Tag Archives: Ted Schilowitz

Doug Trumbull helps kick off Devil & Demon Strategy Gen 2

By Randi Altman

A year ago, Silverdraft introduced its Devil & Demon Strategy at a Halloween party on the Henson lot in Hollywood, where the company is based. Since that time pros have been putting those tools to the test in real-world environments, including on the daily Web show YouTube Nation.

A year later, Silverdraft is offering the next-generation of its Devil & Demon Strategy, which is a line of high-performance, custom computers designed and optimized for the media and entertainment industry. The Strategy consists of the mini-supercomputer the Devil, the Demon workstation and the high-performance workstation The Devil’s Advocate, which uses supercomputing technology.

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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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Barco aims to immerse you in the cinema experience

By Randi Altman

With more and more quality content being offered online via outlets like YouTube, Netflix, Red Box and others, some have asked, “What does that mean for the future of cinema?” If people can get their entertainment delivered to their handhelds or their home theaters, what will get them out of their houses and into the multiplex? Continue reading

Ted Schilowitz tackles supercomputing that targets M&E

By Randi Altman

As history shows, when Ted Schilowitz finds a product he believes in, he’s all in.

Shortly after his retirement last year from Red Digital Cinema, where he had been the public face of the company since its inception, Schilowitz began talks with Silverdraft, a company known for its on-set services truck housing a supercomputer for post production needs, including rendering.

He was impressed with the technology and what it offered, but knew the strategy of the company needed to focus more on what he calls “the flattening out of the entertainment Continue reading