PPW Online 2017 SPEAKERS

Richard Harrington

Post|Production World Program Manager
CEO & Founder of RHED Pixel, Inc.
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Eran Stern

Motion Graphics Artist, SternFXView Bio

Luisa Winters

Adobe/Apple Certified Trainer Video Trainers, FreelanceView Bio

Robbie Carman, C.S.I.

Colorist, Vice President, Amigo Media LLCView Bio

Gary Adcock

Principal Information ArchitectView Bio

Jarle Leirpoll

Premiere Pro Master Instructor TrainerView Bio

Steve Martin

Ripple TrainingView Bio

Nick Harauz

Certified Trainer & Producer | Future Media ConceptsView Bio

Kelley Slagle

Editor/Producer | Cavegirl ProductionsView Bio

Francis Torres

Editor | RHED PixelView Bio

Patrick Inhofer

Founder | Fini.tvView Bio

Mark Fuccio

Co-Founder and General Manager | Piqsure, Inc.View Bio

Ron Risman

Timelapse Specialist | TimelapseWorkshops.comView Bio

Doug Daulton

Writer and ProducerView Bio

Paul Murphy

Editor | Motion Graphics DesignerView Bio

Yan Shvalb

Trainer / ConsultantView Bio

SPEAKER DETAILS

Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington

CEO & Founder of RHED Pixel, Inc.

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

Eran Stern

Motion Graphics Artist, SternFX

Eran has over two decades of experience in the Post-Production industry. Coming from the world of Graphics as a commercial artist and a TV Post-Production designer combined with great passion for teaching, Eran has taken upon himself to “Spread the Word” of his expertise on Motion Design. He’s a recognized Adobe expert trainer and one of the most desirable speakers in demand and as such he is the author of the most watched video tutorials and training series for Lynda.com, Adobe and other top productions and software development companies.
Simultaneously, in 2007, Eran founded SternFX. Eran regularly gives talks at local and international conferences like NAB Show, After Effects World and Premiere Pro World. He is part of the creative team at Future Media Concepts as a Program Manager for Adobe Video World and one of their top speakers. Besides SternFX, Eran is also the head of the Motion Graphics department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. Prior to that, he was one of the leading mentors in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.


Luisa Winters

Luisa Winters

Adobe/Apple Certified Trainer
Video Trainers, Freelance

Luisa Winters is an internationally celebrated instructor, presenter, and musician. An accomplished videographer, editor, 3D animator and graphics designer, she has created and edited scores of broadcast video and web projects for corporate, government, educational, commercial and private clients.
An accomplished violinist at the age of 13, Luisa was a full-time member of the National Symphony Orchestra in the Dominican Republic. While attending the legendary Peabody Conservatory (in Baltimore, MD), Luisa learned from master musicians: Henryk Szeryng, Berl Senofski, Aarond Rosand, Charles Libove, and Leon Fleisher, among others.
Expressing her art in digital form, Luisa became an editor and motion graphics artist in 1985, and has been performing both arts full-time since that point on. Luisa was the Adobe Premiere Pro Technical Chair for the Post-Production Conference at the 2008 NAB convention in Las Vegas.
Luisa is the author of Total Training for Adobe After Effects CS4 – Essentials (DVD), Absolute Training Premiere Pro Essentials (DVD), Adobe Premiere for Videographers (DVD) and Scores of magazine articles on Adobe Production Premium techniques (in English and Spanish).


Robbie Carman

Robbie Carman, C.S.I.

