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At the January 25, 2022, Zoom Meeting...
On-Premise and Remote Media Production Workflow For Film and Television
Presented by Steve McKenna, Director of Sales at Studio Network Solutions

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Steve McKenna, Studio Network Solutions



ABSTRACT OF PRESENTATION:

Modern video production workflows require both on-prem and off-prem accessibility, seamless integration with the editing tools you use, and intuitive features that help creative teams create incredible content, faster. In this presentation, we will examine the elements of a video production workflow and discuss how consolidating and integrating various systems can save you time and avoid costly breakdowns in your creative workflow. We will also walk through a live demonstration of EVO, the high-performance shared storage solution with included media asset management, AI, cloud, remote editing, and automation tools purpose-built for the unique needs of professional video production.

In this presentation:

  • On-prem, off-prem, and hybrid cloud workflows
  • Editing from anywhere with remote access to shared storage
  • Apple-certified ProRes transcoding for edit-ready proxies
  • Performance for 4K and 8K workflows
  • Media asset management integrated with your NLEs
  • AI automatic metadata tagging
  • Time-saving automation tools and robust APIs

MEET THE SPEAKER: Steve is the Director of Sales at Studio Network Solutions (SNS), the world leader in workflow storage servers for professional media teams. He joined SNS 10 years ago and maintains a deep understanding of the needs of post-production, broadcast, VFX, and professional video and audio teams worldwide.

ABOUT SNS:

SNS is a leading media technology company committed to helping video production teams around the world transform the way they store, share, and organize media. By combining scalable, high-performance shared media storage hardware with powerful software and cloud workflow tools for teams working on-premise or remotely with Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, and other creative applications, SNS solutions empower post-production, broadcast, and VFX teams in over 70 countries to create amazing content, faster.



    Tuesday, January 25, 2022 ZOOM Meeting
    Check-In Time: 6:45 pm, Meeting Start: 7:00pm to Meeting End: 9:30pm (Eastern Time, US and Canada)
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    From our archive......
    RECORDINGS OF PAST MEETINGS
    Most recent first...

    December 2021, 2021
    The State of NDI@ in 2021 + NDI@ Version 5
    With Chris Burgos, Newtek and Jeff McFadyen, Key Code Media


    November 22, 2021
    KAIROS, A NEW IT/IP-BASED VIDEO PRODUCTION PLATFORM FROM PANASONIC
    With Rick Lamb, Senior Sales Solution Manager, and Gregger Jones, Territory Account Manager, North East, Panasonic.


    October 20, 2021
    THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMPTE STANDARDS
    David E. Acker , SMPTE Fellow, is considered a development pioneer in the field of digital TV signal processing by many engineering professionals in the industry. He has developed several advanced Time Base Correctors, Frame Synchronizers, Noise Reducers, Image Enhancers, and Color Correction products for a number of companies including FOR.A Co Ltd, Broadcast Pix, Media 100 and Microtime Inc.

    He explains how SMPTE standards work and provide a vital technical framework to the industry. Its more than 800 standards and related documents are currently embraced by engineering communities internationally. Such standards influence nearly every piece of motion-imaging content seen and heard by billions of viewers worldwide. This presentation includes a discussion of: The structure of the SMPTE Standards Organization, the Technology Committees, their scope of work, topics, standards and Standards committee meetings and updates of their work


    September 22, 2021
    THE CASE TO CAPTION EVERYTHING
    Bill Bennett from EECO will discuss Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) and how it applies to captioning of video & audio content. He discusses the U.S. regulatory captioning environment, its predicted future, penalties, how the regulatory environment will impact content creators, publishers such as websites, broadcasters as well as venue designers, owners and systems integrators. Mr. Bennett's discussion will also provide an overview of the actual benefits from ASR, such as: creation of sidecar simple-text file transcripts, text-based search/navigation of media assets, improved customer experiences by quickly, easily finding the content they are seeking, transcripts of meetings & events, important audio communications, translation for a global marketplace, both live and on-demand, search engine optimization, for improved Internet search results for finding your captioned media. This will be a presentation to illustrate the importance of captioning all of your media, from regulatory compliance needs to an improved consumer experience and greater monetization of audio and video assets.


    June 18, 2021
    DACAST STREAMING PLATFORM LIVE DEMONSTRATION
    Mike Cioward and Clarissa Moodley from Dacast, San Francisco,CA.: Dacast offers a fully-integrated, self-service video platform for live video and on-demand (VOD) streaming. The Dacast OVP (On-Line Video Platform) lets broadcasters host video content and start streaming in minutes. Its white-label solution allows users to control their live streams and on-demand content.


