Gregg Fienberg, Executive Producer

April 21, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Gregg Fienberg, Executive Producer 

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Gregg D. Fienberg
Executive Producer
(“True Blood”, “Deadwood”, “Carnivàle”)

Gregg graduated in 1983 from UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Soon after, he ventured into the film business and has been a successful producer in television and film ever since.
Among his Television producing credits is the prestigious network series, “Twin Peaks,” for which he garnered an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe win for Best Series. He also produced “SeaQuest DSV” and the 2 hour TV movie “Class of 61” for Amblin Entertainment. For the past ten years, Gregg has been producing for HBO on many of their acclaimed series, including “Mind of The Married Man,” “Carnivale,” “Deadwood,” “John From Cincinnati” and “True Blood.”
On “Deadwood” Gregg began his directing career, earning an Emmy Nomination for the first episode he directed. He has also received multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for his producing of both Deadwood and True Blood.
Gregg has also brought his production expertise to feature films. He developed and produced the critically acclaimed, Oscar Award winning (Best Adapted Screenplay) “Gods and Monsters.” For that film he won the award for Best Picture at the Independent Spirit Awards and was nominated for both the Golden Globe and the Producer Guild award. His other film producing credits include “U2: Rattle and Hum”, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” and “Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

John King, Aspera

April 17, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on John King, Aspera 

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Senior Sales Engineer
Aspera


As senior sales engineer, John leads technical sales, design, and implementation for Aspera in the West Coast region, working closely with organizations to operate and collaborate more effectively with big data on a global scale. John has over 10 years experience designing and delivering systems for use in video streaming, broadcast and post production.

Ivan Gueron, Sony Pictures Entertainment

April 17, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Ivan Gueron, Sony Pictures Entertainment 

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Ivan Gueron
Divisional Chief Information Officer
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sean Wright, Universal Music Group

April 17, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Sean Wright, Universal Music Group 

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Sean Wright
Vice President, Information Security
Universal Music Group

Bryan Ellenburg, Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA)

April 17, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Bryan Ellenburg, Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) 

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Security Consultant, Production & Post Production Editorial
Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA)

Bryan Ellenburg is the former Vice President of Content Security & Distribution Technology at Paramount Pictures. During his 12 years at the studio, he was responsible for worldwide content security and anti-piracy efforts across the entire lifecycle of studio intellectual property.

While at Paramount Pictures, Mr. Ellenburg represented the studio at the MPAA on the Pre-THEFT task force, whose mission was to create best practices around the prevention of theatrical and home entertainment film theft.

Previously, Mr. Ellenburg served as the head of Worldwide Feature Post Production for Artisan Entertainment, as well as the head of Worldwide Technical Operations for DreamWorks.
Most recently, Mr. Ellenburg joined forces with the Content Delivery & Security Association, spearheading an effort to bring security audits into the world of Production and Post Production Editing Room spaces.

Greg Gewickey, Warner Bros

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Greg Gewickey, Warner Bros 

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Vice President, Digital Distribution Technologies
Warner Bros

Eddie Drake, The Walt Disney Studios

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Vice President, Technology
The Walt Disney Studios

Steve Cronan, 5th Kind

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Steve Cronan, 5th Kind 

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Chief Executive Officer
5th Kind

Steve Cronan, Founder and CEO of 5th Kind, is the creator of CORE, the digital asset management and collaborative workflow solution developed to meet the challenges faced by feature film production in the digital age. Beginning with a concept in 2001 on the Matrix sequels, and steadily advancing the product over the last decade, Steve has pioneered the field of real-time production and studio workflow management.

Steve has grown 5th Kind’s platform to serve clients throughout the motion picture industry, including Marvel Studios, Warner Bros., Disney, Aardman Animation, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox and Legendary Pictures, and has provided asset management solutions for over 40 blockbuster features. 5th Kind’s cutting edge approach to collaborative workflow has allowed the company to expand its services
to other industries with installations at Nissan and Toyota.

In 2012, Steve Cronan was honored with the prestigious DAMMY OF THE YEAR, recognizing his pioneering efforts within the field of digital asset management. Steve enjoys discovering new ways to automate workflows through ongoing industry initiatives and in collaboration with production and studio clients.

Denise Evans, Miramax

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Vice President, IT
Miramax

Thomas Coleman, FilmTrack

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Thomas Coleman, FilmTrack 

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Chief Technology Officer
FilmTrack

Thomas began work with FilmTrack in October 2001 by taking over the development and overhaul of the already successful Avails 2.0 product into the market leading contract administration product. He worked with FilmTrack as an independent system designer until October 2006 when he accepted the Chief Technology Officer position. For the past 15 years, Mr. Coleman has been at the forefront of enterprise system development using Microsoft technologies as an independent architect. In 2006, Mr. Coleman built a ticket reservation and purchasing system in six weeks for RazorGator.com, a leading online ticket broker, along with a content management system for their newly redesigned website using Microsoft .NET 2.0 technologies. Prior to the RazorGator.com, he built an insurance quoting and underwriting management system for Warner Pacific Insurance Services, a leading General Agency which created a tenfold increase in quoting and underwriting productivity. Mr. Coleman received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from UCSB. He is active in the development community and is a regular contributor to numerous technical sites.

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