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Digital Production Buzz – May 3, 2018

Technology has never been more important to filmmakers. Tonight, we showcase exciting new trends that exploded at NAB: eGPUs, Cloud-based animation, drones, and ProRes RAW. New today, these will be the workhorses of tomorrow.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Larry O’Connor, Rex Grignon, Brian Streem, Jeromy Young and James DeRuvo.

  • The Inside Scoop on eGPUs
  • Revolutionizing Animation with The Cloud
  • A Team That Creates Perfect Aerials
  • Digital Recorders and ProRes RAW
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week


The Inside Scoop on eGPUs

Larry O'Connor
Larry O’Connor, Founder & CEO, Other World Computing
External Graphic Processing Units (eGPUs) are now supported in the latest High Sierra release of macOS. But what are they? Who are they for? And, most importantly, do they work? Tonight, Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO of OWC, helps us understand what’s going on and how filmmakers can use it.


Revolutionizing Animation with The Cloud

Rex Grignon
Rex Grignon, CEO & Co-Founder, Nimble Collective
The Nimble Collective is a Cloud-based animation platform which is attempting to revolutionize animation. Co-founder and CEO Rex Grignon joins us tonight to explain what they’ve created and how it works.


A Team That Creates Perfect Aerials

Brian Streem
Brian Streem, CEO, Aerobo Drone Services
Aerial shots can really enhance a scene. But, technology has shifted to drones and drones are a LOT harder to fly legally than they were a year ago. Tonight, Brian Streem, CEO of Aerobo Drone Services, describes how his team can help you create the perfect aerial for your next project.


Digital Recorders and ProRes RAW

Jeromy Young
Jeromy Young, Co-Founder and CEO, Atomos
At NAB 2018, Apple announced a new version of ProRes called “ProRes RAW.” At the same time, Atomos announced two new digital recorders that support this new format. Tonight, Jeromy Young, co-founder and CEO of Atomos, joins us to explain this new codec and why it makes sense to use external recorders during production.


The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, DoddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo Editor-in-Chief at DoddleNEWS.com, has a multi-faceted career spanning radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James joins us every week to present the latest industry news.
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