Meet Grant Petty
Creative COW Forum Host
Grant Petty is the man who pioneered 10-bit graphics cards on personal computers, reinventing how content creators worked with higher resolution files in the process.
You can find Grant Petty hosting in Creative COW's and Blackmagic Design Forum.
Articles by Grant Petty
Blackmagic Design's Grant Petty: We Want to Blow Your Mind
Blackmagic Design Founder and CEO Grant Petty has earned a reputation as one of the industry's straightest shooters, leading one of the industry's consistently disruptive companies. While he doesn't shy away from controversy, what shines through Grant's conversation is his love for this industry, and, as he puts it, his goal of "blowing people's minds." We're pleased to let him tell you about it in his own words in this energetic recorded interview.
Blue Ribbon for Best of Show: NAB 2010 -- Blackmagic Design
There may have been companies at 2010's NAB Show who brought more new products than Blackmagic Design -- but then again, with a dozen major new releases, there may not have been. There was certainly nobody who brought so many best-of-category products, several of which could merit Best of Show awards on their own, with the potential to truly transform advanced post and broadcast workflows. Simply put, we've never seen anybody come to the show playing for keeps in so many different ways.
Review, Feature, People / Interview
Blackmagic & DaVinci, and What It Means
Blackmagic founder Grant Petty says that the company's purchase of DaVinci systems actually fits exactly what they have done all along: build the kinds of products they have needed for their own postproduction business, and being the kind of company they'd want to do business with. While important details are still being worked out, Grant has some very clear visions about how these practices can help rebuild one of the industry's most respected brands.
People / Interview