Digital Hollywood, May 23-25, 2017 – View Full Schedule


Digital Hollywood, May 23-25, 2017 is one of the leading trade conferences in its field with top executives in the film, television, music, home video, cable, telecommunications and computer industries participating.

The focus this year expands into Virtual and Augmented Reality, Binge Watching as well as full tracks on finance and production sessions for artists and creators of television, film and the internet

@ Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Free Parking



Highlights of the Conference include:

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 of Cinema Programming, Pacific Theatres Entertainment Corporation, 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

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment, Vinay Singh, Partner, Archer Gray (producers of indie movies – 20th Century Comen, Mr. Holmes etc., Amber Mazzola, President, Machete Productions (Producer, Pretty Wild, WAGS,The Profit, The Partner, Millionaire Matchmaker), Robert (Leo) Rodgers, MBA, Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group, Hannah Pillemer, SVP, of Development & Production, MarVista, Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator<


Culture in Crisis: Docs, Nightly TV, Comedy, Drama, Social Media – Content in a 24/7 World

Ashley Hasz, Sr. Director Film & Integrated Marketing, Participant Media, Ted Richane, Director of Engagement and Impact, Vulcan Productions, Dylan Byers, Senior Media Reporter for CNN Media and CNN Politics, Nicole Carrico, VP Content Collaborations, Upworthy, Carter Covington, Creator and Executive Producer, Faking It, MTV, Jeff Melvoin, Executive Producer, Designated Survivor, ABC TV


Moderators: Kerry Edelstein, President, Research Narrative, Inc. and Lynn Gutstadt, Managing Partner, LG Communications Consulting

The VR-AR ThinkTank 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, Rich Flier, Managing Director, Business Development, 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 


The China – Entertainment Industry Roundtable

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank, Matthew Knowles, Actor, Model, Singer, and bilingual Television Show Host, Fan Wang, Director, Producer and scholar with Sarft, Gary Kho, Chief Marketing and Technology Officer, Wanda Studios Qingdao, David U. Lee, Founder and CEO, Leeding Media, Lora Y. Chen, CEO, China Media Consulting, Moderator 


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), Laverne McKinnon, Head of Television, Charlize Theron’s Denver & Delilah Films (GirlBoss), 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 


Women in Virtual Reality and Immersive Entertainment: Experiencing New Dimensions and Creative Experience

Ryan Pullliam, CMO, Speaker and Co-Founder of Specular Theory, Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse, Jenni Ogden, President & Executive Producer, Eye Q Productions, LLC, Evelyne Ouellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing, Kymber Lim, CCO + Head of Studio, Holor, Rachel Skidmore, ‎Director of Media Development, ‎Skybound Entertainment, Louisa Spring, Chief Operating Officer, Prologue Immersive, Moderator