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April 27 lafcpug meet


Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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Next lafcpug meeting will be Wednesday, April 27, 2011 beginning at 6:45PM - till we drop at theGallery Theatre in Hollywood Ca.

Join us as we welcome Producer/Director/Editor Michael Friedman who will give us a roadmap on "Shooting and pitching a reality project." Michael Kammes will pontificate on the creative aspects of post sound. Plus Larry Jordan will re-cap FCPX which was just shown at the SuperMeet in Las Vegas. We will show what was shown and take questions. Plus we will have another round of Stump The Gurus, Show and Tells and of course, World Famous Raffle.


Agenda (subject to change)

6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join FCS Gurus Andrew Balis, Misha Tenenbaum and 
Michael Kammes as they will attempt to answer all of your questions and solve all of your problems concerning FCS. If they can't solve your problem or answer your question, then you go home with a problem, but you still got out of the house, so that's not a bad thing.

7:20PM - 7:30PM - Announcements (if time available)
This is a chance to get up and ask for a job, offer job opportunities, announce your film or service, or tell a bad joke.

7:30PM - 7:55PM - Storytelling with Audio in Post Production, plus Tip & Tricks for better Audio" - Michael Kammes .
Michael Kammes MPSE explores a scene breakdown and how audio can be used to to not only complement the video edit, but also have a voice of it's own. Michael also shares some basic tips and tricks for improving your post audio - within your video editor OR audio editor.

8:00PM - 8:25PM - "Shooting and pitching a reality project." - Michael Friedman
Are you the next Mark Burnett? Have you found the new Rachael Ray? Clearly, you want to create and pitch a reality show. So, what's next?  Do you go straight to the network? Do you need an agent?  What about production companies?  Most importantly, what kind of deal will you get? Will you get the credit you're due?  And, what kind of money are we talking about  (really...) ?

About Michael Friedman:
Michael Friedman is an Emmy Award winning producer and editor who has worked in reality TV for 10years on shows like The Amazing RaceProject Runway and The Hills. He has spent the past year creating and pitching a show of his own, and he wants to share everything he's learned along the way, with you. This is a step by step walk through from the day you sign the talent to the day your pitching in the network offices. You will get all of the info you need to get your project in front of the right people, and avoid costly mistakes.   

8:30PM - 9:00PM - Break
In the lobby will be many FCS Gurus. This is your chance to ask questions. No questions? Then talk to each other. The break is a chance to hang out and meet and greet and get your problems solved and who knows, get a job. You never know who you are going to meet at lafcpug. Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.

9:00PM - 9:45PM - All we know about Final Cut Pro X - Larry Jordan
Larry Jordan will re-cap FCPX which was just shown at the SuperMeet in Las Vegas. We will show what you saw, talk about what you might of missed, take questions and generally try to put the whole thing into perspective.

9:45PM - 9:55PM - Show and Tell - TBA

9:55PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)
Copy of Adobe CS5 Production Premium - Adobe
Copy of GET - Av3 software
Your choice of Sequence Clip Reporter or Clip Info Titler - Intelligent Assistance
2 FREE Webinars - Larry Jordan
Copy of Auto Scratch, Auto Collapse and Filter Remover - EditMule 
FREE “Handicapped John” Short Film Dailies + Script Package - Misha Tenenbaum andFilmmakingWebinars.com 
Copy of the “Editing Bootcamp: - Misha Tenenbaum and FilmmakingWebinars.com
1x FCS Maintenance Pack - Digital Rebellion
1x FCP Versioneer - 
Digital Rebellion
2x Cut Notes - 
Digital Rebellion
$200 free Stock Footage Clips - Pond5
3 On Demand Webinars - FilmmakingWebinars.com 
Training Course of your choice - Call Box
1 FREE 24 Hour Unlimited Stock Footage Download -Unlimited Stock Media
3 month FREE rental of any or all Genarts Plug-ins - Genarts
Free Stock Footage HD Clips up to $500.00 value - Artbeats

1 seat of Nveil video filters for FCP & Motion - Nveil
$200 towards MotionVFX Templates - MotionVFX
QC Effects for FCP and Motion - QC-Effects
Copy of VeeScope Live - 
VeeScope Live
Digital Heaven Loader - Digital Heaven
100 credits for the royalty free stock video clips of your choice - Revolution Stock Media
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
50% off Training class at Moviola - Moviola
Plug-in package of your choice - Lyric Media










NOTE: lafcpug generally meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month

Meetings are open to public and ALL beginning through advanced FCS users and Digital Story Tellers are welcome
First come best seat. A $5.00 donation will be requested at the door




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When & Where

Gallery Theatre at Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90027

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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The Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group, (formally lafcpug) was established in June of 2000 and now boasts a total membership of over 6000 people worldwide. lafcpug meets once a month in Hollywood, Ca. where it attracts 200-250 people a meeting. Headed up by Michael Horton, lacpug is the largest User Group dedicated to digital storytellers in the world. http://www.lafcpug.org

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