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2020 NAB Show Pavilions Previews: The Advanced Advertising Pavilion

The Advanced Advertising summit at the 2019 NAB Show (source: StoryTechTM) NAB Show 2020 Pavilions Previews is a series of articles designed to give broadcasting professions a glimpse at what to expect on the Las Vegas show floor and what will be highlighted at the various attractions, pavilions, and theaters featured there. From the Advanced Advertising pavilion page on the ...

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2020 NAB Show Pavilions Previews: The Streaming Experience Pavilion

The Streaming Experience logo (source: The Streaming Experience)  NAB Show 2020 Pavilions Previews is a series of articles designed to give broadcasting professions a glimpse at what to expect on the Las Vegas show floor and what will be highlighted at the various attractions, pavilions, and theaters featured there. Thumbnail facsimile of The Streaming Experience pavilion (source: The Streaming Experience) ...

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2020 NAB Show Pavilion Previews: the Connected Media|IP Pavilion

Neil Nixon, Managing Director, BPL Broadcast Ltd. (source: BPL Broadcast Ltd.) NAB Show 2020 Pavilions Previews is a series of articles designed to give broadcasting professions a glimpse at what to expect on the Las Vegas show floor and what will be highlighted at the various attractions, pavilions, and theaters featured there. From the Connected Media|IP pavilion brochure: “Connected Media|IP ...

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2020 NAB Show Pavilions Previews: the IP Showcase Pavilion

2020 NAB Show Pavilions Previews is a series of articles designed to give broadcasting professions a glimpse at what to expect on the Las Vegas show floor and what will be highlighted at the various attractions, pavilions, and theaters featured there. On the 2020 NAB Show website, the IP Showcase pavilion is described as follows: “From broadcast engineers and IT ...

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R.I.P., Buck Henry: An Appreciation

  Buck Henry (source: Archive of American Television) The American television industry has lost one of its most talented and wittiest writers. This Wednesday, Buck Henry, the multi-talented writer, producer, director, and actor passed away at age 89. Henry is well-known for his contributions to motion pictures, especially his Oscar-nominated work on Mike Nichols’ The Graduate (1967), for which Henry ...

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Broadcasting’s New State of the Art: Digital Comm Link’s Digicaster SoloCam

The Digicaster SoloCam (source: Digital Comm Link, Inc.) Since its incorporation in 1995, Florida-based company Digital Comm Link, Inc. has been in the forefront of providing cutting edge production support and equipment for the broadcasting industry. These include colocation, ISP, mobile satellite trucks, VOIP, FTP, video streaming, and the Digicaster Transport Platform. I recently had the opportunity to talk to ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Mike Baldassari

Mike Baldassari (source: Jonsar Studios) Mike Baldassari is a well-known and highly-respected lighting designer for both stage and film. I recently had an opportunity to conduct a detailed interview with him about his professional accomplishments and numerous credits. “I’m proud to say I’m a Tony and Emmy-nominated lighting designer whose work has been seen live in over 25 countries,” Mike ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Amy DeLouise

Amy DeLouise (source: Joseph DiBlasi) 2019 NAB Show New York Profiles are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the broadcasting industry who will be participating in this year’s NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17). ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Amy DeLouise is a highly respected and in-demand speaker, author, story teller, and creative director. I recently had the opportunity to interview her ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Kelley Slagle

Kelley Slagle (source: Roy Cox Photography) 2019 NAB Show New York Profiles are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the broadcasting industry who will be participating in this year’s NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17). _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Kelley Slagle is a video producer and editor of training, industrial, and documentary content for corporate and non-profit clients including LinkedIn Learning, ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Douglas Spotted Eagle

Douglas Spotted Eagle  Broadcast Beat’s “NAB Show New York Profiles” are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the production industry who will be participating in this year’s NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17, 2019). _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ As the Director of Educational Programming for Sundance Media Group, Douglas Spotted Eagle is the primary UAS instructor and industry consultant for Sundance ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Eran Stern

Eran Stern in his studio. (source: Natasha Newrock-Stern) Broadcast Beat’s “NAB Show New York Profiles” are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the production industry who will be participating at NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17, 2019). _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Israel native Eran Stern, who I recently had the pleasure of interviewing, is a much in-demand teacher, speaker, musician, and ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Jem Schofield

Jem Schofield (source: Jessica Workman-Schofield) 2019 NAB Show New York Profiles are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the broadcasting industry who will be participating in this year’s NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17). ________________________________________________________________ Filmmaker and Small-to-No-Crew video guru Jem Schofield, the subject of my latest interview, is a man who wears many hats. “I’m a producer, ...

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Personalities & Profiles: Dan Rayburn

Dan Rayburn Broadcast Beat’s “2019 NAB Show New York Profiles” are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the production industry who will be participating at NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17, 2019). _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dan Rayburn is generally considered to be the broadcasting industry’s foremost expert on streaming media and on-line video. I recently had the opportunity to interview ...

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Inside Season 4 of “Veronica Mars” (Article 2 of 2)

Veronica Mars cinematographer Giovani Lampassi (center, blue hat) with his crew on the set. (©2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.  All Rights Reserved.) When Veronica Mars first premiered on UPN in September 2004, the series had a particularly unique, stylized look that differentiated it from other television series of the period. In present-day scenes, primary colors were dominant, with the frame ...

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Inside Season 4 of “Veronica Mars” (Article 1 of 2)

Veronica Mars director Scott Winant on the set (©2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.  All Rights Reserved.) There’s never been a more exciting time to be a connoisseur of great television than right now. And the new season of Veronica Mars, which premiered last month on Hulu, is Exhibit A for why that is. This series has come a long way ...

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Discovery’s “Serengeti,” the Real Circle of Life in All Its Magnificence

Kali the lioness and her cubs, who are prominently featured in Discovery Channel’s Serengeti. (source: Discovery Communications) Discovery Channel’s new documentary series Serengeti, which premieres on August 4, is a breathtaking, visually gorgeous wonder. It’s also the type of family-friendly entertainment that parents lament there’s not nearly enough of. A press release for the series calls it “the real-life Lion ...

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