2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Art of Amazing: 4K Film from Conception to Viewing

Monday, March 16
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Austin Convention Center


Leading picture quality and film industry experts from THX, RED, YouTube and the California Film Institute will gather for a panel moderated by Sharp to discuss the resolution revolution, ignited by 4K technology advancements now allowing viewers to experience picture quality so detailed that they are viewing content as the director intended, while also providing filmmakers the opportunity to create amazing compositions like never before. Drawing on the 2nd annual Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition, which culminated at the Mill Valley Film Festival, panelists will showcase incredible 4K short films. As testament to the power of 4K, the panel will ultimately strive to further connect the light cycle of this new wave of film, from concept to camera to production to the viewing experience.


Anthony Gilmore


Nameless Inc

Liana Bender

Dir of Dev

California Film Institute

As Director of Development at the California Film Institute, Liana Bender is responsible for the financial sustainability of the organization’s contributed revenue. The California Film Institute is...

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Mark Viken

VP, Brand Mktg

Sharp Electronics Marketing Corporation of America

Mark Viken has extensive experience and a highly successful track record within the PC and consumer electronics industries. With more than 20 years experience as a Sony Electronics senior executive...

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Matt Chrispen

Dir of Business Dev


As Director of Business Development at THX Ltd., Matthew Chrispen is tasked with seeking great business and technology partnerships for THX. During his 7 year tenure at THX, he has managed THX Mark...

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Richard Leider

Engineering Mgr, Player Infrastructure


Richard Leider is the Engineering Manager of the YouTube Player Infrastructure at Google. The Player Infrastructure team is responsible for the client side of video playback for YouTube application...

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