Terri Morgan and Chris Demiris of Luma Touch recently won the Apple’s prestigious “iPad App of the Year” award for iPad video editing app LumaFusion. They talk about what the award means to them, how they found out, and why they credit Apple for providing the tools to build an amazing app. Terri and Chris also talk about how the pandemic has affected LumaTouch, and why they are happy to be able to provide an app that, among many other things, provides a tool to honor those lost.
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Chris Demiris is Co-Founder and Principal Engineer at Luma Touch. He is an expert at building new technologies into complete products, leading engineering teams to create quality results and integrating technologies to create complete, award-winning apps. Focused on video editing and video effects apps for iOS. Chris’ specialties include iOS native media and UI development, OpenGL, DirectX, 3D graphics for video processing, video effects, digital rights management, and 3D editing tool creation.
Terri Morgan is Co-Founder and Principle Designer at Luma Touch. She brings over 30 years of experience from the video industry to her passion for user experience and design. In 1988 Terri helped usher in the era of non-linear editing as a video editor at Alpha Cine Labs in Seattle. In 1995 she joined Lightworks in London, and became a Product Specialist, creating a powerful, multi-track editing system. In 2000, she founded a video editing and consulting business providing design and testing for Fast Multimedia and Pinnacle Systems. In 2007, Terri joined Avid as a Principal Product Designer where she led the product management and design of Pinnacle Studio for iPad and was honored with the Avid Achievement Award. Terri has received multiple awards for her editing work, including 3 Telly awards. She earned her BA in Visual Communications at The Evergreen State College, and her Professional Certificate in Human Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington.
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