Digital Production Buzz – January 22, 2015

  • Collaboration for Filmmakers Designed by Filmmakers
  • Thoughts on CES from a Gearhead
  • A Labor Update from Jonathan Handel
  • Find, Organize and Protect Your Photos with Mylio

GUESTS: Jon Chappell, Ken Choy, Jonathan Handel, and Kevin Gilbert

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Join Larry Jordan and co-host Michael Horton as they talk with:

Jon Chappell, CEO, Digital Rebellion

Digital Rebellion has designed a cloud-based system of video review and collaboration called: Kollaborate. This week, Jon Chappell, CEO, joins us to explain what the system is and how it works.

Ken Choy, Journalist/TV Writer, GizmoPorn

Ken Choy is an avowed gearhead, and writer for Gizmoporn.com. He shares his thoughts on CES with us this week.

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

Jonathan Handel is the entertainment labor reporter for the Hollywood Reporter. This week, he brings us up to date on a variety of labor issues in Hollywood.

Kevin Gilbert, Photojournalist, Memory Evangelist, Mylio LLC

If you shoot stills, chances are you have them spread all over the place: on Facebook, your phone, your computer, USB sticks… everywhere. Mylio helps find, organize and protect those assets and memories. Photographer Kevin Gilbert stops by to tell us more about it.

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Digital Production Buzz – January 15, 2015

  • Meet the New Director of the European Film Market
  • Market Your Business Using Social Media
  • MediaSilo: New Tools for Collaboration

GUESTS: Matthijs Wouter Knol, Jessica Sitomer, and Kai Pradel

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Matthijs Wouter Knol, Director, European Film Market

Matthijs Wouter Knol is the new director of the European Film Market – one of the three largest film markets in the world. He joins us this week to tell us about the EFM, what we can expect at this year’s market and his goals for the future. If you are looking for international distribution, you need to listen to this interview.

Jessica Sitomer, President, The Greenlight Coach

Our favorite job coach, Jessica Sitomer, president of The Greenlight Coach, returns with advice on how to successfully use social media to market our skills and our business.

Kai Pradel, CEO/Founder, MediaSilo

Kai Pradel is the CEO and Founder of MediaSilo, which is a cloud-based video-sharing and media asset management platform which he started in 2008. This week, he joins us to talk about the cool stuff they’re doing to help post-production professionals maximize efficiency in their workflows, including EditCompanion, a panel that gives editors access to MediaSilo from within Adobe Premiere.

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Digital Production Buzz – January 8, 2015

  • Why Boris FX Acquired Imagineer Systems
  • Imagineer System’s Reaction to the Boris FX Acquisition
  • Creating A Really Small On-Location Production Kit

GUESTS: Boris Yamnitsky, Ross Shain, and Philip Hodgetts

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Boris Yamnitsky, Owner, BorisFX

Recently, Boris FX announced they had acquired Imagineer Systems, makers of the world-famous mocha Pro tracking technology. This week, Boris Yamnitsky, CEO of Boris FX, joins us to explain what they did and why they did it.

Ross Shain, Chief Marketing Officer, Imagineer Systems

Since we were talking with Boris about their acquisition, we thought it would also be interesting to get the perspective of the folks at Imagineer Systems. Ross Shain shares his thoughts on the advantages of the new partnership and what they hope to do with it during the coming months.

Philip Hodgetts, President, Intelligent Assistance

On-location production gear continues to evolve, as do our needs for handling media. This week, Philip Hodgetts, CEO of Lumberjack Systems, describes what he takes when he goes into production and how he manages media and metadata.

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Digital Production Buzz – January 1, 2015

  • Live New Year’s Day Show from the Digital Production Buzz
  • 7 Industry Experts
  • 2014 Highlights & 2015 Trends

GUESTS: Cirina Catania, Ned Soltz, Michael Kammes, Michelle Yamazaki, Philip Hodgetts, and Jonathan Handel

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Michael Horton, Co-Host, Digital Production BuZZ

His thoughts on user groups, trade shows, and industry trends.

