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A Major Event at Digital Hollywood

Digital Hollywood Presents
Virtual & Augmented

Reality Summit

Special Events:

Monday, October 19th – Marina Vista Room, by invitation

The Welcome Dinner – Hollywood & Immersive Entertainment

From Film, IMAX and 3D to Virtual Reality – From Theaters to Mobile Platforms

Dinner Speakers and Honorees:

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Chris Defaria, President Animation, Digital Production & Visual Effects, Warner Bros.

Corey Turner, VP Post Production, Paramount

Moderator – Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

Additional Speakers to be announced

Tuesday, October 20th

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual Reality Entertainment Festival at Digital Hollywood

co-sponsored by TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

On the Dais – Evening VIP Commentators Include:

Grant Anderson, Head of Studio. JauntVR

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

Nathan Burba, co-founder & CEO, Survios

Neville Spiteri, co-founder and CEO, WEVR

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada Studios, Mirada Studios

Additional Speakers to be announced

Honoring the Best in VR, AR and Immersive

1. Best in VR Storytelling – The Narrative Experience

2. Best in VR Gaming – Entertainment Experience – VR-AR-Immersive

3. Best in Storytelling in Advertising – VR-AR-Immersive

4. Best in Live VR Broadcast – News, Sports, Music, Special Event

5. Best in Technology Innovation – VR – AR – Holography – Interactive

6. Best in User Interface – Navigating the Experience – AR-VR-Immersive

7. Best in Music Experience – VR – Music Video – 180 Video

8. Best in Kids Entertainment Experience – VR-AR-Game-IoT

9. Best in Animation – in VR-AR-Immersive-Out of Home

10. Best in Total Immersive – From Theme Park to Domes

11. Best in VR-AR Retail Advertisement – Branded Entertainment

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace

Special VIP Dinner: The Immersive Entertainment and Technology Track

The Interface: An Object of Beauty: The Doorway to Everything

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

Wednesday, October 21st

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual & Augmented Reality Keynote Event

An AR-VR-Hollywood Mindmeld –

Creative Artists Meet Technology Visionaries

Philip Rosedale, CEO, High Fidelity (founder, Linden Lab)

The Complete Agenda

Monday, October 19th

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM The Workshop

Track IV: The Plaza Room

Financing Virtual and Augmented Reality: CONTENT BUSINESS MODELING – An Overview of Current Monetization Models

Chris Fralic, Partner, First Round

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc. Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM

The Welcome Dinner, Marina Vista Room

Hollywood & Immersive Entertainment VR & AR Welcome Dinner

Film – VR – Imax – 3D/4D – Theaters & the Multiplex to TV and Mobile Platforms

Tuesday, October 20th

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

AR – VR and the Human Brain: The Impact of Neuromarketing on the Real-Time Design of Immersive Entertainment and Advertising Productions

Garry Hare, PhD. Director of the Media Psychology Graduate Program, Fielding Graduate University (Moderator)

Christophe Morin, PhD, CEO of Sales Brain and Faculty, Fielding Graduate University

Jeffrey Ventrella, Artificial Life and Virtual Worlds Innovator, Wiglets

Paul Zak PhD., CEO of ZESTxLabs and Director, Center, Neuroeconomic Studies, Claremont Graduate University

Brian Selzer, Vice President, Business and Product, Development, DAQRI

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – The VR – AR – Immersive Track

Session I: Salon I

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

Christy Tanner, Senior Vice President and General Manager, CBS Interactive Media

Myles McGovern, President, IM360

Roy Taylor, Corporate Vice President and Head of Alliances, AMD

Danny Kaye, EVP, Global Research & Technology Strategy, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Moderator – Robert Nashak, COO, Survios

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

10:45 AM – Noon

Track III: Salon III

Future of Film – Studio & Indie, Global Content Business, The Changing face of the Film Industry from Imax and Alternative Content to VR and other Immersive Experiences

Phil Groves, Senior Vice President, IMAX Corp & Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, IMAX Entertainment

Bob Lenihan, President Programming, AMC Theatres

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

Chris Edwards, CEO, The Third Floor

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The VR – AR – Immersive Track

Session I: Poolside Tent II

VR for Everyone: Mobile VR and AR – Compelling Experience – Opening the Doorway to the Consumer

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Joel Susal, Director, VR/AR, Dolby Labs

Moderator, Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Salon I

The VR-AR Innovators & Disruptors – Entertainment, Technology & Advertising – A Redefinition of the Industry

