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Digital Production Buzz- December 8, 2016

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Patricia Rattray, Tyler Phillips, Wes Phillips, Ned Soltz, Toby Sali, and James DeRuvo.

  • Dollies and Sliders Born Out of Frustration
  • From the Folks Who Invented the C-Stand
  • Built on a Foundation of Potato Chips
  • The Best Rigs for DSLR Cameras
  • Better LED Lights
  • Our Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Featured Interview #1: Dollies and Sliders Born Out of Frustration

Patricia Rattray
Patricia Rattray, Director of Sales and Marketing, MYT Works, Inc.

MYT Works was born out of frustration with existing camera tools, so they started creating their own dollies, skaters and sliders. Patricia Rattray is their director of sales and marketing and joins us this week to talk about her company and their camera support gear.

Featured Interview #2: From the Folks Who Invented the C-Stand

Tyler Phillips
Tyler Phillips, Vice President Product Development & Marketing, Matthews Studio Equipment

The C-stand was invented by Matthews Studio Equipment, along with much of the grip equipment we use every day. Tyler Phillips, VP product development and marketing, takes us on a tour of their history, some of their most popular products and the trends he’s watching for the future.

Built on a Foundation of Potato Chips

Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, SmallHD

SmallHD got its start by winning the Doritos Superbowl Contest – twice. From that financial investment, they created a company specializing in high-quality camera monitors, as Wes Phillips, CEO and co-founder, explains.

The Best Rigs for DSLR Cameras

Ned Soltz
Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Red Shark News, Ned Soltz Inc.

DSLR cameras are good for doing video work but what does it take to make them GREAT? Ned Soltz, contributing editor to Red Shark News, shares his thoughts tonight about the rest of the gear you need to make your DSLR camera really shine!

Better LED Lights

Toby Sali
Toby Sali, Co-Owner, BBS Lighting

BBS LIGHTING is a leading international manufacturer and developer of high-end LED lighting for television, theatre and movie production lighting. Co-owner Toby Sali joins us tonight to describe what they do and why we should consider their gear for our next shoot.

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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BuZZ Flashback

December 8, 2016


Jim Sherhart, with Drobo, discussed the “consumerization” of storage and the need for storage vendors to release apps to enhance their storage devices.