Interviews

Televisionation: Friday Fireside: John Canning, Executive Producer, Digital Domain, in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week's Friday Fireside features John Canning , Executive Producer for Digital Domain (the VFX shop that generates just every VERY COOL effect you’ve ever seen on the screen!). John describes his work in finding new and innovative paths and products for the Digital Domain team, and discusses how Digital Domain has become somewhat of a “darling”...

Televisionation: Gerrit Niemeijer, CTO of Ampersand

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Gerrit Niemeijer, CTO of Ampersand (formerly NCC Media), a data-driven TV ad sales and technology company, co-owned by Comcast, Charter and Cox. Among other things, he discusses Ampersand’s goal of connecting streaming and traditional linear TV, in order to bring greater scale and coherence to TV advertising; describes the company’s new...

Televisionation: Friday Fireside: ScreenHits TV CEO, Rose Adkins Hulse, in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week’s Friday Fireside welcomes Rose Adkins Hulse, Founder and CEO of ScreenHits TV, which is launching in the US in July, 2020. ScreenHits TV is leveraging their impressive relationships with the industry’s largest content players and streaming platforms to launch a full-blown aggregator for frustrated and overwhelmed consumers who, in spite of using three or more...

Televisionation: Sean Doherty, Jr., Co-Founder and SVP of Operations, Wurl

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Sean Doherty, Jr., Co-Founder and SVP of Operations at Wurl, a company that provides streaming-video distribution and advertising services for connected TV. Among other things, he explains Wurl’s products and services; and discusses the company’s recent rapid growth and the reasons behind it. (Note: If you would like to share your...

Televisionation: TV Writer/Producer and Pediatrician, Neal Baer

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Neal Baer, a prominent pediatrician and television writer/producer, known both for his work in medicine and on such shows as “ER,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “Designated Survivor.” Among other things, he discusses his television work, which includes an uncannily prescient “Designated Survivor” storyline about a pandemic, as well...

Televisionation: Friday Fireside: Yvette Kanouff in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week’s Friday Fireside features Yvette Kanouff , winner of the Television Academy's 2020 Lifetime Achievement Emmy for her work in television technology at Time Warner's Full Service Network, SeaChange, Cablevision and Cisco! Yvette is currently a partner at John Chambers’ Venture Capital Company, JC2 Ventures , where she and the team help and mentor their startups--from...

Televisionation: Andre Swanston, Founder and CEO, Tru Optik

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Andre Swanston, Founder and CEO of Tru Optik, a company that specializes in identity resolution across OTT and connected TV. Among other things, he describes recent successful ad campaigns that have been powered by Tru Optik; discusses the company’s newly announced partnership with Deep Root Analytics, an “audience-powered analytics” company that...

Televisionation: How Movio’s Curtis Barone Is Helping the Fight against Covid-19

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features long-time TVOT attendee and TV-industry veteran, Curtis Barone, VP of Advanced TV at Movio , recounting his experience of being the first person in Oklahoma to test positive for Covid-19 , as well as the travails he and his family endured as a result. He has since been able to help...

Televisionation: Rob Gabel, CEO of Tubular Labs

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Rob Gabel, Co-Founder and CEO of social-video measurement and analytics company, Tubular Labs. Among other things, he discusses new trends the company has been seeing in the consumption of social video during the ongoing pandemic; describes how content providers and other industry players are using Tubular Labs’ platform to guide their...

Televisionation: Carter Pilcher, Founder and CEO of ShortsTV

Recorded May 14, 2020 TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Carter Pilcher, Founder and CEO of short-film entertainment company, Shorts Internationa l, best known for its flagship 24/7 HD channel (100 million homes), ShortsTV (note: the company, which claims to have the world’s largest catalog of short films, also offers content for download online; produces the annual...

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