Cofounder and President of Lumberjack System, Inc
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Philip Hodgetts is a technologist, industry pundit, future caster and a podcasting veteran.
With an early background in production, writing, directing and editing, Philip Hodgetts is now a technologist and commentator on the ever-changing digital landscape. He has a sound record of recognizing technology changes and moving to take advantage. Over his career he has recognized and championed evolving technologies, from his early infatuation with non-linear editing, through Blue/Green Screen, Drone camera platforms to his current focus on the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to the production and entertainment industries.
As a podcaster from the formation of the specification, his weekly show “Creative Planet’s Digital Production BuZZ”became a reference point for Digital Production, Post Production, and Distribution technology and business and followed on the five years of success as co-host and managing editor of DV Guys.
With more than 40 years experience in production and post-production – over half in the digital world – he is a recognized authority on the changing nature of the digital landscape and has an enviable record of accurately predicting the implication of changing technology.
He is co-founder and President of Intelligent Assistance – a specialist in XML-based workflows – and Lumberjack System – a suite of logging and pre-editing tools to free editors to have more creative time.
His deep dive into Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and production (and ongoing writing) – Becoming an Amplified Creative – is a reference point for the evolving influence of these technologies across the production spectrum.