This panel of industry leaders will discuss how video content will be consumed and monetized through streaming and OTT services. What business models and pricing strategies are likely to drive adoption and user growth? How will different services distinguish themselves and attract loyal subscribers? What innovations, business models and features will fuel growth in the marketplace?
PANELISTS: Rob Holmes, VP of Programming and Engagement, Roku Leslie Iwerks, Founder and Creative Director, Iwerks & Co. Soumya Sriraman, Founding President and CEO, BritBox Joanne Waage, General Manager, Crunchyroll MODERATOR: Lucas Shaw, Entertainment Reporter, Bloomberg
Digital media and user-generated platforms have given rise to a host of issues in identifying content and finding its rightful owners. However, with both the tech and regulation surrounding these issues shifting and maturing, attributing this content and licensing it at scale is now possible. Pex’s Attribution Engine harnesses this change by enabling a third-party service free of charge, where rights holders can register their works and platforms can clear licensed content for their users. Pex hopes this will usher in a new, real-time & transparent era of rights management.
PRESENTER: Amadea Choplin, Chief Operating Officer, Pex Moderator: Paul Sweeting, Co-Founder, RightsTech Project, Founder & Principal, Concurrent Media Strategies
Chief Operating Officer, Pex
Co-Founder, RightsTech Project;
Founder & Principal, Concurrent Media Strategies
Streaming TV is thriving. But live sports services have unique challenges and opportunities in the domain of interactivity. Legalized betting is accelerating investment in new products and gamification. Twitch, HQ Trivia, eSports and the rise of influencer marketing have shown how chat can work with video feeds. And as TV evolves, sports teams, leagues and channels will continue to deepen and broaden fan engagement. This panel will feature sports leaders from different perspectives sharing insights and real-life examples of the future of sports video, today.
PANELISTS: Jayar Donlan, Executive Vice President, Advanced Media, WWE Scott Kegley, Executive Director of Digital Media & Innovation, Minnesota Vikings Jenna Kurath, Vice President of Startup Partner Development, SportsTech, Comcast Cable Sandra Lopez, Vice President and General Manager, Intel Sports MODERATOR: Brian Ring, CEO, Ring Digital
Executive Vice President, Advanced Media, WWE
Executive Director of Digital Media & Innovation, Minnesota Vikings
Vice President of Startup Partner Development, SportsTech, Comcast Cable
Distribution platforms are constantly evolving and offering more ways for brands to engage their consumers, each with varying results. With each change, there is an investment of time, money, and experimentation. Additionally, pop-up blockers are affecting views as consumers seek an interruption-free digital lifestyle. Hear from leaders in their field discuss what worked, what hasn’t, and what they’ve learned to keep delivering value to their consumers.
PANELISTS: Greg Clayman, SVP New Platforms, Strategic Partnerships, Entertainment One Kevin Dreyfuss, VP Digital Content Studio, AMC Networks Greg Kampanis, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital, Omnia Media Nathan Moore, Director, Principal Software Engineer, StackPath MODERATOR: Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media
SVP New Platforms, Strategic Partnerships, Entertainment One
VP Digital Content Studio, AMC Networks
Senior VicePresident & General Manager, Omnia Media
Industry leaders discuss the state of the games industry as the business continues its transition towards a multi-platform future. What does it take to make a successful game these days across platforms? What emerging platforms will be the most important in the years to come? How do you acquire and retain users and make money in this increasingly complicated gaming universe?
PANELISTS: Franco De Cesare, Head of Console & Online Gaming, Facebook Andrew Paradise, CEO, Skillz Rob Schonfeld, Senior Vice President, Revenue, Activision Blizzard Chris Heatherly, Former EVP, Games and Digital Platforms, NBC Universal Moderator: Chris Younger, President, Ayzenberg Group
This panel of tech-media experts will discuss technology developments in the music business in data, immersive and live entertainment.
PANELISTS: Josh Kaplan, CEO, Stemit Ahmet Zappa, EVP, Global Business Development, Eyellusion Bill Gagnon, SVP Business Development, Strategic Technology, Universal Music Group MODERATOR: Ty Roberts, CEO, Ty Roberts Innovation
EVP, Global Business Development, Eyellusion
SVP Business Development, Strategic Technology, Universal Music Group
Industry leaders discuss the latest tools and trends in digital licensing and rights management, the impact of legislative changes on how movies, music and television are licensed and distributed, and what artists and rights owners can expect in the years to come.
