TEDxHollywood Conference Announces Additional Speakers For March 28th Event At The UCLA Freud Playhouse

TEDxHollywood Conference Announces Additional Speakers For March 28th Event At
                           The UCLA Freud Playhouse

Doug Carmean, Intel Fellow; Jared Gutstadt, Jingle Punks; Michael Hawley,
Digital Pioneer; Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki and Moj Mahdara, Made with Elastic
Added to Speaker Schedule

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 TEDxHollywood
event,taking place March 28 at the UCLA Freud Playhouse, has added five new
speakers including Doug Carmean, Intel Fellow; Jared Gutstadt, Jingle Punks;
Michael Hawley, Digital Pioneer; Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki and Moj Mahdara,
Made with Elastic. The focus of the 2013 TEDx Hollywood event is exploring
how content, technology and brands entertain and inform.

Topics to be explored and presented by TEDxHollywood speakers include the
following themes:

  oEveryone is a Media Company: brands and organizations now regularly
    create and post content to engage audiences and customers.
  oSucceeding in the Entertainment World Outside of the Traditional Hollywood
    System: learning from mavericks who have carved out successful careers in
    entertainment using ingenuity, elbow grease, talent, digital media and
  oStorytelling That Drives Change: stories that explain, inform and
    inspire. Stories shed new light on controversial topics, or advocate for
    a particular point of view.
  oSci-Fi Comes To Life Through Entertainment: great gadgets, gear and
    technology imagined by Hollywood show what is possible, and what could
    become reality in the not too distant future.

The full TEDxHollywood speaker list includes:

  oAngela Ahrendts, Burberry
  oDoug Carmean, Intel Fellow
  oJohn Forte, Musician
  oDick Glover, FunnyorDie.com
  oKina Grannis, Musician
  oJared Gutstadt, Jingle Punks
  oMichael Hawley, Digital Pioneer
  oCourtney Holt, Maker Studios
  oEugene Jarecki, Filmmaker
  oNadeem Kassam, BASIS
  oTim Kring, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer, "Touch" and "Heroes"
  oMoj Mahdara, Made With Elastic
  oRachel Shechtman, STORY

TEDxHollywood will host 450 attendees who will be able to rewind time and
watch previous TEDTalk videos delivered by creative and technology visionaries
who made prognostications about the future of digital content and its impact
on the entertainment industry. The organizers of the 2013 TEDxHollywood event
are Ken Hertz, entertainment attorney, Hertz & Lichtenstein and founder of
memBrain LLC, a brand and licensing company and Dan Alder, president, Media

How to Attend TEDxHollywood

For more information about TEDxHollywood, please visit www.tedxhollywood.net.

For TEDxHollywood tickets, speaker suggestions, volunteer opportunities,
sponsorship or other event-related information, please email
info@tedxhollywood.net. For information about TED, please visit www.ted.com.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local,
self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like
experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark
deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized
events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED
Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx
events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a
four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those
world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference
invites the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their
talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included
Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson,
Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and
former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place
each spring in Long Beach, California, along with the TEDActive simulcast in
Palm Springs; the annual TEDGlobal conference is held each summer in
Edinburgh, Scotland.

TED's media initiatives include TED.com, where new TEDTalks are posted daily,
the recently launched TED-Ed platform for students and educators, the Open
Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as
well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide,
and TEDBooks, short e-books by speakers that elaborate on a single idea
originally presented on TED's stage. TED has established the annual TED Prize,
where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the
opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or
groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world, and the
TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe
to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of
their remarkable projects and activities. Follow TED on Twitter or on

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