ShowBiz Expo announced its initial line-up of session moderators and panelists for its upcoming exhibit and conference on Nov. 4-5, 2005, at Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center. The conference at ShowBiz Expo will address the evolving workflow process as it relates to creation, post-production and digital distribution of entertainment content.
"The group of experts participating in our panels is shaping up to be one of the best rosters ShowBiz has ever had," said Jerrold T. Brandt, the Conference Chairman for ShowBiz Expo. "It substantiates the commitment we made to re-invigorate this show."
Some of this year's session moderators and panelists include the following:
DVD Content Creation:
MODERATOR - Mike Mulvihill, New Line Home Entertainment
PANELISTS - Blaine Graboyes, Studio Cognito; Van Ling, independent producer; Jeffrey Schwarz, Automat Pictures; Denise Sirkot - Gracie Films
Digital Content Distribution to the home:
MODERATOR - Jerrold T. Brandt, ShowBiz Conference Chair/Intel Digital Home
The Missing Link; Controlling How Film Looks in the Digital Age:
MODERATOR - Richard Crudo, ASC
PANELISTS - John Hora, ASC; Shelly Johnson, ASC; Daryn Okada, ASC; Wally Pfister, ASC
Digital Asset Management for Entertainment Companies; Best Practices:
PANELISTS - Thomas Kuehle, Managing Director, Digital Media Platform Program, Office of Strategy & Technology, HP; Katherine L. Parker, Business Development Manager, Media & Entertainment Industry Global Sales, Sun Microsystems Inc.; Mark Turner, Head of Western Region, BT Media & Broadcast
Post-Production and the Workflow Process:
MODERATOR - Leon Silverman, Executive Vice President, LaserPacific, Vice President, Kodak
Video Games Content Creation:
PANELISTS - Cos Lazouras, Tigon Studios; Kelly Turner, Executive Producer, Point Of View; Chris Williams, LucasArts
For more information on ShowBiz Expo, including links to the show's conference session topics, visit www.showbizexpo.com.