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Acclaimed Filmmakers Discuss Content and Technology at 2014 NAB Show

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WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NAB Show, the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will welcome acclaimed film producers Bradley J. Fischer and James Vanderbilt for a Super Session titled "Mythology Entertainment: Innovative Storytelling in Mythic Proportion," on Monday, April 7 in Las Vegas.

Fischer and Vanderbilt will provide an in-depth look at their production company, Mythology Entertainment and discuss how they have earned a reputation for producing bold entrepreneurial projects while ensuring the integrity of the film and filmmakers.

William Sherak, co-president of content creation at Deluxe and president of Stereo D, will moderate the discussion, drawing from his own successes in visual effects work on acclaimed films "Titanic 3D," "The Avengers" and "Thor." The trio will share their insights into the new demands facing independent film producers, who must constantly find ways to leverage evolving technologies in order to improve their content.

James Vanderbilt is a founding member and partner in Mythology Entertainment, along with Fischer and screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis. For Mythology, he is producing futuristic film "Altered Carbon," written by Kalogridis and David H. Goodman and based on Richard Morgan's iconic tale "The Brigands of Rattleborge." He is also writing and producing "The Nazi and the Psychiatrist."

Vanderbilt's screenwriting credits include "Zodiac," "The Rundown," "The Losers," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "White House Down," which he also produced. Producing credits include "Basic," "Zodiac" and Showtime's Suge Knight documentary, "American Dream/American Knightmare." Vanderbilt is a writer on upcoming films including "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Glide," "Murder Mystery" and "Solace," starring Anthony Hopkins.

Bradley J. Fischer, founding member and partner in Mythology Entertainment, began his career at Phoenix Pictures, where he was a producer on Martin Scorsese's "Shutter Island" and six other films. He served as executive producer on Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan" and produced "White House Down," Mythology Entertainment's first project. Other producing credits include David Fincher's acclaimed film, "Zodiac." Fischer's current projects include "The Brigands of Rattleborge," "Altered Carbon" and a prequel to Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" that Glen Mazzara is writing.

William Sherak is a prominent figure in post-production and feature development. His film credits as Stereo D producer include "Titanic 3D," "The Avengers," "Star Trek: Into Darkness," "Pacific Rim" and "Jurassic Park 3D." His credits as a producer with Sony and Paramount Studios came on films such as "Daddy Day Camp," "Role Models" and "Middle Men," and the hit TBS TV series, "Are We There Yet?," starring Terry Crews and Ice Cube.

Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. The company was formed in 2009 and was acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011.

For more information, visit www.bydeluxe.com.

About NAB Show

NAB Show, held April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 93,000 attendees from 156 countries and 1,550+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.

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About NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.


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