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With Special Guest, Jay Cassidy A.C.E.

Twelfth Annual CPUG San Francisco SuperMeet

CPUG Network

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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General Admission
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Ended $15.00 $1.37
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Ended $10.00 $1.24

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Enjoy a few cocktails, network and party with industry peers while learning latest trends in collaborative editing workflows!

Join the CPUG Network, including SF Cutters, Lacpug, BOSCPUG and other digital video user groups around the Globe in San Francisco, CA for the largest single day gathering of creative and collaborative editors, HDSLR filmmakers, digital content creators and Gurus in San Francisco in 2012!

Attend SuperMeet Workshops during the day in tandem with the SuperMeet Digital Showcase and SuperMeet in the evening. WORKSHOP Registration now available: Click here: http://supermeetsf13.eventbrite.com/

Workshop limit is 3, please only sign up for workshops at DIFFERENT times.

  • Where? - Robertson Auditorium
    Mission Bay Conference Center (William J. Rutter Center)- UCSF (Download Driving and Parking and Train instructions HERE)
    1675 Owens Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158
    Phone: 866.431.UCSF


  • When? - Wednesday, January 30, 2013 (Doors open 4:30PM for SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring 25 vendors)
  • How Much? $15.00 per person (General Admission)plus ticket fee.
    $10.00 for Students and Teachers with valid ID
    $20.00 at the door
    Ticket will include 2 raffle tickets. 
  • Any raffle prizes? Of course. $2.00 per ticket or 3 for $5.00
  • Who should attend? - Everyone who wants to learn more about the craft of editing, digital filmmaking and meet others who may know more than you do.
  • Food and Drink? - Food (free) and Cash Bars will be available to enjoy a few cocktails!

Agenda (not in order and subject to change)

- A Conversation with Academy Award Nominated Film Editor Jay Cassidy
We welcome film editor Jay Cassidy to the SuperMeet. Jay will discuss his career editing films, the craft of editing. Jay was just nominated for an Academy Awardand a A.C.E. Eddy award for Best Film Editing for the movie SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK. There will be time for questions.

About Jay Cassidy
JayCassidy A.C.E. began his career as a film editor in the 1970s working on documentaries and political advertisements and has edited more than 30 films.

His most recent credit is SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK which was just nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing, The film also won the People's Choice Award at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival as well as being nominated for four Golden Globes and five Spirit Awards. The American Film Institute chose the film as the AFI Movie of the Year.

He has collaborated with Sean Penn on all the films Penn has directed, most notably "INTO THE WILD" (2007) for which Cassidy was nominated for an Academy Award for Film Editing. Other credits include ""AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH" (2006), which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2007, "BROTHERS" (2009), "CONVICTION" (2010) and "WAITING FOR SUPERMAN" (2010). Cassidy is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and American Cinema Editors.

- The San Francisco Debut of "TouchEdit" - Dan Lebental
TouchEdit captures the spirit of classical filmmaking while offering cutting-edge digital editing capabilities. By allowing editors to cut video using finger touch commands on tactile filmstrips, TouchEdit reconnects its users with the essence of real film. The app can also carry metadata, including timecode, and can output specialized lists to collaborate with other editing systems.

About Dan Lebental A.C.E.
Dan Lebental is a Hollywood professional editor, the founder and the designer of TouchEdit. He has been editing feature films for more than twenty years, working with some of Hollywood's top movie studios and directors. His long time collaboration with Jon Favreau has yielded hits such as ELFand the blockbusters IRON MAN and IRON MAN 2. His versatility across genres includes working on comedies, dramas, thrillers, documentaries, TV projects as represented by more than 20 movies and hundreds of music videos cut over the span of his career.

He recently completed the documentary THE ART OF CONFLICT as both Producer and Editor.

Dan Lebental is a member of American Cinema Editors and the Motion Picture Academy of Arts, has lectured on the art of editing at USC and has spoken at various international conferences.

Throughout his career Dan continues to support and mentor students and aspiring beginners taking pleasure in fostering a new generation of editors.

- Shooting Raw with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera - Marco Solorio
Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media walks us through the process of shooting RAW on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and how it differs from shooting traditional video, thus expanding maximum dynamic range while also reducing the amount of inherent noise. With a new independent short film currently in production from OneRiver Media, we get a sneak peak of some of the principle footage and how it was exposed for RAW.

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 (@OneRiverMedia),Facebook and through his blog where he covers industry tips, tech, reviews, editorials, and behind-the-scenes.

Color Grading with DaVinci Resolve - Alexis Van Hurkman
Marco Solorio will show us footage he shot RAW with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Colorist Alexis Van Hurkman will grade it right before our eyes without a net.

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."

- The Creative Cloud for the Video Professionals - Jason Levine
Jason will show you how you can speed up your video post-production work with the latest features and workflows in Adobe® Creative Cloud™ membership, which gives you the entire collection of CS6 tools, including Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Plus, Creative Cloud members automatically get a free library of training videos, cloud storage and the ability to sync to any device. Save 40%on an annual membership: upgrade from Creative Suite to Creative Cloud only US$29.99/ month.

About Jason Levine
Jason Levine, Worldwide Evangelist for Adobe, travels the globe educating and promoting the Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite professional video products. Levine has conducted training/workflow sessions for some of the top broadcast corporations in Europe and Asia including BBC, RTL and SVT.  Prior to Adobe, Jason was a full-time recording engineer working in studios coast-to-coast, engineering hundreds of recordings in a multitude of genres, prompting the formation of BoodahJooMusic Publishing. Since 2003, Jason has presented to more than 250,000 people, from Syracuse to Singapore and everywhere in between.

- Cine Meter - Adam Wilt
Cine Meter is a professional film/video/photo application for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, using the built-in camera to provide a shutter-priority reflected light meter, an RGB waveform monitor, and a false-color picture mode. Cine Meter works on any iDevice with a camera running iOS 5.0 or higher.

About Adam Wilt
Adam Wilt has been a freelance film & video tech for over 30 years, and a software geek for nearly as long. His DV FAQ at adamwilt.com was the primary reference site for the DV revolution; he started the "Technical Difficulties" column at DV Magazine; and he currently reviews cine and video cameras for provideocoalition.com. He co-authored the Apple Pro Training Series book "Optimizing your Final Cut Pro System", which was so staggeringly popular that upon publication, it immediately sank without a trace, leaving no survivors. He has been using FCP since version 1.0, and he's not the least bit ashamed to be working with FCPX today.

Attend SuperMeet Workshops during the day in tandem with the SuperMeet Digital Showcase and SuperMeet in the evening. WORKSHOP Registration now available: Click here: http://supermeetsf13.eventbrite.com/

Have questions about Twelfth Annual CPUG San Francisco SuperMeet? Contact CPUG Network

When & Where

Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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CPUG Network

SuperMeets are gatherings of Adobe, Avid, FInal Cut and Autodesk editors, gurus and digital filmmakers from within the US, Europe and the world over who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows and solutions in a collaborative workflow environment. SuperMeets are held annually in San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, London and Boston and feature user-driven demos of new products, collaborative production and post production workflows and filmmaker show and tells, including a SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring hardware and software developers providing workflow solutions for digital filmmakers and content creators.

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