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Digital Production Buzz – September 29, 2016

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Alexander Rea, Les Zellan, Wes Plate, Michael Kammes, Laura Blum, and James DeRuvo.

  • Its True: Take A School Bus to Mars!
  • New Lenses Coming From Cooke
  • Film-making in Times of Revolution
  • Wes Plate Looks At New Technology
  • The Ins and Outs of Transcoding
  • Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Featured Interview #1: Its True: Take A School Bus to Mars!

Alexander Rea
Alexander Rea, Creative Director of Technology, Framestore

Most school buses go to school – but not this one. Alexander Rea is the Creative Director of Technology for “The School Bus To Mars.” He joins us tonight to discuss the technology behind this innovative traveling science exhibit.

Featured Interview #2: New Lenses from Cooke

Les Zellan
Les Zellan, Chairman, Cooke Optics

At IBC, Cooke Optics announced new lenses, along with new lens mounts for existing lenses. This week, Les Zellan, Chairman of Cooke Optics, joins us to explain their latest news.

Film-making in Times of Revolution

Laura Blum
Laura Blum, Blogger, FilmFestivals.com

Continuing her look at narrative films based on the Arab Spring, Laura Blum wraps up her three-part series with a look at how film financing and production have changed in the Gulf region with the release of these films.

Wes Plate Looks at New Technology

Wes Plate
Wes Plate, President, Automatic Duck

Wes Plate, founder and CEO of Automatic Duck, returns with a look at the future of new technology, a follow-up on his popular transfer utility between FCP X and Motion, as well as his upcoming presentation at the FCP X Creative Summit.

The Ins and Outs of Transcoding

Michael Kammes
Michael Kammes, Director of Technology & Marketing, Key Code Media

Michael Kammes, Director of Technology and Marketing for Keycode Media, returns with a look at new technology and workflow to help us be even more efficient.

DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Film and Technology Reporter, DoddleNEWS

Check out the latest news from our industry this week from James DeRuvo, senior writer at DoddleNEWS.

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