March 2021 Conference Agenda
Kick-off Day 1 with some morning coffee and join fellow attendees and staff! ☕️
Questions about the conference? Event Staff will be present to answer any questions you have before the conference begins!
Learn how a technical director can control a live stream event with a virtual master control room using switchers, encoders, routers, remote presenters, isolated Zoom guests, global SRT and RTMP feeds, NDI networking and cloud-based multiviewers & intercoms.Take a tour of an actual virtual control room, review wiring diagrams and experience a case study from a global livestream concert event.
As production advances faster and faster towards the future, maintaining control and continuity of your lighting, sound and image on set is essential. Now that we have all joined the Work From Home Generation, the issues faced in our domiciles can be even more difficult than working onset.
Join Gary Adcock as he discuss' ways to better maintain your wireless signals in the cluttered 2.4GHz and 5GHz ranges when you are fighting.It is not just the signal overlap from car fobs, room sensors, garage door openers, and Nanny-cams, our home environments are a hotbed of signal failure.
We will offer some insight to some best practices, tricks and techniques to get the most out of your wireless connectivity at home or onset.
The creative process can be a challenge. Combining that with uncertainty and the rapid change to remote work may cause some of us to find ourselves in a creative rut.
In this session, Nick shares with attendees some of the lessons he's learned from his own creative struggles while adapting to 100% remote work.By presenting ideas to challenge your own thinking and tips to initiate action, Nick Harauz encourages attendees to continue creating everyday and find comfort in the one thing that's constant; change.
Topics include: Tips to increase remote creativity, Breaking up with straight line thinking, Protecting your attention, adapting to change and taking action. This course is for creatives of all shapes and sizes.
Industry veteran Rod Harlan will walk you through the various stages of streaming your content to Youtube. His presentation will include planning, setup of your live stream and scheduling your event.
As time permits, he will also cover hardware and software resources, building your channel, uploading and promoting your video/live stream, and prepping for maximum success. Come join this jam packed session full of information you can use to grow your audience today!
The future of workflow will eventually mean a total elimination of camera SSDs and hard drives.
Frame.io SVP of Innovation Michael Cioni will demonstrate and speak about the first critical steps in a camera to cloud workflow and outline the challenges associated with the technological step change of transitioning from how work flows in the physical world to one without any assets in the cloud.
Video professionals and content creators have never had more power at their fingertips. Join Adobe product experts Victoria Nece and Annika Koenig as they show you recent Premiere Pro and After Effects features that address the needs and requests of users all over the world.
Jamie Ware Billett & Scott Ratner
Moderator: Karl Soule
Learn how the creators of this longstanding, respected, unscripted show had to move outside of the usual studio setting, and adapt to the world of Covid.
In this session, you’ll hear from Kelly Irvine, Jamie Billett, and Scott Ratner, as they discuss the challenges of working remotely, and adapting to the biggest change made to the show in over 25 years – remote plaintiffs and defendants.
Jamie and Scott will talk in-depth about how they made their remote courtroom a reality, and Kelly will discuss the editorial challenges in a remote world.
Learn how media professionals, broadcasters and producers are staying competitive by implementing more technology into their workflows. With the ability to automate more processes, AI is allowing media industry professionals to reinvent their day-to-day and dedicate time to more important work.
You’ll hear use cases for AI and other technologies for post-deliverables, file-based workflows, real-time captioning and more. This interactive session will explore the ongoing evolution of media capabilities to offer knowledge on tools media pros should be aware of.
Attendees will gain insights on the ideal technologies to turn to, especially in the new remote work world.
This session will explore how you can use your mobile device as a multi-media content production tool. We'll discuss filming, live streaming, and editing content on mobile devices to tell visual stories.
In this session, attendees will understand how to choose microphones, headphones, and other audio equipment for remote production. We'll also discuss communication with non-professionals, enabling them to provide the best possible audio for the editing suite.
Remote editing has become the essential lifeline that many editors have cling to during these times. Luisa Winters; Adobe Certified Instructor & Subject Matter Expert has been editing for over 30 years.
In 2020 and 2021, Luisa edited many projects remotely. During these projects, Luisa met with clients, gathered media, secured Voice Overs, music and graphics and delivered roughly cuts and final products; all from the comforts of her own home studio.
In this session, Luisa will take you through how she presented ideas to her clients, how she got script approval, music and VO acquisition, and finally, how she delivered rough cuts and final edits.