 


Cirina Catania, Producer, Digital Production BuZZ

Her thoughts on industry trends and new Buzz guests going into 2015.

 


Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Digital Video Magazine

His thoughts on cameras and camera technology.

 


Michael Kammes, Director, Technology & Marketing, Key Code Media

His thoughts on workflow, automation, and hardware.

 


Michele Yamazaki, VP Marketing, Toolfarm

Her thoughts on software, plug-ins, and 3rd-party developers.

 


Philip Hodgetts, President, Intelligent Assistance

His thoughts on workflow, codecs, and technology.

 


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

His thoughts on labor and workplace issues.

 


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The Digital Production BuZZ airs LIVE Thursday from 6-7 PM Pacific Daylight Time. Ask questions during the show on our Live Chat, listen live, download an episode from the archives, or subscribe to the podcast either through iTunes or our website. Whatever you do, DON’T miss this week’s show!

Digital Production Buzz – December 25, 2014

  • Lighting Coldplay’s “Magic”
  • How to Market and Distribute a Documentary
  • Shooting for the Web with Panasonic PX270 Cameras

GUESTS: Pär M Ekberg, Kim Furst, and Matt Abourezk

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Pär M Ekberg, Cinematographer, Coldplay, “Magic”

Cinematographer Pär Ekberg chose a unique black and white look and stark lighting to achieve his goals for Coldplay’s viral video, “Magic.”

Kim Furst, Producer/Director, Kilo Foxtrot Films

Kim Furst is an award-winning documentary film producer, director and editor. Flying the Feathered Edge is Kim’s fifth aviation documentary. She is now distributing the film and this week we learn what’s working and what isn’t.

Matt Abourezk, Director/Photographer, Talkingbox Digital Media Group, Inc.

Director/Photographer Matt Abourezk chose the new Panasonic PX270 cameras for his productions. We’ll ask why and find out what makes this gear unique.

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The Digital Production BuZZ airs LIVE Thursday from 6-7 PM Pacific Daylight Time. Ask questions during the show on our Live Chat, listen live, download an episode from the archives, or subscribe to the podcast either through iTunes or our website. Whatever you do, DON’T miss this week’s show!

Digital Production Buzz – December 18, 2014

  • Inside Nightjar – Mind-bending Video, Sound and Animation
  • ATEME Introduces a New Way to See in 360 Degrees
  • Panavision Acquires Light Iron – This is BIG News!

GUESTS: Julian and Felix Mack, Benoit Fouchard, and Michael Cioni and Kim Snyder

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Julian Mack, Creative Content Producer, Nightjar

Felix Mack, Filmmaker, Nightjar

Los Angeles-base Nightjar, owned by brothers Felix and Julian Mack, has been creating innovative content for multimedia, video, animation and sound since 1999. Most recently they produced Hillary Duff’s music video for her hit single, “All About You,” and a mind-bending end-credit sequence for XBox One’s Sunset Overdrive. Tonight Julian takes us inside the company to explain how they work.

Benoit Fouchard, Chief Strategy Officer, ATEME

Being “on the scene” is “oh so 2014.” The new idea, once you’re on the scene is 360-degree coverage. Everthing everywhere. Tonight, Benoit Fouchard, Chief Strategy Office for ATEME, joins us to explain their new spherical capture device.

Michael Cioni, CEO, Light Iron

Kim Snyder, CEO & President, Panavision

One of the industry’s most respected companies, Panavision, just acquired Light Iron. Kim Snyder, CEO and President of Panavision and Michael Cioni, Founder and CEO of Light Iron give us the inside scoop and what it means for the post-producion industry.

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Digital Production Buzz – December 11, 2014

  • Creating a Successful Documentary
  • Industry Update
  • Faster, More Secure File Transfer and Review

GUESTS: Yvonne Russo, Jonathan Handel, and Rory McVicar

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Yvonne Russo, Producer/Director

Yvonne Russo is an award-winning producer, director and writer of film, television and web. Her most recent production, VIVA VERDI! is a documentary about life inside Casa Di Riposo per Musicisti of Milan, the home that Giuseppe Verdi built in 1896 for retired opera singers and the musical artists who live there. Tonight, she discusses how she used crowd-funding to finance her film.

