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Cool IAWTV/YouTube Panel, This Wednesday (New York): Lights, Camera, Action! Emerging Technologies and How They Will Affect Our Space

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The IAWTV is continuing our monthly panel discussions with YouTube on April 25 (NYC).  This month’s subject will be “Lights, Camera, Action! Emerging Technologies and How They Will Affect Our Space.”  This panel will introduce you to some professional DPs and gear rental experts who will discuss and recommend pieces of equipment for your productions. They will especially inform attendees about the best valued camera gear that is within your budget.


Google Office

Conference Room will be sent to attendees

AFTERPARTY: Gaslight Lounge in New York

Date:     April 25 for New York

Time:     7 – 9 PM New York


New York:

Michael Getto:

Michael Getto is the Festival Director at the New York Television Festival where he oversees operations, digital activation and creative brand strategy for the company, now in its eighth year. In addition to new business development and the execution – both legal and technical – of Festival development initiatives, Michael facilitates the delivery of Festival content for all NYTVF industry partners as well as the physical screening requirements associated with the annual event, which in total includes over 500 selections in the last seven years. Prior to joining the New York Television Festival, Michael worked for a number of leading film, music and comedy festivals across the country including the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, AFI Fest, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, and the Tribeca Film Festival.

Kelly Mena:

Kelly Mena is a New York City based filmmaker with experience in both documentary and narrative films. Currently, she is a Video Pro User in B&H Photo’s marketing department and has just finished working on the production and execution of their largest trade show, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). She has several years of experience as a videographer and editor, specializing in high-end weddings. Kelly managed a top New York event studio before breaking out on her own as a freelancer. With a background in film production and a degree in psychology, her approach to filming and editing video content and weddings is focused on bringing together a visually appealing piece with an equally completing story.

Dutch Doscher:

Dutch Doscher is a Freelance Director of after school specials, music videos and short films, For clients including Deloitte, Pfizer, National Geographic, HCCS, Sunburst and Prentice Hall.

Dutch Doscher began his career as a Casting Director for industrials, commercials and after school specials, expanding to music videos and short films.. After years of casting, one of the educational producers was impressed with Dutch’s ability to get the best performance from young actors. She decided to give him a chance to direct. He has given first acting jobs to some of the biggest young stars in the business like Frankie Munez (Malcolm In The Middle) Katrina Bowden (30 Rock) Scott Terra (Daredevil) and Lady Gaga (Pop Star), just to name a few.

Andrew Osborne:

Andrew NamChul Osborne is a freelance filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York with extensive production experience, ranging from feature films to web based content.

Andrew earned a BFA in film production from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) with a concentration in directing and editing. In 2009, Andrew was a producer on the feature film “Toe to Toe” that premiered in competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was theatrically released by Strand Releasing in 2010. Andrew continues to freelance as a director, cinematographer, producer and editor for Pureland Picutres, Inc., a Brooklyn based film and commercial production company founded in 1999 by award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt.

Andrew is the producer and videographer of Capture Your Flag, a web based interview series interviewing a set of up and coming leaders annually, charting their development over time so viewers may find relatable stories to gain insight into how aspirational careers actually develop. Interviews are segmented by theme and question, creating knowledge rich and thematic driven video learning experiences used by millions worldwide. In just under three years, Andrew has produced over 2,000 videos for Capture Your Flag.

Daniel Gurzi:

Daniel Gurzi is currently Director of Digital Cinema at Adorama Rental Company. He is responsible for understanding current and developing technologies to properly plan equipment inventory for Adorama Rentals. After graduating in 2005 with a degree in Film and Digital Media for UCSC in California, Daniel began working in camera rental departments while freelancing to gain both on set equipment experience along with pre-production planning and budgeting. Daniel has negotiated deals for full length feature films, long form TV Series, documentaries and Commercials shooting on everything from 35mm & 16mm Film to 35mm Digital Cinema, 3D, 2/3″ broadcast and DSLR camera systems.

J. Sibley Law (moderator)

J. Sibley Law, who goes by “Sib”, is the creator of a dozen online television series ranging from cooking shows to animation series to political spoofs to comedy. One of the first YouTube Partners (ever), he is currently launching two networks (TangoDango and Ziz). He is an Official Honoree of the Webby Awards and regularly creates commercials for broadcast (seen on ESPN, etc.). Additionally, he co-founded the NYC Web Series Writers Group for the IAWTV. His book, Streaming Media Delivery in Higher Education is available on IGI Global. His articles about the online video industry can be read on his blog ( and on other industry publications. He is a co-founder of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival (CT) and was its executive producer from 2005-2010. In addition to all this, he recently joined the web television dream team creating a television pilot called: Drifter (

Written by @SibLaw_Official

April 23, 2012 at 3:42 pm

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