For Immediate Release

Session on VR Workflows at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference (SM)


—2018 Creative Storage Conference Features M&E End Users—


San Jose, CA, April 17, 2018— The Entertainment Storage Alliance announces speakers for a session on Digital Storage in Virtual Reality Video workflows at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference.  Speakers and panelists are being solicited for the 2018 Creative Storage Conference, until April 20, 2018.  You can submit speakers/panelists for this premier event at    Following are details on the speakers for this exciting session.


The Real State of Virtual Reality:  What does it take to be successful?

360 Degree video is the latest bright shiny object in media.  The management of multiple camera video streams capturing the entire environment create technical challenges as well as opportunities to develop new ways to tell a story or a set of stories.  This session explores the data flows and technical requirements of short and long form VR video.   It includes VR filmmakers who can provide details on what works, what doesn’t, and why as well as people providing storage solutions that are geared to the demands of VR workflows.



Š          Andrew Cochrane, The AV Club

Š          Andrew Shulkind, M. Bonnieux, Inc.

Š          Steven Xu, HTC Vive



Š          Marcelo Lewin, How to Create VR


The Twelfth Annual Creative Storage Conference (CS 2018) will be held Thursday June 7, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (   This event brings together digital storage providers, equipment and software manufacturers and professional media and entertainment end users to explore the conference theme of "Enabling Immersive Content:  Storage Takes Off."  At CS 2018 you can find out the latest developments in digital storage for media and entertainment, find out how other media professionals meet their digital storage needs and network with other industry professionals.


There will also be keynote talks during the conference and perhaps a sponsored reception in the evening. Please go to for the complete agenda.


Coughlin Associate, Inc. is conducting a survey of digital storage requirements and practices for media and entertainment professionals with results presented at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference.  M&E professionals can participate in the survey through this link:  M&E professionals who complete the survey and indicate their contact information at the end of the survey will receive a free full pass to the 2018 Creative Storage Conference. 

Coughlin Associates is also seeking media and entertainment professional questions and discussion topics to ask storage companies at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference.  M&E professionals can submit their top three questions or topics at:

Sponsorships and exhibits are available for the 2018 Creative Storage Conference (SM).  Several levels of conference, web site and event sponsorship are available as well as a table-top exhibits.  Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at

For additional information on the conference call 
408-202-5098 or email

The Creative Storage Conference is a service mark of the Entertainment Storage Alliance ( and Coughlin Associates (


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