The Blackmagic Design Conference + Expo Tour features top Blackmagic Design professionals, many of whom are Certified Blackmagic Instructors. Our speakers have years of practical, real-world experience. Learn about each of this year’s speakers below.

Robbie Carman, C.S.I.

Program Manager
Owner DC Color, Senior ColoristView Bio

Amy DeLouise

Director/Producer, DeLouise Enterprises LLCView Bio

Jeff Greenberg

Owner, J Greenberg ConsultingView Bio

Juan Salvo

Founder at theColourSpaceView Bio

Jason Druss

Product Specialist at Blackmagic DesignView Bio

Moritz Fortmann

Colorist & Post Production SpecialistView Bio

Sarah Jones

Product Specialist for Blackmagic DesignView Bio

Tibor Spiegel

DaVinci Resolve Certified TrainerView Bio

Shawn Carlson

Product Specialist for Blackmagic DesignView Bio

Jason Bowdach, C.S.I.

Colorist, Post Production EngineerView Bio

Tony Gallardo

Director, Editor, CreativeView Bio

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Robbie Carman, C.S.I.

Robbie Carman, C.S.I.

Blackmagic Design Conference Program Manager
Owner DC Color, Senior Colorist

Robbie Carman is senior colorist and owner of DC Color, a postproduction boutique located in the Washington, DC area with a focus on broadcast television and independent film finishing. Robbie has 18 years of experience grading, including hundreds of programs for broadcast outlets like Discovery Networks, National Geographic, PBS, MSNBC, Smithsonian Channel and others.

Films Robbie has colored have screened and won awards at prestigious film festivals including Tribeca, Sundance, HotDocs, and SXSW. His work has contributed to the success of many non-profit and governmental organizations including The Pew Charitable Trusts, Conservation International, USAID, and The U.N.

In addition to his creative work, Robbie is a well-known and distinguished author and educator. He is the co-founder of the color correction focused subscription website mixinglight.com and has authored many courses on Lynda.com. He has co-authored 8 books focused on postproduction and been a technical editor for several other popular technical books.

As an Adobe Master Trainer For Premiere Pro and as an Apple Certified Instructor, Robbie speaks regularly at conferences such as NAB, IBC, Interbee, CabSat, Adobe Max, The Editors Retreat, The NY Post Production Conference, and GV Expo. In 2015 Robbie, was awarded as a Max Master at the Adobe Max conference as the highest overall rated speaker.

Robbie is also a full member of the Colorist Society International – a professional guild that recognizes experienced colorists.


Amy DeLouise

Amy DeLouise

Director/Producer, DeLouise Enterprises LLC

Audiences always remember Amy DeLouise, who brings a dynamic and interactive approach to workshops and speaking engagements across the country in digital content production, brand strategy, cause marketing, and social media channels. An experienced director/producer, Amy has won more than 40 top national awards for creative excellence in video and multimedia production including the CINE Golden Eagle, New York Festivals and Telly Awards. She speaks regularly at major national and international conferences such as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the National Association of Independent Schools, Digital Media Expo, DRI (“The Voice of the Defense Bar”), Women in Film International and many more.

Her media production and consulting clients include: ChiefExecutive.net, Federal Express, Children’s National Health System, Jewish Federations of North America, USDA, and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, among others. Known for her leadership in both entrepreneurship and media, Amy received the prized Woman of Vision Leadership award from Women in Film & Video and was named a Washington Area Woman-Owned Small Business Leader by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. She has served on the Women’s Advisory Board for The Washington Group/Mass Mutual and is a Trustee Emerita of the all-girls Holton-Arms School.

An avid musician, Amy performs as the co-principal violinist of the NIH Philharmonia and sings throughout the Washington, DC region with the acappella octet Venus d Minor.


Jeff Greenberg

Jeff Greenberg

Owner, J Greenberg Consulting

Jeff I. Greenberg has nearly two decades of experience as a Post-Production consultant and Master Instructor (trainer for other trainers) for Adobe, Apple, and Avid, specializing in the areas of editorial, workflow, compositing, sound, color grading and compression.

Jeff is the owner of JGreenberg Consulting and for a decade was the Principal Instructor for Future Media Concepts. Consistently voted as one of the top seminar speakers/interviewers, audience’s feedback includes depth of subjects covered, approachability and student-centered teaching that helps keep them up to date on industry standards. Jeff teaches seminars at events such as NAB, IBC, CES and Inter BEE. He’s the chair for the Editors Retreat, an annually held exclusive getaway for editors.

Jeff is a published author of several books on the subject of editing and post-production. He recently finished a book on Adobe Premiere Pro Studio Techniques (Adobe Press). Jeff writes for various blogs and creates training materials for Lynda.com and macProVideo.com. He’s happy to talk to you about consulting and helping you find solutions for your training needs.


