The Digital Hollywood Experience

 

Next Live Event:

Digital Hollywood

Wednesday, May 24th

Live Streaming in Four Rooms

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Wednesday, May 24th - Guerin A

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session I: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

The VR-AR ThinkTank: Top Executives From Leading Technology and Entertainment Companies Assess the Current Expansion and Likely Evolution of the Industry

Fredrik Frizell, COO and EP, HERE BE DRAGONS

Niko Chauls, Director of Emerging Technology, USA Today & Gannett Network

Scot Barbour, VP:Production Technology, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Andrew McGovern, Vice President Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Productions, Digital Domain

Csilla Kozma Andersen, Head of Content Relations, Nokia

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, HeadcaseVR

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Session II: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

Virtual and Augmented Reality: The Technology that will Change Everything: Cinematic, Games, Advertising, TV and Social Media

Jeb Terry, VP, Partner and Program Development, FOX Sports

Owen Hurley, VP, Creative, Animation and Games Group, Technicolor

Dylan Flinn, Agent, Virtual Reality and Business Development, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jason Fiber, Head of Business Products, THX Ltd

Dane Smith, Head of Business Development, The Third Floor

Joerg Bachmaier, SVP, Content Strategy and Co-Productions, Machinima

Shawn Gold, Corporate Marketing Officer, TechStyle Fashion Group, Moderator

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Jeff Nicholas, Director of VR Creative + Production, Live Nation Studios

Tanna Frederick, Producer/actor, Defrost (VR Narrative Film)

Peter Oberdorfer, President, Tactic

Michael Conelly, founder, Blackthorn Media

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Euan Macdonald, CEO, Holor

Carolyn Giardina, Tech Editor, The Hollywood Reporter, Moderator

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Session I: The Guerin A

The Power of VR-AR: A New Language of Artistry - A Unique Moment of Commercial Possibility and Marketplace

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

Peter Akemann, President of Skydance Interactive

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director

Neil Mandt, founder and CEO, Mandt Bros Productions & Mandt VR.

Clay Weishaar, creative director at Tool of North America

Cathy Twigg, Co-Founder/Chief Content and Production Officer, The Rogue Initiative

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

 

 

 

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Wednesday, May 24th
- Herscher Hall

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Stephen Strong, Vice President, Head of Revenue, Newsy, an E.W. Scripps Company

Peter Drinkwater, CEO, SARA Screen Audience Research America

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Sandip Sarda, CEO, Quiptel Ltd

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

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Hollywood, Internet and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence - from Apps, Snapchat & Facebook to OTT Networks

Mike Cruz, ‎Director of Digital Programming, Skybound Entertainment

Alan Cannistraro, CEO, Rheo (former Apps exec, Facebook, Apple)

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Adam Duritza, Senior Director of Global Partnerships, Video & Distribution, Yahoo

Harry Lang, Vice President of Product, Feelin, Hallmark Labs

JR Griffin, Vice President, Digital Marketing & Business Development, FremantleMedia North America

Arthur Wang, Chief Marketing Officer, Super Deluxe, a division of Turner

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

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track III: Herscher Hall, Room 303-304

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

Shannon Flynn, Television Director, Nickelodeon, The Disney Channel

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President, Cinema Programming and Communications, ArcLight Cinemas

Heather Marion, Writer, "Better Call Saul"

Gregg Katano, VR Ambassador, MaiTaiGlobal & Partner/Chief Business Strategist, Unofficial Cardboard, Inc

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

Darlene Hunt, Actor/Writer Producer (“Good Girls Revolt,” “The Big C,” “I Heart Huckabees”)

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

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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

VR-AR Everywhere! - Planes, Theaters, Hotels, Arcade & Theme Parks

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

Cliff Plumer, CEO, THE VOID

Doug Griffin, Founder and CEO, Nomadic VR

Ashley Crowder, CEO, Co-Founder, VNTANA

Lou Pizante, CFO and Head of Corporate Development, Two-Bit Circus

Anthony Borquez, Founder and CEO, Grab

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Wednesday, May 24th
- Ahmanson Hall

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Alison Hoffman, Chief Marketing Officer, Starz

Anathea Ruys, Managing Director, Carat LA

Michael Bertolina, Vice President of Client Development, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN)

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent - ‎WhoSay Inc.

Josh Brooks, SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing, Jam City

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Session I: Ahmanson Hall

Future of Film - From Cinema and Immersive Entertainment to VR/AR and Theme Parks - The Franchise Expands!

