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Digital Production Buzz – December 27, 2018

This week, we conclude our four-part series looking at the state of today’s media industry in these conversations with three experienced cinematographers. From new technology to new clients to new challenges, our experts provide creative ideas on coping with change, competition and technology.

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Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Ned Soltz, Nancy Schreiber, Jody Eldred and James DeRuvo.

  • The Challenge of Creativity
  • An Abundance of Hope
  • More than Tools or Tech: It’s Craft!
  • The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week


The Challenge of Creativity

Ned Soltz
Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Red Shark News, Ned Soltz Inc.
Ned Soltz has been a thought leader in our industry for over 25 years and a regular contributor to our show. Tonight we talk with him about the creative changes young artists are bringing to media, coping with new technology, and ways to stay hopeful in a changing world.


An Abundance of Hope

Nancy Schreiber
Nancy Schreiber, ASC, Website
With several decades of experience as a cinematographer and more than 130 credits in narrative film, television, music videos, commercials and documentaries, Nancy Schreiber, ASC, talks about handling change, the stress of doing more for less – and doing it faster, and the reasons she is hopeful for the future.


More than Tools or Tech: It’s Craft!

Jody Eldred
Jody Eldred, Filmmaker, Jody Eldred Productions
Jody Eldred is an Emmy-winning and Directors Guild of America award-nominated Director, Director of Photography/Cameraman, Writer, Producer, and Editor. With 40 years in TV news and docs, he shares his thoughts on what it takes to be a filmmaker and what the future looks like to him.


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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