October 30-31, 2023, Los angeles

ITTV DAY- DAY 1 @NeueHouse
Monday, October 30
Gallery Bar & Screening Room

6121 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

8.30 – 9.15 am
Check in, Coffee and Networking

9.15 – 9.30 am
Opening ITTV 2023
Video presentation

9.30 – 10.15 am
PANEL: Italy, a land of Opportunities
Italian Officials in Los Angeles Discuss Support for Professional and Cultural Community
Emanuele Amendola, Director Italian Cultural Institute – Emanuela Boni, PR and Marketing Manager, ENIT – Italian National Tourist Board; Alessandra Rainaldi, Trade Commissioner, ITA Italian Trade Agency; Raffaella Valentini, Consul General of Italy
Moderator: Alessandro Ago, Director of Programming and Special Projects, USC School of Cinematic Arts.

10.30- 11.15 am
PANEL: A perspective on the Evolving Global Landscape in Storytelling
Over the last few years, there has been a noticeable shift in the landscape of storytelling, with a move towards more global perspectives and a reduction in the dominance of US-centric narratives. Several factors have contributed to this trend which is likely to continue as the world becomes increasingly interconnected and audiences demand more diverse and inclusive content.
Nicole Clemens, President, Paramount Television Studios; Sophie Ferron, CEO, Media Ranch, Production and Distribution; Angela Russo-Otstot, Chief Creative Officer, AGBO; Sandra Stern, Vice Chairman, Lionsgate Television Group; Chiara Tilesi, CEO and Founder of non-profit “We Do It Together”; Jana Winograde, Former President, Showtime;

Laurie Zaks, Exec Producer/ Founder & President, RosewoodTV
Matt Brennan, Los Angeles Times’ deputy editor for entertainment and arts.

11.15- 11.30 am

11.30 – 12.45
RAI Kids presentation

Screening reel 4’
– A brief conversation with Luca Milano, Director, Rai Kids 
Home Sweet Rome 26’ (Italy/Canada co-production + US distribution)
Drago Nero 22’
Leo’s word – Il mondo di Leo 12′

12.45 – 1.45
Lunch break (Lunch is not included, but there is an hour break in the conference program and several locations around NeueHouse to grab a bite)

1.45 -3.45 pm
RAI Fiction presentation
Reel The best of Rai Fiction 3’
Mare Fuori 55’
Mare Fuori – Trailer 1’
Black Out 55’

3.45 – 4.00 pm

4.00 – 4.45 pm
PANEL: Opening Boundaries: What’s next? A conversation on Audiovisual co-production and distribution. 
We will explore the future of television co-production and distribution, the perspectives, challenges, and opportunities that Italian, Canadians and U.S. agents and producers envision for extensive global collaborations.
Dante di Loreto, President US, Fremantle; David Eilenberg, Head of Content, Roku Media; Sean Furst, GPS Global Position Studios; David Madden, Global Head of Entertainment, Wattpad WEBTOON Studios; Alexia Melocchi, President of Worldwide Distribution, Little Studio Films; Luca Milano, Director, Rai Kids; Ted Miller, Head of Global Television and partner, CAA Creative Artists Agency.
Valentina Martelli, Founder and CEO Good Girls Planet – ITTV and Jeremy Spiegel, EP ExtraTV

4.45 – 5.00 pm
Fremantle reel 
Sky reel 
Not Only TV series
Little Studio Films presentation (1:03”)
Galleon (1:13”) 
Mama Dallas (1:08”)
V-Channels (2’)
LSPG reel (2’)

5.00 -5.10 pm

5.15 – 6.00 pm
PANEL: Spotlight on Italy

6.00 – 8.00 pm
Networking and cocktail 


DAY 2 @NeueHouse
Tuesday, October 31
Gallery Bar & Screening Room

6121 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

8.30 – 9.15 am
Check in, Coffee and Networking

9.15 – 9.30 am
Welcome and Opening Day 2

9.30 – 10.15 am
PANEL: Distribution, what a difference a year can make -AvOD, FaST, OTT and the other channels for distribution
Streaming has indeed revolutionized the distribution landscape, transforming the way we consume media and entertainment. Over the past few years, streaming services have experienced tremendous growth and have become the primary mode of content consumption for many people around the world. Looking ahead, it’s clear that the future of streaming holds significant potential and will continue to shape the entertainment industry.
Gianfranco Cordara, VP, Global Content Operations – former Disney+; Vicki Liao, Director Content Acquisition, Roku Channel; Niccolò Messina, CEO V-Channels; Armando Nunez, Former CEO, Global Distribution, CBS and Paramount Global;
Chris Ottinger, Head of Worldwide Distribution, Amazon MGM Studios Distribution
Jim Jusko, Executive Producer, Educator, and Former Entertainment Attorney