Todd Hoddick, CEO, Barco Escape

Gene Munster, Managing Partner, Loup Ventures, previously managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray

Kyle Villella, Vice President of Distribution, Fathom Events

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer Barco Escape

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation

Chris White, Vice President Business Development, Osterhout Design Group

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Inc., Moderator

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall

The Future of Brand Partnerships: Message, Technology, Media, Entertainment & Advertising

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

Beau Avril, Global Head of Product Commercialization, Google

Rich Sutton, Chief Revenue Officer, North America, Trusted Media Brands

Jamie Woglom, Vice President, Marketing, Fathom Events

Steven Haft, Producer Dead Poets Society/MADtv, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Marci Dobrow, SVP, Advertising, HYFN

Adrian Sexton, CEO, TiTAN Platform, Moderator

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV, Mobile & Internet to Social Media and Virtual Reality

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Jamie Elden, President, NYLON Media, Chairman of Socialyte

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Petar Mandich, Chief Talent Officer, ADDITION

Noah Rubin, Editor in Chief, MERRY JANE MEDIA

Mark Wolf, Writer, Director, Producer, Change The World Productions

Tony Hoskins, Founding Partner, POP, Moderator

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

A Celebration of the Best in VR/AR - Immersive Experiences of Mind, Time and Space

Eric Darnell, Chief Creative Officer, Baobab Studios

Maureen Fan, Chief Executive Officer, Baobab Studios
Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer Barco Escape

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Anthony Batt, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, WEVR

Peter Martin, founder & CEO, V.A.L.I.S Studios

 

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Wednesday, May 24th

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Breakfast Session

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

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Moving into the Next Wave

Ben Bloom, Service Line Director, Technologies Media + Gaming, Akamai

John Corser, VP Production at NBCUniversal Cable Productions

Gene Munster, Managing Partner, Loup Ventures, previously managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group, Founder E! Entertainment

Lindsay A. Gardner, Chief Content Officer, Layer3TV

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Inc., Moderator

 

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

Inside the Experience: The Psychology of Immersive Design

Tai Crosby, Founder and CEO, SilVR Thread

Pamela Rutledge, Director, Media Psychology Research Center

Linda Durnell, Managing Partner at Madison Lane Consulting

Tunisha Singleton, Consulting Partner at Reality Science

Shane Pase, Director of Technology, The Lotte Project

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

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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

VR/AR as Change Agent: Social, News, Documentary and Political Media

Kevin Tsukii, Immersive Video Lead, Emblematic Group

Angel Manuel Soto, Creative Filmmaker™ - ‎RYOT

Dylan Roberts, war zone VR filmmaker, Freelance Society

BC Biermann, Founder, The Heavy Projects

Moderators - Robert Hernandez, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, USC Annenberg School of Journalism and

Stuart Sender, President, Balcony Films, Inc.

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session II: - Haas - Room 172 & 173

Virtual Reality as Technology/Content for Entertainment, Space Science and Visual Exploration

Jen Dennis, Head of RSA VR, RSA Films (Ridley Scott & Associates Films)

David Karlak, Director, VR experience for Alien:Covenant, RSA Films

Kalan Ray, Lead Experience Designer, Magnopus, Mission: ISS

Danilo Moura, Strategy, Business Development & VR Creative Services - ‎LOOT Interactive, LLC - VR Production Partner for 8i and Time Inc.’s LIFE VR “Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS”

Christian Laursen, Creative Director & VR Creative Services - ‎LOOT Interactive, LLC - VR Production Partner for 8i and Time Inc.’s LIFE VR “Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS”

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, Moderator

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II:  Haas - Room 172-173

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - TV, Internet and Mobile

Scott Barton, Senior Vice President, Branded Digital Content and Products, Starz

Mitch Weinraub, Director - Advanced Video Products, Dish Network

Rick Capstraw, Director Media & Entertainment Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Neil Deiter, Content/Technology, Cisco

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Clint Schaff, VP, Strategy + Development, Los Angeles Times

David Cutbill, U.S. Advisory Leader, Media & Entertainment, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Moderator

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

The Women's Summit - By Women - For Women - About Women

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

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Sophia Dilley, Vice President of Production and Development, Route One (Tallulah, Colossal, Landline)

Jaime Burke, co-founder and President, Lifeboat Productions

Rachel Feldman, Director/Writer - Film/TV/Digital. FAIR FIGHT, KINKS

Alicia Malone, Film Reporter, TV Host, Producer, Writer, Editor

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator