LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To better prepare creative and technology professionals for the
fast-evolving entertainment and media marketplace, the Advanced Imaging
Society today announced its 2019 executive committee and board of
Elected Chairman was Buzz Hays, Global Lead, Entertainment Industry
Solutions for Google Cloud. Serving as Vice Chairs will be Mike DeValue,
Director, Technology Standards and Strategy, The Walt Disney Studios;
Wim Buyens, CEO at Cinionic Barco; David Ward, CTO of Engineering and
Chief Architect, Cisco; Gary Radburn, Director of Commercial VR and AR,
Dell; and Tom Cosgrove, CEO of Cosgrove Media.
“Not since the introduction of sound in 1927 has Hollywood faced a more
disruptive and transformational year than we will see in 2019,” said AIS
president Jim Chabin. “The society was formed for times like these, to
strategically connect creative professionals with their technology
counterparts. Our 2019 leadership certainly reflects that dynamic and
transformational partnership,” he added.
Executive committee members include Christina Lee Storm, VP of Business
Affairs and DreamWorks Animation Studios; Barbara Marshall, Global
Segment Manager, HP; Zeda Stone, Chief Innovation Officer, RYOT; Paul T.
Kim, Director of Business Strategy and Operations, Samsung VR; Jim
Mainard, President, Connected Travel; John Moon, Managing Director
Strategic Partnerships, Honda Innovations; Pat Dunn of Dunn, Pariser and
Peyrot CPA; and Jim Chabin, CEO, The Advanced Imaging Society.
Governors include Celine Tricart, Founder, Lucid Dreams Productions;
David McIntyre, SVP Corporate Strategy, DTS Xperi; Greg Gewickey, VP
Emerging Media, Warner Bros.; Jake Zim, SVP, VR, Sony Pictures
Entertainment; Marcie Jastrow, SVP Immersive Media, Technicolor; Ron
Geller, VP Worldwide Content Relations, Dolby; Corey Turner, SVP, Post
Production at Paramount; Jason Brenek, CEO, MetaMedia; Michael Scogin,
VP, Strategic Partnerships, NBC Entertainment; Rick Champagne, Global
Industry Strategy and Marketing, Media and Entertainment, NVIDIA; Ramy
Katrib, CEO, Digital Film Tree; Sean Lee, Product Evangelist,
OpenDrives; Aaron Parry, CCO, Deluxe StereoD and Demian Lichtenstein,
CEO, Futurism Entertainment.
The Advanced Imaging Society will present its annual “On The Lot”
conference December 12-14th at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, The
Microsoft Metastage at Culver Studios and the new Google Offices in
Playa Vista. Ticket are available at www.onthelot2018.com.
The Society’s Annual Technology Awards will be held Dec. 13th at the
Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The organization’s annual Lumiere Awards
for best motion picture, TV, VR, AR and XR content will be presented
Member companies include Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Google
Cloud, Warner Bros., Marvel, Sony Pictures Entertainment, NBC
Entertainment, Fox, Cisco, Dell, Honda, RYOT, Deluxe StereoD, Dolby
Labs, Cinionic/ Barco, DTS Xperi, NVIDIA, HP, DreamWorks Animation
Studios, Digital Film Tree, Pixar Animation Studios, Mach1, Samsung VR,
Secret Location, Futurism Entertainment, AR Wall, OpenDrives, Global 3D
Holdings, and Raj Rays 3D, India.