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Digital Production Buzz – Dec. 9, 2010

Gary Mazo, Jack Nutting, Matt Katsolis, and Terry Curren

HEADLINES: Winning the Panasonic Grand Prize, developing for the iPad, overcoming a digital addiction, and on-lining the final Battle – all this, and the Buzz Shout-Out!, on this week’s show!

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Join host Larry Jordan and co-host Mike Horton as they talk with:

Gary Mazo, VP, Made Simple Learning.

Gary Mazo Vice President of Made Simple Learning and is a writer, a College Professor, a gadget nut and an ordained rabbi. Gary joined Made Simple Learning in 2007 and has co-authored the last thirteen books in the Made Simple Series. Gary teaches at the University of Phoenix—teaching Writing, Philosophy, Technical Writing and more. Gary is a regular contributor to—writing product reviews and adding Editorial Content. He joins us today to talk about teaching and learning in the digital age.

Jack Nutting, Developer and Cocoa Aficionado

Jack Nutting, based in Stockholm, Sweden, has been using Cocoa since the olden days to develop software for a wide range of industries and applications including gaming, graphic design, online digital distribution, telecommunications, finance, publishing, and travel. When he’s not working on Mac or iPhone projects, he’s developing web applications with Ruby on Rails. Jack is a passionate proponent of Objective-C and the Cocoa frameworks; At the drop of a hat, he will speak at length on the virtues of dynamic dispatch and runtime class manipulations to anyone who’ll listen (and even to some who won’t). He blogs from time to time at We are interested in talking with him about the benefits of filmmakers developing their own apps to sell their projects.

Matt Katsolis, Director/Cinematographer

Panasonic Solutions Company announced in November that Florida filmmaker Matt Katsolis had been selected the grand prize winner in the company’s “Shoot It. Share It” video contest. Matt is a director and cinematographer for Interpret Studios who has produced and directed a wide variety of content spanning 20 countries for independent production companies, non-profits, social justice groups, and a diverse commercial clientele. We want to talk with him about his work, his passion for telling stories in film, and his project that won him the Grand Prize: Moving On: Love is Winning!

Terry Curren, Founder/President, AlphaDogs, Inc.

Terry Curren began his career in the early 1980s by directing, editing and producing music videos and a direct-to-video feature film. He founded AlphaDogs in Burbank, CA, in 2002 to fulfill his vision of a small personable company with big talent. And Alpha Dogs just recently completed a series for ESPNU called “The Battle.” We want to talk with him about the process of finishing a project and what filmmakers can do to save time and money at the very end of their projects.

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