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Digital Production Buzz — Dec. 29, 2011

  • 2011 Year in Review!!
  • Technology
  • Employment
  • Gadgets
  • Labor
  • Legal
  • Music
  • Trends to Watch for 2012
  • From all your Buzz favorites!

GUESTS: Philip Hodgetts, Jessica Sitomer, Ned Soltz, Jonathan Handel, Bruce Nazarian, and Cirina Catania

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We have an amazing year-end show for you this week! Join Larry Jordan and Michael Horton as they look back at 2011 with:

Philip Hodgetts, CEO, Intelligent Assistance

Philip Hodgetts, President of Intelligent Assistance returns to the BuZZ for our annual look back at the past year and his patented crystal ball prognostications looking forward to what we can expect in technology for 2012. Philip has an expert’s eye for marketing, distribution and digital technology. You’ll want to hear what he has to say.

Jessica Sitomer, President, The Greenlight Coach

2011 was a tough year for many who were struggling to get jobs in the entertainment industry. But if you were listening in to Jessica Sitomer, President, The Greenlight Coach, you caught some valuable advice about how to get and keep a job. On this week’s BuZZ, Jessica talks about employment in 2011 and what to expect for 2012.

Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, DV and Government Video magazines

Who doesn’t love gear? And who doesn’t envy someone who gets to try out virtually everything new as soon as it appears on the horizon! Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor for DV & Videography magazines, and a regular contributor to the BuZZ, returns with a wrap-up of his favorite discoveries during 2011 and a list of what he’s hoping to see in 2012.

Jonathan Handel, Entertainment Reporter, Hollywood Reporter

2011 was a busy year for strikes and almost-strikes and if anyone was on the front lines of labor, it was our favorite legal expert, Jonathan Handel, Entertainment Attorney of counsel with Troy Gould and entertainment reporter for the Hollywood Reporter. Jonathan shares his thoughts on the year past, with his expectations for what the coming year holds.

Bruce Nazarian, The Digital Guy

Bruce Nazarian , The Digital Guy, has gone back to his music roots and his musical journey during this past year has been an eye-opener for him as well as for us! We are always delighted to welcome him back and this week, he gives us a quick education in what happened in the music industry with some great advice about how to survive and prosper in 2012.

Cirina Catania, Producer, Digital Production Buzz

As Producer of the Digital Production BuZZ, Cirina Catania gets to talk with just about everyone in our industry and finds herself constantly on the front lines as news breaks. She’s a filmmaker, a journalist and a long-time member of our BuZZ family, booking our guests and predicting trends on a daily basis. She joins us live from Germany to talk about what was memorable for her this year and what she thinks will be on the radar for 2012

You can’t find people or interviews like this anywhere else — on another fascinating show!

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