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

Gary Adcock

Principal Information Architect

In the film and television industry, few people exemplify advances in the technological landscape for digital cinema more than Gary Adcock. Gary’s knowledge of advanced Camera Technology, Image Acquisition and OnSet Data Workflow is regarded as one of the single most knowledgeable resources in Media and Entertainment. His understanding of OnSet and Production technologies and their relationships to Post Production has been a guide to the evolving relationship between acquisition, edit and delivery. From Gary’s jump into High Definition post production (1999), Demo of a laptop based Uncompressed HD edit system (2004), Tapeless camera acquisition (2005), Digital Recorders as a replacement for Tape (2008), Workflow for Arri’s Alexa Camera (2010), and his latest focus is on the advancement of Thunderbolt technology it’s various workflow opportunities (2011).
Gary is also one of the authors and the tech editor of the Data Handling Procedures and Best Practices guide used by IATSE Local 600 (Cinematographer’s Guild) as part of an ongoing education initiative in the film and television industry. This helped define him as influencer across the industry. As Tech Chair of the Director of Photography Conference track held during NAB Las Vegas since 2007, Gary has help educate thousands of current and aspiring industry professionals.
His client list includes: Adobe, AJA Video, Apple, Arri, Autodesk, Sony, Panasonic and JVC. Media outlets include CNN, MSNBC, Discovery Networks, MTV, WGBH (Antiques Roadshow), FOX, National Geographic Inc. and Nat Geo’s Networks worldwide. Commercial clients include such brands as McDonalds, Taco Bell, HBO, MLB, NASA, Citibank, NBA Entertainment and NFL Films. Recent Production work also includes: Sirens (2014} {D.I.T& Workflow), Divergent (2014) {2nd Unit Plates}, Transformers Dark Side of the Moon (2011) {plate unit}, Just Like a Women (2012) {Dailies colorist & Data}, NBC’s Playboy Club 2011 {OnSet LUT’s}
Gary is a regular contributor to Macworld Magazine, as well as long-term contributor on CreativeCow.net, Zacuto.com and as moderator and blogger at for Adobe specific resources at CreativeCloudUser.com and he can be followed on Twitter @garyadcock and on his blog (with a good bit of the Chicago food scene) at http://garyadcock.com


Jarle Leirpoll

Jarle Leirpoll

Premiere Pro Master Instructor Trainer

Jarle Leirpoll is a Premiere Pro Master Instructor Trainer and runs PremierePro.net, where he shares free Premiere Pro templates, presets and projects. He worked at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) for 14 years before starting his own company in 1996, making corporate movies and documentaries. He’s also writing books, doing Premiere and After Effects training and teaching media production at three universities.
Jarle has trained people at Disney, BBC, NRK, DR, Monster, Valve Media OY, Nordic Film & TV and many other broadcasters and media production companies. He has even trained Adobe’s own employees in Premiere Pro! He is also an official Test Pilot for Premiere Pro, and has written a book on advanced editing techniques named The Cool Stuff in Premiere Pro.


Steve Martin

Steve Martin

Ripple Training

Steve Martin is the creative force behind Ripple Training and has been using and teaching Final Cut Pro since 1999. Since Final Cut Pro’s introduction, he has introduced thousands of people to Final Cut Pro through his classes, workshops and training products. He is the co-host of MacBreak Studio; a weekly web show focusing on Final Cut Pro post production and has consulted and/or trained for Apple, Disney, Hulu, Canon and other companies.


Nick Harauz

Nick Harauz

Certified Trainer & Producer | Future Media Concepts

Nick Harauz is a certified Adobe, Apple and Avid Trainer. He has an uncanny ability to engage his students and create a level of relatedness that keeps them coming back for more. Since 2002, Nick also works with domestic and international brands offering video production and motion graphic services. He has worked with clients such as Proctor and Gamble, Diageo, Virgin Mobile, Nando’s and Blackberry.
In 2011, Nick co-edited a feature documentary entitled “My Father and the Man in Black”. The untold story of bad boy Johnny Cash, his talented but troubled manager, Saul Holiff, and a son searching for his father in the shadow of a legend.
Currently, Nick is working on his first feature film entitled ‘Lost and Found’ When he is not teaching, traveling or creating video content, this half Ukrainian, half Trinidadian can be found playing tennis.


Kelley Slagle

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

Francis Torres

Editor | RHED Pixel

Francis Torres is an avid 360 VR photographer, drone pilot, and videographer with five plus years of video editing experience. He is an FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot and a Google Trusted photographer. His work has been featured on TV shows such as “Waterfront House Hunting” and Outdoors Maryland” and 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 small one-manned production company called FT Visuals that specializes in 360 VR photography, aerial video/photography, and video production.


Patrick Inhofer

Patrick Inhofer

Founder | Fini.tv

Patrick Inhofer is a professional colorist and mentor with over 22 years experience in the New York City post-production community. He runs his own boutique color correction company, Fini.tv. He has graded short- and feature- length films, documentaries, television series, corporate videos and commercials. Some of his career highlights include color grading with acclaimed directors Barry Levinson and Bruce Sinofsky. Patrick has won numerous awards through-out his post-production career and is currently in discussions to develop an undergraduate color grading curriculum.
Patrick is also the Founder and Mentor of the professional color correction training website, TaoOfColor.com. Through that website he is training and mentoring hundreds of professional and aspiring colorists in the art and craft of color grading using a wide variety of software packages including: DaVinci Resolve, Apple Color, Colorista II, and Final Cut Pro 7. Patrick is also the Curator-in-Chief of Tao Of Color’s free weekly color grading email newsletter, The Tao Colorist.


