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0202 595 2051
Heather Shuster
Las Vegas Convention Center,
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About NAB Show

Whatever your medium, this is your canvas.

As they say, art is in the eye of the beholder. Whether your idea of a masterpiece is a well-designed content management system that truly maximizes assets, a flawless live sports broadcast that goes around the world in crystal clear definition, revolutionary software than renders natural 3D environments, or blog content that becomes a movie and has an extremely profitable second life as a mobile game — the NAB Show® is the ultimate place to find everything necessary to bring your vision to life.

For more than 85 years, the NAB Show continues to be the essential destination for broader-casting® professionals who share a passion for bringing content to life on any platform — even if they have to invent it. From creation to consumption, this is the place where possibilities become realities.

NAB Show Fast Facts
  • 90,000+ media and entertainment professionals from over 150 countries
  • Over $35 billion in purchasing power represented on-site
  • 1,500+ unique companies spread over 800,000 net square feet
  • 9 conferences and 3 training programs, featuring more than 500 skill-building sessions
  • 1,200+ members of the press
  • 85+ years of industry leadership

Explore the tools and techniques that foster the collaboration of art and technology, and bring your content to life.
Picture the possibilities when you experience the most comprehensive event for filmmakers, media and entertainment professionals. No matter how you are involved in creating content — capture, digital artistry, filmmaking, production, post-production, sound, or Web design — the NAB Show® is the one event you need to attend to future-proof your career and your business. Bring your content to life with the following educational programs and exhibits:

  • 3D Stereoscopic Equipment
  • Animation
  • Audio Editing
  • Cameras
  • Character Generation
  • Film
  • Lenses
  • Lighting & Grip
  • Motion Graphics
  • Music Sound Libraries
  • Onsite Production Gear
  • Production
  • Post-Production
  • Special Effects
  • Telecollaboration
  • Video Editing Software/Hardware
  • Video and Image Libraries
  • Videogame Development
  • Visual Effects
  • Virtual Production
  • Workflow Solutions

Expand Your Reach
Including participation in the NAB Show® in your marketing plan is the guaranteed way to reach Broadcasting professionals and Broader-casters® from the Cable, Online, Mobile, Enterprise, Telecom, and Hollywood industries looking for the latest video and audio solutions to extend audience reach and monetize their content in a multi-platform environment.

In this highly-competitive global industry, we recognize how critical it is that you realize a satisfactory return on each and every one of your marketing investments. The NAB Show is your ultimate show and sell.

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Company News

Oscar Nominee and 'Boyhood' Editor Sandra Adair to Speak at 2015 NAB Show

-Award-Winning Film Editor Added to Creative Master Series-

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Sandra Adair
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Oscar nominee and “Boyhood” film editor Sandra Adair will be a featured session speaker within the Creative Master Series at NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas in April.

The announcement comes just days after Adair received her first Academy Award nomination for film editing for “Boyhood,” the critically-acclaimed drama that was nominated for a total of six Oscars and won three Golden Globe Awards, including the highly coveted Best Motion Picture – Drama. Adair, whose collaborations with acclaimed filmmaker Richard Linklater also include “Dazed and Confused” and the comedy hit “School of Rock,” will participate in “From DAZED to BOYHOOD: Collaboration over 22 Years,” a session to be moderated by veteran film editor Norman Hollyn and produced in partnership with American Cinema Editors (ACE).

“No one embodies the spirit of the Creative Master Series better than Sandra Adair,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. "Throughout her career, Ms. Adair has proven time and again that she is truly a master of her craft, and we are honored and delighted to have her participation as part of NAB Show.”

"I want to thank NAB Show and ACE for the great honor of being a featured speaker during this year’s Creative Master Series,” said Adair. “This year continues to be a wonderfully wild ride, and I look forward to sharing my joy and my journey with some of the world’s most gifted and creative people in the world of digital media and entertainment.”

Sandra Adair, ACE, is an award winning feature film editor who resides in Austin, Texas. Adair has enjoyed an ongoing artistic collaboration with film director Richard Linklater, having edited 18 films for him over the past 22 years, some of which include the cult classic “Dazed and Confused,” the 2012 comedy “Bernie” and the critically acclaimed “Before” trilogy, “Before Sunrise,” “Before Sunset” and “Before Midnight.” Adair is currently editing Linklater’s “That’s What I’m Talking About.”

Adair was nominated for an Eddie Award for Best Editing of a Musical or Comedy by the American Cinema Editors in 2003 for “School of Rock,” and won the Best Edited Documentary at the Woodstock Film Festival in 2012 for the feature doc “Shepard and Dark,” for director Treva Wurmfeld. Some of Adair’s other credits with other directors include “Everything Must Go,” starring Will Ferrell, and the award winning documentary “Sushi: TAdair he Global Catch.” She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and American Cinema Editors and enjoys to supporting and mentoring new filmmakers in the Austin area.

“From DAZED to BOYHOOD: Collaboration over 22 Years” will take place on Wednesday, April 15 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. PT in the South Hall Room S220 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. To attend this and other sessions, view
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