April 12, 2010 in User Groups (E)
[prMac.com] Los Angeles, CA / Boston, MA - The Final Cut Pro User Group Network (FCPUG) today announced that the Ninth Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in the Amazon Ballroom at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, will be live video streamed over the Internet by Boinx Software and Zaplive.tv. Registration will be required to view the free live video stream which will begin at 6:30PM PST. This SuperMeet is the first to have Adobe, Apple and Avid on one stage together and promises to be the single largest gathering of editors, gurus and digital filmmakers during the 2010 NAB Show.
The live video stream will begin at 6:30pm PST and will be produced using BoinxTV from Boinx Software, a live production tool for creating Live to Disk, Live to Internet and Live to Stage video. Boinx Software will provde production services to produce the live video stream, hosted by Zaplive.tv with no pop-up adverts.
"This will be the second time we have streamed a SuperMeet and a first for the Las Vegas SuperMeet," said SuperMeet co-producers Daniel Berube (Boston Final Cut Pro User Group) and Michael Horton (Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group), in a joint statement. We have gotten hundreds of requests over the years from people around the world literally begging us to stream these shows, and now finally we can."
Registration will be required to view the free live video stream and will begin Tuesday afternoon, April 13, 2010 off of the SuperMeet Live web site.
For those that are going to the 2010 Nab Show and wish to attend the SuperMeet in person, tickets are still available online for $15.00 each, (plus $1.36 ticket fee) and $10.00 for students with Valid ID or $20.00 at the door.
Scheduled to appear on stage (subject to change) will be user-driven presentations and special announcements from Apple, Avid, Adobe, Canon, Blackmagic Design and ARRI. In addition there will be a demo of "Affordable 3D" and "iPad for Digital Filmmakers."
Rounding out the evening will be the always wild and crazy "World Famous Raffle" with currently $85,000.00 worth of prizes to be handed out to dozens of lucky winners, including a Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera and related HD-DSLR gear, Apple iPad, NLE software and hardware, plug-ins and much more.
Doors will open at 4:00PM with the SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring 35 software and hardware developers including Adobe, Blackmagic Design, Canon, ARRI, Avid, Automatic Duck, Data Robotics, Future Media Concepts, Matrox, Noise Industries, NVIDIA, Panasonic, Vimeo and many others.
As part of the Digital Showcase, the producers have announced the "Open Screen Theatre," sponsored by ARRI. Filmmakers and digital content creators will have a 10 minute chance to "Get Seen" in an informal, collaborative setting. The producers want those who are shooting with DSLRS, camcorders, iPhones and anything that makes video to screen their content and interact. Just show up and sign up, get up and show off. Sign-ups begin at 3:45PM when the doors open and are open only to ticket holders. Only DVDs and QT movies will be accepted.
To purchase tickets and for complete details on the SuperMeet including driving shuttle transportation, a current list of raffle prizes and details on ARRI Open Screen Theatre, visit the SuperMeet web site.
SuperMeets are gatherings of Final Cut Studio, Adobe and Avid editors, gurus and digital filmmakers from throughout the world who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows and solutions such as Apple's Final Cut Studio suite of applications. SuperMeets are held annually in San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Amsterdam and London, with a new major city to be announced in 2010. The SuperMeet agenda usually includes demos of new products, digital video tips and tricks, and filmmaker show and tells, including a SuperMeet Digital Showcase with vendors and small developers providing workflow solutions for digital filmmakers and content creators.