Speakers

Speaker - Rich Harrington

Richard Harrington

CEO & Founder of RHED Pixel, Inc.

A certified instructor for Adobe and Apple, Rich is a practiced expert in motion graphic design and digital video. Starting his career out in the world of broadcast journalism, Rich has always had great interest in visual communications. His producing skills were also recognized by AV Video Multimedia Producer Magazine who named him as one of the Top Producers of 2004. 

Rich is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team, and a popular speaker on the digital video circuit. He has been the Program Manager for the Post|Production World Conference since 2003.

Rich is an internationally published author. His book, Photoshop for Video, was the first of its kind to focus on Photoshop’s application in the world of video. He is also a contributing author for From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Final Cut Pro On the Spot and Professional Web Video. A Master’s Degree in Project Management fills out Rich’s broad spectrum of experience. Rich enjoys traveling and digital photography, as well as teaching his kids the joys of science fiction and comic books.

Eran Stern

Motion DESIGNER, SternFX

Eran has established a track record in helping designers to improve their skills with visual effects and motion graphics. As an Adobe Expert, he is speaking in international conferences, such as: Post|Production World at NAB Show; After Effects World; Keyframes and Adobe MAX. Eran has created a handful of online courses for LinkedIn Learning as well as his own site: SternFX.com. He practiced design for screen for more than two decades and served as the head of the motion graphics department in Shenkar. He is a collector of music, movies, books and memories. You can find him right on the verge between geekiness and coolness.

Luisa Winters

Adobe/Apple Certified Trainer, Adobe Master Instructor

Luisa Winters is a Certified Instructor for Adobe and Apple (ACI and ACT). She consults for organizations and works at several different training centers all over the United States and abroad. Luisa is one of the few Adobe Premiere Pro Master instructors. A well-known artist, Luisa often speaks at different conferences on topics ranging from video editing to compositing and web. 

Luisa is a certified Private Pilot and a Commercial UAV Pilot. She’s been involved with video production and cinematography for over 30 years. Having spent years flying, Luisa’s priority is safety. It is this safety mentality that make Luisa’s missions successful: from preparation and planning, FAA Authorization and client expectation to flying and finally, post-production. At the beginning of 2019, Luisa joined forces with Mike Sobola to form Mid-Atlantic Drones, LLC, a drone service provider specializing in aerial mapping and cinematography and missions in flight-restricted zones.

Robbie Carmen

Colorist, Vice President, Amigo Media LLC

Robbie Carman is senior colorist and owner of DC Color, a postproduction boutique located in the Washington, DC area with a focus on broadcast television and independent film finishing. Robbie has 18 years of experience grading, including hundreds of programs for broadcast outlets like Discovery Networks, National Geographic, PBS, MSNBC, Smithsonian Channel and others.

Films Robbie has colored have screened and won awards at prestigious film festivals including Tribeca, Sundance, HotDocs, and SXSW. His work has contributed to the success of many non-profit and governmental organizations including The Pew Charitable Trusts, Conservation International, USAID, and The U.N.

Robbie’s color grading has also been leveraged to help political campaigns and political action committees on both sides of the aisle.

In addition to his creative work, Robbie is a well-known and distinguished author and educator. He is the co-founder of the color correction focused subscription website mixinglight.com and has authored many courses on Lynda.com. He has co-authored 8 books focused on postproduction and been a technical editor for several other popular technical books.

As an Adobe Master Trainer For Premiere Pro and as an Apple Certified Instructor, Robbie speaks regularly at conferences such as NAB, IBC, Interbee, CabSat, Adobe Max, The Editors Retreat, The NY Post Production Conference, and GV Expo. In 2015 Robbie, was awarded as a Max Master at the Adobe Max conference as the highest overall rated speaker.

Robbie is also a full member of the Colorist Society International – a professional guild that recognizes experienced colorists.

Gary Adcock

Principal Information Architect

Few exemplify the changing technological landscape in digital cinema more than Gary Adcock. With a unique understanding of on-set technologies and their relationships in post-production has allowed him to act as a guide in the evolving relationship between acquisition, edit, and delivery. Gary is one of the co-authors and tech editor for the original version of the Data Handling Procedures and Best Practices guide used by IATSE Local 600 (Cinematographer’s Guild). Gary has been a speaker on cinematography and the related technologies at events around the world, and has presented on various topics at the National Association of Broadcasters Las Vegas convention continuously since 1999, as well as presenting on a diverse array of subjects at NAB Shanghai, IBC Show, Interbee and Broadcast India. His knowledge and capabilities keep him in demand as both a consultant and technical writer for a wide array of manufacturers and publications. You can follow Gary on Twitter and Instagram as @garyadcock or read his blog at garyadcock.com.

Nick Harauz

Certified Adobe, Apple, & Avid Trainer

Nick Harauz is a certified Apple video trainer in both Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5. He has the uncanny ability to engage his students and create a level of relatedness that keeps them coming back for more. Since 2002, Nick has worked with domestic and international brands, offering a wide variety of video production and motion graphic services. He has worked with clients such as Proctor & Gamble, Diageo, Virgin Mobile, and Mastercard. He was editor of the feature documentary ‘My Father and the Man in Black’ that can be found on iTunes. 

Nick’s training can be found online through Motion VFX, Lynda and LearnQuest. When he is not teaching, traveling, or creating video content, Nick can be found in a box fit class.

Kelley Slagle

Editor/Producer | Cavegirl Productions

Kelley Slagle began directing, producing and editing independent films with her company, Cavegirl Productions, in 2004. In addition to producing 13 short films, she co-produced THE BROKEN CONTINENT, a fantasy webseries, and directed the dramedy feature film OF DICE AND MEN. She is currently in production on the documentary EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: The Art of Dungeons & Dragons. Kelley was also a producer and editor with the Washington, DC visual communications company RHED Pixel. Prior to joining RHED, she was as an assistant editor at National Geographic and spent 12 years with National Public Radio in software development. Kelley is also a SAG-AFTRA actor. For more information on Kelley and Cavegirl Productions, visit cavegirl.com.

Francis Torres

Editor | RHED Pixel, INC

Francis Torres is an avid 360° VR photographer, certified drone pilot and videographer with more than 10 years of video editing experience. He is an FAA Part 107-certified drone pilot and a Google Trusted photographer. He has worked with clients such as the Baltimore Ravens and Under Armour. He is currently a full-time video editor at RHED Pixel and runs a one-man production company called FT Visuals that specializes in 360° VR photography, aerial video/photography and video production.