Faces From Around the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Protest Line

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Photography by Stephanie Diani

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. ( -- Among the 400 marketing, production and entertainment media executives to attend the Ad Age Madison & Vine Conference were (above, left) Laura Masse, senior VP-marketing, Hallmark Channel, left, and Elizabeth Yost, head of original programming and development, Hallmark Channel. Also taking a break amidst the lush shrubbery were (above, right) Melissa Fallon, executive director-TV entertainment marketing, Davie-Brown Entertainment, and Lori Nelson, exec VP, Davie-Brown, and Stephanie Green, executive director-entertainment marketing, film, Davie-Brown.

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Above, left, is Advertising Age editor Scott Donaton, left, with Paul Bricault, senior VP, William Morris Agency, and Mitch Kanner, principal, 2 Degrees Ventures. Above right is Michael Davis of Brand Arc, left, Brian Richards of Destiny and Rob Donnell, CEO of Brand Arc.

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Meanwhile, outside the Beverly Hills Hotel (above, left), Hollywood writers led by Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg (wearing sunglasses) picketed the Madison & Vine event as a continuation of their protest of product placement practices. About 70 protesters (above, right) took part in the demonstration.

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Back inside the hotel (above, left), Teddy Lynn, executive producer, Arnold Entertainment Group, and Tracy Brady and Lee Einhorn of Arnold check their voice mail and pose for the camera. Above, right, are Natalie Sive and Paul Leys of Parade Magazine.

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Also in the garden were (above, left) Vince Messina, category-development officer, entertainment, Yahoo, and Dave Dickman, also of Yahoo. Nearby (above, right) Sharon Lipofsky, director-ad sales marketing for the Hallmark Channel and the Hallmark Movie Channel, and Jenn Thompson, VP-advertising sales marketing, Hallmark Channel, chat with Gene Simmons of Kiss.

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