Program (subject to change)
8:30 – 9:30 Registration & Coffee
9:30 – 9:45 Open and Welcome
9:45 – 10:30 Keynote: Paul Machliss, ACE, Baby Driver Editor
Celebrated editor Paul Machliss, ACE puts attendees in a front row seat to explore Baby Driver’s bravura editing. In a keynote conversation with Richard Welsh, Machliss will focus on his creative approach as well as his use of previsualization tools and other technical advances to further storytelling.
Machliss’ work on 2017’s critically acclaimed Baby Driver earned him a BAFTA Award, a Critics’ Choice Award and an Academy Award nomination. His other accolades include nominations from the ACE Eddie Awards, Satellite Awards, Gold Derby Awards and more for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and The Hour.
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 There’s Nowhere Safe to Hide: How Hacks Work – Live from a Secret Location
In a presentation that is timely for media and entertainment as well as the world-at-large, renowned ethical hacker Freakyclown (FC) and socio-technical expert Dr Jessica Barker will demystify cyber insecurity while discussing and demonstrating the who, how and why of hacking. A rare and fascinating look over the hacker’s shoulder.
Live hacks will be interspersed with discussion of how these hacks work, including both the human and technical factors behind each attack. Attendees will leave this talk with a greater awareness of how quick, simple and devastatingly effective attacks can be and what can be done, on both human and technical fronts, to better defend organisations and IP.
Freakyclown (FC) and Dr. Jessica Barker, Redacted Firm
12:00 – 12:30 Get the Slant on Consumer Electronics Predictions for 2019
How do you separate the hype from the hyper-important? For the past decade, Mark Harrison has been analysing trends observed at CES and issuing extremely accurate predictions for the following year.
Now, exclusively at HPA Creative Tech UK, he predicts the key trends for 2019 – and looks at what he got right and wrong in 2018 and why. Most importantly of all, he analyses what will really matter for the media industry – and what we should ignore.
Mark Harrison, DPP
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Masters of HDR
HDR is making waves in conversation and practice. In this fast-pace “Masters of HDR Mini-Class” hear the true stories and experiences in HDR production from two of the industry’s most respected colourists.
14:45 – 15:30 Case Study: Loot
Upcoming high-stakes, factual entertainment Sky One series Loot follows eight individuals for two weeks as they attempt to locate a missing treasure and keep it out of the hands of some of Britain’s best detectives, who are determined to track the competitors down using old-fashioned sleuthing techniques combined with modern technology. Shine TV’s Matt Bennett and Tom Hutchings and LiveU’s Paul Shepherd will discuss how the latest cameras and 4G streaming technologies were used to tell the story of both citizen and detective from on-the-ground filming over a huge geographical area amidst the unpredictability of factual programming.
Matt Bennett, Shine
Tom Hutchings, Shine
Paul Shepherd, LiveU
15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:00 Case Study: Review it Live from Anywhere!
Secure streaming video from anywhere to anywhere over IP has transformed production, enabling unprecedented levels of collaboration and creative control. From Solo – a Star Wars Story to Jurassic World 2, go behind the scenes as filmmakers leverage live broadcast over IP to enable second unit shoots to be relayed in real time to the director. Wherever they happen to be, whenever it’s needed.
Chris Clarke will illuminate how the Cerberus team is architecting and enabling this new creative workflow, complete with a live demo direct from cameras on set to the HPA Creative Tech UK screen at the Ham Yard Hotel!
Chris Clarke, Cerberus Tech
17:00 – 18:00 The Future of Everything: How AI will Drive Storytelling
As AI services are becoming increasingly viable and readily available, what is its future? What are the implications? Thomas, Kitson, and Gregory, leading thinkers on many aspects of AI, bring their broad base of knowledge on the present and the future of AI.
How is it moving forward, what does it mean, what are the ethical considerations? Be ready to be amazed.
18:00 – 20:00 Reception
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