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NAB Announces Maria Elena Salinas To Enter Broadcasters Hall Of Fame


The National Association of Broadcasters has announced that Emmy Award winning journalist, and current news anchor for Noticiero Univision, Maria Elena Salinas, will be inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame this April during the upcoming 2017 NAB Show. Marcellus Alexander, NAB’s Executive Vice President for Television said in a statement that, “María Elena Salinas is an outstanding example of ...

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Linus Sandgren Takes The Oscar For Best Cinematography And Talks About Shooting “La La Land”


It seems that Linus Sandgren has been a bit overdue to win an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Sandgren took it this year for his brilliant work on the film, La La Land. It is his first and he was up against such competition as Greig Frasier for Lion, Bradford Young for Arrival, Roberto Prito for Silence and James Laxton ...

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SPROCKIT in your Pocket! #NABshow 2017


Download SPROCKIT Brochure HERE! Starting a company is easy.  Building a company that can scale and change the world is hard!   Having a great idea that solves a big problem, building an All Star team and raising capital is just the beginning.  You need to get your product in front of the right companies, in the right places at ...

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NAB Show Announces The First Ten Startups Chosen For 2017 SPROKIT Program


The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the first ten startup companies that will be participating in the 2017 SPROKIT program. Up to 30 emerging companies will be selected by industry leaders to participate based on their potential to offer real solutions to challenges in today’s evolving market. SPROCKIT is still accepting applications for participation and will be inviting companies on a ...

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HackShack Studio Creates The First Digital Sandbox For The Next Generation


HackShack, based in Miami, is a new venture that has been designed to inspire and introduce the next generation to coding, app development, video production, robotics and digital photography. The studio is the creation of Mike and Gina Hickey who had the vision to know and understand where things are headed and then boldly creating a place where children could ...

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NAB 2017 Product Showcase: 12G+ Single-Link Patching by Bittree!


Bittree High Performance Patching Systems has continued to deliver outstanding products for a number of years (39 years to be exact), specializing in the area of high quality audio and video patch bays and patch panels. Now, with the release of the new 12G+ offerings that are aimed toward the 4K and 8K market, Bittree Inc. is primed for showcasing ...

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NAB 2017: MOBILE and the M.E.T. Effect


The ability to access all information, anywhere at anytime with just a simple touch of a button is just how powerful and convenient technology has become within the last twenty years. Slim designed phones and tablets have provided the masses with breaking news, live streamed events, and your favorite television programs whether your on a plane, train, or in bed. ...

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NAB 2017: FILMMAKING and The M.E.T. Effect


Filmmaking has evolved over the past one hundred twenty plus years with numerous art forms laying down its foundation. From the Edison Studios release of Anna Belle Serpentine Dance by filmmaker William Heise in 1895 which was mastered at 30fps from 35mm and Hand Tinted, to having it revised and even more delicately painted five years later by the Lumiere ...

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Hong Kong Cinema Legend, Golden Harvest, To Return To Film Production And Distribution


One of the most legendary film production companies in all of Asia, Golden Harvest, has recently announced that it will return to film production and distribution due to a recently huge cash infusion. The infusion came by way of the January sale by parent Orange Sky Golden Harvest (OSGH) of their entire cinema complexes to one of China’s leading theater ...

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NAB Annual State Leadership Conference Will Host Key Industry Leaders And Legislators


The 2017 National Association of Broadcaster’s annual State Leadership Conference will be held in Washington, DC on February 28. The conference will feature some of the key leaders in the broadcast industry as well as national politicians who will speak to many of the issues concerning the industry. This annual event features a robust program where broadcasters hear from prominent federal ...

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A+E Networks To Develop Original Content And Shows For Snapchat


A&E Networks has reached an agreement with the social media platform, Snapchat, to begin the development of original shows and content at Snapchat looks to jump into the streaming game with both feet. They will be starting the development of an all new reality show that isn’t based on any previous A&E brands. Vice President of Content for Snapchat, Nick ...

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Annie Award Winning Animator Dale Baer Marvels At How Animation Has Evolved And Flourished


Long time, and legendary, animator, Dale Baer, was recently honored with a 2017 Winsor McCay Award for Career Achievement at this years Annie Awards held on February 7. Baer, 66, whose work has won several Annie Awards, has been an animator for more than 45 years and he just seems to marvel at how technology, and the craft itself, has ...

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