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Digital Production Buzz – September 27, 2018

IBC continues generating news this week as we talk with NewTek, SmallHD, Clear-Com, and Axle.ai about their latest announcements and products that they introduced at the annual trade show.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Brian Olson, Michael Ashman, Bob Boster, Sam Bogoch and James DeRuvo.

  • IBC 2018: NewTek
  • IBC 2018: SmallHD
  • IBC 2018: Clear-Com
  • IBC 2018: Axle.ai
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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IBC 2018: NewTek

Brian Olson
Brian Olson, VP of Product Management, NewTek
NewTek continues to redefine what’s possible in live productions. Tonight, Brian Olson, VP of Production Management for NewTek, showcases their IBC announcements, their NDI workflow, and what they see coming in the future.


IBC 2018: SmallHD

Michael Ashman
Michael Ashman, Marketing Director, SmallHD
SmallHD makes small monitors for video cameras. Tonight we talk with Michael Ashman, Marketing Director at SmallHD about what they announced at IBC and who should consider using these new products?


IBC 2018: Clear-Com

Bob Boster
Bob Boster, President, Clear-Com
With a focus on live productions from theater to ballet to television, Clear-Com enables people at different locations to talk to instantly each other. Tonight we talk with Bob Boster, President of Clear-Com, on what they announced at IBC, the shift to IP-based communications and their newest app that puts an intercom on an Apple Watch.


IBC 2018: Axle.ai

Sam Bogoch
Sam Bogoch, CEO, Axle.ai
Media management is as essential as ever, but there’s a lot of discussion on what media management actually is. Tonight, we talk with Sam Bogoch, CEO of Axle.ai, about the current state of media management for smaller workgroups and their newest announcements at IBC.


The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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

Digital Production Buzz – September 20, 2018

IBC just ended and tonight, we talk with Adobe Systems, Avid and Blackmagic Design about their latest products and news. If you want to learn where our industry is headed, these interviews will point the way.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Dan May, Ray Thompson, Bill Roberts and James DeRuvo.

  • Blackmagic Design News From IBC 2018
  • Avid News From IBC 2018
  • Adobe News From IBC 2018
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Blackmagic Design News From IBC 2018

Dan May
Dan May, President, Blackmagic Design, Inc.
Blackmagic Design announced new software and hardware at IBC 2018. Tonight, Dan May, president of Blackmagic Design, shares their latest news.


Avid News From IBC 2018

Ray Thompson
Ray Thompson, Director of Broadcast Market Solutions Marketing, Avid
IBC wrapped up for another year and, tonight, we showcase the biggest announcements from the biggest companies. We start with Ray Thompson, Director of Broadcast Market Solutions for Avid. Ray presents Avid’s latest products and news.


Adobe News From IBC 2018

Bill Roberts
Bill Roberts, Senior Director, Product Management for Video and Audio Solutions, Adobe Systems, Inc.
Adobe announced updates to all their Creative Cloud applications at IBC. Tonight, Bill Roberts, Senior Director of Product Management for Video and Audio Solutions, showcases new features in Premiere, After Effects and Audition, as well as their brand-new Product Rush.


The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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

Digital Production Buzz – September 13, 2018

This week, we split our focus between new technology and the age-old craft of storytelling. We start with news from IBC and a report on a live multicam stream from boats in San Francisco Bay. Then, we talk with three leading filmmakers about their process of storytelling; from first idea to finished edit. Discover what it takes to make a story work.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Ron Vargas , Norman Hollyn, Tom Jennings, Josh Apter and James DeRuvo.

  • Multicam Live Streaming
  • The Art of Telling a Story
  • Documentary Storytelling
  • The Process of Creating a Story
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Multicam Live Streaming

Ron Vargas
Ron Vargas, Producer/Director, on behalf of Keycode Media
Last week, The Ocean Cleanup launched a new method of cleaning plastic from the ocean. The event was live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube, using multiple LiveU units and support from KeyCode Media. Ron Vargas was the technical director for this production and explains how it worked.


The Art of Telling a Story

Norman Hollyn
Norman Hollyn, Teacher, Editor, Writer & Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Who better to talk to us about storytelling than Norman Hollyn? Editor and Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Norman talks with us about the process of crafting a story, what makes it work, and why training in story-telling will improve your craft.


Documentary Storytelling

Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings, Executive Producer, 1895 Films
The craft of telling stories for a documentary differs from telling a story in narrative fiction. Tonight Emmy and Peabody Award winner, Tom Jennings, Executive Producer for 1895 Films, joins us to share his thoughts on how he tells stories in a documentary.


The Process of Creating a Story

Josh Apter
Josh Apter, Founder & CEO, Padcaster
Filmmaker Josh Apter writes stories about people. Tonight, he shares his thoughts on what makes a good story, his creative process, and what we can do to improve the stories we create.


The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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

Digital Production Buzz – September 6, 2018

IBC is exactly one week away, so, this week, we decided to showcase some of the trends, technology and products that we can expect next week when the show opens. We’ll start with a big picture view of what to expect, then look at some new and exciting products.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Philip Hodgetts, Stefan Karle, Mike Palmer, Piet Thiele and James DeRuvo.

  • Expectations for IBC 2018
  • New at IBC 2018: Lighting
  • New at IBC 2018: Media Asset Management
  • Lenses, Filters & Changing Tastes
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Expectations for IBC 2018

Philip Hodgetts
Philip Hodgetts, President, Lumberjack System
IBC 2018 is one week away. So, this week, we talk with Philip Hodgetts, CEO of Lumberjack System, about what we can expect next week at the trade show.


New at IBC 2018: Lighting

Stefan Karle
Stefan Karle, Managing Director and Owner, DoP Choice
Next week, at IBC, DoP Choice will be previewing their latest lighting technology. This week, Stefan Karle, managing director for DoP Choice, joins us to showcase their newest products.


New at IBC 2018: Media Asset Management

Mike Palmer
Mike Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, Masstech Innovations Inc
Shooting and editing digital means managing massive media files. Tonight, Mike Palmer, CTO at Masstech, talks about how they can help us manage our media and the new products they will be launching at IBC 2018.


Lenses, Filters & Changing Tastes

Piet Thiele
Piet Thiele, Product Manager CINE, Schneider-Kreuznach
Piet Thiele is the Product Manager for Cine at Schneider. Tonight he talks about how cinematographers have changed how they use lenses over the years, along with the new products Schneider is bringing to IBC next week.


The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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