Tuesday, May. 3


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

Hosted by: Glasgow Phillips, Author, The Royal Nonesuch, South Park

All panels will be in Marina Vista Room, Lobby Level.

01 | 9:00 am - 9:45 am

The Future of Reality Television

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Moderator: Robb Weller, Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, MUSL-TV  http://www.musltv.com/

Destin Pfaff, Co-Star, “The Millionaire Matchmaker” (Bravo), COO, Millionaire’s Club
Bob Niemack, Executive Producer, “Untold Stories of the ER”
Leslie Gornstein, Writer/Host, “The Answer Bitch” (E!online) http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/ask_the_answer_bitch/index.html

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02 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Copyright Workshop with Michael Donaldson

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Location: Director’s Room

Michael Donaldson provides essential advice on almost every conceivable rights issue they might encounter – from the initial acquisition of material through the situations encountered in preproduction, production, postproduction, and final release.
See his books at http://michaeldonaldson.com/html/booksdvd.html

Michael Donaldson, Donaldson & Califf, LLP.

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03 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Television Showrunners: War stories from the writers room.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Does the path to television glory still lead through the writers room?

Moderator: Michael Oates Palmer, Supervising Producer, “Rubicon” (AMC), Producer, “Cupid” (ABC), Writer, “The West Wing” (NBC)

Hart Hanson, Showrunner/Creator, “Bones” (FOX)
Liz Tigelaar,
Showrunner/Creator, “Life Unexpected” (The CW)
Nicole Yorkin, Co-Executive Producer, “The Killing” (AMC), Showrunner “The Riches” (FX)
Rob Long, Comedy Showrunner/Creator, “KCRW’s Martini Shot”, “Showrunner “Cheers” (NBC)
Jonathan E. Steinberg, Showrunner/Creator, “Human Target” (FOX), Co-Creator, “Jericho” (CBS)

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04 | 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Digital Content: For Profit Pilots? Case study on Machinima’s “Bite Me” and Warner Bros “Aim High”

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Moderator: Lydia Antonini, Consultant, Digital Content Strategy

Ralph Sanchez, Senior Vice President of Production, Machinima  http://www.machinima.com/
Andy Shapiro, Vice President of Creative Development, Machinima  http://www.machinima.com/
Heath Corson, Co-Creator/Co-Writer/Executive Producer, “Aim High”
Richie Keen, Co-Creator/Co-Writer/Executive Producer, “Aim High”

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05 | 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

SAG New Media Mini-Summit: The Actor in the New Entertainment Economy – The Working Partnerships.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Actor – Writer – Director – Facebook Expert: Creating and producing your next hit while surviving life as a one man band.

Moderator: Jeanne Wolf, Host, Jeanne Wolf’s Hollywood http://www.jeannewolfshollywood.com/

Ruth Livier, Actress, Writer, Producer, Livier Productions, Inc. http://www.ylse.net/
Karen Murphy,
Producer, “Waiting for Guffman,” “This is Spinal Tap”
Nate Golon, Creator, “Workshop” (Web Series) http://workshoptheseries.com/

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07 | 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

The Writers P.O.V.: Multi-Platform Storytelling

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

In today’s world of multi-platform storytelling, one thing remains the same: someone still has to write the script…

Moderator: Tamara Krinsky, New Media Program Manager, WGA, West

Zak Kadison, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Blacklight  http://www.blacklighttransmedia.com/
Nina Bargiel, Writer, Transmedia Producer, “Lizzie McGuire”, “Valemont”, “Bar Karma”
Flint Dille, Writer, Producer, Game Designer, “Tomorrow Never Dies video game”, “Transformers: The Game”, “An American Tale: Fievel Goes West”
Diane Charles
, Partner, Intelligent Life Productions, Executive Producer, “Web Therapy” (Showtime) http://www.intelligentlifeproductions.com/

Presented by WGA,West

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08 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Careers in the Digital Age – Digital Careers Workshop with Global Talent Experts.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

More new jobs are being created in the media industry than ever before – from Digital to Social to Mobile to Apps – here’s how to remain competitive, how to transition your skills to be viable and continue to grow in your career.

Moderator: Linda Nicolai, President, Executive Alliance Group

Todd Davis, Executive Director Worldwide Recruitment, Warner Bros. Entertainment
Sanford “Sandy” Gould, Vice President Recruitment, Disney-ABC Television Group
Angela Gardner, SVP-Talent Acquisition, Fox Entertainment Group
Amber J. Lawson, Former Head of AOL Video Programming and WebTV Expert
Carrie Myoko Clark, Director Talent Acquisition, NBC/Universal
Josh Ochs,
Social Media Marketing, MediaLeaders

Location: Director’s Room / Ballroom Level

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09 | 4:40 pm - 5:15 pm

Creative’s Dockside Chat: From the Frontlines of the Television Industry.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

A day-end conversation about creating high-quality television programming for networks and cable while growing an audience in a multi-platform universe.

Moderator: Seth Shapiro, Principal, New Amsterdam Media, LLC.

Michael Rymer, Director, “Battlestar Galactica”
Joerg Bachmaier, SVP/GM, Endemol Worlwide Brands
Lydia Antonini, Consultant, Digital Content Strategy
Adam Armus, Writer/Executive Producer, Universal Media Studios

Presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

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10 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

SAG New Media Mini-Summit: Actors, Social Media and Celebrity – Communications and Commerce.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit VII – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Moderator: Kristyn Burtt, Host, New Media Producer, Pop Culture Writer

Jessica Mills, Creator/Co-Star, “Awkward Embraces” http://www.awkwardembraces.com/
Matthew Arevalo, Founder, Partner, Master Works http://www.choosemw.com/
Stephanie Thorpe, Actor/Producer/Multi-Hyphenate Creator, “Gold: Night of the Zombie King”, “ElfQuest: A Fan Imagining” http://www.elfquestfantrailer.com/
Paula Rhodes,
Actor/Producer, “A God Knight’s Quest”, “ElfQuest: A Fan Imagining”http://www.elfquestfantrailer.com/ http://agoodknightsquest.com/

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