Ted Schilowitz

Futurist 20th Century Fox/CCO Barco Escape

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist 20th Century Fox/CCO Barco Escape

Biography

Ted was founding member, first employee, and integral part of the product development team at RED Digital Cinema, that has made a significant impact on the Motion Picture Industry, with many of the worlds biggest movies now being shot with these ultra high resolution digital movie cameras.

Ted currently spends his time in 2 blended worlds; a major Hollywood movie studio and a major technology company in the Digital Cinema projection world.

He has a studio deal at 20th Century Fox as their Futurist, working directly with senior leadership at the studio on the constantly evolving art and science of advanced motion picture creation. He advises and creates strategy on future technology and vision of cinema for the next generation of movie entertainment, exploring the emerging entertainment fields of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Immersive Cinema for the movie studio.

He has a unique role as Chief Creative officer at Barco, the worlds marketshare leader in Digital Cinema projection, spearheading a project that is focused on the future of the cinema experience. Initial successes with the Barco Escape Cinema project with some big Hollywood titles and an ever expanding footprint of these special Cinemas worldwide are showing that audience are highly interested in new, modern highly immersive movie going options.

Ted is one of the founders and creators of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard drive storage products, that are implemented worldwide for professional Television and Multimedia content creation, and are the most recognized brand in the space, a staple of the cinema, episodic television, sports and news production industries.

Before being part of the founding teams at RED Digital Cinema and G-Tech, Ted was on the team that developed and launched the Macintosh products desktop video division of AJA Video Systems, that created the groundbreaking Kona Cards and IO boxes in tandem with Apple. These products are used on a massive scale worldwide for video production and post production at the highest levels, including some of the worlds biggest movies, TV shows and sporting events.

Ted has presented on the future of technology and strategy for the media and entertainment industry in many regions of the USA, Europe, China, India, the Middle East, and the Far East. He has consulted worldwide on the technical advances of ultra high resolution digital cinematography and future of advanced next gen. visual experiences for the movie, TV, interactive and gaming industries.

Schilowitz has been featured in Wired, Variety, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, NBC, Studio Daily, Videography, Film and Video, DV magazine, TV Technology, HD Video Pro Magazine, Digital Television Magazine, Engadget, Gizmodo, Millimeter, American Cinematographer, MacWorld, Post magazine, Popular Science, LA Times and countless other trade publications and mainstream press, discussing technology advancements in his areas of passion and exploration.

All session by Ted Schilowitz