In the film and television industry, few people exemplify advances in the technological landscape for digital cinema more than Studio 37’s Gary Adcock. Gary's knowledge of advanced Camera Technology, Image Acquisition and OnSet Data Workflow is regarded as one of the single most knowledgeable resources in Media and Entertainment. His understanding of OnSet and Production technologies and their relationships to Post Production has been a guide to the evolving relationship between acquisition, edit and delivery.
Randi Altman has been covering post and production for over 20 years, first in print at one of the industry's top publications, and now digitally on the Web with her new site www.postPerspective.com.
Janet is currently the Director of Education at Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop). She is also an editor and film educator who has been in the film and video world for over 15 years. She first became interested in film while studying audio engineering at The New School. Since then she has edited for PBS, MTV, CNBC and taught classes at NYU, Columbia and the New School. She has been an Avid certified instructor for over 10 years and teaches both the introductory as well as advanced classes. Her work is primarily short format though she is currently working on a feature length documentary. Janet is also an Adobe Premiere Pro & Apple Final Cut Pro certified instructor.
Andy Goetze was named by AMERICAN PHOTO as one of the State of the Art Top Photography Innovators of 2006. He started an early career in medical research on contrast agents for magnetic resonance tomography, but when the Berlin wall broke down in 1989 he went back to his very first career aspiration, photography, and captured for himself with his camera the moments when the air was burning in the crazy and wild years after the fall of the Berlin wall. After working in visual content industry research and positions at various microstock agencies he joined Pond5 in 2011, taking care of markets in Continental Europe and the UK.
Meet Larry Jordan, an internationally-renowned consultant and Apple-Certified trainer with over 35 years experience as a television producer, director and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits. His informative and entertaining teaching style provides video and film editors around the world with unique editing techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. Jordan is also the executive producer and host of the weekly interactive Internet radio show and podcast, Digital Production BuZZ, covering everything you need to know about digital media, production, post-production and distribution now and in your digital future.
Ken Kerschbaumer has been editorial director of the Sports Video Group since 2005 and has been writing about how sports networks and leagues use video and audio technology to deliver a quality TV experience since 1991. He began his career in 1991 at Television Broadcast magazine before joining Cahners where he was editor of Digital Broadcasting magazine. In 2000 he joined Broadcasting & Cable magazine as Senior Editor of Technology. Seven years later he helped co-found the Sports Video Group with Paul Gallo and Marty Porter.
Mark J. Pescatore is the vice president of Pipeline Communications, a PR firm that represents a number of companies in the professional video industry. Previously, he was the editor of Government Video magazine, executive conference chair of the Government Video Technology Expo, and producer and host of the Television Broadcast Two-Minute Drill podcast. He also co-authored the book Working with HDV and co-edited the second and third editions of The Guide to Digital Television.
Jem is the founder of theC47, an online and offline educational resource focused on teaching the craft of video production and filmmaking (with production based workshops taught throughout the United States and abroad). He is a producer, DP, director & educator and also runs The Filmmaker’s Intensive, a program that focuses on the art & science of documentary & narrative filmmaking. For the past 19 years his production company has produced projects for an ever expanding client base. Clients include AbelCine, Apple, Inc., Canon U.S.A. Inc., Cineo Lighting, EMI, Manfrotto, Motley Fool, The New York Times, NPR, Quiet Revolution, Scottish Enterprise, TED, Tiffen, Wescott & Zeiss. He also hates referring to himself in the third person! For more about Jem & his whereabouts visit theC47.com
Andy Shipsides is AbelCine’s Director of Education. He received his B.A. from the University of Florida and received his MFA in Film & Television from SCAD. Andy joined AbelCine in 2007 and has become a trusted resource, both within the company and in the industry at large. As a Camera Technology Specialist, he has provided technical support to numerous features and TV shows; he also continues to teach specialized camera classes. Andy serves as a Technical Editor for CineTechnica, AbelCine’s technical blog, and is also an active contributor to publications such as HD Video Pro. Follow Andy on Twitter: @AndyShipsides
David Wells is a Director/ Cameraman, life-long technologist & the President of Moving Picture, an integrated production services & rental house. Wells got his start in the film industry as an on-set PA on the hit TV series “Miami Vice”. Since then, Wells has produced and directed award-winning commercials, branded content and corporate industrials for Cover Girl, Kaplan University, Harley Davidson, CNN and others.