Friday, March 20, 2009

Keynote address at Creative Storage Conference '09

2009 Creative Storage Conference Announces Randall Dark Keynote

San Jose, CA—March 18, 2009—The Third Annual Creative Storage Conference (CS09) will be held in conjunction with the 2009 NAB Show at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas on April 19, 2009. Conference registration is now open at

Randall Dark will be the afternoon keynote speaker. Randall was the co-founder and creative force behind HD Vision Studios in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Television Arts and Sciences Academy and he is distinguished with top honors from the International Electronics Cinema Festival and is one of a select few members of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Academy of Digital Pioneers. His presentation is called Dealing With the Angst. Randall says we are now entering an era where video tape will no longer be the medium of choice for capture, manipulation or archiving. His talk addresses how to conquer the fears of the transition to digital hard drive technology from the view point of a nonbeliever who is coming into this world kicking and screaming.

For additional information on the conference call 408-871-8808 or email

About Coughlin Associates: Coughlin Associates puts on the Creative Storage Conference through the Entertainment Storage Alliance. Coughlin Associates provides digital storage and applications consulting, market and technology analysis and conference organization services. More information is available about Coughlin Associates at

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Monetizing Stock Footage

Randall Dark will be a presenter for Studio Daily's webinar "Monetizing Stock Footage."  The webinar is at 1 pm EDT on March 25, 2009. Click here to register:  Monetizing Stock Footage

Stock footage is a hotter item than ever before: TV, film and now new media need that nighttime skyline of a glittering Manhattan or a line of camels plodding over the desert dunes without breaking the bank. If you’re a producer, find out about new options for cost-effective stock shots. If you’re a cinematographer, learn about a way to create passive income with footage you’ve already shot or might shoot in your free time.