New: TED SCHILOWITZ TO ADDRESS NAB SHOW TECHNOLOGY LUNCHEON
Ted Schilowitz, futurist at 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer at Barco, will speak at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon, held Wednesday, April 20 in Las Vegas and sponsored by LG Electronics. NAB Show is the annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute media and entertainment across all platforms.
Schilowitz advises senior leadership at 20th Century Fox on the constantly evolving art and science of advanced motion picture creation. This includes developing strategy on future technology as it relates to cinema and exploring the emerging fields of virtual and augmented reality and immersive cinema. As Chief Creative Officer at Barco, the world’s market share leader in digital cinema projection, Schilowitz spearheads a project focused on the future of immersive high-intensity cinema experiences.
“Ted Schilowitz has worked his entire career to advance media and entertainment technology,” said NAB Chief Technology Officer Sam Matheny. “With virtual and augmented reality being a focus at this year’s NAB Show, we look forward to Ted sharing his insight on the development of this exciting new technology.”
Schilowitz is a founding member of the product development team at RED Digital Cinema. The company has made a significant impact on the motion picture industry, with many of the world’s biggest movies being shot with the company’s ultra-high resolution digital movie cameras. Additionally, Schilowitz is one of the founders of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard drive storage products, which are implemented worldwide for professional television and multimedia content creation.
As previously announced, Richard Chernock, chief science officer at Triveni Digital and Andrew Laird, former vice president and chief technology officer at Journal Broadcast Group, will receive NAB Engineering Achievement Awards at the luncheon. Also, Adam Symson, senior vice president and chief digital officer at The E.W. Scripps Company will receive the Digital Leadership Award.
The luncheon will also include a raffle of a UHD television (courtesy of LG Electronics) and three drones (courtesy of B&H Photo, Video and Pro Audio).
Additionally, Schilowitz will serve as moderator for the Creative Master Series keynote session “Virtual Reality: Immersive Storytelling Meets Interactive Technology,” held Monday, April 18.