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Digital Production Buzz – April 21, 2016 – Highlights

Join Larry Jordan, live from our booth on the show floor, as he talks with Bill Roberts, Dan May, Bryce Button, Barbara de Hart, Ric Viers, and Sean Mullen!

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This week the Digital Production BuZZ takes on NAB 2016 in Las Vegas with Adobe, Blackmagic Design, AJA Video Systems, Inc., Telestream, Blastwave FX, and Rampant Design Tools!

  • SEGMENT 1: Adobe
Bill Roberts
Bill Roberts, Senior Director of Product Management, Adobe
Bill Roberts is the Senior Director of Product Management for Adobe. Adobe Systems continues to improve all their audio and video applications. Bill Roberts showcases new features in Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Stock and Character Animator.


  • SEGMENT 2: Blackmagic Design
Dan May
Dan May, President, Blackmagic Design
Dan May is the President of Blackmagic Design. Blackmagic Design showcased a new version of DaVinci Resolve, studio adapters for Ursa Mini cameras, and upgrades for ATEM switchers; along with a variety of other products.


  • SEGMENT 3: AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Bryce Button
Bryce Button, Product Marketing Manager, AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Bryce Button is the Product Marketing Manager of AJA Video Systems, Inc. AJA introduced Kona-IP, an IP-based audio and video infrastructure that provides the quality of HDSDI with the flexibility of Ethernet. Bryce also discussed a wide variety of other new products.


  • SEGMENT 4: Telestream
Barbara de Hart
Barbara de Hart, Vice President of Desktop Business and Corporate Marketing, Telestream
Barbara de Hart is the Vice President of Desktop Business and Corporate Marketing for Telestream. Telestream made a major move into the Cloud by providing Cloud-based video encoding and compression. They also enhanced their Vantage enterprise-grade compression software. Barbara also explains why Telestream is interested in the Cloud.


  • SEGMENT 5: Blastwave FX
Ric Viers
Ric Viers, CEO, Blastwave FX
Ric Viers is the CEO of Blastwave FX. Ric Viers loves sound effects. But, even better, he loves teaching others how to create sound effects. Today, he launches and, in a second segment, explains the process and techniques to recording high-quality sound effects.


  • SEGMENT 6: Rampant Design Tools
Sean Mullen
Sean Mullen, Lead Designer, Rampant Design Tools
Sean Mullen is the Lead Designer for Rampant Design Tools. Rampant Design Tools creates fascinating visual overlays and effects for all major NLEs on both Macs and Windows. Sean describes their latest effects package and their brand-new plugins for Final Cut, Premiere, and Avid. Plus, he also describes the process they use to create lens flare special effects.
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