ABout us

Infinity Festival Hollywood is an annual, multi-day event that celebrates “STORY ENABLED BY TECHNOLOGY.” Since 2018, Infinity Festival has grown to become the premiere, and only event that unites the talent behind Hollywood storytelling with the power of Silicon Valley technology. IF hosts keynotes, panels, presentations, showcases, demonstrations and screenings of exclusive content being created by and for the latest tech. Infinity Festival features the latest in: AI, XR, OTT, Film, TV, Audio, Animation, Music, 5G, Gaming and more with the leading talent from each of these industries. 

IF creates targeted exposure by reaching a desired audience through various forms of media. The below infographic contains a breakdown of IF stats, showing steady audience growth since 2018.

INFINITY FESTIVAL STATISTICS

IF LEGACY VIDEO

INFINITY FESTIVAL EVENTS INC.

Mark Lieber
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Hanno Basse
Chairman – Infinity Festival Hollywood

Lori H. Schwartz
Chief Curator and Chief Strategy Officer

Adam Newman
Creative Director

Jasmine Peralez
Content Marketing Strategist

Lisa Jordan
Fine Art Curator – Infinity Festival Hollywood

Dan Schock
Managing Director East Coast

Patrick Long
Producer/Video Editor

Chris Black – Good Form PR Publicity

Michael Sanger & Yahaira Malkenhorst – GOOD ORBIT
Site Design & Development

Anabella Ronson-Benenati
Community Outreach

FNtech

Jeremy Muir
Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Griffin
Chief Strategy Officer, Executive Producer

Kelley Schmidt
Director of Event Management

Heather Griffin
Creative Director

Kelly Gotelli
Senior Event Manager

Steve Heuseveldt
FNstudios Manager

Taylor Brumett
Graphics Project Manager

Jessica Jones
Events Coordinator

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mark Lieber 
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Infinity Festival Events, Inc.

Hanno Basse
CTO Microsoft Azure, Media and Entertainment, Chairman of Infinity Festival Hollywood and Monolith Technology Awards

Lori H. Schwartz
Chief Curator and Chief Strategy Officer, Infinity Festival Events, Inc.

Adam Newman
Creative Director, Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Lisa Jordan
Fine Art Curator, Infinity Festival Hollywood

Dan Schock
Managing Director East Coast, Infinity Festival Events, Inc.

Elijah Allan-Blitz
Director

Jeff Bender
Equinix 

Ally Brumer
Unity Technologies – Real Time Platforms

Garth Burkhard
Sony Pictures Animation – Major Studio Theatrical and Streaming Content

John Canning
Digital Domain – Monolith Creative and Technology Awards

Rick Champagne
NVIDIA – AI

Ching-Ching Chen
Twitch – Live Streaming

Patrick Costello and Brian Vogelsang
Qualcomm – XR and 5G

Kevin Conroy 
4D Factory – Conroy Media – Media/Technology

Poppy Crum
Trimble 

Elie Dekel
Dekel Brands – Branding

Vicki Dobbs Beck
ILMxLAB – Immersive

Tony Driscoll
Warner Bros. – Technology

Svetlana Dvoretsky and Corey Ross
Lighthouse Immersive, Inc. – Immersive Exhibitions 

