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Digital Production Buzz – April 5, 2018

The 2018 NAB Shows opens in just a few days. Tonight, we preview what to expect at the show, key trends to watch and some advice if this is your first time at the show.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Chris Brown, Ned Soltz, Terence Curren, Philip Hodgetts, Michael Kammes and James DeRuvo.

  • What to Expect at The 2018 NAB Show
  • NAB 2018 Preview: Cameras
  • NAB 2018 Preview: Post-Production
  • NAB 2018 Preview: Technology
  • NAB 2018 Preview: Workflow & Video Over IP
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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What to Expect at The 2018 NAB Show

Chris Brown
Chris Brown, Exec. VP, Conventions & Business Operations, National Association of Broadcasters
Chris Brown is the executive vice president for Conventions and Business Operations at the National Association of Broadcasters. He and his team are responsible for producing all of NAB’s major events. Tonight, Chris explains what to expect at this year’s event.

NAB 2018 Preview: Cameras

Ned Soltz
Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Red Shark News, Ned Soltz Inc.
Ned Soltz has been a fan of cameras since they shot film. Tonight, this contributing editor to, previews what he expects to see this year at the 2018 NAB Show.

NAB 2018 Preview: Post-Production

Terence Curren
Terence Curren, Founder/President, Alpha Dogs Inc.
Terance Curren, Founder/President of Alpha Dogs has been going to NAB for over 25 years and tonight he shares some of his thoughts on what to expect, along with advice if you are a first time attendee.

NAB 2018 Preview: Technology

Philip Hodgetts
Philip Hodgetts, President, Lumberjack System
Philip Hodgetts, CEO of Lumberjack System, lives for technology. Tonight, we want to get his opinions on what trends to watch, what new gear to expect and whether, in today’s online world, the NAB Show is still relevant for media creators today.

NAB 2018 Preview: Workflow & Video Over IP

Michael Kammes
Michael Kammes, Director of Technology, Key Code Media
Michael Kammes is the director of technology for KeyCode Media. One of his tasks is to explore new technology and look for ways to apply it in production or post. Tonight, he joins our discussion previewing what to expect at next week’s NAB Show.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, DoddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo Editor-in-Chief at, 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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