10.20 – 10.30 am

10.30 – 11.15 am 
PANEL: International coproduction renaissance, the global strategy
Producers and distributors in the international spectrum are looking for several key factors when seeking out projects from various mediums such as books, comic books, scripted and unscripted content for movies and television. The panel analyzes some elements considered to be valuable.
Alon Araya, President, Paper Plane Productions; Erik Barmack, Founder, Wild Sheep Content; David Eilenberg, Head of Content, Roku Media; Sophie Ferron, CEO, Media Ranch; Michael Gordon, Global Television Agent, CAA Creative Artists Agency; Vaun Wilmott, Showrunner and Executive Producer 
Sean Furst, GPS Global Position Studios

11.20 am – 12.00 pm
PANEL: The new frontiers in financing for film and TV 
An overview of the current state of film and TV financing with a focus on NFTs and blockchain technology.
Jordan Bayne, Filmmaker, Founder – The Squad | Film3 OG; Miguel Faus, ‘Calladita’ Film Director;
Leo Matchett, CEO, Decentralized Pictures Foundation; Niccolò Messina, CEO, V-Channels
Matteo Perale, former co -Founder Wiip. 

12.05 – 12-50 pm 
PANEL: OK, let’s talk about AI!
A thought-provoking conversation on the impact of AI in both TV and movie industries, exploring its potential, challenges, and ethical considerations.
John Attanasio, CEO + Co-Founder, Toonstar; Leigh Brecheen, Esq, Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver and Thompson; Dave Brown, Partner, Echo Lake Entertainment; Amy Peck, CEO, EndeavorXR, Lead Technical Advisor RCRC; Vaun Wilmott, Showrunner and Executive Producer;
Oz Krakowski, Chief Revenue Officer, Deepdub.
Robert Haiat, Senior Media Adviser, Canvas Media

12.50 – 1:40 pm
Lunch Break (Lunch is not included, but there is an hour break in the conference program and several locations around NeueHouse to grab a bite)

1:45 – 2:15 pm
DONATO CARRISI, A Conversation
A Discussion with Novelist, Screenwriter, and Director Donato Carrisi on His Creative Approach to New Projects
Hosted by Valentina Martelli, Founder and CEO of Good Girls Planet – ITTV

2:15 – 3:00 pm
PANEL: Meta-Morphosis, a conversation on Web3, metaverse, Virtual, Mixed and immersive realities
In this panel discussion, we will bring together a diverse group of experts, visionaries, and pioneers who have been actively shaping the future of digital experiences and entertainment.
Their insights and experiences will shed light on the profound impact of Web3, metaverse, VR on the TV and movie industry.
Federico Francioni, Head of Digital Ecosystem, Meta; Luisa Huang, COO and Co-Founder, Toonstar;
Christina Lee Storm, Founder & CEO, ASHER XR; Guido Meardi, CEO, V-NOVA; Lisa Watts CEO, OneTwenty/1.

Becky Davis, CEO, Insight Leadership

Followed by:

3:05 – 6.00 pm
Gallery Bar
Experience the new Immersive: V-NOVA special demo
Available throughout the day

DAY 3 @NeueHouse
Wednesday November 1
@Terra Eataly

10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067

5:30 – 9.30 pm
ITTV, it’s a wrap!

Closing Party on the Rooftop of Terra – ITTV Award
Dress Code: Cocktail attire
Private event – Strictly by invitation

Please note:
Guests must present their wristbands (proof of attendance at one of the previous days of ITTV @Neue) to be admitted to Terra.

Hotel Excelsior - Regione Veneto/Veneto Film CommissiON
h 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Meta-morphosis: how entertainment is changing (from animation to VR content)

A conversation that explores how emerging technologies are transforming the entertainment industry. From animation that pushes the boundaries of imagination to create even more immersive and realistic experiences, to immersive content that transports us into entirely new realities, to the powerful force that is artificial intelligence, this discussion will explore how audiences experience content like never before. 


Guido Meardi, CEO V-Nova, Elisabetta Rotolo, CEO, Creative-Executive Producer MIAT Multiverse Institute for Arts and Technology; Giorgio Scorza, CEO and Creative Director of Movimenti Production


Valentina Martelli, Founder and CEO Good Girls Planet

Hotel Excelsior - Italian Pavilion
h 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Opening Boundaries: the evolution of the italian landscape form storytelling to international distribution.
Some of the brightest professionals in the Italian film and television industry will explore how storytelling has evolved in the context of international distribution. They will share their experiences and thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of bringing Italian stories beyond national borders, creating a global dialogue, breaking cultural barriers, and enchanting the international audience with a rich heritage of unique narratives.


Maria Pia Ammirati, Head of Drama Rai Fiction; Eleonora Andreatta, Vice President Italian Content, Netflix; Nicola Borrelli, General Manager- Direzione Generale Cinema e Audiovisivo, MIC; Nicola Maccanico, CEO Cinecittà S.p.A.; Luca Milano, Director Rai Kids; Maria Grazia Saccà, CEO Titanus Production, Andrea Scrosati, COO Fremantle Group, CEO, Continental Europe Fremantle, Roberto Stabile, Head of special projects DGCA MIC at Cinecittà


Valentina Martelli, Founder and CEO Good Girls Planet e Cristina Scognamillo Founder Good Girls Planet.

ITTV Award Hand…the Winner is: to Eleonora Andreatta -Vice President Italian Content, Netflix