Jon Bahr, VP, Creator Services, CD Baby Virginie Berger, Co-Founder, WeAreMusicTech Steven Haft, Head of Global Partnerships, Consensys Nick Weir-Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Ingenta MODERATOR: Mark Netter, CEO, ElectraCast
This panel of leaders in immersive entertainment will discuss the hardware and software, including sensory interfaces, applications, and infrastructures, that are enabling immersive content creation for virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), augmented reality (AR), and cinematic reality (CR). How are these tools being used to generate new entertainment experiences by bringing digital objects into the physical world and bringing physical world objects into the digital world? The panel will focus on what is available in the market today. What are the available apps, content, devices, and headsets? What is the current state of consumer adoption?
PANELISTS: Bjorn Book-Larsson, President of Viveport, HTC Clint Kisker, President & Co-Founder, MWM Tony Parisi, Head of AR and VR Ad Innovation, Unity Technologies Joanna Popper, Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment, HP Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence, Paramount MODERATOR: Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage
President of Viveport, HTC
President & Co-Founder, MWM
Head of AR and VR Ad Innovation, Unity Technologies
SGlobal Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment, HP
Experiential is a key component of brand marketing today. This panel will discuss the types of experiences that are drawing audiences and fans and the marriage of the digital and physical to create measurable engagement before and after the event.
PANELISTS: Ashley Crowder, CEO, VNTANA Gabrielle Kessler, VP Experiential, Future PLC Michelle Roguso, Head of Experiential Marketing within Brand Consulting, CAA Christopher Sumner, SVP Business Development and Strategy, Refinery29 MODERATOR: Sarah Unger, SVP, Cultural Insights & Strategy, Civic Entertainment Group
VP Experiential, Future PLC
Head of Experiential Marketing within Brand Consulting, CAA
SVP Business Development and Strategy, Refinery29
SVP, Cultural Insights & Strategy, Civic Entertainment Group
This panel of dealmakers and corporate development heads at leading games companies will discuss the current landscape and future outlook for M&A and investments in the games business.
PANELISTS: Derek Douglas, Head of Games Department, CAA Sean Lee, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Wargaming Henry Lowenfels, SVP of Business Development, Scopely Colin McCafferty, Managing Partner, McCafferty & Company MODERATOR: Ned Sherman, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Founder, Digital Media Wire
Head of Games Department, CAA
Chief Corporate Development Officer, Wargaming
SVP of Business Development, Scopely
Managing Partner, McCafferty & Company
Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP,; Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire
The lines between linear television and OTT services are blurred more than ever with digital services offering network/cable streams with DVR capabilities. Alternately, traditional linear services have their own apps and are buying into OTT services and content. What does this say about the viewing habits of today’s consumers? Are broadcasters and distribution companies responding effectively? Where do advertisers fit in?
PANELISTS: Paul Cabana, EVP, Multi-Platform Programming, A+E Networks Michael Cohen, President, Whistle Hale Boggs, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP Ed Laczynski, CEO, Zype MODERATOR: Colin Dixon, Founder & Chief Analyst, nScreenMedia
This panel of entertainment marketers will discuss the evolving mix of strategies and channels involved in marketing large scale entertainment events including releases of TV shows, movies and games, and openings of attractions, location based experiences and other productions and shows. What is the role of celebrity endorsements, strategic brand partnerships, and product placement. What are the digital strategies including influencer marketing and content marketing. Which digital channels have the greatest impact and bang for the buck?
PANELISTS: Sandro Corsaro, Chief Creative Officer, Fandango James DeJulio, Co-Founder and CEO, Tongal Peter Phillips, COO, GIPHY Tom Fishman, VP Marketing, Eko Moderator: Linda Ong, Chief Culture Officer, Civic Entertainment Group
This panel brings together a mix of companies and executives from the TV, film and Games industries to discuss the intersection of this highly immersive and profitable creative space.
PANELISTS: Jamil Moledina, Principal, XP Consulting LLC Dan Murray, President, Skybound Interactive Kirin Sinha, CEO, Illumix MODERATOR: Josh Brooks, Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Marketing, Jam City
Principal, XP Consulting LLC
President, Skybound Interactive
Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Marketing, Jam City
This next phase of music tech is taking opportunities for artists way beyond promotion and small royalty payments. AI-generated music is directly tied to distribution and revenue. Artist-programmed skills on voice-controlled devices make the artist-fan connection personal. How else will music tech evolve in 2020 and how can you prepare for it?
