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Tuesday, May. 5

CONTENT SUMMIT I

Location: Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401

All panels will be in Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.

01 | 9:00 am - 10:15 am

Content Labs: Innovation for the Cross-Platform Generation – 4 Cutting Edge Case Studies.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Presented by the AFI Digital Content Lab

David Gale, SVP New Media, MTV Networks
Danila Koverman, Director, HBOlab at HBO
Alexis Rapo, Vice President, ABC Digital Media
John Giles, Vice President Media & Entertainment, Method
Suzanne Stefanac, Director, AFI Digital Content Lab, Moderator

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02 | 10:30 am - 11:45 am

The Return of the Sponsor: Programming Brand Integration – Keeping production budgets afloat with the help of Corporate America.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Presented by the Academy for Television Arts & Sciences

David Norton, VP Brand Integration, Ladder Up Media
Mark Vega, Of Counsel, Luce Forward and Co-Founder of Omelet
Josh Bycel, Co-Executive Producer, Psych (USA Network)
Adam Armus, Executive Producer, Heroes (NBC)
Brian Seth Hurst, CEO, The Opportunity Management Company, Moderator

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03 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Digitally Enabled Storytelling: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Producing outside of the Spae/Time continuum.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Presented by the Writers Guild of America

Jacob Rosenberg, CTO Bandito Brothers
Laura Nix, Director/Producer, Felt Films
John Hamburg, Writer/Director, I Love You Man & Along Came Polly
Adam Drucker, Casting Producer, A&E’s Intervention, Amazing Race
Scott B, Director/Cinematographer, Vortex, LA Coroner
Eva Orner, Academy Award winning producer, Taxi to the Dark Side
Jeffrey Tuchman, Emmy & Peabody Award winning filmmaker, Moderator

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05 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

How to Grow your own Audience: Alternative Methods of Distribution and Marketing for Documentary Films.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Presented by the International Documentary Association

Scott Hamilton Kennedy, Writer/Director, The Garden
Rick Allen, CEO, SnagFilms
Peter Yared, CEO, iWidgets
Eddie Schmidt, President of the board, IDA
Steve Savage, Co-principal, New Video
Slava Rubin, Co-founder, IndieGoGo
Adam Chapnick, President, DocWorkers, Moderator

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06 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Zack, Boom, Kapow! – The Unrestrained Innovator: How Animation conquers Unimagined Realities through Art, Writing and Technology.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Presented by ASIFA Hollywood: The International Animated Film Society

Dave Vamos, Founder, Six Point Harness Studios
Aaron Simpson, Founder, Cold Hard Flash, Lineboil.com
Jorge Gutierrez, Creator “El Tigre,” Nickelodeon
John Andrews, SVP, Klasky Csupo, ka-chew!
Antranig Manoogian, President, ASIFA Hollywood
Patric M. Verrone, President, WGAW
Glasgow Phillips, Writer, South Park, Code Monkeys, Moderator

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07 | 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

The Art of the Cause: Plains, Grains and Automobiles – Filmmaking through Social Networking Tools.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Micki Krimmel, Founder Sugar Packet Inc., Mickipedia.com
Robert Bahar, Emmy-winning Filmmaker, Made in L.A.
Melissa Fitzgerald, Actor & Filmmaker, The West Wing, Voice of Uganda
Marc Morgenstern, Executive Director, Declare Yourself
Juan Devis, Director of Production, KCET New Media
Charles Annenberg Weingarten, Founder, Explore.org
Brian Sirgutz, Preseident, Causecast, Moderator

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08 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Special Session Keynote Conversation: Tim Kring The Art of turning a groundbreaking, award-winning television phenomenon into a cutting edge 360 content platform.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Tim Kring, creator and executive producer of “Heroes,” NBC’s Emmy nominated epic saga that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities with moderator Brian Seth Hurst, CEO, The Opportunity Management Company, Moderator

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09 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

“Burma VJ” – Free Preview Screening

Digital Hollywood Content Summit I – Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Location: Ocean Screening Room, 1401 Ocean Avenue (3 blocks from Loews at Ocean Ave. & Santa Monica Blvd.).
Directed by Anders Ostergaard. 84 minutes unrated.

Anders Ostergaard’s award-winning documentary takes a rare inside look into the 2007 uprising in Myanmar through the cameras of the independent journalist group, Democratic Voice of Burma.

Distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories in Association with HBO Documentary Films.
Presented by the International Documentary Association

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