ABOUT US

Infinity Festival Hollywood, guided by more than 150 Advisors from the leading studios, talent agencies and technology companies, celebrates “Story Enabled by Technology” by bringing together Silicon Valley innovators with Hollywood’s leading storytellers.

INFINITY FESTIVAL TEAM

Mark Lieber
Founder

Hanno Basse
Chairman

Lori H. Schwartz
Chief Curator

Adam Newman
Creative Director

Amy Prenner – The Prenner Group
Chief Communications Officer

Pamella Jean
Strategic Marketing and Brand Integrations

Jasmine Peralez
Media Coordinator

Michelle Braue
Jodi Grossgold
Nathan Knight
Amanda Levine – Ruler Branded Entertainment
Cindy Stern
Business and Sponsorship Partnerships

Patrick Long
Producer/Video Editor

Michael Sanger & Yahaira Malkenhorst – GOOD ORBIT
Site Design

Andrew Rangel – Creative Deluxe
Graphic Design

Lisa Jordan
Fine Art Curator

Lisa Ullmann
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

Patrick Lawless
Producer

Taylor Brumett
Graphics Project Manager

Jessica Jones
Events Coordinator

CAPITOL ROYALE – CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP (UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP)

Ching-Ching Chen
VP, Content Partnerships & Strategy

Tristin Marshall
Manager, Content Partnerships & Strategy

Mairead Lawrenson
Executive Director, Events & Operations

Anton Monsted
EVP, Soundtracks & A&R

Byron Atziena
VP, Global Creative

Sydney Golombek
Manager, Global Creative

Marc Byers
GM, Motown Records

Tomeka Kolleh
Sr Global Marketing Manager

Anna Skelsey
Manager, Technology & Strategy

MacKenzie Reynolds
Director, Publicity

Patrick Stephens
Manager, Brand Partnerships

Andrew Blumberg
Senior Coordinator, Capitol Studios

Roey Hershkovitz
VP Capitol & Digital Studios

Allen Lee
SVP, Business Architecture

Cole McCarthy
Video Services

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mark Lieber
Founder, Infinity Festival Events Inc.

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

Lori H. Schwartz
Chief Curator of Infinity Festival and Monolith Creative and Technology Awards

Adam Newman
Creative Director, Infinity Festival Events Inc.

Lisa Jordan
Fine Art Curator, Infinity Festival

Elijah Allan-Blitz
Director

Ally Brumer
Unity Technologies – Real Time Platforms

John Canning
Digital Domain – Monolith Creative and Technology Awards

Rick Champagne
NVIDIA – AI

Ching-Ching Chen
Capitol Music Group, Capitol Royale

Patrick Costello
Quallcomm – 5G

Elie Dekel
Dekel Brands – Branding and International

Vicki Dobbs Beck
ILMxLAB – Immersive

Tony Driscoll
Warner Bros. – Technology

Chris Edwards
The Third Floor – Visualization

David Goodman
Interactive and Media

Kevin Griffin
FNTECH – Event Production

Rick Hack
Intel – Studio of the Future

Marc Johnson
Monolith Creative Awards

Richard Lee
Salisian Lee – Legal

Patrick Long
TenNineThirty Creative – Producer

John MacInnes
Real Time Production

Dina Marovich
Paramount Studios – Marketing

Barbara Marshall
HP – Real Time Technology

Tristin Marshall
Capitol Music – Capitol Royale

Jeremy Muir
FNTECH – Event Production

Aaron Parry
Stereo D/Deluxe 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

Brad Sive
TSM – E-Sports

Dane Smith
The Third Floor, Inc. – VFX

Brad Spahr
Sony Music – Music

Stephen Steelman
Brigantine Films – Content Creation

Shelby Stone
Narrative Film Group – Inclusivity

Christina Lee Storm
Asher XR – Women in Technology

Ste Thompson
Powster – Creative

Nigel Tierney
RYOT/Verizon Media – Innovation

Ravi Velhal
Intel – Immersive Cinema

Madeline Warren
Chapman University – IF Student Lab

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Jeffrey Abramson 
Consultant

Jennifer Ahn-Newman  
The Film Foundation

Efe Akbulut
BBC Studios

Elijah Allan-Blitz
Director

Matt Allard
Dell

Shweta Anand
Microsoft

Csilla Andersen
Unity Technologies

Grant Anderson
Producer

Hanno Basse
Microsoft, Infinity Festival

Rich Berger
MovieLabs

Joshua Beveridge
Sony Pictures Imageworks

Jake Black
CreateVR

Jeanette Bonds
GLAS Animation

Beth Braen
Bob Gold & Associates

Michelle Braue
Infinity Festival

Leo Bridle
Powster

Stef Brower
HP

Ally Brumer
Unity Technologies

Kirsten Cameron
Unity Technologies

John Canning
Producers Guild of America, Digital Domain

Rodrigo Cerquiera
VR Director

Mitch Chaiet
memetic influence

Rick Champagne
NVIDIA

Cindy Chang
Samsung

Ching-Ching Chen
Capitol Records

Sidney Clifton
Deluxe Animation

Jennifer Cooper
Microsoft

Kevin Conroy
ConroyMedia, 4D Factory

Patrick Costello  
Qualcomm

Poppy Crum
Dolby

Paul Debevec
Google

Elie Dekel
Dekel Brands

Steven Denker
Turner Classic Media

David Derks
ASIFA

Vicki Dobbs Beck
ILMxLAB

Tony Driscoll
Warner Bros. Entertainment

Ajay Dugar
Kinected Consulting

Chris Edwards
The Third Floor, Inc.

