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Digital Production Buzz- May 4, 2017

With more than 1,700 exhibitors at NAB, it’s impossible to cover them all during our dedicated NAB webcasts. Tonight on The Buzz, we talk with exhibitors that we missed during the NAB Show itself.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Jonathan Handel, Erik Weaver, Alx Klive, Nigel Booth, Harry Ostaffe and James DeRuvo.

  • Writers Guild and Studios Agree to Terms
  • The Challenges of Cloud Storage
  • Live VR Capture for 360-Video
  • All-in-One Media Asset Management
  • Collaboration, Communication and Control
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Writers Guild and Studios Agree to Terms

Jonathan Handel

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

It was a nail-biter that could have affected production throughout the industry. At the last possible minute, the Writers Guild of America agreed to contract terms with the studios. Jonathan Handel, entertainment labor reporter for “The Hollywood Reporter” shares all the details, tonight.

Collaboration, Communication and Control

Harry Ostaffe

Harry Ostaffe, Director, Product Marketing, Control Room solutions, Black Box

Harry Ostaffe is the director of product marketing for Black Box, a company that helps customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. As more and more productions move toward live streaming and collaboration, we thought it would be interesting to talk with a company that enables collaboration, communication and control.

The Challenges of Cloud Storage

Erik Weaver

Erik Weaver, Luminary of the Future of M & E Storage, HGST, a Western Digital Brand

Erik Weaver, Luminary of the Future with HGST, joins us tonight to talk about the challenges of Cloud storage, how to manage vast amounts of media, and how Western Digital, Hitachi and G-Technology are now working together.

Live VR Capture for 360-Video

Alx Klive

Alx Klive, Founder/CEO, 360 Designs

Alx Klive is the Founder/CEO of live VR capture company 360 Designs. The company has made waves with its innovative 360 camera designs, live VR workflow solutions, and live VR production credits, that include the Oscars, SXSW and a VR concert for Sony Music. Tonight, we look at the process of live VR capture.

All-in-One Media Asset Management

Nigel Booth

Nigel Booth, EVP Business Development and Marketing, IPV

Media Asset Management is important in any project – but is often misunderstood or not used. Tonight, we talk with Nigel Booth, EVP Business Development and Marketing for IPV. IPV makes “Curator,” an all-in-one media management system. Welcome, Nigel!

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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