PANELISTS: Mike Lu, CEO, Triller Lars Murray, Partner, Voxally Michael Shanley, Vice President, IT & Business Development, Music Reports, Inc. John Vars, CEO, Mixhalo MODERATOR: Sid Fohrman, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
Vice President, IT & Business Development, Music Reports, Inc.
Worldwide growth in paid music subscriptions and the boom in over-the-top video streaming services is creating unprecedented demand for streaming rights. How is that affecting the price of rights and the value of content libraries?
PANELISTS: Jaime Otero, Managing Director, Rights Trade Neeta Ragoowansi, Co-Founder/SVP, Business Development & Legal Affairs, NPREX (National Performing Rights Exchange) Richard Conlon, Founder, Rights Management Holdings LLC MODERATOR: Vickie Nauman, Founder/Owner, CrossBorderWorks
Managing Director, Rights Trade
Co-Founder/SVP, Business Development & Legal Affairs, NPREX (National Performing Rights Exchange)
There are more than 200 streaming services today, each vying for consumer attention and dollars. What is the secret sauce that allows some like Crunchyroll and WWE to succeed and others to shutter? This panel will focus on lessons learned and the key factors that fuel success for niche subscription streaming platforms. PANELISTS: Kun Gao, Founder, Crunchyroll, Inc. Damian Pelliccione, CEO and Co-Founder, Revry Jonathan Skogmo, Founder and CEO, Jukin Media David Williams, GM, SVP of Channels, pocket.watch MODERATOR: Allison Dollar, CEO, ITV Alliance
Brands are increasingly focused on creating content at scale with many industry influencers pointing to the media company model as key to brand success in the fragmented multi-channel world we live in today. According to Gary Vaynerchuk, “There is no reason to anything other than act like a media company in today’s digital age.” This panel of industry insiders will discuss the pros and cons of brands adopting the media company mentality and will provide examples of hits and misses as it looks at what’s ahead..
PANELISTS: Geoffrey DeStefano, Founder & CEO, Brand Programming Studios Andrew Fair, Executive Director, Entertainment Marketing, Ogilvy Jeff Filiberto, Head of Entertainment within Brand Consulting, CAA Owen Leimbach, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Tiny Horse MODERATOR: Shaun Clark, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
Founder & CEO, Brand Programming Studios
Executive Director, Entertainment Marketing, Ogilvy
Head of Entertainment within Brand Consulting, CAA
Hollywood franchises have surged beyond the theater to generate billions of dollars in revenue from video games to toys to live experiences. What is the opportunity to extend storytelling and fan engagement into the realm of AR/VR/MR. What monetization opportunities exist at this intersection of storytelling and XR? What roles will immersive technologies play in brand engagement and storytelling moving forward?
PANELISTS: Shiraz Akmal, CEO & Co-Founder, SPACES Lara Cawsey, New Business Manager, The Third Floor Guy Costantini, VP of Global Interactive Marketing, Skydance Media Tony Mugavero, CEO, Littlstar MODERATOR: Mary Ermitanio, Senior Manager, Manatt Digital
CEO & Co-Founder, SPACES
New Business Manager, The Third Floor
VP of Global Interactive Marketing, Skydance Media
Last year we discussed Blockchain and Hip Hop; now let’s turn to the other category of blockchain projects: token economies. Here lies a unique angle and market which can help independent music artists unlock new financing opportunities, without having to sacrifice their ownership rights and contract rights, including control of future royalties to intermediaries and recording companies. Token economies recognize and reward fans for coming to the stage and utilizing services. Tech This Out’s panel will explore and examine how artist will be able to sell tokens to fans directly in order to raise funds for creative projects. PANELISTS: Fabian Alsultany, Director of Business Affairs, RChain Cooperative Barbara Bickham, Founder & CTO, Trailyn Ventures, LLC Erik Mendelson, CEO/co-Founder, Tune Token Tatiana Moroz, Singer/Songwriter, Creator, TatainaCoin Joe Torry, Comedian, Actor, Entrepreneur MODERATOR: Mike Johns, Founder, Digital Mind State
Director of Business Affairs, RChain Cooperative
Founder & CTO, Trailyn Ventures, LLC
CEO/co-founder, Tune Token
Singer/Songwriter, Creator, TatainaCoin
Comedian, Actor, Entrepreneur
Founder/CEO, Executive Producer, Digital Mind State, Tech This Out
From music and movies, to fine arts, stock photography, journalism and literature, the number of works produced by, or with the help of artificial intelligence systems is growing rapidly. How will the increasing use of A.I. impact human creators? Who owns the rights to machine-made works?