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

The latest on the massive Sony Pictures data hack and it’s implications for filmmakers, plus details on the recently announced ART Payroll hack, with Jonathan Handel.

Rory McVicar, Head of Product, A-Frame

A-frame is a company specializing in cloud-based media distribution and review. Tonight we talk with Rory McVicar, Head of Product, about their latest technology to enable filmmakers to do more faster.

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Digital Production Buzz – December 4, 2014

  • Creating “Deliverables” from Finished Projects
  • Delivering 4K Media to the Home
  • The Future of Storage Technology

GUESTS: Jordan Kelly Montgomery, David Foley, and Tom Coughlin

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Jordan Kelly Montgomery, Producer/Director, Jordan Stone Productions

For over a decade Jordan Stone Productions has partnered with some of the largest production companies to produce exciting content from development through post. Recent productions include Hoplite Entertainment’s reality series STABLE WARS for Fox Sports. However, for many editors, the real challenge is what to deliver when the editing is complete. This week, we talk with Jordan Montgomery about creating “deliverables.”

David Foley, Sr. Technologist & Founder, Nanotech Entertainment

David Foley, senior technologist and founder of Nanotech, is focused on high-resolution video. This week, he joins us to talk about 4K workflows, monitors and delivering 4K media to consumers.

Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin and Associates

Tom Coughlin is the president of Coughlin Associates, Inc. For more than 20 years, Tom’s been studying, consulting to and reporting on the storage industry. Every year, he surveys media companies to figure out where the future is taking us. This week, he gives us a detailed look at what he’s learned.

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Digital Production Buzz – November 27, 2014

  • News and Insight from Avid
  • Drones and Other Great Camera Accessories
  • Net Neutrality, Individual Privacy and the Web

GUESTS: David Colantuoni, Ned Soltz, and Robert Neivert

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David Colantuoni, Senior Director Product Management, Creative Apps/Storage, Avid Technology

Avid Pro Tools is an industry standard for audio editing and mixing. Recently, they announced new licensing rules, as Dave Colantuoni, Senior Director of Product Management for Avid Technology explains.

Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Digital Video Magazine, Ned Soltz Inc.

Last week, we spoke with Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor for Digital Video Magazine, about the latest camera technology. This week, we talk with Ned about killer new camera accessories that you need to know.

Robert Neivert, Chief Operations Officer, Private.me

Robert Neivert is the COO of Private.me, a company that enables people to search online without being tracked. With over 15 years of experience with technology and consumer relations he is an expert in both personal privacy and the current issue of Net Neutrality. This week, we talk with him about both.

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Digital Production Buzz – November 20, 2014

  • Tips to Creating a Successful Kickstarter Campaign for Documentaries
  • New Gear News from the Gear Guru of NYC
  • Secrets of Successful Wildlife Photography

GUESTS: Barry Frechette, Ned Soltz, and Kevin J. Railsback

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Barry Frechette, Director of Integrated Production, Connelly Partners

Barry Frechette is the Director of Integrated Production for Connelly Partners. He produces TV ads, videos, websites and other products for their clients. Recently, he discovered a story that he just had to create on his own and “Paper Lantern” was born. Barry launched and closed a successful Kickstarter campaign. We’re fascinated by the story and also want to know more about how he was able to raise his financing.

Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Digital Video Magazine, Ned Soltz Inc.

Nobody knows media hardware like Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor for Digital Video Magazine. It’s been a while since Ned was last on the show, so we invited him back to catch up on the latest toys.

Kevin J. Railsback, Director of Photography, Filmmaking Naturally

Kevin Railsback is a director of photography who specializes in nature and wildlife cinematography. His work has appeared in programs on National Geographic, Animal Planet, The Discovery Channel as well as theatrically-released films and commercials for such corporate giants as AT&T. This week, he shares his secrets to successful wildlife filmmaking.

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