Agenda set for Fourth Annual FCPUG Amsterdam SuperMeet

September 5, 2011 in Seminars and Events (E)

[] Los Angeles CA / Boston MA - The agenda has now been set for the Fourth Annual FCPUG Amsterdam SuperMeet to be held Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the Hotel Krasnapolsky in the heart of Amsterdam during IBC week. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the SuperMeet web site. Doors open at 16:30 - 17:00

Scheduled to appear on stage will be Michael Wohl, one of the original designers of Final Cut Pro. Michael will show "What you Need to Know about Final Cut Pro X. "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."

Film editor Eddie Hamilton will describe the editorial of "X-Men: First Class" and "Kick-Ass" and then be joined by Michael Krulik of AVID who will share the latest news on Avid Media Composer.

Adobe's Jason Levine will show how CS5.5 Production Premium software can deliver a fully-featured professional editing workflow with breakthrough performance, showcasing Adobe Premiere Pro native workflow, including working with DSLR footage; Working with ProRes files; Native integration with After Effects and Photoshop; and the Speed and power of the 64-bit Adobe Media Encoder, exporting content to multiple screens, devices & tablets.

Cinematographer and director Philip Bloom will present a compilation of video clips that comprise what he feels is his best work over the last year.

Autodesk's Ken La Rue will show you what it takes to put together a 3D stereoscopic music video from edit to visual effects to finish using Autodesk Smoke for Mac.

Award winning Colorist, Dado Valentic will be talking about using DaVinci Resolve on his recent commercial projects for Christian Dior and talking about workflow with FCP. He will also showcase some of his 3D work.

Rounding out the evening will be the always wild "World Famous Raffle," where currently over Euro36,000 (Euros) worth of valuable prizes will be handed out to dozens of lucky winners.

Doors will open at 16:30 - 17:00 with the SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring over 20 software and hardware developers including Autodesk, Blackmagic Design, Avid, Adobe, AJA, 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 Euro15.00 each (includes 2 raffle tickets) for Adults and Euro10.00 for students and Teachers are on sale online only. It will be Euro20.00 each at the door assuming any tickets are left. Food, (snacks) and cash bars will be available throughout the evening. To purchase tickets and for complete details on the SuperMeet including agenda, a current list of raffle prizes and directions to the Hotel Krasnapolsky, go to the 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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