Sponsors

For 30 years, Dell has played a critical role in transforming the computing industry, making advanced technology more accessible and affordable to people and organizations around the globe. Simply put, we give our customers the power to do more. We have held true to this guiding principle since our founding. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to challenge the status quo to find new ways to make IT work better. Today, our strongest-ever product and services portfolio and capabilities address the full range of technology requirements – all to deliver comprehensive solutions with best value, ease of use and flexibility.

NVIDIA’S INVENTION OF THE GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world.

Future Media Conferences, LLC is a leading producer of education-rich conferences, many of which take place at today’s leading electronic entertainment trade shows. Some of our events include Editors Retreat, After Effects World, DelliVR conference, Keyframes Conference and Post|Production World at NAB Show in Las Vegas, New York and Shanghai. For a complete list of FMC’s conferences, click here.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 18-22, 2020, in Las Vegas is the world’s largest convention encompassing media, entertainment and technology. With more than 90,000 attendees from 160 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and fuel the digital storytelling economy. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

Platinum Sponsor

MotionVFX is the leading creator of templates and plugins for FCP X & Apple Motion. As a trusted partner of Apple, MotionVFX is currently the leading creators of resources for Motion and Final Cut Pro. Their repetiore of top-quality tools and plug-ins caters to all video editors and motion designers who use FCP X as their preferred platform for content creation.

TSMA Consulting is recognized globally as the premier social media management and growth firm in the tech and entertainment industries. Data-driven with a heart: TSMA prides itself in creating a proactive, digital strategy founded in data and audience analytics—through a human lens. You don’t have to love social media, we love it enough for the both of us.

Creativity is in our DNA. Our game-changing innovations are redefining the possibilities of digital experiences. We connect content and data and introduce new technologies that democratize creativity, shape the next generation of storytelling, and inspire entirely new categories of business.

Maxon is a leading developer of 3D software for the creative industries, best known for its flagship 3D modeling, painting, rendering, and animation software, Cinema 4D. Today, users across the world rely on Cinema 4D to create cutting-edge 3D motion graphics, architectural and product visualizations, video game graphics, illustrations, and much more. Now in its 21st release, Cinema 4D has always been known for powerful features, rock-solid stability, ease of use and fast workflow.

Maxon’s client list includes ABC, Blizzard Entertainment, BMW, Sky, CNN, Fox, ITV Creative, MPC (Moving Picture Company), NBC, NFL Network, VDO, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Walt Disney Company, Turner Broadcasting, Vitra, and many more.

Gold Sponsor

Blackmagic has grown rapidly to become one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology. And that’s because our philosophy is refreshing and simple – to help true creativity blossom.

Blackmagic Design’s founders have had a long history in post-production editing and engineering. With extensive experiences in high-end telecine, film, and post, harnessed with a real passion for perfection, Blackmagic set out to change the industry forever.

A company dedicated to quality and stability and focusing on where it’s needed most; Blackmagic has created some of the most talked-about products in the industry. World-famous for their unbeatable codecs, Blackmagic envisioned truly affordable high-end quality editing workstations built upon Blackmagic software and hardware.

Other World Computing (OWC) is committed to constant innovation, exemplary customer service, and American design. For more than 30 Years, OWC has had a simple goal. To create innovative DIY solutions to give their clients the most from their technology.

Beginning with 100% compatible memory upgrades, reliably exceeding Apple’s maximum RAM specs, OWC’s product offering has grown to encompass the entire spectrum of upgrade and expansion possibilities, all with a focus on easy, DIY setup and installation.

OWC’s dedication to excellence and sustainable innovation extends beyond their day-to-day business and into the community. They strive for zero waste, both environmentally and strategically. Their outlook is to the long term, and in everything OWC does, they look for simplicity in action and sustainability in practice. For OWC, it’s as much about building exceptional relationships, as it is about building exceptional products.

Silver Sponsor

Founded in Australia by visual effects veteran Roger Bolton, CoreMelt is the go-to destination for and final cut pro x plugins and effects sold at affordable prices. In doing so, we hope to improve productivity and workflow for video editors while at the same time guaranteeing that the best and most creative projects can be created easily at the tip of your fingers. Coremelt products focus on Final Cut Pro X plugins to maximize FCP X user workflows and the quality of their content.

