Sunday, March 26th, 2017

ETCA, June 2016 – This year SMPTE had a new venue for their Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference, relocating to Campbell CA in the center of Silicon Valley from their prior location at Stanford University. The event was opened by SMPTE President Robert Seidel, who is also the CTO of CBS. He [...]

June 18, 2013, Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age, SPMTE and SCIEN conference, Stanford, CA—A panel took on the topic of future file formats and the trends and implications for Web distribution. Howard Lukk from Walt Disney Studios chaired the presentations. Speakers were Pierre Lemiuex from Sandflow consulting and John Hurst from Cinecert. Lukk opened [...]

April 7, 2013, National Association of Broadcasters, Las Vegas—We talked with Avid about their latest tools. The latest creative tools start with Media Composer 7 for nonlinear editing, now available starting at $999 USD. The new version features accelerated and simplified file-based workflows including optimized HD delivery from high-res source material and automated media operations. [...]

March 19, 2013, OTTCon, Santa Clara, CA– Drew Baldwin from TubeFilter held a fireside chat with Lance Sloan from Warner Bros. The main topics included the future of entertainment programming, what is working in digital distribution and what isn’t, the impact of different digital platforms, and future prospects for over-the-top and other platforms. So how [...]