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DEG Annual Membership Meeting & Hedy Lamarr Awards Reception

November 7, 2023


Join DEG in person as we gather for our Annual Membership Meeting, as well as celebrating our 2023 Hedy Lamarr Award honorees.  Shalini Govil-Pai, VP and General Manager of TV Platforms at Google, will be presented with the 2023 Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology, and the Hedy Lamarr Inspiration Award will be presented to Dean Elizabeth Daley of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Learn more about the Hedy Lamarr Award honorees here




Annual Membership Meeting Program:

  • Welcoming remarks with DEG Vice Chair Jonathan Zepp (Google) 
  • State of the Association with Amy Jo Smith (DEG) 
  • Keynote Conversation with DEG Chair Dan Cohen (Paramount Global Content Distribution) and Jeff Shultz (Paramount Streaming)
  • Movie Windowing: Key Strategy Considerations in 2023 and Beyond with Marija Masalskis (Omdia)
  • Panel: Making the Most of the New “Shelf Space” – Content Marketing and Monetization on CTV Platforms moderated by Lucas Bertrand (Looper Insights) and featuring Matt Durgin (LG Electronics), Pedro Gutierrez (Microsoft), and Katherine Pond (VIZIO)
  • Using Generative AI to Deliver Content to Global Audiences with Oz Krakowski (Deepdub.ai)
  • Panel: New Strategies in Streaming Monetization – How traditional media is turning FAST into big business introduced by Laura Ghisglieri (BB Media), moderated by Field Garthwaite (IRIS.TV), and featuring Scott Olechowski (Plex), Tejas Shah (Filmrise), Mike Pears (AMC Networks), and Michael Corcoran (Amazon Freevee)






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November 7, 2023
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Paramount Studios
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