The Cloud and High Performance Computing Enables Modern Workflows and High Resolution Virtual Reality 360-Degree Video

By Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates This piece explores insights on digital storage for media and entertainment applications based largely on the 2020 SMPTE Technical Conference.  This includes looking at increasing use of cloud storage and other services for media and entertainment applications as well as VR/AR content including 360 degree and volumetric imaging  Growth of the […]

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Film Students Form Longshot Collective as a Response to Covid-19

The Longshot Collective, a group of film students are embracing the new normal. As a result of COVID’s impact on their universities, they opted to take the fall semester off and form a collective to shoot a film instead. The group consists of eight students (all seniors) from three top US film schools: Wesleyan University, NYU Tisch and USC.  Their original […]

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Filmmaker & US Navy Veteran, Johann Balbuena is Changing the Narrative on What it Means to be Black in the Cannabis Industry

Johann Balbuena is a bi-lingual, LGBT Dominican filmmaker. Her new film, Dancing With The Devil, is centered around the manic depressive protagonist Lily, who recently got control of her mental health, when she finds herself dabbling with the ghost of her pre-recovery identity upon meeting Will, a US Navy Veteran. Johann is a Cannavist, Navy Veteran, Executive Producer, and Cannabis Licensing Consultant powerhouse […]

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