Tad Scripter, Engineer in Charge for the Academy Awards®, to Keynote Createasphere's Digital Asset Management Conference

Jan 28, 2013, 13:41 ET from Createasphere

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Createasphere, the leading community builder uniting business leaders, asset managers, emerging technology providers and thought leaders working in entertainment and media, is pleased to announce Tad Scripter, Engineer in Charge for the Academy Awards broadcast, as its keynote speaker on Day Two of its Digital Asset Management Conference, February 28, 2013, in Beverly Hills.

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Scripter has been an engineering manager in live entertainment television for over 30 years, working with producers and production facilities to originate both live and taped event and episodic television. He has served for more than 15 years as the Engineer In Charge for the live worldwide telecast of the Academy Awards® for the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences. A groundbreaking engineering project manager, he has worked closely with manufacturers and software writers to develop and implement novel approaches to production methods including the current industry challenge of finding efficient and cost-effective solutions to multi camera, file based acquisition.

Scripter will discuss the challenges of producing one of the biggest and most complex live events on television and outline the tools and methods he uses to make it run efficiently. He will describe how he and his team orchestrate the capture of live content for delivery to multiple platforms. He'll also cover how the assets are archived for future use and preservation.

"We're excited to have Tad as a keynoter for the conference," said Mary Yurkovic, Createasphere's Manager of Digital Asset Management Events. "His insights on working with so many different types of assets will be of great benefit to our attendees."

Other conference sessions include "Seven Habits of a Highly Effective MAM," presented by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s Wesley Simpson; "DAM in Production" with Disney ABC Television Group's Greg Phillips; and "Leveraging the Digital Experience to Extend Your Brand" with Guitar Center's Andrea Zwerdling, Milner Butcher Media Group's Greg Davis and PR Newswire's Kevin Wilk.

For additional information and registration, visit www.createasphere.com/damla or call
(818) 842-6611.

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Createasphere was founded in 2001, and over the past decade has grown into a global company that in 2011 produced 17 events over three continents as well as five websites. Createasphere became part of Diversified Business Communications in 2008, and now drives their entertainment, media, technology strategies and properties division. Currently, Createasphere produces the Entertainment Technology Expos in Los Angeles; the Digital Asset Management Conference in New York and Los Angeles; The DAMMY Awards in New York; the Post Production Master Classes in New York and Los Angeles, the Digital Process Workflow Lab and the online news and content portals ProVideoCoalition.com, DamCoalition.com, TransmediaCoalition.com and ProPhotoCoalition.com.

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