Tom Parkin Films
Tom Parkin has been in the video production business since 1995 working in the Denver/Boulder area. In 1999, he began his freelance career which has led him to working on feature films, television programs, television commercials, live events and corporate videos. In 2003, Tom began producing, directing, shooting and editing the medical news series "American Health Front" which airs on local ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks across the country.
Tom Parkin is the producer, director, cinematographer and editor of the medical news series American Health Front which airs on local ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks in the top 20 TV markets. Each half hour episode consists of 10 short videos which highlight the latest medical techniques and technology. Tom has made over 1500 of these videos, interviewed over 2000 doctors and 3000 patients since starting on this show in 2003. He's filmed in hundreds of operating rooms, hospitals and rehab centers all over the country.
Events featuring Tom Parkin
Wednesday, Oct 25
2:30PM - 4:00PM
While technology has changed and evolved over time, the basics of storytelling have not. Using a variety of techniques, producers, directors and journalists find new ways to bring out the human element in the stories they tell. In this panel, we will hear from some of the top production experts in our region, who will reveal the methods they use to dig deep below the surface and create a compelling story that will grab attention from the start and keep the viewer engaged. In addition, they will discuss the new equipment they use to bring those stories to us from unusual situations in both the studio and the field. A must attend for everyone who wants to has their own compelling story to tell!
Wednesday, Oct 25
12:30PM - 1:15PM
Longs Peak Pavilion
Producing medical videos incorporates all the normal video production practices. However, there are many legal and moral issues that will come up. Be prepared ahead of time!