Bridging the Gap to Opportunity: A Conversation with 3 First-Time NAB Show Attendees

Imagine this: you’re in your early twenties, at the start of your career in post production. You come from a working class family with no connections in the media industry, and you’ve had many challenges to overcome along the way. You’ve been working hard to maintain momentum by keeping your bosses happy at your day… Continue reading Bridging the Gap to Opportunity: A Conversation with 3 First-Time NAB Show Attendees

NAB 2017 Meet-Up: BCPC + #PostChat

If you’re attending the NAB Show this year, put our Blue Collar Post Collective/PostChat mega-meet-up on your social calendar. Instead of having two different events, we’re combining forces to have one hang-out. No raffles or announcements or vendor pitches — just a bunch of post production pros hanging out near a bar on NAB Show… Continue reading NAB 2017 Meet-Up: BCPC + #PostChat

NAB For Free: How BCPC is Eliminating Financial Barriers for Trade Shows

My first time attending the NAB Show (the National Association of Broadcasters, the largest trade show our industry has all year) I stayed in Las Vegas for a week and came away feeling connected. All the people I’d met through the internet ended up being real people with interesting stories and useful advice. My network… Continue reading NAB For Free: How BCPC is Eliminating Financial Barriers for Trade Shows

My NAB 2015 Coverage

So NAB happened, and I have a LOT of coverage at CreativeCOW.net. Recap and Insight: NAB 2015: Working Together on Collaborative Competition Panasonic Makes 4K Handheld with AG-DVX200 Camcorder NVIDIA Introduces Updated Iray Renderer and Quadro GPUs ARRI Puts ALEXA in a Mini Package AJA Focuses on 4K and Lets you #TryCION Signiant Takes ‘Flight’ with… Continue reading My NAB 2015 Coverage

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Come to my Gender Equality Panel at NAB 2015!

I just realized I haven’t formally invited the entire internet to a panel I’m putting together at this year’s NAB Show. After reading my Sexism in Post article, Adobe reached out to see how they could help the visibility of women in the industry. Long story short, I’ve been working on this for the last… Continue reading Come to my Gender Equality Panel at NAB 2015!

Sexism in Post: Sometimes It’s What You Think, Sometimes It’s Not

Sometimes sexism is exactly what you think it is. So picture this: last day of NAB 2014. I’m wandering around killing time before I needed to head to the airport. I have a horrible cold. I am over it. I sit down at Quantel’s booth (on squishy red squares) where a sharply dressed woman who… Continue reading Sexism in Post: Sometimes It’s What You Think, Sometimes It’s Not

Beyond the A’s and B’s of NAB

There’s a whole big world out there in post-production-land, and most of it is pretty awesome. When I headed to the NAB Show last week(ish), part of my (personal) mission was to learn a little more about companies I didn’t know much about. Not just ask someone or read some Wikipedia stuff, but actually get… Continue reading Beyond the A’s and B’s of NAB