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January 18 lafcpug Meet


Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PST)

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Next lafcpug meeting will be Wednesday, January 18, 2012 beginning at 6:45PM - till we drop at themGallery Theatre in Hollywood Ca. 

Join us January 18, 2012 as we welcome editor, director, and writer Kevin Klauber who shaped over 3000 hours of footage into the feature documentary Pearl Jam Twenty, directed by Cameron Crowe. If you are editing a doc or are going to edit a doc, you want to be here.

Plus we welcome highly regarded producer, director, writer and career strategist Shawn Tolleson who will get our 2012 started with tips and stategies on getting your career going.

Plus, Michael Cioni, CEO and founder of Light Iron will pay us a visit to discuss the unique DI workflow he and his team have developed for such films as "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "Social Network," "The Muppet Movie" and over 200 other films.

Plus everyone attending will recieve a FREE license of Tonalizer/VFX from Irudis.

Plus Stump the Gurus, a show and tell and of course, World Famous Raffle.

NOTE: lafcpug generally meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month
Meetings are open to public and ALL beginning through advanced Digital Story Tellers are welcome

Agenda (subject to change)

6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join Gurus
 Andrew BalisMichael Kammes and Misha Tennenbaum as they will attempt to answer all of your questions and solve all of your problems concerning FCS and FCPX, Avid, Premiere Pro and anything else you can think of. 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 - Welcome and Announcements
What's latest in the world of lafcpug? Also, any announcements in the digital world that need to be made will be made.

7:30PM - 7:55PM - "Create Your 2012 Career Breakthrough - Shawn Tolleson .
The new year is a great time to identify your next career breakthrough.  Whether you are a freelancer, a staffer, or an entrepreneur, articulating a specific, powerful breakthrough goal is a “must” to get to the next level.
If you are a freelancer it could be certain kind of job (more money, higher profile, different medium or genre.)  If you are a staffer it could be a new client or a promotion.  If you’re an entrepreneur it could be a breakthrough with a volume of business, a new type of job or higher profile client. Join career coach Shawn Tolleson to lafcpug in identifying your next breakthrough and articulating it in a way that motivates you to get up in the morning!

About Shawn Tolleson
Career Coach Shawn Tolleson and her company Strategy Coaching™ have worked with thousands of individuals in the entertainment industry in causing career breakthroughs that take individuals to the next level.  She has coached actors from being on the outside of the industry, looking for a “break,” to being working professionals who book TV, film and commercials regularly and make their living as an actor.  She has coached writers to securing TV staff writing jobs, directors to attaching star actors to their projects, and producers to securing financing for their projects.  She has coached cinematographers and editors to booking their dreams jobs, and to breaking through to a whole new level of work—quality, consistency and prestige.  She regularly speaks to packed auditoriums at Women In Film, AFTRA, SAG, Scriptwriter’s Network, Alameda Writer’s Group, and more.

8:00PM - 8:30PM - "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Post Workflow - Michael Cioni.
CEO of Light Iron in Hollywood, Michael Cioni will discuss the unique Post workflow he and his team devolped for the movie, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

About Michael Cioni
Over the past decade, Michael’s passion for file-based acquisition talent and toolsets has helped give new shape to the digitally changing motion picture industry. In 2003, he co-founded and built his first post house, PlasterCITY Digital Post, into one of Hollywood’s preeminent desktop-based post production facilities. Now CEO of Light Iron, Michael has served as a Digital Intermediate Supervisor on hundreds of feature and television projects and provided 2D and 3D data-centric post production technical and advisory support for major studios and independent films.
Michael believes strongly in empowering clients through education. He is a founding member and instructor at RED Digital Cinema's official training program, REDucation, has instructed HDExpo/Createasphere’s Panasonic P2 Workshop and Color Camp 101 as well as numerous events and online classes for content creators. Michael sits on the Board of Directors of both the Hollywood Post Alliance and Filmmakers Alliance and he served as an adjunct faculty member for USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.
Before moving to Hollywood, Michael worked in television with a PBS affiliate in Illinois. He became the youngest recipient of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences “Best Informational Program” when his syndicated program "alt.news 26:46" won a combined four Regional Emmys in 2001 and 2002. Michael is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications and Media Arts.

8:30PM - 9:00PM - Break
In the lobby will be many FCP, Avid and Premiere Gurus. This is your chance to ask questions. No questions? Then talk to each other. Also in teh lobby will be brand new lafcpug Sponsor Active Storage. 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 - 9:40PM -Putting together "Pearl Jam Twenty" - Kevin Klauber
Editor, director, and writer Kevin Klauber shaped over 3000 hours of footage into the feature documentary Pearl Jam Twenty, directed by Cameron Crowe. And there were more challenges than that. If you are editing a doc or are going to edit a doc, you want to be here.

About Kevin Klauber
Kevin is most known for shaping over 3,000 hours of footage into the feature documentary "Pearl Jam Twenty", directed by the Academy Award director Cameron Crowe.

Kevin's work as an editor, director, and writer have brought him to TV, music videos, feature films, shorts, and commercial work. Past clients include Vinyl Films (Crowe's company), Sean Penn's Haiti non-profit JPHRO, A&E, PBS, The National Science Foundation, and The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He studied film at the University of Southern California with an emphasis on editing and directing. His student film "Bio.RHYTHM" won an award in sound editing by the Motion Pictures Sound Editing Association. Also at USC, he worked as Post-Supervisor at the university's Emmy award-winning television station, where he gained an encyclopedic knowledge of video codecs and HD workflows.

In the music world, he has worked on projects for Devendra Bahnhart, Pearl Jam, John Cale, Arcade Fire, Johnny Cash, Gary Wilson, Billy Corgan, Dam-Funk, and Erisi Arvizu.

Kevin has worked in post production for the past several years, editing feature documentaries, music videos, and shorts. He is known for coming into projects during crunch-times and making films better. He strives to live a creative life, and encourages all to do so.

9:45PM- 9:55PM - "Route 30 Too" - Show and Tell by John Putch
Director John Putch will show a trailer from Route 30, Too!, his 2nd film in the triolgy, Route 30. 
The movie is scheduled to be self released in Sept,2012.If you want to preview it, the website is www.route30too.com.

10:00PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)

3 months rental Genarts Sapphire Plug-ins - Genarts
Copy of Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium - Adobe

1 full license "Repair Collection" CHV Plug-ins
Copy of iHDClip - Meonmac
Copy of Foxreal HD Video Converter for Mac - Foxreal
One ShuttlePRO V.2 - Countour Design
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
Any On demand Webinar - FilmmakingWebinars.com
Copy of the “Editing Bootcamp: - How and Why of the Edit" FilmmakingWebinars.com
$200 free Stock Footage Clips - Pond5
1 FREE 24 Hour Unlimited Stock Footage Download -Unlimited Stock Media
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
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
FCP Keyguide - Neotron
Larry Jordan Mousepads - Larry Jordan

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

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PST)

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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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