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March 23 lafcpug meet


Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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"Alan Heim in conversation with lafcpug"

Join us as we welcome Academy Award winning film editor Alan Heim to lafcpug. Alan will speak about his extraordinary career, the craft of editing, show clips from some of some of his movies and take questions from the audience. And if that is not enough, 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 Stephen Kanter Misha Tenenbaum and Guru to be named later 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. lafcpug will also have a few announcements on its future.

7:30PM - 8:30PM - “Alan Heim in conversation with lafcpug - Alan Heim.
Academy Award winning film editor Alan Heim will speak about his extraordinary career and the craft of editing. We intend to show clips from some of the movies he has edited throughout his career and discuss them. Introduction reel will be by Stacy Pietrafitta. Michael Horton will play James Lipton.

About Alan Heim
Alan Heim is an American film editor with more than thirty feature-film credits. He had an extended collaboration with the director Bob Fosse; Heim's editing of Fosse's film, All That Jazz (1979), was honored by the Academy Award for Best Film Editing, the BAFTA Award for Best Editing, and the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award.
He was born in Bronx, New York. He was elected as a member of the American Cinema Editors, and served as the president of the organization from in 2006.

Selected filmography

Doc (Frank Perry-1971)
Lenny (Bob Fosse-1974)
Network (Sidney Lumet-1976)
All That Jazz (Bob Fosse-1979)
Hair (Milos Forman-1979)
Star 80 (Bob Fosse-1983)
Valmont (Milos Forman-1989)
Billy Bathgate (Robert Benton-1991)
American History X (Tony Kaye-1998)
The Notebook (Nick Cassavates-2004)
Alpha Dog (Nick Cassavetes-2006)
My Sister's Keeper (Nick Cassavetes-2009)
Grey Gardens (Michael Sucsy-2009)

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 - Q and A with Alan Heim - All of you
This is where it gets real fun. There was no way to cover everything we want to know in the first half, so let's try and cover everything we want to know in the 2nd half. This is YOUR part of the show.

9:45PM - 9:55PM - Behind the Scenes of Death Race 2." - Show and Tell - Chip Bolcik
Filmmaker Chip Bolcik went to South Africa and shot behind the scenes for the movie Death Race 2. He then edited the footage into podcasts. Chip will show a couple of those podcasts.

9:55PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)
Copy of Adobe CS5 Production Premium - Adobe
Sound Stage Rental ($850.00 value) - TVE Studios
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
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




lafcpug generally meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month. 

Meetings are open to anyone and everyone, beginners through advanced.

A $5.00 donation will be required for entry. Doors open at 6PM. First come, best seat. Show up early.







Digital projection made possible through the generous sponsorship of Apple Inc. and the Pixel Corps with additional support from Adobe Systems, AJA, ProMax Systems, BIAS, Inc, DigitalFilm Tree, and Gefen Inc.

lafcpug meetings are presented in association with the

Barnsdall Gallery Theater, a facility of the City of Los Angeles

Department of Cultural Affairs.








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When & Where

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

Wednesday, March 23, 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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