NEW YORK— Technicolor PostWorks New York Chief
Technology Officer Joe Beirne and Director of Technology Matthew Schneider will
offer advice on working with 4K and HDR media in a special session of the Avid
Customer Association’s The
Future in Motion Conference
in Las Vegas. 
Beirne and Schneider will discuss strategies for managing 4K projects
through the offline, online and finishing process in Avid Media Composer 8.5.
They will also describe HDR-based workflows. The Pre-NAB event is scheduled for
Saturday, April 16th at 5:15pm at the Wynn Las Vegas.
Schneider will also participate in a panel discussion titled
Get Your Career Started: Practical Advice
for Independent Producers: The Post Pros Weigh In.
That evens is slated for
Sunday, April 17th at 11:00am at the same location. The session will
focus on career advice for those contemplating a career in editing.
Joe Beirne and Matthew Schneider

During NAB, Beirne will participate in two technology panels
related to HDR. On Monday, April 18th at 11:30am, he will be
featured in AbelCine’s Teradek Show on “HDR & Beyond 4K.” It will be held
at the AbelCine booth (C9515). On Wednesday, April 19th at 2:00 pm,
he will take part in a panel discussion sponsored by Digital Cinema Society
entitled HDR: Will It Change the Way We Work?
It will be live-streamed on the DCS website,
Additionally, Schneider and Technicolor PostWorks Senior
Finishing Editor Mike Nuget will conduct a demonstration of FilmLight’s
Baselight for Avid plugin. The demo is scheduled for Monday, April 18th
at 4:00pm on the main stage of the Avid booth.
Joe Beirne is
Chief Technology Officer at Technicolor-PostWorks in New York. He has been a
producer and consultant on moving image technology for more than 30 years,
doing early work in HDTV, digital non-linear post-production and the digital
intermediate process. He is an active member of SMPTE/HPA, the Association for
Computing Machinery (ACM/SIGGRAPH), the Society of Photo-Optical
Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), the IEEE, and the Association of Moving Image
Archivists (AMIA). 
Matthew Schneider
leads the research and workflow development effort at Technicolor PostWorks
through the Test Lab. He assists clients in workflow design and implementation,
and other issues related to digital camera systems and formats. He also serves
as liaison to Avid and other technology manufacturers to assist in product
development and client support.  Prior to joining Technicolor PostWorks
New York in 2003, Schneider worked as a support engineer for Avid Technology,
where he assisted with large-scale broadcast network deployments and workflow
design for feature film and television clients.
About Technicolor PostWorks New York
PostWorks New York is the East Coast’s most comprehensive digital motion
picture and post-production facility, employing an exceptional team of creative
artists, engineers and project managers to serve our clients through the film
and TV finishing process.
PostWorks New York offers one complete source for every post requirement,
including in-context digital dailies, film imaging and restoration, collaborative
non-linear editorial and HD/UHD broadcast finishing, 4K digital cinema, global
content lifecycle support, and comprehensive film and TV sound services on nine
mix stages.
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