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Kinotehnik Launches Practilite 602 as World’s First and Most Compact Smart LED Fresnel Light

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For Immediate Release Kinotehnik Launches Practilite 602 as World’s First and Most Compact Smart LED Fresnel Light After great success with their viewfinders, Kinotehnik expands into lighting accessories designed for the new era of content creation. BURBANK, CA—April 9, 2015—Kinotehnik launches PRACTILITE 602, the worlds first and most compact bi-color, variable beam smart LED fresnel light and celebrates the anniversary of their launch at NAB five years ago.  Since 2010, the Estonian-based Kinotehnik has sold over 100,000 viewfinders...

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NAB 2014 NEWS: MTI Film to Debut CORTEX v. 2.0

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Dailies solution adds new features to fill the gaps in digital cinema workflows; new on-set and transcoding CORTEX products to be shown for the first time. HOLLYWOOD—At NAB 2015, MTI Film will unveil a major update to its industry-leading CORTEX family of dailies processing solutions. CORTEX v. 2.0 will introduce new features and media support that will significantly expand its scope as a post production workflow utility. MTI Film will also introduce two new CORTEX products, CORTEX D.I.T. and CORTEX Transcode. MTI Film will demonstrate CORTEX...

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WCP Media Services Expands North American Operations

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Swiss company will demonstrate its revolutionary, cloud-based content management and distribution platform for the first time in the U.S. at NAB 2015. LOS ANGELES—WCP Media Services, a Swiss developer of cloud-based content management and distribution services for media and entertainment companies, today announces the launch of expanded North American operations. Based in Los Angeles, WCP Media Services USA will support the introduction of the company’s groundbreaking content management and distribution platform, WCP Web App, to the U.S. and...

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Keynote Talk on the Move to Flash Memory in Data Centers at the 2015 Storage Visions Conference

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SV 2015 Registration open until December 26, 2014 San Jose, CA—December 2, 2014—The Fourteenth Annual Storage Visions Conference (SV 2015) includes a keynote speaker from Samsung Semiconductor who will discuss the impact of flash memory technology on tomorrow’s data centers. The full conference agenda with speakers identified can be seen at:  http://www.storagevisions.com/2015Agenda.htm.    SV 2015 is a partner program to the 2015 CES, and early conference registration provides a free pass to the CES exhibits. The 2015 Storage Visions...

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StoryWorld Quest Conference Launched the First North American Transmedia, Multi Screen Gathering – Blurring the Borders

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StoryWorld Quest Conference Launched the First North American Transmedia, Multi Screen Gathering – Blurring the Borders

October  24 kicked off the StoryWorld Quest Conference presented by NAIT and AMPIA.  This event was the first of its kind and certainly to Edmonton.  The two and a half day gathering brought the best of the best to discuss the opportunities and challenges of new media.  Blurring the boarder of content creation and storytelling occurred and an engaged and inspired 250+ attendees. Live streaming of many of the panels occurred and all session with be edited an open to the public.  It was a honor for the Createasphere to produce the event and we...

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Technicolor-PostWorks, New York, Salutes 2014 Emmy Nominees

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New York facility provides post services for nominees “True Detective,” “Boardwalk Empire,”  “Vice,” “Years of Living Dangerously” and “67th Tony Awards.” NEW YORK—July 14, 2014— Technicolor-PostWorks, New York, provides post production services to five television programs nominated for 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards, True Detective (HBO), Boardwalk Empire (HBO), Vice (HBO), Years of Living Dangerously (Showtime) and The 67th Annual Tony Awards (CBS). True Detective, produced by HBO Entertainment in association with Neon Black, Anonymous Content,...

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The Litmus Test for Female Entrepreneurs

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The Litmus Test for Female Entrepreneurs

I’ve been a female entrepreneur and small business owner, buying and selling businesses for many years.  Prior to that, I was an employee.  The time I spent as an entrepreneur now outweighs the time I served as an employee.  The period in my career that I was working as an employee offered me tremendous experiences.  I was able to build my first female leadership relationship with the owner of the company, learn a basic understanding of business and the tasks that go along with it (something that every twenty-something year-old needs to...

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What Are The Attributes When Hiring Top Talent

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This post reflects my personal thoughts about high performing, top talent.  Also my collective experiences with wins and losses when hiring and firing. With that being said, I have always either been a staff member or CEO/Founder at a small company. The largest company had no more than 50 employees.  So my perspective reflects a small business attitude and a small business level of expected performance. I read this article on entrepreneur.com  which spurred my thinking that one major competent is missing and might even replace one of their...

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What is Your NAB Strategy – Part 2

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What is Your NAB Strategy  – Part 2

(Following up on Your Precious 28 Minutes) My time at NAB was well spent.  Was Yours? As I noted in my blog post What is Your NAB Strategy  – Part 1, I determined that on average each exhibitor had 28 minutes with a potential customer in the booth. NAB announced its show figures with a 4% increase on registration totaling 98,015 and final attendance number of 93,850.  That is a lot of peeps, a lot of hand shaking, a lot of conversations and a lot of demos.  Let’s now focus on a lot of closed sales. With that being said, I have already...

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The best of the best at my NAB 2014

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Two and a half days, ten scheduled meetings, four parties, countless impromptu meetings and one on camera interview were the numbers of my NAB 2014. Lots to see, but more importantly, many to meet.  Following are my four best of the best of NAB 2014 (not in any particular order): Open Text – The team at Open Text hit a home run demonstrating the eco system of content and how their product(s) support a true content collaboration. It is truly the first time I have seen collaboration of content start with pitch/idea and work all the way through...

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