Join Karl Soule and Marjorie Sacks to see how Productions in Premiere Pro provides a more flexible and highly scalable framework for organizing projects, sharing assets between them, and keeping everything streamlined for remote work.
Designed from the ground up for small remote teams, with input from top filmmakers and Hollywood editorial teams, this suite provides new tools for managing projects, sharing assets between them, and keeping everything organized. Early versions of the underlying technology were battle-tested on recent films such as Mank, Terminator: Dark Fate, and Dolemite is My Name.
Remote interviewing is not for the faint of heart. You need to know how to pre-interview and prep your interviewee remotely. You may need to help them with their audio and video setup. And you'll have to manage remote technology or crews for the best possible audio and video results. All while being able to conduct an engaging and useful interview!
Learn my strategies and tech tips for getting the best out of a remote interview experience.
In the wake of Covid-19, video production has faced a myriad of challenges. With travel on lockdown,and productions being put on hold, independent video producers have to rely on remote production techniques to create content.
Go behind the scenes at David Kalmusky's Addiction Studios in Nashville, as Director Steven LaMorte explains the tips, tricks, and pitfalls behind his remote unscripted production that spanned two remote crews in three time zones.
Join Karl Soule and Marjorie Sacks as they introduce you to Team Projects, a hosted, collaboration service that allows Premiere Pro editors and After Effects artists to feel like they’re working in the same room from hundreds of miles away.
Blackmagic Design has continued to expand the line of products that enable toe creative to produce and present content from the field. In this presentation, we will look at the new ATEM Mini Pro Extreme and Updated Web Preseter to explore their capabilities and potentials for the remote production professional.
Now that some of your editors and artists are set up at home, how do you best make use of on-prem central storage? Everyone has different requirements for project access, based on their applications and workflow.
We’ll cover the basic methods of VPN and Cloud, and find out how a light web-enabled asset management layer can help fill in the efficiency gaps by organizing the bi-directional data creation to and from the remote desktops.
This session will focus on socially distant camera movement and control. Whether near-set or completely remote, we'll cover various types of camera movement options from PTZs, sliders and dollies, robotic heads and gimbals, and even flagship products like the Motion Impossible AGITO.
Quantum & FCPWORKS is letting the cat out of the bag with their upcoming presentation covering remote collaborative editorial workflows using Adobe, StorNext, Quantum and CatDV!
*Please note this is a Zoom Meeting, not Webinar. You can turn on your camera and microphone!
Join Technicolor and Post Production Worldwide COO Massimo D'Avolio and Technicolor's VP of Global Account Management, Streaming Services Brady Woods as they discuss Covid's effects on the Post Production process and the acceleration of this transformation thanks to technology.
Today, post-production talents are responsible not only for the color/VFX/sound in their sessions in collaboration with their clients but they are also wearing the face of the new software solutions.
Annika Young & Luisa Winters
Moderator: Amy Delouise
This year, we have all been pivoting. Amy DeLouise will interview 3 creatives on how they pivoted their production businesses to build on personal interests and stay relevant and solvent in a remote work environment.
Panel includes: Producer, Cutter Productions Niki Janowski; Certified Apple and Adobe Instructor Luisa Winters; and Content Creator, Documentary Filmmaker and Writer Annika Young. Moderated by #GALSNGEAR Founder, Director Amy DeLouise.
Juan Salvo & Guests
Moderator: Gary Adcock
Join our Program Manager, Gary Adcock, and guests Jeff Greenberg, Juan Salvo and Guests as they cover the humorous and dark world of Post Production.
We will explore some of the tools, ideas and concepts behind moving the massive amount of data found in the files we tackle daily in while working from home in Post Production.
BYOC (Bring your own Coffee) and join Gary Adcock and fellow attendees for your caffeine fix before the day begins!️ ☕️
Forget spending money. We’re going to spend zero (or near zero) and make it possible to collaborate via proxies with even the smallest cloud storage (2GB) to have a functional working proxy environment. This method allows remote editorial and review to take place today! No extra subscription fees. Just some key settings, understanding some rules and having a great collaborator.
In this session you’ll learn
* Understanding the general Proxy process
* Customizing/crafting your proxies for maximal quality and minimum bandwidth
* Discuss different NLE integrations
* Some rules for all parties to not step on each other
And loads of Q&A as needed! With NO (minimal) MATH!
Ideal for every creator who is trying to edit smoothly with remote collaborators
The look and sound of your stream is how you present yourself to the world, and very important to your overall presentation.
