DINFOS instructor encourages producers to get creative with ideas and tools
The broadcast journalist will headline Government Video Expo on Nov. 28
Director/VFX supervisor Mark Lambert will be featured at Government Video Expo
The 2017 Government Video Expo & National Drone Show was held Nov. 28-30, with the first day (Nov. 28) set aside exclusively for the DC Post Production Conference.
Social media has changed how communications professionals operate in all spheres and the new platforms offer their own challenges and opportunities for those working for the federal government.
While the Government Video Expo & National Drone Show is ostensibly the place government entities from federal to local levels attend to seek technologies and information to help them do more with audio and video, the show also taps attendees of all sizes from the metro Washington, D.C., region and beyond.
Virtual reality has been around for a while, but between its association with video games and how goofy people can look wearing a headset and reacting to something only they can see, people pegged it as a niche technology.
It was harder than it looks to create the most-watched video in the history of the National Park Service—currently with more than 1.6 million views—Mathew John, the audiovisual production specialist for the National Park Service, told the 2017 Government Video Expo crowd.
Six films that demonstrate creative potential for aerial cinematography will be on display at 2017 DC Drone Film Festival, held November 29-30 at National Drone Show.
The 2016 Government Video Expo & National Drone Show was held Dec. 6-8, with the first day (Dec. 6) set aside exclusively for the DC Post Production Conference, a series of training in various video specialties.
Drone technology “has moved forward so quickly that what used to be considered toys are now tools,” said Lisa Ellman, a partner in the law firm of Hogan Lovells, and recognized as one of the "world's foremost authorities on drones and law."
The second and last day of the Government Video Expo & National Drone Show saw attendees return to the hall for a slate of presentations, product demos and the Expo’s highly anticipated free raffle.
By 2030, NASA wants films like “The Martian” to not be science fiction, but science fact (though probably without leaving Matt Damon stranded).
Uses for technology are much wider than the consumer related products making headlines.
The military has for a while been the primary users of UAVs, but now that the technology has trickled down into the commercial sector it's only a matter of time until law enforcement and emergency response personnel begin to implement them.