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Digital Production Buzz – January 31, 2019

Tonight, we cover a range of topics from cosplay to color grading to archiving. Plus, Michael Kammes shares his thoughts on the latest changes in workflow, codecs and technology.

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Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Ted “Evil Ted” Smith, Mike Nuget, Roger Mabon, Michael Kammes and James DeRuvo.

  • From Feature Films to Cosplay Props
  • FilmLight Extends Color Grading
  • A Better Way to Archive Assets
  • Better Ideas to Improve Workflow
  • The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

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From Feature Films to Cosplay Props

Ted 'Evil Ted' Smith
Ted “Evil Ted” Smith, Maker, The Evil Channel
For 28 years, Ted Smith created visual effects, props and models for some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Now, however, he’s moved from films to cosplay. His YouTube channel now shows how to create truly amazing cosplay costumes and tonight, he explains his process.

FilmLight Extends Color Grading

Mike Nuget
Mike Nuget, Colorist & Finishing Editor, Website
Mike Nuget is a colorist and finishing editor, working mostly on documentaries and reality projects. He is a fan of FilmLight and, tonight, he explains what it is and why we should consider using it for our next color grading project.

A Better Way to Archive Assets

Roger Mabon
Roger Mabon, Co-founder/CEO, MLogic
Roger Mabon founded mLogic, which designs and markets innovative peripheral products for desktop and portable computers. Roger is passionate about safely storing and archiving media and other assets and tonight explains the benefits of LTO technology.

Better Ideas to Improve Workflow

Michael Kammes
Michael Kammes, Director of Business Development, BeBop Technology/Creator, 5 THINGS series
A workflow is an organized process for completing a task efficiently. The key is “efficiently.” Michael Kammes, Director of Business Development for Bebop Technology, joins us to showcase new ideas we can use to get our work done faster and better.

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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