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Automating Workflows with Metadata

March 20 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT

Metadata describes the technical and content aspects of our media, which is useful when organizing for an edit. But beyond that, metadata is increasingly being used to automate the less interesting parts of the production process. Metadata automation using technical metadata has application from on-set review to versioning for distribution. Content metadata is already being used to automate basic string-outs and in the future will do more of the story building process.

  • Introducing technical and content metadata
  • Automation using commercial software
  • Rolling your own technical metadata automations
  • Automate basic string-outs
  • The future of content metadata automation

Presenter

Philip Hodgetts

PHILIP HODGETTS is an expert in content metadata, particularly how it is applied to derive production metadata in post workflows for organization and pre-editing, with a history in knowledge system development.
He is the President and CEO of two companies: Lumberjack System an innovator in acquiring and using content metadata, and Intelligent Assistance Software, Inc, a technology developer specializing in metadata-enabled, XML-integrated workflows.
He is the author of several books and has been a keynote speaker at many conferences. He is a thought leader in the application of Artificial Intelligence to production workflows.

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