Carla Feldman
CAF Law Group

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 
Interactive/Media Executive

Kevin Griffin
FNTECH

Jodi Grossgold
Infinity Festival

Chris Gunn
Digital Media Executive

Rick Hack
Intel

Josh Hancock
JoshCar Inc.

Annie Hanlon
Alchemy Tech & Entertainment Group LLC

Alexx Henry
Alexx Henry Studios

Chris Hercik
Hevē

Rob Hoffman
Lenovo

Karen Horne  
WarnerMedia

Jonas Hudson
Greenfence

Liz Huszarik
Warner Bros.

Marcie Jastrow
Evercast

Pamella Jean
Infinity Festival

Marc Johnson
Digital Innovation Strategist and Producer

Larry W. Jones
Blackthorn Media Inc.

Mike Kanfer
Adobe

John Kellogg
Xperi Corporation

Lontih Khatami
Universal Pictures

Joanne Kim
Legendary Entertainment

Nathan Knight
Infinity Festival

Amanda Levine
Ruler Branded Entertainment/Infinity Festival

Mark Lieber
Infinity Festival

Willie Litvack
SquadUP, Inc.

Patrick Long
TenNineThirty Creative

Will McDonald
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

John MacInnes
MacInnes Studios

Monika Madrid
Verizon

Penny Malsch
Copper Creative

Dina Marovich
Paramount Pictures

Barbara Marshall
HP

Tristin Marshall
Capitol Records

Joelle Mefford
Hevē

Arjun Metre
Tennor

Mark Miller
Microsoft

Lauren Moore
The Third Floor, Inc.

Danilo Moura Silva 
Simulated Reality LLC

David Nelson
University of Southern California

Adam Newman
Infinity Festival

Loren Nielsen
Xperi Corporation

Daniel O’Brien
HTC VIVE

Adrienne Palm
gener8tor

Michel Paquette
Strategic Content Advisor

Tony Parisi
Unity Technologies

Aaron Parry
Stereo D/Deluxe Animation Studios

Toby Past
Razorfish

Dan Pastewka
Phase Two Space

Peter Pastewka
Phase Two Space

Jennifer Pearl
Team Computr

Jasmine Peralez
Infinity Festival

Fran Pomerantz
The Pomerantz Group, LLC

Joanna Popper
HP

Demetri Portelli
Stereographer/Cinematographer

Wendy Posner
Posner Fine Art

Amy Prenner
The Prenner Group

Guy Primus
Valence Enterprises

Yael Prough
IGN Entertainment

Robin Prybill
Bullseye Media Partners

Linda Quach
Immersion Corporation

Gary Radburn
Dell

Arjun Ramamurthy

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

Amber Rivera
TenNineThirty Creative

Diane Robina
Diane Robina Media

Rena Ronson
United Talent Agency ( UTA ) 

John Rubey
Rubey Entertainment LLC

Michael Russo
Warner Bros.

Anshel Sag
Moor Insights & Strategy

Susan Sandler 
PopUpSummer!

Ted Schilowitz
Paramount Pictures

Kathleen Schroter  
Journey 2 Creation

Lori H. Schwartz
Infinity Festival, Television Academy

Lloyd Scott
Infinity Festival

Jenna Seiden
Vertically Coastal Consulting, Inc.

Donato Sepulveda   
Hubble Studio

Sue Shakespeare
Creative Capers Entertainment

Guy Shalem
Director/Producer

Seth Shapiro
VideoCoin

Brad Sive
TSM

Joel Sloss
Microsoft

Dane Smith
The Third Floor, Inc.

Brad Spahr
Sony Music Entertainment

Stephen Steelman 
Brigantine Films

Cindy Stern
Infinity Festival

Spencer Stephens 
techxmedia

Shelby Stone
Narrative Film Group

Christina Lee Storm
Asher XR

Hardie Tankersley
Silverdraft

Alice Taylor
The Walt Disney Studios

Todd Terrazas
Bobble Sports

Ste Thompson
Powster

Nigel Tierney
RYOT/Verizon Media

Mia Tramz
TIME

Lisa Ullmann 
Producer

Stephanie Varlotta 
Technicolor

Ravi Velhal
Intel

Madeline Warren   
Chapman University

Jeff Wood
Lenovo

Jake Zim
Sony Pictures Entertainment VR