Josh Wiggins, T3Media

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Senior Vice President Global Sales & Business Development
T3Media

T3Media Platform provides services and technology to help manage and deliver content and metadata for the media & entertainment, sports and private markets.

Josh Wiggins is responsible for providing solutions to customers, account management and establishing strategic partnerships for T3Media. Before joining T3Media, Wiggins was Vice President of Business Development, West Coast at Digitalsmiths, a video metadata solution provider. Prior to Digitalsmiths, Wiggins served as Senior Director of Business Development and Strategic Solutions at Ascent Media. Wiggins was responsible for delivering archive and content management solutions for major studios and other library owners. With more than 20 years of experience in the technology and content marketplace, Wiggins has held roles in customer operations, technical services, project management and sales.

Dave Stump, ASC

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Chair, Metadata Subcommittee of ASC Technology Committee
ASC

***David has a new book being released at NAB: http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Cinematography-Fundamentals-Techniques-Workflows/dp/0240817915

David Stump ASC has worked on numerous motion pictures and television productions as Director of Photography, as Visual Effects Director of Photography, as Visual Effects Supervisor, and as Stereographer, (including both live action work and 2D to 3D conversion work), earning an Emmy and an Academy Award for Scientific and Technical
Achievement. His credits include such high profile projects as The Last Stand, Immortals, Quantum of Solace, The Resident, Flight Plan, Fantastic Four, X-Men 1 & 2, Into the Blue, Red Riding Hood, Garfield, Batman Forever, Hollow Man, Men of Honor, Deep Blue Sea, Stuart Little, The Sphere, Contact, Batman & Robin, Mars Attacks, Executive Decision, Stargate, Free Willy, and What Love Is, among many others.

David is a member of the AMPAS, ATAS, ASC, PGA, IATSE, SOC, SMPTE and numerous other industry associations. He is currently engaged in volunteer work for the SMPTE as co chair of a study group on the subject of High Frame Rate for digital cinema. He is also participating in the AMPAS Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) file format project where he has contributed significantly in the area of metadata.

In 2001 David was accepted for full membership into the American Society of Cinematographers, where he is currently chairman of the Camera Subcommittee of the ASC Technical Committee. Under his guidance, the combined efforts of the Producer’s Guild of America and the American Society of Cinematographers recently completed production of both the ASC / PGA Camera Assessment Series, and the ASC / PGA Image Control Assessment Series, side by side comparisons of virtually all of the high end digital cinema cameras against film, run through industry standard 10 bit log and ACES workflows, and taken all the way out to film print and Digital Cinema Package.

 

Don Dulchinos, Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR)

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Executive Director
Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR)

Don Dulchinos is responsible for growing and extending the use of EIDR as the top level Universal Media ID for all movie and TV content. EIDR’s mission is to drive out inefficiencies in the supply chain, while enabling new business models and workflow processes to support the increasing opportunities in digital distribution of content. EIDR is an independent non-profit entity with Founders including Cable Television Laboratories, MovieLabs, Comcast, and Rovi.

Jason Kassin, Filmtrack

Jason Kassin - FilmtrackJason Kassin
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
FilmTrack

JASON KASSIN is Co-Founder and CEO of FilmTrack, a leading provider of content and rights management for the global film and television industry. A cloud-based, SaaS company, FilmTrack offers enterprise-class solutions for contract administration, rights management, physical materials tracking, and delivery and display of rich media and content. FilmTrack’s product suite and services, which are now in use by more than 100 film and television distributors including Lionsgate, Relativity Media, Miramax, Focus Features, Starz and Screen Australia, help companies drive sales productivity and growth by better managing and monetizing IP throughout its life cycle. A lifelong software engineer, Jason was hired while still in high school to develop an inventory management and control system for the NYC Board of Education. Graduating from Vassar College with a degree in Film And Theater, he launched FilmTrack in the 1990s after being asked to design contract administration software for a number of leading international film distributors. Today Jason oversees FilmTrack’s day-to-day operations, strategic direction and delivery of business solutions to many top companies in film and television. An accomplished screenwriter and actor, he also navigates seamlessly between the technical and creative worlds from artistic inception through commercial exploitation.

Craig Seidel, MovieLabs

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Vice President, Distribution Technology
Motion Picture Laboratories, Inc. (MovieLabs)


Craig Seidel is Vice President, Distribution Technology at MovieLabs where he focuses on all aspects of the digital supply chain including metadata, file delivery and avails. Craig architected and authored the Common Metadata family of specifications and defined much of the UltraViolet system. He also specializes in technologies applicable to fingerprinting, content protection and Digital Cinema. Prior to MovieLabs, Craig led a variety of engineering and operations project, including peer-to-peer anti-piracy (Hawkeye), software licensing (FlexLM), DVR (TiVo), Interactive Television (Liberate), electronic publishing (EFI Fiery), survivable networks, and satellite ground stations. Craig holds a B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University; and has been issued 10 patents.

Alex Grimwade, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Senior Vice President, Television Production InfoTech
Twentieth Century Fox Television

Alex Grimwade joined Twentieth Century Fox Television as head of Technology in 2005, overseeing corporate technology for television production and operations, Consumer Products, and Fox Mobile Entertainment. Prior to joining TCFTV, Alex worked for Fox Filmed Entertainment, Fox Entertainment Group, and consulted for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. She has focused on Media and Entertainment business systems strategy and development since 1993, including work at Sony Pictures, Universal, and Warner Bros. She specializes in the development of television production, distribution and intellectual property management systems. Alex graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed the Information Systems program at UCLA, as well as the Executive Program in Technology Governance at MIT Sloan.