Juan Salvo

Juan Salvo

Founder at theColourSpace

New York City­ based finishing artist Juan Salvo is as exacting with image quality as he is technically savvy, a combination that’s served him well in his chosen profession. His work has been seen on movie and television screens, in web browsers and on mobile devices worldwide. He regularly collaborates with a diverse clientele ­- acclaimed music video directors, world­-renowned artists, advertising creatives, filmmakers and documentarians ­- to enhance and finish their projects.


Jason Druss

Jason Druss

Product Specialist at Blackmagic Design

Based in New York City, Jason helps post facilities, studios and networks stay up to date with the latest features and workflows available in Davinci Resolve, as well as other innovative Blackmagic Design products. As a colorist, Jason has graded segments for The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, as well as ad campaigns for Hershey Park, Lincoln Financial Group, and the Philadelphia Flyers.


Moritz Fortmann

Moritz Fortmann

Colorist & Post Production Specialist

Moritz Fortmann is a German-born colorist and post production specialist. He has worked at post houses in New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City. He has assisted creatives around the world in areas such as post production, workflow analysis and stereoscopic 3D. As a colorist, Moritz has worked on numerous films, commercials and music videos. In 2015, he started working with BlackMagic Design in Los Angeles supporting the companies local and international efforts.


Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Product Specialist at Blackmagic Design

Sarah Jones is a Product Specialist for Blackmagic Design with expertise in Blackmagic’s post production and live production software and hardware.


Tibor Spiegel

Tibor Spiegel

DaVinci Resolve Certified Trainer

Tibor holds a BA in Composition and Conducting from University of Novi Sad, a MA in Music Composition and Speech and Theatre, both from Montclair University, NJ, and a mini-MBA from Rutgers University, NJ. Besides BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve, Tibor is certified in all levels of Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro.

Since 1999, he improved and raised the quality of post-production workflow for editors from: ABC, AMC, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, CNN, ESPN, FOX, Food Network, FUSE, HBO, IFC, MTV, Martha Stewart, NBC, NFL, NHL, Nickelodeon, OXYGEN, PGA, Sundance Channel, truTV, Univision, WPIX, VH-1; Al Jazeera-Qatar, Danish TV, MBC-Dubai, Swedish TV, Vietnam TV; Bettislab, Honeywell Security, Lockheed Martin, NASA & Saudi Airlines; CIA-pilabs, FBI, Secret Service, all five branches of the U.S. military, Embassy in Baghdad, the royal house of Crown Prince of Qatar; students & faculty of Columbia University, CUNY, DFA, Drexel, John Hopkins University, Marist College, The New School and NYU.

For ten years he served as adjunct faculty for CUNY and has contributed documentaries for DUNA TV-Budapest. As a Department of State accredited journalist, he contributed articles in Hungarian, Serbo-Croatian and English for on-line and hard copy media. In 2015 he published www.amerikaivagyok.com – collection of essays and interviews in Hungarian. As Executive Director of Staten Island’s CTV, he designed and implemented a 1.8 million USD move from analog to digital and in 2005 sponsored the Guiness World Record longest TV talk show (33 hrs non stop) marathon featuring Frank Morano, producer of the WABC radio Curtis Sliwa show. Tibor’s featurette Overnite Shift (also trademarked as a T-shirt brand) was presented at the Cannes Film Festival.


Shawn Carlson

Shawn Carlson

Product Specialist for Blackmagic Design

Shawn is a Product Specialist for Blackmagic Design, specializing in DaVinci Resolve, with a focus on editing. He worked as an editor and motion graphics artist for the past twenty years, across a variety of NLE and FX platforms, delivering show opens, spots, promos, trailers, sizzles and featurettes for broadcast, cable and home video clients like Disney, Warner, Sony, NBC and Apple.


Shawn Carlson

Jason Bowdach, C.S.I.

Colorist, Post Production Engineer

Jason is a professional colorist, finishing artist, and post production engineer based in Los Angeles, CA. Jason’s color & finishing work spans the gamut from commercial projects for clients such as Adobe and Google, independent feature films bound for the festival circuit, and immersive VR experiences seen all around the globe.

Jason runs Cinetic Studios, a post production boutique specializing in independent film finishing and post consultation. Jason is a Blackmagic Design certified trainer and creates online training for companies such as Mixing Light, Ripple Training, BorisFX, and Digital Anarchy.

He is the lead post production engineer for the broadcast network The Africa Channel and a proud member of the Colorist Society International, a professional organization representing colorists.


Tony Gallardo

Tony Gallardo

Director, Editor, Creative

Ever since Tony picked up his first VHS camera, he has been hooked. A story editor from the start, Tony quickly expanded to all aspects of post production and production. From designing award-winning motion graphics to directing tear jerking real-life stories to cutting intense sports driven action, his passion for the craft and tools is endless. After running a production facility in San Antonio, he branched out and runs his own post facility, Tomiga. When he’s not creating Brand commercial campaigns or snap chat ads, Tony is learning and educating about all his favorite creative tools. DaVinci Resolve and Fusion being at the top of his list.