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Wed, June 7, 2023 at 9 AM PDT

Post-Production Virtual Event

Join us for a live virtual event featuring expert speakers, networking opportunities, and product demonstrations. Registrants will gain access to  exclusive content.


Time & Location

June 7, 9:00 AM PDT
This event will be hosted on Zoom. Once you register, we will email you the details to join the event.

About the event

This virtual event will be all about Post-Production. Our featured speakers will discuss a variety of topics through 45-minute presentations. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A, where we'll source questions from the event chat. As always, the Videomaker team will answer questions in the chat.


9:00 AM PDT

Cloud-based Virtual Post-production for Remote Teams

Danny Hollingsworth, Business Development Manager, Cloud and SaaS Practice, Avid

Jonathan Gryckiewicz, Senior Principal Product Manager — Cloud Solutions, Avid

Empower your team with a cloud-based post-production solution that can be deployed and scaled on demand. Avid | Edit On Demand provides a full SaaS-based virtual post-production environment in the cloud — complete with cloud-optimized Media Composer software and Avid NEXIS storage. It's easy to ramp up projects at a moment’s notice. No cloud expertise is necessary. With simple weekly or monthly subscriptions, collaborate from anywhere in a fully-configured secure environment without any overages or hidden fees. And without spending time and money on expensive production hardware, overhead, integration, training, security monitoring or protection.


With the new Works with Avid On Demand program, you can expand your workflow capabilities by adding your favorite 3rd party-enabled solutions to the Avid | Edit On Demand environment. And the latest addition to Avid | Edit On Demand lets you streamline your workflow by storing assets on cost-effective integrated Avid NEXIS | Cloud Nearline Storage for non-real-time assets at significant savings compared to online storage. Store camera originals, content libraries, stock footage, parked projects or other assets directly into your Edit On Demand environment at a fraction of the cost.

10:00 AM PDT

Leveling up with team-based storage and asset management

Skip Levens, Marketing Director, Media and Entertainment, Quantum

Demand for video production is skyrocketing, and the competition has never been fiercer. As your business expands with more projects, simultaneous projects in progress and an increasing catalog of completed projects that clients want to update, it’s evident that you need a storage and asset management solution tailored to your requirements. But what should you look for in such a system? Skip Levens of Quantum will guide you through an example storage and asset management system, demonstrating how your growing team and business can utilize this solution effectively.

In this solution overview, we’ll examine key concepts such as local and remote shared storage, editing workflows, asset and production management examples and other factors to consider when organizing your content. We’ll also discuss strategies for speeding up project completion and protecting assets for economical and efficient reuse. By understanding and implementing these concepts, you can ensure your video production company stays ahead of the competition and continues to grow successfully.

Sponsored by:
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By registering for this event, you are acknowledging that your contact information is to be shared with the event sponsors, who may contact you for marketing purposes.

Meet our Featured Speakers
Skip Levens
Marketing Director, Media and Entertainment, Quantum

Jonathan Gryckiewicz

Senior Principal Product Manager — Cloud Solutions, Avid

As Senior Principal Product Manager | Cloud Solutions, Jonathan is responsible for Avid | Edit On Demand and associated offerings. With Avid since 2007, he has held various roles in Customer Care and Product Management. Jonathan holds a BM in Sound Recording Technology and an MS in Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship. At work, he is passionate about exploring the opportunities that new technologies bring to the media industry. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking and time with his family and pets. Jonathan is based out of Avid HQ in Burlington, MA.

Danny Hollingsworth

Business Development Manager, Cloud & SaaS Practice, Avid

Working as Business Development Manager, Cloud & SaaS Practice, Danny is a driving force behind Avid’s SaaS offerings, including Avid | Edit On Demand. He brings a keen perspective on customer challenges and needs based on his previous roles as a Solutions Specialist and PreSales Manager during his nine-year tenure at Avid. Danny first became familiar with Avid while studying at Middlesex University in London. He also gained post-graduate experience in Newsroom and Post-Production Management and lecture courses in TV Production — Technical Arts at Middlesex. Danny enjoys spending time with his family and keeping up with film, music, games and technology in his free time.


Skip Levens is a long-time champion of building smart, collaborative creative content workflows–from asset management and editing to content library storage and protection both on-site and in the cloud. As Quantum’s Marketing Director for Media and Entertainment, Skip helps drive engagement and content for Quantum StorNext, Quantum Myriad and Quantum CatDV platforms used by the world’s largest content creators and producers. Prior to Quantum, Skip helped found two storage companies specializing in high-performance storage workflows for the media and entertainment industry and holds a patent in storage system design.

11:00 AM PDT

Get to Final Cut faster: Supercharge post-production efficiency with Sony Ci
Michael Potts, Sr. Director, Customer Success & Services, Sony Ci

Are you tired of waiting for hard drives, deciphering confusing emails with timecodes, then waiting (again) for feedback? How many separate solutions do you use to gather, store, collaborate and share your files today? Join Sony's Michael Potts for a virtual session, " Get to Final Cut Faster: Supercharge Post-Production Efficiency with Ci Media Cloud," to discover how Sony Ci simplifies and accelerates media processes for video editors. From camera-to-cloud integrations, lightning-fast file transfers and automatic transcoding to real-time collaboration and secure sharing, Sony Ci empowers you to streamline workflows and unleash your creativity. Don't miss out on this opportunity to boost your post-production efficiency. Register now and unlock the true potential of Sony Ci Media Cloud!

Michael Potts
Sr. Director, Customer Success & Services, Sony Ci
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Michael Potts is a technology executive with extensive experience over the past 30 years in professional services, web application development, digital media, software, enterprise content management and customer support. Currently, he serves as the senior director of Customer Success & Services at Sony Media Cloud Services. With over a decade at Sony, Michael oversees customer success and ensures reliable implementation and onboarding of Sony's Ci solutions to customers worldwide. Previously, he held key roles at SDL Language Weaver, ARTISTdirect, InterTube Technologies and Vignette, where he demonstrated his leadership and technical expertise. Michael has a master's degree in international affairs from the American University School of International Service and a bachelor's degree in international studies. With his broad knowledge and extensive experience, Michael excels in providing exceptional customer service and driving successful technology implementation.

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