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Distinguished Innovator Speaker Series: The Power of Collaboration in the Cloud: Examples from Hollywood Media Production
November 19, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Power of Collaboration in the Cloud: Examples from Hollywood Media Production
Join us on Thursday, Nov. 19th as Buzz Hays discusses, how can people collaborate on content production most effectively when working from disparate locations around the world? Collaboration is a fundamental part of media content creation and is more than just video conferencing and message threads. This talk outlines the challenges, solutions, and strategies for enhancing collaboration using cloud-based resources for creators of media.
More about Buzz Hays:
Buzz Hays is one of the world’s leading experts on advanced imaging production and technology in the media and entertainment industry. Buzz and his team are responsible for Google Cloud’s Content Creation Solutions development in the Media and Entertainment Vertical. He works closely with the top M&E customers of Google Cloud to tailor and build solutions to transform traditional methodologies into cloud-native workflows from production to post-production to archive migration.
Buzz has been involved in technology for media and entertainment for over 30 years with Google, Lytro, Sony, and Lucasfilm THX. He has produced numerous film and television projects for Disney, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, and Warner Bros. He is a member of SMPTE, he is the founding Chairman of the Advanced Imaging Society, and he is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences where he serves on the Science and Technology Council.
Distinguished Innovator Speaker Series upcoming guests:
Finance and Other Career Opportunities in Hollywood: It’s Like Any Other Business
Steve Ecclesine – Producer, Director, Author
Thursday, Dec. 10th at 5 pm (PDT)