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Digital Production Buzz — May 15, 2014

  • New Software and Techniques from GoPro
  • Hollywood Update: Interns, Musicians, and SAG/AFTRA
  • Creativity and Survival in the VFX Industry

GUESTS: David Newman, Jonathan Handel, and Brian Drewes

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

David Newman, Sr. Director, Software Engineering , GoPro

David Newman, Sr. Director of Software Engineering at GoPro, joins us this week with updates on the latest news from GoPro, including the adding support for the high-performance VC-5 video compression format.

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

Jonathan Handel, Entertainment/Technology Attorney and labor reporter for The Hollywood Reporter joins us this week to talk about all the labor issues swirling in Hollywood; from the musicians unions, to Fox interns, the Brian Singer case and the Writer’s Guild.

Brian Drewes, Co-Founder, ZEROvfx

The world of visual effects (VFX) is struggling to survive. VFX skills have never been in more demand, and budgets have never been more strained. Brian Drewes, Co-founder of ZEROvfx, joins us this week to bring us up-to-date on the technology and the industry.

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