Cinematographer Valentina Vee will talk about how to make the most of what you have, how to use lighting to make your stream look professional, and how to connect a camera into a streaming software. She will also share tips on screen presentation hardwares and softwares that help you highlight, draw, and annotate your screen for the viewer.
In this session, we'll review the types and tech of cloud and remote editing solutions on the market, the impacts are on your post-production workflows, and discuss which one is right for you.
This session will cover how AbelCine has helped companies like Wellness Coach, Emmys, and Netflix with their remote production needs. We'll provide real-world examples of how these companies achieved their production goals.
In this session, we’ll review remote workflows that utilize the Jellyfish Software Ecosystem to create remote proxies, edit, and collaborate with team members around the globe.
We’ll navigate a remote workflow, as a video editor, connecting to a Jellyfish server, open projects, and work on a live video edit. All of which will result in a real world application of remote editing with proxies as well as bandwidth limitations that is overcome by a Jellyfish and the Jellyfish Software Ecosystem.
Join co-editors Giselle Murillo (Modern Family, New Girl) and Kelly Lyon (Saturday Night Live, John Mulaney Kid Gorgeous Live at Radio City, Portlandia) to learn how they cut Amazon Prime's Yearly Departed while working remotely during the pandemic.
Yearly Departed is a series of eulogies for the year 2020. After a year of societal upheaval, plague, murder hornets and banana bread, Yearly Departed gives 2020 the huge send-off it deserves, from 7 of the world’s funniest women, who were each fimed separately.
They will discuss the challenges and solutions for making the comedians feel like they were in the same room together, all while working with a post team, director and producers scattered across the country.
In the age of COVID, how has remote technology enabled crews to work more safely and what tools caused by this acceleration will be utilized in the post-COVID age? Related- How remote production will enable worldwide collaboration, allowing for artists and creatives to interact in real-time with ‘high-presence’.
This session will cover how to use After Effects to convert Photoshop templates into customizable motion graphics that you can use to create text and graphic overlays on your streams (like countdowns, banners, lower thirds, announcements, etc). Add production value to your streams by creating graphics customized to your brand.
Virtual production expert Noah Kadner demonstrates special methods for handling pre-production, production, and post-production remotely using cutting edge real-time animation and in-camera visual effects techniques. Includes a special case study of remote production student filmmaking and education-focused techniques.
*Please note this will be an interactive Zoom Meeting format, not Zoom Webinar. Your camera and microphone can be on. The idea is we will show some example work and then invite attendees to interact as we shoot scenes in our stage. I.e. Feel free to ask questions , suggest shot ideas, etc.!
Cloud-based workflows are becoming more a part of the production environment as creatives look for ways to continue under social distancing protocols. While it may seem as simple as getting an account on one of the cloud platforms and starting a virtual machine, there are in fact a myriad of issues that have to be addressed in order to have a truly operational experience.
In this presentation, we will cover some of the major realities, challenges, and opportunities to a cloud-based creative workflow using Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio.
Tune in to hear from TSMA Consulting executives on how to generate a large audience and self-distribute your content.
After editing with FCPX, how do you build a following around your incredible videos? Ryan Walker and Ben Whitehair are award-winning social media experts, currently sitting as CEO and CIO of TSMA, the tech world's top social media management firm.
This session will cover everything from key social platform algorithms, to giveaways and optimizations. You tell your story and this seminar will help many more people hear it.
LumaFusion is a powerful multi-track video editor for iPads and iPhones, enabling film, television and video professionals to create stunning content on the go.
In this session, you'll learn how the technology can help you tell compelling stories away from traditional desk-based editing suites, simplifying your workflow and speeding up your production time.
Learn how a technical director can control a live stream event with a virtual master control room using switchers, encoders, routers, remote presenters, isolated Zoom guests, global SRT and RTMP feeds, NDI networking and cloud-based multiviewers & intercoms.
Take a tour of an actual virtual control room, review wiring diagrams and experience a case study from a global livestream concert event.
Valentina Vee & Noah Kadner
Moderator: Gary Adcock
Join Moderator Gary Adcock, with Michael Cioni, Valentina Vee, and author Noah Kadner as we delve in where the future of Production and Post goes from here and what it means for whatever kind of work you do.
Our esteemed panelists' capabilities and experiences cover the filmmaking gamut from TikTok deliverables and YouTube streams to mainstream Corporate & Industrials to the so-called “Tentpole” Features we all use for reference.
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