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Digital Production Buzz – November 17, 2016

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Cirina Catania, Per Larsson, Justin Thomson, Philip Hodgetts, Chris Bross, and James DeRuvo.

  • Picking the Right Gear for A Shoot
  • Shooting CBS’ “The Amazing Race”
  • Shooting Films in the Arctic Circle
  • Connect to the Web from the Road
  • Protect and Recover Your Precious Media
  • Our Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Featured Interview #1: Picking the Right Gear for A Shoot

Cirina Catania
Cirina Catania, Founder and Lead Creative, The Catania Group

Cirina Catania is a documentary filmmaker who is no stranger to filming in difficult environments. Her work has appeared on the National Geographic Channel, among many others. Tonight we talk with her about picking the right equipment to bring on a shoot, how to minimize the amount of gear you need, and how to determine if something is really necessary.

Featured Interview #2: Shooting CBS’ “The Amazing Race”

Per Larsson
Per Larsson, Director of Photography,

For ten years, Per Larsson was the cinematographer for CBS’ “The Amazing Race.” This network show required shooting under extraordinary circumstances. Tonight, Per tells us what gear he used, how he kept his media safe and how he kept it all together while travels across the globe.

Shooting Films in the Arctic Circle

Justin Thomson
Justin Thomson, Founder, Ashridge Films

Tonight we welcome back Justin Thomson, Founder of Ashridge Films, to our show. Justin recently conducted a shoot in the Arctic Circle and shares what he learned, what worked and what didn’t.

Connect to the Web from the Road

Philip Hodgetts
Philip Hodgetts, President, Lumberjack System

Tonight, our show is talking abut shooting in extreme conditions. It isn’t safe to carry all your precious dailies around on your back. But how do you connect to the Internet when you are in the middle of nowhere? Philip Hodgetts, CEO of Lumberjack System, has some advice for us.

Protect and Recover Your Precious Media

Chris Bross
Chris Bross, Chief Technology Officer, DriveSavers Data Recovery

Even worse than missing that “perfect shot,” is discovering that ALL your shots are gone due to bad media or other calamity. Chris Bross, chief technology officer for DriveSavers, has advice for us on what we can do to keep our data safe, or recover it when calamity strikes.

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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