    May 19, 2021
    THE TRANSITION FROM SDI TO ST 2110 IP AND ST 2059 PTP: BEST PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED.
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    April 21, 2021
    THE FANDOM OF THE OPERA - OPERA & MEDIA TECHNOLOGY... PRE-AND POST-PANDEMIC
    Multiple-Emmy-Award-winning SMPTE Fellow and Videography correspondent Mark Schubin of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, explains how Opera lead the development of a lot of Media Technology - often by hundreds of years! Graphics Presentation (PDF). Opera in the Pandemic Links(PDF).


    March 17, 2021
    UPDATE ON ATSC 3.0
    Luke Fay is a Senior Manager Technical Standards for Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products - America. Currently he is involved with the development of the next generation of broadcast television in a variety of standards organizations and their efforts to educate members of the new possibilities available with ATSC 3.0.. Graphics Presentation (PDF).


    February 24, 2021
    THE MOVE TO VIDEO-OVER-IP AND NETWORKING
    The fundamentals of the different terminologies and technologies used. With Graham Sharp, CEO at Broadcast Pix. Graham has more than three decades of executive management experience in the media technology and business development industries. He brings extensive knowledge of international business and cultures gained through living and working in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the US. Prior to joining Broadcast Pix, Sharp served as executive vice president and general manager of Avid's video division, as well as chief marketing officer and senior vice president of corporate development at The Grass Valley Group. Graphics Presentation (PDF).


    January 20, 2021
    MASTER CONTROL IN THE CLOUD: CAN YOU GET THERE FROM HERE?
    A "broadcaster's view" of the traditional role of Master Control and how it can be migrated to a Cloud-Based operation, with Ron Caird, Director of Sales, Florical Systems. Graphics Presentation (PDF).


    December 16, 2020
    MUSIC SCORING FOR GAMES
    with MacLaine Diemer, Film Scoring Composer/Artist who worked on sound design and composing music for The Beatles: Rock Band, Rock Band 2, and Rock Band
    He was unable to use his Powerpoint for technical reasons and re-recorded his narration over it afterwards to make this Version for Posterity.


    November 18, 2020
    ST-2110 EXPLAINED
    with John J. Humphrey, VP Business Development, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America and HITACHI'S NEWEST 8K CAMERA.
    Slides from the ST-2110 Presentation (PDF) and Slides from the New 8K Camera Presentation (PDF)


    October 28, 2020
    STREAMING FOR VIDEO ENGINEERS
    With Matthew McMakin and Bob Lamm. Handout Notes (PDF)


    April 24, 2019
    OUR ANNUAL NAB WRAPUP AT WGBH-TV
    With panelists: John Rule, Rule Boston Camera; Bob Lamm, Broadcast Pix; Stefan Hadl, Director of Engineering, WCVB-TV; Emeric Feldmar, Engineering Manager, WGBH-TV; and Dr. Geoffrey Poister, Associate Professor, Boston University (frequent contributor to TV Technology Magazine). Moderator: Phil Ozek, Liberty Mutual, (past SMPTE New England Section Chair).


    November 2, 2018
    SIX CENTURIES OF OPERA AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGY IN NEW YORK
    Webcast by Mark Shubin (Metropolitan Opera).


    March 28, 2018
    THE EVOLUTION TO IP
    Rafael Fonseca, Artel.


    February 27, 2018
    PEG ACCESS
    With Peter Fasciano, Franklin TV


    January 24, 2018
    REALITIES OF IMPLEMENTING SMPTE 2110 AND PTP
    Karl R. Kuhn, Tektronix


    December 6, 2017
    CHRIS DAY and BRIAN RAYNES, LAX SPORTS NETWORK
    Sports Broadcasting


    November 15, 2017
    THE BOSTON REPACK
    Neal Searls and Jim Stenberg, American Tower.


    May 19, 2016
    NEW TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP
    With Karl J. Kuhn (Tektronix), John Shike (S-A-M.com), Bruce Lane (Grass Valley), Hugo Gaggione (Sony), Pete Putman (Comcast) and Mark Shubin (Metropolitan Opera, New York).


    May 4, 2016
    OUR ANNUAL NAB WRAPUP AT WBZ-TV
    With panelists: John Rule, Rule Boston Camera; Bob Lamm, Broadcast Pix; Stefan Hadl, Director of Engineering, WCVB-TV; Emeric Feldmar, Engineering Manager, WGBH-TV; and Dr. Geoffrey Poister, Associate Professor, Boston University (frequent contributor to TV Technology Magazine). Moderator: Phil Ozek, Liberty Mutual, (past SMPTE New England Section Chair).


    May 25, 2011
    MAINTAINING VIDEO QUALITY THROUGH THE BROADCAST CHAIN
    With Karl R. Kuhn, Tektronix





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