Josh Arensberg was elected Chair of the IABM Members’ Board in July this year. We asked him to share his vision for where he sees IABM – and our industry – heading.
From famine to feast: How accelerated training is helping to alleviate the shortage of post-production talent.
Fernanda graduated in 2020 with a degree in Film Production. She spent the next year producing social media content for her mum’s small business. James studied film and media at college but ended up working in kitchens while trying to break into audio editing. Stories like these are common as during the pandemic the development of junior entrants in the post-production industry practically ceased altogether. So, when the sector bounced back and the volume of post-production work increased, the absence of junior talent moving up through the ranks over the last two years contributed to an industry skills shortage, with post houses left scrambling for staff.
Ability Post Production Academy is the first Online Video and Film Editing Academy that is affordable, inclusive and accessible; all our courses can be delivered live online with an Experienced Tutor / Film / TV Editor.
Argosy was founded in 1984, originally to supply broadcasters and systems integrators with cables and connectors. Today we are known as infrastructure solutions specialist and have rapidly expanded our portfolio in recent years, with an extensive range of products and services, including racks, power management, conversion devices and KVM technology – and we serve a number of industries alongside broadcast – such as Pro-AV and IT.