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LAC Group Introduces Philip Spiegel Project Director, Video Resource Group On Assignment at ABC News
Philip is a media archive and asset manager with nearly 20 years of stock library, postproduction and archive operations experience. He has managed large commercial film and video archives in their efforts to digitize, catalog, preserve and monetize content. He has successfully transitioned from a physical to digital archives in order to create transparency and access. Philip is fluent in the technical, operational and sales realms.
Most recently, he was the Director, Video Product Operations at National Geographic Digital Motion, an archive management and content licensing group within National Geographic Television based in Washington, DC. Prior to that he was the Director, Archive & Cataloguing at the National Geographic Film Library and led efforts to digitize, catalog and make accessible the video libraries assets to internal and external clients via web-based DAM (Digital Asset Management) tools.
Prior to National Geographic, Philip was the Manager, Post Production at Corbis Motion in New York City and provided management services for postproduction, mastering, archive vault services and order fulfillment for multiple sales offices. Before Corbis, Philip was the Film Operations Manager at Getty Images in New York City where he managed day-to-day operations supporting archive, post production and mastering operations. Highlights from his tenure with Getty Images include the consolidation of Image Bank, Archive Films and Energy Films archive operations into one facility and being an early adapter of HD mastering processes.
Philip has been active in the professional community and has participated as a panelist and presenter at various DAM and Archive events. He is a member of the Association Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). Philip is also an active blogger on DAM and media archive issues. His blog, “DAM Ideas" (http://www.spiegelams.com) covers the challenges of DAM, metadata, rights and other issues around the business challenges of successfully transitioning from a physical to digital archive.