NanLite offers the ultimate range of LED Solutions which includes monolights, panels, fresnels, tubes, wands, ring lights and accessories. For anyone working and creating in the video, photo, beauty or content creation communities, NanLite offers a range of products and accessories to expand their creative potential.

Since their foundation in 2014, Saramonic USA has established a solid reputation as a manufacturer of innovative, yet cost effective design, that combines great quality with great pricing. Specializing in providing high-quality audio gear for professionals and consumers alike is their goal. Saramonic is known for its innovation, quality and value, with a broad range of microphones and audio adaptors for DSLR, Mirrorless and Video Cameras, as well as unique, powerful microphones and audio tools for use with smartphones, tablets, and other devices.

Since 1985, Apogee has produced innovative, award-winning technology that powers many of the world’s most respected studios. Products like Symphony I/O Mk II, Duet, Quartet, HypeMiC, Jam+ and more and have been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY® and OSCAR® winning performances by today’s biggest artists.


Raffle Prize Sponsor

Divergent Media is an independent software company focused on providing flexible tools for monitoring, quality assurance, and acquisition for the video production industry. 

At Boris FX, their single overriding purpose is to make you and your work look amazing.

ContinuumSapphire, and Mocha are their special effects software tools, used to create the highest quality, most stunning visual effects available today. Without a doubt, you’ve seen BorisFX software at work in the biggest summer blockbuster movies, the hottest TV shows, the most shared online video clips, the nightly broadcast news… basically everywhere!

They created VFX plug-ins that support the most popular applications in all of post-production. They work directly inside of Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Autodesk Flame, AVID Media Composer, Blackmagic Fusion, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, Apple’s Final Cut Pro X, The Foundry’s NUKE, Sony Catalyst, Magix Vegas Pro, and many more.

Dataclay focuses on the integration of Big Data into media production workflows. Our flagship product, Templater, is a plugin for Adobe® After Effects® that feeds Google Sheets, API data, or local files directly into After Effect composition layers to create customized video dynamically. Templater can be implemented in both on-premise and cloud configurations, and can serve as both a standalone post production solution or a platform driving automated video creation for an app or website.  

School of Motion is an online motion design school with courses designed to equip you with the skills you need to achieve your career goals in a custom-built training environment. Learn After Effects, Cinema 4D, animation, and design from professional Motion Graphic Artists with courses from School of Motion. 

Not long ago, artists were limited in their choice of VFX elements because high-quality assets that met the standards of professional work were scarce. ActionVFX believed there was a better way, so they got to work. Their mission?

To build the undisputed best and largest library of VFX assets in the world.

Since ActionVFX launched in June 2016, every shoot they’ve done, every product they’ve released, and every choice they’ve made have been to achieve this one goal.

Crumplepop offers high-quality Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro plugins and effects for video editors. Many companies currently use Crumplepop to enhance their editing workflows including BBC, CBS, MTV and more. 

Supporting Partner

IABM (www.theiabm.org) is the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology. IABM facilitates the important networking and interaction between suppliers that shape and define the unique ecosystem of the broadcast and media technology industry. IABM supports member companies with a comprehensive range of services across market intelligence, training, technology, exhibitions and best practices – all designed to help them do better business. We hold the interests of member companies as paramount, and strive to provide strong guidance and support at every level in all geographies.

We understand that in today’s rapidly changing media landscape, our members have never had a greater need for timely, relevant and effective advice and support. IABM’s mission is to be an ever more powerful beacon that is highly responsive to all our members’ needs in a timely fashion, helping them to prosper and navigate change successfully.

ThinkTAPLearn aims to unite creative professionals, aspirational learners, and leading manufacturers in a community that educates and inspires its members through the power of creativity.

Creative COW is a peer-to-peer support community in the film and broadcast industry. It provides online support discussion forums spanning across digital video, video editing, media production, motion graphics, visual effects, and film. They also share video tutorials as well as podcasts.

From their humble beginnings to over 80 team members strong, Aberdeen has branched out from being just a captioning company to much more—providing not only closed captioning services, but language services, as well as custom video transcoding and digital file distribution services.