PANELISTS: Sam Estes, Co-Founder / Director of Music Production, Amper Music Taishi Fukuyama, COO, Amadeus Code Tobias Quessier, CEO and Co-Founder, Cinelytic Moderator: Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic
Co-Founder / Director of Music Production, Amper Music
This panel of top decision-makers discusses the future of monetization and new digital distribution models and platforms for premium video. What does it take to make successful premium video content to be distributed and monetized on multiple platforms and devices? How do you engage, empower, connect and monetize audiences across platforms? What trends and developments are the most important to the future direction of the industry?
PANELISTS: Andrea Downing, Co-President, PBS Distribution Alison Hoffman, CMO, Starz Jeff Clanagan, President, Codeblack Films, Laugh Out Loud, and HartBeat Digital MODERATOR: Lori H. Schwartz, Governor, The Television Academy
Co-President, PBS Distribution
President, Codeblack Films, Laugh Out Loud, and HartBeat Digital
This panel of industry heavy weights tackles our conference theme – “The Power of Direct and Digital” – a theme that speaks to the massive shift underway in the media landscape as consumers are empowered by new technologies, platforms and devices that are enabling them to access media and entertainment content - video, games, music, comics and books - on their own terms - whenever and however they want. How are media companies and brands harnessing the power to own their customer relationships and engage directly with consumers? How are digital technologies, platforms and devices being used to open new channels, broaden customer reach and drive revenue?
PANELISTS: Hemal Ghelani, VP, Analytics Advisory Leader, Technology, Media, Entertainment, Genpact Rebecca Glashow, Co-Head, Awesomeness Marc Karzen, CEO and Strategist, Relishmix Shannon Pruitt, Managing Partner, Walt Disney Television Portfolio of Networks, Horizon Media Eric Smith, Industry Manager for Entertainment, Facebook MODERATOR: David Bloom, Consultant and Columnist, Tubefilter
SPEAKERS: Adam Cardew, VP, Podcasting & Creative Strategy, Sony Music Entertainment Dren McDonald, Composer/Sound Designer, Facebook Alexis Miller, Lead, Global Product Marketing, Facebook Christopher Price, Strategic Partner Manager for Augmented Reality, Facebook
VP, Podcasting & Creative Strategy, Sony Music Entertainment
Composer/Sound Designer, Facebook
Lead, Global Product Marketing, Facebook
Strategic Partner Manager for Augmented Reality, Facebook
Skydance Media: Storytelling Across Platforms Skydance Media brings stories to life in bold and exciting ways and releases its content across many different platforms including traditional theatrical releases and streaming across four different divisions (film, television, interactive, animation). Skydance Media President and Chief Operating Officer, Jesse Sisgold, will discuss industry trends and how Skydance is evolving to capitalize on a rapidly shifting entertainment landscape.
SPEAKER: Jesse Sisgold, President, Skydance MODERATOR: Seth Shapiro, Governor, Television Academy
This panel of women leaders in the game industry will discuss the role of diversity in the games industry, including the challenges and opportunities to create a more balanced workforce and development teams that reflect the diversity of gamer culture and the population as a whole. The panel will share ideas and best practices to bring about change and increase diversity in the industry.
PANELISTS: Amber Allen, CEO, Double A Labs Lisa Anderson, SVP of Game Operations, Jam City Sabaa Rehmani, Co-Founder and President, Denali Publishing Jeonghee Jin, CEO, Pearl Abyss America MODERATOR: Stephanie Barish, CEO, IndieCade
Quality video content is in demand with digital, television and cable networks competing to capture and retain viewers. This panel of industry experts will discuss the formats, genres and storytelling techniques that are in most demand, how competition is driving innovation and creativity and the winning formulas for success.
PANELISTS: Floris Bauer, Co-Founder & President, Gunpowder & Sky Bryn Mooser, CEO, XTR Daniel Tibbets, President and General Manager, El Rey Network Shelley Zimmerman, Co-Head, Awesomeness MODERATOR: Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Co
Podcasts are seeing a surge in popularity, despite having been around for over a decade. How are brands, advertisers, and talent cashing in on the recent podcast revolution?
