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Ted Schilowitz

Paramount Pictures
Ted Schilowitz, Futurist Paramount Pictures
As the Futurist at Paramount pictures, Ted works with studio leadership at Paramount / Viacom, exploring forms of new and emerging technologies.

Prior to joining Paramount, Ted was the Futurist at 20th Century Fox, where he worked on the evolving art, science and technology of advanced visual storytelling.

Ted was an integral part of the product team at RED Digital Cinema as the company’s first employee. Many of the world’s biggest movies are shot with these ultra high resolution movie cameras.

Ted is one of the founders/creators of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard drive storage products, one of the most recognized brands in that industry.

Before being part of the founding teams at RED and G-Tech, Ted was on the team that developed and launched the Macintosh desktop video division of AJA Video creating professional video products in tandem with Apple. These products are used on a massive scale worldwide for video production and post at the highest levels.

Ted has presented worldwide at numerous conferences for the entertainment industries. He’s been featured in Wired, Variety, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and many other publications.


Ted Schilowitz was the first employee / founding team member at RED Digital Cinema and Co Founder of G-Tech Hard Drives.

His current role is Futurist for Paramount Pictures, where he works with studio leadership on the next generation of visual/interactive storytelling, exploring emerging technologies, with an emphasis on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

In his role as Chief Creative Officer at Barco Escape he’s been spearheading an immersive cinema project for movie theaters worldwide. Titles include Paramount Pictures Star Trek Beyond and 20th Century Fox Maze Runner & Maze Runner 2

Prior to joining Paramount, Ted was the Futurist at 20th Century Fox where he was instrumental in bringing a number of groundbreaking VR initiatives and projects to life.