Ted Schilowitz

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist 20th Century Fox

Currently the “Futurist” at 20th Century Fox, Ted works directly with senior leadership on the constantly evolving art and science of advanced motion picture creation.  He advises and creates strategy on future technology and a vision of cinema for the next generation of movie entertainment.

Ted also has a unique role at Barco, the world’s market-share leader in Digital Cinema projection, as their “CinemaVangelist”, spearheading a project that is focused on the future of the cinema experience.  Ted is one of the founders and creators of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard drive storage products.  The most recognized brand in the space, they are implemented worldwide for professional television and multimedia content creation.

Ted was a founding member and an integral member of the product development team at RED Digital Cinema, which makes ultra high-resolution digital movie cameras used to shoot many of the world’s biggest movies. Prior to this, Ted was on the team that developed and launched the Macintosh products desktop video division of AJA Video Systems, creating the groundbreaking Kona Cards and IO boxes. Used on a massive scale worldwide for video production and post-production, their clients have included some of the world’s biggest movies, TV shows and sporting events.

Ted has presented on the future of technology and strategy for the media and entertainment industries in the USA, Europe, China, India, the Middle East, and the Far East. He has consulted worldwide on the technical advances of ultra high resolution digital cinematography and the future of advanced next gen. visual experiences for the movie, TV, interactive and gaming industries.

Schilowitz has been featured in several publications, including Wired, Variety, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Videography, Film and Video, Post and American Cinematographer.

Ted’s Favorite TED Talk is Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?