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Digital Production Buzz – December 13, 2018

Tonight on The Buzz we turn our attention to post-production and the companies that specialize in it. How is the business of post changing? Who are their customers and what do they want? And what does the future look like for professional post?

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Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Oliver Peters, Terry Curren, Mike Hendricks, Mark Raudonis and James DeRuvo.

  • Post-Production: An Evolving Market
  • The Challenge of “Good Enough”
  • Using Post to Support Production
  • The “Faster – Better – Cheaper” Challenge
  • The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week


Post-Production: An Evolving Market

Oliver Peters
Oliver Peters, Editor, Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC
Tonight, as we look at the current world of post-production, there’s no better place to star than Oliver Peters. He’s the founder of Oliver Peters Post-Production Services and has been an editor for more than 40 years. Tonight we talk about the business challenges on post in today’s world.


The Challenge of “Good Enough”

Terence Curren
Terence Curren, Founder/President, Alpha Dogs Inc.
Terence Curren founded Alpha Dogs, a boutique post-production house in Burbank, in 2002. Today, he’s expanding beyond traditional color grading and finishing to meet emerging client needs. Listen as he describes the challenge of “good enough” and how low-cost software is forcing his business to evolve.


Using Post to Support Production

Mike Hendrickss
Mike Hendricks, Founder, Ascend Media Productions
Ascend Media Productions began in 2015. Founded by Mike Hendricks, it focused on aerial imagery then expanded into post-production. Like many, Mike needed to focus on what client’s were willing to pay for. Tonight, he shares his thoughts on what a new business needs to do to attract and keep clients.


The “Faster – Better – Cheaper” Challenge

Mark Raudonis
Mark Raudonis, Senior VP Post Production, Bunim-Murray Production
Bunim-Murray started 25 years ago. Today, they are the leader in reality television, producing dozens of hours of programming every week. With clients that range from Netflix to the networks, Mark Raudonis, Senior Vice President of Post-Production, shares his thoughts on the challenges of running a large-scale post-production house in today’s business environment.


The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, doddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief at doddleNEWS, has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James presents our weekly doddleNEWS Update.
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