Click here to close now.

SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Plutora Blog, Pat Romanski, Jason Bloomberg, Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

Acclaimed Filmmakers Discuss Content and Technology at 2014 NAB Show

NAB Show, the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will welcome acclaimed film producers Bradley J. Fischer and James Vanderbilt for a Super Session titled "Mythology Entertainment: Innovative Storytelling in Mythic Proportion," on Monday, April 7 in Las Vegas.

Fischer and Vanderbilt will provide an in-depth look at their production company, Mythology Entertainment and discuss how they have earned a reputation for producing bold entrepreneurial projects while ensuring the integrity of the film and filmmakers.

William Sherak, co-president of content creation at Deluxe and president of Stereo D, will moderate the discussion, drawing from his own successes in visual effects work on acclaimed films "Titanic 3D," "The Avengers" and "Thor." The trio will share their insights into the new demands facing independent film producers, who must constantly find ways to leverage evolving technologies in order to improve their content.

James Vanderbilt is a founding member and partner in Mythology Entertainment, along with Fischer and screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis. For Mythology, he is producing futuristic film "Altered Carbon," written by Kalogridis and David H. Goodman and based on Richard Morgan's iconic tale "The Brigands of Rattleborge." He is also writing and producing "The Nazi and the Psychiatrist."

Vanderbilt's screenwriting credits include "Zodiac," "The Rundown," "The Losers," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "White House Down," which he also produced. Producing credits include "Basic," "Zodiac" and Showtime's Suge Knight documentary, "American Dream/American Knightmare." Vanderbilt is a writer on upcoming films including "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Glide," "Murder Mystery" and "Solace," starring Anthony Hopkins.

Bradley J. Fischer, founding member and partner in Mythology Entertainment, began his career at Phoenix Pictures, where he was a producer on Martin Scorsese's "Shutter Island" and six other films. He served as executive producer on Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan" and produced "White House Down," Mythology Entertainment's first project. Other producing credits include David Fincher's acclaimed film, "Zodiac." Fischer's current projects include "The Brigands of Rattleborge," "Altered Carbon" and a prequel to Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" that Glen Mazzara is writing.

William Sherak is a prominent figure in post-production and feature development. His film credits as Stereo D producer include "Titanic 3D," "The Avengers," "Star Trek: Into Darkness," "Pacific Rim" and "Jurassic Park 3D." His credits as a producer with Sony and Paramount Studios came on films such as "Daddy Day Camp," "Role Models" and "Middle Men," and the hit TBS TV series, "Are We There Yet?," starring Terry Crews and Ice Cube.

Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. The company was formed in 2009 and was acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011.

For more information, visit www.bydeluxe.com.

About NAB Show

NAB Show, held April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 93,000 attendees from 156 countries and 1,550+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.

Please click here to register as news media.

About NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional? In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will addresses this very serious issue o...
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and asse...
The Internet of Things is a misnomer. That implies that everything is on the Internet, and that simply should not be - especially for things that are blurring the line between medical devices that stimulate like a pacemaker and quantified self-sensors like a pedometer or pulse tracker. The mesh of things that we manage must be segmented into zones of trust for sensing data, transmitting data, receiving command and control administrative changes, and peer-to-peer mesh messaging. In his session a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. EDB is the largest provider of Postgres software and services that provides enterprise-class performance and scalability and the open source freedom to divert budget from more costly traditiona...
In their general session at 16th Cloud Expo, Michael Piccininni, Global Account Manager – Cloud SP at EMC Corporation, and Mike Dietze, Regional Director at Windstream Hosted Solutions, will review next generation cloud services, including the Windstream-EMC Tier Storage solutions, and discuss how to increase efficiencies, improve service delivery and enhance corporate cloud solution development. Speaker Bios Michael Piccininni is Global Account Manager – Cloud SP at EMC Corporation. He has b...
EMC Corporation on Tuesday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Virtustream. When the transaction closes, Virtustream will form EMC’s new managed cloud services business. The acquisition represents a transformational element of EMC’s strategy to help customers move all applications to cloud-based IT environments. With the addition of Virtustream, EMC completes the industry’s most comprehensive hybrid cloud portfolio to support all applications, all workl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MetraTech, now part of Ericsson, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society- a world leader in communications infrastructure, software and services. Some 40% of the world’s mobile traffic runs through networks Ericsson has supplied, serving more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
We are all here because we are sold on the transformative promise of The Cloud. But what good is all of this ephemeral, on-demand infrastructure if your usage doesn't actually improve the agility and speed of your business? How must Operations adapt in order to avoid stifling your Cloud initiative? In his session at DevOps Summit, Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of the DTO Solutions, will highlight the successful organizational, process, and tooling patterns of high-performing c...
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between confe...
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists will peel away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud en...
In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams.
Discussions about cloud computing are evolving into discussions about enterprise IT in general. As enterprises increasingly migrate toward their own unique clouds, new issues such as the use of containers and microservices emerge to keep things interesting. In this Power Panel at 16th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will address the state of cloud computing today, and what enterprise IT professionals need to know about how the latest topics and trends affec...
There is no question that the cloud is where businesses want to host data. Until recently hypervisor virtualization was the most widely used method in cloud computing. Recently virtual containers have been gaining in popularity, and for good reason. In the debate between virtual machines and containers, the latter have been seen as the new kid on the block – and like other emerging technology have had some initial shortcomings. However, the container space has evolved drastically since coming on...
T-Mobile has been transforming the wireless industry with its “Uncarrier” initiatives. Today as T-Mobile’s IT organization works to transform itself in a like manner, technical foundations built over the last couple of years are now key to their drive for more Agile delivery practices. In his session at DevOps Summit, Martin Krienke, Sr Development Manager at T-Mobile, will discuss where they started their Continuous Delivery journey, where they are today, and where they are going in an effort ...
You often hear the two titles of "DevOps" and "Immutable Infrastructure" used independently. In his session at DevOps Summit, John Willis, Technical Evangelist for Docker, will cover the union between the two topics and why this is important. He will cover an overview of Immutable Infrastructure then show how an Immutable Continuous Delivery pipeline can be applied as a best practice for "DevOps." He will end the session with some interesting case study examples.