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TechXMedia offers industry leading technology consulting services to the media and entertainment industry

Spencer Stephens

ss@techxmedia.la

Specializing in:

  • Technology strategy

  • Cybersecurity

  • Production and cloud production workflows

  • AI/ML Analytics
  • Content mastering and distribution

  • Management of post and animation production

Current projects:

  • Next generation production-in-the-cloud workflows with a radically new security architecture

  • Cybersecurity for an AI system including AI specific threats

  • Go-to-market strategy for:

    • Digital Joy, provider of OTT and newsroom services

    • ORock Media, a mil grade cloud provider

 
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Spencer Stephens

"The future of technology innovation doesn't just depend on a vision and the application of disruptive technology but on the ability to captivate your audience." - Spencer



✅ WHAT I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT:
 

  • Builds and implements innovative content production/distribution solutions that streamline on-set and post-production workflows, delivery of new formats and maximize audience experience

  • Led the technology team at a major studio to become 1st to market the consumer delivery of 4K content

 

  • Spearheaded the design of cybersecurity architecture & cloud production workflows application


✅ HOW MY EXPERTISE CAN HELP YOU:
 

  • 20+ years’ experience as a Technologist in production technology, cybersecurity & distribution technology for major Hollywood studios

 

  • Outstanding knowledge of encryption & content protection systems including DRM & anti-piracy and conditional access systems

 

  • Innovator & Industry Expert: solid technical and practical skills in movie & TV production from glass to glass/end-to-end: pre-production, production, post-production, mastering, OTT systems, physical media & broadcast engineering

 

  • Strong skill-set in cybersecurity of AI (Artificial Intelligence) & the application of AI to the media and entertainment industry in order to monetize market opportunities

 

  • Excellent skillset in cross-cultural communications, international productions & technical standards

 

  • Extensive hands-on experience with core technologies and standards: HDR, 4K, MR (mixed reality), cameras, content protection, compression, streaming, & audio


✅ WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE WHEN I'M ON YOUR TEAM:
 

  • Mastered 4K/UHD HDR content with widely recognized quality at 35% cost savings

  • Saved an est. of $1M in production costs for a technically challenging motion picture

  • Saved up to $100K per production on low to medium budget movies (on-site workflow streamlining)

  • Spearheaded the creation of Enhanced Content Protection standard for the entertainment industry