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Digital Production Buzz – December 29, 2016

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Larry O’Connor, Jonathan Handel, Michele Yamazaki, Michael Kammes, James DeRuvo.

  • Technology Highlights from 2016
  • Larry Jordan Looks at 2016
  • Labor and Industry News from 2016
  • A Look at Top Plug-ins in 2016
  • Michael Kammes’ 2016 Tech Highlights
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Featured Interview #1: Technology Highlights from 2016

Larry O'Connor
Larry O’Connor, President & Founder, Other World Computing

Larry O’Connor is the president and founder of OWC, which stands for “Other World Computing.” He is an industry leader, especially in storage and RAM technology. Tonight, we look back at the major highlights and lowlights of 2016.

Featured Interview #2: Larry Jordan Looks at 2016

Larry Jordan
Larry Jordan, Host, Digital Production Buzz

2016 was a year of significant change. Tonight, Larry Jordan shares his thoughts on the key events in distribution, hardware, software and business that affected filmmakers. Then, he and Michael Kammes have a discussion about Larry’s tests with the new MacBook Pro for speed, capability and performance. This is one interview you’ll want to hear.

Labor and Industry News from 2016

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

Tonight, Jonathan Handel, entertainment labor reporter for “The Hollywood Reporter,” takes a look back at the key labor and industry highlights of 2016.

A Look at Top Plug-ins in 2016

Michele Yamazaki
Michele Yamazaki, VP Marketing, Toolfarm

Michele Yamazaki is the VP of Marketing for Toolfarm. As a major reseller of software and plug-ins for visual effects, Michele shares her unique perspective on what worked and what didn’t during this last year. Tonight, she looks at plug-ins and 3D software.

Michael Kammes’ 2016 Tech Highlights

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

Michael Kammes is the Director of Technology at KeyCode Media. His focus is on workflow, collaboration, codecs and all the stuff that makes editing systems work. Tonight, he looks back at the past year and offers his insights on what will change the industry.

The weekly 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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