Challenges of Creating a Multi-Channel, Multi-Platform Product
Tuesday January 26, 2016

This meeting will look at how one creates a mix that works everywhere from the acquisition, post production and distribution. We will review the available formats and workflow solutions and discuss what decisions need to be made with respect to creating multichannel sound that is deliverable over a wide variety of distribution channels.

Panelists include:

Tony Lamberti sound re-recording mixer Sony Pictures has been a re-recording mixer for more than 30 years. He won Emmy Awards for his work on the television specials John Adams and And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself. He earned an Academy Award nomination for Inglourious Basterds. His credits also include Django Unchained, Shrek, Mission: Impossible II and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Parts 1 & 2).

Greg Russell, sound re-recording mixer, Technicolor. Greg has mixed more than 190 feature films, including Spider Man,, Armageddon, The Mask of Zorro and Transformers, and has been nominated for 16 Academy Awards™, 11 Cinema Audio Society awards, two BAFTA and two Emmys, with one Emmy win.

David Gould Director, Audio Content Solutions Dolby. Responsible for creating products and solutions for the audio post community in the Dolby Atmos format. Before joining Dolby, David was Senior Product Manager for Pro Tools at Avid Technology. David started his career in London as a recording engineer at Abbey Road Studios.

Lon Neumann – Founder Neumann Technologies providing Audio Training Seminars, Standards Development, Loudness Measurement & Management, Surround-Sound Production & Management, Loudspeaker-to-Room Analysis, Alignment, Calibration, and Correction, Metadata Authoring & Management, System Integration and more.  Previous positions and engagements include Linear Acoustic, THX, Sony SACD, and NVISION. Lon has hundreds of hours of live production engineering experience.

Michael Karagosian is a leader in new entertainment technologies.  Michael’s history in the development of cinema sound goes back to "Apocalypse Now" with Dolby Laboratories.  He chaired standards committees in AES and SMPTE, and is a SMPTE Fellow.  He represented the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) during the development of digital cinema, leading collaborations with DCI and driving the formation of standards. Internationally, he led VPF subsidy negotiations for over $300M of equipment in Ireland, the Philippines, and Latin America.

Moderator and Contributor - Jim DeFilippis founder TMS Consulting, provides expertise in advanced broadcast media technologies including immersive 3D audio, UHDTV, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and High Frame Rate (HFR). Jim’s projects include delivery of content to the home, mobile and OTT. Jim is a SMPTE Fellow, David Sarnoff Medal recipient, and has two Emmys for his work on ATSC and MPEG splicing. A member of AES and IEEE, Jim has worked on six Olympics for the Host Broadcaster, FOX Television and ABC TV and Radio.

PLACE: Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604  (at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon). Free parking

DATE: Tuesday January 26. 2016

TIME: Meeting at 8:00 PM. Pre-meeting dinner (optional) at 7:00 PM. 
Dinner cost is $30 for AES student members with reservations, $35 for student AES members without reservations, $35 for AES members with reservations, $40 for AES members without reservations, $40 for non AES members with reservations and $45 for non AES members without reservations. Reservations should be made at least 48 hours in advance with the Treasurer at  treasurer@aesla.org   Please put “AES-LA DINNER RESERVATION” in the email subject line.

MENU: .Classic Caesar - Shrimp scampi with capers, lemon, garlic parsley, sundried tomatoes, white wine butter sauce | Rice |Rolls and butter | Coffee, Tea, and Iced Tea | Chocolate Sundae

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