PANELISTS: Kristen Muller, CCO, Southern California Public Radio Jen Sargent, Chief Operating Officer, Wondery Colin Thomson, Founder & CEO, Kast Media Julia Turner, Deputy Managing Editor for Arts and Entertainment, LA Times MODERATOR: Wesley T. A'Harrah, President, Hyper Orange
CCO, Southern California Public Radio
Chief Operating Office, Wondery
Founder & CEO, Kast Media
Deputy Managing Editor for Arts and Entertainment, LA Times
The panel will discuss the best of brand activations of esports teams, leagues, competitive gamers and streamers and the rapidly growing and evolving market for eSports.
PANELISTS: Rishi Chada, Head of Gaming, Twitter Cameron Kelly, Chief Marketing Officer, Complexity Gaming Felix Lahaye, Founder and CEO, United Esports Mike Lee, Esports Agent, United Talent Agency MODERATOR: Minard Hamilton, Managing Partner, Driver Ventures
From music in movies and games, to characters in books and video, IP often crosses industry categories. But industries don’t always speak the same language when it comes to rights and royalties. How can different sectors work together more efficiently? What can each learn from the other?
PANELISTS: Rana DiOrio, Founder & CEO , Creative Mint Jennifer Freed, CEO, Trevanna Vance Ikezoye, President and CEO, Audible Magic Peter Rafelson, Founder/President, ElectraCast MODERATOR: Paul Sweeting, Co-Founder, RightsTech Project; Founder & Principal, Concurrent Media Strategies
Founder & CEO, Creative Mint
President and CEO, Audible Magic
Co-Founder, RightsTech Project; Founder & Principal, Concurrent Media Strategies
SPEAKERS: Peter Levin, Managing Director, Griffin Gaming Partners Phil Sanderson, Managing Director, Griffin Gaming Partners Nick Tuosto, Managing Director and Head of Gaming, LionTree INTERVIEWER: Ned Sherman, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire
Managing Director, Griffin Gaming Partners
Managing Director, Griffin Gaming Partners
Managing Director and Head of Gaming, LionTree
Partner, Manatt,Phelps & Phillips, LLP;Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire
Televised sports have historically been, and continue to be, the scoring machine of content formats when it comes to aggregating large audiences. While most other legacy categories have faded under a strong pass rush of new distribution platforms, sports programming continues to consistently attract fans and put points on the revenue scoreboard. That is why every major OTT platform has signed free agent deals with rights owners as a cornerstone of their content offerings. And more recently, the direct-to-consumer category has created yet more opportunities for teams and leagues to monetize their offerings. How are the X’s and O’s moving across this landscape? Who will be the winners and losers? Join our all-star panel as we swing for the fences.
PANELISTS: Kevin Conroy, Founder & CEO, ConroyMedia Patrick Dees, Co-Founder and Chief Gaming Officer, Fan Control Football League Gayle Dickie, Founder & CEO, World News Entertainment MODERATOR: Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports
Founder & CEO, ConroyMedia
Founder & CEO, World News Entertainment
Co-Founder and Chief Gaming Officer, Fan Control Football League
Digital influencers can be instrumental to getting content, services, and products in front of the right audiences. What are the most effective strategies today for working with influencers and what are the metrics that determine success? With influencer marketing exploding, there are a plethora of platforms available to help influencers and brands. This panel will discuss the differences between platforms and how to decide which is right for you from the perspective of an influencer and a brand.
PANELISTS: Sarah Comtois, Director, Planning/Senior Partner - Team Facebook, Mindshare Javon Frazier, Chief Product Officer and President, Gaming, Studio71 Phil Hickey, EVP, Brand & Marketing, Seriously Mike Johnson, Head of Social/Digital, Brand Consulting, CAA MODERATOR: Eric Dahan, CEO, Open Influence
Director, Planning/Senior Partner - Team Facebook, Mindshare
Chief Product Officer and President, Gaming, Studio71
The roll-out of LBE centers in the U.S. and globally is creating a high demand for quality AR/VR/MR LBE content as well as new monetization opportunities for both established franchise and new original content. This panel will discuss the latest developments in LBE. How do you develop successful AR/VR/MR LBE content? What are the different considerations in working with licensed IP versus original IP?
