FCPUG Network Announces Fourth Annual FCPUG Amsterdam SuperMeet

August 16, 2011 in Seminars and Events (E)

[prMac.com] Los Angeles CA / Boston MA - The Final Cut Pro User Group Network (FCPUG Network) today have announced the Fourth Annual Amsterdam SuperMeet, to take place on Sunday, Sept 11, 2011 at the Hotel Krasnapolsky in the heart of Amsterdam during IBC2011. Doors open at 16:00 with the "SuperMeet Digital Showcase" featuring over 23 software and hardware developers. SuperMeet Presentations will begin at 19:00 and continue until 23:00. Tickets are on sale online for the Early Bird price of Euro10.00 each plus ticket fee (Early Bird price ends August 18 , 2011) and $10.00 for students and Teachers with valid ID.

The Amsterdam SuperMeet will further celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of SuperMeets and promises to be the single largest gathering of Final Cut, Adobe, Avid and Autodesk editors, gurus and digital filmmakers IBC2011. It is expected this SuperMeet will sell out as historically every SuperMeet sells out.

Scheduled to appear on stage will be Michael Wohl, one of the creators of the original Final Cut Pro, who will show off the latest on the new Final Cut Pro X from Apple. "I'm excited to join the SuperMeet cast and crew once again in Amsterdam," states Wohl, who has recently authored two books on Final Cut Pro X for Peachpit Press, the Visual QuickPro Guide (co-authored with Lisa Brenneis) and Apple Pro Training Series: Advanced Final Cut Pro X. Wohl has also just released over 15 hours of training videos on Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 for MacProVideo.com. "There's a lot of myths circulating in the industry as to what Final Cut Pro X can and cannot do," states Wohl. "That's my focus at the SuperMeet, to clear up the confusion about what Final Cut Pro X editors can do now."

Also featured on stage will be the welcome return of Jason Levine, Worldwide Evangelist for Adobe. Levine will showcase "Adobe Premiere Pro 5.5 for Final Cut Pro editors."

Avid will also return on stage with a very special guest editor from Hollywood who will talk about Avid workflow and show off the latest version of Media Composer.

Autodesk is back with filmmaker and visual effects artist Jim Geduldick, who just recently joined Autodesk. Geduldick will focus on the editorial tools and workflow available within Smoke on Mac OS X using RED Epic footage filmed by Geduldick and premiering at the SuperMeet.

Blackmagic Design will bring to the stage London-based colorist Dado Valentic, an award-winning artist known for his grading work on the BAFTA winning 'Flying with Monsters' (2011), the world's first 3D opera 'Carmen in 3D' (2011), and 3D commercials for Panasonic, Red Bull and Nintendo. Valento will discuss his workflow using the latest Davinci Resolve for Mac.

On behalf of Red Giant Software, DSLR Guru Philip Bloom will screen "The Best of Bloom," a special compilation of video clips for the SuperMeet encompassing Bloom's best work over the last year.

Rounding out the evening will be the always wild and fun "World Famous Raffle," where over Euro30,000 (Euros) worth of valuable filmmaker-related prizes will be handed out to dozens of lucky winners.

Doors will open at 16:30 with the SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring over 20 software and hardware developers including Autodesk, Blackmagic Design, Avid, Adobe, Genarts, Atomos, Pond 5, G-Tech, Matrox, Noise Industries, Media Machine, Maxon, Future Store, B&H, College of Multimedia, SAE Institute, Red Giant Software, Glyph, iCentre, Pearson, Qube Cinema and others. Here, attendees can enjoy a few cocktails, mingle and party with industry peers, network one on one with leading manufacturers and learn about the latest trends in collaborative editing workflows for post production and broadcast markets.

Tickets are only Euro10.00 each (includes 2 raffle tickets) for Adults and Euro10.00 for students and Teachers and are on sale online only. It will be Euro20.00 each at the door. Food (snacks) and drinks will be available throughout the evening. To purchase tickets online and for complete daily updates on the SuperMeet, including directions, transportation options, Open Screen Theatre info and a current list of raffle prizes, visit the Amsterdam SuperMeet web site.

SuperMeets are gatherings of Final Cut, Adobe, Avid 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. Final Cut Pro User Groups (FCPUG) started as a grassroots movement to connect Apple Final Cut Pro Editors at a local level. Now in its 10th year, the producers behind the SuperMeet have harnessed the energy of local chapters globally and turned SuperMeets into the industry's most influential user-organized series of global events. SuperMeets are held annually in San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, London and Boston. The SuperMeet agenda usually includes user driven demos of new products, digital video tips and tricks and filmmaker show and tells, including a SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring hardware and software developers providing workflow solutions for digital filmmakers and content creators. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.


Daniel Berube
Co-producer - Boston Final Cut Pro User Group

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