Digital Hollywood Announces Media Summit New York

    During 2015 Digital Hollywood held a number of conferences including its Spring and Fall events that featured virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology. Now the company has announce its latest 2016 conference, Media Summit New York, a two-day forum for strategic discussions and networking.

    Based on the theme of “The Year of Change: VR-AR-Immersive-Internet Disruption”, the summit will be taking place at the Bohemian National Hall, The Czech Center & Consulate – 73rd Street, New York from 2nd – 3rd March 2016.

    Talks on the first day include:

    Financing The Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Immersion – From VCS & Private Equity To Corporate Investments

    • Featuring Urs Cete, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, L.P.; Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments; Joseph Coyne, Venture Capital Investor, Global Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics; Chris Frallic, Partner, First Round; Mike LaSalle, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors; Vinay Singh, Chief Financial Officer, Archer Gray; Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Frank N. Magid Associates,Moderator.

    The Strategic Workshop: The VR-AR-360 Content & Advertising Primer, The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating TV-Movies, Advertising & Other Experiential Programming

    • Featuring Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz; Craig Gilbert, Co-Founder and CEO, Total Cinema 360; Rodrigo Cerqueira, CEO, panoGrama; David Mullett, ‎founder, Virtualizevr; Tracey McCormack, Founder & President, McCormack Media Services, Moderator

    While sessions for day two feature:

    Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  What Will Emerge?  An Investment in Time and Space

    • Speakers include; Myles McGovern, President, IM360 and Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy, Moderator.

    VR-AR Production on the Edge – The Amazing Journey of Imagination: Storytelling in Content and Advertising

    • Speakers include: Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location (The Sleepy Hollow: VR Experience); Michael Roche, SVP or Partnerships, Revolt TV; Nicholas Longano, CEO, OTT Networks (Paula Deen Network); Debra Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer & Founder, datavized; Cory Haber, CEO, Rivet Media (VR for Blue Note Entertainment); Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO, NUE, Moderator.

    For the full line-up and registration details go to, VRFocus will continue to bring you all the latest events that include VR and AR.


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