Videos from Transforming Hollywood 8: The Work of Art in the Age of Algorithmic Culture

The videos are now available for our May 5 conference at UCLA.

9:00-9:15 a.m. – The Work of Art in the Age of Algorithmic Culture.  Welcome by Transforming Hollywood by co-directors Denise Mann (UCLA) and Henry Jenkins (USC).

 

9:15-10:20 a.m. – Keynote Presentation,” by Ted Striphas, “Algorithmic Culture.” 

 

10:30-12:00 p.m. – Panel One: Playing with Snackable Content in Virtual Marketplaces, moderated by Denise Mann, Professor, School of Theater, Film, Television, UCLA.

Panelists:

  • Larry Fitzgibbon, CEO and Co-Founder, Tastemade
  • Thomas Jorion, Head of Strategy and Innovation, Havas 18
  • Rob Kramer, CEO and Founder, PurposeLab
  • Kym Nelson, Senior VP of Sales, Twitch
  • Ted Striphas, Professor, Colorado University

TH8 Panel 1: Playing With Snackable Content in Virtual Marketplaces from UCLA Film & TV on Vimeo.

 

 

12:15-1:45 p.m. – Panel Two: Fake News and Struggles Over Circulation, Moderated by Henry Jenkins, Provost Professor, Annenberg Communication and School of Cinematic Arts, USC.

Panelists:

  • Mark Andrejevic, Professor of Media Studies, Pomona College
  • Brooke Borel, journalist and Author of The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking
  • Hannah Cranston, host and executive producer of ThinkTank and guest host ofThe Young Turks.
  • Jon Passantino, deputy news director for BuzzFeed News, Los Angeles.
  • Ramesh Srinivasan, Associate Professor, Department of Information Studies and Design/Media Arts, UCLA.
  • Laura Sydell, Correspondent, Arts Desk, NPR.

TH8 Panel 2: Fake News and Struggles Over Circulation from UCLA Film & TV on Vimeo.

 

2:45-4:15 p.m. – Panel Three: Music Streaming & The Splinternets: The New, Competing Cultural Curators, moderated by Gigi Johnson, Founding Director, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

Panelists:

  • Matthew Adell, CEO and Founder, MetaPop
  • Shanna Jade, Director of Community, Stem
  • Alex White, Head of Next Big Sound at Pandora

TH8 Panel 3: Music Streaming & The Splinternets: The New, Competing, Cultural Curators from UCLA Film & TV on Vimeo.

 

 

4:30-6:00 p.m. – Panel Four: Creating Binge-worthy “Streaming Web TV,”Moderated by Neil Landau, author of TV Outside the Box and The Showrunner’s Roadmap.

Panelists:

  • Jessie Kahnweiler, creator, The Skinny (Hulu)
  • Zander Lehmann, creator, Casual (Hulu)
  • Dawn Prestwich, co-executive producer, Z: The Beginning of Everything(Amazon)
  • Nicole Yorkin, co-executive producer, Z: The Beginning of Everything(Amazon)

 

TH8 Panel 4: Creating Binge-worthy “Streaming Web TV” from UCLA Film & TV on Vimeo.

 

 

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