Andrea Kalas, Vice President of Archives Paramount Pictures
Michael Friend, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Steve Kochak, R&D Ascent Media, Deluxe Digital
Media Distribution Center
On March 3rd Createasphere’s Entertainment Technology Expo opened with a Legendary Conversation with Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, moderated by Jon Witmer of American Cinematographer. Deakins spoke to a standing room only crowd of rapt attendees about the path of his career, sharing his experience and insights about photography, lighting, and his path making movies and documentaries. The day continued with a series of educational intensives and seminars, from Canon, Panasonic and Sony, and closed with The Game Is On…TRON: Legacy, a panel discussion that took attendees behind the scenes with co-Producer Steve Gaub, Editor James Haygood, ACE, DI Colorist Dave Cole, Randy Blim, Sr. VP/CTO at LaserPacific, 3D pioneer Vince Pace (PACE), moderated by Dan Restuccio, West Coast Editor for Post Magazine.
The Post Production Master Class in New York, September 22nd & 23rd, and Los Angeles, November 4th & 5th.
The 4th Digital Asset Management Conference in New York: September 22 & 23, 2011.
The 2nd Annual DAMMY Awards. Call for entries will be announced shortly.
On the global front, Createasphere will take a growing position and programming responsibility for Cinema India, held in Mumbai in June 2011. The education division of Createasphere is slated to present 3D education, post production education, and expanded camera-centric workshops and classes in the coming months. A number of exciting online ventures will be announced shortly.
Kristin Petrovich Kennedy, President of Createasphere, commented, “We are honored to work in an amazing industry, with brilliant and forward thinking people. At the end of the Universal City event, it is gratifying to see how much our community plugs into the events and we will keep our eye on delivering the finest events we can, for attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers.”
For further information about Createasphere, its Entertainment Technology Expos, Digital Asset Management Conferences, Cinema India, Post Production Master Class, The DAMMY Awards, or more, visit www.createasphere.com, or call 818.842.6611.