Tuesday, October 21st

The ThinkTanks

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, The Poolside Tent

Dutch Digital Delight - The US - Dutch Partnerships

Ralf Verhoef, CEO and Co Founder Angry Bytes/Two Screen

Atilla Meijs, CEO Corrino Media Group

Femke Wolting, Co Founder Submarine

Jeroen de Cloe, CEO and Founder of Sticky Studios

Hans Disch, Co-Founder, 24i Media

Olivier Koelemij, SVP Business Development USA, Media Monks

Evert Larooij, Sales Director Content Distribution, Infostrada

George Freriks, chairman of the Holland Hollywood Connection, moderator

exploitation. Ralf brings in more than 15 years of broadcast and online experience and holds a (cum laude) bachelor’s in Communication Management from the Utrecht School for Economics and Management.


Atilla Meijs is CEO Corrino Media Group:  Atilla's creative passion for film, broadcast and events, his technical knowledge and his virtually unlimited drive play a major role in the success of the company and it's 30+ employees.  Atilla has been a producer on many feature films, television shows, multi-media projects and has a wide experience in the field of broadcast and events and is an expert on cross media content production.  Atilla has worked for brands and companies such as TED, Philips, KLM, SFX, Google, Heineken, The Red Cross, Livenation, Sony Music, Universal and Barco.  Atilla has worked on many events like Jazz Fest New Orleans, South by Southwest, Sziget, Tomorrow World, Sensation, Creamfields and on projects with artists like Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Armin van Buuren, Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Eric Clapton, Caro Emerald, Ed Sheeran, Jools Holland, Bastille and many more.  Creative Diversity is his specialty.


Femke Wolting, Co Founder of Submarine is one of Holland's leading independent media producers. In 2000 she was one of the founders of Submarine, an independent transmedia production company, spanning film, animation, non-fiction and interactive genres. Submarine boasts a roster of award-winning productions created in collaboration with an extensive network of international creatives. Submarine produced among others such films as Peter Greenaway’s feature Rembrandt’s J’accuse, documentaries like Meet the Fokkens, internationally-distributed animation series such as Kika & Bob, and games that push new forms of storytelling, such as Collapsus (www.collapsus.com).  Submarine has also created Submarinechannel.com, an online channel that pushes the boundaries of media to create beautiful hybrid projects. Whether it's bringing a graphic novel to life on screen, redefining the web documentary format with its MiniMovies project, exploring the creative possibilities of interactive animation, or creating a website dedicated to the art of film title design.  Most recently the new creative studio, SubLA was launched with the personalized experience WhoIsCobalt.com. SubLA and Paramount Pictures created a personalized experience for the release of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. SubLA designs and produces emotionally engaging experiences and was founded by storytellers who have a passion and knowledge of design and technology. SubLA makes experiences that explore new forms of storytelling that encompass traditional and emerging media. SubLA has studios in Venice, CA and Amsterdam and is led by industry pioneers: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting and Bruno Felix. SubLA is the sister company of Amsterdam based Submarine and Submarine Channel.


Jeroen de Cloe, Founder and President, Sticky:  Jeroen de Cloe is Founder and President at Sticky, a game agency focused on developing and publishing top-quality entertainment-, branded- and serious games. He is a multidisciplinary leader in the games industry with a vast and deep knowledge of the strategy, development, design and distribution of premium content and the digital gaming space. Jeroen oversees production of all games and establishes optimal gaming strategies for major media companies and brands. These companies include Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Imagineering, Paramount Pictures, Fox Digital Entertainment, Nickelodeon, Qualcomm, DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi and StateFarm. He has worked with executives, film directors and brand owners at the highest levels to ensure excellence in production and service.


Hans Disch, Chief Strategy Officer 24i Media.  Together with his friend and companion Martijn van Horssen, Hans founded 24i Media in 2009. Recognized and rewarded as an innovative and disruptive media technology startup, 24i has grown into a thought and market leader in engineering TV apps on all devices, screens and platforms: from set top boxes and SmartTV’s to gaming consoles and mobile devices. 24i creates and maintains state-of-the-art TV apps for leading broadcasters and operators, like RTL, FOX and KPN, in the Netherlands, and abroad.  Previously, Hans headed FilmPartners International, a reality show workflow facilities specialist, and directed its sale to the Euro Media Group in 2007. Next to that, Hans served at the board of accountancy firm HLB and was business manager at Ernst&Young and Ordina. Hans holds an MBA from Groningen University and University of Twente; Hans is married to Esther and has two children, Josefine (8) and Justijn (6).


Olivier Koelemij, Business Director - Business Development USA, MediaMonks:  Oliver Koelemij is Business Director at the biggest creative digital production company on the planet. MediaMonks specializes in working with advertising agencies to craft high-end digital work for global brands. They have offices offices in Amsterdam, London, New York and Singapore.  MediaMonks boasts an in-house team of 200 Monks that is versed in all aspects of digital production. Their capabilities include film, games and mobile and are recognized by over forty institutions worldwide, including Cannes, Eurobest, the Webbys and the Awwwards.  At MediaMonks, Olivier is responsible for the engagement of new projects and their successful completion. His technical background allows him to talk both ways, translating into productions that exceed the client’s expectations but not their deadlines. Olivier has been with MediaMonks since 2012 and has produced interactive work for Heineken, Unilever and various international agencies. Catch his company’s latest showreel on www.mediamonks.com/work


George Freriks, chairman of the Holland Hollywood Connection, moderator: George Freriks born in The Hague, The Netherlands has been working his whole career in the media industry on the edge of business development and innovation. He has worked on the forefront of a lot of innovative developments in the media industry. Since 1997 he works as a consultant with an international customer base (SES Astra, Philips, KPN, Sony, Consolidated Media Industries). He is the founder of the Dutch Media Hub and chairman of the Holland Hollywood Connection, a network that stimulates business between Dutch and US media companies. He is a member of the TV Academy and on the advisory board of the Interactive TV Alliance.  He has a vast knowledge and network and consults frequently regarding the impact of digital media on traditional media and assists companies by looking for new digital innovations.  He is a frequently asked speaker and chairman of events. He has managed around 10 transactions in buying and selling companies and financing and organizes tours about innovation which brought him into China, Japan, Korea and the United States.




Day Two - SuperSession Day

Ralf Verhoef is CEO and co founder of Angry Bytes / Two Screen, a leading provider of second screen technology and consultancy in the Netherlands. Based in the Amsterdam Area, Angry Bytes is in the center of the Dutch mediahub, providing almost 90% of all second screen and multiscreen formats in The Netherlands. On top of Real Time Platform ‘Two Screen’, they offer two separate services: First, Two Screen Now, which enables broadcasters to build and manage their own Second Screen on connected devices for game and quiz shows. Second, LiveScreens, which is the first service to offer broadcasters the ability to create, edit and manage content made available to other connected screens during a live broadcast!  In his role, Ralf helps broadcasters, production companies and advertisers to outline and implement a successful multi screen and cross platform strategy in terms of editorial content and commercial