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Createasphere NYC Opens Tuesday with Hot Visual Effects Panel, “Rescue Me” DP Tom Houghton, ASC, and Extensive Product Premiers

Sold Out Show Floor and Solid Schedule Present Variety of Opportunities for Attendees

(New York,NY / Burbank, CA)


, the entertainment and media industry’s showcase for exploring the latest trends and groundbreaking technology for the content creator, will unveil two full days of panels, education, networking and exhibition tomorrow morning at The New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan.

A sold-out expo floor will feature a wide range of products, including over 10 premiers straight from IBC in Amsterdam. Abel Cinetech, AJA, ARRI, artemis, BlackMagic Design, Canon, For-A, G-Technology, Manfrotto, Panasonic, RED, Sony, and more will present their latest products.

Mark Loftus, Editor of

Post Magazine

, will moderate a Visual Effects Society panel entitled HOT VFX NYC featuring artists and producers from LOOK Effects, Stitch, The Mill, Charlex, Brainstorm Digital, and Gravity. The companies will discuss their work as well as the state of the visual effects business in NYC. Screening of the companies’ work is scheduled.

Tom Houghton, ASC will engage in a lively conversation with American Cinematographer writer Iain Stasukevich that will look behind the scenes of the award winning hit, “Rescue Me,” as well as Houghton’s long running career. Tom will screen his work from the program.

A full docket of education is taking place on Tuesday, notably sessions from AJA, Adobe, Canon, Sony and Panasonic. For information, visit

or call 818.842.6611.

About Createasphere

Createasphere is a global community builder for the entertainment technology industry, building and connecting communities and advancing technology and careers through expos, conferences, education and online offerings.

Createasphere was founded in 2001 as HD EXPO, and over the past decade has grown into a global company that develops and presents influential events for the content creation community, on line and face to face. Founded by Kristin Petrovich Kennedy in Los Angeles, Createasphere became part of Diversified Business Communications in 2009, now driving their entertainment strategies and properties division. Currently Createasphere is presenting the Createasphere Entertainment Technology Expos in New York and LA, The Digital Asset Management Conference, in New York and Los Angeles, The DAMMY Awards in New York, Cinema India in Mumbai, and workshops focused on 3D, Canon EOS, REDucation, and Post Production Master Classes in the US and abroad.

Createasphere is headquartered in Burbank, California (


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