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Digital Production Buzz – March 21, 2019

This week we are talking about intriguing ideas that caught our attention – from new camera technology to new ways of working in The Cloud to whether spending more money for a commercial creates a “better” commercial.

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Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Jen Soulé, Ned Soltz, Michael Kammes, Philip Hodgetts and James DeRuvo.

  • OWC Acquires Three Companies
  • Intriguing Tech: Camera Gear
  • Intriguing Tech: Cloud Workflow
  • Intriguing Tech: Production Budgets
  • The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week


OWC Acquires Three Companies

Jen Soulé
Jen Soulé, President, OWC
Earlier this week, OWC announced the acquisition of three new companies into the OWC family. Tonight, Jen Soulé, president of OWC, joins us to explain what they did and what it means.


Intriguing Tech: Camera Gear

Ned Soltz
Ned Soltz, Contributing Editor, Red Shark News, Ned Soltz Inc.
Thinking about fascinating technology, Ned Soltz, contributing editor to Red Shark News, joins us with some new camera gear that caught his eye. As Ned says: “Things to hang your camera on and things to hang onto your camera.”


Intriguing Tech: Cloud Workflow

Michael Kammes
Michael Kammes, Director of Business Development, BeBop Technology/Creator, 5 THINGS series
Editing in The Cloud requires a different workflow than editing with local storage. Tonight, Michael Kammes, Director of Business Development for Bebop Technology, explains the differences in workflow between the two and how to remove bottlenecks.


Intriguing Tech: Production Budgets

Philip Hodgetts
Philip Hodgetts, President, Lumberjack System
Does spending more money in production make a difference in the message? Philip Hodgetts, CEO of Lumberjack System, reports on Wistia.com’s experiment to create the same commercial with budgets of $1K, $10K, and $100K. The results were surprising.


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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