Born and raised in California, Stefan Yazzie Herbert is a Viennese-based entrepreneur and CEO of the production agency House of Bandits. The agency offers a creative space for young creative professionals and freelancers who work together to create huge projects. Not only a place of work, it’s also a hub of culture, combining creative work with the world of music, art, poetry, fashion, and all other manners of creativity. He studied Digital Art at the University of Applied Arts, then dropped out to found “The Paranormal Unicorn,” a full-fledged, award-winning design company, beginning with interactive light designs. After gaining many years of experience in the event, film, and advertisement industries, he founded a creative collective in Vienna called House of Bandits, a mix between a co-working space and an advertisement agency, which has since grown to 35 members. His work focuses on using technology in innovative and creative ways, his philosophy is based in “recombinatorial creativity,” bringing many different fields together to create new ideas. In July 2017 he was invited to give a TEDx talk in Austria about “How to Design with Light.” In October 2017 he was invited to join an expert panel at the Trends in Lighting Conference on the subject of human-centric lighting. With House of Bandits, Stefan has also created a cultural hub with a diverse program, ranging from acoustic concerts to virtual reality workshops.
Monday, 1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Is That the Right Red? The Importance of Brand Colors on Social Media
Video has become the predominant means of relaying information on social media. Managing brand colors in this world is difficult, with content being created and presented via mobile devices. This presentation will highlight a project where the colors of a major brand were color managed for print and video. Multiple film cameras were profiled in numerous scenarios with new, innovative tools used for calibrating various displays for soft proofing all aspects of this project. Learn all about the challenges and unique solutions used for success!