As Chief Technology Officer, Andy Shipsides guides AbelCine’s development in the areas of technology, technological innovation and digital communication platforms.
Andy also serves as Director of Education, overseeing the development of AbelCine’s Training Department, which he helped establish in 2011. He continues to teach specialized camera workshops.
Andy joined AbelCine in 2007 as a service tech. In 2009, he co-founded AbelCine’s blog, CineTechnica, of which he is the lead technical editor. He has also been writing a popular Help Desk column for HDVideoPro magazine since 2011.
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, Andy received his Bachelors of Science in Digital Arts & Sciences from the University of Florida and his MFA in Film & Television from the Savannah College of Art and Design.