Veteran filmmaker, photographer, and revered tech consultant, Gary Adcock has been appointed Executive Director of Filmscape, the gear and education expo that brings equipment expertise, and community together.
Gary has been an influencer in the Chicago Production Community as a consultant and educator for more than 2 decades. He brings a range of resources from his careers in film and television and working as a commercial still photographer in Chicago’s advertising community.
As the founding Executive Director of the Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group, Gary brings the knowledge and experience Filmscape requires. He will also soon be announcing dates and plans for Filmscape Chicago’s 2021 Events.
Few exemplify the changing technological landscape in television and digital cinema more than Gary does. His unique understanding of on-set and production technologies and their relationships within the post-production environment has allowed him to be an international resource in the constantly evolving relationship between acquisition, editing, and delivery in our digital world.
Gary is a co-author and tech editor for the original Data Handling Procedures and Best Practices guide issued by I/A 600 (Cinematographer’s Guild), assisted David Mullen, A.S.C in compiling the American Society of Cinematographers digital camera guide for the 100th anniversary of the ASC and his on going work having taken over production of the Camera Comparison Chart from Tom Fletcher.
As a speaker on cinematography, onset production and advances in post technologies, Gary has presented as part of the National Association of Broadcasters Las Vegas Convention continuously since 1999.
His presentations have covered a diverse array of film-making topics at venues around the world for more than 20 years, giving Filmscape Chicago’s new director a proven track record of user engagement as a featured speaker at NAB Shanghai, IBC Show (Amsterdam), Interbee (Tokyo), Broadcast India (Mumbai) and as part of our own Chicago Shows in 2019 and virtually in 2020.