live Webcast

AR to XR - How XR will Fundamentally Shift How Companies do Business in the Next Two Years

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

Nigel Tierney, Director of Development & Production at Oath//RYOT

Leon Laroue, Product Manager, New Ventures, AR Eyewear, Epson

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C., former, Chief Legal Officer and VP, Magic Leap

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC


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Noon – 1:00 PM, Guerin A, in Herscher

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Andrew Sugerman, Producer, “Conviction,” “Any Day,” “The Divide,” “Prozac Nation,” and Exec. Produced, “Shopgirl”

Michael Berk, Emmy Award Winning Producer, “Soul Surfer,” “Baywatch” TV and Movie

Steve Foster, Head of Original Content, Adaptive Studios

Brian Beckmann, CFO, Arclight Films

Nick Vallelonga, Writer/Producer/Director/Actor, “Green Book”
Brian Currie, Writer/Producer/Actor, "Green Book"

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

The Hollywood Masterclass: TV, Film and Video - Packaging - Producing - Bundling - Distributing in a Cross-Platform World

Adam Arkin, Emmy award-winning, Director, Executive Producer, Actor

Lidia Porto, Actor, co-star, GET SHORTY (Series on Epix)

Don Handfield, CEO/President, Motor, Producer, “The Founder” & “Kill The Messenger”

Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, Writer, Producer, Director, "White Water", "Be Known

Goya Robles, Actor, “Get Shorty”, “The Mentalist”

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


3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

The TV/Film/Video - Platforms and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Distribution Package

Miriam Mintz, Director of Development, JASH (Group Nine Studios)

Mike Gabrawy, Chief Creative Officer, Arclight Films

Philip Shafran, Director, Content Activation, Brand and Business Development, America’s Funniest Home Videos

Folayo Lasaki, Head of Marketing, SoulPancake, div. of Participant Media

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick, Moderator


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Oct. 16th - Herscher, 303-4

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Webcast

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to Hollywood Content - Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

Daniel Tibbets, President-GM, El Rey Network

Seth Shapiro, CEO, AlphaNetworks

Nick Nelson, Head of Product Management, OWNZONES

Dan Dieffenbach, Chief Content Officer, Rebel Labs

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


Noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

Greg Potter, Analyst, Media & Communications, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, 3 AM / Ridley Scott Creative Group

Patrick Aluise, SVP, Digital Content, Moviebill (Partners with Regal Theaters)

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., President, HitPoint Studios

Robert Lester, Associate Creative Director, GLOW

Moderator, Nancy King, Brand Strategist, NewView Marketing


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

The Social Differentiator: Social Data and Social Reach Partner with Hollywood

Amy Luca, President, theAmplify

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Stephanie Gutierrez, Director, Digital & Social Marketing of Engine Content/Art Machine

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

Tim Sovay, COO, CreatorIQ

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator


3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

AR/MR in Hollywood and Advertising – An Experiential Creative Platform

Mark Netter, Director, Creative Campaigns, DC Universe, Warner Bros Digital Networks

Natascha French, CMO, VNTANA

Kati Halonen, CCO and co-founder, AR Video Booth

Lynn Rosenthal, Founder/CEO, Periscape, AR/VR

Jiten Dajee, Lead Technologist, Deloitte Digital

Anthony Borquez, founder and CEO, Grab

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator


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Tuesday, October 16th

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Co-Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Sam Leigh, Producer, Artist & Brand Manager, inArtists (iA)

Lynette Cenée, Beauty and Make-up Influencer, 447K YouTube Subscribers

Drew Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Tubefilter

Alexandra Pickett, Account Director, RQ

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA, Moderator


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Producer’s Strategic Roundtable: Film - TV - Internet

Larry Kasanoff, Producer, True Lies, Mortal Kombat, Strange Days, Co- Founder, Lightstorm Entertainment (with James Cameron)

Danny Zuker, Five Time Emmy Winner, Producer of Modern Family (ABC), Just Shoot Me, Grace Under Fire

Michael Berk, Producer and Writer Baywatch: The Movie, Soul Surfer, SPF18, Creator, Baywatch (TV Series)

Randal Kleiser, Director and Producer: Grease, Blue Lagoon, New Virtual Reality Series DEFROST VR

John Canning, Executive Producer, Digital Domain, Chair of New Media Council, Producers Guild of America, Moderator

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Tuesday, October 16th

10:00 AM - 11:00 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

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Ronit Cohn, Vice President of Creator Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Rob Fishman, co-founder, Brat, a Gen-Z network

Jennifer Perri, Vice President, Univision Creator Network - ‎Univision Communications Inc., Moderator


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173: Live Webcast

VCs, Private Equity and Corporate Investments: The Funding and Accelerating the Content and Technology Marketplace

Pallavi Shah, Senior Vice President, HOULIHAN LOKEY

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Christopher G. Howland, Vice President | Entertainment Industries Division, PACIFIC MERCANTILE BANK

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Megan Jones, Associate, Clark & Trevithick

Bill Drewry, Founding Partner, Pursuit Advisory LP.

Larry Gerbrandt, principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Women on the Creative Edge: From Cinematic Entertainment and TV to Sports, Music and VR/AR/MR: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Jackie Guerra, Sports Engineer and CEO, Game Ready Performance

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Jennifer Palais, Cannes Lion Winner, Strategist, Content Director, “The Lady GaGa Experience,” “Apple - 30 Years of Mac Celebration”

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

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Live Stream of Music Festivals and Concerts: Brands, Bands and New Technologies

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media

Shawn Streiff, Lead Manager Experiential, Live Streaming, and Strategy AT&T Hello Lab

Scott Mirkin, President, ESM Productions, a ROC Nation Company

Nadine Shelton, Emerging Tech Consultant, All for One

Mazen Alawar, Brand Director, The Recording Academy

Kim Owens, Founding Editor | Digital Media & Entertainment Researcher, Kaffeine Buzz, Moderator


3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

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

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels,

Shane Keats, Director of Industry Marketing, Media and Entertainment, Akamai

Maia McCann, Editor-in-Chief and VP of Content, RockYou Media

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Zak Shaikh, Senior Consultant, Magid

Hunter Sappington, Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator






















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