National TeleConsultants to Chair Session on IT-based Production Systems

Information technology (IT) integration is impacting the television industry with unprecedented efficiencies for content-creation workflow, management, and delivery.
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Information technology (IT) integration is impacting the television industry with unprecedented efficiencies for content-creation workflow, management, and delivery. National TeleConsultants (NTC) Managing Partner Chuck Phelan will chair the expert technical papers session, “IT-Based Production Systems,” Sunday, Sept. 9, as part of Content Production Theme Day at IBC2007.

“This session will examine the accelerating uptake of file-based and IT-based tools from several points of view,” said Phelan. “Expert users and solutions providers will address different aspects of IT integration in producing program content.”

Presenters and topics will include Bill Hudson, director of business and market development for Apple Computer Professional Applications (“Building IT Infrastructures for Modern Content Production and Distribution”); Hroar Pettersen, project manager of NRK Programme Bank Project (“Handling the Transition to an All-File-Based Workflow at NRK”); John Footen, vice president of NTC (“Service Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management, and Web Services in Professional Media Systems”); and Clyde D. Smith, senior vice president of global broadcast technology and standards for Turner Broadcasting System (“An MXF Automated Processes System for Television Operations”).