The Workflow Show

On The Workflow Show, CHESA's Jason Whetstone and Ben Kilburg offer media workflow therapy and address overarching trends and specific tech topics to help guide you through these challenging yet exciting times of unprecedented change ...more

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March 23, 2022 00:47:05
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#70 Accessibility in Digital Media and Digital Content Development with Joe Devon, CEO of Diamond and Co-Founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

On this episode of The Workflow Show, Ben Kilburg and Jason Whetstone speak to Joe Devon, CEO of Diamond, a product design firm focused on digital accessibility and widening access to digital resources for all. Along with telling the story of co-founding GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) and The GAAD Foundation, Joe talks about the various ways that companies, content producers, and digital platforms can design and support accessibility within their products. Ben and Jason also ask for advice on changing mindsets in design that start with asking questions about accessibility while starting a project instead of finding the need to respond to issues in the final design.  Episode Highlights: Details on how many of the top-visited websites have accessibility issues How to utilize HTML, Java, XHTML to the benefit of accessibility and broadening a user base What standards of accessibility are needed in digital media and how they’re being addressed How to prepare for accessibility needs in the new coming technologies, including VR More about The GAAD Foundation and Global Accessibility Awareness Day: The GAAD Foundation was launched in 2021 to mark GAAD’s 10th anniversary. Its mission is to disrupt the culture of technology and digital product development to include accessibility as a core requirement. The GAAD Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to disrupt the culture of technology and digital product development to include accessibility as a core requirement. Thursday, ...

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February 22, 2022 01:14:18
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#69 Accessing Massive Video Storage Systems in the Cloud with George Dochev, Co-Founder and CTO at LucidLink

On this episode of The Workflow Show, Ben and Jason bring on George Dochev, the Co-Founder and CEO of LucidLink. LucidLink is a “Cloud Native NAS-replacement” that provides a solution for cloud-based video storage and utilizes block storage mechanics to do so. Jason and Ben ask George to better explain how LucidLink enables certain cloud-based workflows that were previously not possible, and what kind of new innovative workflows could spawn from LucidLink’s capabilities. They also all discuss specific workflows that have utilized LucidLink as well as CHESA’s experience in implementing it on client systems.  ...

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February 10, 2022 00:59:53
#66 Virtual Reality in Media and Entertainment with Lucas Wilson, CEO of SuperSphere

#66 Virtual Reality in Media and Entertainment with Lucas Wilson, CEO of SuperSphere

This week on The Workflow Show, Jason and Ben are discussing virtual reality with Lucas Wilson of Supersphere. Our hosts ask Lucas about the tech behind the immersive experiences put on by Supersphere and where the industry is headed to incorporate more VR in the future. Jason and Ben also ask Lucas about his background, highlighting the journey from studying music to creating VR concerts and live performances. ...

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February 08, 2022 00:59:12
#67 Rapid Media Production in the Age of Remote Global Collaboration with Jack Wenzinger, Global Lead M&E Content Production & Matt Herson, Principal Content Production Specialist at Amazon Web Services

#67 Rapid Media Production in the Age of Remote Global Collaboration with Jack Wenzinger, Global Lead M&E Content Production & Matt Herson, Principal Content Production Specialist at Amazon Web Services

On this episode of The Workflow Show, Jason and Ben bring in Jack Wenzinger, Global Lead M&E Content Production & Matt Herson, Principal Content Production Specialist at Amazon Web Services (AWS), to talk about their recent partnership with the Hollywood Professional Association at their annual tech retreat in Palm Springs. Given the immediate need for remote video production at a fast pace in the last few years, this partnership led to an effort to bring creatives together to solve the challenges of rapid media production via remote and cloud workflows. Jack and Matt discuss the success of projects done fully in remote rapid production globally, including short films in Mongolia, Mexico City, London, and Dubai. They also discuss what the media workflow solutions look like through AWS given this new evolution in media production.  ...

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February 08, 2022 00:39:46
#68 API First Live Video and Media Ingest with Cinedeck

#68 API First Live Video and Media Ingest with Cinedeck

On this episode of The Workflow Show, hosts Jason and Ben welcome from Cinedeck Jane Sung, COO, Charles d’Autremont, Product Development, and Ilya Derets, Project Manager. They discuss Cinedeck as a live media ingest solution, including what interesting workflows can be managed with their product and how being API first differentiates them from other solutions. ...

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October 27, 2021 00:54:05
#65 Automation in an Adobe Workflow with David Merzenich of MoovIt

#65 Automation in an Adobe Workflow with David Merzenich of MoovIt

On this episode of The Workflow Show, Jason and Ben chat with David Merzenich of MoovIt, a German-based systems integrator and the first Adobe Video Solution Partner in the program. David Merzenich discusses Helmut, a suite of workflow orchestration tools designed from the ground up, to bring consistency and flexibility to any Adobe post-production environment. Ben and Jason ask about the development, goals, and benefits of using Helmut within the Adobe ecosystem and discuss certain challenges of an Adobe-centric workflow. Listen in for some workflow therapy! ...

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