Chris Edwards
The Third Floor – Visualization

Ron Geller
Dolby – Audio

David Goodman
Lindblad Expeditions, Inc. – Expedition Travel Innovation

Kevin Griffin
FNTECH – Event Production

Rick Hack
Intel – Studio of the Future

Jonas Hudson
GFT Exchange – Blockchain

Marc Johnson
Monolith Creative Awards

Maile Kaiser
CoreSite 

Kevin Knocke and Brad Sive
ReKTGlobal – ESports 

Richard Lee
Salisian Lee – Legal

John MacInnes
MacInnes Studios – Real Time Production

Dina Marovich
Marketing

Barbara Marshall
HP – Remote Collaboration

Jeremy Muir
FNTECH – Event Production

Tony Parisi 
Unity – Immersive Retail and E- Commerce

Aaron Parry
Stereo D/Co3 Animation – Post Production

Toby Past
Razorfish – Advertising

Demetri Portelli
Stereographer/Cinematographer – 3D

Yael Prough
IGN – Gaming

Judith Regan
Regan Arts – Storytelling

Rena Ronson
United Talent Agency (UTA) – Theatrical and Streaming Content

Anshel Sag
Moor Insights and Strategy – Research

Susan Sandler
PopUpSummer! – Retail Innovation

Ted Schilowitz
Paramount Pictures – Futurist

Kathleen Schröter
J2C – Wellness and Tech

Jodi Senese
Outfront Media – Media

Sue Shakespeare
Creative Capers/ASIFA – Animation

Danilo Moura Silva
Simulated Reality – Immersive Production

Joel Sloss
Microsoft Azure – Content Creation and Security

Dane Smith
The Third Floor, Inc – Visualization

Brad Spahr
Sony Music – Music

Stephen Steelman
Brigantine Films – Content Creation

Shelby Stone
Narrative Film Group – Inclusivity

Christina Lee Storm
Netflix – Women In Technology

Nigel Tierney
RYOT/Verizon Media – Innovation

Kim Vasey 
KVR Consulting – Podcasts

Ravi Velhal
Intel – Immersive Cinema

Madeline Warren
Chapman University – IF Student Lab

Graham Younger
Cast & Crew – Entertainment Payroll and Digital Production Solutions

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Jeffrey Abramson 
Facebook

Mariana Acuña Acosta 
Glassbox Technologies

Jennifer Ahn-Newman  
The Film Foundation

Efe Akbulut 
BBC Studios

Elijah Allan-Blitz 
Director

Matt Allard 
Dell

Shweta Anand 
Microsoft

Ninon Aprea
Strategic Consultant

Hanno Basse 
Microsoft, Infinity Festival Inc.

Schawn Belston
Amazon Studios

Jeff Bender
Equinix

Rich Berger
MovieLabs

Joshua Beveridge
Sony Pictures Imageworks

Chris Black
Good Form PR

Jake Black 
CreateVR

Beth Braen 
Bob Gold & Associates

Stef Brower 
HP

Ally Brumer
Unity Technologies

Garth Burkhard
Sony Pictures Animation – Major Studio Theatrical and Streaming Content

Kelly Byke
PR Consultant

Shayne Campbell
CoreSite

John Canning 
Digital Domain

Rodrigo Cerquiera
VR Director

Mitch Chaiet
memetic influence

Rick Champagne 
NVIDIA

Cindy Chang 
Samsung

Ching-Ching Chen 
Twitch

Sidney Clifton 
The Jim Henson Company

Kevin Conroy 
4D Factory – ConroyMedia 

Patrick Costello  
Qualcomm

Poppy Crum
Trimble

Vaughn Davis
DREAM Hotel Hollywood

Paul Debevec 
Netflix

Elie Dekel 
Dekel Brands

Steve Denker 
Circle All Access

David Derks
ASIFA

Vicki Dobbs Beck 
ILMxLAB

Tony Driscoll 
Warner Bros. Entertainment

Ajay Dugar
Kinected Consulting

Svetlana Dvoretsky 
Lighthouse Immersive, Inc

Chris Edwards 
The Third Floor, Inc.

Carla Feldman 
CAF Law Group

Charlie Fink
XR Consultant

Veronica Flint
Creative Director

Ian Forester
VR Playhouse

Tom Frank 
Ascend Coaching and Training

Steve Franklin 
Microsoft

Taylor Freeman 
Axon Park

Mike Gates 
Lenovo

Joergen Geerds 
Koncept VR

Ron Geller 
Dolby

Greg Gewickey 
SightCast

Jeff Gipson
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Jennifer Goldfinch 
Foundry

David Goodman 
Lindblad Expeditions, Inc.

Kevin Griffin
FNTECH 

Jodi Grossgold
Consultant

Chris Gunn 
Digital Media Executive

Rick Hack 
Intel

Josh Hancock 
JoshCar Inc.

Annie Hanlon 
Evercast

Elizabeth Harsh
Cast & Crew

Alexx Henry 
Alexx Henry Studios

Chris Hercik 
Hevē

Rob Hoffman
Lenovo

Karen Horne  
WarnerMedia

Jonas Hudson 
GFT Exchange

Liz Huszarik 
Warner Bros.

Eric Iverson 
Amazon Web Services

Marcie Jastrow 
Evercast

Marc Johnson 
Digital Innovation Strategist and Producer

Larry W. Jones 
Blackthorn Media Inc.

