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NAB: Mark Sanger, Oscar-winning editor of ‘Gravity’

Las Vegas — British editor Mark Sanger, who won an Oscar for his work on Gravity, stopped by the postPerspective booth at NAB to talk about working with director, writer, producer and co-editor Alfonso Cuarón.

Sanger, an Avid editor, got involved very early on with the project. In the beginning, he said, it was Cuarón, himself, the storyboard artist Temple Clark and the visual effects supervisor Tim Webber sitting around a table going through the script, trying to get a gauge from Cuarón on how he wanted to execute the film.

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NAB: Fraunhofer Digital Cinema’s Siegfried Foessel and Ben Bross

Las Vegas — postPerspective’s first guests at NAB 2014 were Siegfried Foessel and Ben Bross from the non-profit Fraunhofer Digital Cinema, essentially a tech think tank targeting our industry.

Here are some highlights the two touched upon during our chat:
• High-profile customer announcing its packaging, playback and transcoding components for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF)
• Latest customer order for the easyDCP software suite
• Updates to its Low Complexity Codec for processing and transmission of high-resolution video
• Further advances for its light-field camera recording system, the most innovative system in the industry
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NAB: Silverdraft president Ted Schilowitz

Las Vegas — Ted Schilowitz is a busy man. He is president of Silverdraft, the makers of Devil and Demon supercomputers. He is “futurist” at 20th Century Fox Studios, and he is “cinemavangelist” at Barco, helping with their Escape experience.

Ted came by postPerspective on the first day of NAB to chat about all the hats he wears and how his projects are progressing.

When not giving various presentations throughout NAB , Ted could be found at Silverdraft’s The Devil’s Playground, which was located between the South and Central halls, sharing info and playing VR games running off Silverdraft’s supercomputers.

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