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Tom Goodwin, SVP Strategy and Innovation, Havas Media, N.A

Mike Rubenstein, VP, Broadcast Production, Integrated Operations, Hill Holliday

Jeffrey Greller, Agent, Virtual Reality & Digital Media, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME)

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Artists in Hollywood – Actors – Writers – Performers – Directors – Producers

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM – Marina Vista Room, Live Webcast

The Holodeck – Gene Roddenberry – Visionary – The Originator of Everything – The Doorway to the VR-AR Entertainment – Human Experiment

Trevor Roth, COO, Roddenberry Entertainment

Rod Roddenberry, CEO, Roddenberry Entertainment

Moderator – Marty Perlmutter, Early VR/3D Technology Leader

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  – The VR – AR – Immersive Track

Session I: Poolside Tent II

VR and Live Events – News, Sports & Music

Guido Voltolina, Head of Presence Capture, Nokia

Ted Kenney, Director, Field and Technical Operations, Fox Sports

Nonny de la Peña, CEO Emblematic Group and Annenberg Fellow, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Niko Chauls, Director Applied Technology at Gannett Digital, USA Today

Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

The Contours and Technology of VR-AR-Immersive: It Feels Like Magic – Doorway to New Environments

Jeff Nicholas, Co-Founder and President, The Uprising Creative (Videos for Beats By Dr. Dre, Bud Light Platinum,  Justin Timberlake, Rihanna and Shakira

David Rosenbaum, Director, Creative Director, JauntVR, Director, Humble, The Recruit, VR

Peter Oberdorfer, ‎President, Tactic

Jay Harwood, VFX & CG Supervisor, Firstborn (VR for Patrón and Mountain Dew)

Moderator – Joanna Peña-Bickley, Global Chief Creative Officer, IBM Interactive Experience

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Artists in Hollywood – Actors – Writers – Performers – Directors – Producers

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM – Marina Vista Room, Live Webcast

The Inspiration: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

A Workshop to Understand the Entertainment & Technology Experience

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

Session I: Salon I

Gaming in VR and AR – The Killer App – Where Entertainment, Technology and Immersion Meet

Bryan Rowles, Partner/Executive Creative Director, 72andSunny (VR for The Avengers: Age of Ultron & Ad Agency for Call of Duty)

Richard Marks, Director, PlayStation Magic Labs, Sony Playstation

Amir Rubin, founder & CEO, Sixense

Kevin Bachus, SVP, Entertainment and Game Strategy, Dave & Buster’s, Xbox co-creator
Moderator – Jason Jerald, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Principal Consultant, NextGen Interactions

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

Advertising and Brands in AR-VR – from Experiential and Mobile to Retail

Valerie Carlson, Executive Director Global Innovation, SapientNitro

Brett Lyons, Branded Entertainment Programs Lead, Intel

Bertrand “Bruce” Wooden, Developer & Community Relations, AltspaceVR (Co-Chair SVVR)

Greg Roberts, CEO, dSky

Guy Primus, COO, The VR Company

Cynthia Lieberman, Principal, Lieberman Communications

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Artists in Hollywood – Actors – Writers – Performers – Directors – Producers

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM – Marina Vista Room, Live Webcast

2001 Versus. AR and VR – Can the Space Odyssey be Replicated and Surpassed – Understanding the Creativity of Time and Space

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – The VR – AR – Immersive Track

Session I: Salon I

Immersive Entertainment in the Out of Home Market – VR-AR, 360 Video and More

Tony Christopher, CEO/President and Founder, Landmark Entertainment Group

Ken Bretschneider, co-founder and CEO, The VOID

Brent Young, Principal and Creative Director, Super 78

Mats Johansson, President and CEO, EON REALITY

Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus

Kevin Williams, Consultant and writer, KWP, Moderator (former Imagineer)

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

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

Jarrell Pair, Sr. Manager, Digital Ideation, Digital Entertainment Product Group, DLab, DIRECTV

David A. Smith, CEO and founder, Wearality Corp., former Chief Innovation Officer, Lockheed Martin

Cameron Curtis, Director of Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures

Christine Cattano, Executive Producer, VR Studio, Framestore

Tom Saachi, co-founder, UNIT9

Moderator – Shawn Gold, Advisor, Wattpad.com

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM, Open to All Attendees

End-of Day Poolside Reception – Ritz Carlton

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual Reality Entertainment Festival at Digital Hollywood