Maile Kaiser
CoreSite 

Mike Kanfer 
Adobe

Rosie Karakan
DREAM Hotel Hollywood

John Kellogg
Xperi Corporation

Lontih Khatami 
Universal Pictures

Joanne Kim 
Legendary Entertainment

Kevin Knocke
ReKTGlobal – ESports 

Richard Lee
Salisian Lee – Legal

Mark Lieber 
Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Patrick Long 
TenNineThirty Creative

Will McDonald 
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

John MacInnes 
MacInnes Studios

Penny Malsch 
Intel

Zanis Mantarakis
Cast & Crew

Dina Marovich 
Marketing

Barbara Marshall 
HP

Joelle Mefford 
Hevē

Judith Merians
Attorney

Arjun Metre 
Tennor

Dina Meyers
Lighthouse Immersive, Inc.

Mark Miller 
Microsoft

Lauren Moore 
The Third Floor, Inc.

Danilo Moura Silva 
Simulated Reality LLC

Jeremy Muir
FNTECH

David Nelson 
University of Southern California

Adam Newman
Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Loren Nielsen
Xperi Corporation

Daniel O’Brien
HTC VIVE

Michel Paquette 
Strategic Content Advisor

Tony Parisi
Unity Technologies

Aaron Parry 
Stereo D/Co3 Animation Studios

Toby Past
Razorfish

Dan Pastewka 
Phase Two Space

Peter Pastewka 
Phase Two Space

Jennifer Pearl 
Team Computr

Jasmine Peralez 
Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Fran Pomerantz
The Pomerantz Group, LLC

Joanna Popper 
HP

Demetri Portelli 
Stereographer/Cinematographer

Wendy Posner 
Posner Fine Art

Guy Primus 
Valence Enterprises

Yael Prough 
IGN Entertainment

Robin Prybill 
Bullseye Media Partners

Linda Quach 
Immersion Corporation

Gary Radburn
Dell

Arjun Ramamurthy
Ateliere Entertainment Technologies

Elizabeth Rave 
OUTFRONT Media

Alexia Raven 
Warner Bros.

Judith Regan 
Regan Arts

Erin Reilly 
ReillyWorks LLC, The University of Texas at Austin

Courtney Richards 
OUTFRONT Media

Diane Robina
Diane Robina Media

Rena Ronson 
United Talent Agency (UTA)

Christine Rose
OUTFRONT Media

Corey Ross
Lighthouse Immersive, Inc.

John Rubey
Rubey Entertainment LLC

Michael Russo
Consultant

Anshel Sag 
Moor Insights & Strategy

Susan Sandler 
PopUpSummer!

Fiorelli Salvo
Amazon Web Services

Ted Schilowitz
Paramount Pictures

Dan Schock
Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Kathleen Schröter 
Journey 2 Creation

Lori H. Schwartz
Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Lloyd Scott
Plex, Inc.

Jenna Seiden 
Vertically Coastal Consulting, Inc.

Jodi Senese
OUTFRONT Media

Donato Sepulveda   
Hubble Studio

Sue Shakespeare
Creative Capers Entertainment

Guy Shalem
Director/Producer

Seth Shapiro
VideoCoin

Brad Sive
ReKTGlobal

Colum Slevin
Electronic Arts (EA)

Joel Sloss
Microsoft

Dane Smith 
The Third Floor, Inc.

Brad Spahr 
Sony Music Entertainment

Stephen Steelman 
Brigantine Films

Cindy Stern
Cross Over Media Group, LLC

Spencer Stephens 
techxmedia

Shelby Stone
Narrative Film Group

Christina Lee Storm
Netflix

Hardie Tankersley
Silverdraft

Alice Taylor 
The Walt Disney Studios

Todd Terrazas
Bobble Sports 

Nigel Tierney 
RYOT/Verizon Media

Ilana Trinkenreich
Equinix

Stephanie Varlotta 
Technicolor

Kim Vasey
KVR Consulting 

Ravi Velhal 
Intel

Brian Vogelsang
Qualcomm

Madeline Warren   
Chapman University

Bob West
CoreSite

Rachel Wintner
Outfront Media

Jeff Wood
Lenovo

Graham Younger
Cast & Crew

Jake Zim
Sony Pictures Entertainment VR