PANELISTS: Brent Bushnell, CEO and Co-Founder, Two Bit Circus MODERATOR: Philip Lelyveld, Immersive Media Initiative Program Lead, Entertainment Technology Center @ USC
CEO and Co-Founde, Two Bit Circus
Immersive Media Initiative Program Lead, Entertainment Technology Center @ USC
From the Music Modernization Act, to the E.U. Copyright Directive, to the copyright small-claims court, privacy laws and antitrust reviews, the regulatory landscape for rights management, licensing and usage is shifting around the world. How will the new rules affect rights owners and the business of licensing?
PANELISTS: Ed Arrow, Senior VP, Global Digital Administration, Universal Music Publishing Group Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt, International Music Managers Forum, Copyright Committee Ron Wheeler, Managing Director, ATSC 3.0 Security Authority (A3SA) Bill Colitre, Vice President & General Counsel, Music Reports, Inc. MODERATOR: Vickie Nauman, Founder & Owner, CrossBorderWorks
Senior VP, Global Digital Administration, Universal Music Publishing Group
International Music Managers Forum, Copyright Committee
With the 2020 Presidential Election looming, this panel will examine how brands, networks, advertisers, and social platforms plan to approach the changing landscape of political advertising.
PANELISTS: Christine Cook, SVP and Chief Revenue Officer, CNN Digital, WarnerMedia Ad Sales Trevor Fellows, Executive Vice President, Digital Sales and Strategy, NBCUniversal Robert Miller, Co-Founder, Campaign Livecast Nick Sallon, Head of US News Partnerships, Twitter MODERATOR: Adam Hua, SVP, CitizenNet
SVP and Chief Revenue Officer, CNN Digital, WarnerMedia Ad Sales
Executive Vice President, Digital Sales and Strategy, NBCUniversal
This panel of industry experts will discuss the role that creators and influencers play in the digital economy. What defines creativity and influence? How are creators and influencers shaping culture? What is the role of creators and influencers vis-à-vis brands and marketing?
PANELISTS: Eyal Baumel, CEO, Yoola Chris Denson, Creator/Host, Innovation Crush Chang Kim, Founder & CEO, Tapas Media Cassie Petrey, CEO, Crowd Surf Benoit Vatere, CEO, Mammoth Media MODERATOR: Lenoria Addison, Strategy Director, Influencer Marketing, Deutsch LA
Creator/Host, Innovation Crush
Founder & CEO, Tapas Media
CEO, Crowd Surf
CEO, Mammoth Media
Strategy Director, Influencer Marketing, Deutsch LA
This panel of startups, investors and advisors discuss the current climate and strategies for capital raising, strategic partnerships and M&A.
PANELISTS: Lauren Apolito, SVP of Strategy & Business Development, HFA/Rumblefish James Leaverton, Vice President of Ecosystems & Co-Founder, Stackpath Seven Volpone, Co-Founder and General Partner, Sababa Ventures MODERATOR: Ned Sherman, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Founder, Digital Media Wire
SVP of Strategy & Business Development, HFA/Rumblefish
Vice President of Ecosystems & Co-Founder, Stackpath
Social content platforms are evolving past simple post-like-and-comment formats like Twitter and Facebook. The next wave is more like call and response with the viewers getting directly involved with content creation. From livestreaming, where viewers influence content creation in real time, to short-form video platforms where entire memes riff off of one post and songs go viral overnight, how fans interact with artists on socials is changing dramatically. What are the platforms to watch out for and how do you know which ones to join?
PANELISTS: Ross Festenstein, Licensing Manager, Monstercat Ash Stahl, Managing Director, Flighthouse Jeremy Welt, CMO, The Wave MODERATOR: Karen Allen, Creator, Twitch for Musicians
Licensing Manager, Monstercat
VP of Business Development and Operations, Flighthouse
From music, to filmmaking, to publishing, new technologies and platforms are creating ever-more tools for creators to go it alone, without a label, studio or publisher. This panel will examine how artists can the newest tools to take control of their careers.
PANELISTS: Dae Bogan, Co-Founder and CEO, TuneRegistry Rian Bosak, Founder and CEO, SuperBam Alex Riggs-Miller, Founder / CEO, iProdoos, Inc. Georgii Speakman, Founder, Outlier Co. MODERATOR: Gigi Johnson, Exec. Director, Center for Creative Futures, Maremel Institute; Faculty, Music Industry, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Co-Founder and CEO, TuneRegistry
Founder and CEO, SuperBam
Founder, Outlier Co.
Founder & CEO, iProdoos
Exec. Director, Center for Creative Futures, Maremel Institute; Faculty, Music Industry, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music