Honoring the Best in VR & AR and Immersive Film, TV, Games, Mobile & Technology

co-sponsored by TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace

Special VIP Dinner:

The Immersive Entertainment and Technology Track

The Interface: An Object of Beauty: The Doorway to Everything

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

Speakers to be announced

Wednesday, October 21st

The Immersive Breakfast Roundtable

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM – Marina Vista – Webcast from this Room

Innovation from the North: A Look at VR, AR, and Immersive Entertainment in Canada

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session I: Salon I

Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sim Blaustein, Partner, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Richard Yen, Director, Private Equity, Saban Capital Group

Sunny Dhillon, Principal, Signia Venture Partners

Alex Rosenfeld, Founder & CEO, Vrideo

Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

Navigating and Transporting in a VR-AR-Immersive Universe: Pathways of the Imagination

Moderator, Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Kuangwei Hwang, Founder & CTO, Vrideo

Vincent John Vincent, CEO, Co-founder, GestureTek Systems

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session I: Salon I

Multi-Level Entertainment Experiences – Transmedia – Video – Games – Books – 3D Web – Audio Environments

Moderator: Behnam Karbassi, Founder – President – CEO, No Mimes Media

Jay Bushman, Emmy winner, Writer of Terminator Genisys: The YouTube Chronicles and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.

Hal Hefner, Creative Strategist, Ridley Scott’s  3AM, “The Martian,” Consultant to Endgame universe

Joe LeFavi, Creative Director, Psyop (from Happiness Factory of Coca Cola to the PR machine of Clash of Clans)

James Waugh, Director of Story Development, Blizzard Entertainment

Tre Azam, founder and CEO, MyndPlay

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

The Total Immersive Entertainment Experience –  Theme Parks to Live Theater Environments to Domes

Ed Lantz, President and CEO, Vortex Immersion Media; Immersive Spectaculars for Nike, NBC, Turner, Xbox, MTV

Jenni Ogden, Producer EyeQ Productions, Immersive Spectaculars for Disney, Universal, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers

Eric Hanson, VFX Producer/Director, X Rez Studios – “I Wei Wei” 360, VFX “The Day After Tomorrow”, “Cast Away”, “Mission to Mars”

Dina Benadon, CEO, Super78, Spongebob 4D: DreamWorks’ Donkey Live! & Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, VFX, Flight of the Dragon

Stacy Burstin, President, Eevolver Inc, VFX, Fulldome; VFX Life of Pi, Night at the Museum, Happy Feet, Snow White and the Huntsman

Moderator – Kate McCallum, Founder, c3: Center for Conscious Creativity

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session III: Marina Vista Room

VR-AR Production on the Edge – The Amazing Journey of Imagination, Gear and Innovation

Moderator – Dan Ferguson, Director of Digital Interactive, ReelFX

Andrew Shulkind, co-founder & Director of Photography, HeadcaseVR

Lucas Wilson, VR Producer

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Session I: Marina Vista Room

VR Game Creation – The Deep Dive – Immersing in a Virtual Experience – Thinking and Breathing in a Cyber Universe

Session II: Salon I

Mobile Social AR and VR – Social Media Meets Augmented and Virtual Reality – The Facebook – Google – Global Interface

Brett Durrett, Chief Executive Officer, IMVU

Mark Schoennagel, 3D Evangelist, Unity

Michael Zyda, Director, USC GamePipe Laboratory

Matt Johnson, EVP of Innovation, Bottle Rocket & GM of Thruster

Tom Impallomeni, CEO, Virtually Live

David Bloom, Digital content production and partnerships, Deadline.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session III: Ballroom Terrace

The Immersive World of Kids – A Wonderland of VR-AR-Immersive – Games, Toys, Rides and Apps

Mason Williams, Senior Manager, Mattel Digital Play Production, Mattel, Inc.

Sherry Gunther Shugerman, CEO, Popstar Club, Inc. / The Beatrix Girls (Emmy Winnier, The Simpsons)

Tony Christopher, CEO/President and Founder, Landmark Entertainment Group

Lynn Rogoff, founder, AMERIKIDS USA

Moderator, Adam Berns, COO and Co-Founder, Brainrush, Inc.

