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Next meet is June 19, 2013 beginning at 6:45PM
- till we drop at the Gallery Theatre in Hollywood Ca.
Happy 13th Birthday lacpug
- DaVinci Resolve 10, NEW Blackmagic Cinema Cameras, ProMAX & The NEW Mac Pro -
Plus Marco Solorio returns to talk about and MAYBE show us the soon to be released Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Pocket Cinema Camera. Marco will also be talking the difference between the EF and MFT Cinema Cams.
Plus - Apple just announced the new Mac Pro which is slated to ship "later this year." Opinions are divided. Is this the pro computer professional editors have been waiting for? Philip Hodgetts,and Jon Chappell will dissect, discuss and answer ALL of your questions. Bring it on!
Plus, courtesy of Blackmagic Design, we are once again renting the 2K projector we all so wish to buy for the Gallery Theatre. See it in action. It is wonderful!
NOTE: lacpug 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
oin Gurus Monica Daniel, Adam Bedford Philip Hodgetts 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 - Announcements
This is your time. Get up and tell us something about yourself. Ask for a job, offer a job. Whatever you want. Keep it brief.
7:30PM- 7:45PM - ProMAX Platform Management Software - Nate Cooper
ProMAX's Nate Cooper will be showing an overview of the features for controlling group workflow with the new Platform Management Software, which puts facility managers and systems administrators in control of how space, bandwidth and other key functions are delegated, managed and used. Platform Manager's graphical displays make tracking connections, setting bandwidth limitations, and moving server space allocations easier than ever. The software's permission-based controls provide flexible access for users, within a highly secure server environment. ProMAX will also be bringing the Platform Studio server: the first full-featured storage system designed for small video and creative workgroups. With up to 32TB in a single unit, Studio expands to 64TB of total storage to handle on-set to in-studio workflows.
7:50PM - 8:20PM - DaVinci Resolve 10 - Alexis Van Hurkman
Alexis Van Hurkman will show a preview of the forthcoming DaVinci Resolve 10, providing a closer look at the new version's overall functionality, and showing off a few new features not seen at the Las Vegas Supermeet.
About Alexis Van Hurkman
In Alex's words: "I divide my time working as a writer, director, and colorist. Based in Manhattan, I do color correction for a wide variety of broadcast programming, narrative and documentary features and shorts, spots, and experimental subjects. I’ve color-corrected programs that have aired on The History Channel, The Learning Channel, BBC Four, and WNET; features and shorts I’ve graded have played at the Telluride, Sundance, Tribeca, Hamptons, and Amsterdam film festivals, among many others; video art pieces I’ve worked on have been exhibited at the NYC Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), the Whitney Museum of American Art, and San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. You can check my IMDB listing to see my latest specific credits."
8:20PM - 8:50PM - Break
In the lobby will be many FCP, Avid and Premiere Gurus. Also Heather Williams of Atomos will show off the brand new Samurai Blade. 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.
8:50PM - 9:20PM - Blackmagic Cinema Cameras - Marco Solorio
Plus Marco Solorio returns to talk about and MAYBE show us the soon to be released Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Pocket Cinema Camera. Marco will also be talking the difference between the EF and MFT Cinema Cams, and if time allows will show clips from his latest Doc shot with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera
About Marco Solorio
Marco Solorio is a multi-award-winning creative media developer, owner of OneRiver Media, a production and post-production facility located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marco has been in the industry since 1991, and is a published writer from the likes of DV Magazine, Videography Magazine to countless online website reviews and articles. He's also a long-time forum host at CreativeCow.net and has presented at NAB, and many user groups. You can find Marco on Twitter, Facebook and through his blog where he covers industry tips, tech, reviews, editorials, and behind-the-scenes.
9:20PM - 9:50PM - The NEW Mac Pro - Philip Hodgetts, Jon Chappell
Apple just announced the new Mac Pro which is slated to ship "later this year." Opinions are divided. Is this the pro computer professional editors have been waiting for? This panel will dissect, discuss and answer ALL of your questions. Bring it on!
About Philip Hodgetts
Philip Hodgetts’ unique blend of business and production knowledge gives him insight into the current state of the industry, and a remarkably accurate look forward. He is a metadata expert and will talk about how to handle a file-based workflow. Philip is also an expert in working in the field with limited resources and no power.
About Jon Chappell
Jon Chappell is an editor, post production supervisor and software developer originally from the UK. He is the owner of Digital Rebellion and is a regular contributor to the Final Cut Pro, Avid and Adobe communities. His post production software is used every day by production companies, studios and Fortune 500 companies worldwide.
10:00PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)
Copy of DaVinci Resolve - Blackmagic Design
Copy of Boris BCC FEC AVX - BorisFX
Delirium + Damage Bundle - Digieffects
2 copies of CrumplePop HDR for GoPro - Crumplepop
2x $100.00 coupons - Tangent FX
1 full license of Repair FX" CHV Plug-ins
$100 voucher for any AssistedEditing product - Intelligent Assistance
1x Pro Maintenance Tools- Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Media Tools- Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Versioner - Digital Rebellion
1x Kollaberate, CinePlay,Cut Notes Bundle- Digital Rebellion
2 FREE Webinars - Larry Jordan
$200 free Stock Footage Clips - Pond5
Free Stock Footage HD Clips up to $500.00 value - Artbeats
$200 towards MotionVFX Templates - MotionVFX
Copy of VeeScope Live - VeeScope Live
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
FCP Keyguide - Neotron
Automatic Duck Bottle Openers - Wes Plate
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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