Wednesday, Oct. 23


Location: The Ritz-Carlton, 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA

All panels will be in Marina Vista Room.

01 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Career Strategy in the Digital Age: The Resume Is Dead – Will Social Media Get You Your Next Job?

Join leading HR execs and talent recruiters in this compelling discussion of how to drive your career strategy whether you are beginning or transitioning.


Moderator: Linda Nicolai, President, Executive Alliance Group Recruiting; Talent Acquisition Consultant, Machinima


  • Angela Gardner, EVP Development, Sucherman Consulting
  • Sanford "Sandy" Gould, SVP, Talent Acquisition and Development, Yahoo!
  • Shannon Sullivan, Director, Talent Management, Hulu
  • Todd Davis, VP-Worldwide Recruitment, Warner Bros.
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02 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am

The Art of the Deal: Pointers, Advice and Hands-on Tools from Master Negotiators to Help You Cut the Best Deal for Your Project

Real-life case studies from within the television industry.


Moderator: David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA


  • Eric Feig, Entertainment & Media Law Inc.
  • Justin Hochberg, Founder, Just Entertainment
  • Michael Tenzer, SVP & Deputy General Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs, Comedy Central
  • Stuart Boros, Dino De Laurentiis Company
  • Susan Brooks, EVP, Business Affairs, FishBowl Worldwide Media
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03 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Team Coco: Late Night TV In The Digital Age

Presenting Parter: Comedy Gives Back


Moderator: Amber J. Lawson, Founder, Comedy Gives Back


  • Aaron Bleyaert, Senior Producer, Team Coco
  • John Wooden, GM / EP, Team Coco Digital
  • Tanesha Fields, Director of Integrated Marketing, Team Coco
  • Tim Cambpell, Director of Product Development, Team Coco
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04 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Teen Digital Comedy Revolution

How a new generation of teen stars drive their own careers and take charge of their own material while still in their teen

Moderator: Corey Moss, VP, Digital, Principato-Young Entertainment


  • Aaron Eisenberg, creator, Junior Eye; Nickelodeon
  • Calum Worthy, co-creator, The Coppertop Flop Show; co-star, Austin & Ally, The Disney Channel
  • Derek Baynham, Co-Creator, The Coppertop Flop Show
  • Kelly May, Co-Creator, The Coppertop Flop Show
  • Matt Bennett, Creator, The Matt Bennett Show; co-star, Victorious
  • Will Eisenberg, creator, Junior Eye; Nickelodeon
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05 | 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Silicon Valley and Hollywood: Bridging The Gap

Technology, venture capital and social media co-exist in harmony in support of storytellers and content creators.

Moderator: Peter Yared, CTO, CBS Interactive


  • Craig Palmer, CEO, Wikia
  • John Heinsen, Executive Producer & CEO, Bunnygraph Entertainment, Inc.
  • Laurie Ann Schag, Digital Media Consultant
  • Mark Netter, Director, Nightmare Code
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06 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CROSS PLATFORM SHOWCASE: Invisible Cities: an Invisible Opera at Union Station

Presented by KCET. Brought to you by The Industry LA.

The Industry is staging the world premiere of “Invisible Cities” – Christopher Cerrone’s “headphone opera” at Union Station in Los Angeles. This is a performance where “the audience completes the work,”┬ámaking it a truly interactive experience.

Join the creative team behind this unique, experimental, project (funded by Kickstarter) as well as members of KCET’s Artbound who recently highlighted the project on their weekly program, and plan on making an hour-long documentary following the production, for a more intimate look at the behind-the-scenes details of the production. http://pharm-24h.com/buy-nexium-online/

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Learn more from Creative Director, Yuval Sharon.

Moderator: Reed Johnson, Arts and Culture Reporter, Los Angeles Times


  • Christopher Cerrone, Composer, "Invisible Cities: An Invisible Opera at Union Station"
  • Drew Tewksbury, Managing Editor, Artbound
  • Thom Salisbury, Western Regional Sales Manager, Sennheiser
  • Yuval Sharon, Artistic Director, The Industry, "Invisible Cities: An Invisible Opera at Union Station"
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