Paso Digital Film Fest

Nov 19-23


DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD and, in an effort to further

educate and take our viewers to the cutting edge of the

digital paradigm shift in entertainment, attended this years'

Digital Hollywood at Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica



Angela Shelton, Kevin Iwashina, Leonard Maltin, Rick Allen

Leonard Maltin, and Rick Allen, CEO of SnagFilms, and the panel discuss

the new changes in Independent Film Making.  Topics like how the film

critic roll is changing, and the new tools of Facebook, Twitter and other

social networking sites are adding to the change in Independent film making



On the first day, Variety held their bi-

annual Entertainment and Technology Summit.  With dinners and parties

sponsored by the likes of SnagFilms,

Cisco Eos, Microsoft Advertising,

Adobe, and other companies,  there was

a great cross section of film makers and

the tech companies that offer support in

these exponential changing digital times...





There were many panels throughout Digital Hollywood...


Media & Entertainment Valuation

State of the Indie Film World

Cable, TV and Broadband

Digital Money-Virtual Currencies

Pitching your Web series

Creating a Viable Digital Ecosystem

Transmedia Storytelling

Models for Change

Downloads, Movies, DVDs

Video Advertising

Web Series development

Web Indies Explosion

SmartPhone as Lifestyle

Internet Video Advertising

Monetizing Broadband Video

The Real Deal

Next Generation P2P

Financing Boot Camp

Non-Traditional Advertising

Social Media and Target Markets




Leonard Maltin

film critic & historian

Jim Louderback

CEO of Revision3



 Richard Yen

Saban Ventures

David Straus

CEO Withoutabox

Adam Chapnick

CEO at

Russ Levinsohn

Fuse Capitol






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2010 Sponsor Info





Neal Hansch

Rustic Canyon

Miles Beckett

Creator of Lonely Girl

Chris McCaleb

Web series producer

Amber Lawson

Babblegum Internat.

David Tochterman

Head of Digital Media




There was so much great information

at the panel discussions and such a

large number of outstanding leaders

in the Digital World, that hard to give

full coverage...we suggest to visit them



Buffalo Benford Productions, LLC

 and the

Ben Mendelson (rt)

Pres. at Interactive Television Alliance