Ethan Phillips - The Role of DIT
Digital Imagining Technician
Ethan is a Senior Digital Imagining Technician for film and television productions. With thirty years of experience, Ethan has contributed to globally-familiar titles such as The Mentalist, Weeds, Desperate Housewives, X-Men and Titanic.
He has a twenty-year history in lighting and electrics with a further ten in cinematography and is established with the visual effects industry. Ethan is mentor to many successful DITs, a reputation that can only emphasize the importance of digital color technology and encourage others to value its place within the film and television industries.
Gail Moody - Business Tips to Keep Your Production Company 'in-Business'
Gail is co-partner of Kelly/Mooney Productions, a visual communications company based in the NYC metro area. Gail has over 30 years of experience, shooting for international magazines, major corporations, and institutions. Her clients have included: National Geographic, Smithsonian, Travel & Leisure, and American Express.
A lifelong storyteller, Gail began her career as a photographer and in 1999. Began producing and shooting video projects. Since then, her company has become fully integrated with motion. Gail has produced three short documentaries and her first feature length documentary, 'Opening Our Eyes' is currently screening at film festivals around the world.
Russ Walker - Production Process Management
EVP - The Americas
CEITON Technologies Inc.
Russ Walker has 30+ years of experience in the Media and Entertainment Business. His credentials include his current position as EVP for CEITON technologies Inc., 14 years as National Director, Production and Post Systems for Panasonic Broadcast, 11 years as President of Hoffman Video Systems, a leading systems integrator serving the
broadcast and post production markets in Southern California and 5 years as Regional Manager for Sony Professional Communications Company. Russ is a past Board Member for the Hollywood Post Alliance and past Board Member for the Production Equipment Rental Association. Russ is married to his wife Pam for 35 years and has 1 son.