Mark Fuccio

Mark Fuccio

Co-Founder and General Manager | Piqsure, Inc.

Mark has been involved with graphics workstations, storage and software for over 20 years. He joined startup storage vendor Drobo as employee #7 and defined their target markets and product roadmaps. Creative users and workflows in photography and video were key markets. For Drobo Mark launched over a dozen storage systems both direct attached storage using interfaces USB, Firewire, eSata, and Thunderbolt, and network storage systems supporting AFP, SMB, and iSCSI. This helped Drobo grow to $45M annual sales in 10 quarters.
As a consultant he has worked with storage startup companies and public companies vendors offering network attached storage (NAS), storage area network (SAN), private cloud hardware appliances, and purpose-built file system software. Storage clients include BlueArc, Connected Data Inc, Overland Storage, RHED Pixel, and VelStor Systems.
He has spoken at events like Creative Storage, GITEX, Macworld, Storage Visions, and numerous webinars and user groups. Mark is one of the co-hosts of EYE Chart Radio, a weekly podcast analyzing events in the Apple community. Starting in 2007, Mark pioneered using podcast advertising to engage with influencers in target markets to launch new companies and products. He has sponsored almost 100 different podcast shows and willing shares his experiences and lessons learned using this new advertising channel.


Ron Risman

Ron Risman

Timelapse Specialist | TimelapseWorkshops.com

Ron is a time lapse specialist and award-winning cinematographer. Throughout the year you can find Ron leading multi-day & night-sky timelapse photography workshops in some of our most beautiful national parks.
Ron’s time lapse work has appeared in television, commercials, and films for The Discovery Channel, HBO, Land Rover, KUED-TV, FOX News CT, WFTV Orlando, Berklee College of Music, iTTQ Japan, Liberty Mutual, Restoration Hardware, and more.


Doug Daulton

Doug Daulton

Writer and Producer

Doug is a writer/producer based in Spokane with twenty years of experience working in a variety of multimedia formats, including live and scripted IPTV. His work includes projects for Procter & Gamble, MGM Mirage, Salesforce, Google, and Youtube. His work as a visual storyteller has taken him around the world and has covered subjects at the highest levels of industry, entertainment and government.
Bokeh, Daulton’s first feature film, was selected for IFP’s Independent Film Lab, acquired by Screen Media Films, screened at the 2017 Santa Barbara Film Festival and enjoyed a theatrical run in the spring of 2017.
Currently, Daulton is developing two projects; a transmedia documentary about fighter pilots and a narrative feature from his original script.


Paul Murphy

Paul Murphy

Editor | Motion Graphics Designer

Paul is a film editor and motion graphics designer based in Brooklyn, New York. With over 15 years’ experience, he has worked on a wide range of projects, including feature films, documentaries, broadcast news, commercials and music videos, and is an expert user of Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition.
An early adopter of feature film editing with Premiere Pro, he edited his first feature documentary Red Obsession (narrated by Russell Crowe) using Adobe’s NLE back in 2011. The film went on to win the AACTA award (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) for Best Feature Documentary and screened at Berlin, Tribeca and Sydney Film Festivals, among others.
Paul is also an in demand trainer and presenter, and passionate about sharing his experiences and knowledge with others. You can find his Essential Training course on Audition, Adobe’s dedicated digital audio workstation, at Lynda.com, as well as many free tutorials about postproduction workflows on his website thepremierepro.com.


Yan Shvalb

Yan Shvalb

Trainer / Consultant

Yan Shvalb developed his skills in the digital arts through commercial work, teaching and consulting. He studied art at Brooklyn College and took to it so readily he was teaching graduate-level courses in 3D animation, compositing and non-linear editing while still an undergrad. Through an internship at Sony he learned to do high-end 3D animation and compositing on Avid, Flame and SoftImage systems. Shvalb learned DVD authoring at Crush, one of the first such facilities in the country; there, he worked on titles for Criterion, pioneer of the now standard “added features” on DVDs.
Shvalb moved to Michigan to run a DVD authoring facility at General TV Network, then to Florida to serve as chief technical officer and CIO at Inflight Online, where he earned patents in air-to-ground communications technologies and “crazy stuff for in-flight entertainment.” In 2001 he returned to New York to start his own company, VizualFX. He currently offers custom training, contract video services, DVD authoring and consulting for workflow design and other production and post-production processes. You can also find him teaching at NYU or speaking events like NAB, Siggraph and Macworld.