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – To the Next Level

Session I: Marina Vista Room

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  What Will Emerge?  An Investment in Time and Space

Randal Kleiser, Noted Hollywood Director and VR consultant to the U.S. Army

Ed Lantz, CEO, Vortex Immersive Media

Don Brittain, President and CEO, Instant Effects and principal architect for Autodesk’s 3DSMax

Brian Seth Hurst, Chief StoryTeller and Co-Founder StoryTech, Managing Partner, StoryTech™

Matt Liszt, VP of Marketing at MasterImage 3D, Inc., member, Board of Directors, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society

Amir Rubin, CEO Sixense, Inc

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Ballroom Terrace

Immersive Cinema in Out of Home:  From Theme Parks to Movie Theaters and Amusement Parks

Matthew Gratzner, Co-Founder / Creative Director, New Deal Studios

Dan Jamele, Vice President/CTO, Mediamation

Chris Ratner. Founder, reelXperience Entertainment, LLC

Sang Cho, Chief Content Officer, CJ 4DPLEX America

Kevin Williams, Consultant and writer, KWP, Moderator (former Imagineer)

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session III: Poolside Tent I

VR-AR – Dynamic Innovation in Technology and User Experience – Designing and Producing the Next Generation in Entertainment and Advertising Experience

Richard Cummings, President, Two Goats (Immersive for Absolut, Diageo, SAP, Foot Locker, Playstation, MTV)

Jake Lee-High, CEO/Creative Director, Future Colossal (Immersive for BMW, Showtime, Jay Z, Disney, and Citi Bank )

Anush Elangovan, CEO, Nod Labs

Nancy Bennett, COO, Two Bit Circus

Dustin Callif, Managing Partner, Tool of North America

Moderator – Elizabeth Kiehner, Senior Design Manager/Chief of Staff, IBMiX

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

Session I: Ballroom Terrace

Innovating in VR-AR-Immersive Production – Putting the Vision into Action – Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, Google Cardboard & and others

Jason Yim, President and Executive Creative Director, Trigger

Rick Rey, CEO & Co-founder, Surreal

Mike Rozycki, Creative Technologist, Team One (VR for Lexus)

Mike Drachkovitch, CEO and founder, Ovrture (Lockup on MSNBC)

Moderator – Andy Goldstein, Executive Producer, Otherworld Interactive

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

Session II: Salon I

Creating the VR Music Video Experience: The Creators Discuss the New Art Form: Artists – Director – Producer

Brandon Zamel, ‎Founder, CEO, Springbok Entertainment, Moderator

Matthew Gratzner, Co-Founder / Creative Director, New Deal Studios

Members of Alternative Rock Band, Galvanized Souls

Speaker Bios and Session Information – Click Here

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Poolside Reception at the Ritz

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual & Augmented Reality Keynote Event

An AR-VR-Hollywood Mindmeld –

Creative Artists Meet Technology Visionaries

Philip Rosedale, CEO, High Fidelity (founder, Linden Lab)

Thursday – Day Four – October 22nd

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM, Marina Vista Room, Webcast

Morning Virtual Reality Keynote

Future of Music in VR and AR

Special Production in VR and AR

11:00 AM – Noon

Session A: VR Cinema Workshop:  Writing and Directing. Marina Vista Room

Workshop A: VR and AR – In Gaming and Beyond, Director’s Room

Special Production in VR and AR

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Session A: VR Cinema Workshop: Post-production and Distribution, Marina Vista Room

Workshop A: Creating in VR: The Enhanced Physical Experience & Emerging Narrative – Branching Storylines, Alternative Character Sets, Divergent Plots,  Multiplying Realities, Director’s Room

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, Marina Vista Room

Session I: Virtual Avatar Development, Human Motion Capture and 3D Scanning.The Director’s Room

Session II: The Data and Analytics of VR and AR: Establishing a Baseline in a Commercial Universe, Poolside Tent I

New Tracks and Themes in Development

I. Virtual and Augmented Reality – From Sense of Presence to Full Embodiment

II. Immersive Entertainment – From Movie Theaters to Interactive Surfaces

III. Internet TV: The Disruption – OTT – Phones – Tablets – PC – TV

IV. The Artistic Creators – Directors – Technologists – Actors – Producers – Performers – Writers

V. The Women’s Summit & Festival – Content – Discussion – Recognition

VI. Finance Hollywood – Investment – Funding – Packaging

VII. Hollywood Advertising – Brands – Agencies – Networks

VIII. Big Hollywood – Networks – Studios  – Technologies

IX. Social TV – Smart Mobile: Hollywood = Mobile – TV – PCs

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