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Digital Production Buzz – November 10, 2016

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Alex Keller, Nicolia Wiles, Zach Bloom, Ned Soltz, Jonathan Handel, and James DeRuvo.

  • Emergency Services vs. Drones
  • New Drones from GDU
  • Operator’s Perspective: Flying a Drone
  • Drones and New Tech at NAB in NYC
  • SAG/AFTRA Extends Their Strike of Video Game Developers
  • Our Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Featured Interview #1: Emergency Services vs. Drones

Alex Keller
Alex Keller, Pilot, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office

Flying a drone can be fun and produce amazing footage but what about the safety aspects. Tonight we talk to Alex Keller, a helicopter pilot for the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office about the impact drones have on law enforcement and emergency services.

Featured Interview #2: New Drones from GDU

Nicolia L Wiles
Nicolia L Wiles, Director of Digital, GDU

GDU recently introduced their new Advanced Byrd Drone and tonight we talk to Nicolia Wiles, Director of Digital for GDU about their latest drone units and the technology behind it.

Operator’s Perspective: Flying a Drone

Zach Bloom
Zach Bloom, Cinematographer, zachbloom.com

We first met Zach Bloom, freelance cinematographer, last year, as he shared the basics of flying a drone. Tonight, we check back with him for the latest from a drone operator’s perspective as the drone industry continues to evolve and the rules of drone flying change.

Drones and New Tech at NAB in NYC

Ned Soltz
Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Creative Planet, Ned Soltz Inc.

NAB came to New York this week and Ned Soltz, contributing editor for Creative Planet, was there. Tonight he shares what he discovered, including the latest in drone technology.

SAG/AFTRA Extends Their Strike of Video Game Developers

Jonathan Handel
Jonathan Handel, Entertainment/Technology Attorney & Labor Reporter, TroyGould and The Hollywood Reporter, jhandel.com

The SAG/AFTRA strike of video game developers continues. This week, Jonathan Handel, entertainment labor reporter with “The Hollywood Reporter,” gives us an update as the Guild starts picketing WB Games.

DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Film and Technology Reporter, DoddleNEWS

James DeRuvo, Senior Writer at DoddleNEWS, has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. Covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James presents our weekly DoddleNEWS Update.

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