The Digital Hollywood Experience

The Digital Hollywood Experience

 

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Samsung’s GONE VR experience

David Alpert, CEO, Skybound Entertainment; Executive Producer, The Walking Dead franchise, Oucast

 

David Alpert is CEO of Skybound Entertainment, the multiplatform entertainment company founded alongside longtime collaborator and creator of “The Walking Dead” Robert Kirkman. As CEO, David oversees operations and strategic business development for the company. Alpert is also a key contributor to the company’s success and growth in the new/digital media space having overseen development on cross-platform properties including Samsung Milk VR’s “Gone,” the first ever narrative virtual reality series, and YouTube Red’s “Scare PewDiePie.”  David is also a prolific television and film producer. Just a few of David’s credits include “The Walking Dead” and its companion series, “Fear The Walking Dead,” the Robert Kirkman–created “Outcast,” “Five Year,” BBC America’s “Dirk Gently,” the comic docu-series “Heroes and Villains: The History of Comic Books” and features including “Air,” starring Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou, the Jessie Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart film “American Ultra,” and the George Lopez film “Spare Parts.”  David is an honors graduate of Harvard University and New York University Law School.