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Digital Production Buzz – November 3, 2016

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Jim Tierney, Greg Fornero, Laura Blum, Lewis McGregor, Sean Deveraux, and James DeRuvo.

  • Sharpen Images Without Getting Edgy
  • New DCP Service for Independent Filmmakers
  • DOC NYC Preview
  • Creating Practical Visual Effects in Your Kitchen
  • Bringing Invisible Effects to Life
  • Our Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Featured Interview #1: Sharpen Images Without Getting Edgy

Jim Tierney
Jim Tierney, President & Chief Executive Anarchist, Digital Anarchy

Digital Anarchy just released a new video sharpening tool – Samurai Sharpen – that improves apparent image focus (sharpness) without making the picture look over-enhanced. CEO Jim Tierney joins us tonight to explain how it works.

Featured Interview #2: New DCP Service for Independent Filmmakers

Greg Fornero
Greg Fornero, Vice President of Distribution, Postworks Digital

Greg Fornero is the Vice President of Distribution at Postworks. Earlier this year the company formed a Digital Cinema Unit to serve filmmakers creating DCP packages for theatrical distribution. Tonight we talk to Greg about what they do and what we need to know to bring our films to life in the theater.

DOC NYC Preview

Laura Blum
Laura Blum, Blogger, FilmFestivals.com

Blogger and film curator Laura Blum returns with a preview on the upcoming DOC NYC documentary film festival, along with a look at how documentaries are presenting issues surrounding depression.

Creating Practical Visual Effects in Your Kitchen

Lewis McGregor
Lewis McGregor, Filmmaker & Online Content Creator, Freelance (@uglymcgregor)

Lewis McGregor, is a filmmaker and blogger based in Wales. But, in his spare time, he creates practical visual effects in his kitchen. Tonight he shares his secrets – which revolve around a magical fish tank.

Bringing Invisible Effects to Life

Sean Devereaux
Sean Devereaux, Co-Founder, VFX Supervisor, Zero VFX

ZeroVFX is an Award company that specializes in creating “invisible effects” for major motion pictures. Tonight we talk to Sean Devereaux, Co-Founder and VFX Supervisor artist who explains EXACTLY what an invisible effect is and how the rest of us are supposed to see it.

DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Film and Technology Reporter, DoddleNEWS

James DeRuvo, senior writer for DoddleNEWS, presents the latest industry news.

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